VOL. 11 | NO. 7 | Saturday, February 17, 2018
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 calvarymemphis.org/lentenpreaching for the Waffle Shop menu and speaker schedule.
The Al Chymia Shrine Circus returns for two shows daily through Sunday, Feb. 18, at 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 alchymiashrine.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 memphisboatshow.com 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 balletmemphis.org 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 memphissymphony.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Signs of Spring Walk with master gardener Judith Hammond on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 1:30 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Free to members or with paid MBG admission; no reservations needed. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Pinot’s Palette, 8225 Dexter Road, suite 103. David Althizer of SOS Systems Inc. will present “Keeping Your Computer Safe in 2018.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop titled “Developing Your Financial Projections & Statements” Thursday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the City of Memphis Business Development Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Celtic Crossing will host An Evening of Irish Whiskey Tasting Thursday, Feb. 22, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at 903 S. Cooper St. The fourth edition in a series of private tasting events includes a selection of four Irish whiskeys and light hors d’oeuvres. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets are $44 and must be purchased through Eventbrite. Visit facebook.com/celticcrossingirishpub for details.
The Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival continues with a screening of “Big Sonia” Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s Belz Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $5 for MJCC members and $7 for the community. Visit jccmemphis.org/film for details and tickets.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions will host an open house Friday, Feb. 23, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall, 800 Madison Ave. Learn about careers in physician assistant studies, physical or occupational therapy, medical laboratory science and more. For details, visit uthsc.edu/health-professions/ or call 901-448-2187 or 901-448-5581.