Historic Treasures, a fund-raising gala to support the restoration of the 1905 Carnegie Library. Black-tie optional. $125, 531-6333 Ext, 1259. Sat., May 4, 6:30 p.m.
Sarah Byrn Rickman discussing the WAFS, the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, a group of women pilots that helped win WWII. At the Carnegie Reading Room, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. 531-6333. Sun., May 5, 1 p.m.
Andrea Herrera, author of The Pearl of the Antilles, appearing at UCCS University Center Room 116. Free, 262-3450. Mon., May 6, 4:30 p.m.
Poetry Slams sponsored by the UCCS Campus Literary Arts Society at the Utopia Caf, 116 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. $1 admission goes towards the cash prize. Wed., May 8, 8 p.m.
Kellie Chandler signing A Mother's Reflection at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. Free, 473-4413. Sun., May 12, 10:30 a.m.
Call to local poets for new Slam group forming. Visit www.msnusers.com/WordFetish or call RaYvon at 685-9264