BOOK EVENTS December 18, 2011
Guadalajara Grill Restaurant, 1220 E. Prince Road. Author Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford will sign MY NANA’S REMEDIES. A portion of the proceeds from each book sold will be donated to Tucson Trails Tribute Fund for Gabe Zimmerman, the Crhistin-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation and The Fund for Civity, Respect and Understanding. Noon-6 p.m. Dec. 18. Free. 982-8054
Bryd Baylor book signing- Amerind Foundation, 2100 N. Amerind Road, Dragoon. YES IS BETTER THAN NO. 1:30-4 P.M. Dec. 18. Included in the $8 Admission. 1-520-586-3666.
New-and used-book sale- St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, in rooms 17 and 18, 1431 W. Magee Road. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 18. Free. 797-2935.
Writing group with Gisela Jernigan- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. A combination of writing exercises and writing support for all levels of writers, using CREATIVE WRITING DEMYSTIFIED by Sheila Bender. 2 p.m., third Sunday of the month, through Jan. 15. $10 prepaid required. 792-3715.
Abbett Book Choices- Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Branch Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Adult book club. Call to find out the next title or to reserve the book. 2-3 p.m. Dec. 19. Free. 594-5200.
National Writers Union reqading and open mic- Fronimo’s Greek cafe, 3242 E. Speedway. This month there will be an open mic (spoken word only) on the theme of the Occupy movement. 6:15-8 p.m. Dec. 19. Free. 624-4690.
Library exhibition: Celebrity Poets- UA Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Works by Leonard Nimoy, Suzanne Somers, Viggo Montensen, Leonard Cohen and Tupac Shakur. 9 a.m- Mondays-Saturdays, through Dec. 23. Free. 626-3765.
Local author series- Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive, Green Valley. GIFT OF THE DESERT DOG by Robert L. Hunton. 2-3 p.m. Dec. 20. Free. 594-5295.
Stories in the Garden- Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Interactive even for children. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 278. Included in admission. 742-6455.
Book club discussion- Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja drive. Oro Valley. Freethought Arizon book club will discuss WAR OF THE WORLD-VIEWS: SCIENCE VS. SPIRITUALITY by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Modinow. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Free. 818-6463.
Family story time- Oro Valley Public library. Listen to stories and songs for accompanied children atges newborn to 5 years. 10:10-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Feb. 29. Free. 229-5300.
Story time with Miss Katie- Barnes & Noble. 5130 E. Broadway. Stories, songs and games. For ages 1 to 6. 6-7 p.m. Thursday, through Jan. 26. Free. 512-1166.
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. Spedway. 2-4 p.m. Dec. 23. Free. 748-9555