The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will meet Monday, April 28, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station branch library, 5094 Poplar Ave. Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of parliamentary law and “Robert’s Rules of Order” is invited to attend. Call 324-5184.

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 29, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Madison Michael of the Semmes-Murphey sports concussion program, will discuss concussions in sports. Cost is $20. Advance RSVP is required to

Memphis Botanic Garden will host the “Green is Groovy” Vine to Wine wine tasting Tuesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will feature eight wines or cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Visit

Talk Shoppe will host Speed Networking: Scoring Business Leads With Fast Pitches & Race Around the Bases Wednesday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit

B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, April 30, at 9:45 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Bob Nations of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness will present “Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security in the Mid-South.” Visit

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 30, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Jason Little and Steve Reynolds of Baptist Memorial Hospital will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

Memphis Botanic Garden will host Farmers Market at the Garden Wednesday, April 30, and every Wednesday through Oct. 29 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Visit

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host its ninth annual conference, “The Dynamic Power of Networks,” Thursday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1375 E. Massey Road. Anasuya Sengupta, senior director of grantmaking for the Wikimedia Foundation, will present the 8:45 a.m. keynote. Visit for tickets and schedule.

The Downtown Alive concert series continues Thursday, May 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Court Square. The free concerts will be held every Thursday through June 26. Visit