■ Authors: 'The Leftovers'
Tom Perrotta discusses and signs his new novel "The Leftovers" today(Sept. 13) at 7 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Admission requires purchase of event book or $10 gift card. For more information, visit Kepler's.
■ Dance: Swing/Charleston
Swing dance and Charleston will be taught, followed by open social dancing, today (Sept. 13) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. For more information, visit Dancing on the Square.