The Problem of Independence – Moving Toward InterdependenceMost Americans are steeped in the importance of being independent. Yet we know that from birth to death, we have different levels of independence. What kind of independence do you have or want?
Rise and Shine
Looking forward to each day relates to living fully. What gets you up every day? What would get you up with enthusiasm and a sense of purpose? We’ll discuss how to infuse our days with the elements that rouse us.
Open to general public.
Registration not required.
Make the Yuletide gay with Three Dollar Bill Cinema and AUNTIE MAME. One night only! Festive attire and costumes encouraged for this highly anticipated holiday tradition. As Auntie Mame herself says, “Don’t tarry, or you shall be late!” The soiree begins with sparkling beverages, delightful bites, entertainment, and photo opportunities galore. Local celebrity Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse will host the evening and perform a special number before the film.
Advance purchases are strongly recommended.
Join astrophysicist Anand Thirumalai in The Henry Skyspace to explore how stars are born, evolve, and die. At this indoor/outdoor lecture hosted in The Henry Art Gallery’s Skyspace, Light Reign, he’ll describe the process of stellar ignition and how stars evolve into the fascinating objects that we see in the night skies.
The Washington State Historical Society’s 22nd Annual Model Train Festival chugs into town December 22, 2017 and is open through January 1, 2018. The state’s largest permanent model train layout is always featured at the museum, operated by Puget Sound Model Railroad Engineers; the Model Train Festival brings other railroad clubs from around Puget Sound to share their amazingly detailed layouts. Visitors can travel among the many displays, watch dozens of tiny engines rolling across trestles and through tunnels, talk with the operators, and make their own train creations in the TNT Activity Room.
The Academy for Lifelong Learning invites you to a preview of ALL’s spring and summer programming, an event that features a brief overview of courses taught by expert faculty and a variety of leisure excursions.