VOL. 129 | NO. 5 | Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Graceland will host an Elvis birthday proclamation and cake-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 9:30 a.m. on the Graceland front lawn, 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd. Cost is free; cake and coffee will be served at the Chrome Grille after the ceremony. Visit elvis.com for other birthday events held through Saturday, Jan. 11.
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Hattiloo Theatre will present “One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show” Thursday, Jan. 9, to Jan. 26 at the theater, 656 Marshall Ave. Visit hattiloo.org.
Youth Villages will hold foster parent orientation sessions Thursday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m. at the Youth Villages office, 5515 Shelby Oaks Drive. For more information on the orientation and foster parent eligibility requirements, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 252-7648.
New Day Children’s Theatre will present an encore of “Shrek the Musical” Friday, Jan. 10, through Sunday, Jan. 12, and Jan. 17 to Jan. 19 at the Kroc Center, 800 E. Parkway. Buy tickets at newdaytheatre.org.
Threepenny Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” Friday, Jan. 10, through Monday, Jan. 13, and Jan. 17 to Jan. 19 at Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar Ave. All performances are set-your-own-price, cash only. Visit facebook.com/iheart3pt for showtimes and other details.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing will hold information sessions Friday, Jan. 10, at the college, 920 Madison Ave. The bachelor’s program session will be 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., master’s program from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and doctorate program from 3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. Visit uthsc.edu/nursing or call 448-6125.
The Whitehaven Partnership will meet Friday, Jan. 10, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Whitehaven branch library, 4120 Millbranch Road. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir, and representatives from the Memphis Police Department and other city agencies will discuss improving Whitehaven neighborhoods. Email email@example.com or call 345-3695.
The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will hold an opening reception for “Antiques of Early England and the Old South – Richard Tanner, Nancy and Orion Miller private collection,” Friday, Jan. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.