Friday, September 04, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: September 10th
Wellesley's Booksmith begins its Fall Author Events Series with Sara Becker reading from her book American Fuji. The reading of her novel, set in Japan, will be enhanced with stories from her own experience living in Japan in the 1990s. After the discussion, delight your taste buds with some delicious green tea!
When: 7:00 PM
Where: Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482
Cost: Free, please RSVP by calling (781) 431-1160 or emailing
For more information about this enthralling story and author, visit the event's website.

Date: September 11th
Have some literary fun with your kids by bringing them to Kristin Dempsey & Christopher Denise Read & Draw For You at Storytime! Kristin Dempsey lively reading of her picture book, Me With You, will combine with Christopher Denise's drawing demonstration. Bring out the artist in your little one while our guests help the kids make their own special Me With You postcards and picture frames.
When: 10:30 AM
Where: Wellesley Booksmith, 82 Central St, Wellesley, MA
Cost: Free, come ready to listen and create!
Fore more information, visit the event's website.

Date: September 11th
According to Powell's Bookstore, Writers Reflect on 9/11 will be a positive reflection on the "ways people were moved to restore the beauty and bring healing in the face of community tragedy." The collective reading by local artists Tom Spanbauer, Sara Guest, Colin Farstaad, Kevin Meyer and Tami Lynn Kent and discussion will provide a way to honor and remember those lost, as well as celebrate the human ability to continue to heal and hope.
When: 7:30 PM
Powell's Bookstore, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR
Cost: Free

Date: September 12th and 13th
Explore art, dance, poetry, and music as you hike through beautiful meadows, inspiring pines, and enchanting aspen groves with Trails and Vistas "Terra Caeli." The 2.5 mile hike starts at the Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center and will last for approximately 3 hours. Let a knowledgeable Trail Leader take you through a unique experience of art and nature.
When: Tickets available Saturday at 3:45 and 4:oo PM, Sunday at 2:45, 3:00, and 3:30 PM
Where: Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center, 15275 Alder Creek Road, Truckee, CA
Cost: Adults (13 and up) $ 30:00, Children (5-12) $15.00, Children (4 and under) Free
For more information visit the Trails and Vistas website.

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