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TLC Expressions will hold a "Holiday Gift Sale" benefiting the Ozone House at Absolute Title Inc. Thursday through Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Avoid collapsing in the middle of the mall in a tearful pile of inconsolability. Find unique and low-priced giftware offered at this fun sale and help your community! There will also be a free book swap. Get a 10-percent discount for being a book club member or checking out their face book page at www.facebook.com/TLCexpressions. Free admission. 410 S. Maple Road, Ann Arbor. 734-662-1050.
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The Jewish Book Festival continues at the Jewish Community Center until Nov 18. There are Lunch with the Author events throughout the week. Sunday will be super with a special Children’s Super-Hero event with Larry Tye, author of "Superman: The High-Flying History of America’s Most Enduring Hero" (3 p.m.) Children are invited to dress up as their favorite superhero, have their picture taken with Superman and enjoy Superman ice-cream sundaes. $5 per person. Get a complete schedule at www.jccannarbor.org. 2935 Birch Hollow Drive, Ann Arbor. 734-971-0990.
The Penny Stamps Speaker Series continues with Stefan Sagmeister on "Design and Happiness" at the Michigan Theater. 5:10 p.m. He has designed branding, graphics, and packaging for clients as diverse as the Rolling Stones, HBO, the Guggenheim Museum and Time Warner. And he's had a long-standing collaboration David Byrne. Enough said. Free. 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
Lucy Wainwright Roche & Lindsay Fuller will perform at The Ark. 8 p.m.The daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Patty Griffin by National Public Radio. She appears tonight with Alabama-raised Lindsay Fuller. $15. 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-761-1800.