Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Upcoming bookish events : Black Dog Books

A few days ago I received a list of upcoming events from Black Dog Books in Zionsville, Indiana. These weren't on my original bookish events post for January and February, so I thought I'd pass them along.

Who: Dick Wolfsie, comedian, author, TV & radio presenter
When: Saturday, February 12 from 11am to 1pm
Mr. Wolfsie will be signing his books which include: Mornings with Barney (The True Story of an Extraordinary Beagle)Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Why Good Dogs Do Bad Things and Why YOU Should Change Your Behavior), Indiana Curiosities and 67 Ways to Amuse Yourself (In 2 Minutes or Less).

What: Poems for Mr. Lincoln
Where: Lincoln Park, Zionsville, IN (Black Dog Books is back-up site in case of poor weather)
When: Saturday, February 12 @ 2pm
A commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s stop in Zionsville on his way to his inauguration. Lincoln impersonator and poetry contest finalists will read their poems to or about Lincoln. Winner will be announced.

Who: Restoration Press Poets
When: Friday, February 25 @ 7pm
Four poets will speak about their poetry, read from their books and sign books. **UPDATE: There will be three poets: Mary Sexton, Dan Carpenteer and J.L. Kato**

Who: Joan Lyons, historian and author
When: Tuesday, March 1 @ 7pm
The author will tell how she found Zionsville’s stories and read some of the stories from her book.

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