The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, March 20, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, March 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Michael Synk, business strategy coach and owner of In-Synk, will present “Now That You Have a Strategy, What are You Doing About Sales and Marketing.” Cost at the door is $30. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, March 20, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Memphis Mayor AC Wharton will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, March 20, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Reginald Coopwood, CEO of The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Wednesday, March 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit Project Green Fork. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
Rhodes College will host Dr. Daniel Kiel, presenting “Looking Backwards and Forwards at Public Education in Memphis,” Wednesday, March 20, at 5:30 in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. The lecture is part of Rhodes’ free Memphis Centered speaker series. Email email@example.com or call 843-3411.
Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will continue the spark: conversations series with a panel discussion titled “Diversity in the Creative Community” Wednesday, March 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 427 N. Watkins St. The series features artists’ views through panels, film screenings and more. Visit balletmemphis.org.
Black Business Association of Memphis will hold a networking meeting Thursday, March 21, at 8 a.m. at the association’s office, 555 Beale St. Visit bbamemphis.com.
National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Accion CEO Janie Barrera will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 466-6476.