Events in Poulsbo

Local Literature

Coming January 2015 with author Nancy Pearl

Description

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is sponsoring a new kind of book group.  Each quarter, the group will meet for four sessions to discuss a book written by a Northwest author followed by a discussion with the author and a public event featuring the author.

Our first author will be Nancy Pearl, author, librarian and radio commentator.  Nancy wrote BOOK LUST in 2003, followed by a series of related books about books.  Watch Poulsbo Events website and the next issue of The OC VIEW for details and registration information.

The book group will begin January 27th and continue weekly through February 17th and will cost $25 for the series. Registration will open in October.

Nancy Pearl will also be speaking at North Kitsap Middle School Auditorium on February 17th. Tickets for this event will be $10 each and will be available in October.

For information, call Kathy Johnson (360) 394-2733 or Kathy.johnson@wwu.edu

Western Lecture Series

All lectures in the fall are free and open to the public.
RSVP recommended, but not required to attend a Lecture Event.

Tuesday, September 23
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Island Lake Community Center
Free to attend
RSVP

Sustainable Business:  Greening Watson Office Furniture

Watson Furniture’s vice-president of sales, Steve Hayes, will speak about his company’s evolution.  Watson Furniture is an award winning local manufacturing firm recognized for its demonstrated commitment to sustainable manufacturing processes.  The company can serve as a model for others who wonder whether making the transition to sustainability will help them or hurt them.

Speaker

Steve Hayes


Thursday, October 9
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bainbridge Library, Room to be announced
Free to attend
RSVP

10 Reasons to Come to a Poetry Talk

Mary Cornish, award-winning Poet and faculty member at Western Washington University will talk about her poetry, the art and practice of writing and reading poetry, and address the issue of whether poetry is still relevant in today’s world.

Speaker

Mary Cornish


Thursday, October 23
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Poulsbo Library, Room to be announced
Free to attend
RSVP

The Creative Process

Artist and wildlife biologist Eileen Sorg will talk about the creative process and how a creative approach is applicable to many facets of our lives, regardless of occupation or pursuit.

Speaker

Eileen Sorg


Saturday, November 15
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WWU Center at OC Poulsbo, Room to be announced
Free to attend
RSVP

Poulsbo’s Fish Park:  A Habitat Restoration Success Story

Tom Nordlie, the driving force behind the creation and development of Poulsbo’s Fish Park, will present on the restoration of Dogfish Creek where it meets Liberty Bay and the impact it has had on the Salmon run as well as plans for park expansion.  Jenise Bauman, Western Washington University Peninsulas Environmental Science faculty will talk about a collaboration that will have Western students working on restoration and research projects in the park.

Speaker

Tom Nordlie and Jenise Bauman


Wednesday, December 3
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Poulsbo Library, room TBA
Free to attend
RSVP

The Intersection of Economics and Community

Minister and Economist Tom Thresher will explore how economic theory answers our basic existential questions and propose that it offers the new theology for Western society, with economists as its priests.

Speaker

Tom Thresher

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