Readers must now submit calendar items through our website -- go to www.insidebayarea.com, scroll down the right hand side of the home page to "Things to Do," click on "submit event" and fill out the form.

Lyn Hejinian Poetry Reading. Poet Lyn Hejinian reads from "My Life and My Life in the Nineties." 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 5. Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Ave., Berkeley. Free. 510-704-8222, www.mrsdalloways.com.

8th Annual Tulip Exhibition. Magnificent floral arrangements from local florists and garden clubs. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 through April 7. Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-658-2588, www.mountainviewcemetery.org.

Claremont Middle School Pancake Breakfast. The Oakland-Durant-Rockridge Masonic Lodge 188, the Claremont Middle School Dads Club, and the Rockridge District Association holds annual community pancake breakfast. Four seatings: 8 to 11 a.m. April 6. Rockridge Masonic Hall, 5449 College Ave., Oakland. $10. 510-301-3905, www.claremontms.org.

Holocaust Remembrance Day. Honoring East Bay Holocaust survivors and remembering all who perished in the Shoah, with honored survivors authors Sam Genirberg and Kathryn Winter. Also on hand, pianist and composer Aaron Blumenfeld, musicians and speakers, and song, traditional music, verse, and personal stories. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 7. The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. Free. 510-981-7170, www.magnes.org.


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UC Berkeley Suicide Prevention Walk. The UC Berkeley Suicide Prevention Walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7. Upper Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley. Register 949-547-0697, tinyurl.com/ucbsuicidepreventionwalk2013.

Author Andrew Lam. Author Andrew Lam reads from this first story collection, "Birds of Paradise Lost." 3 to 5 p.m. April 7. Eastwind Books of Berkeley, 2066 University Ave. Free. 510-548-2350, www.asiabookcenter.com.

More Moe's Book Arts Discussion. Printer and publisher Alastair Johnston is joined by John DeMerritt and Mark Head in a roundtalbe discussion of the book arts. 5 p.m. April 7. More Moe's, 2476 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley. Free. 510-849-2133, www.moesboooks.com.

Jane Goodall: Seeds of Hope. The world's foremost authority on chimpanzees shows us the secret world of plants with all their mysteries and potential for healing our bodies as well as Planet Earth. In Seeds of Hope renowned scientist Jane Goodall shares her love and profound knowledge of the botanical world. Hosted by Claire Hope Cummings. 7 p.m. April 7. King Middle School Auditorium, 1781 Rose St., Berkeley. $12 advance. $15 door. 510-967-4495, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/346166.

Author Atta Arghandiwal. Atta Arghandiwal tells how his homeland of Afghanistan turned from a peaceful country to one of the world's deadliest and dangerous places with his memoir "Lost Decency." 7 p.m. April 9. Books Inc., 1760 Fourth St., Berkeley. Free. 510-525-7777, www.booksinc.net.

Joyce Carol Oates. Author Joyce Carol Oates reads from "The Accursed," an eerie, unforgettable story of possession, power, and loss in early-twentieth-century Princeton, a cultural crossroads of the powerful and the damned. 7:30 p.m. April 10. Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Ave., Berkeley. 510-704-8222, www.mrsdalloways.com.

Story Hour Featuring David Shields. David Shields, the author of 12 books and multiple award winner, reads from his latest work "Jeff, One Lonely Guy" and more. 5 to 6 p.m. April 11. Morrison Library, 101 Doe Library, UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley. Free to the Public. 510-643-0397, www.storyhour.berkeley.edu.