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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

Mon 3/25/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 3/27/19 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 3/29/19 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 4/1/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/3/19 at 12pm-1pm
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
What's Up Down Under?
You’re Invited! Come discover what’s new and exciting in the lands Down Under at this fascinating presentation by the leading specialist in travel to Australia and New Zealand. Down Under Answers has been creating extraordinary journeys for thousands of tr...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Tue 3/26/19 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
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: 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 3/27/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/3/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/10/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/17/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 12pm-1pm
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: Talks/Lectures
L.I.F.E. Seminar – Lessons in the Fundamentals of Excellence
We all strive to be better. The truth is, it’s all about taking action so you can experience in your life what you once thought was only a dream. During this one-day seminar, you will learn how changing your attitude to align with your vision can result in...
Pacific Grill Events Center
Tacoma, WA

Sat 3/30/19 at 8:40am-4:30pm
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
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
L.I.F.E. Seminar – Lessons in the Fundamentals of Excellence
We all strive to be better. The truth is, it’s all about taking action so you can experience in your life what you once thought was only a dream. During this one-day seminar, you will learn how changing your attitude to align with your vision can result in...
Pacific Grill Events Center
Tacoma, WA

Sun 3/31/19 at 8:30am-4:30pm
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 3/31/19 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
Sun 4/28/19 at 10am-11:15am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
South Sound Fruit Society April 2 Meeting - All About Grapes
All about Grapes with Gary Gorremans. Bring your questions about which grapes to grow and how to grow them. Mr Gorremans grows over 50 varieties of grapes.
GRuB Farmhouse
Olympia, WA

Tue 4/2/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Being Happy: Essential Meditation Practices
For our meditation to be qualified, our mind should be focused on the causes of happiness. We are offering a class with some straightforward meditations that everyone can use to bring about happiness and peace in their day-to-day life. Everyone can medi...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 4/3/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 4/10/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 4/17/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 4/24/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Buddhist Way of Loving-Kindness
Love is the supreme medicine. In Buddhism, love is a mind that wishes others to be happy, a mind that has immense good qualities, a mind that is perfected with practice both in and out of meditation. By relying on the instructions of the great Geshe Langri...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Tacoma, WA

Thu 4/4/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 4/11/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 4/18/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 4/25/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 5/2/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Story Time with Toni Yuly: The Whole Wide World and Me
Join us for a special story time at Browsers with Toni Yuly at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 6. A bold, joyful picture book for the very young shows that the natural world is full of wonders — and each of us is a small part of that. Like a flower in a...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Sat 4/6/19 at 11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Grit City Think & Drink | Covered in Goop: Compulsory Self-Care and Commodified Feminine Bodies
"If you’re feeling run-down, stressed out, or otherwise not chill, Goop.com wants to help. Open your heart and cultivate a calm vibe with a $68 straw made of rose quartz. Be less “effing tired” with a $90 box of vitamins. Repel psychic vampires with a $27 ...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Tue 4/9/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Layering the Landscape - Marianne Binetti speaker
Learn three steps to fewer weeds, less watering and a beautiful landscape that makes Mother Nature happy. Marianne Binetti is a horticultural expert, author, speaker and writes a weekly syndicated garden column in the News Tribune. No sign-up necessary. Br...
Gig Harbor Civic Center
Gig Harbor, WA

Tue 4/9/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
"The Real Men of CATCH-22"
Humanities in the Harbor, a monthly lecture series that explores unique and engaging topics for the greater Gig Harbor community, will continue in April with another presentation complementing our “Bomber Boys: Portraits from the Front” exhibit. Join Mu...
Harbor History Museum
Gig Harbor, WA

Thu 4/11/19 at 6pm-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.
ROOF Community Services
Rochester, WA

Thu 4/11/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
    

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