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Page6C Sunday,October18,2015 DemocratandChronicle. com 7:39.;!540:4$25;888)920593.4;.#)2#" -(+,"."'%*$*(#$&&& !1,1%-53'-$$*#+2* 45/!0231"6!) 4#(1/"1,&.*50&)53 0##/,2&.0+!,'#,%*&%1,%*&%)-'("%#$ -26+$&3.'/1*((,% Books The latest events and local authors. Words on the Verge: Open Mike. 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St, Brockport. Free. (585) 637-5494 or www.differentpathgallery.com. A ncestry.com Library Edition: 2-3 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 19. Avon Free Library, 143 Genesee St., Avon. Free. (585) 226-8461or www.avonfreelibrary.blogspot.org. Creative Writing Workshop: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Avon Free Library. Free. (585) 226-8461or www.avonfreelibrary.blogspot.org. George M. Ewing Canandaigua Forum: “The Long March to Camelot” with Tom Oliphant, political journalist and author. 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell. $15; free with student ID. (585) 785-1541or www.gmefo- rum.org. Writing and Yoga: Meditation, walking, gentle yoga, creative writing exercises, and more. 11a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Gell Center of the Finger Lakes, 6581West Hollow Road (County Road 33), South Bristol. $110. (585) 473-2590 or www.wab.org. Lincoln on the Civil War Reading and Discussion: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Geneva Historical Society Museum at the Prouty-Chew House, 543 S. Main St., Geneva. Free. (315) 789-5151. Celebration of Open Letter Books and Rochester: Featuring a performance by the Fox Sisters, silent auction, fortune telling, a r elease party for the book Rochester Knockings and more. 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 23. Registration required. German House, 315 Gregory St. $20-$100. (585) 319-0823 or www.openletterbooks.org/products/ celebration. Life Lessons from the Court: A discussion with Tamir Goodman. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Registration required. Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. Free. (585) 461-2000 or www.jewishpittsford.com/tamir. Books Sandwiched-In: The Road to Character by David Brooks. 12:12 p.m. to 12:52 p.m. Oct. 20. Kate Gleason Auditorium, Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, 115 South Ave. Free. (585) 428-8350 or www3.libraryweb.org. F ans of Science Fiction Book Club: Foundation by Isaac Asimov. 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. Free. (585) 637-2260 or www.liftbridgebooks.com. History Book Club: Read any book on an important event. 2 p.m. Oct. 18. Lift Bridge Book Shop. Free. (585) 637-2260 or www.liftbrid- gebooks.com. Sun Magazine Discussion Group: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Lift Bridge Book Shop. Free. (585) 637-2260 or www.liftbridgebooks.com. Writer’s Group of Brockport: To discuss all aspects of the writing process. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Lift Bridge Book Shop. Free. (585) 637-2260 or www.liftbridgebooks.com. Symposium: The Rochester WPA Murals: Panel discussion, lunch, presentations, showing of a new documentary Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18. Registration required. Memorial Art Gallery Auditorium, 500 University Ave. (585) 276-8970 or www.mag.rochester.edu. Q uilts and the Underground Railroad: Pot luck dinner followed by a presentation by Marti Tertinek on the connection S odus had in the Underground Railroad. Bring a dish to pass and your own table setting. 5 p.m. Oct. 24. North Ontario United Methodist Church, 7200 Ontario Center Road, Ontario. (315) 524-9509 or www.noumc.com. Friends of the Ogden Farmers’ Library Book Sale: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Friends only, join at the door) Oct. 21; 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 24. Ogden Farmers’ Library, 269 Ogden Center Road, Ogden. (585) 617-6181or www.ogdenlibrary.com. Friends Fall Book Sale: Benefits the Mendon Public Library. 