“The Abduction” by Mark Gimenez will be reviewed at the July 20 Friends of the Library Association’s Book and Coffee Series. The review will be held at 10 a.m. at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library. FOLA president Meg Campbell and Rita Cannon will review this highly acclaimed novel.
A STAR-GAZING night will be Monday — one of the last events of the summer reading program. Everyone is invited to the park across from the library on Lee University’s campus at Eigthth and Ocoee streets. Set up will begin at 8:50 p.m. Bring chairs or blankets and your telescopes if you desire. The library will be closed at 9 p.m. that night.
An adult summer reading program, “Between the Covers” will run through Aug. 15. A Book Club discussion on “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Community Room. Richard “Tiger” Jones will lead this discussion group.
FIVE POINTS FARMERS MARKET is open on Thursday afternoons from 4 to 7 p.m. at First Street Square in historic downtown. You’ll find plenty of garden fresh produce, unique arts and crafts and more. All area farmers and gardeners are invited to participate. Spaces are free. For more information, call 479-1000, or visit www.mainstreetcleveland.com.
2012 CAPTIVATING FASHION SHOW, a red carpet event, will be Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. at Lee University’s Dixon’s Center. All of the name brand outfits and voguish shoes are from second-hand stores. The models walking the runway are local people from the community. Tickets can be purchased at www.riverworshipcenter.com or by calling 309-8346. General admission is $15 and VIP admission is $35. All of the proceeds will go to Mercy’s Door Children’s Home. After the show, the clothing items will be sold — just like a real New York Fashion Show!
COMMON THREADS QUILT CLUB will sponsor a quilt show Oct. 12 and 13 at the Mount Olive Church of God FMC building, 3533 Harrison Pike. Admission is $3 with ticket stub entered for drawing for a pieced quilt door prize. Hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Food and crafts will be on sale. All profits will be given to charities in the community. For more information, contact Cordie Davis at 472-7523 or 715-4033; or Ruth Phillips, email: email@example.com.
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