June 17-29: Exploring History Through Urban Geology in Washington

Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams tours his presentation Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in the Spokane area this week. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations and our next Think & Drink, on healthcare.

This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.

Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.

THIS WEEK (June 17-22, 2013)


SPOKANE AND CHENEY – What can the buildings around us show us about local history? Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams discusses the geology of urban environments in his presentation Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology, which will be in the Spokane area Friday and Saturday (June 21 and 22). Williams will be at the Moran Prairie Library [Details] and Cheney Library [Details] Friday and the Argonne Library [Details] and North Spokane Library [Details] Saturday. Williams also recently sat down with Spark to talk urban geology in a 5 Question interview. [Read]

TUESDAY (June 18)

Julia Harrison

Julia Harrison

KENT – Speakers Bureau’s Julia Harrison, A World of Sweets in Washington State. [Details]

THURSDAY (June 20)

RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail. [Details]

NEXT WEEK (June 23-29, 2013)


SEATTLE – Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink, Ills, Pills & Bills: Why Does American Healthcare Cost So Much? [Details].

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