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Discover the Peak of Adventure
Come see why the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer® is one of the “Best Train Experiences in the World.” Rail journeys take you from Seattle to beautiful British Columbia and into the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Discover Vancouver BC, Jasper, Lake Louise, ...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Nancy Pearl
Join us as “America’s Librarian” talks about some of her favorite books. Nancy is a best-selling author, librarian, literary critic, as well as a radio and television personality, but first and foremost, she is a reader and has spent her life promoting rea...
University Place Library
University Place, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
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 7/18/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 8/1/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 8/8/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 8/15/18 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 oursel...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 7/20/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 7/27/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 8/1/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Spiritual Practices for Everyone
Our Tuesday series has moved to Wednesdays. 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 grow...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 8/1/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 8/8/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Breast Health
Faith Formation Speakers Series: Breast Health with Queena Tupou, Marketing & Outreach Specialist for the Carol Milgard Breast Center and Jennifer Witte - In addition to providing excellent care, the mission of the Carol Milgard Breast Center is to provide...
First Christian Church of Puyallup
Puyallup, WA

Thu 7/19/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
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 7/19/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 7/26/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 8/2/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 8/9/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 8/16/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Humanities in the Harbor presents "The Songs we Hide"
Humanities in the Harbor, a monthly lecture series that explores unique and engaging topics for the Gig Harbor community, will continue in July as author Connie Hampton Connally visits Harbor History Museum to discuss her debut novel inspired by the music ...
Harbor History Museum
Gig Harbor, WA

Thu 7/19/18 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Summer Stories For Preschoolers
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts.
Bonney Lake Library
Bonney Lake, WA

Thu 7/19/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 7/26/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 8/2/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Thu 8/9/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
PowellsWood Storytelling Festival
PowellsWood: A Northwest Garden plays host to this annual 2-day festival of the art of storytelling. The first day, internationally-renowned storytellers engage registered guests with workshops designed to turn everyday people into tellers of their own sto...
PowellsWood Garden
Federal Way, WA

Fri 7/20/18 at 9am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Discover the ancient grain with tremendous flavor that is a true gift for many who suffer from gluten sensitivity.
Cookbook Author, Founder of Organic Food Company, Carla Bartolucci speaking at Marlene’s Market, Federal Way on July 21, 2018 at 10am-12pm. Discover the ancient grain with tremendous flavor that is a true gift for many who suffer from gluten sensitivity. ...
Marlene's Market & Deli
Federal Way, WA

Sat 7/21/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Health Justice: A Town Hall
Join us for a special Health Justice Town Hall with national health care expert and activist Timothy Faust and a panel of local community experts. Tim Faust is a writer for Jacobin magazine, the health care correspondent for Chapo Trap House, and co-hos...
The Olympia Center
Olympia, WA

Sat 7/21/18 at 12pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Old Town History Walk: Immigrant Influences
On Saturday, July 21, we’ll focus on people whose stories are rooted in faraway places but found a home in Old Town Tacoma. We will meet at the entrance to the Job Carr Cabin Museum
Job Carr Cabin Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sat 7/21/18 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Prayers for World Peace
Sundays 10:00 – 11:15am, with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo. A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spirit...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sun 7/22/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 7/29/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 8/5/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 8/12/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-11:15am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Lunchtime Meditation
With Buddhist Teacher Steve Maddox. 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...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Mon 7/23/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 8/6/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 8/13/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Charming Victoria, BC
Established by British settlers, Victoria is a unique blend of Old World charm and New World experiences, offering visitors an escape from the hurried pace with a touch of old England. Learn about Clipper Vacations’ newest and fastest vessel, Clipper V, th...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
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 7/26/18 at 11am-1pm
Thu 8/30/18 at 11am-1pm
Thu 9/27/18 at 11am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Meeting, Social Event, Talks/Lectures
Great American Read Open Book Club
Please join us for a lively discussion of the books that were selected for the PBS “Great American Read” series. Choose from the list of 100 beloved novels. Refreshments and free copies of select books will be available at each meeting. Programming for “Th...
Baby-Boomer Bike/Chain and Pedal Cafe
Lacey, WA

Fri 7/27/18 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Small Fruits and Berrries: Selection, Care & Pruning
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners will present a talk on “Small Fruits and Berries” with a focus on Selection, Care and Pruning on Saturday July 28, 2018 at the Puyallup Research Center Demonstration Garden at 10:00AM. Free and no pre-registration necess...
WSU Extension Center Demonstration Garden
Puyallup, WA

Sat 7/28/18 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Overcoming Addiction
Faith Formation Speakers Series: Overcoming Addiction with Heidi Krotzer, E-RYT500, YACEP, Executive Director, Yoga Soleil. Many lives have been affected by the devastation of addiction. Often, we are lost in a sea of statistics, with the portrayal of ad...
First Christian Church of Puyallup
Puyallup, WA

Wed 8/1/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
    

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