Called an accomplished artist and adventurer by Vanity Fair, painter and author Alex Beard brings Monkey See, Monkey Draw, his newest childrens book, to Houston audiences today. The story of a troop of monkeys and an elephant who learn to draw and paint with their hands and feet, Monkey See encourages kids to confront their fears and develop their creative talents. 5 p.m. Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive. For information, call 281-497-8675 or visit www.bluewillowbookshop.com. Free.
Tue., Jan. 18, 5 p.m., 2011