The Memphis Jewish Community Center presents the International Jewish Film Festival: now through Feb. 25. All films are $7 for community and $5 for MJCC members, unless otherwise noted. Series passes are $55 for MJCC members and $80 for community and include the “Short Stories, Small Bites, Short Film” event Sun. Feb. 23. For film titles and schedules or tickets go to www.jccmemphis.org/film or by calling the MJCC at 761-0810.

Square Dancing on Saturday Nights in Bartlett: New Beginner Series free Sat., Feb. 1. Lessons start Feb. 8. 7:30-8:30 every Sat. $5 per lesson. Bartlett United Methodist Church, 5676 Stage Rd. info: 373-4497, www.squaredancememphis.com.

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Patty Simon's Dragonfly Summer at WKNO's Ten nintey-one gallery

Colored Pencil Showcase: Feb.3- 27. Artists’ reception Sun., Feb. 9, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. On exhibit weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Memphis Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America. Gallery Ten Ninety-one at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Rd.

The Memphis Stamp Collectors Society (MSCS) monthly meeting: Thur. Feb. 6, 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 480 S. Highland. The meeting is open, at no charge, to anyone interested in stamp collecting.

Memphis International Airport “World Class Tour”: Feb. 6, 8-10:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and presentations on the airport’s story, current activities, finances, projects, development efforts and operations, followed by a bus tour around the airfield. Register online at www.flymemphis.com/jonk-thompson-world-class-tour Additional tours will be April 2, June 4, Aug. 6 and Oct. 1

Race to the End of the Earth exhibit: opening Feb. 8 at The Pink Palace. Visitors can explore photographs, drawings, and documents relating to the expeditions and the men who went south 100 years ago. 3050 Central Ave.

WE Consign Open House: Sun. Feb. 9. 2-5 p.m. WE Consign will be open on a daily basis beginning Mon. Feb. 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. & 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Featuring fine housewares and collectibles, linens, china, silver, crystal and more in The Woman's Exchange of Memphis, a nonprofit helping others to help themselves since 1885. 88 Racine St.

Celine Dion Courage World Tour: Feb. 9, 7:30 p. m. FedEx Forum, 191 Beale St. purchase tickets at fedex.forummemphis.org/tickets

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Sun. Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext., 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org. www.dirtydozenbrass.com $38 for adults and $33 for students. Distinct New Orleans musical gumbo of jazz, funk, riffing and bebop.

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New Orleans Dirty Dozen Brass Band Brings Jazz Gumbo to The Buckman

English Tea: Feb. 11, 2:30- 4 p.m., $25. The Woman’s Exchange, 88 Racine St. Call 327-5681 for reservations.

“The ABC’s of Aging” professional conference: Feb. 11, The Great Hall, Germantown Civic Complex. Vendor & Attendee information call 730-0528 or email info@pnamidsouth.org.

The Beach Boys at the Orpheum: Tue. Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Tickets available at The Orpheum Box Office or Orpheum-theatre-memphis.org/tickets

Whiskey, Wine, and Chocolates: Feb. 14., 7 p.m-10 p.m. Valentine’s Day celebration that pairs Phillip Ashley chocolates with select whiskeys, wines and craft beer. Tickets include a signature cocktail, chocolate/drink pairings, hors d’oeuvres, fireside cocktail lounge and live music by Nick Black. Pick up a treat from BeLeaf Cigar Bar. Cash bar available. Memphis Botanic Garden. Members $40/non-members $50. Tickets at www.memphisbotanicgarden.com/WWC.

St. Peter Manor grand re-opening and ribbon cutting: Feb. 14,11:45 a.m. 108 N. Auburndale.

Puccini Double Bill “Suor Angelica” & “Gianni Schicchi”: Feb. 14 & 15, 7:30 p.m. Opera Memphis at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter. Call 257-3100 or go to operamemphis.com. Tickets start at $35.

Ballet Memphis “Winter Mix”: Feb. 14-23 at Ballet Memphis. For times and details visit www.balletmemphis.org/events

Olive Branch Genealogy Club meeting; Wed. Feb. 19, 19, 12 to 2 p.m., at B. J. Chain Library, 6619 Hwy 305 N. (Cockrum Rd.). Kay Purdie will speak on “Probate Records”. No dues and all in the Memphis metro area are welcome. Meetings are on 3rd Wednesdays except December. Call 662-895-4365

Shrek the Musical: Feb. 20-March 7, Poplar Pike Playhouse. For more information, call the box office at 755-7775 or visit PPP. org. To get a behind-the-scenes look, follow the Playhouse on Facebook, Instagram (@poplarpikeplayhouse), and Twitter (@ppptheatre). Located on the campus of Germantown High School.

Vivaldi and Piazzolla “Four Seasons”: Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Sat., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. and Sun. Feb. 23, 2:30 p.m. Harris Concert Hall, Rudi E Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis, 3775 Central Ave. “Know the Score, a 30=minute pre-concert talk will begin an hour before the start of the concert.

“Short Stories, Small Bites, Short Film”: Feb. 23, 5:30 p.m. R.L. Maizes will be reading from her book of short stories, “We Love Anderson Cooper.” Enjoy small bites before going into a film shorts program. Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. $25, $20 JCC members

An Evening with George Winston: Tue. Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Grammy-winning pianist at Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext. 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org http://www.georgewinston.com $40

New Works by Bill Huettel: Feb. 28-April 6. Opening reception Friday, Feb. 28, 5 to 7 p.m. Levy Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext. 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org www.buckmanartscenter.com Free.

“Trout Fishing in America”: Fri. Feb. 28, 8 p.m., Sat. Feb. 29, 10 a.m. & 4 p.m. A musical partnership of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet. $20 for adults and $15 for students. Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext. Box office 537-1483 www.troutmusic.com

Vive Le Smash, Vive Le Brooks!: Feb. 28, 6-10 p.m. the largest annual fundraiser for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to enable access to the arts for children and adults across the Mid-South. $90. Brooksmuseum.org/vivelebrooks

Elvis Tribute Artists’ Week: Feb. 28-29, the Soundstage at Graceland. Tickets $35-$125 may be purchased at graceland.com/ultimate-eta-weekend

Half Pints for Half Pints: Feb. 29, 7-10 p.m. at Memphis Made Brewery. Benefitting Peabody Elementary School. For tickets visit www.halfpints.org.

“Permission to Grieve Tour” men’s conference: Sat. Feb. 29, 9-11 a.m., 1-3 p.m. Visible Music College, 200 Madison Ave. Tickets available at Eventbrite or go to www.grieFree.com or call 390-8050.

Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite: Feb 29, 7:30 p.m. Memphis Symphony Orchestra performing one of the most famous of all piano concertos, Stravinsky’s Firebird at the Cannon Center, 255 N. Main St. Get tickets at memphissymphony.org.

Plan ahead:

The Southern Women’s Show: March 6-8, Agricenter.southernwomensshow.com

Willie Nelson: Mon., April 20, 7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre $58 - $128. Call the Orpheum box office at 800-982-2787 or at Ticketmaster.

Send your March event to sgreene@thebesttimes.com by February 15th.

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