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.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a food truck garden party 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 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.
The Pink Palace Crafts Fair will be held Friday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 13, in Audubon Park, at the corner of Perkins Road and Southern Avenue. The event will include crafts vendors and demonstrations, a beer tent, live music and children’s activities. Visit memphismuseums.org or call 363-2362 for hours and ticket information.
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. in the church sanctuary, 2400 Union Ave. Tickets are $39. Visit memphissymphony.org.
The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, Oct. 12, 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 memphisbar.org.
The Democratic Women of Shelby County will meet Saturday, Oct. 12, at noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 5272 Mt. Moriah View. The meeting is open to the public. Email email@example.com.
Harpeth Rising will play a “Tales From Jackson Bridge” CD release show Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Lane Music, 9309 Poplar Ave. The fourth album from the Memphis band was released Oct. 3. Admission is $10. Call 755-5025 for advance tickets.
IRIS Orchestra will present “Passionate Colors,” featuring pianist Peter Serkin, Saturday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $65. Visit irisorchestra.org.