Author: Jacob Needleman
Philosopher Jacob Needleman's book, "An Unknown World: Notes on the Meaning of the World," talks about how "the care and maintenance of a world is something vital and basic to our existence." The event is today, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Go to keplers.com.
Art: Nancy Wulff
Gallery 9 has "Dames and Posies," works by Nancy Wulff, on display. They feature ink drawings and watercolor paintings inspired by nature and love of dance. The gallery at 143 Main St., Los Altos, is open Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m. Go to gallery9losaltos.com.