■ 'Where Art Originates: Artists & The Creative Process'
Visual artist James Barsness and poet Jenna Butler, current Djerassi Program resident artists, will speak about their work and processes today (April 25) at 7 p.m. at Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Reservations required but admission is free. For more information, visit Djerassi or call 650-329-2367.
■ Talk: 'In Great Company'
Patti Lee-Hoffmann, author of "In Great Company," and Bu Nygrens, co-owner of organic-food business Veritable Vegetable, will speak today (April 25) at 7 p.m. at World Centric, 2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto. Admission is $15. For more information, visit Sustainovation.