VOL. 131 | NO. 225 | Thursday, November 10, 2016
Junior League of Memphis Merry Marketplace will take place Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 10-12, at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Special events include a Girls’ Night Out, holiday happy hour, painting classes and more. Visit merrymarketplace.com for hours, details and advance tickets.
Professional Network on Aging will meet Thursday, Nov. 10, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Germantown United Methodist Church, 2331 S. Germantown Road. Lynn Doyle will discuss how to deal with holiday stress. Networking begins at 3 p.m., with the program at 3:30. Visit pnamidsouth.org for details.
National Black MBA Association-Memphis will hold a Harvard Business Review discussion panel Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. (networking reception at 5:30 p.m.) in the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business, 3675 Central Ave., room 125. Industry leaders from FedEx, St. Jude/ALSAC, the University of Memphis and the Workforce Investment Network will discuss “Great Leaders Who Make the Mix Work.” Cost is free; open to NBMBAA members and nonmembers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memphis Jewish Community Center will host journalist Christopher Noxon, discussing his novel “Plus One,” Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at MJCC, 6560 Poplar Ave. The talk is part of the Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival. Visit jccmemphis.org/LitFest for tickets and a festival schedule.
The Orpheum Theatre will host Pam Tillis in concert as part of the inaugural On Stage at the Halloran Centre series on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for tickets and a series schedule.
Youth Ballet Memphis will present its fall mixed repertory show, “Escapades,” Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11-13, at the Ballet Memphis studios, 7950 Trinity Road. The performance will feature six new works created by Ballet Memphis company members, Youth Ballet Memphis director Janet Parke, and members of the youth ballet company. Tickets are $10 and $15 at balletmemphis.org, by phone at 901-737-7322 and at the door (if available).
HeartLight 2016, benefiting Agape Child & Family Services, will be held Friday, Nov. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at New Direction Church, 6120 Winchester Road. Actress and human right activist Cicely Tyson, best known for her roles in “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “Sounder “ and “The Help,” will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $30. Visit agapemeanslove.org/hl16 for details and tickets.