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How to get a song published

Nashville Songwriters Association International will hold a workshop with singer/songwriter/producer Megan Conner. Megan has had publishing deals in Nashville and New York City. Recently, she has landed songs with country, indie and international artists.

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to play Megan a song or two to get mentoring and feedback. She will discuss the association’s national song screening process, her career and publishing deals.

The workshop will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Room 12. The cost is $50 for association members and $60 for non-members. To reserve a seat, contact Gabrielle Kennedy at 916 476-5073 or by email at [email protected].

Meet the author

The River City Deaf Literary Club presents Paul W. Ogden, author of “My Life in Language: A Memoir,” for a book discussion and signing from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12, in Room 12. ASL/voice interpreter and beverages will be provided free of charge.

Ogden has dedicated his life to educating young deaf and hard of hearing people and raising awareness of what it means to be deaf in a hearing world. He tells his story of challenges and lessons he learned, revealing that the critical guiding factors for him have always been language and successful communication. He offers reflections on the joyful and difficult periods of his life as he navigated relationships, faced discrimination, questioned his faith and found happiness in his marriage.

Please RSVP by May 10 to Ellen Thielman at 916 225-5437, [email protected] or visit meetogden.rsvpify.com.

Peace Corps send-off party

Calling all past, present and future Peace Corps volunteers, plus family and friends, as we gather to share stories, learn about volunteer experiences, and celebrate those preparing to depart for assignments overseas. May 24th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Sierra 2 Center. Learn More at the Peace Corps Website…

Contact Barbara Smith at [email protected] or 510 452-8455.

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