Rhodes College will host Maud Manzel for a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict,” Monday, March 24, 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.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Girls Gone Sci-Fi tour, featuring four authors of young adult sci-fi novels featuring strong female heroines, Tuesday, March 25, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. The topic is “Mastermind Principle: Based on the Book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, March 26, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Laura Vaughn, community chapter executive for the American Red Cross, will present “Creating Resiliency Through Preparedness.” Visit phelpssecurity.com.
The Memphis Challenge will kick off its Power Lunch Series, which connects young professionals with peers and industry leaders, Wednesday, March 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Leanne Scull, vice president, investments for Raymond James, will present “What is Your Financial Well-Being.” Tickets are $25. Visit memphischallenge.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, March 26, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Stan Little, chairman and CEO of Southern Airways Express, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Greater Memphis Chamber’s Regional Logistics Council will meet Thursday, March 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Hotel Memphis, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Tanisha Hall, long-range planning director for the Tennessee Department of Transportation, will present “On the Road Again,” an interactive discussion of the Tennessee transportation system. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3532.
Baker Donelson law firm will host an intellectual property law roundtable Thursday, March 27, from noon to 1 p.m. at the firm, 165 Madison Ave., suite 2000. The topic is “The Patent Exhaustion Doctrin and Method Patent Claims.” Lunch and the program are free. Email email@example.com.