Community: September 11 Peace Picnic
Palo Alto City Hall's plaza is hosting a September 11 Peace Picnic with free dinner and children's activities from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 11, at 250 Hamilton Ave. Event organizers include Samina Sundas and American Muslim Voice, and the city's Human Relations Commission. They describe the picnic as a multifaith event and opportunity for community members to get to know each other better. Go to interfaithspace.org.
Authors: YA event at Kepler's
YA authors Ellen Hopkins ("Smoke") and Sonya Sones ("To Be Perfectly Honest: A Novel Based on an Untrue Story") will give free author talks at 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 11, at Kepler's Books. The store is at 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. For more, go to keplers.com.