Boise Novel Orchard: Tuesday, March 5, 6:30-8 p.m. A writing circle where challenges and camaraderie are the backdrop for this caffeine-fueled evening of social writing. Don't forget your favorite writing implement. Hyde Park Books in Boise.
Local author series: Nonfiction author Scott Marchant. Wednesday, March 6, Noon, Boise Public Library at Cole and Ustick. Feel free to bring your lunch.
Local author series: Fiction author Brady Udall. Wednesday, March 6, noon, The Boise Public Library at Cole and Ustick. Feel free to bring your lunch.
Janet Worthington as Mary Hallock Foote, first-person narrative: Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m., Boise Public Library Collister Branch.
An Evening with Chris Crutcher, "King of the Mild Frontier": Friday, March 8, 7 p.m., Egyptian Theater, Boise. Author Chris Crutcher grew up in Cascade and shares stories from his Idaho childhood in "King of the Mild Frontier: An Ill-Advised Autobiography."
Saturday Storytime: Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. This week's theme is When I Grow Up with the featured book "When I Grow Up" by Al Yankovic, Barnes & Noble in Boise.
Story Time with Justeen: Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Hyde Park Books in Boise.
Sherry Cann's Writers' Critique Group: Monday, March 10, 6:308:30 p.m., Smokey Mountain Pizza, ParkCenter, Boise.
Hillview Book Club: Monday, March 11, 9:30 a.m. Come early to grab your morning coffee or tea and a snack, and get cozy and chat about the month's book of choice. Stop by and join them for a great time. Barnes & Noble in Boise.
Idaho Authors' Community: Monday, March 11, 7 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Book Release Party: Monday, March 11, 7-9 p.m. Dennis Mansfield's book, "Beautiful Nate." Please mark your calendar for a cake and punch reception to celebrate the release of "Beautiful Nate." There will be a reading of selected chapters by Mansfield. Books will be provided for purchase by Hyde Park Books in Boise.
Partners in Crime: Tuesday, March 12, 7 p.m. If you're interested in reading, writing or publishing in the fields of mystery, suspense or true crime, then you definitely should stop by and visit Partners in Crime. New members are always welcome, Barnes & Noble in Boise.
BLiP: Tuesday, March 26, 7-9:30 p.m. A play reading series, Hyde Park Books in Boise.
IdaHope 2013 Writers' Conference: Saturday, March 16, 8 a.m.4:30 p.m., Meridian First Baptist Church. Go to http://idahopewriters.org/annual-conference for more details.
Saturday Storytime: Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. Feeling a little down on your luck lately? We have just the cure - a leprechaun Storytime featuring "The Luckiest St. Patrick's Day Ever" by Teddy Slater, Barnes & Noble in Boise.
Story Time with Justeen: March 16, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Hyde Park Books in Boise.
Pixie Chicks Writers' Group: Saturday March 16, 1-3 p.m., Maui Wowi, Meridian.
Author Reading: Saturday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. Julie Titone's "Boocoo Dinky Dow." Julie will read from the memoir that she co-authored with the late Boise artist Grady Myers. Boise actor John Myers, who is Grady Myers' stepson, will join Titone in reading excerpts from the book. Rediscovered Books in Boise.
PBS Special: Sunday, March 17, 2 p.m., Idaho PBS will air "Power of Scent," a new documentary-style pledge special featuring scientists, experts, physicians, psychologists and sommeliers who guide public television audiences through the unseen, surprising and widely underestimated world of our most powerful sense - smell. Boise native and "Coming to My Senses" author Alyssa Harad will be a guest.
Human Rights Book Club: A book club that is dedicated to reading and discussing topics relevant to the advancement of global human rights. Meeting the second Thursday of every-other month at 7 p.m. at the Black History Museum. See Rediscovered Book's website for more details, www.rdbooks.org.
Writers' Block: Tuesdays, Noon1 p.m., Boise Community Radio, KRBX 89.9. Hosted by Jennifer Sanders Peterson and Amanda Turner.
Poets and Writers Open Mic: Every first Thursday, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
Nook HD/HD+Class: Saturdays, 11 a.m.; Thursdays, 6 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Boise.
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