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  • September 13
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  • Medical Lake

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

As children we are enchanted by the story, humor, absurdity, and rhyming cadence of nursery rhymes. But as we get older, too often our appreciation for poems dissolves as we struggle to deconstruct their meaning line by line. As a result, many come to believe that poetry is inaccessible and too much like hard work. […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Wednesday
    September 13, 2017
  • Where
  • Eastern State Hospital
    850 Maple St
    Medical Lake, WA 99022 United States
  • September 13
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  • Kent

Cultural Traditions Community Meeting

Help us create a new Center for Washington Cultural Traditions! Launching this fall, the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions will be Washington State’s new folklife and traditional arts program, and we are hosting a series of community meetings to get your input on the Center’s development. What is folklife, and what are traditional arts? They […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    September 13, 2017
  • Where
  • Kent Senior Activity Center
    600 E Smith St
    Kent, WA 98030 United States
  • September 13
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  • Seattle

The Divided Classroom

Do children learn better when their teacher looks like they do? The vast majority of teachers in Washington State’s K-12 schools are White (90%) and female (80%), yet the student body is only 56% White. This has led to what some call a “culture gap”—a huge proportion of students being taught by someone whose lived […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    September 13, 2017
  • Where
  • Naked City Brewery
    8564 Greenwood Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
  • September 13
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  • Olympia

The Razor’s Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon

What brings thousands of men, women, and children to Washington’s sandy coastal beaches every year, braving weather and surf? The buried treasure known as the Pacific razor clam. Hunting and gathering these creatures has preoccupied Northwesterners from the time of the Native peoples to the present moment. Challenging to dig, delicious to eat, and providing […]

  • When
  • 7:30 pm, Wednesday
    September 13, 2017
  • Where
  • Olympia Timberland Library
    313 8th Ave SE
    Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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