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Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Chuckanut Radio Hour at WCC's Heiner Theater Featuring Sharma Shields
From the author of Village Books staff favorite, The Sasquatch Hunters’ Almanac, comes a long-awaited new novel. The Cassandra follows a woman who goes to work in a top secret research facility during WWII, only to be tormented by visions of what the miss...
Whatcom Community College – Heiner Theater
Bellingham, WA

Tue 2/19/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Ayurveda Study Group
Are you interested in learning about the mysterious and alluring Science of Life called Ayurveda? Designed to give you a fun and functional understanding of the ancient principles of Ayurveda, this 12-week course provides you with an intimate portrait o...
Ayurvedic Health Center & Wellness Shop
Bellingham, WA

Thu 2/21/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pacific Northwest Insects
Dr. Merrill A. Peterson will speak about about why he devoted more than 10,000 hours over the last decade to write and produce his new book, Pacific Northwest Insects. For this field guide, Peterson traveled throughout the Pacific Northwest to photograph l...
Western Washington University – Western Libraries
Bellingham, WA

Thu 2/21/19 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Megan Griswold - The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies
The Book of Help traces one woman's life-long quest for love, connection, and peace of mind. A heartbreakingly vulnerable and tragically funny memoir-in-remedies, Megan Griswold's narrative spans four decades and six continents -- from the glaciers of Pata...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 2/22/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Dancer Panel
Please join us for exciting conversations with professional dancers and local dance experts including Alethea Alexander, Derek Loerzel and Victoria Watts about the influence of George Balanchine on the dance world, his Western Symphony, and a live commenta...
Museum of Northwest Art
La Conner, WA

Sat 2/23/19 at 5pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Joseph King - The Fellowship of Fire
He wasn’t exactly playing with fire; he was conducting an experiment. With heart racing and nerves tingling, six-year old Joe King stomped out his first “wildfire” in the spring of 1954. Hooked, Joe never looked back; he’s been fighting fires and teaching...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 2/23/19 at 4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Whatcom READS: Forestry and Wildfire Panel
This year's Whatcom READS title is "The Big Burn" by Timothy Egan. Join several of DNR’s local foresters who explain what they do locally in Whatcom County and how their work fits into the bigger picture of forest management throughout the state.
Ferndale Library
Ferndale, WA

Sat 2/23/19 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Whatcom READS: Wildfire and Resilience
Local Bellingham author and poet, Leslie Wharton, shares her experience of wildfire and recovery. What happens after the TV reporters interview fire survivors in the few days after a fire? What does it take to rebuild a life, feel safe and find home again?...
Deming Library
Deming, WA

Sat 2/23/19 at 3pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum
Join experts from North Cascades Audubon Society in the new John M. Edson Hall of Birds. In addition to displays of more than 500 mounted birds, the new exhibit provides opportunities to learn about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importan...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Sun 2/24/19 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Sun 3/24/19 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Sun 4/28/19 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Group Reading from Clover – A Literary Rag Volume XVI - Local Authors
Clover, A Literary Rag returns with a multi genre event. Thirteen regional poets and storytellers present original work from Volume 16 of the Rag. Jim Bertolino, Anita Boyle, Paul Hunter, and Shannon Laws among other fine voices. Hosted by Mary Gillilan an...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 2/24/19 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Heritage Resources Distinguished Speaker Arlene Blum to present "Women in High Places: To Annapurna and Beyond"
Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer, has led successful expeditions to some of the world’s most challenging mountains. She is the author of the mountaineering classics, "Annapurna: A Woman’s Place" and "Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life...
Western Washington University – Wilson Library Reading Room
Bellingham, WA

Mon 2/25/19 at 4pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Audubon: Wildlife Rehabilitation
The purpose of wildlife rehabilitation is to treat sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife with the goal of releasing them back into the wild. The Whatcom Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is the primary facility of Whatcom County, but often recei...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Tue 2/26/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Green/Environmental
Confronting Global Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest
Bellingham City Club hosts Dr. Richard Gammon addressing how to confront global climate change in the Pacific Northwest at their monthly program. The presentation follows lunch shared with fellow community members at Northwood Hall Event Center. Doors open...
Northwood Hall
Bellingham, WA

Wed 2/27/19 at 11:30am-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Social Media
Non-Profit Brown Bag: Social Media Tips and Tricks
Learn how to share more engaging stories, connect with more people, and use Facebook ads. Bring your questions, big or small, Shawn is happy to answer and explain everything related to Facebook. Shawn Kemp is the CEO of ActionSprout, a tool built for nonpr...
St. Luke's Community Health Education Center
Bellingham, WA

Wed 2/27/19 at 11:30am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
To Catch a Map Thief
Retired librarian Robert Lopresti will present “To Catch a Map Thief” on Wednesday, February 27 at 4 p.m. at WWU in the Map Collection, located in Wilson Library Room 290. In 2006, there was a major map theft at WWU. Rob Lopresti will talk about a two-year...
Western Washington University – Western Libraries
Bellingham, WA

Wed 2/27/19 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Whatcom READS: Fighting a Wildfire – A Personal Experience
In conjunction with Whatcom READS: "The Big Burn" by Timothy Egan, Will Morgan shares riveting pictures and stories of his time fighting wildfires in Washington and California. Sleepless nights, searing heat, and billowing smoke made attempts to control th...
Sumas Library
Sumas, WA

Wed 2/27/19 at 6:45pm-7:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
From Mexican to Mexican American
Beyond the politics, explore with Carlos Gil the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache and hope. As immigration has become more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side o...
Museum of Northwest Art
La Conner, WA

Sat 3/2/19 at 11am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Saturday Story Time
Celebrate Read Across America Day in the Kids’ Section! We’ll read aloud from some of our favorite books by Dr. Seuss in honor of his birthday. Author does not attend.
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 3/2/19 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Whatcom READS: Triple Nickel
An event in conjunction with Whatcom READS: "The Big Burn" by Timothy Egan. This first all-black paratrooper unit’s mission and service involving Washington state made quiet history and is all but forgotten. In a surprising and insightful presentation, Rob...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Sat 3/2/19 at 11am-12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Whatcom READS: Triple Nickel
An event in conjunction with Whatcom READS: "The Big Burn" by Timothy Egan. This first all-black paratrooper unit’s mission and service involving Washington state made quiet history and is all but forgotten. In a surprising and insightful presentation, Rob...
Ferndale Library
Ferndale, WA

Sat 3/2/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
    

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