Cargo Business News and Memphis World Trade Club will host the third Southeast Freight Conference Wednesday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The 61st annual New Orleans Port Night will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. For registration and a schedule, visit

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Ave. Janet Cherry will present “How to Behave Using Holiday Etiquette.” Cost is free. Visit

Lexus of Memphis will hold an executive lunch and networking event Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its showroom, 2600 Ridgeway Road. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to 521-1453.

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Nov. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. The club will name its law official of the year. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will demonstrate its MAKO robot, used in MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing procedures, Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the hospital lobby, 5959 Park Ave. Visit or call 765-1849.

Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance and Cannon Wright Blount will host a tour of Visible Music College Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 200 Madison Ave. The school will unveil plans for its Visible Community Atrium and Student Center/Library. R.S.V.P. to

Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit

Rhodes College will present Jazz at Cafe Eclectic, a concert featuring Rhodes’ jazz combos, Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. at the cafe, 603 N. McLean Blvd. Cost is free. Visit for details.

Hope House will host the 11th annual Art for Hope fundraiser featuring works by more than 50 artists Thursday, Nov. 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Parkway. Tickets are $20. Visit

Memphis Bar Association will host a public forum on the importance of a fair and impartial justice system Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. in meeting room C of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Attorneys Porter Feild, Tommy Parker and Gary Smith and Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Gina Higgins will speak. Visit