Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host a Munch and Learn lecture titled “Voices of Yellow Fever” Wednesday, Oct. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is free with regular admission. Visit dixon.org.
Rhodes College will host a Memphis Centered lecture about the Civil War and historian Shelby Foote, presented by Rhodes professor Timothy Huebner, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 5:30 p.m. in the Frazier Jelke Science Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. board will meet Thursday, Oct. 10, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will meet Thursday, Oct. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Emily Gregg of the Tennessee Department of Human Resources will present “Tennessee Child Support Program and Employers Working Together.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
National Hispanic Professional Organization, Memphis chapter, will meet Thursday, Oct. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Richard Ugarte, managing director at FedEx, will speak. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party, featuring the Memphis Food Truckers Alliance, Thursday, Oct. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $5 for garden members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will host a lecture titled “Digitize and Democratize: Libraries, Books and the Digital Future” Thursday, Oct. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch for details.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “I’m a Memphian” author Dan Conaway for a discussion and book signing Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. “I’m a Memphian” is a collection of Conaway’s “Memphasis” columns from The Daily News. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Lindenwood Christian Church and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Figaro to ‘Carmen’: A Night of Opera” Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the church, 2400 Union Ave. Buy tickets at memphissymphony.org.