■ Katherine Ellison's 'Buzz'
Author Katherine Ellison presents, "Buzz," her account of her journey to understand and reconnect with her high-spirited preteen son, today (Nov. 11) at 7 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. For more information, visit Kepler's.
■ Tom Segev: 'Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends'
A character study of Simon Wiesenthal, a Nazi hunter who was driven by his own memories to ensure that the destruction of European Jewry would never be forgotten, will be presented by author Tom Segev today (Nov. 11) at 7:30 p.m. at Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Tickets are $10-$20. For more information, visit www.paloaltojcc.org.