3-5:30 p.m. – The Book Festival of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta hosts New York Times bestselling author James Patterson. This family-friendly event features his new release “Zoo” for adults and “Confessions of a Murder Suspect” for middle-school aged readers. MJCCA members: adults, $17, children 18 and under, $5. Non-members: adults $24, children 18 and under $5. Premier seating, $50. Bring a children’s or young adult book; those collected will support local shelters, hospitals, and schools. 5342 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody, 30338. Call 678-812-4002 with questions. www.atlantajcc.com.