DCL Presents: Jodi Picoult

Douglas County Libraries is excited to host Jodi Picoult from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 24 at CU South Denver in Lone Tree. Picoult is the New York Times bestselling author of such beloved novels as My Sister’s KeeperNineteen Minutes and Small Great Things. She will be in conversation with another New York Times bestselling author, Eleanor Brown.

The $24 ticket includes a seat at the author’s presentation, dessert bites, a pre-signed paperback copy of A Spark of Light and a place in the photo line.

For more information, visit DCL.org/authors-events.

High Tea and Handbags

Join the Chamber of Northwest Douglas County’s Women in Networking group for an afternoon of camaraderie, inspiration, libation and a silent auction—designer-style! The event includes a silent auction featuring new and gently used designer handbags to benefit the James Resource Network; inspirational testimonials from JRN families; high tea; and light lunch, with red and white wine and Champagne included.

Cost is $45 per person. Be a Hospitali-TEA sponsor for $425. Sponsor a table of eight and invite your friends, colleagues and clients. Recognition as a sponsor on all promotional materials and the day of the event. TheChamberNWDC.org

Doggie Splash and Expo

Doesn’t Man’s Best Friend deserve a day of leisure too? Join in the fun at the Doggie Splash and Pet Expo at the outdoor pool at Westridge Recreation Center, 9650 Foothills Canyon Blvd. Small dogs allowed in the pool from 9-10 a.m., and all sizes until 1 p.m. Tickets $7 per dog in advance, $10 per dog at the door. Rules apply. Purchase tickets at any HRCA recreation center or call 303.791.2500. All ticket sales are final, and no refunds will be issued.

Explore the Pet Expo as well to learn more about pet adoptions, supplies, services and more. Pet Expo is free and open to the public. HRCAOnline.org