Join the Whatcom County Library System for a series of grant-funded events related to the Pacific Crest Trail and Cheryl Strayed’s Wild. Also upcoming: a variety of Speakers Bureau presentations around the state.
The traveling exhibit on the Great Depression opens at The Kirkman House Museum Friday (Jan. 17). Also around the state, Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded Whatcom Reads events abound.
Author Peter Donahue leads a discussion on the process of creating a work of historical fiction. Plus, other Speakers Bureau presentations around the state explore local history through fiction, folk music or theater.
Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer share history through folk songs with his presentation One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail in Whitman County. Plus: Other Speakers Bureau presentations on Washington history.
Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including conversations on creating music, fire ecology, Westerns, human trafficking and Native Americans in film. Plus, Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken continues to storm the state with readings and workshops.
On Monday, political cartoonists duel over election issues at our Think & Drink in Seattle; on Wednesday, journalists debate the state of modern media in Yakima.
Author Eric Weiner asks where and how we can seek out happiness at Happiness 2012: Happiness, Compassion & Sustainability, A Strategic Gathering. Other events this week include Speakers Bureau presentations on cowboys, UFOs and Washington history, and a conversation with famed naturalist Jack Nisbet.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken brings her poetry and discussion to both sides of the state. Other events include Speakers Bureau presentations and a conference on happiness.