The Small Business Chamber will hold a power lunch titled “Doing Business with the Memphis Latino Community” Thursday, Sept. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Sally Baker Brenner at 748-8889.

The Arc Mid-South will hold a membership kickoff celebration Thursday, Sept. 8, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at its office, 3485 Poplar Ave., suite 210. The event will include health screenings, light refreshments, door prizes and more. For more information, visit

The J.K. Lewis Senior Center & Shelby County Books from Birth will hold a book sale Thursday, Sept. 8, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the senior center, 1188 North Parkway. A story time will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the center. Admission is $5 for a spaghetti dinner held Thursday during the book sale. For more information, call 576-4255.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host author discussions Thursday, Sept. 8, and Friday, Sept. 9, at the store, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Dr. Mary C. McDonald, superintendent of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Memphis, will hold a discussion and signing of her book “A History With God” Thursday at 6 p.m. Gen Kelsang Mondrub will lead a discussion about “How to Solve Our Human Problems: The Four Noble Truths” Friday at 6 p.m.

The Memphis Investors Group will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Real estate investor Dyches Boddiford will present “Entity Structuring for Asset Protection and Minimizing Taxes.” Three real estate-related early-bird discussions and networking events will begin at 6 p.m. Cost is free for members and first-time visitors; repeat visitors pay $20. For more information, call MIG at 414-2729 or visit

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Every Good Boy Deserves Favour” Thursday, Sept. 8, through Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Mei-Ann Chen will conduct. Tickets are $35 per person and MSO subscribers receive a $10 discount. For tickets, call Playhouse on the Square at 726-4656.

The Memphis Urban League will host “An Evening with the Memphis Urban League” Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1884 Lounge, 1555 Madison Ave. The evening will feature food, drinks and dancing. Regular admission is $50. VIP admission is $65 and includes drink tickets and reserved table seating in the VIP section. For tickets, visit