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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Acupuncture: Its History and Role Today
Learn about the origin and history of acupuncture, and its most relevant applications in today's medical landscape. The discussion will be led by licensed acupuncturist and board certified herbalist Yeal Chadwick.
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Tue 2/20/18 at 4:30pm-5:30pm
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 2/20/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Tue 2/27/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Nonfiction Roundtable: Democracy in America
Join us as we explore the history and future of America’s great experiment with government by the people.
Bonney Lake Library
Bonney Lake, WA

Tue 2/20/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Black Origins of Western Religion
Dr. Donald H. Matthews, M.A., MDIV, APCE, Ph.D, will present a three-lecture series in honor of Black History Month on the Black origins of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Lectures begin at 7:00 PM, and all are welcome to attend. Feb. 13: Black Re...
First United Methodist Church of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Tue 2/20/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 2/27/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story with Dr. Ramzy Baroud (Book Talk & Signing)
Palestinian journalist and historian Ramzy Baroud will speak on his new book The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story. At this critical juncture in Palestine’s history, with Trump’s recent declaration on Jerusalem and the Likud party vote to annex West Bank set...
Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art
Olympia, WA

Tue 2/20/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story with Dr. Ramzy Baroud (Book Talk & Signing)
Palestinian journalist and historian Ramzy Baroud will speak on his new book The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story. At this critical juncture in Palestine’s history, with Trump’s recent declaration on Jerusalem and the Likud party vote to annex West Bank set...
Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art
Olympia, WA

Tue 2/20/18 at 7pm-9pm
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
    

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