Daily Archives: May 3, 2010

Thomas C. Adler Author- CAMPINGLY YOURS, A Memoir


      by Thomas C. Adler

      “Seamlessly woven with wisdom and wit, Thomas C. Adler’s heartfelt memoir blends forty-five years of summer camp with a lifetime of love. A tribute to family, friendship and the coming of age, Campingly Yours reflects on childhood in a bygone era-adventure, tradition and the timeless bond between idyllic parents and a devoted son.  From camper and counselor to owner and director, Adler’s nostalgic personal journey is seasoned with humor and insight, courage and character.  Engaging from beginning to end, Adler masterfully captures the essence of summer camp at Chippewa Ranch…with the North Star as his constant guide.

      The majority of the author’s proceeds will be donated to the Lou and Renee Rosenblum Foundation and the Camp For All Kids Foundation–helping children from all over the country and world have a chance to attend summer camp.

      For more information go to www.campinglyyours.com

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Harvey Stanbrough- WTW Writing the World Writing Seminars

      Harvy Stanbrough’s WTW Writing the World Writing Seminars 

      In the Arizona Room, Residence Inn by Mariott

      6477 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson

      Third Saturday Each Month

      May 15  9 a.m.  Writing the Memior II

                       1 p.m.  Writing Flash Fiction

      June 19  9 a.m.  Writing Realistic Dialogue 

                        1 p.m.  Conveying Emotion…Dialogue 

      July 17  9 a.m.  Writing the Poem I 

                       1 p.m.  Writing the Poem II 

       Remaining dates, topics to be announced: Aug 21, Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20 

      Each seminar runs about 3 hours and costs $30 (or both for $50)

      Each seminar includes coffee, tea and light snacks. 

      For information or to receive seminar announcements, email Harvey at h_stanbrough@yahoo.com

      To view the current schedule, visit StoneThread.com and click Current Events

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Arizona Daily Star May 2, 2010- BOOK EVENTS

       BOOK EVENTS  May 2, 2010


      Democracy & Dissent Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave.  group will discuss BLUE COVENANT: THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS AND THE COMING BATTLE FOR THE RIGHT TO WATER by Maude Barlow.  2 p.m.  May 2  Free 792-3715


      Prospects for Peace: The Palestinian-Isreli Conflict- Gallagher Theater.  1202 E. University Drive.  Author Norman G. Finkelstein will present an assessment of the current political climate within the Middle East, which led to the publication of his new book, “THIS TIME WE WENT TOO FAR:” TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE GAZA INVASION.  7-9 p.m.  May 3.  Free.  622-6419


      BEYONG THE HOMSTRETCH: WHAT I’VE LEARNED FROM SAVING RACEHORSES- Barnes & Noble, 5130 E. Broadway.  Meet author Lynn Reardon, founder and executive director of the noprofit race horse placement agency, L.O.P.E (LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers) 7 p.m.  May 6.  Free.  512-1166

      Odyssey Storytelling- Club Congress in Hotel Congress.  311 E. Congress St.  Margaret Regan reads from her book THE DEATH OF JOSSELINE: IMMIGRATION STORIES FROM THE ARIZONA-MEXICO BORDERLANDS.  Other story tellers will perform.  7 p.m.  May 6.  $7  622-8848


      Urban Yarns at the Library- Joel D. Valdez Main Library.  101 N. Stone Ave.  Bring your hooks, needles, and lunches and peruse the library’s latest fiber-themed books.  No instruction provided.  Noon-1 p.m.  May 7.  Free.  791-4010

      Ken Kuhlken- Clues Unlimited.  3146 E. Fort Lowell Road.  Author will discuss and sign his latest mystery THE BIGGEST LIAR IN LOS ANGELES.  5:30- 7 p.m.  May 7.  Free.  326-8533


      Arizona Mystery Writers- Home Town Buffet, 5101 N. Oracle Road.  Speaker: Donna Copen McKinnis.  10 a.m.- 2 p.m.  May 8.  $17.50 includes lunch.  624-0792

      Lynn Readon- Mostly Books, 6208 E. Speedway.  Author will sign her book BEYOND THE HOMESTRETCH: WHAT I’VE LEARNED FROM SAVING RACEHORSES and give a talk on her experiences with saving racehorses and her involvement in L.O.P.E (LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers) 12:30-1:30 p.m.  May 8.  Free.  571-0110  

      Thomas Cobb- Oro Valley Public Library.  1305 W. Naranja Drive.  Meet the author of CRAZY HEART for a discussion and book signing.  1-2:30 p.m.  May 8. Free.  229-5308

      Next Sunday 

      Living Your Best Life Book Group-  Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave.  Group will discuss LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER by Maya Angelou.  Noon.  May 9.  Free.  792-3715

      Clues Unlimited Book Club- Clues Unlimited, 3146 E. Fort Lowell Road.  Group will discuss COLD DISH by Craig Johnson.  2-3 p.m.  May 9.  Free.  326-8533

      Second Sunday Book Group- Antigone books.  411 N. Fourth Ave.  Group will discuss LARK AND TERMITE by Jayne Anne Phillips.  2 p.m  May 9.  free.  792-3715

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