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History talks at Schmidt House, Tumwater
Our free noon hour talk On Oct 19th will feature the return of Dave Shipley with part two of his tour of Thurston County historic sites, focusing on the eastern half of the county.
Schmidt House
Tumwater, WA

Thu 10/19/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture: "Being a 21st Century Scholar in the Digital Age"
Guest lecturer Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, PhD, will give a talk on being a public intellectual in the digital age. Professor Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University. She serves on dozens of academic and philan...
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

Thu 10/19/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
October is Cruise Month at AAA
Whether you are new to Princess Cruises® or a previous passenger, come join us to hear about exciting new initiatives and enhancements on Princess Cruises that will provide new and enriching experiences. You’ll also learn about promotional offers and the a...
Cruise & Travel Presented by AAA
Tacoma, WA

Thu 10/19/17 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Scholarly Selections: "Leadership Courage"
UWT lecturer and career organization development professional Joe Macias, Jr. explores how ordinary individuals can exemplify courageous leadership personally, professionally, and even on a global scale. Using historical case studies, Macias will delve int...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 10/19/17 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Storytelling Workshop with Elizabeth Lord
Learn the basics of delivering a live storytelling performance. Elizabeth will teach you how to shape personal experiences/memories into a compelling oral narrative and recall details without memorization. Using traditional folktales and our own personal t...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Thu 10/19/17 at 6pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
An Evening with Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and Friends
Join us for a reading with Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, along with local writers Dawn Pichon Barron, Joanne Clarkson, Llyn De Danaan, Pat Dixon, Carolyn Gilman, Catherine Alice Michaelis and Emily Van Kley. Each poet will present their poem from ...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we used to eat. Through shared experience and mutual support, we help each other to recover from the disease...
Trinity Lutheran Church
Tacoma, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 10/28/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 11/4/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 11/11/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 11/18/17 at 8am-9:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Make a Good Impression
Over the past 30 years, PLU's Elliott Press has offered students a hands-on opportunity to learn the history of the printed book. Recently the University received a massive donation of the Thorniley Collection of Antique Type. Resident Artist in Art and ...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Orca Books Presents: An Evening with WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and Friends
Join us for a reading on October 21 with Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, along with local writers Dawn Pichon Barron, Joanne Clarkson, Llyn De Danaan, Pat Dixon, Carolyn Gilman, Catherine Alice Michaelis and Emily Van Kley. Each poet will present th...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Orca Books Presents: An Evening with WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and Friends
Join us for a reading on October 21 with Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, along with local writers Dawn Pichon Barron, Joanne Clarkson, Llyn De Danaan, Pat Dixon, Carolyn Gilman, Catherine Alice Michaelis and Emily Van Kley. Each poet will present th...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Tacoma Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Come worship God every Saturday starting at 8:30am with our "Hour of Power" Program. Following, is our Sabbath School at 9:30am. Continuing at 11am is our Worship Service.
Tacoma Central Adventist Church
Tacoma, WA

Sat 10/21/17
Sat 10/28/17
Sat 11/4/17
Sat 11/11/17
Sat 11/18/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Celtic Spirituality seminar
All are invited to a free seminar discussion with Christine Sine, contemplative activist, physician and organic gardener. Executive Director of Mustard Seed Associates. Writer and speaker on Celtic Christian spirituality and on Gardening and Spirituality...
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Sun 10/22/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
"Where Have All the Prairies Gone?"
Lakewood Historical Society presents Andy Fritz, instructor of Environmental Sciences Program at Clover Park Technical College. Learn how various organizations are restoring the prairie and oak savannahs that once proliferated throughout the South Puget So...
Best Western Motor Inn
Lakewood, WA

Tue 10/24/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Planning for Housing: Aging at Home vs. Other Options
Join Elizabeth Peterson, Certified Financial Planner, to answer the question: Wouldn’t you like to control the decisions on what to do and where you’ll go? Most of us want to age at home. If that is the case shouldn’t we (or our aging parents) prepare...
Village Green Retirement Campus
Federal Way, WA

Tue 10/24/17 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Toastmasters of West Olympia
Come learn what Toastmasters is about, how it can help you with your public speaking, presentation, and leadership skills. Plus, have a bunch of fun! We'll be hearing and giving short presentations, as well as learning more about the Toastmasters public sp...
The Strong Center
Olympia, WA

Tue 10/24/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 10/31/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/7/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/14/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/21/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Faith Over Fear: Standing with our Muslim Neighbors
Each year the Islamophobia industry spends over $30 million dollars to make people afraid of Islam and American Muslims. The websites, YouTube videos, books, white papers, lobbying, and media stars of the Islamophobia industry turn the hearts and minds of ...
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/26/17 at 1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Senior Social: Author Nick Adams
What was the Civil War like for families of those who chose to fight? The story of one such family has been captured in “Away at War: A Civil War Story of the Family Left Behind.” This is the sequel to “My Dear Wife and Children” by local author Nick Adams...
South Hill Library
Puyallup, WA

Thu 10/26/17 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Association Lacey Caregiver Support Group
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Linda Whiteside, Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter Serving Washington & Northern Idaho lwhitesi@alz.org Email (206) 529-3875 Direct Line (800) 848-7097 Toll Free ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OFFERS CA...
St. Mark Lutheran Church
Lacey, WA

Fri 10/27/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Peer-to-Peer Learning Circle: Pierce County Paranormal: Home of Sasquatches and UFOs
Learn and share about the enduring anomalies of our area: the presence of Sasquatches and UFOs. This is the first of two sessions. This program is a P2PU Learning Circle. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Graham Library
Graham, WA

Sat 10/28/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tales from the Darkside Book Discussion
In October we talk about Tales from the Darkside. From the author of Locke and Key, short stories of horror! We’ll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off with the book club discount...
Destiny City Comics
Tacoma, WA

Sun 10/29/17 at 7pm-8pm
    

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