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“Geology, Landscapes and the Biogeography of the Birds of Kenya,” with James Bradley
The Advanced Birding Club (ABC) and the University of Puget Sound Slater Museum of Natural History presents James Bradley. James led the fantastic safari that included ABC’ers Bruce LaBar, Kay and Ed Pullen in November 2016, which they still talk about! Se...
University of Puget Sound – Thompson Hall
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/17/17 at 6:45pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Craig Romano: Urban Trails: Olympia
Discover your wild backyard. Come take a slideshow trail tour around Olympia, Shelton, South Thurston County, and Harstine Island with award winning guidebook author Craig Romano. Urban Trails: Olympia focuses on the trails, parks, and preserves within an...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Fri 11/17/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures, Golf, Solo Performance
David Feherty: Off Tour - Wandering Around On His Own
David Feherty is a former professional golfer on the European Tour and PGA Tour. He now works as a writer and broadcaster with CBS Sports and Golf Channel. In 2014, Feherty decided to take his act on the road and travel across North America for his new liv...
Portland'5 Centers for the Arts – Newmark Theatre
Portland, OR

Fri 11/17/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
HU Chant
Singing of HU, a love song to God.
Olympia Eckankar Center
Olympia, WA

Fri 11/17/17 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 11/24/17 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 12/1/17 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 12/8/17 at 6pm-6:20pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 6pm-6:20pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Living at the Leading Edge
We in the Pacific Northwest live in a geologically active part of the planet. We have a deep history of assembling our land by crashing and slipping major parts or Earth's crust. Duncan Foley, Ph.D. is a geologist, author, photographer, innovator and edu...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/17/17 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Maritime History of Olympia and South Puget Sound
Les Eldridge and John Hough will trace the evolution of South Puget Sound that has provided rich resources to the Coastal Salish people for many millennia, through early British and American explorers, to Olympia’s emerging role as a major international se...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Fri 11/17/17 at 2pm-3pm
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 11/18/17 at 8am-9:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Hypnotherapy for Tobacco Cessation
A Panel of Experts in Smoking Cessation will discuss the role of hypnotherapy in smoking cessation and their methods for engaging the subconscious mind to end smoking. Featured guests are Raymond Zukowski, and Joanna Free, www...
Brandman University - Lacey Campus
Lacey, WA

Sat 11/18/17 at 10am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Meagan Macvie: The Ocean in My Ears
We are so pleased to host Olympia writer Meagan Macvie in support of her new novel, The Ocean in My Ears (Ooligan Press). at Browsers on Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 PM. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Sat 11/18/17 at 7:30pm
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 11/18/17
Sat 11/25/17
Sat 12/2/17
Sat 12/9/17
Sat 12/16/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Eckankar Light & Sound Service
Eckankar reading, singing of HU and spiritual discussion open to all.
Olympia Eckankar Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 11/19/17 at 10am-11am
Sun 12/17/17 at 10am-11am
Sun 1/21/18 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
HU chant
Singing the HU song for 20 minutes. HU is a love song to God.
Olympia Eckankar Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 11/19/17 at 9am-9:20am
Sun 12/17/17 at 9am-9:20am
Sun 1/21/18 at 9am-9:20am
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Creative Colloquy Monthly Reading & Open Mic
Creative Colloquy invites lovers of the literary and admirers of the craft of storytelling to join us for another night of creative writing performances and open mic. Featured Readers TBA. If you wield short stories, prose, essays and poetry as your weapon...
B Sharp Coffee House
Tacoma, WA

Mon 11/20/17 at 7pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Conference, Talks/Lectures
CROWD: Professional Networking Group
Bring Your Own Lunch (BYOL) and join fellow transitioning professionals (job seekers), start-up businesses and others seeking career/life changes. An opportunity to share, listen and discuss challenges and opportunities together. This is a professional ...
Full Spectrum Chiropractic
Olympia, WA

Mon 11/20/17 at 11:30am-12:50pm
Mon 11/27/17 at 11:30am-12:50pm
Mon 12/4/17 at 11:30am-12:50pm
Mon 12/11/17 at 11:30am-12:50pm
Mon 12/18/17 at 11:30am-12:50pm
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 11/21/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 11/28/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 12/5/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 12/12/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 12/19/17 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 11/23/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 11/30/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 12/7/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 12/14/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Boys, Vol. 1 the Name of the Game discussion
Collecting the first six issues of the controversial new series from Preacher writer Garth Ennis and artist Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan)! Don’t miss this dark, twisted look at superpowers, super-people, and the men and women who make sure the world...
Destiny City Comics
Tacoma, WA

Sun 11/26/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Food/Tasting
Read It and Eat: Food Book and Potluck Club
Come discuss different food-themed books and share snacks. In November, we will be discussing and eating cheese! If you like to read and talk about food, this is the book club for you. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland Librar...
Lacey Timberland Library
Lacey, WA

Mon 11/27/17 at 3pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Global Classroom: Understanding Ethnic Conflict at Home & Abroad
Global Classroom - an interactive speaker series featuring experts on a relevant global subject. Join World Affairs Council Tacoma with Institute for Global Engagement, UW Tacoma and Politics, Philosophy, Public Affairs division at the School of Interdisci...
University of Washington Tacoma – University Y Student Center
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/29/17 at 5:30pm-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 itinerar...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Wed 11/29/17 at 3pm-4pm

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