VOL. 133 | NO. 18 | Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Novel will host “The Freedom Broker” author K.J. Howe for a discussion and book signing Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit novelmemphis.com.
The American Job Center – Tennessee in Memphis is holding a College Graduate Career Day Thursday, Jan. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its Hickory Hill location, 4240 Hickory Hill Road. College and technical school students interested in getting a head start on their job search can learn about state’s job website, jobs4tn.gov; attend workshops; and obtain personalized labor market information. Registration is not required; laptops and tablets are encouraged but not required. Call 901-365-3205 for details.
AutoZone Park will host Memphis Redbirds job fair Thursday, Jan. 25, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Home Plate Club on the second level of the ballpark, 198 Union Ave. The team is hiring for a variety of seasonal gameday staff positions. Applicants must be 18 or older. Visit memphisredbirds.com for details.
The Arc Mid-South will host a self-advocacy brunch and discussion forum for individuals with disabilities Friday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., meeting room C. Local individuals with disabilities will discuss how they overcame obstacles and affected policy issues by engaging in public advocacy. Admission is free. Visit thearcmidsouth.org.
The Memphis Grizzlies host a Grizzlies Beer Tasting Night Friday, Jan. 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. before the Grizz play the Los Angeles Clippers at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. Packages, which start at $42, include a game ticket, pregame sampling of microbrews and commemorative pint glass. Buy tickets at grizzlies.com by Thursday, Jan. 25.
Memphis Botanic Garden and Artists’ Link host the Incognito! Art Soiree and Silent Auction Friday, Jan. 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Buy your favorite painting for $250 during “Buy It Now” time from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Silent auction begins at 5:30, with galleries closing at 7:15 and 7:30. Tickets, which include two drink tickets, are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Art and ticket sales benefit MBG’s environmental programming. Buy tickets are memphisbotanicgarden.com/incognito, or call 901-636-4100.