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  • September 20
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  • Freeland

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall as he builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Marshall, a poet and professor at Gonzaga University, is the author most recently of Bugle (2014), which won […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    September 20, 2017
  • Where
  • Freeland Library
    5495 Harbor Ave.
    Freeland, WA 98249 United States
  • September 20
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  • Olympia

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 20, 2017
  • Where
  • Olympia Timberland Library
    313 8th Ave SE
    Olympia, WA 98501 United States
  • September 20
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  • Longbranch

What It Means to be Human: A Conversation About Our Origins

Deep caves, adorned with representations of long extinct animals and strewn with the ashy remains of ancient hearths and stone tools, are portals to knowledge of our selves. As more age-old dwellings and remains of our ancient inhabitants are discovered, the story of what it means to be human becomes more intriguing and complex. Author […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    September 20, 2017
  • Where
  • Longbranch Improvement Club
    4312 Key Peninsula Hwy South
    Longbranch, WA 98351 United States
  • September 20
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  • Yakima

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 20, 2017
  • Where
  • Gilbert Cellars
    5 N. Front St.
    Yakima, WA 98901 United States
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