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  • December 5
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  • Moses Lake

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
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    December 5, 2018
  • Where
  • Moses Lake Museum & Art Center Auditorium
    401 S Balsam Street
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
  • December 5
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  • Quincy

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, Wednesday
    December 5, 2018
  • Where
  • Quincy Public Library
    208 Central Avenue S
    Quincy, WA 98848 United States
  • December 5
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  • Anacortes

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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    December 5, 2018
  • Where
  • Anacortes Public Library
    1220 10th St.
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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