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

The Daily News will host its 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. Presenters include Wyatt Aiken of Commercial Advisors, Brad Kornegay of Colliers International, Blake Pera of CB Richard Ellis and Jason Polley of Stonecrest Investments. Cost is $25. Visit

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

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 for a list of activities.

The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will host a lecture titled “Eco-Business: A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability,” presented by Peter Dauvergne of the University of British Columbia, Thursday, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Cost is free. Visit for details.

The Mid-South Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group will host a meet-and-greet and dinner Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. at Bartlett Banquet Hall, 2758 Bartlett Hall. RSVP to or 463-8688.

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

Memphis College of Art will host a lecture by South Florida artist Carol Prusa as part of the Visiting Artist Series Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Callicott Auditorium, 1930 Poplar Ave. Cost is free. Visit

The University of Memphis’ River City Writers Series will host a reading by Dan Chaon, author of National Book Award finalist “Among the Missing,” Thursday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. in the University Center River Room, 499 University St. Cost is free. Email