The Memphis Chapter of The Association of Fundraising Professionals will hold its National Philanthropy Day Crystal Awards Luncheon Thursday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Visit

The Women’s Council of Realtors Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DoubleTree Memphis hotel, 185 Union Ave. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Lauren Criswell at or 260-4780.

The Downtown Memphis Commission board of directors will meet Thursday, Nov. 15, at noon in the board’s office in The Crump Building, 114 N. Main St. Visit

Downtown Memphis Commission, 5R Processors Ltd. and Memphis Area Transit Authority will hold an electronics recycling drive as part of America Recycles Day Thursday, Nov. 15, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Central Station pavilion at the corner of South Front Street and West G.E. Patterson Avenue. Visit for a list of accepted items.

Rhodes College’s Mike Curb Institute for Memphis will host a presentation, panel discussion and concert celebrating the musical heritage of Manassas High School and bandleader Jimmie Lunceford Thursday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Visit for a schedule.

Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will host a reception with Sean Tuohy Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Independent Bank, 5050 Poplar Ave., suite 2200. Tuohy – an author, restaurateur and family member featured in “The Blind Side” – will discuss giving and charity. Email or

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will host a free seminar on MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Call 765-1849 to register.

Playhouse on the Square will present “Annie” Friday, Nov. 16, through Dec. 30 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit for times and tickets.

The Memphis Potters’ Guild will hold its annual holiday show and sale Friday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Memphis Botanic Garden Goldsmith Civic Center, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is free. Visit for hours and details.