Places to go, people to see

Berkeley Breathed, Pulitzer Prize-winning comic-strip creator and best-selling author, talks about “Mars Needs Moms,” his book about how the unique love that binds families can be overlooked in the rush and tumble of everyday lives. The free event is Saturday at 4 p.m. at Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call (650) 324-4321 or visit www.keplers.com.

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