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VOL. 132 | NO. 99 | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Events

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Sierra Club Chickasaw Group will host a Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan update presentation Thursday, May 18, at 5:50 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. John Zeanah, deputy director of the Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development, will discuss an overview of Memphis 3.0, the key findings so far, and a summary of community input received to date. Q&A will follow. Visit facebook.com/Chickasaw.Group for details.

Germantown Community Theatre will present Ken Ludwig’s murder mystery “The Game’s Afoot” Friday, May 19, through June 4 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Adult tickets are $24, with discounts for seniors and students. Visit gctcomeplay.org for show times and tickets.

Carriage Crossing’s Movie Mania series continues with a screening of “Finding Dory” Friday, May 19, at dusk in Central Park at the mall, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Cost is free. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com.

The Ruby Bridges Reading Festival returns Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the National Civil Rights Museum courtyard, 450 Mulberry St. Children pre-K through elementary school will receive free books and can enjoy storytelling and entertainment. Educators with a valid school ID can get free books for their classroom. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets to this picnic-style event. Cost is free. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.

Attorney J. Anthony Bradley will host a Veterans Administration aid and attendance seminar for World War II, Korea and Vietnam wartime veterans, spouses and caregivers Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at Culpepper Place of Bartlett, 7480 Summer Ave. Cost is free. Call 901-406-0310 for reservations.

Germantown Community Library will present the How-To Fest Saturday, May 20, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 1925 Exeter Road. DIY enthusiasts can learn from experts hosting demonstrations in dozens of topics, from raising backyard chickens to jewelry making, woodworking and more. Cost is free. Call 901-757-READ.

The Arc Mid-South’s annual International Tea will be held Saturday, May 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Emceed by Amy Speropoulos, host of “Local Memphis Live,” the event will feature international foods, fashion, dance and music. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at thearcmidsouth.org/tea or at the door.

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