The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, March 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Memphis education barn, 2525 Central Ave. Museum CEO Dick Hackett will present “Success Breeds Success.” Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit afpmemphis.org.
Calvary Episcopal Church will hold its 2014 Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop weekdays through April 11 at the church, 102 N. Second St. Speakers from various faiths will speak from 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.; the Waffle Shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visit calvarymemphis.org for a list of speakers.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, March 6, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
Rhodes College will present “Respect Yourself: A Celebration of Stax Records” as part of the Memphis Centered series Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom on campus, 2000 North Parkway. The event will include informal performances and discussions with four former Stax artists and producers. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Ballet Memphis, Crosstown Arts and Literacy Mid-South will present “spark: censorship and the arts,” part of the spark: conversation series, Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Watkins St. The discussion will tackle censorship in all forms of artistic expression. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the official Tennessee Arbor Day Celebration Friday, March 7, at 10 a.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The city of Memphis will be recognized for earning a Tree City USA designation, and seedlings will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing George Anders’ book “The Rare Find: How Great Talent Stands Out” Friday, March 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Triumph Bank boardroom, 5699 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
RS Antiques & Art will hold an art show and anniversary celebration Friday, March 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 700 S. Mendenhall Road. The event will include a silent auction benefiting Church Health Center, works by featured artist Ginny Robbins, and entertainment by Billie Dove and Edgar Rains. Visit rs-antiquesandart.com.