VOL. 130 | NO. 1 | Thursday, January 1, 2015
The Daily News offices will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. Offices will reopen Friday, Jan. 2, at 8:30 a.m.
T.O. Fuller State Park will hold a New Year’s Day hike on the 4.5-mile Discovery Trail Thursday, Jan. 1, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the visitors center, 1500 W. Mitchell Road. Members of the Tennessee Trails Association will be serving samples of black-eyed peas, cornbread, chips and dip and hot chocolate, and a ranger will be present to host a birds of prey program. Cost is free. Call the park office at 543-7581 for details.
Memphis Botanic Garden will display recent landscapes by Elizabeth Garat Thursday, Jan. 1, through Jan. 25 in Fratelli’s Cafe Gallery at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibition will be open Mondays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
POTS@TheWorks will present the world premiere of “We Live Here,” a winner of the NewWorks@TheWorks competition, Friday, Jan. 2, through Jan. 25 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for Jerry and Terry Lynn’s “Brothers Keeper” Friday, Jan. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. The show runs through Jan. 31. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Germantown Community Library will host a Downton Abbey tea party Saturday, Jan. 3, at 2 p.m. at the library, 1925 Exeter Road. Fans can celebrate the premiere of the show’s fifth season with tea, finger foods and a screening of season four’s last episode. Period costumes are encouraged. Free tickets are required. Call 901-757-7323 or visit germantown-library.org.
West Tennessee Historical Society will meet Monday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. in Wunderlich Auditorium at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. Episcopal priest Rev. Donald Edgar Mowery shares his story of Youth Service in Memphis Inc. and Youth Service USA. Visit wths-tn.org.
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will hold a stroke survivor group meeting Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m. in Medical Office Building A, 7655 Poplar Ave, suite 250. The topic is “Lost and Found: How Do We Get From One to the Other?” Email email@example.com or call 901-516-6929.