The Haiku Society of America will hold a symposium featuring international author-speakers, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27-29, at Best Western University Plaza, 1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston. it will include an art exhibit, music, poetry readings, free raffle of books, and cultural tours. Free and open to the public with a nominal fee for Saturday lunch and tours. Registration deadline, Sept. 10. Contact Charlotte Digregorio, 847-881-2664.