Monday, 7 to 8 p.m.: First event of Buffalo Reading Invasion 2015 – a 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: Bidwell Parkway, east of Elmwood Avenue running toward Buffalo Seminary and Potomac Avenue.
Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Lewiston Arts Café Series presents readings by poets Lynn Ciesielski and Randy Rumley, with a performance by musician Davey O. Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St., Lewiston. $2.