Sarah Hautzinger will discuss and sign Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batterers in Bahia, Brazil, a book about Brazil's all-female police stations and their efforts to end violence against women.
Violence In the City of Women book signing
Poor Richard's Bookstore
320 N. Tejon St.
Thursday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m., free
War of words
Hear stories, poems and thoughts of veterans and active-duty soldiers, or share your own at this open mic night.
Veterans' Open Mic Night
2432 W. Colorado Ave.
Thursday, Dec. 13, 7-9 p.m., free
Barking up the Christmas tree
Choose an ornament from All Breed Rescue & Training's holiday giving tree, and buy a gift for a rescue dog this holiday season.
Canine Christmas Tree
All Breed Rescue & Training
20 W. Mount View Lane, Suites B & C
Today through Dec. 25
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings.