VOL. 133 | NO. 21 | Monday, January 29, 2018
The National Civil Rights Museum will exhibit “From the Vault: Art in Action,” a collection of fine art in expression of civil rights protests, through Monday, Jan. 29, at 450 Mulberry St. The exhibition features pieces from the museum vault, many never displayed before, that represent resistance and actions through demonstrations and collective marching. Included with regular museum admission. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Youth Villages will host a career fair Monday, Jan. 29, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Attendees can learn about and apply for full- and part-time behavioral youth counselor and assistant positions available at its residential campuses and group homes in Memphis, Bartlett and Arlington. If qualified, applicants may be offered an in-person interview at the career fair. Visit youthvillages.org/memphis for details on job openings and requirements.
Agricenter International is holding a drop-in open house related to its strategic business plan and conceptual master plan Monday, Jan. 29, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Ducks Unlimited, 1 Waterfowl Way (on the Agricenter campus). The plan will serve as a guide for the next 20 years of Agricenter’s growth, and the goal is to have it completed by May. Visit agricenter.org or call 901-757-7777 for details.
Dr. Michael Nelson, a recognized presidential scholar and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College, will discuss his new book, “Trump’s First Year,” Monday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. in the Blount Auditorium of Rhodes’ Buckman Hall, 2000 North Parkway. A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. “Trump’s First Year” is for sale in paperback and e-book, and will be available at the event. Visit rhodes.edu or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. is hosting a workshop titled “Award-Winning Procurement Tips and Strategies to Succeed in the New Year” Tuesday, Jan. 30, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The workshop is designed to assist women-, minority-, disadvantaged, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses interested in learning strategies for growing their businesses and improving their competitiveness. Participants will have an opportunity to submit bid proposals for promotional items; contracts will be awarded to the successful bidder(s) at the end of the workshop. For details or to register, visit tnlottery.com or contact Rhonda Frost at email@example.com or 615-324-6669.
The Shelby County Office of Resilience will gather public input on the creation of the Mid-South Regional Resilience Plan at three workshops: Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Memphis Leadership Foundation, 1548 Poplar Ave.; Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Baker Community Center, 7942 Church St. in Millington; and Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Southaven Public Library, 8554 Northwest Drive. All meetings run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Workshops offer an opportunity for residents to share their opinions on the best strategies to mitigate effects of and manage recovery efforts for future weather-related incidents. Learn more at resilientshelby.com.
The Beethoven Club Music Series, featuring a performance by some of Memphis' brightest young college classical musicians, continues Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The Beethoven Club of Memphis hosts the series on the last Tuesday of every month. Admission is free; light refreshments will be served. Visit beethovenclubmemphis.org.