VOL. 129 | NO. 69 | Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. George Cogswell, publisher of the Commercial Appeal, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability and partners will host Pathways to Sustainability: Bringing Green Home Wednesday, April 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 S. Dudley St., first floor. Attendees will learn easy ways to save energy and resources. Cost is free. Visit sustainableshelby.com.
Rhodes College will host Zandria Robinson for its final 2013-2014 Memphis Centered lecture Wednesday, April 9, at 5 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Robinson, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Memphis, will discuss her new book, “This Ain’t Chicago: Race, Class and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South.” Visit rhodes.edu.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an artist meet and greet for Jane Williams’ “Nature’s Calling” Wednesday, April 9, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The exhibit is on display through April 30. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Opera Memphis will present “The Medium” as part of the Midtown Opera Festival Wednesday, April 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit operamemphis.org for tickets and a festival schedule.
The National Black MBA Association Memphis chapter will host the 2014 regional symposium, The Art of Leadership: Recalibrate Your Reality, Thursday, April 10, at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The event will include a keynote by author and strategist Judy Smith, TED Talk-style sessions and a panel discussion. Cost is $50 for members and $100 for nonmembers. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
National Hispanic Professional Organization Memphis will meet Thursday, April 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will speak. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhodes College will host Gary Schmitt, co-director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in the Frazier Jelke Science Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Schmitt will present “In the Wake of Edward Snowden: Security, Civil Liberties and American Intelligence.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.