The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host former Vice President Al Gore, signing “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” Monday, Feb. 18, at noon at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit

Rhodes College will host Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, presenting “Building a Bridge: Composition for Musical Theatre” Monday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Centre on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit

Rhodes College will screen the documentary “My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women in Hip Hop” Monday, Feb. 18, at 5 p.m. in Rhea Lounge of the Briggs Student Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Visit

ArtsMemphis will host the opening of the Emmett O’Ryan Group Exhibition show Monday, Feb. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ArtsMemphis, 575 S. Mendenhall Road. Visit

Christian Brothers University will host present Soul Food Day & Art Exhibit as part of its Black History Month celebration Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall on campus, 650 East Parkway S. Visit

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 19, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Roland Gray, medical director of the Tennessee Medical Foundation, will discuss prescription drug abuse. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will host “Young at Heart … New Advances in Heart Care,” presented by Dr. Haris Zafarullah, Tuesday, Feb. 19, at noon at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Visit

Volunteer Mid-South will hold a volunteer expo Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Oak Court Mall, 4465 Poplar Ave. More than 75 nonprofit organizations will showcase their programs and volunteer opportunities. Visit or email

A Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan open house and community meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The greenprint is a guide and plan for using greenspace to build regional connections through parks, bike lanes, walking paths and more.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host author Cory Doctorow, author of “Homeland,” Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended.