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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Audubon Fourth Sundays: Birds on the Shelf—Taxidermy and Our Complex Relationship with Birds
Join us for a special Audubon at the Museum program in conjunction with Whatcom Reads book selection “To the Bright Edge of the World” by Eowyn Ivey. North Cascades Audubon Society volunteer Paul Woodcock will give a short talk and discussion on the histor...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Sun 1/26/20 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Audubon Society: Survival by Degrees: 389 Species on the Brink
A new climate report by National Audubon shows that two thirds (65%, or 389 out of 604) of North American bird species are at risk of extinction from climate change. The good news is that our science also shows that if we take action now, we can help impro...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Tue 1/28/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Census of England 101: The Basics, Tips & Tricks
Learning how to identify your family members and their birth places in the census of England is a great way to dive into research in the United Kingdom. Understanding how to best use the census when researching your immigrant ancestors can lead you to many...
Burlington Public Library
Burlington, WA

Sat 2/8/20 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
A Conversation with Diane Rehm
Join us for an evening with beloved radio personality, Diane Rehm, as she discusses her new book. About When My Time Comes: through interviews with terminally ill patients, and with physicians, ethicists, spouses, relatives, and representatives of those w...
Sehome High School
Bellingham, WA

Tue 2/11/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Jackie Caplan-Auerbach: "Sounds of an Era’s End"
Dr. Jackie Caplan-Auerbach, professor in the Department of Geology and the Associate Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at WWU, will give a talk entitled “Sounds of an Era’s End: The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i, from Ocean Bottom ...
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Wed 2/12/20 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Holly J Hughes: Hold Fast - Poetry!
In Holly J. Hughes’s second full-length collection, Hold Fast, she turns her attention to challenging times both personally and politically, asking in an epigraph: “What will we cling to in the confusion of the tides? What structures of connection will ho...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 2/15/20 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Chuckanut Radio Hour at the Firehouse Arts and Event Center
Join us at the Firehouse as we welcome this brand-new voice in fiction that is taking the Pacific NW literary world by storm. Vera Violet recounts the dark story of a rough group of teenagers growing up in a twisted rural logging town. There are no jobs. T...
Firehouse Arts and Events Center
Bellingham, WA

Tue 2/18/20 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
"Writing is Believing," A Journey to Becoming a More Confident and prolific Writer.
Skagit Valley Writers League invites writers to attend the presentation: "Writing is Believing," A Journey to Becoming a More Confident and Prolific Writer. A presentation by Naomi Wark and Mary Ann Schradi both Authors of Fiction. More information on www....
Burlington Public Library
Burlington, WA

Thu 2/20/20 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Emily Thuma - All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing and the Feminist Fight to End Violence
During the 1970s, grassroots women activists in and outside of prison forged a radical politics against gender violence and incarceration. All Our Trials explores the work of these activists who placed criminalized women, and the multiple violences they co...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Thu 2/20/20 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event, Talks/Lectures
What Your Home Says About the World: Humanities Washington Talk
Inspired by our Especially Special exhibition, please join us for this free event hosted by Humanities Washington. Whether it’s teacups or televisions, what you decide to keep—and not keep—in your home provides deep insights about you, your family, and soc...
Museum of Northwest Art
La Conner, WA

Sat 2/22/20 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Cindy Baldwin, Beginners Welcome - Kids Event!
The acclaimed author of Where the Watermelons Grow is back with a story perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt and Ali Benjamin, about finding friendship after a tragic loss. Annie Lee’s daddy won’t stop leaving his record player on. His whiskers are in t...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Wed 2/26/20 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Tamara Jacobi, Wildpreneurs: A Practical Guide to Pursuing Your Passion as a Business
For the rising number of free spirits seeking inspiration and a road map to leave their safe but soul-crushing day jobs and chase their dreams, real-life Wildpreneur Tamara Jacobi shares her insights on what it takes to successfully make the leap. Wildpre...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 2/29/20 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
Abbe Rolnick presents Founding Stones
Local author, Abbe Rolnick, presents the third book in the Generation of Secrets Series, Founding Stones. As a Pacific Northwest author and traveler the novel series begins in Puerto Rico, her home of eight years and moves to Skagit County and Whatcom Coun...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 3/22/20 at 4pm-5:30pm
    

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