VOL. 130 | NO. 133 | Friday, July 10, 2015
POTS@TheWorks will present the world premiere of “Mountain View,” a winner of the NewWorks@TheWorks competition, Friday, July 10, through Aug. 2 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
CTI Professional Flight Training will celebrate the grand opening of its FAA-approved flight school at Millington Regional Jetport with a ribbon cutting Friday, July 10, at 2 p.m. and an open house Saturday, July 11, at 1 p.m. at the school, 8101 Hornet Ave. Chief flight instructor Joseph MacDougall will be on hand to answer questions at Friday’s ceremony. On Saturday, the public can tour the facility and try out the full-motion flight simulator. Visit ctipft.com.
Shady Grove Presbyterian Church will host an opening reception for Maggie Russell’s “Bring It to the Light,” Friday, July 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with an artist’s talk at 6:30 p.m., at the church, 5530 Shady Grove Road. Russell’s portraiture will be on display through Aug. 7. Visit shadygrovepres.org.
Carriage Crossing will screen “Annie” as part of its eighth annual Movie Mania series Friday, July 10, at dusk in Central Park at the mall, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Cost is free. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com.
Memphis Talent Dividend and community partners will host “A Taste of College,” an event for incoming college freshmen, Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics, 3675 Central Ave. Cost is free. Visit memphistalentdividend.com.
Repticon Memphis, a reptile and exotic-animal expo, will be held Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Landers Center, 4650 Venture Drive in Southaven. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for children younger than 5. Visit repticon.com/memphis.html.
Memphis Repertory Orchestra will present the world premiere of Robert G. Patterson’s “Ventures on the Bluff” Saturday, July 11, at 8 p.m. at Buckman Performing Arts Center, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Cost is free. Visit mropresents.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening reception for “Spirit of Havana,” photography by the late David Gingold, Sunday, July 12, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.