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King Day 2019

Mon., Jan. 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

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A 90th birthday celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy, with performances, children's activities, and community resources. Free admission with food donation. (901) 521-9699

In This Place: Conversations for Restoration

Mon., Jan. 21, 6 p.m.
Clayborn Temple 294 Hernando, Memphis Downtown

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Taking place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the first event of the series will carry the theme of MLK’s Birmingham Jail: Unpacking Lessons from King for Memphis in 2019. Tami Sawyer, Shelby County Commissioner and Managing Director, External Affairs at Teach for America, will be Clayborn Temple’s first In This Place Speaker in Residence and will curate and host events.

Tiny Giants 3D

Through Jan. 26
CTI 3D Giant Theater In the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, Memphis University of Memphis


A spectacular adventure into the world of tiny creatures. The Tiny Giants from Lichterman live animal shows will be held at the Pink Palace Museum 12:30 p.m. each Saturday from November 17th through January 26th. (901) 636-2362

A Song for Coretta

Through Feb. 3
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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On February 6, 2006, people began lining up at dawn outside of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay their respects to the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King, widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose body lay in state in the small sanctuary. By mid-morning, the crowd wound around the corner of the building. The five characters in this play are at the end of that long line of mourners. 502-3486

"Tributaries"

Through April 7
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


Exhibition of new work by Tanya Crane. 774-6380

"Origami in the Garden"

Through March 24
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of 24 museum-quality outdoor sculptures depicting origami-inspired works crafted by artists Kevin Box, Te Jui Fu, Beth Johnson, Michael G. LaFosse, and Robert Lang. 636-4100

Go Ape Treetop Adventure

Ongoing
Shelby Farms 500 N. Pine Lake, Germantown Germantown

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Course in Shelby Farms Park open for its second season. 767-PARK

Yellow Fever Rock & Roll Ghost Tour

Ongoing

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See what used to be, Memphis style, with Mike McCarthy. Call to schedule a personal tour. 901-486-6325

MLK Day Clean Up

Mon., Jan. 21, 8:30 a.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

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The staff of Elmwood needs some help raking and picking up litter around the perimeter of the cemetery. Meet up at the Elmwood office located at 824 S. Dudley. Weather-appropriate clothing is a must. Please bring your work gloves; tools and bags will be provided. 774-3212

Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service

Mon., Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Memphis Union Mission 383 Poplar, Memphis Downtown


In celebration of National Mentoring Month, an opportunity for volunteers to engage in their community through a day of service. 526-8406

Mary Gagz and Her Gaggle of Drags

Mon., Jan. 21
Bar DKDC 964 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


272-0830

Blood Drive to Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mon., Jan. 21
National Civil Rights Museum Plaza between Main and Civil Rights Museum, Memphis Downtown

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Donate during the week of January 14th-20th at any of Vitalant's five donation centers, or on January 21st in the bloodmobiles at the National Civil Rights Museum. Blood donors receive a VIP Pass for a family of four to the museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Will B Smith

Mon., Jan. 21, 6 p.m.
Lafayette's Music Room 2119 Madison, Memphis Overton Square


207-5097

Tas Cru

Mon., Jan. 21, 7-11 p.m.
Rum Boogie Cafe 182 Beale, Memphis Beale Street


528-0150

Jason James and the Delta Beats

Mon., Jan. 21, 7-11 p.m.
Blues City Cafe 138 Beale, Memphis Beale Street


526-3637

Damn Randys and Human Disaster

Mon., Jan. 21, 8 p.m.
Hi-Tone 412-414 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown


278-TONE

AutoZone Park Job Fair

Mon., Jan. 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
AutoZone Park Third and Union, Memphis Downtown


Available Event Staff positions include, but are not limited to, Box Office Ticket Seller, Usher, Usher Supervisor, Promotional Team, Field Crew, Bat Boy/Girl, Video Replay Operator, and Camera Operator. All new hires must be at least 18 years of age and successfully pass a background check and drug screening. All positions are part-time, paid hourly. Prospective Event Staff need to attend just one Job Fair, and returning Event Staff who were employed at the end of the 2018 season do not need to attend. 721-6000

