VOL. 131 | NO. 218 | Tuesday, November 1, 2016
The fourth annual Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival kicks off with author Jonathan Safran Foer on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s Shainberg Art Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. Visit jccmemphis.org/LitFest for a details, tickets and a festival schedule.
Creative Aging’s inaugural Senior Arts Series wraps up Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. at Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Road Extended. This performance for seniors and their guests will feature The Side Street Steppers and The Beverly Brothers, and will include a special salute to veterans. Tickets are $5 cash or check at the door. Visit creativeagingmidsouth.org or call 901-272-3434.
Memphis Medical District Collaborative will hold a Freewheel district-wide group bicycle ride Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m., departing from 600 Monroe Ave. The casual rides are free, and people are invited to bring their own bikes or reserve one from MMDC’s fleet. Visit facebook.com/wefreewheel for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present the “Sales & Use Tax” workshop Thursday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Learn how to prepare a sales and use tax return, report exempt sales and more. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Germantown Senior Expo will take place Thursday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Browse more than 50 exhibitors showcasing innovations in health care, housing and investments for seniors; take part in free health screenings; and enter to win door prizes throughout the day. Cost is free. Visit germantown-tn.gov for details.
The Celebrating Empowered Women Luncheon with reform rabbi, activist and “Casting Lots” author Susan Silverman will take place Thursday, Nov. 3, at 11:30 a.m. in the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s Shainberg Art Gallery, 6560 Poplar Ave. The luncheon is part of the fourth annual Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival. Visit jccmemphis.org for tickets and a festival schedule.
Strut! Memphis, a fashion show benefiting the Community Legal Center, will be held Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis, 5389 Poplar Ave. The evening will include the fashion show and live music, plus food and wine, a silent auction and more. Buy tickets at strutmemphis.com.