Calvary Episcopal Church’s 2018 Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop is open Tuesdays to Fridays through March 27 at Calvary, 102 N. Second St. The Waffle Shop is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the preaching series takes place from 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. The evening series, Lent After Dark, is Wednesdays, with dinner from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and a speaker at 6:30 p.m. Visit for the Waffle Shop menu and speaker schedule.

The Al Chymia Shrine Circus returns for two shows daily through Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Agricenter ShowPlace Arena, 105 S. Germantown Parkway. Now in its 76th year, the circus benefits the Al Chymia Shrine Center’s operating fund. Tickets are $10. Visit for showtimes and advance tickets.

The 33rd annual Bowlin’ on the River Bowl-a-thon benefiting Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South will be held Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 17-18 and Feb. 24-25 (other dates available), at Winchester Bowl, 3703 S. Mendenhall Road; Billy Hardwick’s All Star Lanes, 1576 S. White Station Road; and FunQuest, 440 U.S. 72 in Collierville. Teams of five are asked to raise a minimum of $350 and each member will receive a souvenir T-shirt. Contact Ellen Celosky at 901-366-7800 or to reserve a lane.

The Mid-South Sports & Boat Show takes place Friday through Sunday, Feb. 16-18, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The show features boat and tackle dealers, fishing seminars, a trout fishing pond for kids, and more. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. Visit for hours and details.

Ballet Memphis will present “Small Places,” the third and final installment in its new mixed-repertory series, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 16-18, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The show includes three new original works by choreographers Stephanie Martinez, Brian McSween and Julie Marie Niekrasz. Visit for showtimes and tickets.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Tchaikovsky’s Fifth” Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center, 255 N. Main St, and Sunday, Feb. 18, at 2:30 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. The concert features Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5” along with works by Korngold and Mozart. Buy tickets at