National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Barbara Prescott, executive director of PeopleFirst, will speak. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to or 466-6476.

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board will meet Thursday, Oct. 17, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit

The city of Germantown will host the Farm Park Farmers Market on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Farm Park, 2740 Cross Country Drive. Email

The University of Tennessee-Martin will present a “Retirement Your Way” financial literacy and retirement planning class Thursday, Oct. 17, and Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall and Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $59 per couple or individual, and includes both sessions. RSVP to or 202-3909.

The Peabody will hold a rooftop party on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Andy Childs will perform. Tickets are $10. Visit

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will present An Evening With Richard Hell on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. The writer and musician will read from and sign his autobiography, “I Dreamed I was a Very Clean Tramp.” Buy tickets at

The Memphis Lawyers’ chapter of the Federalist Society will meet Friday, Oct. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. U.S. District Judge John T. Fowlkes Jr. will moderate a debate about the constitutional amendment to change Tennessee’s judicial selection method. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVP to or 462-2616.

David Lusk Gallery will host opening receptions for Huger Foote’s “Sixteen” and Libby Johnson’s “Meditations” Friday, Oct. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. Both exhibits will be on display through Nov. 16. Visit

Ballet Memphis will present “River Project 2,” the world premiere of three works inspired by the Mississippi River, from Saturday, Oct. 19, to Oct. 27 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at