Loading Events

Calendar of Events

Events for December 3, 2019

  • December 3
  • |
  • Redmond

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
  • 12:00 pm, Tuesday
    December 3, 2019
  • Where
  • Trilogy at Redmond Ridge
    23225 NE Greens Crossing Rd
    Redmond, WA 98053 United States
  • December 3
  • |
  • Mukilteo

Sometimes Heroes: America’s Changing Relationship with Its Veterans

“Support our troops” is a common phrase, seen on lawn signs and bumper stickers across America. Veterans are welcomed home by enthusiastic crowds, and thousands of service organizations help veterans find jobs, secure housing, and heal from the experience of war. But it wasn’t always this way. Veterans returning from Vietnam were often greeted by […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Tuesday
    December 3, 2019
  • Where
  • Rosehill Community Center
    304 Lincoln Avenue
    Mukilteo, WA 98275 United States
  • December 3
  • |
  • Stevenson

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, Tuesday
    December 3, 2019
  • Where
  • Stevenson Community Library
    120 NW Vancouver Avenue
    Stevenson, WA 98648 United States
  • December 3
  • |
  • Lakewood

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
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    December 3, 2019
  • Where
  • Lakewood Pierce County Library
    6300 Wildaire Road SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499 United States
  • December 3
  • |
  • Bellingham

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
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    December 3, 2019
  • Where
  • Whatcom Museum
    121 Prospect Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
+ Export Events

Humanities Washington

Get the latest news and event information from Humanities Washington, including updates on Think & Drink and Speakers Bureau events.