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September 2019

Lecture at Leach Botanical Garden: “Mutualism, deception, and self defense: the complex dance of co-evolution in insects and plants”

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$15

Attend a lecture at Leach Botanical Garden from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, "Mutualism, deception, and self defense: the complex dance of co-evolution in insects and plants," with Celeste Searles Mazzacano, PhD. Learn about some of the fascinating and intricate ways in which plants and insects have evolved to affect each other’s traits and behaviors, including defensive arms races, attraction to sweet rewards, and trickery and death traps. From sex and reproduction to some of their elaborate…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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Forever Young Book Group

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 19, 2019

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

The Forever Young Book Group is a monthly book group at Camas Public Library for adults who love to read teen books.

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Korean Storytime

September 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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Vegetables, Beans and Soups – “You Can!” Food Preservation

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn the basics of pressure canning vegetables, beans and soups, how to select a pressure canner, why it is used and its safe use. Learn the correct preparation for freezing vegetables, beans and soups, broths and packaging. Also covered is the proper storage of your canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To…

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Open Mic at Barnes & Noble features Judith Barrington

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, Vancouver Plaza, 7700 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Sept. 24 is the next opportunity for you to read your three-minute piece of writing 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. Judith Barrington is the featured poet this time, reading from "Long Love: New and Selected Poems." In traditional or looser forms, she explores subjects such as being a lesbian, horses, the ocean, memory, love, grief, aging, disability,…

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WSU Vancouver Cultural Arts and Equity Hip-Hop Series

September 25 @ 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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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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Korean Storytime

September 30 @ 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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October 2019

Preserving Meat, Fish, Poultry; Making Jerky– “You Can!” Food Preservation

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$20.00

Learn the basics of pressure canning meats, why you use a pressure canner and how to use it safely. Also covered are how to properly package meat, fish and poultry for the freezer and freezing methods, how to safely make meat jerky, how to properly store you canned and frozen goods, shelf life and more. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the…

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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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Literary Sci-Fi Author Event at Vintage Books

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Vintage Books, 6613 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

Vintage Books, 6613 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, invites local sci-fi fans to attend a literary sci-fi event at 2 p.m. Oct. 6. The event is free and all ages are welcome. Authors Fonda Lee, Curtis Chen and Mike Chen will lead an hour-long discussion, answering questions and signing their books. Lee is an author of science fiction and fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her fantasy trilogy, the Green Bone Saga, begins with "Jade City," which won the 2018…

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Korean Storytime

October 7 @ 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

October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Story Explorers Book Club

October 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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Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

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Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

October 12 @ 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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Korean Storytime

October 14 @ 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
+ Google Map

Korean Storytime, every Monday. Stories. music, movement, and fun. Everyone is welcome.

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Story Explorers Book Club

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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Bestselling Author Zadie Smith at Revolution Hall

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St.
Portland, OR United States
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$37

Powell's Books presents Zadie Smith, bestselling author of "White Teeth" and "Swing Time," at Portland's Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St., at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most critically respected and popular writers of her generation. Theaward-winning author of five novels and two essay collections, Smith was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2002, and was listed as one of Granta's 20 Best Young British Novelists in 2003…

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