VOL. 131 | NO. 5 | Thursday, January 7, 2016
Safer Shelby Summit, a roundtable discussion of criminal justice reforms the Tennessee Legislature will consider this year, will be held Thursday, Jan. 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. State Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Brian Kelsey has invited local leaders to participate.
Memphis International Auto Show cruises into the Memphis Cook Convention Center Friday through Sunday, Jan. 8-10, at 255 N. Main St. Experience the latest in-car technology, research your next vehicle and test drive more than 20 vehicles on site. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Buy advanced tickets at memphisautoshow.com.
The Whitehaven Partnership Committee will meet Friday, Jan. 8, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Whitehaven branch library, 4120 Millbranch Road. The organization seeks to clean up Whitehaven and address community concerns. Contact Calvin Burton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-412-2757 for details.
The Memphis Irish Society is enrolling for its 2016 Irish Gaelic class, set to begin Saturday, Jan. 9, in the Germantown area (contact for exact venue). The class is free, informal, and is open to all adults and children of middle-school age and older. It will meet most Saturdays throughout the year with some breaks. Email email@example.com for details.
Memphis School Guide will host a school choice fair Saturday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church, 2285 Frayser Blvd. Around 20 schools will be represented, including public, charter and private school options. The fair also will feature free workshops on topics of interest to parents. Cost is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Memphis branch of the American Association of University Women will meet Saturday, Jan. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Germantown Whole Foods Market, 7825 Poplar Ave., second floor meeting room. The topic is “Seeing is Believing: Women in Optometry,” featuring Dr. Cheryl Ervin and Dr. Luanne Cox. Call Vicki Armstrong at 901-606-4055 for details.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Love Me Tender: The Great Elvis Love Songs” Saturday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Terry Mike Jeffrey will join MSO to sing all the great Elvis Presley love songs. Buy tickets at memphissymphony.org.