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« Saturday September 07, 2013 »
Sat
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm
    A National Grandparents' Day Celebration and BenefitSaturday, September 7, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon Mills Health Center, Hendrickson Auditorium, 100 S. San Mateo Dr., San Mateo Featuring Paola Gianturco, acclaimed photojournalist and author of Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon, and benefiting African grandmothers raising children orphaned by AIDS. Grandmother Power chronicles stories of grandmothers worldwide who are courageously and effectively creating a better future for our grandchildren. Book SigningRefreshmentsSpecial musical performance by MAAME AFON from her debut album, RISE!Tickets: $30 each (tax-deductible) Register ONLINE.   Or by mail: Send a check by Sept. 1, 2013, payable to: African Women’s Development Fund USA, 6950 Almaden Expressway #131, San Jose, CA 95120
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:00 pm
 EAT, DRINK, TALK AND SWAP BOOKS - WORLD LITERATURE EDITION: An Evening at Kepler's Saturday, September 7, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Come at 6:30 to mingle over drinks and munchies. We'll start the book discussions at 7pm and we'll wrap up the Book Swap festivities around 9pm.If you're interested in spending an evening with fun, smart, creative and lit-minded souls, Kepler's has put together an event for you: a Book Swap.  If not tempted by the good company and great atmosphere, be tempted by delicious food and free-flowing wine. Bring a book you love, one you can talk about all night and are willing to part with at the end of the evening."World Literature" opens up a world of possibilities -- it could be a travel essay, non-fiction or historical fiction set in another country -- whatever strikes your fancy!  You'll go home with a book highly recommended by another BookSwapper, a free Advanced Reader's Edition of a book from Kepler's, and some great suggestions to add to your never-ending 'Must Read' list. There are also rumors of surprise giveaways. Tickets are available now at Keplers. You may order tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets Online or by calling 800-838-3006 "Think cocktail party, with a bookish twist." - Litquake         
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