The American Payroll Association Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, July 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mario Musarra, past president of the Memphis Society for Human Resource Management, will discuss employee classifications and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Guest speakers are Nancy Coffee, president and CEO of the New Memphis Institute, and Athena Turner, executive director of Teach for America in Memphis. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. Email

Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division will hold a board meeting Thursday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and book-signing with Eric Barnes, author of “Something Pretty, Something Beautiful,” Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit

Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party Thursday, July 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets, which include one drink, are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit

The Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will present Keith Anderson Thursday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit

The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about the book “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High” Friday, July 12, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit

The Metal Museum will host a reception for “Metal Museum Apprentices: Then and Now” Friday, July 12, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. The exhibit is on display through Sept. 8. Visit

The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit