Rhodes College will host a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “How Judaism Became a Religion,” presented by Leora Batnitzky, Monday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 1, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. James Ekenstedt, co-executive director of Memphis street paper The Bridge, will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
Memphis/Shelby County Domestic and Sexual Violence Council will host the Shine the Light: Stand Up to Domestic Violence community rally Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Levitt Shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. The event will include music, speakers, a showcase of local organizations and more. Cost is free. Visit shinethelighttn.wordpress.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Author Bradley Harris will present “How Do You ‘Appear’ to Your Customers?” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that brings together Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will present “Pursuing the Guilty and Protecting the Innocent.” Visit phelpssecurity.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a lunch and learn titled “How to feel younger and live better” Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in meeting rooms one and two at the hospital, 3960 New Covington Pike. Dr. Kenneth Grinspun of Memphis Orthopaedic Group will discuss how diet, exercise and mental well-being can help with aging. Cost is free; seating is limited. RSVP to 888-777-5959.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host a Munch and Learn lecture titled “Picturing Architecture: Imagining the Epoch” Wednesday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is free with regular admission. Visit dixon.org.
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.