Author Visit & Potluck of the World: Polly Letofsky
6:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle, Free, 625-3471, .www.gcpld.org
The Friends of the Rifle Branch Library will host a potluck reception for speaker Polly Letofsky, author of “3 mph: The Adventures of One Woman’s Journey Around the World.” In 2001, Polly Letofsky left her hometown of Vail, Colo. to trek across four continents on foot. Her mission: promote breast cancer awareness and become the first woman to walk around the world. Along the way she relied on the kindness of strangers, experienced a wide array of cultures, and struggled through earthquakes, muggings, and the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. For more information, call 625-3471.