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  • November 7
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  • North Bend

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
  • 1:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Mt. Si Senior Center
    411 Main Ave S
    North Bend, Washington 98045 United States
  • November 7
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  • Moses Lake

The High Road: Fighting Selfishness through Dialogue

Many of us fall into habitual patterns of selfishness when speaking with others: interrupting, not listening, and constantly shifting the conversation to ourselves. Living in such a “me-centered” version of reality leaves little room to accommodate divergent perspectives. Dialogue is a special partnership–based on mutual respect–that that is the central method for discovering and exploring […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Moses Lake Museum & Art Center Auditorium
    401 S Balsam Street
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
  • November 7
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  • Eastsound

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

As children we are enchanted by the story, humor, absurdity, and rhyming cadence of nursery rhymes. But as we get older, too often our appreciation for poems dissolves as we struggle to deconstruct their meaning line by line. As a result, many come to believe that poetry is inaccessible and too much like hard work. […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 7, 2018
  • Where
  • Orcas Island Library
    500 Rose Street
    Eastsound, WA 98245 United States
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