week ahead

At 8 a.m. Wednesday at LouieLab, 745 West Main St., the organization 1 Million Cups Louisville will hold its first monthly meeting for entrepreneurs.

Louisville Metro’s Department of Public Works and Office for Advanced Planning is hosting a meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Louisville Slugger Field to discuss a two-way conversion of Third Street.

Venture Connectors’ monthly lunch, featuring Sheri Rose, executive director of Thrive Center Inc., is Wednesday at the Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. Sixth St. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the meeting runs from noon-1:15 p.m. Registration is required at www.ventureconnectors.org.

EnterpriseCorp’s Evening of Entrepreneurship runs from 5-7:30 Wednesday at The Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Ave. The event features a State of Entrepreneurship presentation, the annual EnterpriseCorp Award, and a keynote from Frédérique Dame, the international investor and product developer (Uber, Yahoo, Photobucket, Smugmug).

Alysia Harris

Award-winning poet Alysia Harris will perform her work and discuss social justice activism as a spoken word artist during a visit to the University of Louisville on Thursday. Harris’ free, public performance as part of the Global Humanities Series, will begin at 4 p.m. at Speed Cinema, 2035 S. Third St.

No school for JCPS students on Friday as it is a professional development flex day for employees.

First-place Louisville City FC will host second-place Charlotte Independence at Slugger Field at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. It’s the penultimate game in the regular season. Tickets are still available.