Memphis/Shelby County Domestic and Sexual Violence Council will host the Shine the Light: Stand Up to Domestic Violence community rally Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Levitt Shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. The event will include music, speakers, a showcase of local organizations and more. Cost is free. Visit

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Author Bradley Harris will present “How Do You ‘Appear’ to Your Customers?” Cost is free. Visit or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that brings together Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will present “Pursuing the Guilty and Protecting the Innocent.” Visit or email

The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit

Germantown Performing Arts Center will host an opening reception for “The Rothko Project,” a visual arts exhibition in collaboration with IRIS Orchestra, Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the GPAC lobby, 1801 Exeter Road. The exhibit will be on display through Oct. 26. Cost is free. Visit

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board will meet Thursday, Oct. 3, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit

Downtown Memphis Commission will hold Party in the Park on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Court Square Downtown. The event will include music, food trucks and the Downtown Vision Awards presentation. Cost is free. Visit

Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit for a list of activities.

Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association will celebrate its 45th anniversary with Feed the Soul on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Warehouse, 36 E. G.E. Patterson. The event will include food, live entertainment, and rum and bourbon tastings. Tickets are $45. Visit