ROUNDUP: Human trafficking seminar, special trivia night at Brentwood Library


ROUNDUP: Human trafficking seminar, special trivia night at Brentwood Library

By RACHAEL LONG

The John P. Holt Brentwood Library is hosting a “Human Trafficking 101” seminar this week which will provide tips to quickly identify a human trafficking situation when it occurs. But that’s not the only thing on the events schedule for the week. Here’s a look between the stacks at what’s going on this week at the Brentwood Library.

Featured Program of the Week:

Saturday — Trivia Night Out

6:30 p.m. — The John P. Holt Brentwood Library will be hosting Trivia Night Out at The Brentwood Suites Hotel (inside the restaurant/bar). Register your team and grab your smartest friends. The limit is eight teams, with a maximum of six people per team. If registration is not full, unregistered teams are welcome, however, registered teams will be given priority.

Food and drink will be available for purchase at The Brentwood Suites restaurant/bar. This event is intended for adults and teens.

Brentwood Suites is located at 622 Church Street East.

This is a free program, and registration is required.

Questions? Email brigid.day@brentwoodtn.gov

Monday

Core Flex and Resistance

10:00 a.m. — This specialty class allows individuals to train for improvements in everyday real-life activities. Using hand weights, bands, and medicine balls real life functional movement patterns such as twisting, bending, pushing, pulling, lunging and squatting are executed in a FUN and creative way.

Cost is $5 per class, and registration is required.

Tuesday

Human Trafficking 101

7:00 p.m. — Join us for a training that provides information all communities need in order to understand what human trafficking is, the risk factors and lures used by traffickers, vulnerable populations, and how human trafficking impacts our community and our state. You will also learn what to do in a situation that indicates you may be witnessing trafficking to help law enforcement and minimize your risks.

This event is presented in partnership with End Slavery Tennessee Brentwood community group.

This is a free program, and registration is required. 

Wednesday

Quality of Life in Retirement

Noon — This seminar covers concepts for comprehensive retirement planning.

This is a free program, and registration is required.

Principals of Sound Investing 101

1 p.m. — Learn the concepts that can help make you a better investor.

This is a free program, and registration is required.

Thursday 

Breakout Room Club

4 p.m. — This teen program offers different breakout games every month.

This is a free program, and no registration is required.

Storytime Explosion!

4:30 p.m. — A story and activity program for children ages 5 to 8 years old. Kids in school grades K-2 will enjoy an explosion of fun, snacks, stories, and crafts! Children must be in at least kindergarten to register.

This is a free program, and registration is required.

Friday

Tai Chi

3 p.m. — Tai Chi uses smooth continuous low impact movements to help you unwind while improving balance, posture, and strength. Tai Chi aides in emotional relaxation, cultures mental relaxation, and fosters energetic relaxation.

Cost is $5 per session, and registration is required.

Saturday 

Story Time

10:30 a.m. — Join us for songs, story and a simple craft.

This is a free program, and no registration is required.

Sunday 

Bold Blooms – Acrylic Painting Class

2 p.m. — In this acrylic painting class, learn basic ways to paint a different types of flowers, and then use them to fill a canvas with color. This is a 2.5-hour adult class, suitable for any level. The class is also open to teens.

Cost is $40 and includes all supplies. Registration is required.

Teen Game Club

2 p.m. — Love board games? Are you a Dungeons and Dragons fanatic? Join us as we play different board games, card games, and RPGs on Sundays.

Library staff recommend this activity for ages 12-18.

This is a free program, and no registration is required.

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