FEBRUARY 28, 2010 BOOK EVENTS
Mystery Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Group will discuss VANISHING ACT by Thomas Perry. 12:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Free. 792-3715
Symposium on Wilderness Preservation- Singing Wind Bookstore. 700 W. Singing Wind Road, Benson. symposium features some of the photographers, artists, and writers who contributed to the Sky Island Alliance project, ART IN THE WILDERNESS TUMACACORI HIGHLANDS. 1-5 p.m. Feb. 28. Free. 1-520-586-2425
Buddhist Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 Fourth Ave. Group will discuss BUDDHA’S BRAIN: THE PRACTICAL NEUROSCIENCE OF HAPPINESS, LOVE, AND WISDOM by Rick Hanson. 2 p.m. Feb. 28. freee. 792-3715
Donate used Books to the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library- Oro Valley Public Library Book Shoppe. 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Collecting used books in good condition. Books will be sold in the Book Shoppe and in a sale, 10 a.m- 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; 11 a.m.- 6:45. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 229-5326
THE EVEREST PRINCIPLE: HOW TO ACHIEVE THE SUMMIT OF YOUR LIFE- Barnes & Noble, 5130 E. Broadway. Canyon Ranch experts Dr. Stephen Brewer and Peggy Holt Wagner will discuss how to conquer life’s challenges. 7 p.m. March 2. Free. 512-1166
Jump! Creative Writing – Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library. 7800 N Schisler Drive. Writing workshop with author Marge Pellegrino. Registration requested. Space is limited. 1-3 p.m. March 3. Free. 594-5200
Beth Solheim- Joel D. Valdez Main Library. 101 N. Stone Ave. Meet author of AT WITT’S END Beth Solheim as she presents SMALL TOWNS CAN BE DEADLY- HOW TO WRITE A COZY. Noon- 1 p.m. March 4. Free. 594-5605.
IF YOU DON’T OWN A CIRCUS, YOU SHOULDN’T BE HIRING CLOWNS!- The Next Level, 215 W. Glaconda Way. Lola Kakes, CEO of Effortless HR. will sign her book at a business networking event. 4-6 p.m. March 4. Free. 546-3947.
Maria Finn- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Meet the author of TANGO ME HOME. 7 p.m. March 5. Free. 792-3715
Decorate a Book Plate for Literacy- Barnes and Noble, 5130 E. Broadway. Pi Beta Phi members volunteer for literacy. For each book p;late decorated, P)i Phis will ensure that a child in need gets a book. 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. March 6. Free. 512-1166
Marlene Tova Fineberg- Bookmans, 1930 E. Grant Road. Fineberg will sign and sell copies of her book, ELEPHANTS, ALLIGATORS, UMBRELLAS: A BOOK OF POEMS FOR A FAST PACED WORLD. 11 a.m- 1 p.m. March 6. Free. 325-5767
The Path to Becoming a Writer- Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library. 7800 N. Schisler Road. A talk and Q&A with fiction author Jilian Cantor. 2 p.m. March 6. Free. 594-5200.
Democracy & Dissent Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Group will discuss GREAT AMERICAN HYPOCRITES: TOPPLING THE BIG MYTHS OF REPUBLICAN POLITICS by Glenn Greenwald. 2 p.m. March 7. Free. 792-3715.
Meet Tucson’s Leading Authors- O’Shaughnessy’s SteakHouse & Piano Bar. 2200 N. Camino Principal. Meet leading fiction authors Ernesto Patino, RayAdkins, Don Kirchner and Kate Mathis in a “fireside chat” setting. Special book and dinner prices available. 4:30- 6:30 p.m. March 7 Free. 296-7464