Cheap Thrills – February 25

DEBORAH GRAY WHITE “AFTER SLAVERY” LECTURE, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, Franklin College, Napolitan Student Center, 101 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, free, Deborah Gray White, Ph.D., will present her lecture, “After Slavery: A Consideration of ‘Slavery By Another Name,’” White is a board of governors distinguished professor of history at Rutgers University. Author of multiple works about black women’s history and co-author of a college history textbook, “Freedom On My Mind: A History of African-Americans.” An Organization of American Historians distinguished lecturer, White will offer remarks on “Slavery By Another Name,” the film based on Douglas Blackmon’s Pulitzer-Prize winning book. As a prelude to this Black History Month and Religious Emphasis Week lecture, the film “Slavery By Another Name,” will be shown at 5 p.m. Feb. 25, in Richardson Chapel.

GREENWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WINTERFEST, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 26, Greenwood Christian Academy, 835 W. Worthsville Road, Greenwood, annual Winterfest Carnival and Auction, includes silent and live auctions, carnival games for the kids, and dinner for the whole family. Meals are $5 per person and game bracelets are $7 per child through the eighth grade. Contact the school for more information at 215-5300.

MAGICAL MENAGERIE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, library will transform into its version of the book series’ Diagon Alley, where visitors can see and even adopt magical small pets. EARPS Animal Rescue will have adoptable hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, rats and other small pets at the Magical Menagerie. Visitors also can learn about small animal care, grab a snack from the Three Broomsticks and make a craft at Quality Quiddich Supplies. Information: or call the White River Branch at 885-1330.