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Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures
LaureateFest 2019
The Olympia Poetry Network is proud to host "LaureateFest 2019” on Sept. 21st at Saint Martin’s University’s Norman Worthington Conference Center in Lacey Washington. A celebration of all things poetic, the panel discussion with the Poets Laureate will ex...
Saint Martin’s University – Norman Worthington Conference Center
Lacey, WA

Sat 9/21/19 at 1pm till 3pm, 7pm till 9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Kami McBride: The Herbal Kitchen
Join us for a Sunday morning discussion with Kami McBride on her book The Herbal Kitchen: Bring lasting health to you and your family with 50 easy-to-find common herbs and over 250 recipes. There will be time for questions and a book signing afterwards. ...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Sun 9/22/19 at 11:30am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sunday Services: 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 p...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 9/22/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 9/29/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 10/6/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 10/13/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 10/20/19 at 10am-11:15am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Susanne Bacon: Author Talk and Book Signing
Join us for an evening with Lakewood's Susanne Bacon, author of "Home from Home: German-American Essays."
Lakewood Library
Lakewood, WA

Mon 9/23/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Anne-Lesley Selcer and Local Authors: Essay and Poetry Reading
Join us as we welcome Oakland essayist and poet Anne Lesley Selcer. Anne will be headlining this reading and will share passages from from her two most recent books: a collection of essays Blank Sign Book and a collection of poetry Sun Cycle. This reading ...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Tue 9/24/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Battles of the American Revolution
Join Bob DuChaine, retired White River School District teacher, for a riveting presentation on the battles of the American Revolution. This is one history lesson you don’t want to miss!
Buckley Library
Buckley, WA

Tue 9/24/19 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
History Talks! Naches Pass
Join author and historian Dennis Larsen for the story of the 1853-1854 Naches Pass, the first wagon road in Washington Territory. He will share his in-depth investigative research which he illustrates with photographs, maps and first-hand accounts. He will...
Lacey City Hall
Lacey, WA

Tue 9/24/19 at 5:30pm
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 9/25/19 at 9am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Baby Care Class – New Parent Academy
This class, taught by a professional psychologist, teaches parents the basics of proper parenting and child development.
Anna Lemon Wheelock Library
Tacoma, WA

Wed 9/25/19 at 4:30pm-6pm
Wed 10/30/19 at 4:30pm-6pm
Wed 11/27/19 at 4:30pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Becoming a Love and Logic Parent
Learn new ways in parenting. Recommendations and useful tips on parenting from a professional psychologist.
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Thu 9/26/19 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Thu 10/31/19 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Thu 11/28/19 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Connie Sidles – Avian Evolution: How Birds got to be Birds
Nature author and student of paleontology Connie Sidles takes you back in time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and nature began to experiment with a new approach to flight - birds. New fossils of extraordinary detail are being found in northeast China, dat...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/26/19 at 10:30am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Inner Spiritual Guide
An inner spiritual guide is our own wisdom that guides along correct paths that lead to lasting happiness. We all know and have access to various methods that lead to various goals. However, do we have an unmistaken inner spiritual guide so that we can ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Tacoma, WA

Thu 9/26/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 10/3/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 10/10/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 10/17/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 10/24/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Attachment Parenting: Developing Emotional Security
Learn tried and true parenting techniques to give your Baby a strong, healthy sense of security during her 1st year and beyond.
Tacoma Public Library – Fern Hill
Tacoma, WA

Fri 9/27/19 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 10/25/19 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 11/29/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Computers/Technology
Cybersecurity Basics Everyone Should Know
Learn about the absolute basics you can do to help prevent online attacks & how to make recovery easier. This presentation is for the average, everyday user. Bring your questions. In the North Meeting Room.
Puyallup Library
Puyallup, WA

Sat 9/28/19 at 3pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Compost and Potting Soils
Compost and Potting Soils: Growing Container Plants without Peat. Ian Stoner will discuss potting soil types, compositions and possibilities for renewal materials. He will also include a discussion of his own experiments using Scot’s Broom as a substra...
GRuB Farmhouse
Olympia, WA

Tue 10/1/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
From Crime to Classroom: How Education Changes Life with Omari Amili
Humanities Washington speaker Omari Amili leads a discussion on the prison-to-college pipeline and how we all benefit from the new perspective, sense of direction and confidence education provides.
Lakewood Library
Lakewood, WA

Tue 10/1/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Get More of What You Want by Learning to Say "Yes" - to You
This is a workshop series for women. Six evenings, six topics that will forever change the way you think and do boundaries. As a psychotherapist of 20 years, and more recently as an adviser to high-performing women in business, Eva's seen the critical c...
Vashon Center for the Arts
Vashon Island, WA

Tue 10/1/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 10/8/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 10/15/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 10/22/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 10/29/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Les Bailey Writers Series at Saint Martin's University: Print Journalism: Past, Present and Future
Print Journalism: Past, Present and Future. On Oct. 2, 2019, the Les Bailey Writers Series at Saint Martin's will hold a panel discussion, "Print Journalism: Past, Present and Future," with three journalists and a moderator with more than 100 cumulative...
Saint Martin’s University – Norman Worthington Conference Center
Lacey, WA

Wed 10/2/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Past, Future, Present: Living Your Best Life
The idea of time is vastly different in the Buddhist perspective. While we can argue that we only occupy a tiny fraction of the expanse of time, Buddha explained that our mind has existed throughout time. To understand Buddha’s teaching we have to first co...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 10/2/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 10/9/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 10/16/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 10/23/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 10/30/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
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, to coincide with Timberland Reads Together, Snow will read stories by two native authors...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/4/19 at 12:10pm-12:50pm
    

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