The Utah Museum of Fine Arts will host a lecture with "LandSpeed Louise" Ann Noeth, author of "Bonneville Salt Flats: The Fastest Place on Earth," Aug. 19, 1 p.m. (801-581-7332 or www.speed.umfa.com)
Costco, 5201 S. Intermountain Drive, Murray, will host Tom Scott, author of "It's True," Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (801-290-4200 or www.costco.com); Scott will also appear Aug. 20, 3-7 p.m., at Costco, 1100 S. Auto Mall Drive, Sandy; Aug. 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Costco, 573 W. 100 North, Bountiful; Aug. 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Costco, 648 E. 800 South, Orem; Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Costco, 3747 S. 2700 West, West Valley City.
Layton Fresh Market, 910 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, will host Christi Monson, author of "Texting Through Time," Aug. 20, 3-7 p.m. (801-489-4084 or www.cedarfort.com)
Clearfield Fresh Market, 2062 W. 1800 N., Clearfield, will host Christi Monson, author of "Texting Through Time," Aug. 21, 3-7 p.m. (801-489-4084 or www.cedarfort.com)
Draper Fresh Market, 1212 Draper Parkway, Draper, will host Mark Hansen, author of "Best of the Black Pot," Aug. 22, 5-8 p.m. (801-489-4084 or www.cedarfort.com)
Dolly's Bookstore, 510 Main, park City, will host Terry Tempest Williams, author of "Refuge," Aug. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. (435-649-8062 or www.dollysbookstore.com)
Golden Braid Books, 151 S. 500 East, will host Anyen Rinpoche, author of "Journey to Certainty," Aug. 23, 6-8 p.m. (801-322-1162 or www.goldenbraidbooks.com)
Layton Fresh Market, 910 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, will host Vickie Hall, author of "All That Was Promised," Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (801-489-4084 or www.cedarfort.com)
American Fork Fresh Market, 135 E. Main St., American Fork, will host Debra Hulet, author of "Independence Rock," Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (801-489-4084 or www.cedarfort.com)
Salt Lake Community Writing Center will host a "Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors," Aug. 21 and 27, 10 a.m.-noon at the Midvale Senior Center, 350 W. 7610 South. Call 801-957-2192 to register. (801-957-2192 or www.slcc.edu/cwc)
SLCC Community Writing Center, 210 E. 400 South, invites writers to share their poetry, essay or testimonial of 500 to 1,000 words about their experience with civil rights, through Sept. 1. Submissions will be shared with the community. (801-957-7522 or www.slcc.edu/cwc)
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