Monday, Sept. 28
4 p.m., Jackson City Council special meeting at Jackson City Hall (200 S. President St.). The council holds a special meeting, open to the public. Call 601-960-1033.
Wednesday, Sept. 30
9 a.m., Hinds County Board of Supervisors holds a special meeting at Chancery Court (316 S. President St.). Open to the public. Call 601-968-6501.
Noon, History is Lunch series at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building (200 North St.). Millsaps College history professor Kristen Oertel talks about her new book, "Bleeding Borders," on pre-Civil War Kansas and parallels with Mississippi. Free; bring your own lunch; call 601-576-6850.
Thursday, Oct. 1
7:30 a.m., Social Work Conference at Mississippi e-Center @ JSU (1230 Raymond Road). Jackson State University presents this 38th annual education conference. $35 students, $75 community agency representatives, $125 faculty; call 601-979-2631.
Friday, Oct. 2
6:30 p.m., Ninth Annual Mississippi Minority Business Alliance Awards Gala at the Hilton Jackson (1001 E. County Line Rd.). Roland S. Martin, political commentator, will deliver the keynote address at this awards ceremony. Call 601-965-0365.
For additional meetings and events, please see the JFP Events Calendar.