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  • Issaquah

The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory

This talk is not about the old leftovers in the fridge. It is about food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away. Discover the foods archeologists have found buried with mummies, the petrified banana so appealing it sparked a Banana Museum, the 350-year-old fruitcake handed down […]

  • When
  • 11:00 am, Saturday
    November 11, 2017
  • Where
  • Issaquah Depot Museum
    78 First Avenue NE
    Issaquah, WA 98027 United States
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  • Tacoma

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    November 11, 2017
  • Where
  • Washington State History Museum
    1911 Pacific Ave.
    Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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  • Seattle

Georgetown Steam Plant WA129 poetry reading

Join Seattle’s chapter of the Atlas Obscura Society and chapter head Shin Yu Pai for a poetry reading with contributors to the WA 129 poetry anthology hosted at the historic Georgetown Steam Plant. WA 129 is an anthology of poems gathered from the people of Washington State, collected and curated by State Poet Laureate Tod […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    November 11, 2017
  • Where
  • Georgetown Steam Plant
    6605 13th Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98108 United States
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  • Port Townsend

White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality

Conversations about racial inequality usually focus on the disadvantages faced by people of color in American society. But there is another side to this inequality: privilege—the advantages that white people experience because of their race. Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is, discusses a variety of examples of […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Saturday
    November 11, 2017
  • Where
  • Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    2333 San Juan Ave.
    Port Townsend, WA. 98368 United States
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