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Tuesday, 12:15 P.M.: “The Importance of Wonder: Say Good-bye to the ‘Sensible’ World,” a Chautauqua Brown Bag Series lecture by poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Nezhukumatathil is the author of three award-winning collections of poetry, “Miracle Fruit” (2003), “At the Drive-In Volcano” (2007) and “Lucky Fish” (2011), all published by Tupelo Press. She is a professor of English at SUNY Fredonia State, where she received the Hagan Award and the SUNY Chancellor’s Medal of Excellence. Alumni Hall Porch, Chautauqua Institution, 1 Ames Ave, Chautauqua. Daily gate pass purchase required.

Tuesday, 7 to 8 p.m.: Buffalo Reading Invasion – a monthly summertime flash mob-like gathering to celebrate the role of reading, public space and community in our lives. Bring a book, a chair and several friends or family members for an hour of quiet reading in one of Buffalo’s best-loved public spaces. This month’s location: The Black Rock Heritage Garden at the corner of Dearborn Street and Hamilton Street. Visit buffaloreadinginvasion.com/ for further details.

Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Book Launch: Reading and book signing by Terez Peipins, author of “Dance the Truth” (Saddle Road Press, Forty-Three North Chapbook Series). Artspace Buffalo Gallery, 1219 Main St.

Wednesday, 5 p.m.: “Dreaming with Both Hands,” a poetry reading featuring Emanuel and Samuel Floyd. Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St.

Wednesday, 6:15 P.M.: Spotlight on Youth: Open format poetry, spoken word, musical performance, dance and visual arts series for young people, ages 12 to 21, hosted by Joyce Carolyn. Trinity Place Courtyard, 371 Delaware Ave.

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