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October 2019

The Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Meeting

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Battle Ground Community Center 912 NE Main Street, Battle Ground, WA 98604, 912 NE Main Street
Battle Ground, WA 98604 United States
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Dale Deatherage will present “Using Historical Legal Documents to Find your Ancestors.” The group regularly meets the third Thursday of most months at the Battle Ground Community Center, at 12:30 p.m. Call Pepper Kim, 360-901-0176.

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History on Tap presents Campfire Tales: The Haunting History of Clark County

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$15 – $18

Clark County Historical Museum will conclude its 2019 History on Tap program at the Kiggins Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 17, with “Campfire Tales: The Haunting History of Clark County.” Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. Presented by local historians Pat Jollota, Brad Richardson, and Jeff Davis, this talk will explore the modern folklore of Clark County through historical interpretations, personal stories, folktales, and various haunting accounts drawn from Jollota’s book, “Darkness Next Door.” The…

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Powell’s Books presents Sean Penn

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd.
Beaverton, OR United States
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Powell's Books presents Academy Award-winning actor, filmmaker, and bestselling author Sean Penn at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at  Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton. Academy Award-winning actor, filmmaker, and bestselling author Sean Penn’s Bob Honey Sings Jimmy Crack Corn—the madcap follow-up to his debut novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, which was hailed by authors as diverse as Salman Rushdie, Jane Smiley, and Paul Theroux—explores the deepest recesses of American politics and culture. Bob…

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Bat Facts at the Camas Public Library

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Learn fascinating "Bat Facts" at the Camas Public Library, presented by Ellen Wilson of Columbia Springs, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. All ages are welcome. You'll learn: What is myth and what is fact? How bats help humans Safety around bats What is the Washington State bat? Examine a real bat skeleton

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Korean Storytime

October 21 @ 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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Mindfulness Meeting: Mindful Communication

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 2019

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

Learn more about the practice of mindfulness at the weekly Mindfulness Meeting, where the focus is on mindful communication. The workshop meets on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Each week, the instructor focuses on a topic that helps attendees locate deeper values. Here's the schedule of upcoming topics: Oct. 9: Communicating With Yourself Oct. 16: Mindful Listening Oct. 23: Practicing Kind Speech    

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Context & Conversation: Puccini, Madama Butterfly, and Honoring Tradition

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton Opera Center, 211 SE Caruthers St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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free

Join Portland Opera in welcoming special guest speakers Dr. Kunio Hara (Associate Professor of Music History at the University of South Carolina) and Dr. Laura Mueller (Portland Japanese Garden) for an evening of insights and conversation, in preparation for the opening of Madama Butterfly. The program, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Hampton Opera Center, 211 S.E. Caruthers St., Portland, followed by a question and discussion…

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Suksdorfia Chapter of Washington Native Plant Society Open House

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Clark College Native Plant Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way (Greenhouse off Reserve)
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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Attend the Suksdorfia Chapter of Washington Native Plant Society Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Clark College Native Plant Center. The open house includes tours of the Clark College Native Plant Center, a blowout sale of native plants, a chance to meet WNPS president and local chapter members. Enjoy snacks and drinks and learn about WNPS membership, and learn how to identify and find native plants in our area.

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Korean Storytime

October 28 @ 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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Allison Cobb Featured Poet at Barnes & Noble Open Mic Night

October 29 @ 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

Oct. 29 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 Blvd., Vancouver. Allison Cobb is the featured poet this time, reading from her book "Green-Wood," described as “a gorgeous, subtle, idiosyncratic gem” by the New York Times. The book is a cultural biography of New York's famous…

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East & West: A Special Evening of Song with Portland Opera

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave
Portland , 97205
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Join Portland Opera for a unique musical program, featuring guest artists and members of the Madama Butterfly company. The selections will explore the influence and musical cross-pollination between the East and the West. The evening will include an aria from "An American Dream," a contemporary chamber opera that reflects on the experiences of WWII-era Japanese Americans who were persecuted and imprisoned by the United States government. The program will be held 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Whitsell…

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November 2019

Korean Storytime

November 4 @ 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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Simply Write: A Writer’s Support Group

November 9 @ 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

November 11 @ 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

November 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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Oregon Zoo Pub Talks

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 13, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on March 25, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on April 8, 2020 at 5:30pm

Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road
Portland, OR United States
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$15

The Oregon Zoo Pub Talks series, presented by the Oregon Zoo Foundation, offers a chance to hear from conservation experts in a casual setting. Each month a conservation, animal-care or wildlife-science professional will share their knowledge and experience saving animals across the planet, from the Tanzanian savanna to the forests of Borneo to the coastal wetlands of the Pacific Northwest. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at oregonzoo.org/talks. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with seasonal food and beverages available for…

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Story Explorers Book Club

November 13 @ 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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WSU Vancouver Cultural Arts and Equity Hip-Hop Series

November 14 @ 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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Lilla Lit presents “Brave”

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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A literary reading featuring five intrepid Oregon authors: Rebecca Clarren, Michelle Du Barry, John Larrison, Natalie Serber, and Leni Zumas. Please join us in the Fireside Room of the Manor House on. $10 suggested donation at the door; proceeds benefit Leach Botanical Garden, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. For more information, visit www.lillalit.com or email series coordinators at lillaliterary@gmail.com.

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Korean Storytime

November 18 @ 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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