Film director, actor, author, and activist Amber Tamblyn will speak in Memphis Sept. 12 at the Standing Strong: Memphis dinner, the annual fundraising event for Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi.
Amber’s newest book, Era of Ignition, a passionate and deeply personal exploration of feminism during divisive times, was released this year. Amber is a strong supporter of Planned Parenthood and passionate in her fight for women’s health and rights as an unrelenting voice in the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements.
The Friends of the Library host their first Senior Health Fair Friday, July 26, from 11 am to 3 pm at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar. More than 50 hospitals, healthcare businesses and agencies will have exhibits, health screenings and seminars. It is free to participating seniors and vendors.