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VOL. 132 | NO. 242 | Thursday, December 7, 2017

Events

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Tennessee Shakespeare Company will stage Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” Thursday, Dec. 7, through Dec. 17 at Dixon Gallery & Gardens’ Winegardner Auditorium, 4339 Park Ave. Visit tnshakespeare.org for showtimes and tickets.

Celebrate the holidays in the Cooper-Young Historic District Thursday, Dec. 7. Stores and restaurants will offer holiday specials, and businesses will light their windows and outdoor displays for the annual “Unwrapped” contest (winners announced at 6 p.m.). The Peabody School Choir will sing Christmas carols in the gazebo starting at 5 p.m., and Santa will stroll around, handing out candy and posing for photos. Visitors are asked to bring a small toy under $5 to be donated to the school’s Peabody Eagle Bucks Program.

Let’s Innovate Through Education (LITE) hosts its Student Pitch Night Thursday, Dec. 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the University of Memphis’ Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive, suite 206. High school students will pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to the community, with audience members voting to select two to receive additional funding for their startup or nonprofit. Tickets are $25 at eventbrite.com. Visit litememphis.com for details.

Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park hosts Decorate Your Car Night, Park Member Night and Movie Night Thursday, Dec. 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the park, 6903 Great View Drive N. Decorate your car to get a $5 discount per car on tickets purchased at the gate, then head to Mistletoe Village for a 7 p.m. screening of “Elf.” Visit shelbyfarmspark.org for details.

The 2017 Memphis Bar Association annual meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Guest House at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd. The evening will feature an awards presentation, raffle and live band. Tickets are $70 (includes dinner and parking). Visit memphisbar.org/annualmeeting for details and registration.

Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett will host a breastfeeding education event Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Magnolia Room at the hospital, 2986 Kate Bond Road. Dr. Allison Stiles, chair of the Shelby County Breastfeeding Coalition, will answer questions and discuss the factors that should be weighed when deciding if breastfeeding is the right decision for a mother and her baby. Call 901-820-7022 to register.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 124 481 17,865
MORTGAGES 127 530 20,565
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 4 48 2,693
BUILDING PERMITS 195 891 36,836
BANKRUPTCIES 52 262 11,426
BUSINESS LICENSES 24 139 5,848
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 26 116 6,830
MARRIAGE LICENSES 26 133 4,049