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  • October 1
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  • Mukilteo

The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort

Just as a cup of tea can settle and sooth us, the right poem at the right time can be a powerful sustaining remedy. Poet and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear, sadness, loss, and much more. By sharing her love of poetry, […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 1, 2019
  • Where
  • Rosehill Community Center
    304 Lincoln Avenue
    Mukilteo, WA 98275 United States
  • October 1
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  • Bellevue

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 1:30 pm, Tuesday
    October 1, 2019
  • Where
  • Bellevue College, Room D106
    3000 Landerholm Circle SE
    Bellevue, WA 98007 United States
  • October 1
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  • Tumwater

Should I Still Watch This Show? Pop Culture in the #MeToo Era

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, in which dozens of high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry have been accused of harassment or abuse, many of us are asking: “Should I still be watching this?” Explore the cultural and economic issues inherent in consuming entertainment made by people whose behaviors we find questionable, distasteful, or […]

  • When
  • 5:30 pm, Tuesday
    October 1, 2019
  • Where
  • Tumwater Timberland Library
    7023 New Market St
    Tumwater, WA 98501 United States
  • October 1
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  • Lakewood

From Crime to the Classroom: How Education Changes Lives

According to statistics, Omari Amili’s story should have turned out much differently. His parents suffered from addiction which led to him growing up in poverty and struggling in school. Eventually, he ended up serving prison time—which was no surprise considering the combination of life factors that would suggest a lifetime of struggles with the criminal […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    October 1, 2019
  • Where
  • Lakewood Pierce County Library
    6300 Wildaire Road SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499 United States
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