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December 2019

Oregon Historical Society’s Holiday Cheer Book Sale & Signing

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oregon Historical Society and History Museum, 1200 S.W. Park Ave.
Portland, OR United States
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free, books available to purchase

Support a local holiday tradition at the Oregon Historical Society’s 52nd annual Holiday Cheer, a festive book sale & literary celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at the museum, 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland.Meet 80 authors and make a dent in your holiday shopping by picking up the perfect personalized gift. Admission is free to both the book sale and to visit museum exhibits. This year, some of the Pacific Northwest’s most noted authors will be in the…

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Historic Trusts hosts “Sisters of Providence: A Pilgrimage of Service and Dedication”

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fort Vancouver Watfront Park, 111 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

The Historic Trust is hosting a pilgrimage over time and place recreating the arrival of the Sisters of Providence in Vancouver. A two mile walk “in their footsteps” marks the historical moments in their journey that changed the face of the Pacific Northwest. Participants will travel on foot from the wharf area at Fort Vancouver Waterfront Park to Fort Vancouver to the site of the St. James Mission and the Sisters’ first building through the U.S. Army barracks to the…

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Friends and Foundation of the Camas Library Winter Book Sale

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on December 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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$1 – $2

Just in time for your holiday shopping, the Friends and Foundation of the Camas Library (FFCL) will host its winter book sale Wednesday, Dec. 4, through Monday, Dec. 9, except Dec. 8, when the library is normally closed. The sale will take place in the upstairs meeting rooms at the Camas Public Library, at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. in downtown Camas. Prices are $2 each for hardcover books, and $1 each for paperback and children’s books. There’s also a separate…

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Korean Storytime

December 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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Story Explorers Book Club

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Story Explorers Book Club For 2nd-3rd graders with an adult. Every 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m., September 2019 to May 2020. Sign out a copy of the book before the meeting. You both read the book. You both come to the meeting, and then keep your copy of the book forever, free! you also get snacks and do an activity. Contact the Library for titles.

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Science on Tap Portland: Planning for Cascadia Earthquakes

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$15

Via Productions' next Science on Tap at Portland's Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., Portland, will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 10, with doors opening at 7 p.m. to purchase drinks, hand pies, pizza rolls, baked treats and snacks. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $8 students (minors under 21 with parent/guardian only). The Pacific Northwest is due for a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and a magnitude 9 Cascadia earthquake and tsunami would likely produce an unprecedented catastrophe…

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Mindfulness Workshop: “Living Mindfully — Mindful Eating”

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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free

Come to the Camas Public Library from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for an introductory workshop about mindfulness. Each week, the group focuses on a topic that helps locate attendees' deeper values. This week's topic is mindful eating. Beginners to the practice of mindfulness are welcome.

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Story Explorers Book Club

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Story Explorers Book Club For 2nd-3rd graders with an adult. Every 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m., September 2019 to May 2020. Sign out a copy of the book before the meeting. You both read the book. You both come to the meeting, and then keep your copy of the book forever, free! you also get snacks and do an activity. Contact the Library for titles.

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Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Featuring Darryl Foto at Angst Gallery

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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$5

The next Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic Night, featuring Darryl Foto, is at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at Angst Gallery, 1015 Main St., Vancouver. Open mic sign ups begin at 6:30 p.m. and close at 7 p.m. There is a $5 suggested donation to attend, although no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Food and drinks will be provided by Niche Wine Bar. Foto is a spoken word artist residing in Ellensburg and the author of "Of the…

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Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Snacks provided.

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Culture, Cookies, and Crafts at the Camas Library

December 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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No Cost to Attend.

Adults and teens are invited to attend "Culture, Cookies, and Crafts" at the Camas Public Library Dec. 14 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Bring one to two dozen of your favorite family holiday treats, along with 12 copies of the recipe. Swap treats, family stories and cultural traditions, and made a craft to take home. Beverages will be provided.

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Korean Storytime

December 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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Korean Storytime

December 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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Korean Storytime

December 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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January 2020

Korean Storytime

January 6, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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Science on Tap at the Kiggins: “What’s in Your Snowpack? Snow, Water and Crowdsourcing Science”

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$5 – $10

Science on Tap is a monthly science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. The next Science on Tap at the Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver is Wednesday, Jan. 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. to purchase beer, wine, soda, pizza, popcorn and other snacks in the lobby before the presentation starts at 7 p.m. The cost is $9 in advance or $10 at the door. The cost is $5 for students.…

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Korean Storytime

January 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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Story Explorers Book Club

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Free

Story Explorers Book Club For 2nd-3rd graders with an adult. Every 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m., September 2019 to May 2020. Sign out a copy of the book before the meeting. You both read the book. You both come to the meeting, and then keep your copy of the book forever, free! you also get snacks and do an activity. Contact the Library for titles.

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Korean Storytime

January 20, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until May 25, 2020

Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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WSU Vancouver Cultural Arts and Equity Hip-Hop Series

January 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on October 9, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on November 14, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on January 22, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on March 25, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on April 24, 2020 at 4:00pm

WSU Vancouver, Dengerink Administration Building, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686 United States
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free

Washington State University Vancouver is hosting Cultural Arts and Equity Hip-Hop Series designed to broaden the community’s understanding of how cultural arts through hip-hop can cultivate an inclusive campus community that centers the success of historically underserved students. Events will take place in Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110 from 4 to 6 p.m. The eight-part series continues through the academic year, featuring workshops, talks and performances with local and global activists, scholars and artists. Events are free and open to…

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