Historian William Woodward explores baseball’s hold on the American popular imagination during his talk Coming Home: Baseball’s America in Longview May 2. An abundance of Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions round out a busy calender of events for the next two weeks.
A new interactive map, created with support from a Humanities Washington grant, illustrates the ways in which the Vashon Highway has shaped the surrounding community and its residents.
Discussions on immigrant experiences and varied Speakers Bureau discussions round out the upcoming schedule.
Plus: Auditions for the 2012-2014 Speakers Bureau continue, the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum’s exhibit gets a grand opening, and presentations from the current Speakers Bureau and poet laureate.