■ Talk: "Empowerment in Exile:
Twenty Years of Transforming Lives Through Education"
Rinchen Khando Choegyal and Elizabeth Napper of the Tibetan Nuns Project will speak about their work helping exiled Tibetan women gain education and empowerment today (Oct. 20) at 7:30 p.m. at Building 260, Room 013 Piggot Hall, Stanford. This event is part of the TT & WF Chao Distinguished Buddhist Practitioner Lectures. For more information, visit hcbss.stanford.edu.
■ Zoppe - An Italian Family Circus
Zoppe - An Italian Family Circus features acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, clowning and plenty of public participation in a 500-seat tent today (Oct. 20) at 7 p.m. at 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Tickets are $15-20. For more information, visit www.redwoodcity.org.