The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:
BLUE HERON RESTAURANT: A dinner highlighting dishes made with honey varietals from Warm Colors Apiary in South Hadley, will feature a talk about beekeeping by Laurey Masterton, author of “The Fresh Honey Cookbook,” Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., at the restaurant, 112 North Main St., Sunderland. Fee. Call 665-2102.
EASTHAMPTON SENIOR CENTER: Janice Beetle reads from her memoir, “Divine Renovations: A Carpenter, His Soul Mate, and Their Story of Love and Loss,” Thursday, 2:30 p.m., at the center, 19 Union St., Easthampton.
HINGE: Poetry Open Mic Tuesday, 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Northampton. Sign up at 7 p.m. $2 cover. northamptonpoetry.com
LUTHIERS CO-OP: “Unbuttoned: An Evening of Spoken Word” — Easthampton City Arts+ presents six five-minute open mic slots followed by readings by Rebecca Olander and Katherine Glatter Thursday, 7-8:30 p.m., 108 Cottage St., Easthampton. Open mic participants selected on first-come basis. Free. 527-8278
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS: Poets Dorothea Lasky and Eric Baus read from their work Thursday, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, UMass, Amherst. Part of the Visiting Writers Series
WORLD EYE BOOKS: Mystery writer and retired psychologist Dusty J. Miller presents “Writing a Mystery: Danger and Delights” Saturday, 11 a.m., at the bookstore, 1 North Main St., Florence.