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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Association Key Peninsula Caregiver Support Group
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a uniq...
The Mustard Seed Crandall Center
Lakebay, WA

Sat 8/18/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Sat 9/15/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 10:30am-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 8/19/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 9/2/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 9/9/18 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 9/16/18 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 8/20/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 8/27/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 9/3/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 9/10/18 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 9/17/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group in Belfair
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a uniq...
HUB Center for Seniors
Belfair, WA

Tue 8/21/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Tue 9/18/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Tue 10/16/18 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Modern Poetry Book Club with Joshua Beckman
Join us for a special Poetry Book Club meeting this month. We will be reading Joshua Beckman's new book The Lives of the Poems and Three Talks, published by the Seattle and New York based press Wave Books. We are honored to spend the evening in conversatio...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Tue 8/21/18 at 7pm
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 8/22/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 9/5/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 9/12/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 9/19/18 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 8/22/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 8/24/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 8/31/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 9/5/18 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Politics
Mexico at the Crossroads
Peter Bohmer of Economics for Everyone, who recently returned from a three-month trip to Mexico, will speak about opportunities for fundamental progressive change in Mexico and the larger world. Topics covered will include the recent presidential elect...
Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art
Olympia, WA

Wed 8/22/18 at 7pm-9pm
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 8/22/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Nature
Summer Lecture Series at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Join the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge for engaging talks about nature and the wildlife around us. Take Exit #114 from I-5 and follow signs to Refuge. Lectures are in the Norm Dicks Visitor Center Building.
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Olympia, WA

Wed 8/22/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Faith Formation Speakers Series: Communities in Schools Puyallup
Jan Mauk, Executive Director. Communities In Schools of Puyallup is a local Non-Profit organization that works directly inside schools, connecting community resources to students and building relationships that empower students to succeed inside and outsid...
First Christian Church of Puyallup
Puyallup, WA

Thu 8/23/18 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 8/23/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 8/30/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 9/6/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 9/13/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 9/20/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Travels in Cuba
Join us for a presentation of photos and discussion of travel in Cuba.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 8/23/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Connie Connally Author Event: "The Songs We Hide"
Local author Connie Connally will read from her novel “The Songs We Hide,” discuss the process of writing and participate in a Q and A. Author will have books for sale at event.
South Hill Library
Puyallup, WA

Sat 8/25/18 at 10:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
From Garden to Table: Harvesting & Preparing
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners presents a talk by Master Gardener Nancy Mantey on harvesting, preparing & preserving your garden bounty.
WSU Extension Center Demonstration Garden
Puyallup, WA

Sat 8/25/18 at 10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Nifty 50 Community Networking Group
Entertaining and informative guest speakers.
Joeseppi's Italian Ristorante
Tacoma, WA

Sat 8/25/18 at 11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Old Town History Walk: 20th Century Stories
On Saturday, August 25, we’ll learn about the Old Town neighborhood in the early 20th century. Find out about the people and places that led to the community we know today.We will meet at the entrance to the Job Carr Cabin Museum.
Job Carr Cabin Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sat 8/25/18 at 11am-12pm
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 8/30/18 at 11am-1pm
Thu 9/27/18 at 11am-1pm
Thu 10/25/18 at 11am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
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 8/31/18 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education
Sea School Northwest Maritime Industry Panel
Sea School North West (SSNW) is a professional development program that helps POC, LGBTQ+ folks, women, registered tribal members, and coastal residents enter the maritime industry. This is important because according to WA State Commerce the average annua...
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
Olympia, WA

Sat 9/1/18 at 11am-1pm
    

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