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Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group in Belfair
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...
HUB Center for Seniors
Belfair, WA

Tue 3/19/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Tue 4/16/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Tue 5/21/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bob Quinn & Liz Carlisle: Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Foods
Browsers welcomes Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle to speak about their new book, Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food on Wednesday, March 19 at 7:00 PM. When Bob Quinn was a kid, a stranger at a county fair gave him a...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Tue 3/19/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Healthy Homes Workshop
Learn simple tips and tricks for creating a healthier living space. Participants learn how to handle and prevent housing-related health risks like mold, indoor air pollution, exposure to toxics and more.
Tenino City Park
Tenino, WA

Tue 3/19/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
James Twyman Signing at Third Place Books for Giovanni and the Camino of St. Francis
Third Place Books
Lake Forest Park, WA

Tue 3/19/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Science
Science in the City: Reflections of a Female Geologist
From what you see out a window on a road trip to the eagle-eye view from an airplane window, knowing the basics of geology can tell you about the earth and its processes that shape the landscape in front of you. On March 19, Deborah Green, this year’s Jahn...
Pacific Science Center
Seattle, WA

Tue 3/19/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Gig Harbor Toastmasters
Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ignite your career? Gain the confidence to speak up? Toastmasters will give you the skills and confidence you need to express yourself effectively in any situation. Whether you are a professional, ...
Harbor Place at Cottesmore
Gig Harbor, WA

Wed 3/20/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 3/27/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/3/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/10/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/17/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lunchtime Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 3/20/19 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 3/22/19 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 3/25/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 3/27/19 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 3/29/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Groups in Bonney Lake
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...
Bonney Lake Senior Center
Bonney Lake, WA

Thu 3/21/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Thu 4/18/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Thu 5/16/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
News & Brews: Regulating Big Tech
Join us at Art Marble 21 on Thursday, March 21st for an evening of food, drink and conversation about one of the biggest issues facing our city today. As the behemoths of the tech industry have matured, the true power they wield has become more apparent...
Art Marble 21
Seattle, WA

Thu 3/21/19 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Scholarly Selections | The History and Politics of Space Exploration
Free talk as part of our Third Thursday programming The West Coast Waterfront Strike shut down nearly 2,000 miles of coastline for three months in 1934, leading to the creation of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union's (ILWU), with its own worke...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 3/21/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore with Kim Fu
"These portraits of sisterhood, motherhood, daughterhood, wifehood, girlfriendhood, independent womanhood, and other female-identified-hoods sing and groan and scream with complexity and nuance." - Rich Smith, The Stranger. Seattle author Kim Fu's fi...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Sat 3/23/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Prayers for World Peace
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for prayers for world peace and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer pea...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 3/24/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 3/31/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 4/7/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 4/14/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 4/21/19 at 10am-11:15am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Canoe Journey Herbalists Project: Questions and Reflections
The mission of the Canoe Journey Herbalists project is to offer free herbal healing support; ranging from first aid to foot baths, offering herbal medicines and hands-on healing to participants as we travel alongside the Intertribal Canoe Journey. At its c...
Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Olympia, WA

Sun 3/24/19 at 1pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Read It and Eat: Food Book and Potluck Club
Come discuss different food-themed books and share snacks. In March, we will be mixing it up with the concept of Dough. If you like to read and talk about food, this is the book club for you. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Mon 3/25/19 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Meeting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
"An Unquiet Mind" Mental Health Bookstudy
The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
Olympia, WA

Tue 3/26/19 - Tue 4/30/19 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
A Celebration of the Life & Poetry of Mary Oliver
Join us as we celebrate the work of Mary Oliver upstairs at Browsers. Confirmed readers include Nikki McClure, Corinna Luyken, John Dodge, Maria Mudd Ruth, Kathleen Byrd, Sady Sparks as well as other members of the Olympia community. If you want to read a ...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Tue 3/26/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Science in the City: Women in STEM
Join Pacific Science Center and Dr. Sarah Myhre, founding board member of 500 Women Scientists, as she leads a conversation with female STEM professionals about the barriers they’ve overcome during their careers and their hopes for the future.
Pacific Science Center
Seattle, WA

Tue 3/26/19 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...
Griffin Fire Department
Olympia, WA

Wed 3/27/19 at 9am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Author Event: Jessamyn Stanley
Jessamyn Stanley will read and give inspiration from her book, “Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get on the Mat, Love Your Body.” Jessamyn is an internationally-recognized yoga teacher, award-winning Instagram star and body positive advocate based in Durha...
University Place Library
University Place, WA

Fri 3/29/19 at 4pm-5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Sean Smith Reading - Need to Know
Join us for an evening with local author Sean Smith. / About the book : In 1947 nine silver discs were spotted over Washington State's Mount Rainier National Park. Since then, buried high on its volcanic slopes is a secret government's would kill to protec...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 3/30/19 at 6pm-8pm
    

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