June 17-29: Exploring History Through Urban Geology in Washington
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)
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)
WEDNESDAY (June 26)
SEATTLE – Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink, Ills, Pills & Bills: Why Does American Healthcare Cost So Much? [Details].