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 phelpssecurity.com or email bigformemphis@phelpssecurity.com.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host a Munch and Learn lecture titled “Picturing Architecture: Imagining the Epoch” Wednesday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is free with regular admission. Visit dixon.org.

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 downtownmemphiscommission.com.

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 gpacweb.com.

The Memphis chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will host a mini-workshop with Daily News “FUNdraising Good Times” columnists Pearl and Mel Shaw on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. The Shaws will teach their 18 prerequisites for fundraising success. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Call Millie McPherson at 662-890-3585.

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 mlgw.com.

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 downtownmemphiscommission.com.

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 cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.

The National Black MBA Association of Memphis will meet Thursday, Oct. 3, from 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at International Paper headquarters, tower 3, 6410 Poplar Ave. The topic is “The I Within Team Dynamics.” Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.