■ Fiction workshop with Amanda Quick
Author Amanda Quick (a.k.a. Jayne Ann Krentz) will offer a free fiction-writing workshop today (April 26) at 7 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. For more information, visit Kepler's.
■ Lecture: 'Music Between Nature and Architecture'
Bard College's Leon Botstein will compare the music of composers including Mendelssohn, Mahler, Sibelius and Stravinsky with the work of architects including Schinkel, Wright, Saarinen and Le Corbusier today (April 26) at 6 p.m. at Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. For more information, visit Stanford.