Greater Memphis Chamber will host A Conversation With … Dr. Mark Emmert, president of the NCAA, Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The topic is “Is College Sports Broken?” Cost is $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3571.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 2, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Architect Tom Marshall will discuss Bass Pro Shops’ plans for The Pyramid. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
YWCA of Greater Memphis will hold its first Common Ground fall session Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at SRVS, 3971 Knight Arnold Road. Common Ground gathers Mid-Southerners to discuss race relations and create a community action plan. Sessions will be held Tuesdays through Nov. 6. Visit commongroundmemphis.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Oct. 3, from noon to 1 p.m. at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $25 for nonmembers.
Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 5 p.m. in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Rhodes College will screen the Celine Sciamma film “Tomboy” as part of the Tournees French Film Festival Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Buckman Hall in the college’s Blount Auditorium. Visit rhodes.edu.
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board will meet Thursday, Oct. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com for an agenda.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Oct. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
United Housing Inc. will host its 10th annual Evening at the Theatre, featuring “Zombies From the Beyond” Thursday, Oct. 4, with a 5:30 p.m. reception and 7 p.m. curtain call at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at uhinc.org or 272-1122.
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) will hold its fifth annual Feed the Soul fundraiser Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Warehouse, 36 E. G.E. Patterson Ave. Cost is $40. Visit mifa.org.