VOL. 131 | NO. 232 | Monday, November 21, 2016
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will wrap up its Motown Film Series with a screening of “Soul! Featuring Stevie Wonder and Wonderlove” on Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; admission is pay-what-you-can at the door. Visit staxmuseum.com for details.
A public meeting on the Pinch District redevelopment plan will take place Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Balinese Ballroom, 330 N. Main St. The planning team will present the vision that has been crafted for the Pinch District following two public input meetings earlier this year, and also will discuss connectivity between this initiative and other projects in the immediate vicinity. For more information, contact Brett Roler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-575-0540.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix’s Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. The open-mic format will be hosted by Jo Garner. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call 901-482-0354.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold a reception for the Thom Kostura art show Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Visitors Center Gallery, 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Circuit Playhouse will present the regional premiere of “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!” Friday, Nov. 25, through Dec. 23 at 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum will celebrate Jacob Burkle Day on Friday, Nov. 25, the 185th anniversary of Burkle’s birth. The day marks the 185th anniversary of Burkle’s birth as Slave Haven also observes its 160th anniversary. Members of the Burkle family will visit the museum to celebrate Burkle’s birthday at noon; tours will be given from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, email email@example.com or call 901-527-3427.
Germantown’s holiday tree lighting will take place Friday, Nov. 25, at Municipal Park Lake, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Families gather in Municipal Square at 5 p.m. to sing holiday songs, toast marshmallows and witness the lighting of the tree at 5:30 p.m. Afterward, enjoy refreshments and visit with Santa inside City Hall. Cost is free. Visit germantown-tn.gov.