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  • October 19
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  • Bainbridge Island

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
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    October 19, 2019
  • Where
  • Bainbridge Public Library
    1270 Madison Ave. N.
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
  • October 19
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  • Mountlake Terrace

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
  • 11:00 am, Saturday
    October 19, 2019
  • Where
  • Mountlake Terrace Library
    23300 58th Ave W
    Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 United States
  • October 19
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  • Chehalis

Washington’s Undiscovered Feminists

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable, but often unsung, women of the Pacific Northwest. Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism whose inspiring stories reach back to the early years of our region. Meet the pioneering photographer Imogen Cunningham, Black American jazz […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    October 19, 2019
  • Where
  • Chehalis Timberland Library
    400 N Market BLVD
    Chehalis, WA 98532 United States
  • October 19
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  • Yelm

Who Was Chief Seattle?

Chief Seattle wrote nothing down during his life, yet his words—both real and imagined—are known throughout the world. The result is a man made up of both historical and fictional aspects, from which conflicting messages can be gleaned. David M. Buerge, a biographer and a historian to the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s mother’s people, spent more […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    October 19, 2019
  • Where
  • Yelm Timberland Library
    210 Prairie Park Street
    Yelm, WA 98597 United States
  • October 19
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  • Pateros

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 4:00 pm, Saturday
    October 19, 2019
  • Where
  • Pateros Museum at City Hall
    113 Lakeshore Dr
    Pateros, WA 98846 United States
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