Authors: Fierce Reads Tour
A Kepler's Books Young Adult event, the Fierce Reads Tour will feature readings from authors Marissa Meyer ("Cinder and Scarlet"), Leila Sales (" This Song Will Save Your Life"), S.A. Bodeen ("The Fallout," the sequel to "The Compound") and Alexandra Coutts ("Tumble and Fall"). The tour begins Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. at 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Go to keplers.com.
Community: Toastmasters Launch
Toastmasters, a group that helps members work on public speaking skills, is launching in Palo Alto today, Oct. 1, with a lunch and then will host meetings every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. The group meets at Palo Alto City Hall Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton Ave. RSVP to attend. Go to toastmastersclubs.org.