Upcoming Think & Drink Explores The Future of Marijuana Post-I-502

Humanities Washington’s first Think & Drink of the new year explores the future of marijuana in our state after its legalization. Also throughout the state: presentations by Speakers Bureau members and programming for our Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded events.

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 (Feb. 18-23, 2013)

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Think & Drink

SEATTLE – Join Humanities Washington for our first Think & Drink of 2013: An Even Greener Washington: The Future of Marijuana Post-I-502, in Seattle Tuesday (Feb. 19). [Details] Author of I-502 Alison Holcomb and Seattle Police Department Public Affairs Director Sean Whitcomb will join host Ross Reynolds, of KUOW, to talk about what the legalization of marijuana in Washington will mean – socially and legally.

TUESDAY (Feb. 19)

BOTHELL – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

ISSAQUAH – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

THURSDAY (Feb. 21)

AUBURN – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. [Details]

RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

FRIDAY (Feb. 22)

STATEWIDE – Humanities Washington Spark Grant Applications are due for the spring grants round. [Details]

BREMERTON – Speakers Bureau’s Kathleen Flenniken, My Hanford: A Personal History. [Details]

SATURDAY (Feb. 23)

Janet Oakley

Janet Oakley

WESTPORT – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley, Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State 1933-1941. [Details]

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library hosts Be a Time Traveler! as part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, Humanities Washington’s Traveling Exhibit [Details]

TUMWATER – Speakers Bureau’s Michael Schein, Bones Beneath Our Feet: The Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56. [Details]

NEXT WEEK (Feb. 24 March 2, 2013)

TUESDAY (Feb. 26)

Eva Abram

Eva Abram

LAKEWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library screens Ken Burns’ The Dust Bowl, Part 1 as part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, Humanities Washington’s Traveling Exhibit. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (Feb. 27)

SEATTLE – here:now at the Frye Art Museum offers a tour for adults with dementia and their care givers. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

RENTON – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

THURSDAY (Feb. 28)

Lance Rhoades

Lance Rhoades

BELLEVUE – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. [Details]

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library screens Ken Burns’ The Dust Bowl, Part 2 as part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, Humanities Washington’s Traveling Exhibit [Details]

OLYMPIA – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

SATURDAY (March 2)

Harriet Baskas

Harriet Baskas

MUKILTEO – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums. [Details]

PORT TOWNSEND – Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams, Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in Washington State. [Details]

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