VOL. 133 | NO. 152 | Thursday, August 2, 2018
Employment Seeker will host a veterans career fair and diversity job expo Thursday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Veterans and civilians can network with employers and apply for more than 600 positions. Bring plenty of resumes; business attire required. Admission and parking are free. Pre-register at employmentseeker.net.
Memphis Botanic Garden hosts 30 Thursdays: Zen and Zinfandel Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. The first Thursday of each month features a yoga session led by Sumits Yoga in one of MBG’s gardens – always with a glass of wine nearby. Bring your own yoga mat and beverage. Free with garden admission. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/30thursdays for details.
“Good Grief,” a documentary about families who have suffered traumatic loss but found comfort and resilience through free counseling at the Kemmons Wilson Center for Good Grief, will be screened Thursday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Melissa Anderson Sweazy and Laura Jean Hocking along with Angela Hamblen Kelly, the center’s executive director. Visit goodgriefdoc.com for details.
Community Legal Center hosts Cocktails for a Cause Friday, Aug. 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 1509 Peabody Ave. No speeches, no agenda – just a good time with all proceeds benefiting CLC. Visit clcmemphis.org for details.
AWAKEN space + shop, a women’s health and parenting-focused educational space, hosts its grand opening Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. inside Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The gallery also will unveil its new exhibition, “Female Form,” which brings together artists whose work centers around the female form. Free and open to the public. Visit awakenspacememphis.com.
David Lusk Gallery-Memphis will hold an opening reception for “Daily Art” Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG, 97 Tillman St. Each day through Aug. 31, the gallery will highlight a single, significant artwork, along with commentary and purchase info, on its website and social media platforms. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Barnes & Noble Wolfchase will host author Kimberla Lawson Roby for a discussion and signing of her new novel, “Better Late Than Never,” Friday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. at the store, 2774 N. Germantown Parkway. For more information, call 901-386-9445.