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Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Book Launch for Wendy Wahman's new children's book, Nanny Paws
Snacks, prizes, reading and lots of dog gone fun for all. Meet the real Nanny Paws: LaRoo, Wendy's small standard poodle who inspired the story.
University Book Store
Tacoma, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Changing Woman: Transitioning Well Through Menopause
Changing Woman: Transitioning Well through Menopause. Sunday, May 20. 12 pm-4 pm. Spend an afternoon exploring ways to navigate hormonal changes [and herbal and medical advice!] without losing your mind, your job or your relationship. Work the ...
Radiance Herbs and Massage
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 12pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Introduction to Foundation Program
After a taste of our General Program classes, you may wish to deepen your practice by enrolling in a Foundation Program (FP) in Olympia. “FP” is a unique, structured study program that enables students to gain deeper understanding and experience of Buddhis...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Nasty! Live Reading at Browsers
Nasty! is a charity anthology benefiting Planned Parenthood, showcasing stories that range from body positivity to sexual empowerment to overcoming adversity and beyond. This live event will feature readings from the following authors: Kathryn Louise | Ro...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
The Songs We Hide -- Book Launch at King's Books
Join Tacoma author Connie Hampton Connally as he reads from her debut novel, "The Songs We Hide." A Q&A and discussion will follow, as well as some Hungarian music.
King's Books
Tacoma, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Thriving Beyond Cancer: Plants to Restore, Renew, Protect
If you have survived cancer and wish to enhance your life and renew your being, this workshop is for you. Healing foods and plant medicines are powerful allies in recovering from the consequences of cancer, surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation. But it...
Radiance Herbs and Massage
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 12pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education
Weekend at the BoatShop Featuring Daniel Evans
The inside passage to Alaska has been paddled by native canoes since time immemorial, sailing craft for centuries, and after someone found gold in the Klondike the route was jammed with steamboats full of prospectors elbowing each other out of the way for ...
Gig Harbor Boat Shop
Gig Harbor, WA

Sun 5/20/18 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Free Money & Marriage Seminar
This fun and engaging event is for couples getting married, newly married, or wanting to stay married. This seminar will lead you and your significant other to a greater depth of intimacy in your relationship and change the way you look at each other and y...
Puyallup Public Library
Puyallup, WA

Tue 5/22/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
History of Lakewood Industrial Park
Tim Puyear, general property manager of Lakewood Industrial Park, will share its history—including the years it was the site of the nation's second most-important auto racetrack (after Indianapolis's "Brickyard") and its later use as a major supply depot i...
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
Lakewood, WA

Tue 5/22/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Faith Formation Speakers Series: Basic Estate Planning
First Christian Church of Puyallup
Puyallup, WA

Wed 5/23/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Life, the Universe, etc. – An Evening with Nicola Griffith & Kelley Eskridge
Nicola Griffith will read from her new novel So Lucky (publication date May 15, 2018, Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Following the reading, author Kelley Eskridge will interview Nicola about books, life, the universe, and other topics. Nicola Griffith is ...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Wed 5/23/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
How to Transform Your Life
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. “We can tran...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 5/31/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/7/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/14/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
How to Transform Your Life
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. Let's expl...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 5/31/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/7/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/14/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poet Sarah Kay
Celebrated educator and acclaimed poet Sarah Kay will be at Browsers on Thursday, May 24 at 7 pm. In her latest and third single-poem volume, All Our Wild Wonder (Hachette Books; March 13, 2018), illustrated by Sophia Janowitz, renowned poet Sarah Kay p...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Long Term Care Planning Class
In a perfect world, the Best Long Term Care Plan for Married Couples This plan is short to the point and some of the words you will not understand unless you attend my class or Google the terms. There are many exemptions and exceptions, but if I was a mar...
Bamford Financial Building
Olympia, WA

Thu 5/31/18 at 11am-1pm
Thu 7/26/18 at 11am-1pm
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 delve into the dark imaginings of Edgar Allan Poe. Bring your lunch or your kni...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Fri 6/1/18 at 12:10pm-12:50pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Rhodies & Roses: A Master Gardener Talk
WSU Extension Pierce Co Master Gardeners will present a talk on “Rhodies & Roses” on Saturday June 2, 2018 at the Puyallup Research Center Demonstration Garden at 10:00AM. Come and learn culture tips, pruning, fertilizing, selection and more. Free and no ...
Pierce County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden
Puyallup, WA

Sat 6/2/18 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Travel Morocco: A Photo Tour of Morocco
Join us for a visual tour of Morocco. Enjoy a photo journal created from a librarian’s recent visit to the North African country, who demonstrates you don’t need to be rich to travel somewhere exotic.
University Place Library
University Place, WA

Wed 6/6/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Steilacoom Library Speaker Series: White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality
Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is and provides tools for learning how to address it. Participants will gain knowledge and resources to foster inclusion and racial justice in their...
Steilacoom Community Center
Steilacoom, WA

Fri 6/8/18 at 2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Hugelkultur Raised Beds Workshop
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners will present a talk and hands on demonstration on “Hugelkultur” at the Gig Harbor Demonstration Garden located in Sehmel Homestead Park on Sat June 9, 2018 at 10:00AM- 12:00PM. Hugelkultur is a method of raised beds that...
Sehmel Homestead Park
Gig Harbor, WA

Sat 6/9/18 at 10am-12pm
    

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