August 11, 2017  
Perseids Pyjama Party 
Dot to Dot in the Sky Storytelling
9 pm at the Native Peoples Garden at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden near Devon. Come hear some stories, then watch the Perseid meteor shower.

September 22 and 23, 2017 
Canadian Authors
Association - Alberta Branch Events
Register through CAA Alberta Branch

The Journey - Sept. 22
From 12 year-old weekly newspaper columnist to best selling, internationally commended, award-winning author, Joan will share her journey including how to plan a stellar book launch. She will also share tips on promoting your books and what she did to arrange the “out of this world” literal book launch of Stories of the Aurora at the Edmonton Space and Centre that included rockets, TV news coverage, lead-up interviews, partnerships, and more.

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A Medley of Nonfiction Writing - Sept. 23

Discover the many aspects of writing nonfiction. This workshop explores opportunities for both writing and selling your nonfiction work, from fun and informative books for kids to true stories, travel, and self-help. Expect to take part in creativity, writing, and revision exercises and discover how to make your ideas stand out. Whether an aspiring writer or established author, this medley of nonfiction will expand your range of creative choices and empower you with the publishing industry know-how you need to succeed. 

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September 29, 2017
Presentations: Northern Lights – Stories of the Aurora 
Alberta Culture Days Canada 150 Celebration
Stony Plain Public Library 

Fourth Thursday of the Month
Devon Book Club
Meets the fourth Thursday of each month from September to May
(except December)