VOL. 131 | NO. 217 | Monday, October 31, 2016
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Reel Masters: Chefs Casting About With Timing & Grace” authors Susan Schadt, Lisa Buser and Kelly English for a discussion and signing Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
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.
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.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host the Underwater Bubble Show Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. From Italy by way of Latvia, UBS combines drama, pantomime, dance, puppetry and more with the beauty of soap bubbles. Visit underwaterbubbleshow.com for more info.
St. George’s Independent School will host its annual art show Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 3-5, at its Collierville campus, 1880 Wolf River Blvd. More than 60 national and regionally known artists will display and sell their sculptures, photography and paintings. Visit sgisartshow.org for hours and details.
Girl Scouts Heart of the South will recognize Shelby County women who have a positive impact on other women and girls at the Stand Beside Her Luncheon Friday, Nov. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis National Golf Course, 10135 National Club Drive in Collierville. Germantown entrepreneur and designer Katie Kalsi will be the featured speaker. Tickets are $40; all proceeds from the luncheon and silent auction benefit Girl Scouts Heart of the South. Visit girlscoutshs.org.