Community: Paly music boosters October flea market
A variety of items will be on sale including books, antiques, crafts from around the world, plants and more. Proceeds support Palo Alto High School Instrumental Music Program. Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palo Alto High School parking lot, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Go to yelp.com.
Music: California Bach Society -- Mass in B Minor
The 35-voice California Bach Society presents Bach's Mass in B Minor. Paul Flight is the director with soloists Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Danielle Reutter-Harrah, mezzo-soprano; Brian Staufenbiel, tenor; and Christopheren Nomura, baritone. The event is Saturday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto. General $30, seniors $22, under 30 $10. Go to calbach.org.
Humanist Community Forum: 'Beyond Nature's Housekeepers'
In this illustrated presentation based on her new book of the above name, Prof. Nancy C. Unger reveals how women have played a unique role, for better and sometimes for worse, in the shaping of the American environment. She will speak Sunday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at The Student Center at Palo Alto High School (in the middle of campus), 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Go to humanists.org.