VOL. 130 | NO. 243 | Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Attorney J. Anthony Bradley will host a free seminar for World War II, Korea and Vietnam wartime veterans and spouses Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. at Legacy Estates at Lenox Park, 6551 Knight Arnold Road. The seminar will cover VA Aid and Attendance Improved Pension benefits. Visit bradley-law.com.
Memphis Theological Seminary will host a book signing for assistant professor Andrew Zirschky’s new book, “Beyond the Screen: Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation,” Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 168 East Parkway S. For more information, call 901-458-8232.
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Emmanuel United Methodist Church will present Christmas Ring & Sing on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 2404 Kirby Road. The concert will feature holiday music by the children’s choirs, Children’s Orff Ensemble, handbell choirs and Noiseful Joys. Visit emmanuelmemphis.org.
AARP Cordova Chapter #5449 will meet for a holiday luncheon Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Cheddar’s Restaurant, 2147 N. Germantown Parkway.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a book talk with Allyson Hobbs, author of “Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in America,” Thursday, Dec. 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hooks Hyde Hall, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free. RSVP at civilrightsmuseum.org or call Ryan Jones at 901-521-9699, ext. 2235.
Stax Music Academy will perform its holiday concert, “Home for the Holidays,” Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cadre Building, 149 Monroe Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door; children under 16 are free. Call 901-946-2535, ext. 250, to buy tickets.
The Orpheum Theatre will present Tony Bennett and special guest Antonia Bennett in concert Friday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m. at the Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host “Mandalas of MBG” on Monday, Dec. 21, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Discover patterns and designs in nature, then gather materials and make nature mandalas. Cost is $2 plus garden admission; no reservation necessary. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.