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  • Okanogan

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
  • 3:30 pm, Wednesday
    March 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Okanogan Public Library
    228 Pine Street
    Okanogan, WA 98801 United States
  • March 7
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  • Omak

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
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    March 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Omak Public Library
    30 South Ash
    Omak, WA 98841 United States
  • March 7
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  • Port Hadlock

Coming Home: How the Humanities Helps Soldiers Find Meaning After War

What is the true nature of war, and how does the experience of war affect the human heart? How have the myths and realities of combat, and the invisible wounds of war, been portrayed over the ages? This talk shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    March 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar
    Port Hadlock, WA 98339 United States
  • March 7
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  • Mercer Island

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington

In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery stores, cafes, and native-language services, as well as labor and music clubs. Trading companies imported Japanese goods, and restaurants served the familiar sukiyaki, tofu, and miso soup. In Eastern Washington, Japanese farmers prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066. Those born in Japan, as […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    March 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Mercer Island Library
    4400 88th Ave SE
    Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
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