■ World Affairs Council of Las Vegas presents “A Troubled Continent: Europe’s Economic and Financial Crisis.” Las Vegas Country Club, 3000 Joe W. Brown Drive. $45 for members and $55 for nonmembers, includes dinner. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. RSVP at www.waclv.org.
■ UNLV Barrick Lecture Series featuring former CEO of the Walt Disney Company. Artemus Ham Hall, 4505 Maryland Parkway. No cost. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.unlv.edu/calendar.
■ Green Alliance High Performance Home and Building education series with Sam Rashkin, chief architect of the U.S. Energy Department; and Jonah Schein, technical and certification coordinator for New Homes U.S. EPA WaterSense. South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $20. 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. to noon program. RSVP at greenalliancenv.org/challengehome.
■ Brookings Mountain West Lecture: Overcoming Legislative Gridlock presented by Molly Jackman. UNLV Greenspun Hall, 4505 Maryland Parkway. Free event. 5:30 p.m. More information at www.unlv.edu/event.
■ Water Conservation Coalition Fall Breakfast featuring a presentation of the 2103 Water Hero Awards and Pat Mulroy, general manager of the Las Vegas Valley Water District. South Point, Grand Ballroom, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Free event with light breakfast provided. 8 a.m. Reservation required, call 702-933-7777, ext 305 or email email@example.com by Sept. 30.
■ American Marketing Association luncheon featuring Jon Gray, vice president and general manager of The Linq, the new retail, dining and entertainment district on the Strip. Carmine’s at Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 11:30 a.m. $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers. RSVP at www.amalasvegas.com.
■ Green Chamber of Commerce mixer and program K-12 Environmental Education Efforts Across Nevada by Amelia Gulling, program administrator at Desert Research Institute. Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. $20 for members, $25 for guests with reservations. 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. RSVP at www.lvgreenchamber.com
■ CEO-CFO Group luncheon featuring speaker Amy Ayoub, “How to Be Calm, Confident, Compelling in the Spotlight.” Cili at Bali Hai, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $40 with early registration. 11:30 a.m. registration, noon program. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
■ Air & Waste Management Association luncheon featuring Sydney Elkins with McCarran International Airport. Cili at Bali Hai, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $30. 11:15 a.m. registration, noon program. RSVP by emailing email@example.com.
■ Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Luncheon. Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $55 members, $70 nonmembers. 11:30 a.m. registration, noon program. RSVP at www.lvchamber.com.
■ Urban Chamber Conference and Expo. Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.urbanchamber.org.
■ Las Vegas Indian Chamber presents “Changing Landscape of Health Care” with Jerry Reeves, Kelly LeGrow, M. Samar Qamar, Puneet K. Garg and Chris Cochran. Renaissance Hotel, 3400 Paradise Road. $35. 6:30 p.m. RSVP at www.lvicc.org.