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  • April 28
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  • Bainbridge Island

The Hidden History of America’s Favorite Music

Songs like “Camptown Races” and “Turkey in the Straw” are the basis of America’s soundtrack, but there is a troubling side to some of our country’s most recognizable songs. A significant part of our country’s shared musical heritage emerged from 19th century blackface minstrelsy. Minstrelsy was the first uniquely American entertainment, and the first American […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Bainbridge Public Library
    1270 Madison Ave N
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
  • April 28
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  • Friday Harbor

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she 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. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Poetry Walk,American Camp, San Juan Island National Historical Park
    4668 Cattle Point Road
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250 United States
  • April 28
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  • South Bend

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
  • 10:30 am, Saturday
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • South Bend Timberland Library
    1216 W 1st St
    South Bend, WA 98586 United States
  • April 28
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  • Friday Harbor

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she 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. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Saturday
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Poetry Workshop, Meeting Room, San Juan Island Library
    1010 Guard Street
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250 United States
  • April 28
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  • Naselle

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
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Naselle Timberland Library
    4 Parpala Rd
    Naselle, WA 98638 United States
  • April 28
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  • Everett

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
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Everett Public Library
    2702 Hoyt Ave
    Everett, WA 98201 United States
  • April 28
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  • Cathlamet

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
  • 6:30 pm, Saturday
    April 28, 2018
  • Where
  • River Street Meeting Room
    25 River Street
    Cathlamet, Washington 98612 United States
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