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Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry Reading: Kendra Tanacea, Alejandro de Acosta & Clare Lilliston
We are pleased to host Kendra Tanacea in support of her debut poetry collection, A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees, recently published by Lost Horse Press. In addition, two Olympia poets, Clare Lilliston and Alejandro de Acosta, will also read from their w...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Fri 5/26/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we used to eat. Through shared experience and mutual support, we help each other to recover from the disease...
Trinity Lutheran Church
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/27/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 6/3/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 6/10/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 6/17/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 6/24/17 at 8am-9:30am
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 5/27/17
Sat 6/3/17
Sat 6/10/17
Sat 6/17/17
Sat 6/24/17
Talks & Readings: Religious
Bible Discussion - The Letters to Titus and Timothy
All are welcome for a discussion of the The Letters to Titus and Timothy, 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 5/29/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 6/5/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 6/12/17 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 6/19/17 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
#WhyIFeelEmpowered: Participatory Action Research
Youth leaders in the Participatory Action Research team will share their creative & innovative research project they are currently conducting. Learn about the process, hear their stories & participate in #WhyIFeelEmpowered.
Olympia Red Lion Inn
Olympia, WA

Tue 5/30/17 at 6pm
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 5/30/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 6/6/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 6/13/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 6/20/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 6/27/17 at 2pm-3pm
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 6/1/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 6/8/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 6/15/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 6/22/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 6/29/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
What is the difference between typical age-related memory changes and Alzheimer’s disease? How do I know if I need to be concerned about myself or a loved one? What steps should I take if I think there might be a problem? This class will answer these q...
Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community
Tacoma, WA

Fri 6/2/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Listen Here: A Lunch Break Story Time for Adults
Corey Snow, professional audiobook narrator and voice actor, will entertain and inspire us with selections from the wide, wonderful world of short fiction. This month Snow will read mysteries by Joyce Carol Oates and Agatha Award winner Art Taylor. Bring y...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Fri 6/2/17 at 12:10pm-12:50pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Learn About All Things Medicare
All Things Medicare class offered at Pierce County Libraries! Are you turning age 65 soon? Want to know more about Medicare? Join Sound Outreach and the WA State Office of Insurance Commissioner’s SHIBA program (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor...
Steilacoom Library
Steilacoom, WA

Sat 6/3/17 at 1:30pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
: Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance – Business Open House
The City of Tacoma is hosting an open house for retail business owners, managers and employees to learn about the upcoming Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance. The new law goes into effect on July 12th, and affects all retail businesses in Tacoma. Attend this ...
Tacoma Nature Center
Tacoma, WA

Tue 6/6/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Deborah and James Fallows
Tuesday, June 6, journalists and authors Deborah and James Fallows will speak together on "Understanding China."
Portland Center for the Performing Arts – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Portland, OR

Tue 6/6/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Gig Harbor Literary Society
Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor branch of the Pierce County Library invite you to join the Gig Harbor Literary Society, dedicated to exploring the literary world of historical fiction, nonfiction, and other works of interest. The June meeting ...
Harbor History Museum
Gig Harbor, WA

Tue 6/6/17 at 6pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Joe and Maggie Tieger presents “South Georgia Island, Seabird Paradise”
Join the Advanced Birding Club (ABC) of the Tahoma Audubon as our own ABCers Joe Tieger retired from the US. Fish and Wildlife Service and Super Fund Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and his wife Maggie also retired from working on the i...
University Place Library
University Place, WA

Tue 6/6/17 at 6:45pm-8:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
SSFS June 2017 Meeting - Backyard Orchard Culture
The South Sound Fruit Society June 6th meeting will be a discussion of backyard orchard culture , pollination biology and woody plant botany by Ian Stoner of the SSFS.
Garden-Raised Bounty (GRuB)
Olympia, WA

Tue 6/6/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Diamonds in the Ether: Tuning in to Northwest Radio History
Feliks Banel, producer, host and historian for KIRO Radio, helps us look and listen back to people, stations and stories that made radio broadcasting a vital part of Pacific Northwest culture.
Steilacoom Historical Museum
Steilacoom, WA

Fri 6/9/17 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exe...
Franke Tobey Jones Retirement Community
Tacoma, WA

Fri 6/9/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Gardening
Gardening with Chickens: A Master Gardener Talk
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners will present a free garden talk, "Gardening with Chickens" on Saturday June 10 at 10:00am at the Demonstration Garden, 2606 W Pioneer, Puyallup, WA. No pre-registration required.
WSU Extension Center Demonstration Garden
Puyallup, WA

Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, General
Ira Glass
Ira Glass is the producer and host of Public Radio's Peabody award-winning "This American Life." Glass will tell stories about his enduring program, a combination of memoirs, monologues and documentary stories that first aired in 1995.
Portland Center for the Performing Arts – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Portland, OR

Sat 6/10/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures
The Moth On the Road
Promoting the kind of edge-of-your-seat storytelling that draws listeners like moths to a porch light, the New York based organization The Moth has produced storytelling shows for sold-out audiences since 1997. Called "New York’s hottest and hippest litera...
State Theatre
Portland, ME

Sat 6/10/17 at 7:30pm

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