» Charlottesville Chapter of Hadassahhosts Judy Hoberman presenting “Women Do it Three Times Better than Men” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Congregation Beth Israel at 301 E. Jefferson St. 202-8822.
» Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP celebrates Founder’s Day with guest speaker Da’Quan Marcel Love, the youngest member of the NAACP’s National Board of Directors, and the president of the Virginia NAACP Youth Council at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Churchat 632 W. Main St. 973-6612.
» Unity of Charlottesvillehosts Sidney Kirkpatrick, Pulitzer Prize nominee and author of “Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet,” speaking from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2825 Hydraulic Circle. Details at www.unitycville.org. 978-1062.
» James River Building Council hosts Pete Meyers, founder, CEO and chief scientist for Environmental Health Sciences, presenting “The Body Exposed: Chemical Toxicity in the Built Environment” from noon to 1 this afternoon at CitySpace at 100 Fifth St. NE. (540) 718-3990.
» Central Virginia American Marketing Association presents theUVa Darden School of Business Case Study “Google King of Search” with a discussion led by Ronald T. Wilcox, Ethyl Corporation Professor of Business Administration and associate dean of the MBA for Executives Program, at 5 p.m. Feb. 18 in Classroom 120 of the Darden School at 100 Darden Blvd. Details and registration at www.centralvaama.org. 924-3900.
» Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts Mick Fleming, president and CEO of American Chamber of Commerce Executives, speaking at its membership meeting from11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Glenmore Country Club at 1750 Piper Way in Keswick. Reservations required. 295-3141.
» Miller Center’s American Forum hosts author Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, presenting “An Empire of Influence, Not Arms” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2201 Old Ivy Road. 243-2985.
» Senior Center hosts Colin Minor, a leading authority on the health and well-being of older adults, presenting “Redefining Aging” at 2:30 p.m. Friday. 1180 Pepsi Place. 974-7756.
» Blue Ridge Chapter of the United Nations Association hosts Ruth B. Walkup speaking about the United Nations and cultural intelligence at 3 p.m. Sunday. 717 Rugby Road. Details at www.una-brc.avenue.org. 409-0264.
» The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen hosts Appalachian Trail thru-hiker Matt Pouss recounting his journey along the trail at noon Feb. 19 at Trillium House at 3421 Wintergreen Drive in Wintergreen. Advance registration required. 325-8169.
» Senior Statesmen of Virginia will host geriatrics expert Dr. Richard W. Lindsay, who will present “Caregiving: The Unexpected Career” during the regular meeting from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Senior Center at 1180 Pepsi Place. 296-6279.
» University of Virginia ScienceOutreach will hold the Science Straight Up discussion series with this month’s topic, “Death, Darwin and Disease,” from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Woolly Mammoth at 1304 E. Market St. 243-4292.
» James Madison Museum will host Alan Gropman, a retired Distinguished Professor of National Security Policy at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, presenting “Blacks in the Military” at 3 p.m. Sunday at 129 Caroline St. in Orange. (540) 672-1776.
» Fralin Museum of Art will host a Lunchtime Talk by John Hawley on the exhibit “Portraying the Golden Age” from noon to 1 this afternoon at 155 Rugby Road. 243-2050.
» WriterHouse will host poet Kyle Dargan, who will present “Beyond the Confessional: Poetry as Self-Confrontation” at 2 p.m. Saturday. Bethany Carlson will present “Kickstarter for Writers” from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. 508 Dale Ave. 296-1922.
» University of Virginia Page-Barbour Lectures will host Terry Eagleton delivering a series of lectures under the theme “Hope Without Optimism.” “The Banality of Optimism” will be held at 4 this afternoon, with “What is Hope?” at 4 p.m. Wednesday and “Hope Against Hope” at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Harrison Institute Auditorium. 989-1745.