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Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
An Evening with Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and Friends
Join us for a reading with Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, along with local writers Dawn Pichon Barron, Joanne Clarkson, Llyn De Danaan, Pat Dixon, Carolyn Gilman, Catherine Alice Michaelis and Emily Van Kley. Each poet will present their poem from ...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Make a Good Impression
Over the past 30 years, PLU's Elliott Press has offered students a hands-on opportunity to learn the history of the printed book. Recently the University received a massive donation of the Thorniley Collection of Antique Type. Resident Artist in Art and ...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Orca Books Presents: An Evening with WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and Friends
Join us for a reading on October 21 with Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, along with local writers Dawn Pichon Barron, Joanne Clarkson, Llyn De Danaan, Pat Dixon, Carolyn Gilman, Catherine Alice Michaelis and Emily Van Kley. Each poet will present th...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Orca Books Presents: An Evening with WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and Friends
Join us for a reading on October 21 with Washington Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, along with local writers Dawn Pichon Barron, Joanne Clarkson, Llyn De Danaan, Pat Dixon, Carolyn Gilman, Catherine Alice Michaelis and Emily Van Kley. Each poet will present th...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/21/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Tacoma Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Come worship God every Saturday starting at 8:30am with our "Hour of Power" Program. Following, is our Sabbath School at 9:30am. Continuing at 11am is our Worship Service.
Tacoma Central Adventist Church
Tacoma, WA

Sat 10/21/17
Sat 10/28/17
Sat 11/4/17
Sat 11/11/17
Sat 11/18/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Celtic Spirituality seminar
All are invited to a free seminar discussion with Christine Sine, contemplative activist, physician and organic gardener. Executive Director of Mustard Seed Associates. Writer and speaker on Celtic Christian spirituality and on Gardening and Spirituality...
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Sun 10/22/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Toastmasters of West Olympia
Come learn what Toastmasters is about, how it can help you with your public speaking, presentation, and leadership skills. Plus, have a bunch of fun! We'll be hearing and giving short presentations, as well as learning more about the Toastmasters public sp...
The Strong Center
Olympia, WA

Tue 10/24/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 10/31/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/7/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/14/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/21/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Faith Over Fear: Standing with our Muslim Neighbors
Each year the Islamophobia industry spends over $30 million dollars to make people afraid of Islam and American Muslims. The websites, YouTube videos, books, white papers, lobbying, and media stars of the Islamophobia industry turn the hearts and minds of ...
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/26/17 at 1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Senior Social: Author Nick Adams
What was the Civil War like for families of those who chose to fight? The story of one such family has been captured in “Away at War: A Civil War Story of the Family Left Behind.” This is the sequel to “My Dear Wife and Children” by local author Nick Adams...
South Hill Library
Puyallup, WA

Thu 10/26/17 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) First Baptist Church Of Olympia
Are you ready to stop dieting and start making real changes? TOPS can help you reach your weight-loss goals by providing you with the tools, information, support, and accountability you need to be successful. After all, this has been a winning formula for ...
First Baptist Church of Olympia
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/26/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 11/2/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 11/9/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 11/16/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 11/23/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Peer-to-Peer Learning Circle: Pierce County Paranormal: Home of Sasquatches and UFOs
Learn and share about the enduring anomalies of our area: the presence of Sasquatches and UFOs. This is the first of two sessions. This program is a P2PU Learning Circle. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
Graham Library
Graham, WA

Sat 10/28/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tales from the Darkside Book Discussion
In October we talk about Tales from the Darkside. From the author of Locke and Key, short stories of horror! We’ll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off with the book club discount...
Destiny City Comics
Tacoma, WA

Sun 10/29/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
2017 Powell-Heller Conference for Holocaust Education
The conference will dive into the controversial role of the Roman Catholic Church and its relationship to the events of the Holocaust. The speakers will present on the heated debate about the role of Pope Pius XII, examine the role of Catholic anti-Semitis...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/1/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
AAA Driver Improvement Program
The AAA Driver Improvement Program is offering its refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course completion qualifies drivers 5...
Fife Community Center
Fife, WA

Wed 11/1/17 at 9am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lauren Danner: Crown Jewel Wilderness
We are excited to host Olympia writer Lauren Danner in support of her new book, Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park (WSU Press) at Browsers on Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 PM. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Thu 11/2/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth?
Learn about this mysterious and iconic Northwest creature, and weigh the evidence both for and against its existence. Throughout the Northwest, people have been reporting encounters with the Sasquatch— a hairy, eight to ten-foot-tall hominid —for hundre...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Sat 11/4/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Family/Child (Books), Talks/Lectures
Author Reading : The Trance Scribed by China Faith Star
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, China Faith Star will read from her book of poetic prose, The Trance Scribed: a document of imaginary dreams. This work, written in the second person, grew out of a process of editing together dreams, diaries, and a daily stream-...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Tue 11/7/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Family/Child (Books)
Candyce Bollinger Parenting Class on “Resiliency”
Join popular South Sound parent educator and counselor, Candyce Bollinger for a parenting class on Resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to "survive soulfully" through daily life changes, as well as traumatic life events. This workshop teaches the basic fa...
Hands On Children's Museum
Olympia, WA

Tue 11/7/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Civil War Letters with Author Nick Adams
Meet Nick Adams, author of “My Dear Wife and Children: Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer.” Adams reads excerpts from his great-grandfather’s letters to his wife and children, and tells the 150-year-old story of David Brainard Griffin, a cor...
Bonney Lake Library
Bonney Lake, WA

Tue 11/7/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Crazy Horse Family Members To Appear at King's Books
King's Books
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/8/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
    

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