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  • May 3
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  • Royal City

The Good Game: On the Moral Value of Sports

Sports are far more than a game—they have a tremendous impact on our culture, and lay claim to playing an important role in developing moral values like courage, teamwork, and sacrifice. Join philosopher Mike VanQuickenborne for a deeper exploration of our obsession with sports. What makes something a sport? Is competition more helpful or harmful? […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    May 3, 2018
  • Where
  • Royal City Public Library
    136 Camelia St NW
    Royal City, WA 98357 United States
  • May 3
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  • Port Hadlock

Not Just for Kids: How Children’s Literature Inspires Bold Conversations

Children’s books such as Curious George and Goodnight Moon are often beloved by children, sparking their imaginations and providing warmth and comfort. But books like these can also inspire adults— helping us to imagine ourselves in a new way and think about society from a new perspective. In this talk, University of Washington lecturer Anu […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    May 3, 2018
  • Where
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar
    Port Hadlock, WA 98339 United States
  • May 3
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  • VASHON

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, Thursday
    May 3, 2018
  • Where
  • Vashon Maury Island Land Trust
    10014 SW Bank Road
    VASHON, WASHINGTON 98070 United States
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