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Upcoming Events

3pm | TEMPE | TEEN EVENT | TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (T.A.B.) | CADAVER & QUEEN | Teens meet to discuss Alisa Kwitney's Cadaver & Queen. Frankenstein meets Marissa Meyer's Cinder in this tightly paced historical thriller packed with secrets, betrayal and steamy romance. More »
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | TAROT READINGS | James R. Betz offers advice on life, relationships, and career choices. Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration at 480.730.0205. More info: 602.840.2222.

4-7pm | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | SQUARE DANCING WITH PICK N HOLLER AND CALLER DEB COMLY | That's right: Square Dance! Join Pick N Holler with guest caller Deb Comly for live music, lessons, and square dancing. All levels and all ages are encouraged to attend this family-friendly event. Cost: $8, Kids under 12 free (no ticket needed). Registration at 602.274.0067 or online. More »

7pm | TEMPE | ROBERT MCWHIRTER | "THE CONSTITUTION AND DONALD J. TRUMP, PART IV" | Attorney and Bill of Rights expert Robert McWhirter leads a presentation and question-and-answer session about what the Constitution really says about what Trump wants to do. More »
Join us at First Draft Book Bar (the wine and beer bar inside Changing Hands Phoenix) for a discussion of this month's pick, Lisa Halliday's Asymmetry. Stop by either Changing Hands location or order online to get your copy of Asymmetry for 20% off, then meet us and Arizona Republic reporter Barbara VanDenburgh at First Draft Book Bar at 7pm to discuss and enjoy happy hour prices during the event. More »

9:15am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | BABY TIME | Early Literacy Specialists from Phoenix Public Library visit every Thursday to share songs, rhymes, books, and activities to promote movement in toddlers and infants. More »
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | BILINGUAL STORYTIME | Interactive bilingual storytime for preschoolers and kindergarteners. More »
5:30pm | TEMPE | WRITERS, INK. | Share and critique two to four pages of writing with a group of peers. RSVP (required) at shariannegaylee@gmail.com.
7pm | TEMPE | BREANNA FAHS | FIREBRAND FEMINISM | The professor of Women and Gender Studies at ASU presents her latest. In Firebrand Feminism, Breanne Fahs brings together ten years of dialogue with four founders of the radical feminist movement: Ti-Grace Atkinson, Kathie Sarachild, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, and Dana Densmore. Taking aim at the selfishness of the right and the incremental politics of the liberal left, they defiantly and fiercely created a new kind of feminism in the late 1960s. This unique and provocative book unites second- and third-wave feminism and creates a much-needed intergenerational dialogue about the utility of feminist rage, the importance of refusal, the changing politics of sex and love, trans rights, and tactics to start (and continue) a revolution. More »
The Ben's Bells founder and executive director leads a talk exploring the power of intentional kindness to transform our communities. Using humor and storytelling, Jeannette shares her experiences with kindness and how we can work together to make our communities stronger and more connected. Cost: $10. Registration at bensbells.org. More »

12-2pm | PHOENIX | WRITE ON, DOWNTOWN | Write On, Downtown, the journal of student and community writing based on ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus, hosts their 12th annual launch event. The event features short readings by this year's featured poets and prose writers, including ASU students and alumni, students from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and members of Phoenix's literary community. The event also celebrates the visual artists whose work is featured in the journal, from photographers and graphic designers to painters and sketch-artists. Rosemarie Dombrowski, co-founder and editor, hosts. More »
7pm | TEMPE | VALERIE BERTINELLI | VALERIE'S HOME COOKING | Two-time Golden Globe winner Valerie Bertinelli shares her new cookbook. As the current star of her own Food Network show, Valerie's Home Cooking, and co-host of the network's Kids Baking Championship, as well as having spent years acting on television, Valerie Bertinelli has made a name for herself in households across America. But to really know Valerie, you have to spend time in her kitchen. Inspired by her family's cooking legacy, Valerie specializes in showing fans how to make dishes their own families will love—dishes for the heart and soul. As she often says, there's a story behind every recipe, and Valerie shares them in this gorgeous cookbook, where home cooks will find more than 100 recipes that are easy to make and innovative—they're just as fresh, vibrant and down to earth as Valerie herself! More »

ALL DAY | PHOENIX / TEMPE | INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY | You've heard of Record Store Day. You've heard of Free Comic Book Day. Now there's Independent Bookstore Day, a nationwide celebration of indie bookstores like Changing Hands! Both Changing Hands locations will feature a variety of activities to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day. We'll also be selling exclusive Indie Bookstore Day merchandise from your favorite authors, as well as a Changing Hands exclusive illustrated poster featuring local food legend Chris Bianco's tomato sauce recipe! More »
11am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | GLITTER MAGIC PRESENTS SUPERHERO STORYTIME WITH TOM LEVEEN | Glitter Magic's Marshall Shore and Cap'n Ace pair up with Phoenix's weekly storytime star Tom Leveen for a special Superhero Storytime about empowering kids and never being afraid to be true to yourself. Kids are invited to come dressed as their favorite superhero—or a superhero of their own invention—and enjoy songs, stories, dress up, and a make-your-own-cape craft! More »
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | TAROT READINGS | Mystic Journeyz with Suzi Coggins. "Your Angels Are Waiting." Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration at 480.730.0205. More info: mysticjourneyz.com.

2-4pm | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATOR EXHIBIT RECEPTION | Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. To celebrate this year, Changing Hands has partnered with The Newton—home of our Phoenix store and First Draft Book Bar—to feature artwork from local New York Times bestselling illustrators, including Caldecott honor winner Molly Idle (People Don't Bite People), Chris Gall (The Littlest Train), and Juana Martinez-Neal (Alma and How She Got Her Name). This exhibit will be up for the month of May, with a family friendly illustrator reception on Sunday, April 29th. More »
2-3:30pm | TEMPE | CHANTING WORKSHOP | SOUND HEALING, CHANTING, AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION WITH PINNA JOSEPH | Focus on the breath. Create mantras using sacred sounds. Feel the vibration of your own voice. Listen deeply to surrounding sounds and sing call-and-response chants from various world cultures. Chantress, sound artist, Yoga of the Voice™ instructor, and Somatic Sounding™ co-founder Pinna Joseph will conduct this workshop. No previous singing experience required. Cost: $25. Register at 480.730.0205 or online. More »

6:30-8:30pm | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | CRAFT WORKSHOP | PAPER CRAFTING WITH THE CRAFTY CHICA | Enjoy a night of glittery creativity involving stamps, papers, die cuts, tags and card-making! Kathy Cano-Murillo, aka "The Crafty Chica," will show you three ways to make gift tags and a greeting card that pops! (Each guest will leave with three finished cards and a set of tags.) Perfect for Mother's Day, a craft party, and much more. All supplies included. You can bring any personal photos or personal crafting supplies you want! Kathy will also be signing and selling her handmade art pieces and craft-themed novels. Cost: $20, includes materials. For ages 12 and up. Register at 602.730.0205 or online. More »