The Memphis Gavel Club will meet Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. For more information, call Bob Gray 494-8639.

LaunchMemphis will host its fourth annual 48 Hour Launch Friday at 5 p.m. to Sunday at 7 p.m. at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. The entrepreneurship program will allow participants to pitch their ideas to other professionals. To register or for more information, visit

The Circuit Playhouse will host the opening reception of “Jackie Ware Remembered,” an exhibit and sale of pottery by Jackie Ware, Friday from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. The exhibit will run through Feb. 20. For more information or reservations, call 725-0776.

UT Medical Group Inc. will conduct free glaucoma screenings Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hamilton Eye Institute, 930 Madison Ave. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 448-1336.

WKNO will broadcast the WKNO Art Auction Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. For a preview of the art, visit For more information, call 458-2521.

Southwest Tennessee Community College will hold it annual “smART on Cooper” silent art auction Saturday at 7 p.m. at Burke’s Book Store, 936 S. Cooper St.

The Memphis Urban League Advisory Board will hold a public forum debate on the Memphis City School’s Board of Education resolution to surrender its charter Sunday at 3 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom on the campus of Rhodes College. The debate is free and open to the public.

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Stephen Zack, American Bar Association president, will speak. Cost is $18 per person. Advanced reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at

The Greater Memphis Chamber will host an orientation meeting Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at its office, 22 N. Front St., suite 200. The event is open to all members and prospective members. For reservations, contact Nykesha Cole by Tuesday at 543-3519 or