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October 2018

BIG Data – 3rd Annual Operations and Tech Symposium

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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$35,

University of Portland's Pamplin School of Business is pleased to present its 3rd annual Operations & Technology Symposium as part of the Pamplin Education Series! This year's theme: The importance of "Big Data" in today's business world. This annual event congregates thought-leaders in the OTM space (IT managers, business analysts, project, operations and supply chain managers, business intelligence analysts/managers, market research analysts, procurement managers, product developers, etc.) to spotlight the latest trends, initiate dialogue and network with fellow professionals. Featuring…

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OMSI Curved Space Comedy Presents “Even the Earth Is Bipolar”

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$15

Curved Space Comedy at OMSI presents "Even the Earth Is Bipolar" at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25. Join science-comedian and stand-up philosopher Gregg Eisenberg for a multi-media show about atoms, space, the speed of light, volcanoes, geometry and the human condition — to test Heisenberg’s hypothesis. Allow Gregg to be your conceptual concierge, taking you on a visual and musical journey from the edges of the Milky Way down to the molecules in human DNA in this 75-minute exploration of evolution,…

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Downtown Vancouver Haunted Tours — Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays in October

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$18

Are you curious to hear tales of what haunts the buildings and streets of Downtown Vancouver? Interested in the strange and peculiar side of our local history? Then join the Clark County Historical Museum as they take an excursion through Clark County's haunted history. Starting at 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, guides from the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will lead inquiring minds to the answers. Join them on walking tours along Main Street and…

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Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October
The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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$15 – $18

The Vancouver Barracks was founded in 1849, and in over 150 years, soldiers and their families left behind many memories of the darker aspects of military life. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will find the stories of the Vancouver Barracks' ghostly past interesting as well as chilling. The tour starts at the west end of the Eatery at The Grant House parking lot. The approximate street address for the parking lot is 1100 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver.…

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Downtown Vancouver Haunted Tours — Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays in October

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$18

Are you curious to hear tales of what haunts the buildings and streets of Downtown Vancouver? Interested in the strange and peculiar side of our local history? Then join the Clark County Historical Museum as they take an excursion through Clark County's haunted history. Starting at 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, guides from the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will lead inquiring minds to the answers. Join them on walking tours along Main Street and…

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Steve Adelson, author of “Little Bighorn,” at Fort Vancouver Visitor Center

October 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and the Friends of Fort Vancouver invite you to attend a free book signing and presentation by Steve Adelson, author of Little Bighorn, Voices from a Distant Wind, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Visitor Center. Adelson is a historian of American western expansion and the Indian Wars in the American West. He is also a seasonal Park Ranger Interpreter at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.…

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Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October
The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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$15 – $18

The Vancouver Barracks was founded in 1849, and in over 150 years, soldiers and their families left behind many memories of the darker aspects of military life. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will find the stories of the Vancouver Barracks' ghostly past interesting as well as chilling. The tour starts at the west end of the Eatery at The Grant House parking lot. The approximate street address for the parking lot is 1100 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver.…

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Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October
The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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$15 – $18

The Vancouver Barracks was founded in 1849, and in over 150 years, soldiers and their families left behind many memories of the darker aspects of military life. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will find the stories of the Vancouver Barracks' ghostly past interesting as well as chilling. The tour starts at the west end of the Eatery at The Grant House parking lot. The approximate street address for the parking lot is 1100 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver.…

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Downtown Vancouver Haunted Tours — Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays in October

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$18

Are you curious to hear tales of what haunts the buildings and streets of Downtown Vancouver? Interested in the strange and peculiar side of our local history? Then join the Clark County Historical Museum as they take an excursion through Clark County's haunted history. Starting at 8 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October, guides from the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) will lead inquiring minds to the answers. Join them on walking tours along Main Street and…

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Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October
The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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$15 – $18

The Vancouver Barracks was founded in 1849, and in over 150 years, soldiers and their families left behind many memories of the darker aspects of military life. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will find the stories of the Vancouver Barracks' ghostly past interesting as well as chilling. The tour starts at the west end of the Eatery at The Grant House parking lot. The approximate street address for the parking lot is 1100 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver.…

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Gwendolyn Morgan at Barnes & Noble Open Mic Night

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Fourth Plain, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Gwendolyn Morgan, Clark County's newest Poet Laureate, will be the featured poet at Barnes & Noble's monthly Open Mic Night, starting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 30 at the Barnes & Noble Vancouver, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Morgan will read from her first collection, "Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea," and second collection, "Snowy Owls, Egrets and Unexpected Graces," which interweave concerns about wildlife, inequities and healthcare. The Open Mic events always welcome audience members and offer an…

