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Visionary: The Art of Leon Kennedy. Redux Studios & Gallery celebrates its second anniversary with a special night that includes the art of Oakland artist Leon Kennedy, ceremonial ribbon cutting with Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore, Redux artists' open studios, food, beverages and entertainment. Redux Studios & Gallery is a social enterprise of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County. 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 11. Redux Studios, 2315 Lincoln Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-865-1109, www.svdp-alameda.org.
Author Will Viharo. B movie impresario and former host of the cult movie cabaret "Thrillville," Will Viharo celebrates the rerelease of the modern, ironic detective story "Love Stories Are Too Violent For Me," a cult classic back in print after two decades and in development as a film starring Christian Slater. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, www.booksinc.net.
Storytime with Oliver Chin. Author Oliver Chin shares the long-awaited sequel to the high-action Julie Black Belt series with, "Julie Black Belt: The Belt of Fire." As Julie works hard to earn her next kung fu belt, orange, a new kid in class could upset her plans and she suddenly has more to learn than just some new moves. 11 a.m. Oct. 19. Books Inc., 1344 Park St., Alameda. Free. 510-522-2226, www.booksinc.net.
Live@the Library with Christian Tamburr Quartet. Alameda Library Foundation's Live@the Library kicks off with the Christian Tamburr Quartet. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. $35 www.alamedalibraryfoundation.org.
Mama Goose Storytime. Twenty-minute, age-appropriate stories, songs and finger plays for babies and toddlers and their parents or caregivers. 10 a.m. Saturdays. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.
Family Storytime. Cross-cultural tales and tunes, including beloved folk and fairy tales from around the world for preschool and school-age children and their parents or caregivers. 2 p.m. Sundays. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.
Community Sing-Along. Parent-led singing, dancing, shaker play and parachute time for infants and toddlers, along with their parents and caregivers. 10:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.