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Home Rain Gardens for the Salish Sea: A Two-Part Webinar
Create a dazzling landscape feature while protecting our South Sound waters! Part 1: April 13th, from 6:30-8:30pm via Zoom Part 2: April 20th, from 6:30-8:30pm via Zoom Join a live two-part webinar on rain garden design, construction, planting and car...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Tue 4/20/21 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
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Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Asso...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Tue 4/20/21 at 10am-11:30am
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JOSÉ GOMÉZ FARM WORKER JUSTICE DAY
Celebrating Farmworker Justice Day! Hear voices from WA farm worker movement: Essential Workers Organizing in the Pandemic! Learn about farm workers response to COVID19 and wildfire danger using multigenerational movement organizing as an “ecosystem.” Pre...
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA

Wed 4/21/21 at 11:30am-1:30pm
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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer's Association community education programs are now online! Register today and learn from the comfort and safety of your own home. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Thu 4/22/21 at 3pm-4:30pm
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Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join the Alzheimer's Associat...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Thu 4/22/21 at 1pm-2:30pm
Wed 4/28/21 at 1pm-2:30pm
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Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manag...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Fri 4/23/21 at 11am-12:30pm
Wed 4/28/21 at 3pm-4:30pm
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Which services should you look for in a construction service?
In the recent times it is the dream of every person to have his own home, but only a fortunate few succeed in soaring to a blooming phase of their career and hence can fulfill this dream. If you are among the ones who are about to make this dream of yours...
Point Fosdick Library
Gig Harbor, WA

Fri 4/23/21 at 10am-2:30pm
Fri 4/30/21 at 10am-2:30pm
Fri 5/7/21 at 10am-2:30pm
Fri 5/14/21 at 10am-2:30pm
Fri 5/21/21 at 10am-2:30pm
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Effective Communication Strategies
Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey a...
Virtual Event
Olympia, WA

Mon 4/26/21 at 2pm-3:25pm
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Emerald Heights Hosts Discover & Learn Informational Session
Emerald Heights, a resort-style Life Plan Community, is hosting an online informational presentation about discovering the extraordinary lifestyle at its community at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 29. Webinar participants will have access to valuable insigh...
Emerald Heights
Redmond, WA

Thu 4/29/21 at 10am-12pm
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(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink | Transnational and spatial stories of becoming Nisei in pre-WWII Tacoma
Drawing on their recently published coauthored book, Becoming Nisei: Japanese American Urban Lives in Prewar Tacoma (UW Press), Drs. Hanneman and Hoffman will explore how both Meiji Japanese practices and daily urban lives in prewar Tacoma shaped second ge...
UW Tacoma - Off Campus
Tacoma, WA

Tue 5/11/21 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
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Evergreen Arts Lecture Presents: Miranda Wells
Miranda Mellis is the author of Demystifications (Solid Objects, 2021); The Instead, a book-length dialogue with Emily Abendroth (Carville Annex, 2016); The Quarry (Trafficker Press, 2013); The Spokes (Solid Objects, 2012); None of This Is Real (Sidebrow P...
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA

Wed 5/19/21 at 11:30am-1pm
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(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink: Masculinities after Trump: Power, paradox, and possibilities
This talk will explore the cultural and political histories that have shaped contemporary masculinities, attending specifically to how former President Donald Trump's performance of gender reflects the anxieties catalyzed by the waning legitimacy of misogy...
UW Tacoma - Off Campus
Tacoma, WA

Tue 6/8/21 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
    

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