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Clark County Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Morgan at Barnes & Noble Open Mic

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Fourth Plain, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

For all those who love writing and reading....Oct. 30 is the next opportunity to read your three-minute piece to a friendly audience, or just be a part of that audience, at the monthly 7 p.m. open mic at Barnes & Noble Vancouver, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. The featured speaker will be Gwendolyn Morgan, having just completed her first month as Clark County poet laureate, and copies of her two books will be available. There will also be sales…

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November 2018

OMSI Science Pub: “Back to the Night: Why Bringing Back the Stars is Not Just for the Birds”

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St.
Portland, OR United States
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$5

Science Pub is a monthly event held in multiple locations throughout the state and is open to all ages. No scientific background is required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks and knowledge. The next Science Pub is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at  McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan, Portland. The presenter is Mary Coolidge, BirdSafe Campaign Coordinator at the Audubon Society of Portland. The cost is $5 advance purchase for guaranteed seats or $5…

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Reception for “Five Fingers” Photography Exhibit by Janis Miglavs

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Camerawork Gallery at Legacy Medical Center Lorenzen Conference Center, 301 N. Graham Street
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Free

Portland photographer Janis Miglavs presents a gallery of his "Five Fingers" photo illustrations from an 18-year project of recording stories, myths and archetypal dreams of Africa's most remote tribes. This transformational quest has impacted Miglav's worldview, religious outlook and ideas about the commonality of being human. Engage in a lively question and answer session within the slide talk. The art will be on display Nov. 3 to 30 with an artist's reception and talk from 4 to 5 p.m. on…

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Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation’s 2018 Authors & Illustrator’s Dinner with Craig Johnson, Author of “Longmire”

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hilton Vancouver, 301 West Sixth St.
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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$90

Craig Johnson, author of the bestselling Walt Longmire mystery series (the basis for "Longmire," the popular hit Netflix original drama), will be the keynote speaker at Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation’s annual Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction. Proceeds from the fundraiser help underwrite various public library programs in southwest Washington. Johnson’s books have won multiple awards, including the Wyoming Historical Association’s Book of the Year, the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award, the Mountains and Plains Book of…

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Ann Tweedy at Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic

November 8 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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free

The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night features poet Ann Tweedy, author of "The Body's Alphabet," at Angst Gallery on Nov. 8. Nibbles and beverages courtesy of Niche Wine Bar. Open mic sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. and closes at 7 p.m. Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic is LGBTQ+ friendly and uncensored. For more information, contact Christopher Luna at christopherjluna@gmail.com or 360-910-1066.

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Lunch & Learn at Touchmark at Fairway Village

November 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 8, 2018

Touchmark at Fairway Village, 2911 S.E. Village Loop
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Touchmark at Fairway Village is hosting a three-part Lunch & Learn series on the second Thursday of each month with professional organizer and downsizing expert, Elaine Kresta. Learn how to eliminate the stress of downsizing and experience the freedom you are seeking. During this first informative and practical session, you will: • Develop a move plan • Learn to start small and be strategic • Learn to sort and prioritize • Envision your new space • Develop a dream team…

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Portland Book Festival at the Portland Art Museum

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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$15

The Portland Book Festival is coming to the Portland Art Museum on Saturday, Nov. 10, featuring more than 100 authors presenting onstage events and pop-up readings throughout the museum and in adjacent locations in the South Park Blocks. The festival welcomes readers (and future readers) of all ages. The 2018 lineup includes Mac Barnett, H. W. Brands, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Tom Hanks, Lauren Groff, Abbi Jacobson, Rachel Kushner, Ada Limón, Terese Marie Mailhot, Marissa Meyer, Eileen Myles, Tommy Orange, Gregory Pardlo,…

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Powell’s Books presents Pete Souza, Former Chief Official White House Photographer for Barack Obama

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St.
Portland, OR United States
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$40

Powell's Books will present a special evening with photographer Pete Souza, the former chief official White House photographer for President Obama. He'll be at Revolution Hall, 1300 Stark St. in Portland, at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. Since Souza left the White House in 2017, he has posted photographs from the Obama years on his personal Instagram account. Souza’s following on Instagram has since grown to nearly two million people. Souza’s new book, "Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents," is…

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OMSI Science Pub: “Distant Worlds: Exoplanets, Their Stars, and the History and Future of Earth”

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$5

Science Pub is a monthly event held in multiple locations throughout the state and is open to all ages. No scientific background is required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks and knowledge. The next Science Pub is Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Empirical Theater at OMSI. The cost is $5 advance purchase for guaranteed seats or $5 suggested donation at the door.

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