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  • February 27
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  • Eastsound

Let’s Talk about Race

Racism thrives in silence. It’s when we stop talking to one another about our beliefs that prejudices go unchallenged, and the gap between us widens. Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. If we are to heal many of our country’s social, economic, and political divides, we can’t […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    February 27, 2019
  • Where
  • Orcas Island Public Library
    500 Rose Street
    Eastsound, WA 98245 United States
  • February 27
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  • Port Hadlock

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon

An environmental necessity, a vital economic resource, and a cultural symbol, salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest—but they are in trouble. With warming oceans, environmental degradation, and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Climatologist Nick Bond explores the past, present, and possible future conditions for salmon in our state, and […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    February 27, 2019
  • Where
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar Ave
    Port Hadlock, WA 98339 United States
  • February 27
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  • Sequim

Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    February 27, 2019
  • Where
  • Sequim Branch Library
    630 N Sequim Ave
    Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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