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SUNDAY, Nov. 3:
Brenda Knight & Nina Lesowitz, “Grateful Table,” 7 p.m.: Saying grace is one of our loveliest traditions and one that has stood the test of time for a good reason - it simply feels wonderful. Whether you hold hands and pray to the heavens above or wax poetic about the bounty of food, these blessings turn any group of people into a family, connected by the power of gratitude. Compiled by the editor of and collaborator on the runaway bestseller Attitudes of Gratitude. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 415-927-0960, bookpassage.com.
MONDAY, Nov. 4:
John Johnson and Stephen Kopel, Rivertown Poets: A Muse-ing Mondays, 6:45 p.m., Aqus Cafe, 189 H Street in Petaluma. For information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
TUESDAY, Nov. 5:
Patricia Klaus and Shirley Streshinsky, “An Atomic Love Story,” 7 p.m.: A gripping narrative of the love and betrayal of J. Robert Oppenheimer, told through the lives of three unique women. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 415-927-0960, bookpassage.com.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6:
Author and cartoonist Stephan Pastis ("Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made") in conversation with Press Democrat columnist Chris Smith, 6 p.m., Santa Rosa High School Auditorium, 1235 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY, Nov. 7: