BOOK EVENTS November 20, 2011
Grecko Gals book signing- St. Francis Gabrini Church Hall, 3201 E. Presido St. Ashleen O’ Gaea, Carol Costa, D. H. Palmer, Jude Johnson and Mary Ann Hutchison sign their newest books during Artisans and Authors 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Nov. 20 Free. 293-6373.
Mistletoe and Mystery- Clues Unlimited, 3146 E. Fort Lowell Road. Also, a celebration of the Arizona Sisters in Crime chaper’s 2th anniversary. Refreshments served. 1- 4 p.m. Nov. 20. Free. 326-8533.
Thanksgiving fiesta- Singing Wind Bookshop, 700 W. Sing Wind Road, Benson. Music by the Ronstadt Gererations and munchies. 1-5 p.m. Nov. 20. Free. 1-520-586-2425.
Abbett book choices- Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library. 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Book club. Call to find out the next title or to reserve the book. 2-3p.m. Nov. 21. Free. 594-5200.
Baby story time- Oro Valley Public Library. 1305 W. Naranja drive. Oro Valley. For accompanied children up to 18 months old. 10-10:30 a.m. Mondays, through Nov. 28. Free. 229-5300.
National Writers Union reading and open mic- Fronimo’s Greek Cafe. 3242 E. Speedway. Phoenix-based poet David Chorlton, author of A NORMAL DAY AMAZES US and THE POROUS DESERT,will be the featured reader. His reading will be followed by an open mic (spoken word only). 6:15- 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Fre. 624-4690.
Preschool story time- Oro Valley Public Library. Listen to stories and songs for accompanied children ages 3 to 5 years. 11:30-noon. Tuesdays, through Nov. 29. Free. 229-5300.
Science Fiction Book Club- Oro Valley Public Library. THE FLEET: BEYOND THE FRONTIER: DEADNAUGHT by John Campbell. 7-8 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. 229-5300.
Stories in the garden- Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Interactive event for children. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, through Dec 27. Included in admission. 742-6455.
Family story time- Oro Valley Public Library. Listen to stories and songs by accompanied children up to 5 years. 10-1039 a.m. Wednesdays, through Nov. 30. Free. 229-5300.
Sonoran Sleuths Mystery Book Club- Oro Valley Public Library. HYPOTHERMIA by Amaldur Indridason. 11 a.m.-noon. Nov. 23. Free 229-5300.
Tunes for tots- Bookmans, 1930 E. Grant Road. Musical jam for children. Classic children’s songs and stories. 10-11 a.m. Fridays, through Feb. 18. Free. 325-5767.
An author fair- Bookmans 6230 E. Speedway. Meet local authors James Gurley, Janne E. Irving, Michael Orozco and Judanne Lee. 11 a.m.-Nov. 26. Free. 748-9555