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HAM Radio Class
Join us for a 10-week HAM radio series where you will learn and prepare for your Technician License. If you already have your license, come and refresh your knowledge. Classes start on March 14 and run through May 16, at 1:00 p.m. Come and meet people a...
Ruston Meal Site at Point Defiance/Ruston Senior Center
Tacoma, WA

Wed 4/25/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Wed 5/2/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Wed 5/9/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Wed 5/16/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Export 101 for Tech – Choosing Your Export Market
Are you considering international markets for your tech product or service? In today's globalized economy, companies of all sizes must consider growth opportunities in markets outside the United States. This presentation will focus on how to localize your ...
Bellevue City Hall
Bellevue, WA

Thu 4/26/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poets on the Ave
Celebrate National Poetry month with us as local and regional poets generously share their talents. Tickets: FREE
Auburn Avenue Theater
Auburn, WA

Fri 4/27/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Louder Than A Bomb - Tacoma
The Tacoma Teen Poetry Festival (LTAB-Tacoma) comes to Tacoma for the third year in a row, showcasing poetry written by teens in the regional area. The single-day event features over 75 participants between the ages of 13 and 19, all of whom are from Tacom...
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/28/18 at 3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Crystals II: The Quartz Family
Explore the mineralogy, symbolism, and energy of the quartz family. Quartzes and other silicates are plentiful, adaptable, and provide the foundation of any rock lover’s meditation toolkit. Learn how their color, mineral composition, and crystalline struct...
Radiance Herbs and Massage
Olympia, WA

Sun 4/29/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Buddhism for Daily life: The practical messages of the Buddha
Although Buddhism is an ancient religion that first appeared in the East 2,600 years ago, the practices taught by Buddha are timeless and universally applicable. These days, many people are discovering that the minds of compassion and wisdom explained in B...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Tacoma, WA

Mon 4/30/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Effectively Solving All our Problems: Knowing Where to Turn in Difficult Times
Ordinarily, the day-to-day difficulties we encounter give rise to frustration, stress or feeling overwhelmed. By learning to respond to challenges skillfully, with acceptance, compassion, and wisdom, our problems become powerful spiritual fuel. This is the...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Mon 4/30/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pierce County Reads - Humanities Washington Events - White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality
Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores white privilege and provides tools for learning how to address it.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Tue 5/1/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
SSFS May Meeting: Soils and Tree Fruit Fertility Management
The May South Sound Fruit Society meeting will be a talk by Steven Bramwell on Soils and Tree Fruit Fertility Management
GRuB Farmhouse
Olympia, WA

Tue 5/1/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
An African American and Latinx History of the United States with Paul Ortiz
Ortiz will read from and sign copies of his book that covers US history from 1776 to present, demonstrating that the nations of the "Global South" birthed democratic traditions in America. Paul Ortiz is director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program a...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Wed 5/2/18 at 7:30pm-8:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Financing for Growth through Global Business Expansion
As with any growth plan, expanding internationally requires financing. Growing globally requires special capabilities when it comes to finances. Understand financial opportunities and success strategies by learning how to tap into government and private ...
Bellevue City Hall
Bellevue, WA

Wed 5/2/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Addressing Anti-Muslin Hatred at UW Tacoma & in the South Puget Sound
May 3, a day in which we address anti-Muslim hatred on the UW Tacoma campus and in our region. We will hear from keynote speaker Aneehal Afzali, as well as faculty, current students, and some alums about their experiences here. We will think about how to c...
University of Washington Tacoma – University Y Student Center
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/3/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Discover Disney Magic with Stacia Martin
Come meet Stacia, hear wonderful stories about the Magic Kingdom and watch her create art right before your eyes at this special presentation. Few people capture the essence of Disney “magic” as well as Stacia Martin. During her 36 years with The Walt Disn...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/3/18 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
History talks at Schmidt House, Tumwater
The free noon hour history talk at Tumwater's historic Schmidt House on May 3, 2018 will feature former State Senator Karen Fraser reflecting on various aspects of local history and cultural developments during her 51 years of active community life in Thur...
Schmidt House
Tumwater, WA

Thu 5/3/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Listen Here: A Lunch Break Story Time for Adults
Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will entertain and inspire us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Snow will read Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s classic story “The Yellow Wallpaper”. Bring you...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Fri 5/4/18 at 12:10pm-12:50pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington
Kitsap History Museum and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation with Mayumi Tsutakawa, a member of the 2017-2018 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery...
Kitsap History Museum
Bremerton, WA

Fri 5/4/18 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Witches, Pagans, and Cultural Appropriation – Discussion and Tools
Join us for a guided discussion on pagan and witchy ethics, specifically related to cultural appropriation. This class is grounded in the spirit of inquiry and will be facilitated with care. Our goal is to develop individual considerations for magical prac...
Radiance Herbs and Massage
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/5/18 at 2pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Introduction to Foundation Program
After a taste of our General Program classes, you may wish to deepen your practice by enrolling in a Foundation Program (FP) in Olympia. “FP” is a unique, structured study program that enables students to gain deeper understanding and experience of Buddhis...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/6/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Sun 5/13/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Sun 5/20/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Author Mark Nepo Leads Retreat at Harmony Hill
Beloved as a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark Nepo is a bestselling author and one of Oprah’s favorite spiritual guides, using his gifts and his talents to elevate humanity. He returns to Harmony Hill May 7-8, 2018 to lead a special two-day workshop, T...
Harmony Hill Healing Retreats
Union, WA

Mon 5/7/18
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Dying Well: A Class for Anyone Still Living
Our society teaches us to avoid talking about death and dying and insists that we should be able to grieve in three days and then get back to our lives. This two-part workshop will explore topics surrounding death and dying including legal issues, needs of...
Radiance Herbs and Massage
Olympia, WA

Mon 5/7/18 at 6pm-8pm
Mon 5/14/18 at 6pm-8pm
    

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