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<em><strong>SUNDAY (Jan 5)</strong></em>
<strong>Francis Weller, "Entering the Healing Ground,"</strong> 1 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
<em><strong>MONDAY (Jan 6)</strong></em>
<strong>Jan Dederick and John Rowe, Rivertown Poets: A-Muse-ing Mondays,</strong> 6:45 p.m., Aqus Cafe, 189 H Street, Petaluma. Open mic sign-ups at 6:30. Contact, firstname.lastname@example.org
<em><strong>THURSDAY (Jan 9)</strong></em>
<strong>Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series,</strong> 7 p.m., Featuring Tom Barbash, Lynn Freed, Molly Giles, Glen David Gold, Daniel Handler and Melissa Pritchard, Studio 333 is located at 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito. More info, whytherearewords.com, 415-331-8272.