SUNDAY (Aug 3)
Annual Poets’ Picnic, 12 p.m., Benicia Park, Military/First Street, Benicia, CA. All are invited. Contact Don Peery, 530-356-2296 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Redwood Cafe First Sunday Poetry & Music Series, 5 p.m. California poet laureate emeritus Al Young reads with former Sonoma County poets Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar, Sarah Baker will provide music. Redwood Cafe, 8240 Old Redwood Highway, Cotati. Info, www.redwoodcafe.com.
MONDAY (Aug. 4)
Rivertown Poets A-Museing Mondays, 6:40 p.m.,Giovanni Singleton and Roy Mash, Aqus Café 189 H St., Petaluma. Details, www.aquscafe.com.
TUESDAY (Aug. 5)
Henry Trione, “Footprints of the Baker Boy,” 5 p.m., Copperfield’s Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.
WEDNESDAY (Aug. 6)
Rhys Bowen , “Queen of Hearts (Royal Spyness Mystery #8),” 7 p.m., Copperfield’s Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.