Kids are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes when writer and performer Emer Martin launches her new children’s book. “The Dancing Pig.” This free activity at the youth recreation center, 123 E. Main St., is from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 8, and includes an Irish story time and dance demonstration. Music returns to the civic center stage, 110 E. Main St., 2-4 p.m. Oct. 8, when Erin Ruth Thompson and David Chadwick perform Irish songs, followed by the Mild Colonial Boys at 3 p.m. and dancers from the Kennelly School of Irish Dance. This event is free.
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Time: 5 p.m. Jazz Jam at the Hedley. Wed, Mar. 2. Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza. Tickets: Free. Time: 7 p.m. Wax Wednesdays at Cafe Stritch. Wed, Mar. 2. Café Stritch. Tickets: Free. Time: 9 p.m. Marquis Hill Blacktet. Thur, Mar. 3. Cafe Stritch. Tickets: $20 advance/$25 door ($15 SJZ Members). Time: 7 p.m. Copresented by Universal Grammar. Thur, Mar. 3. The Continental. Tickets: $15 advance/$20 door ($10 SJZ Members). Time: 10 p.m. Nicholas Payton Trio: Letters & Numbers. Fri, Mar. 4. Jade Leaf Eatery & Lounge.