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Special Events — September 2017

Signature gathering for Initiative 940

Every day in Sept. See story p.7

To help, contact Leslie Cushman,
360-280-0087 Sponsor: De-Escalate WA

Enter into Stillness

Every Friday from 10 am to 7 pm (See p. 13) Brigid’s Well, 1604 Union Ave SE, Olympia.

Strengthen loving vision and transformative practices

Selena Kilmoyer – k.selena@gmail.com

Community Workshop on Nonviolent Communication

Wednesday Sept 6, 5:30-7:30 pm

OUUC, 2315 Division St. NW

Authenticity in communication, increased understanding, deepening connection and conflict resolution. Free with pre-registration: 360-956-1155 Presented by Liv Monroe

Closing the Hunger Gap: From Charity to Solidarity

Tues-Wed, Sept 12-13.

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center

Next steps in the movement to end hunger. More info at https://thehungergap.org/2017-conference/

Host: Northwest Harvest & CTHG National Network.

Thurston County Candidate forum with Q&A

Thursday Sept, 14, 7-9 pm

Traditions Fair Trade Café, 5th & Water SW, Olympia

Candidates: Port of Olympia: Bill Fishburn, Gigi McClure, Bill McGregor, E.J.Zita.

Olympia: Max Brown, Jim Cooper, Clark Gilman, Allen Miller, Lisa Parshley, Renata Rollins. Lacey: Michael Steadman.

Sponsor: Thurston Climate Action Team, info@thurstonclimateaction.org

“Birds of Costa Rica” slide show

Thursday Sept 14, 7 pm

Temple Beth Hatfiloh, 201 8th Ave SE.

Sam Merrill describes habitat and species of Costa Rica birds

Sponsor: Black Hills Audubon Society (BHAS) msg ph 360-352-7299

Annual BHAS Celebration of Birds and Nature

Sept 15 – 17, Edmonds, WA

Steve Shunk “How woodpeckers can save the world”

7:30 pm in the Edmonds Plaza Rm

Speakers, walks, field trips, exhibits, educational activities.

BHAS msg ph 360-352-7299

“Nonviolent Grassroots Organizing” series

Tuesday, Sept 19 & 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24. 10-11:30 am

Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia Street NW

Learn to effectively organize at the grassroots level. Cost: $62 to Sr. Center members; $68 general public

Info:  Glen Anderson 360-491-9093

Building the Affordable City

Wednesday, Sept 20, 7-9 pm

Rainier Arts Center (Near Columbia City Light Rail)

Leading voices on urbanism, Kim-Mai Cutler of San Francisco and Daniel Kay Hertz of Chicago discuss their cities’ struggles and successes with growth with insights for Seattle. Free with RSVP thru Evenbrite www.eventbrite.com/e/building-the-affordable-city-tickets-36763716265

Annual International Day of Peace

Thursday Sept 21/Worldwide.

Organizations (yours?) encouraged to engage and mobilize in behalf of refugees and migrants.

“Straight Outta Comptom” Race in Film Series

Thursday Sept 21, 6:30-9:30 pm

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation, 2315 Division St. NW
Free. Discussion and refreshments after the film Olympia Sponsor: Interfaith Works

INSPIRE – Women’s Business Conference

September 29, 8 am – 2 pm

SPSCC Lacey campus, 4220 6th Ave Lacey

For women who seek to overcome the business challenges and build confidence

Sponsor: Thurston Economic Development Council-register at https://fs26.formsite.com/Thurston_EDC/form13/index.html

Look for late-arrived September events on the WIP Facebook page

 

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