Posts Tagged ‘Mocama’s Deli & Ice Cream Shop’

Fiction Book Group Discussion: “Aura”

November 13 2013

Noon at Mocama’s Deli & Ice Cream Shop (925 B Street, above Mission) and 6:30 pm at Room 2A, City Hall (777 B Street)

Mostly Literary Fiction Book Group discusses Aura by Carlos Fuentes - November 18, 2013

A classic tale of horror and fantastical romance by Latin American literary master Carlos Fuentes, which we will read in conjunction with the California Center for the Book’s Mosaico de Literatura program. Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband’s memoirs. Felipe meets her beautiful niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his discovery of the true relationship between Aura and her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion. Note that City Council member Francisco Zermeno will lead a discussion of this book in Spanish on Monday, November 25. See details below.

 

Book-to-Action 10/21

October 10 2013

Monday, October 21

Noon at Mocama’s Deli & Ice Cream Shop (925 B Street, above Mission) and 6:30 pm at Main Library

As a pastor working in a neighborhood with the highest concentration of murderous gang activity in Los Angeles, Gregory Boyle created Homeboys Industries to provide jobs and job training, so that young people learn the mutual respect that comes through working together. Inspired by faith but applicable to anyone, these essays about universal kinship and redemption demonstrate the power of unconditional love. Read this book in preparation for the Book-to-Action event on November 16.

Other events at the Hayward Library: Yoga Adventures, Volunteer opportunities

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