Calendar of Online Events and Activities

During the COVID-19 pandemic it is imperative that we maintain social distancing, but that doesn’t mean everything has stopped. Numerous Puget Sound organizations are offering online virtual events and video classes. We encourage you to join in!

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Jun
15
Mon
KCLS Online Program: One Book, One Summer, One Redmond @ KCLS Online
Jun 15 – Oct 2 all-day
KCLS Online Program: One Book, One Summer, One Redmond @ KCLS Online |  |  |

“The Lines that Make Us: Stories from Nathan’s Bus” by Nathan Vass

This summer Nathan will preview his book by releasing seven of his favorite chapters on his website and, when the library reopens, you will also have access to print copies of the book.
Engage in sharing your own unique stories! Twice monthly you will be encouraged to read a chapter, perform a community based “challenge” and share on social media using the hashtag #RedmondReads
Please register at kcls.org and view the chapters and topics for each week.

Aug
3
Mon
OLLI-UW Course: How Birds Live @ Online
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – Aug 31 @ 11:30 am
OLLI-UW Course: How Birds Live @ Online |  |  |

Description: Birds are all around us, but do you really know what they’re up to? If you’ve ever wondered about the birds who enrich our daily lives with their beauty, this is the class for you. After this class, you’ll never look at birds the same way again. There are five sessions, each with a different theme:
• How birds evolved
• How birds fly
• How birds forage
• How birds breed
• How birds migrate
Course Dates: Mondays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Aug
12
Wed
OLLI-UW Course: “Understanding” the Stock Market @ Online
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm
OLLI-UW Course: "Understanding" the Stock Market @ Online |  |  |

The goal of this class is to familiarize attendees with the basics of how investments work and how to keep up with what is happening in the economy and the market. Attendees are assumed to have some familiarity with basic financial concepts.

A few of the topics covered include:
1. History of investing and financial markets, including past performance, seasonal factors, phases of the business cycle, etc.
2. Different kinds of investments: stocks, bonds, real estate, exchange-traded funds
3. Different classes of risk including diversification and other risk management techniques
4. The role of interest rates, the Federal Reserve, the value of the dollar, etc

Instructor: Dan Whitney is a Trilogy resident and lifetime individual investor who has experienced the ups and downs of the market since 1969. He comes from a family with long involvement in the world of money and has lots of stories to tell. For 40 years he was a teacher and researcher at the university level in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, product development and management. He has a Bachelor’s degree in literature and history and a PhD in engineering.

Dan is not a registered stock broker or investment advisor and will not give investment advice. The word Understanding in the title is in quotes because no one understands the stock market. All one can do is observe, study, anticipate, respond, and have an iron stomach.
Course Dates: Wednesdays, August 12, 19, 26, September 2
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Aug
14
Fri
KCLS Online Program: Wisdom Café-Purposeful Living @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm
KCLS Online Program: Wisdom Café-Purposeful Living @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

For older adults.
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.
Wisdom Cafes invite groups of older adults to engage in intentional dialogues led by trained facilitators. Participants engage with others, are motivated to try new things and are inspired by sharing life experiences.
To register, please contact Katharine from the Issaquah Senior Center, 425.392.2381.  

Aug
17
Mon
KCLS Online Program: Becoming Washington – Who Came to the Northwest and Why? @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am
KCLS Online Program: Becoming Washington - Who Came to the Northwest and Why? @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

For adults.
Presented by Janice Lovelace, PhD.
What conditions existed for your ancestors to leave their homes and make a journey to the Pacific Northwest? Learn about the factors for immigration and settlement in mid-19th to the mid-20th centuries.
Please register at kcls.org.

KCLS Online Program: Small Business Counseling-Navigating COVID-19 @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
KCLS Online Program: Small Business Counseling-Navigating COVID-19 @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

For adults.
One-on-one counseling with a SCORE mentor to help you with your startup or assist with your existing business including navigating COVID-19. SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a nonprofit organization supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). 
Register online for a virtual one-hour session that will be conducted over the phone or computer.
A SCORE Counselor will email you about your meeting preferences.

Aug
18
Tue
KCLS Online Program: Greener Living-Become a Super Sorter @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm
KCLS Online Program: Greener Living-Become a Super Sorter @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

For adults and children ages 7 and older
Are you unsure where items go when you are done with them? Recycle? Compost? Garbage? Special handling? This class will cover City of Bellevue specific sorting for pick up at home, as well as items that are prohibited from garbage and how to handle them. Find out where your items go after they leave your home. We will share the best ways to get rid of items you no longer want including tips for reuse, donation, and disposal. Learn how to safely dispose of bulky items, hazardous materials, electronics and medicines.
Please register at kcls.org.

KCLS Online Program: Issaquah Book Club @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 18 @ 6:30 pm
KCLS Online Program: Issaquah Book Club @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

KCLS Online Program: Issaquah Book Club
My Beloved World by S. Sotomayor
For adults. 
Please register at kcls.org.

Aug
19
Wed
KCLS Online Program: Finding Women’s Records in the Courthouse @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm
KCLS Online Program: Finding Women's Records in the Courthouse @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

For adults.
Presented by Janice Lovelace, PhD.
Until the 20th century, women were often “lost” in records. Learn what you can expect to find from land records, court proceedings, probate documents and other records at the courthouse.
Please register at kcls.org.

KCLS Online Program: Savory Pies and Tarts @ KCLS Online Program
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
KCLS Online Program: Savory Pies and Tarts @ KCLS Online Program |  |  |

For teens and adults.
Join pastry chef Laurie Pfalzer for an informative class on making pies and tarts the savory way. Laurie will demonstrate a classic, all-butter pie crust that is flaky and flavorful. Then she will show you how to create hand pies and rustic tarts with the best-of-the-season vegetables and optional meat. These pies and tarts are a perfect outlet for your summer garden bursting with vegetables and herbs, and all year long.
Please register at kcls.org.