VOL. 131 | NO. 241 | Monday, December 5, 2016
Memphis 3.0 kickoff rallies continue through Saturday, Dec. 10, at locations around Memphis. The rallies will include a short overview of the Memphis 3.0 planning process followed by an opportunity for citizens to provide input on the future of their neighborhoods. Upcoming rallies include (start time is 5:30 unless otherwise noted): Dec. 5 at Raleigh Community Center; Dec. 6 at East High School; Dec. 7 in the Pipkin Building at the Mid-South Fairgrounds; Dec. 8 at McFarland Community Center; Dec. 9 at Bert Ferguson Community Center; Dec. 10 (10 a.m.) at the Cossitt Library; and Dec. 10 (2 p.m.) at the McWherter Senior Center. Visit memphis3point0.com for details.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Michael Finger, author of “Memphis in Motion: How the Automobile Changed Our City,” for a discussion and signing Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Ashton Lee, author of “Queen of the Cookbooks,” for a discussion and signing Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
JETS Memphis (Jet & Engine Trading Society) will meet Thursday, Dec. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Amerigo Italian restaurant, 1239 Ridgeway Road. Don Wilson, vice president of special projects at Inventory Locator Service, will present “Gaining Insights About the Aviation Market with Market Intelligence.” Cost is $25 at the door. RSVP to email@example.com by Monday, Dec. 5.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening reception for David Lynch’s and Ron Olson’s “All Roads Lead to Memphis” art exhibit Thursday, Dec. 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibition will be on display through Dec. 28. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10 (along with Dec. 16-23) from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Bring the family to play in the “snow,” sip hot cocoa or spiced tea, create a winter craft, and enjoy music, lights and more throughout My Big Backyard. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.