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  • Toppenish

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
  • 1:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Toppenish Community Library
    1 S Elm St
    Toppenish, WA 98948 United States
  • November 9
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  • Lakebay

What’s Age Got to Do with It?

“You look good for your age.” “You’re too young to understand.” In employment decisions, family discussions, medical care, and even in birthday cards, assumptions about being “over the hill” or “a lazy kid” are common. What do you wish society would stop saying about your generation? How can we talk about age and aging in […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Key Center Pierce County Library
    8905 KPN
    Lakebay, WA 98329 United States
  • November 9
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  • Stanwood

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
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Stanwood Library
    9701 271st St NW
    Stanwood, WA 98292 United States
  • November 9
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  • Cathlamet

Storm Warning: Historic Weather in the Evergreen State

Local broadcaster and historian Feliks Banel explores our region’s darkest weather days and most infamous storms. With archival photos, radio, and TV clips, Banel takes us back in time to hear stories of those who survived some of the worst Pacific Northwest weather in recorded history. Further, Banel explores how these storms can revive our […]

  • When
  • 3:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Cathlamet Public Library
    115 Columbia Street
    Cathlamet, WA 98612 United States
  • November 9
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  • Mill Creek

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
  • 4:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Mill Creek Retirement Community
    14905 Bothell-Everett Highway
    Mill Creek, WA 98012 United States
  • November 9
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  • Eastsound

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
  • 6:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Orcas Island Public Library
    500 Rose Street
    Eastsound, WA 98245 United States
  • November 9
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  • Vashon

Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society

Hair is simply a collection of protein filaments that sprout from our scalp, yet it carries great meaning for us and our society. From twists and tapers to braids and buns, what’s on top of our head and how it is received by others often reflects society’s standards of beauty and desirability. Using song, video, […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Saturday
    November 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Havurat Ee Shalom
    15401 Westside Hwy SW
    Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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