The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a life-coaching workshop with Cynthia Schulz Tuesday, July 17, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Schulz’s presentation is titled “Failure is Never Final.” Visit

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Ave. Certified public accountant Jimmy Luke of Titan CPA will present “New Tax Tips for Real Estate Investors.” Cost is free. Visit or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, July 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Visit

Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host a Munch and Learn lecture Wednesday, July 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is free with regular gallery admission.

Books for Kids will open its second Memphis library for at-risk children Wednesday, July 18, at 2 p.m. at the library, 2635 Spottswood Ave. Visit

Memphis Botanic Garden will hold Farmers’ Market at the Garden Wednesday, July 18, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Visit

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold a breakfast briefing on Workplace Bullying Thursday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Baker Donelson, 165 Madison Ave., suite 2000. Whitney Harmon and Joann Coston-Holloway will speak. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost is free. Email

Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club and Littler Mendelson PC will present “Is Your Handbook Legal?” as part of its HR Lunch Bytes series Thursday, July 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Littler, 3725 Champion Hills Drive, suite 3000. The series is geared toward human resources executives and business owners. Cost is free. Email

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board of commissioners will meet Thursday, July 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit for an agenda.

Stan Bronson Jr. will be honored with a 84th birthday celebration and fundraiser Thursday, July 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Wesley Highland Terrace, 366 S. Highland St. The University of Memphis athletics department will raise funds for Bronson’s medical care. R.S.V.P. to Beverly Dunn at 682-1114.