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  • December 12
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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
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    December 12, 2018
  • Where
  • First United Methodist Church for Olympia
    1224 Legion Way SE
    Olympia, WA 98501 United States
  • December 12
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  • Sedro-Woolley

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 12, 2018
  • Where
  • Sedro-Woolley Senior Center
    715 Pacific St.
    Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 United States
  • December 12
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  • Seattle

Think & Drink: Breaking News – The State of American Journalism

**Due to unforeseen circumstances, Marcus Green is no longer able to participate in our panel. Fortunately, his colleague, Vianna Davila, Seattle Times metro reporter, will be joining us instead!** Event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register here. Journalism plays a vital role in a democracy—a free press is among […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    December 12, 2018
  • Where
  • Naked City Brewery
    8564 Greenwood Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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