Mildred Sullivan Schlachter (A River Beckons and Paddlewheels Ply for People's Pleasure), 6 p.m. Friday, Little Adventures Bookshop, 3107 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport.
Fifty years after the publication of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Bob Kealing, author of Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends, will discuss Kerouac's life in the Sunshine State at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fred's, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch. For reservations, call (941) 708-3708
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