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Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Charlie Sheldon Author Event
Join us as we welcome Charlie Sheldon to talk about his new novel Strong Heart. One stormy May night, just as Tom Olsen is about to leave with his Native American friends to visit his grandfather's grave deep in the Olympic Peninsula wilderness, he answers...
Brilliant Moon Bookstore
Shelton, WA

Sat 7/29/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
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 7/29/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 8/5/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 8/12/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 8/19/17 at 8am-9:30am
Sat 8/26/17 at 8am-9:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Hardy Fuschias: A Master Gardener Talk
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners will present a talk "Hardy Fuchsias"on Sat July 29 at 10:00am. Hardy Fuchsias are wonderful garden plants that will bloom all summer and fall, attract hummingbirds and overwinter in your garden. Come learn what varietie...
WSU Extension Center Demonstration Garden
Puyallup, WA

Sat 7/29/17
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Joanne Clarkson
Join us for a reading with Joanne Clarkson! Presenting her new collection of poetry from Brighthill Press, The Fates, Clarkson draws from inspiration ranging from her psychic grandmother, her own personal mythology, as well as her work as a hospice nurse.
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 7/29/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
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 7/29/17
Sat 8/5/17
Sat 8/12/17
Sat 8/19/17
Sat 8/26/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Spiritualist Church Service in Tacoma
Join us for a Spiritualist worship service with guest speakers from around the Pacific Northwest. Spiritualism is the Science, Philosophy and Religion of continuous life, based upon the demonstrated fact of communication, by means of mediumship, with those...
Spiritual Sanctuary
Tacoma, WA

Sun 7/30/17 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Sun 8/13/17 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Worship at The Little Church on the Prairie
Traditional worship in the heart of Lakewood.
Little Church on the Prairie
Lakewood, WA

Sun 7/30/17 at 9am-10:15am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Dr. Heracles Pangiotides speaks at Emmanuel Lutheran
Dr. Panagiotides continues the history of the Early Christian Church
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/31/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Heart of Gold
We often believe that our own capacity for love, compassion, or patience is very limited: we will never be able to cherish certain people, happily accept certain difficult circumstances, or develop deep compassion for all living beings. While our capacity ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Tue 8/1/17 at 7pm-8:15pm
Tue 8/8/17 at 7pm-8:15pm
Tue 8/15/17 at 7pm-8:15pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 7pm-8:15pm
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 8/1/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 8/8/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 8/15/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 2pm-3pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Summer Storytime at the Cabin
Join us Wednesdays, 6/28/17 - 8/30/17, 3-4pm for storytime at the Cabin! One hour of stories, games and crafts for children ages 3-8 and their families.
Job Carr Cabin Museum
Tacoma, WA

Wed 8/2/17 at 3pm-4pm
Wed 8/9/17 at 3pm-4pm
Wed 8/16/17 at 3pm-4pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 3pm-4pm
Wed 8/30/17 at 3pm-4pm
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 8/3/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 8/10/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 8/17/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 5:45pm-6:45pm
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 “The Mystery of the Blue Jar” by Agatha Christie. Bring your lunch or your...
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Fri 8/4/17 at 12:10pm-12:50pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Guerrillas of Desire Book Launch, with Kevin Van Meter
Behind the smiling faces of cashiers, wait staff, and workers of all sorts, a war is going on, usually without the knowledge of official political and labor organizations. Guerrillas of Desire maps these undercurrents, documenting the history of everyday r...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 8/5/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
John, Paul, George, Ringo...and King David
Each Monday in August, we will take a Beatles song and put it in conversation with a Psalm, exploring the message of each and considering where David and the Fab Four agree, disagree, or offer alternative perspectives on life. Led by Matthew Moravec, M.Di...
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Mon 8/7/17 at 7pm-8pm
Mon 8/14/17 at 7pm-8pm
Mon 8/21/17 at 7pm-8pm
Mon 8/28/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Author Reading: Kaci Cronkhite: Finding Pax
Join us to welcome Port Townsend author, circumnavigator, and former Wooden Boat Festival director, Kaci Cronkhite for a reading, stories behind the stories, and photographs from her acclaimed book, Finding Pax: The Unexpected Journey of A Little Wooden Bo...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Tue 8/8/17 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Grit City Think & Drink: Booster Songs for the City of Destiny
Grit City Think & Drink You'll Like Tacoma! Booster Songs for the City of Destiny In the early decades of the 20th century, 'booster songs' were published in cities around America as musical representations of civic pride. Tacoma was no exception, and ...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Tue 8/8/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Author Event: Mary Daheim
Local mystery writer Mary Daheim will discuss her work and writing process. Daheim is the author of the "Bed-and-Breakfast" and "Emma Lord" cozy mystery series.
Gig Harbor Library
Gig Harbor, WA

Sat 8/12/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Composting & Worm Composting: A Master Gardener Talk
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners will present a free talk on "Composting & Worm Composting" on Sat Aug 12, 2017 at the Puyallup Demonstration Garden at 10:00AM. Come and learn all the ins and outs of successful composting at home. The demonstration gar...
WSU Extension Center Demonstration Garden
Puyallup, WA

Sat 8/12/17 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Daylillies & Irises: A Master Gardener Talk
WSU Ext Pierce Co Master Gardeners will give a free talk on selection and care of daylillies and irises at the Demonstration Garden located in Sehmel Homestead Park, Gig Harbor. Free and no pre-registration required. Talk is outside at the garden under a...
Sehmel Homestead Park
Gig Harbor, WA

Sat 8/12/17 at 10am-11am

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