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  • May 12
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  • Spokane

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
  • 11:00 am, Saturday
    May 12, 2018
  • Where
  • North Spokane Library
    44 E Hawthorne Rd
    Spokane, WA 99218 United States
  • May 12
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  • Coupeville

Native American Oral Histories and Stories

This event includes free Native American oral history and storytelling performances during the 2018 Penn Cove Water Festival. Storytellers change each year but performers at the 2017 Festival included Lois Landgrebe, Rona Yellow Robe and Lou LaBombard, well-known and highly sought after Native American storytellers. Our hope is to secure them for the 2018 Festival […]

  • When
  • 11:00 am, Saturday
    May 12, 2018
  • Where
  • Historical Coupeville
    Front St NW & NW Alexander St
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States
  • May 12
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  • Lake Forest Park

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
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    May 12, 2018
  • Where
  • Lake Forest Park Library
    17171 Bothell Way NE
    Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 United States
  • May 12
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  • Spokane

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
  • 3:00 pm, Saturday
    May 12, 2018
  • Where
  • Spokane Valley Library
    12004 E Main Ave
    Spokane, WA 99223 United States
  • May 12
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  • Stevenson

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
  • 3:00 pm, Saturday
    May 12, 2018
  • Where
  • Stevenson Community Library
    120 NW Vancouver Ave
    Stevenson, WA 98648 United States
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