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  • November 28
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  • Olympia

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
  • 10:00 am, Wednesday
    November 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Olympia Senior Center
    222 Columbia Street NW
    Olympia, WA 98501 United States
  • November 28
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  • Seattle

What Our Teachers Never Told Us about the American Revolution

Discover the American Revolution you never learned about in school. Why did Native Americans and African Americans support the British? How did a Muslim general come to fight the British with a French ally named Admiral “Satan”? Why did the fighting spread around the world, from Hudson Bay to South America, India to Africa, Arkansas […]

  • When
  • 3:30 pm, Wednesday
    November 28, 2018
  • Where
  • Skyline Retirement Community
    725 9th Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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