Author D. James White will speak and sign copies of his book, “Velvet Sky,” at St. Cyprian Parish in West Philadelphia on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Cyprian Community Hall, 525 S. 63rd Street, Philadelphia.

Jump start your holiday shopping with this event featuring local small businesses.

Masks for the event are required.

The parking lot entrance to the community hall is located on Cedar Avenue.