Authors Revisit High School. M. Doty, author of "Surviving High School," joins with authors featured in "Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves" for a heartfelt look at the trials and tribulations of high school. 4 p.m. Nov. 3. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, booksinc.net.
SJND Spaghetti Dinner. Saint Joseph Notre Dame Pilot Booster Club's Annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser features social hour, family-style dinner, raffles, prizes and more. 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 3. Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School, 1011 Chestnut St., Alameda. $10-$20. 510-919-3204 or 510-305-8166, www.sjnd.org.
New Moms Group. Share experiences and trade advice with other new moms at this informal and convenient meeting. 10 a.m. to Noon. Nov. 6. Tot Tank, 1413 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-865-8265.
Easy Mailing List. With holiday mailings just around the corner, learn how to use Microsoft Word to create a database of names and addresses that can be printed on documents and envelopes. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. $10. 747-7506, www.calrta.org.
A Mysterious Evening. Local mystery authors Janet Dawson, Camille Minichino, and Ann Parker read from and talk about their books. 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7713,
Computer Basic Skills. Volunteer instructor Nancy D'Amico offers a computer basic skills class teaching students basic and necessary PC skills. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. Sign up beforehand. 510-530-3244, www.calrta.org.
Afghan Author Atta Arghandiwal. Author Atta Arghandiwal's "Lost Decency" is a first person account of decades of life in Afghanistan beyond the mainstream media's portrayal of a beautiful and dangerous nation. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, booksinc.net.
Veteran's Day Tribute for Neil Armstrong. In July 1969, the USS Hornet recovered Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific after their mission. The Hornet Museum remembers Armstrong during a special Veteran's Day tribute, which includes the grand reopening of the newly renovated Apollo Exhibit & a historic aircraft flyover of Nanchang CJ-6As. Free admission for all military veterans Nov. 5-11. 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 10. USS Hornet Museum, 707 W Hornet Ave., Alameda. $7-$16. 510 521-8448 ext. 224, www.uss-hornet.org.
Author Lynn Henriksen. Lynn Cook Henriksen shares her award-winning guidebook, "TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit." 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, www.telltalesouls.com.