What’s happening this week: Mother’s Day, Lil Wayne, car show and a play ‘At Wits End’

A Mother’s Day author event — Alaska authors will read and discuss their books and writing. Guest authors include: Lael Morgan, co-founder of Epicenter Press, whose new book is “Kitchen Stories Cookbook: Comfort Cookin’ Made Fascinating and Easy.” LaVon Bridges and Alice Wright, retired teacher and author of “Alaska Animals, We Love You 2,” a children’s book of songs and poems. Science fiction author Lizzie Newell, whose newest book is “The Tristan Bay Accord.” 1-3 p.m. Saturday, UAA Campus Bookstore, 2901 Spirit Drive. Free. (907-786-4782, uaa.alaska.edu/bookstore/events)