Today's Top Event: "A Christmas Memory" at the Oakland Public Library, Piedmont Branch.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's event: Classics of Chinese Literature Book Group at Barnes & Noble in Emeryville.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Rico's Diner in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Enjoy a free winter concert by the Contra Costas Children's Chorus at the Front Row Theater in San Ramon.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out slo-mo Mentos and Diet Coke explosion.
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