The 25th Rhodes Institute on the Profession of Law, Volume III will be held Friday, Oct. 19, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium of Palmer Hall on the Rhodes campus. The title is “Legal Lynx: The Evolution of the Practice of Law.” Contact Tracy Vezina Patterson at or 843-3856 for registration details.

The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host Japanese drumming ensemble TAIKOPROJECT Friday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. at the center, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at

Ballet Memphis will premiere “The River Project” Saturday, Oct. 20, through Oct. 28 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at

The Playhouse on the Square Costume Shop will hold its annual yard sale of production costumes and everyday clothes Saturday, Oct. 20 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. Call 937-6478.

The Church Health Center 5K/10K will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Race-day registration is $35 for the 5K, $40 for the 10K and $30 for a one-mile fun run. Visit

The Kyle W. Kiihnl Foundation will hold its Eye Opener 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m. at Patriot Lake in Shelby Farms Park. A family fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m. Race-day registration is $25. Visit

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will hold The Fast & The Furriest 5K Run Walk Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m. at 935 Farm Road. Participants can bring leashed dogs. Race-day registration is $25. Visit

Methodist North Hospital will host a free community health festival Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the hospital, 3960 New Covington Pike. Visit

YWCA Greater Memphis will hold its Purple Reign Ball fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Cost is $75. Buy tickets at

All Pink Gala Meets Taste for the Cure will be held Sunday, Oct. 21, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave. The breast cancer research fundraiser will include entertainment by Devin Crutcher & Gemini Band. Cost is $25 at the door. Email