National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Nancy Coffee, president and CEO of the New Memphis Institute, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 466-6476.
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, July 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Monica Everrett, training coordinator for human resources at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present “Dressing Smart.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or 419-4818.
Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Eating Greek Wine & Food Tasting Tuesday, July 9, at 6:30 p.m. at The Booksellers Bistro, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The meal will include traditional Greek foods paired with wines. Cost is $25; space is limited. R.S.V.P. to 374-0881.
The Mid-South Association of Contingency Planners will meet Wednesday, July 10, at 2 p.m. in the University of Memphis defense audit building on the Park Avenue campus, 4075 Park Ave. Guest speakers are Steve Shular, public affairs officer with the Shelby County Public Affairs Office, and Sean Lester, director of investigations and technical services for the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center, Office of the Medical Examiner. R.S.V.P. at msacp.org by Monday, July 8.
The Project Management Institute Memphis chapter will meet Wednesday, July 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. [SPEAKER INFO] Registration, which includes dinner, begins at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Register at pmimemphis.org.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Cherry Brooks and Cal Jackson as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, July 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Cost is free. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
New Memphis Institute will present the FedEx: Leadership & Community Breakfast Thursday, July 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. FedEx executives will discuss Memphis, leadership and community. Cost is $25. Visit newmemphis.org.
The American Payroll Association Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, July 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mario Musarra, past president of the Memphis Society for Human Resource Management, will discuss employee classifications and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division will hold a board meeting Thursday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and book-signing with Eric Barnes, author of “Something Pretty, Something Beautiful,” Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, July 11, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party Thursday, July 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets, which include one drink, are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will present Keith Anderson Thursday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit rebel953.com.
The Levitt Shell free summer concert series will feature Sonny Landreth Friday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. It will also feature The Dunwells Saturday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. and the Ori Naftaly Band Sunday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. Visit levittshell.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Jeff Hulett as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, July 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present “The Color Purple” through July 14 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.