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Talks & Readings: Religious
"Luther's Small Catechism" led by Pastor Eric Hullstrom
An in depth translation of Luther's explanations along with other catechetical study helps, such as prayers, worship rites, etc.
Living Word Lutheran Church
Puyallup, WA

Sun 4/30/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Sun 5/7/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Sun 5/14/17 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Religious
Bible Discussion - the Book of Revelation
All are welcome for a discussion of the Book of Revelation, led by Pastor Martin Yabroff of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. No background required. Open discussion and practical applications.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Mon 5/1/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 5/8/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 5/15/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 5/22/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 5/29/17 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Layli Long Soldier with Diane Tomhave
Word here on an utterly great, timely, powerful first book of poems: Layli Long Soldier’s Whereas (Graywolf Press), follows what is almost a line coming from Graywolf of similar though very distinct works that meld deep artistry with strong convictions in ...
Elliott Bay Book Company
Seattle, WA

Mon 5/1/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sievert Rohwer presents “Molt Migration in Western Passerines”
Join Advanced Birding Club (ABC) of Tahoma Audubon and the Slater Museum of Natural History at the University of Puget Sound in presenting curator and Professor Emeritus of the University of Washington Burke Museum, Dr. Sievert Rohwer, who will discuss his...
University of Puget Sound – Thompson Hall
Tacoma, WA

Mon 5/1/17 at 6:45pm-8:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
May 2nd Meeting of the South Sound Fruit Society
Stephan Bramwell, the director of the Washington State Extension, will discuss a needs assessment of the farms of the south sound.
GRuB Farmhouse
Olympia, WA

Tue 5/2/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event, Special Event, Discussion, Talks/Lectures
Black Lives Matter: A Conversation
Black Lives Matter engages audiences in frank, open discussion about race relations in America. Founders and leaders of the #BlackLivesMatter movement will discuss the feelings and frustrations that led to their revolutionary new approach to social activis...
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/3/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
I-5 Intellectuals nonfiction book group
The group will discuss Music: Classical, opera, Bob Dylan, and Curt Cobain.
Uncork and Unwind
Tumwater, WA

Wed 5/3/17 at 6pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Natural Yard Care Workshop - "Right Plant in the Right Space" Scott Vergara speaker
Find the right place to plant your plants to keep them healthy and thriving. Scott will provide you with plenty of ideas to enhance your yard for easy maintenance and beauty.
Gig Harbor City Hall
Gig Harbor, WA

Wed 5/3/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Alzheimer's Association Enumclaw Caregiver Support Group
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a uniq...
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Emumclaw, WA

Thu 5/4/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Indigenous Climate Justice Symspoisum at Evergreen Longhouse
The 2nd annual Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium will be held on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5 in The Evergreen State College's Longhouse Education and Cultural Center (10 am-4:30 pm). Its focus will be twofold–resistance to fossil fuel infrastructu...
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA

Thu 5/4/17 - Fri 5/5/17 at 10am till 4:30pm, 7pm till 9pm
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 5/4/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 6/1/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
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 5/6/17
Sat 5/13/17
Sat 5/20/17
Sat 5/27/17
Sat 6/3/17
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Tacoma University Book Store Presents Local Author Lori Tsugawa Whaley
The University Book Store in Tacoma presents a book reading, signing and discussion by Lori Tsugawa Whaley, local author of “The Courage of a Samurai: Seven Sword-Sharp Principles for Success.” Lori is a third generation Japanese American Baby Boomer who e...
University of Washington - Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/6/17 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Julie Salverson with Kathleen Acala
In 1998, the Indigenous people of Great Bear Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories, having discovered that uranium ore mined from their land was used in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, sent a delegation to Hiroshima to apologize to the survivors. Julie S...
Elliott Bay Book Company
Seattle, WA

Sun 5/7/17 at 3pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures
An Evening of Poetry with Tod Marshall
Upper Skagit Library District invites Poet Laureate, Tod Marshall, to speak at the Concrete Theatre on Tuesday May 9 at 7pm. Marshall is a poet and professor at Gonzaga University and is serving as the WA State Poet Laureate from 2016-2018. Tod will share ...
Concrete Theater
Concrete, WA

Tue 5/9/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Grit City Think & Drink: What Bugs "Mean" To Each Other
It's time for another Grit City Think & Drink! Dr. Jeremy Davis, UW Tacoma, will discuss the Use of Public Information by Non-social Insects. So come on in, grab a beer and learn some science
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Tue 5/9/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Donia Bijan
Iran-born writer Donia Bijan was first known to book readers as the author of the delightful food memoir, Maman’s Homesick Pie. Prior to that, she was known to Bay Area diners for her culinary artistry, drawing on French, Persian, and U.S. cuisines as an a...
Elliott Bay Book Company
Seattle, WA

Wed 5/10/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Humanities in the Harbor: "Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean"
Harbor History Museum and Tacoma Community College - Gig Harbor campus are excited to present Humanities in the Harbor, a monthly lecture series that explores unique and engaging topics for the Gig Harbor community that will run throughout 2017. Humanit...
Harbor History Museum
Gig Harbor, WA

Wed 5/10/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
PJ Library Song & Story
Our friends at PJ Library, which does these song & storytimes, designed for tots, toddlers, and those looking after them, at a few select bookstores here in the area, visit as a regular feature of our Wednesday mornings. These are free and open to all, and...
Elliott Bay Book Company
Seattle, WA

Wed 5/3/17 at 11:30am
Wed 5/10/17 at 11:30am
Wed 5/17/17 at 11:30am
Wed 5/24/17 at 11:30am
Talks & Readings: Politics, World
World Affairs Council Tacoma Spotlight Series: Emerging Challenges in US-Russia Relations
The World Affairs Council's Spotlight series is devoted to examining the changes and challenges in United States foreign policy under the new Trump administration. In no area are these changes more pronounced and controversial than relations with Russia. T...
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/11/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
    

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