VOL. 130 | NO. 232 | Monday, November 30, 2015
Lifeblood will host its third annual “Bears for Le Bonheur” holiday donation program Tuesday, Dec. 1, through Dec. 15 at any donor center or mobile blood drive. For each donor that gives blood or platelets, Lifeblood will donate a stuffed bear to a Le Bonheur patient. Visit lifeblood.org or call 800-LIFEBLOOD for details and to schedule an appointment.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Dec. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Chef Jennifer McCullough (Chef Jenn) will speak. Lunch fee is $20. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Peabody will host its monthly Master Taster’s Club wine tasting Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Peabody Corner Bar, 149 Union Ave. The tasting will include four sparkling wines and light bites prepared by Peabody chefs. Cost is $25; includes valet parking. RSVP to 901-529-4000.
ULI Memphis, the local Urban Land Institute chapter, will present its annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate event Thursday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. National and local speakers will discuss a variety of emerging real estate trends. Visit memphis.uli.org/events to register.
Cooper Young Business Association will host Holiday Fun in Cooper Young on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Businesses will light up their windows and outdoor displays for the annual “Unwrapped” contest; the Peabody School Choir (5:30 to 6) and Memphis Men of Harmony (6 to 6:30) will perform in the gazebo. Call 901-276-7222.
Germantown Community Theatre will present “Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play” Friday, Dec. 4, through Dec. 20 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
David Lusk Gallery will host an opening reception for Ted Faiers’ “Seasons’ Greetings” Friday, Dec. 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG-Temp, 64 Flicker St. The exhibition features Faiers’ annual holiday woodcuts from 1950 to 1984. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Visible Music College will present “A Visible Christmas” Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 225 N. Main St. The annual Christmas concert will feature a blend of Christmas favorites and original music. Admission is free; donations accepted. Visit visible.edu for details.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Enjoy breakfast (served at 9:15 and 10:30), crafts, ballet and a winter farmers market, plus photos with Santa. Admission is $15 for members and $18 for nonmembers. Buy tickets at memphisbotanicgarden.com or 901-636-4131.