Doak Whitney will sign and read from C is for Centennial: A Colorado Alphabet. At the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195, on Sun., Dec. 8, 1 p.m. At Borders Books, 1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600 on Mon., Dec. 9, 6 p.m.
Michael Hague will sign The Children's Book of Home and Family at the Chinook Bookshop, 210 N. Tejon St., 635-1195. Sun., Dec. 15, 1p.m.
Book Club at Author, Author! New & Used Books, 5975 N Academy Blvd #206 Dec.'s book is Once a Thief , a romantic suspense novel by Kay Hooper. Wed., Dec. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. For more, call 277-READ
Poetry Open Mikes: On Sundays at Organic Earth Caf, 1124 Manitou Ave., 7 p.m. 2 a.m. 685-0986. Every second Wednesday of the month at Utopia Caf, 117 E. Bijou St., 633-1080. Every third Tuesday of the month at Jack Quinn's, 21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766. All start at 8 p.m.
A Writers Group is forming in Woodland Park. Aims to meet 1-2 times per month, and hopes to hold public readings. Interested writers as well as photographers and artists (for a forthcoming literary magazine) please contact Julie Shavin-Katz at 687-8562, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.