Book reading comes with tea

Tea time can also be book time. Cadboro Bay Book Company brings back its popular tea and book reading with author/artist Pat Martin-Bates.

The venerable painter will read from her book, It is I, Patricia: An artist’s childhood on Sunday, April 10. The event takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at Goward House, 2495 Arbutus Rd.

Tickets, $15, which includes tea, are available at the book shop, 3840B Cadboro Bay Rd. Call 250-477-1421 for details.