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  • March 11
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  • Olympia

CANCELED: Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar

*Due to precautions related to COVID-19, the host and Humanities Washington have canceled this event. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.* When King Henry VIII wanted three pounds of sugar for his guests at an important banquet, he had a tough time getting it. Now the average American eats that much sugar in a single week. […]

  • When
  • 10:15 am, Wednesday
    March 11, 2020
  • Where
  • Senior Services for South Sound
    222 Columbia St NW
    Olympia, WA 98501 United States
  • March 11
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  • Yakima

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
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    March 11, 2020
  • Where
  • Yakima Valley Museum
    2105 Tieton Dr
    Yakima, WA 98902 United States
  • March 11
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  • Spokane

Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    March 11, 2020
  • Where
  • North Central High School
    1600 N Howard St
    Spokane, WA 99205 United States
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