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Food Drive, Scavenger Hunt & Authors’ Events

Nov 10, 2015

Joselyn_HughesVroman’s Bookstore has teamed up with Friends in Deed for a holiday food drive. During store hours on November 14 and 15, Vroman’s will have stations set up around the store, accepting dry and canned goods, and “shelf-stable food products.”

Food item ideas: Canned tuna, peanut butter, canned chicken, cereal, rice, cooking oil, sugar, and flour. Pasta, oats, powdered milk, canned chili, canned beef stew, dry beans. Jelly or jam, tomato and spaghetti sauces, and soups.

To learn more, visit FriendInDeed.org (including details about its Christmas tree sale; taking orders beginning November 16).

To kick off the food drive, Vroman’s presents its Annual Fall Scavenger Hunt, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., which takes folks all around the city—teams of 4 to 5 persons is suggested. Take pictures of items found, get more points, more chance of prizes including a year’s pass to Magic Castle.

Upcoming author events:

Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 7 p.m.: Robert Crais and his team of Elvis Cole and Joe Pike in The Promise.

 

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Thursday, Nov. 12th, 7 p.m.: Louis Friedman and Human Spaceflight: From Mars to the Stars.

Friday, Nov. 13th, 7 p.m.: Tom & Lucky (and George & Cokey Flo) by C. Joseph Greaves.

Tuesday, Nov. 17th, 6 p.m.: Ree Drumond’s The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper. (Are titles getting longer and more ludricous or is it just our impatient attention span?)
Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 7 p.m.: Is Mommy? An ode to hardworking mommies everywhere who are not always fun, organized, or on time. Victoria Chang and Marla Frazee ask kids, Do you love your mommy anyway?

 

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Thursday, Nov. 19th, 7 p.m.: The Weight of Feathers, a novel by Anna-Marie McLemore.

 

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Friday, Nov. 20th, 7 p.m.: Confessions of a Headmaster, a memoir by Paul Cummins.

Saturday, Nov. 21st, 2 p.m.: DIY, Dammit!: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting: 35 Tried and Tested Projects Anyone Can Make & Everyone Will Love by Los Angelino writer, performer, and comedian Joselyn Hughes (photo, top right).

 

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