The Memphis/Mid-South chapter of the Federal Bar Association will present the 2012 annual federal practice seminar Friday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Contact Mary Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 524-5144.
LaunchMemphis will host 48-Hour Launch Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 14, at the LaunchMemphis office, 516 Tennessee St., suite 127. Welcome and pitches begin Friday at 6 p.m., and startup presentations begin Sunday at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. Visit launchmemphis.com.
The American Cancer Society will hold 12th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 a.m. starting in Laurelwood shopping center at Poplar Avenue and Perkins Road Extended. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. Visit makingstridesmemphis.org.
The Le Bonheur Pumpkin Run 5K will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 9 a.m. starting at Marsh headquarters, 1000 Ridgeway Loop Road. The Boo Bash after-race party will include music, food and kids’ activities. Register at pumpkinrun.org.
The Memphis Latino Leadership Awards will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Hilton Memphis, 989 Ridge Lake Blvd. Venus Gines, founder and CEO of Dia de la Mujer, will present the keynote. Cost is $100 per person or $165 per couple. Visit mlla2012.eventbrite.com or call 755-5551.
Memphis Heritage will hold its fourth annual Adapt-a-Door Auction Party Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. Visit memphisheritage.org.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Stax! The Memphis Sound” pops concert Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Guest performers include Booker T. Jones, William Bell, Kirk Whalum, Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns and more. Tickets start at $15. The concert will be repeated for free Sunday, Oct. 14, at 4 p.m. in The Magnet across from the Stax Museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Visit memphissymphony.org.
IRIS Orchestra will present “Schubert’s Symphony, Unfinished & Immortal,” Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at irisorchestra.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will host Cirque Chinois, the national circus of the People’s Republic of China, Sunday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.