Lifeblood and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a community blood drive Wednesday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UTHSC, 800 Madison Ave., rooms B201-B204. Visit lifeblood.org or call 529-6320 for eligibility guidelines and appointments.
The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will meet Thursday, March 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Siskind Susser attorney Bruce Buchanan will present “E Verify and the I-9.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Register at memphisapa.org.
The Memphis chapter of AIGA will host a screening of “Design & Thinking,” a documentary on the design thinking approach to solving problems, Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 438 N. Cleveland St. The screening will be followed by a Q&A and panel discussion. Cost is free. Visit memphis.aiga.org.
David Lusk Gallery will host an opening reception for Hamlett Dobbins’ “the attendant” Friday, March 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. The exhibition runs through April 19. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa will hold a volunteer day Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the museum, 1987 Indian Village Drive. Volunteers help sort artifacts, landscape gardens and trails, and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-3160.
The Metal Museum will host the Cosmic Trunk Show artisan market Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an opening reception for “Tributaries: Kirk Lang” from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Admission to the galleries and grounds is free. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Literacy Mid-South will host a Read Across America reading flash mob Saturday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the greensward area of Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave. Bring a blanket, lunch, friends and a book, and help cover the park with readers. Cost is free. Visit literacymidsouth.org.
SHRM-Memphis will hold a legal seminar for human resources professionals Tuesday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Attorneys from four firms will explore hot topics, trends and practical approaches to preventing and managing labor and employment law issues. Cost is $80 for members, $85 for nonmembers and $35 for students. Visit shrm-memphis.org.