The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, July 31, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. David Rutherford will present “Global Warming in the U.S. South,” a collaboration among the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Cost is $18 per person. Email Taylor Hughes at for reservations.

Methodist North Hospital will hold a free diabetes care class Tuesday, July 31, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. Call 516-5038.

Memphis Public Library & Information Center will begin the “Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: A National Conversation” U.S. tour with “From Homer to Hip-Hop” Tuesday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Cost is free. Visit

The Best Times will host a senior expo and health fair Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak Court Mall, 4465 Poplar Ave. The event will include vendors, health screenings, educational programs and more. Cost is free. Contact Jim Long as or 458-2911.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Ed Horrell will present “The Kindness Revolution: How to Make it Work in Your Business.” Cost is free. Visit

Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Aug. 1, at noon at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Drive. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at

Memphis Botanic Garden will hold Farmers’ Market at the Garden Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Visit

The Daily News will hold a sustainable energy seminar and panel discussion as part of its 2012 seminar series Thursday, Aug. 2, at 3:30 p.m. at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is $25. Register at

Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Aug. 2, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit for a list of activities.

Small Business Chamber will hold its 20 items: 20 minutes auction Thursday, Aug. 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fox & Hound-Cordova, 819 Exocet Drive. Email