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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11
5:30-9:30pm | PHOENIX | DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS CRAFT NIGHT WITH THE PHOENIX FRIDAS | Four hours, four crafts, for just $40. Learn to make a mini sugar skull piñata, decorated prayer candle, stitched felt skull brooch, and matchbox shrines. Bring a photo of a passed loved one for our community ofrenda (a collection of objects placed on a ritual altar during the Día de Muertos celebration). Also enjoy free face-painted designs and a mini swag gift! Cost: $40, instructions and supplies included (attendees can bring color copies of photos to use in some of the crafts). Registration at 602.274.0067 or online. More »
7pm | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | MAC BARNETT AND JON KLASSEN | THE WOLF, THE DUCK, AND THE MOUSE | Multi-award-winning, New York Times bestselling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen share their latest picture book. With a nod to traditional fables and a wink to the reader, Barnett and Klassen offer a tale of cooperation and creative cuisine about a mouse and a duck who get swallowed by a wolf. More »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME | Join us for interactive storytime for pre-schoolers and kindergarteners. More »

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13
7pm | PHOENIX | JOANNE CACCIATORE | BEARING THE UNBEARABLE: LOVE, LOSS, AND THE HEARTBREAKING PATH OF GRIEF | Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, bereavement educator, researcher, and Zen priest, presents her new book on the heartbreaking path of love, loss, and grief. Bearing the Unbearable is a companion for life's most difficult times, revealing how grief can open our hearts to connection, compassion, and the very essence of our shared humanity. Through moving stories of her encounters with grief over decades, Cacciatore opens a space to process, integrate, and deeply honor our grief. More »
7pm | TEMPE | FRIDAY POETRY | DAVID CHORLTON | BIRD ON A WIRE AND SHATTER THE BELL IN MY EAR | David Chorlton reads from his new book, Bird on a Wire, featuring poems drawing on life in Phoenix and the Southwest. He'll also read selections from Shatter the Bell in my Ear, his translations of poetry by the celebrated Austrian Christine Lavant, her first collection to appear in English. Open reading follows. More »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | COSTUME STORYTIME: LLAMA LLAMA | Bring the kiddos and your camera, and join us for stories by Anna Dewdney and pictures with Llama Llama! More »
10am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME WITH SHARON SKINNER | ROCKET SHOES | Join us in Tempe for a special storytime with author Sharon Skinner and her new picture book, a rhyming story for every kid who wants to fly--and wonders when it's okay to break the rules. More »
11am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | SANDRA BOYNTON'S HOG WILD! PARTY |
Go HOG WILD! at a barnyard dance celebrating Sandra Boynton's newest book and record, Hog Wild! Join us for line dancing to the new tunes, plus games, crafts, and snacks. For ages pre-K and under; co-hosted by Paging Supermom blogger Bettijo Hirsch, in collaboration with Workman publishing. Please Note: this is an authorless event. Boynton will NOT be in attendance. More »
2pm | PHOENIX | KEITH LAW | SMART BASEBALL | ESPN analyst and senior baseball writer Keith Law presents his new book, an iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work, and exploring what the rise of Big Data means for the future of the sport. 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.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15
12pm | PHOENIX | WINE TASTING AND PLANT SALE | Changing Hands Phoenix and Southwest Gardener host a wine tasting with California's Bee's Box Wine. Enjoy wine and take home flower seed packets that work well with local plants. A portion of the profits from Bee's Box will be donated to organizations that are working to save the bee population. Southwest Gardener's plant sale runs from noon til 3pm. More »
5pm | PHOENIX | BUDDHISM DISCUSSION WITH GEN-LA JAMPA | THE ORAL INSTRUCTONS OF MAHAMUDRA: THE VERY ESSENCE OF BUDDHA'S TEACHINGS OF SUTRA AND TANTRA |
American Buddhist Monk Gen-la Kelsang Jampa introduces The Oral Instructions of the Mahamudra by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, which explains how profound meditation techniques can transform the mind at its most subtle level to help us reach our fullest potential: the supreme bliss of enlightenment. More »

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16
7pm | TEMPE | DEBRA M. COOPER | COLLISION | The local author presents her second self-published novel Collision, the story of four inextricably intertwined, yet diverse, characters who are all passengers on a plane flight from San Diego to New York. More »
7-8:30pm | TEMPE | CLUB ITALIANO | Study the cultures of Italy and Italian travel with Carla Langille. For more information, call 480.650.9509 or email carlastro123@gmail.com to RSVP.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17
10:15am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME WITH MICAH Storyteller Micah from the Tempe Public Library joins us for a thematic storytime including fingerplays, storyboards, songs, rhymes, interactive stories, and bubbles! More »
7pm | PHOENIX | POP-UP DISCUSSION GROUP | Join Arizona Republic reporter and First Draft Book Club moderator Barbara VanDenburgh for a community conversation about Hillary Clinton's 2016 election memoir, What Happened — because reading it with friends (and maybe some alcohol) is better than reliving the election alone. More »
7pm | PHOENIX | DR. TIMOTHY GERHART, D.C. | WHY AM I NOT RIGHT SINCE MY CONCUSSION? A PROGRAM FOR INJURED BRAIN RECOVERY | Dr. Timothy Gerhart presents his book, providing an understanding of brain decline post-concussion and effective approaches to support brain healing. Dr. Gerhart's research-based presentation teaches how our fragile brain is constructed and provides reader-friendly tools to pursue brain recovery. More »
7pm | TEMPE | THOMAS MOORE | AGELESS SOUL | The New York Times bestselling author of Care of the Soul discusses his latest, which explores a fresh, optimistic, and rewarding path toward aging, one that need not be feared, but rather embraced and cherished. More »


 

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