The Prosperity Series Memphis will host U.S. Learning CEO and author Don Hutson Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is free for members and $149 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to or 767-0000.

BIG for Memphis will host meet Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. BIG brings together Memphis Police Department colonels and business leaders to impact the community. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Jan. 30, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. WMC-TV weatherman Dave Brown will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Jan. 30, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Frank Davis of The Eliminate Project will speak, and Kiwanian of the Year will be announced. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

Literacy is Key: A Book & Author Affair, a Literacy Mid-South benefit luncheon hosted by the Memphis Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Tickets are $45. Visit

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its second annual Go Red for Women Fashion Show Friday, Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Tickets are $7, which includes lunch. Email

The University of Memphis will open its Black History Month celebration and present the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Cato Johnson Friday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on campus, 470 University St. Cost is free. Visit

Special Olympics Greater Memphis will hold its 14th annual Polar Bear Plunge and seventh annual chili cook-off Saturday, Feb. 2, at Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front St. Gates open for the cook-off at 10 a.m., and the plunge is at 3 p.m. Visit

Bank On Memphis will relaunch Saturday, Feb. 2, at 11 a.m. at Soulsville Towne Center, 915 E. McLemore Ave. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will host the event, and free tax preparation will be provided 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 432-4882.