Singer-songwriter Mark Stacy will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at Borders Books and Music, 100 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. (818) 241-8099.
Authors Nancy Holder ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer") and Chris Morris ("Locoland") will sign their books at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dark Delicacies, 3725 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. (818) 556-6660.
Author Edward J. Simburger will sign his book, "Railroad-- Freeway," a complete, one-volume account of all the rail rapid transit systems operating in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, at 2 p.m. Saturday at Borders Books and Music, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge. (818) 886-5443.
Performers June Melby and Matthew Niblock will record their new CD, "Island(s)," Saturday evening at 8 at Exile Books and Music, 14925 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks. No cover. (818) 986-6409.
Barnes & Noble, 16461 Ventura Blvd., Encino, will offer "Child Abduction Awareness" classes for parents and fingerprinting sessions for their children from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. No reservations required. Sponsored by the National Missing Children's Locate Center, Los Angeles Police Department Explorers and Barnes & Noble. (818) 380-1636.
The Hard Hat Company will perform some of William Shakespeare's greatest works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Barnes & Noble, 731 N. San Fernando Road, Burbank. Included will be selections from "Richard III," "Macbeth," "Hamlet" and "The Tempest," as well as trivia about the Bard. (818) 558-1383.
Michael Saunders and Kathy Hettche of Paine Webber will discuss "Women and Investing-- Beyond the Basics" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borders Books and Music, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge. The talk will cover topics such as the problems female investors face, current trends in investing and the increasing financial power of women. (818) 886-5443.
Psychotherapist and author Catherine Cardinal will discuss and sign her book "The Ten Commandments of Self-esteem" at 7 p.m. Thursday at Borders Books and Music, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge. (818) 886-5443.