LaunchMemphis and MemphisConnect will host Ignite Memphis 5, a series of quick-hit presentations on a variety of subjects, Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation office, 20 S. Dudley St. Cost is free, and doors open at 5:30 p.m. Visit

My Urban Workspace will hold “Just Men: Rustic Italian Dinner” as part of its Downtown cooking class series Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its facility, 6 W. G.E. Patterson Ave. Rizzo’s Diner chef Michael Patrick will teach men how to make a three-course Italian dinner. Cost is $49. Visit

Germantown Community Theatre will present the regional premiere of “Twilight of the Gods” Oct. 26 to Nov. 11 at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. For more information, visit or call 754-2680.

The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Oct. 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email for details.

Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will hold a Lunch & Learn Legal Series seminar titled “Surviving the Legal Minefield of Managing Employee Absenteeism” Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its office, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The speaker is attorney Tim Bland of Ford & Harrison LLP. Cost is $10 for members of the BBB or Memphis Bar Association and $15 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Cheryl Stewart at or 757-8603 by Friday, Oct. 26.

The Memphis Farmers Market will be open Saturday, Oct. 27, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Station Pavilion, 545 G.E. Patterson Ave. at South Front Street. Visit for more information.

The Memphis-MidSouth affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will host the annual Komen Race for the Cure Saturday, Oct. 27, at 8 a.m. at The Shops of Saddle Creek, 7509 Poplar Ave. The race expo, including a survivor breakfast and photo, a warm-up period and stretching, begins at 6:30 a.m., and the race will be followed by awards and entertainment. Register at

Chucalissa archaeological site will host a volunteer day Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chucalissa, 1987 Indian Village Drive. Volunteers will assist in sorting artifacts and scanning photographs for Chucalissa’s digital archive project. Visit for details.