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 (members only; join at the door for $5); 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7. ($3 bag sale). Old Mendon Public Library Building, 15 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls. Free admission. (585) 624-6067 or www.mendon- library.org. Friends of the Pittsford Community Library Book Sale: 5 to 8 :30 p.m. (members preview, join at the door) Oct. 23; 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Oct. 24; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (half-price); 5 to 6 p.m. ($3 bag sale) Oct. 25. Pittsford Community Library, 24 State St., Pittsford. (585) 249-5481or www.townofpittsford.org/library. First Person Singular: Live True Storytelling: Hosted by Sarah Reedy and Woody Battaglia. 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 23; s ign-up 7 p.m. Rochester Brainery, 274 N. Goodman St. Suite B134 (Village Gate). (585) 902-2010 or www.facebook.com/ events/158086101201548. Mendelssohn and His World: Cultural Context for Elijah: 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Rush Rhees Library Welles-Brown Room, University of Rochester, Wilson Boulevard. or www.rochester.edu/college/ humanities. Top Shelf Book Club: Horns by Joe Hill. For those in their 20s-30s. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Seymour Library, 161East Ave., Brockport. (585) 637-1050 or www.seymourlibraryweb.org. Is Writing and Publishing a Book on Your Bucket List: 1to 4 p.m. Oct. 24. The Purple Door, Win-Jeff Plaza, 3259 S. Winton Road, Henrietta. Free. (585) 342-0795 or www.bootstrappublish- ing.net. Friends of the Webster Public Library Book Sale: 5 to 8:30 p.m. (members preview, join at the door) Oct. 20; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21and 22; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.($3 bag sale) Oct. 23; 10 a.m. to 1p.m. ($3 bag sale) Oct. 24.Webster Public Library, Webster Plaza, 980 Ridge Road, Webster. (585) 872-7075 or w ww.websterlibrary.org. Women in Business: A Path to Success: Lawyer, author, filmmaker, and speaker Valerie Alexander will speak on her book How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having “Female Brains ). 2 p.m. Oct. 25. Women’s Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St. (Route 20), Seneca Falls. Free. (315) 5 68-2991or www.nps.gov/wori. An Evening at 221B Baker Street: StoriesGalorious, with Rachel and Rebecca Oshlagon, features one of Sherlock Holmes’ and Watson’s most exciting cases, The Adventure of the Speckled Band . 7 p.m. Oct. 20. Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia. Free. (585) 343-9550, ext. 8, or www.batavialibrary.org. Books Sandwiched In: The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck. Rev iewed by Gary and Sharon May. 12:10 to 1p.m. Oct. 21. Richmond Memorial Library, Free. (585) 343-9550, ext. 8, or www.ba- tavialibrary.org. History Alive Series: Rodrigo’s Land - A Story About the F irst Man to Spot Land on Columbus’s Voyage: Presentation by Steven Farrington. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21.Sodus Point Village Hall, 8356 Bay St., Sodus Point. Free. (315) 483-4936 or www.so- d uspointlighthouse.org. BOOKS AND LECTURES GENE BLEVINSGETTY IMAGES Author James McManus in 2005 ‘Poker’s Shakespeare’ Join BOA Editions on Wednesdayas New York Times - b estselling author James McManusvisits Rochester to discuss his new book, The Education of a Poker Player. Held in collaboration with Rochester Arts & Lectures,the p rogram will feature a discussion on McManus’ three highly-acclaimed poker-related books, published within multiple genres over 15 years. Telling of his high-stakes a dventure in covering the 2000 World Series of Poker on assignment from Harper’s, entering the tournament himself, and ultimately making it to the final table, McManus w ill offer an extensive look at the history of poker and the return to his fiction roots. Having been called “poker’s Shakespeare,” James McManus is the New York Times -bestselling author of Positively Fifth Street and Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker, among others. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper’s, The Believer, Paris Review, Esquire, and in Best American anthologies for poetry, sports writing, science and nature, and magazine writing. The event is at 7 p.m. at Lyric Theatre (Cabaret Hall), 440 East Ave. Tickets are available at artsandlectures.orgfor $12; seating is limited.