Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will host the 14th annual Business of Service Conference Friday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the MLGW training center, 4949 Raleigh LaGrange Road. The conference provides training and networking for grassroots community leaders. Cost is $5. Register at or 528-4820.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and Decorative Arts Trust will host author and interior designer Jeffrey Bilhuber, presenting the Famous Designer Series 2012 lecture, Friday, Nov. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. A question-and-answer session will follow in the Brushmark Restaurant. Tickets are $45 for the lecture, or $85 for the lecture and lunch. Visit

The Memphis Chapter of Executive Women International will meet Thursday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at Junior Achievement of Memphis, 307 Madison Ave. Cost is $35. R.S.V.P. to Peggy Oman at by Friday, Nov. 9.

The Memphis/Mid-South Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will cosponsor the Memphis Area Legal Services Saturday Legal Clinic Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Federal Bar members are invited to participate in the clinic, which is a joint project of the Memphis Bar Association Access to Justice Committee and Memphis Area Legal Services. Contact Justin Ross at or 434-8570.

Saint Francis Hospital Center for Surgical Weight Loss will host a free information seminar on bariatric surgery Saturday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m. at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Seating is limited. R.S.V.P. to 765-1849.

The Orpheum Theatre will hold its 34th annual auction Saturday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Proceeds will benefit the new Performing Arts & Leadership Centre. Cost is $100. Visit

The Memphis Association of Craft Artists will hold its Tour of Fine Craft Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at five stores and studios across Memphis. Each location will feature handmade items by local artists. Visit

LaunchMemphis will host Risk City: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 programs and networking events Monday, Nov. 12, through Friday, Nov. 16, at multiple Memphis locations. The global event connects entrepreneurs with potential resources and collaborators. Visit for a schedule.