We have changed how we collect and accept calendar information. Readers must now submit all items through our website. Go to events.contracostatimes.com. Click on "submit your event." You'll have to register at this point, and enter your event. You do not have to pay. Submitting your event in this way will ensure it is part of our easy online searchable database, as well as a candidate for space in our publications.
Richard Nagler Launch Party. In "Looking at Art, the Art of Looking," Richard Nagler visits museums around the world, stations himself in front of his chosen work of art, and records serendipitous, unstaged encounters between art and individuals. 7:30 p.m. June 20. Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Ave. 510-704-8222, www.mrsdalloways.com.
Landlords and Tenants Counseling. Housing Counselors from the Berkeley Rent Board offer free, one-on-one counseling sessions. 11 a.m. to Noon June 21. Berkeley Public Library, 2090 Kittredge St. 510-981-7368, www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.
Berkeley World Music Festival. Enjoy 17 bands playing music from all over the world, including afrofunk and afrobeats, new Latin rock music, Motown review and more. Plus music in 13 various stores and restaurants around the Telegraph Avenue area. Noon to 9 p.m. June 22. People's Park, 2556 Haste St. Free. 510-677-9425, www.berkeleyworldmusicfestival.org.
Downtown Berkeley Eats, Beats & Brews. Every Sunday in June, Center Street in Downtown Berkeley comes alive with Eats, Beats & Brews, an exciting new block party featuring live music, an outdoor beer garden by Drakes Brewing and delicious food from around the world. Noon to 6 p.m. June 22. Downtown Berkeley, 2230 Shattuck Ave. at Center Street. Free www.eatsbeatsbrews.com.
Read and Share Book Club. No specific book assigned; but if you like reading, then talking about what you read, share you thoughts at this monthly meeting. 3 to 4 p.m. June 23. South Branch, 1901 Russell St. 510-981-6100, www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.
Author Lily King. New English book award winner Lily King reads from her new novel "Euphoria," the story of English anthropologist Andrew Bankson, Nell Stone and her husband, Fen. 7:30 p.m. June 24. Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Ave. Free. 510-704-8222, www.mrsdalloways.com.
Teen Games at the Library. Teens in middle and high school are invited to play a variety of games -- board games, card games, building games and more. 3 to 5 p.m. June 25. Berkeley Library, North Branch, 1170 The Alameda. 510-981-6100, www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.
She Writes, She Reads Panel and Discussion. Books Inc. presents "She Writes, She Reads -- A She Writes Press Panel" with Jessica Levine, author of "The Geometry of Love;" Rossandra White, author of "Loveyoubye;" and Kay Rae Chomic, author of "A Tight Grip," discussing hybrid-publishing and the growing opportunities for independent authors. 7 p.m. June 25. Books Inc., 1760 Fourth St. Free. 510-525-7777, www.booksinc.net.
Author Joanna Rakoff. "My Salinger Year" is author Joanna Rakoff's memoir about her job as literary agent for J.D. Salinger tasked with answering Salinger's voluminous fan mail. 7:30 p.m. June 25. Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Ave. 510-704-8222, www.mrsdalloways.com.
Lawyers in the Library. It's your chance to speak one-on-one with a visiting lawyer. Sign-ups start at 5 p.m. 6 to 7:45 p.m. June 26. South Branch, Berkeley Public Library, 1901 Russell St. 510-981-6260, www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.
Author Alan Furst. Recipient of the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award and New York Times bestselling author Alan Furst shares the latest installment in his Night Soldiers series, "Midnight in Europe." 7 p.m. June 26. Books Inc., 1760 Fourth St. Free. 510-525-7777, www.booksinc.net.
YA Author Stephanie Kuehn. Launch party for Stephanie Kuehn's new young adult novel, Complicit," the story of siblings Jamie and Cate Henry. 7:30 p.m. June 26. Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Ave. 510-704-8222, www.mrsdalloways.com.