The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, March 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Memphis education barn, 2525 Central Ave. Museum CEO Dick Hackett will present “Success Breeds Success.” Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit

Calvary Episcopal Church will hold its 2014 Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop weekdays through April 11 at the church, 102 N. Second St. Speakers from various faiths will speak from 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.; the Waffle Shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Visit for a list of speakers.

Leadership Memphis will host its 10th annual Community Leadership Awards luncheon Thursday, March 6, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Nancy L. Zimpher, chairman of CEOs for Cities and chancellor of the State University of New York, will present the keynote. Email or, or call 278-0016.

Memphis Pink Palace Museum will host a lecture by Dr. Pablo Davis titled “Mid-South Racial Future: A Latino Perspective” Thursday, March 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. The free lecture is presented in conjunction with the “RACE: Are We So Different?” exhibit. Visit

Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, March 6, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit for a list of activities.

Rhodes College will present “Respect Yourself: A Celebration of Stax Records” as part of the Memphis Centered series Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom on campus, 2000 North Parkway. The event will include informal performances and discussions with four former Stax artists and producers. Cost is free. Visit

Ballet Memphis, Crosstown Arts and Literacy Mid-South will present “spark: censorship and the arts,” part of the spark: conversation series, Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Watkins St. The discussion will tackle censorship in all forms of artistic expression. Cost is free. Visit

The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing George Anders’ book “The Rare Find: How Great Talent Stands Out” Friday, March 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Triumph Bank boardroom, 5699 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit