Send Calendar items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn:   Calendar, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or   e-mail news@busjrnl.com.This WeekCommercial Real Estate Networking Reception

Sponsor: Exchange Bank

Date: Oct. 4 at 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost: $55

Place: Infineon Raceway, Sonoma

Info: www.northbaybussinesjournal.comNeal Stephenson Reading & Book Signing

Sponsor: College of Marin and Book Passage

Date: Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. Cost: $40

Place: College of Marin, Olney Hall, Kentfield

Info: www.bookpassage.comLyford House Open to Visitors

Sponsor: Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Date: Oct. 8 Cost: Free

Place: Lyford House, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 376 Greenwood Beach Rd., Tiburon

Info: http://richardsonbay.audubon.orgComing UpDavid McCullough

Sponsor: Dominican University, Private Ocean

Date: Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Cost: free

Place: Angelico Hall, Dominica University, San Rafael

Info: www.dominican.edu/LLSJoie de Vivre -- A gala benefiting Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services

Sponsor: Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services

Date: Oct. 15 Cost: $375

Place: Castello di Amorosa, 4045 N. St. Helena Highway, Calistoga

Info: 707-258-9084 ext. 282Impact Sonoma

Sponsor: Summit State Bank, Burr Pilger Mayer, Carle Mackie Power & Ross

Date: Oct. 20 at 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $49

Place: Hyatt Vineyard Creek, Santa Rosa

Info: northbaybusinessjournal.comThe Sixth Annual DSLC Tech Expo

Sponsor: Disability Services & Legal Center

Date: Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: Free

Place: Grace Pavilion, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

Info: 707-528-2745 ext 306Bill Bryson -- At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Sponsor: Dominican University, Private Ocean

Date: Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. Cost: $20

Place: Angelico Hall, Dominica University, San Rafael

Info: www.dominican.edu/LLSHispanic Chamberof Commerce of Sonoma County's Business Expo & Job Fair

Sponsor: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County

Date: Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost:

Place: Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building

Info: hccadmin@hcc-sc.orgNational Philanthropy Day - Luncheon Celebration

Sponsor: Association of Fundraising Professionals, Wine Country Chapter

Date: Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. Cost: $50 - 65

Place: Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

Info: www.afpwcc.orgWinery Purchase & Sales

Sponsor: The Seminar Group

Date: Nov. 8 Cost: $125 - $620

Place: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, 3425 Solano Ave, Napa

Info: info@theseminargroup.comChris Matthews -- Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero

Sponsor: Dominican University, Private Ocean

Date: Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Cost: free

Place: Angelico Hall, Dominica University, San Rafael

Info: www.dominican.edu/LLS