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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Journeys That Inspire
Discover how traveling on spiritual journeys and pilgrimages lets you walk in the footsteps of the forefathers of your faith, and allows you to see Oberammergau’s Passion Play that only happens every 10 years. Come be inspired. Reserve your seat for this e...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Wed 2/21/18 at 10:30am till 11:30am, 5:30pm till 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Marjorie Rommel, Auburn Poet Laureate, to Read
Marjorie Rommel, Poet Laureate of Auburn, will be the featured reader for the Olympia Poetry Network on Wednesday, February 21, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Traditions Café, 300 5th Ave. SW. Her poetry reflects her diverse work history as a logging truck driver, logg...
Traditions Fair Trade Cafe
Olympia, WA

Wed 2/21/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pierce County Conversations: Racial Equity and Education: An Introduction
Matthew Gulbranson, Family & Community Partnerships Director at Puget Sound Educational Service District, facilitates this brief introduction to racial equity. Explore topics such as definitions of racial equity, institutional racism, how to engage in raci...
Lakewood Library
Lakewood, WA

Wed 2/21/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
With Liberty & Justice for All?
Miko Peled, Israeli-American, formerly a 'Red Beret' in the Israeli Defense Forces and author of "The General's Son," will speak about his new book "Injustice," about a horrible miscarriage of justice that has left 5 Palestinian-Americans in Federal Prison...
Fircrest United Methodist Church
Fircrest, WA

Wed 2/21/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
A New Europe: How the Syrian Refugee Crisis Has Changed Europe
The arrival of more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 has unsettled the European Union. This crisis has created deep divisions among the member states and cannot be solved by any one European nation acting on its own. Dr. Steve Niva will speak to the v...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Thu 2/22/18 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Introduction to Buddhism
“Although Buddism is an ancient religion that first appeared in the East, the practices taught by Buddha are timeless and universally applicable. These days, many people are discovering that Buddhism has answers to questions and solution to problems that c...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Thu 2/22/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 3/1/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 3/8/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
New Member Mingle & Special Presentation
Prospective members, new members, and all current members are encouraged to join us to learn about The Mountaineers, ask questions of activity leaders, talk to other outdoor enthusiasts, and get an overview of the Tacoma Scrambling course.
Tacoma Mountaineers
Tacoma, WA

Thu 2/22/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Orca Books & the Olympia Timberland Regional Library Present
Join the Orca Books staff at the Olympia Timberland Library (313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA) for a discussion with editors Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus on their book, Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute (winner of the 2015 California Historical Socie...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Thu 2/22/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Transform Theater District: Community Event
Creative Colloquy Readings | Open Mic | Share Your Input. (Light refreshments will be served). Transform is a project by Pierce Transit, City of Tacoma and Broadway Center for The Performing Arts, aimed at revitalizing Tacoma’s Theater District. The idea i...
Pythian Temple
Tacoma, WA

Thu 2/22/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
HU Chant
Singing of HU, a love song to God.
Olympia Eckankar Center
Olympia, WA

Fri 2/23/18 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 3/2/18 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 3/9/18 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 3/16/18 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 3/23/18 at 6pm-6:20pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
The BeGe's Toastmasters of Tacoma Speech Contest
Speech contests are a Toastmasters tradition. Each year thousands of Toastmasters compete in the Humorous, Evaluation, Tall Tales, Table Topics and International speech contests. Competition begins with club contests and winners continue competing through ...
The BeGe's Toastmasters of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Fri 2/23/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
An Evening with author Theresa Scott
Join us for an evening with Theresa Scott on February 24 at 6pm at Orca Books. Theresa Scott’s 13 historical romance novels, published in print, have sold over 600,000 copies in the markets of the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Britain. Theresa will be readi...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 2/24/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
DNA Seminar: Understanding DNA Test Results & Connecting with Your Cousins presented by Janet O'Connor Camarata
February is DNA month at the library. My DNA test results are back! Now what should I do? After receiving your DNA results, learn how to navigate the results, understand ethnicity reports, geographical background maps and identifying cousin matches with t...
Heritage Quest Research Library
Sumner, WA

Sat 2/24/18 at 9am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Community Event
Nifty 50 Community Networking Group
Entertaining and informative guest speakers.
Joeseppi's Italian Ristorante
Tacoma, WA

Sat 2/24/18 at 11:30am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Scott A Spackey
Author Event: Reading and signing. Scott A Spackey is a six time award winning author with 4 books available worldwide in print, eBook and in audio at most booksellers. Scott is on tour in the pacific northwest through April, presenting selections from sev...
Barnes & Noble
Olympia, WA

Sat 2/24/18 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Peace of Mind: Creating the Habit of Inner Peace
With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many of us feel stressed and over-worked. Rarely do we look in our mind for comfort and joy. In this course, we will see for ourselves that by relying upon the tranquility of our mind we can experience bound...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sun 2/25/18 at 10am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Happiness: The Fruits of a Controlled Mind
The pace and pressures of modern life can, at times, make us feel stressed and irritable. Is it possible to be busy and deeply enjoy our life? By controlling our mind in meditation, we create an inner space and clarity that enables us to maintain a happy m...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Tacoma, WA

Mon 2/26/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tantalizing Thailand with Sarah
Architect turned professional tour guide, Sarah Murdoch, will give a talk on her newest area of expertise, that of the fascinating land of Thailand. Learning Is ForEver (LIFE) offers this class to active retirees on February 26th, 10:30 a.m. PLU's Morken C...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Mon 2/26/18 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Discover Your Ancestors
Genealogy expert Dee Haviland Fournier of Heritage Quest Search Library talks about different types of records, where to find them and how to use them to discover your ancestors. This free program is sponsored by the Lakewood Historical Society. If you are...
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
Lakewood, WA

Tue 2/27/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Happiness: The Fruits of a Controlled Mind
The pace and pressures of modern life can, at times, make us feel stressed and irritable. Is it possible to be busy and deeply enjoy our life? By controlling our mind in meditation, we create an inner space and clarity that enables us to maintain a happy m...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Tue 2/27/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
    

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