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

Sun 11/26/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
poetrynight @ the Bellingham Public Library
Join your friends for poetrynight’s weekly poetry open-mic reading event at the Bellingham Public Library. For more information on featured poets, please visit the poetrynight website, http://blog.poetrynight.org/.
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Mon 11/27/17 at 8pm-10pm
Mon 12/4/17 at 8pm-10pm
Mon 12/11/17 at 8pm-10pm
Mon 12/18/17 at 8pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Audubon Society: The Ecology and Issues Surrounding Forage Fish
Forage fish are pelagic planktivores that occur in the middle of the marine or freshwater food chain and are important prey for larger fish predators, sea birds, marine mammals, and humans. In recent times, forage fish have been caught in the crossfire of ...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Tue 11/28/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Education, Meeting
Bellingham Evening Toastmasters Club Meeting
Club members practice their public speaking, communication, and leadership skills in a positive, supportive environment. It is both a social and educational experience. Our club is one of the top clubs in Washington state and we provide a fun, energetic ...
Spring Creek Retirement Center
Bellingham, WA

Tue 11/28/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 12/5/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 12/12/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Tue 12/26/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bellingham Reads Book Discussion Group
Join us as we discuss Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton! This group is open to all and new members are welcome. For more information, contact Suzanne at 360-778-7236.
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Tue 11/28/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Gather Round Storytelling
Honey Moon Mead & Cider
Bellingham, WA

Tue 11/28/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Andy Weir
The author of the bestselling novel, "The Martian," is coming to BHS to discuss his new book, "Artemis." He will be in conversation with Western Washington University's Dr. Melissa Rice, Assistant Professor of Geology. Tickets are $5 and will be available ...
Bellingham High School
Bellingham, WA

Wed 11/29/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Nine Lives Later: A Dead Cat Anthology
Honey Moon Mead & Cider
Bellingham, WA

Thu 11/30/17 at 8:30pm-10:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Photography
Tore Ofteness – A Higher Perspective: Aerial Photos of the Pacific Northwest
Since beginning his freelance photography career in 1978, aerial Photography has become a specialty area, having received several awards, notably a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Aerial Photographers Association, International and a Belli...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 12/1/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Chuck Gould – The Rabbi's Gift: Re-Telling an Ancient Tale
Shards of Roman history, Jewish mysticism, and Babylonian astrology meld into a speculative backstory for a well-known couple. She’s the daughter of the richest man in Palestine. He’s a humble tekton, laying mosaic tiles at her father’s estate. Their star-...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 12/2/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Close Encounters of the Literary Kind
Meet and chat with a panel of five local authors over refreshments in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Where do they get their ideas and inspiration? How do they ply their craft? How did they come to be writers, and what are they working on now? Of course, ...
Van Zandt Community Hall
Deming, WA

Sat 12/2/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
SpeakEasy 20: Canada in Five Voices
A reading of linked and recent work by Canadian poets Susan Alexander, Linda Thompson, Richard Osler, Barbara Pelman, and Terry Ann Carter. Three of the featured poets will also offer workshops earlier in the day. Poet bios and workshop descriptions at htt...
Mount Baker Theatre
Bellingham, WA

Sat 12/2/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Janey Bennett – The Fantastic Seashell of the Mind: The Architecture of Mark Mills
From 1944 to 1948, Mark Mills apprenticed to Frank Lloyd Wright. When he heard Wright say that seashells are nature’s perfect architecture, Mark made that idea an element of his life’s work. An architectural engineer before he trained with Wright, Mark Mil...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 12/3/17 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Birchwood Garden Club's December Meeting
Ryan Carpenter from Bellingham based, Sunbreak Nursery will be BGC's December speaker. Sunbreak Nursery has been a wholesale powerhouse in the ground cover, (and fern), market, supplying all the big nurseries in the Northwest since 2004. Ryan will walk us ...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Wed 12/6/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Mindfulness Workshop with Tim Burnett – Having Mindful Holidays
Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of how mindfulness practices can help us navigate the holidays with more joy and less stress. We'll look at practices that promote awareness an...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Wed 12/6/17 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Healing with Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a holistic healing modality which is once again becoming a popular choice for natural relief of symptoms. Find out what our elders knew about this method for keeping ourselves healthy. We will explore common complaints as well as possible hom...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Thu 12/7/17 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
John Crocker, M.D., Following Fifi: My Adventures Among the Wild Chimpanzees, Lessons From our Closest Relatives
As a young student, John Crocker spent eight months with Jane Goodall in a remote African forest studying families of wild chimpanzees. Upon returning home and becoming a family doctor, Crocker found himself incorporating lessons he learned from observing ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Thu 12/7/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Animals, Nature
Raptor Encounters with Bud Anderson
Raptor biologist Bud Anderson will share stories of his encounters with local species of hawks, eagles and falcons and discuss which species are here and where to see them. Bud Anderson is an internationally recognized and respected raptor expert, and lead...
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Thu 12/7/17 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Margot Kahn, Jane Wong & Elizabeth Eaves – This Is the Place: Women Writing About Home
In This Is the Place, 30 women writers explore the theme of home through essays about neighbors, language, landscape, violence, homelessness, solitude, immigration, and more. What makes a home? What do equality, safety, and politics have to do with it? And...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 12/8/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Finn Wilcox – Too Late To Turn Back Now: Prose & Poems 1980-2016
In this new book, Finn Wilcox gives readers of the off-the-road literature the sweet wine and tangy whiskey of his 3 books: Here Among the Sacrificed, Flower Mountain, and Lesson Learned. Add a healthy supply of new Wilcox work, and you have a collection d...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 12/9/17 at 7pm-8pm
    

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