Empowering Women in Business Conference Sponsored by the Institute for Women's Leadership at Nichols College. Keynote speaker Amy Roloff from the "Little People, Big World'' television show. 2-9 p.m. $25. Nichols College, 124 Center Road. www.em powering-women.biz/.
Annual Book Sale 2-8 p.m. March 26; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 27; 9 a.m.-noon March 28. Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main St.
Lego Club 3-4:30 Thursdays. Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main St. (508) 764-5426.
Author Talk Robert T. McMaster will discuss his book "The Dyeing Room,'' 6:30 p.m. Jacob Edwards Library, 236 Main St. (508) 764-5426.
Magic Show "A Night of Illusions,'' featuring Monette the Magician. Doors open, 6 p.m.; show, 6:30 p.m. $10. Tantasqua Regional High School auditorium, 319 Brookfield Road, Fiskdale. MonetteMagician@gmail.com.
Drop-In Story Time Stories, songs, craft. 4 p.m. All ages welcome. Joshua Hyde Library, 306 Main St.
Meeting The Sturbridge Historical Society, 7 p.m. Guest speaker Mary Fuhrer. Free. Paige Hall, Publick House Historic Inn, on Sturbridge Common.
Toddler Story Time 10-10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Chester C. Corbin Public Library, 2 Lake St. (508) 949-3880.
Gallery Talk "Pulse: New Work by Faculty Artists'' on display through April 10. Gallery talk with Leslie Schomp and Amy Wynne, noon March 26. College of the Holy Cross, Cantor Art Gallery, 1 College St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 2-5 p.m. Saturday. (508) 793-3356.