June 4-16: Interpretive Center Opens in the Methow, LitFest Wraps in Tri-Cities
This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.
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THIS WEEK (June 4-9, 2012)
TWISP – The Methow Valley Interpretive Center celebrates its grand opening this weekend, with presentations on the natural features and native inhabitants of the region. Methow tribal descendants will host cultural workshops and talks on Saturday (May 9) [Details]. On Sunday (May 10), the center celebrates the geography and natural environment of the valley, with an interactive hike with naturalist Jack Nisbet [Details].
The center’s grand opening celebration received support from Humanities Washington’s grant program. For more about the center, check out this recent Spark In the Field story.
TUESDAY (June 5)
RICHLAND – Mid-Columbia Literary Festival’s About the Book, a lively night of literary discussions and “must-read” recommendations [Details]. For more about the festival, check out Spark’s recent In the Field feature.
THURSDAY (June 7)
PASCO – Mid-Columbia Literary Festival Writing Competition awards [Details].
SATURDAY (June 9)
CENTRALIA – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, What is That?: Unusual and Offbeat People, Places, Things, and Events in Washington [Details].
NEXT WEEK (June 10-16, 2012)
SUNDAY (June 10)
SNOHOMISH – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, What is That?: Unusual and Offbeat People, Places, Things, and Events in Washington State [Details].
WEDNESDAY (June 13)
CHEHALIS – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, Alien Encounters: Sci-Fi Movies and the Cold War Culture of the 1950s [Details].
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