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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 11/21/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 11/28/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 12/5/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 12/12/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 12/19/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Scholarly Selections Labor Wars of the Northwest
This new film covers three decades of labor strife in the Pacific Northwest at the turn of the 20th century. This one-hour documentary reveals the plight of working class men and women who battled for better wages, reasonable hours, and workplace safety. A...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/21/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Olympia World Affairs Speaker Series
Population Impacts of Climate Change: Considerations for the Short & Long Term. Sara Curran, Director of the UW's Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, will discuss the demographic consequences of climate change are frequently highlighted in ter...
Thurston Economic Development Council
Lacey, WA

Thu 11/21/19 at 7:30pm-9pm
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 11/24/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 12/1/19 at 10am-11:15am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Victor Begg - Our Muslim Neighbor: An Immigrant's Memoir
Come for a Conversation, Book Signing and Reception. Nationally known as a peacemaker, community organizer and activist for justice and interfaith collaboration, Begg’s 2019 memoir tells his “true-blue American story.” In a rising tide of anti-migrant extr...
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, WA

Mon 11/25/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
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 11/27/19 at 4:30pm-6pm
Wed 12/25/19 at 4:30pm-6pm
Wed 1/29/20 at 4:30pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
What is Tantra?
Mindfulness, meditation, tantra – these are all Buddhist topics that are becoming more and more mainstream. As these ideas are introduced on a large scale – through tv, radio, movies and a whole host of other mediums – people are exposed to all kinds of id...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 11/27/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
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 11/28/19 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Thu 12/26/19 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Thu 1/30/20 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
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 11/29/19 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 12/27/19 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 1/31/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
David Guterson: Turn Around Time: A Walking Poem for the Pacific Northwest
We are thrilled to welcome David Guterson to Browsers to present his book of poetry! Jim Lynch will introduce David and we'll have lots of copies for David to sign for your holiday gift-giving needs. Most outdoor enthusiasts understand the phrase “turn ...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Mon 12/2/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sailing the Rivers & Oceans with Viking Cruises
Join us for an informative presentation that explores the exciting world of Viking Cruises. Whether you want to sail the rivers of Europe, Russia or Asia, or sail on their ocean vessels, you will discover inspiring destinations, beautifully crafted itinera...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Tue 12/3/19 at 10:30am-11:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Mindful Mind
Mindfulness, it is the lifeline of meditation and an essential skill for everyone who seeks happiness to develop. Developing mindfulness, like everything else depends on our motivation to do so. If we understand and experience the great benefits of mindful...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 12/4/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 12/11/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 12/18/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Washington on Wheels: Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest
From canoe journeys to flying cars (that actually worked!), explore the history and culture of travel in Washington State. Author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas takes audiences on a tour of notable highlights of state transportation history, examining not ...
Lacey City Hall
Lacey, WA

Wed 12/4/19 at 5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Buddhist Guide for Surviving the Holidays
The winter holidays are meant to be times of joy and peace, but in reality we can often find ourselves stressed and upset – quite the opposite of what we intend! Buddhist meditation is widely known for its techniques for calming the mind, but very few p...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/5/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Fri 12/6/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 12/12/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Fri 12/13/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 12/19/19 at 7pm-8:15pm
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 Snow will read two Christmas classics: A Child's Christmas in Wales, and Dancing Dan's Ch...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Fri 12/6/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
David Workman & Brian Walsh: We Are Puget Sound: Discovering & Recovering the Salish Sea
Join us for a multimedia event on Saturday, December 7 at 4:00 PM, to discover and recover our shared home in the Salish Sea, featuring lead author and Olympia resident David Workman and nature photographer and Olympia resident, Brian Walsh. Puget Sound is...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Sat 12/7/19 at 4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Imperfectionist’s Guide to Less Stress & More Success
Is the quest for perfection holding you back? Are you limiting your potential with the desire to look good? Is your fear of flopping keeping you small? Our speaker, Curt Rosengren, is a coach, writer, and speaker on a mission to "change the world from...
La Quinta Inn
Tacoma, WA

Mon 12/9/19 at 5:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Grit City Think & Drink: Using Sewers To Tell Us About Drug Use
Using Sewers to Tell Us About Drug Use with Dr. Dan Burgard, University of Puget Sound. Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) is only a decade old technique but has been realized as a powerful complementary tool to traditional epidemiological metrics in E...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Tue 12/10/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Eric Scigliano: The Big Thaw
On December 11 at 7:00 PM, join Browsers in welcoming Eric Scigliano, the author of The Big Thaw: Ancient Carbon, Modern Science and A Race to Save the World, a newly published book from Braided River, the conservation imprint of Mountaineers Books. In The...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Wed 12/11/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Fireside Circle with Washington's National Park Fund
Gather with friends and neighbors who support Washington’s national parks. Marc Blackburn, Supervisory Park Ranger from Mount Rainier National Park will be on hand to give a presentation on youth programming with the Boys and Girls Club at Mount Rainier wh...
Environmental Services Building
University Place, WA

Wed 12/11/19 at 6pm-8:30pm
    

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