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  • Lopez

Lopez Living Legends 2

Lopez Island is home to a rich storytelling tradition. Our goal with Lopez Living Legends is to inspire islanders to record and share stories of their lives here – how they arrived, how they are challenged by living in an isolated community, and how they thrive.

  • When
  • 12:00 am, Saturday
    October 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Lopez Island Historical Society
    PO Box 163
    Lopez, WA 98261 United States
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  • Mercer Island

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
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    October 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
    8501 SE 40th St.
    Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
  • October 13
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  • Ritzville

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Saturday
    October 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Ritzville Public Library
    302 West Main Avenue
    Ritzville, WA 99169 United States
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  • Seattle

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
  • 4:00 pm, Saturday
    October 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Seattle Green Lake Branch Public Library
    7364 E Greenlake Dr. N,
    Seattle, Washington 98115 United States
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