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  • January 20
  • |
  • Woodinville

The Truth and I: Reading Betty MacDonald in the Age of Memoir

Betty MacDonald burst onto the American literary scene in 1945 with her memoir, The Egg and I, a tartly witty tale about operating a chicken ranch on Washington’s dauntingly wild Olympic Peninsula. Betty’s vivacity, offbeat humor, and sparklingly irreverent take on life captured a public ready to laugh again after the grim, hard years of […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    January 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Brightwater Education Center
    22505 State Route 9 SE
    Woodinville, WA 98072 United States
  • January 20
  • |
  • Lakebay

Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth?

Throughout the Northwest, people have been reporting encounters with the Sasquatch—a hairy, eight- to ten-foot-tall hominid—for hundreds of years. Yet aside from a collection of large footprint casts and a sizable assemblage of eyewitness accounts, some attributable to the earliest humans in the Northwest, no scientifically accepted evidence has been offered to establish this being’s […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    January 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Key Center Library
    8905 KPN
    Lakebay, WA 98349 United States
  • January 20
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  • Shoreline

The Long Haul: Stories of Human Migration

For more than 200,000 years, Homo sapiens have been moving around the planet, sometimes drawn and sometimes driven by a host of natural and man-made forces: drought, floods, crop failure, war, the quest for survival, or the hope of a better future. Examine the roots and the routes of human migration from our beginnings in […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    January 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Shoreline Library
    345 NE 175th St.
    Shoreline, WA 98155 United States
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