1. Scarsdale Volleyball Club Parent Informational Meeting: Do you have a daughter interesting in playing volleyball this winter/spring? Then attend an informational meeting Wednesday about the Scarsdale Volleyball Club. The meeting will answer your questions about this ISO-approved Scarsdale club. Tryouts will be held in November, and the club plans to hold twice-a-week practices for each team and one or more tournaments each month from January through April. For more information, email Ann Marie Nee at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kim Martinez at email@example.com. Wednesday’s meeting is free, 8 p.m. Scarsdale High School Gym, 1057 Post Road, Scarsdale.
2. The Process of Book Publishing: The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College Wednesday will present an Author and Agent Community Event with award-winning journalist and author Dr. Joan Steinau Lester and renowned literary agent Cynthia Manson. Dr. Lester will read excerpts from her recent novel, “Mama’s Child,” and Ms. Manson will discuss the process of getting a book published and ask Dr. Lester about her experience. A Q&A session will follow the presentation. Free, 3 p.m. Sarah Lawrence College, the Slonim Living Room, 915 Kimball Ave., Bronxville.
3. We'll have cold weather for the first time this fall: highs around 50 and lows in the 30s.
4. Chappaqua resident Bill Clinton's visit to Nyack for a fundraiser has picked up interesting comments about local politics.
5. Is your school blogging on Patch? Check out this elementary-school class newspaper.