Memphis Music Monday

Third Monday of every month, 6-9 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe 126 Beale, Memphis Beale Street

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First and third Monday-evening music showcase, now in its 6th year. Memphis Music Monday features some of the best music Memphis has to offer. Pre-registration required to participate. No cover, all ages, limited free appetizers are served. 901-636-6857

Artists' Link Meeting

Third Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Jason's Deli 3473 Poplar, Memphis University of Memphis


Speakers include Rob Moler: January; Lisa Tribo: February; Jason Miller: March; Marc Rouillard: April; Shane McDermott: May. 324-3181

Forge, Cast, Fabricate

Fridays, 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., Sundays, 1-11 p.m. and Mondays-Thursdays, 7:45 a.m.-11 p.m. Continues through Feb. 14
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Apprentices Elizabeth Belz, Kacy Ganley, and Cassi Rebman are featured along with the Museum’s staff artists Stephanie Bray, Kevin Burge, Eva Langsdon, Jim Masterson, Jeannie Tomlinson Saltmarsh, and James Vanderpool. (901) 321-3000

"Labor"

Fridays, 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., Sundays, 1-11 p.m. and Mondays-Thursdays, 7:45 a.m.-11 p.m. Continues through Feb. 14
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Katie Maish. “Labor” maps the journey from the first day she and her husband met their fertility doctor in 2013 to present day, along with the ever-evolving issues and concerns associated with raising a child and being a mother. (901) 321-3000

"Enough: A Me Too Exhibition"

Through Jan. 27, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work that aims to provide a voice, a wall, and a safe space to make artistic voices regarding sexual assault heard and embraced. Over 25 artists participating. 901-272-5100

TN Naturalist Program

Jan. 21-March 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

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The Tennessee Naturalist Program is a corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service, dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. TN Naturalist Program participants will complete a training course of 40 hours instruction plus 40 hours of approved volunteer service activities. Class size is limited; registration is required. Register online at www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 901-636-4119. 636-4100

Seasonal Cocktails: Mojito Flight

Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31
Babalu Taco & Tapas 2115 Madison, Memphis Overton Square


Just pick four flavors of either the OG Mojitos, from Classic to Cucumber-melon, or one of the new flavors: Dragon-Blackberry, Pineapple, or Coco-banana. 901-274-0100

Seasonal Cocktails: Mojito Flight

Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31


Just pick four flavors of either the OG Mojitos, from Classic to Cucumber-melon, or one of the new flavors: Dragon-Blackberry, Pineapple, or Coco-banana. 901-410-8909

Babalu’s Taco of the Month: Sweet Duck

Through Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Babalu Taco & Tapas 2115 Madison, Memphis Overton Square


New year, new taco. We’re ringing in 2019 with a new Taco of the Month, the Sweet Duck Taco. For $3.75 guests can enjoy Confit Duck with cilantro vinegar slaw, sweet chili glaze and green onions. 901-274-0100

Babalu’s Taco of the Month: Sweet Duck

Through Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.


New year, new taco. We’re ringing in 2019 with a new Taco of the Month, the Sweet Duck Taco. For $3.75 guests can enjoy Confit Duck with cilantro vinegar slaw, sweet chili glaze and green onions. 901-410-8909

Libby Anderson

Mondays-Fridays, Sundays. Continues through Feb. 10
St. George's Episcopal Church 2425 South Germantown, Memphis Germantown


Exhibition of work by the former art teacher, employing an impressionistic style of oil painting using large brush strokes and vibrant, disparate colors. (901) 754-7282

"Improv"

Mondays-Fridays. Continues through Feb. 21
Gallery 1091 WKNO Studio, 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of new works by the Memphis Camera Club. 458-2521

"Banner for the Lost Sea"

Through Jan. 26


Exhibition of work by Corinne Jones. 901-340-0134
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