The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its annual conference Wednesday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. The topic is “Powerful Networks: Nonprofits, Social Media and Community.” Cost is $120 for members, $160 for nonmembers and $65 for students. Visit or email

The Memphis Bar Association will hold its annual memorial service for members of the Memphis legal community Wednesday, May 2, at noon at Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St. The service is part of Law Week 2012. For details, contact Mary Lynes at or 527-3573.

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, May 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. The topic is “Kiwanis Summer Camp.” Cost for lunch is $25 for nonmembers.

The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, May 2, at 5 p.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St.

“The Art Academy: A History of Memphis College of Art” will premiere Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Studio on the Square, 2105 Court St. A silent auction will be held from noon to 10 p.m. Cost is $12 and seating is limited. Buy tickets at

The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will host a behind-the-scenes tour of Memphis International Airport Thursday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the airport project center, 4225 Airways Blvd. Cost is $25 for MSABTA members and $40 for nonmembers. Space is limited. Register at

The Association of Fundraising Professionals will hold its monthly luncheon Thursday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Jay Sieleman, 2010 recipient of the Blues Foundation’s President’s Award, will speak. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

Chandler Reports will present the Master Your Market First Quarter Update Thursday, May 3, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. A panel of real estate professionals will provide perspectives on local market activity. Cost is $10 for Chandler subscribers and $15 for nonsubscribers. Visit to register.

The Memphis Symphony will hold an Opus One concert featuring Lucero Thursday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Visit or call 537-2525 for tickets.