L’Ecole Culinaire will hold a food drive for the Mid-South Food Bank now through Dec. 6 at the school, 1245 Germantown Parkway. Nonperishable and canned goods will be accepted. Visit midsouthfoodbank.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Nov. 6, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. The Kiwanis lawman and fireman of the year will be announced and honored. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will hold a public meeting to get feedback on its Integrated Resource Plan, which outlines its energy portfolio over a 20-year period, Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Memphis Light, Gas and Water University, 4949 Raleigh-Lagrange Road. Visit tva.gov.
In-Synk will host a Mastering the Rockefeller Habits/Plan Forward workshop Thursday, Nov. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive, room 206. Buy tickets at in-synk.com.
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board will meet Thursday, Nov. 7, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
The Daily News will host the 2013 Commercial Real Estate Review & Forecast Thursday, Nov. 7, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
HER Faith Ministries will hold its five-year anniversary dinner Thursday, Nov. 7, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bridges, 477 N. Fifth St. Former NBA player Elliot Perry is the featured speaker. Tickets are $50. Visit herfaithministries.org.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host Petals & Pets with Pugh’s Flowers Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at the humane society, 935 Farm Road. The event will include food, beverages, instructed floral arrangements and a behind-the-scenes tour of the humane society. Cost is $40 in advance or at the door. Visit memphishumane.org.