Events in Kitsap County

Local Literature

Featured this Spring

Gemini by Carol Cassella


Join our Book Group!

Read Gemini, a medical mystery, love story and exploration of family set in the Pacific Northwest, as it follows a Seattle doctor's battle to save an unidentified car-accident victim and the moral dilemmas that arise in an age of medical miracles.

Discuss the novel with guest speakers and topic experts, then meet the author on the final evening.
Learn more about Carol Cassella here.

Dates & Times: Four Thursday-evening meetings
6 – 7:30 p.m. April 9, 16, 23 and 4 – 6:30 p.m. April 30

Location: Olympic College Poulsbo – Room TBD

Cost: $25, includes Carol's Author Presentation

Author Presentations – open to the community

carol cassellaBook Group registration is not required to attend an Author Presentation.
Registration is available online by Visa or MasterCard. Cash/check only at the door.

"Where Do We Go From Here?" by Carol Cassella

Join us for a conversation with national best-selling author and practicing physician, Carol Cassella, on the moral and medical dilemmas faced at the end of life.

Date & Time: Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Olympic College Poulsbo – Room TBD
Cost: $10

Western Lecture Series

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


Tuesday, March 10
6 p.m.
WWU Center at OC Poulsbo, Room 219

Free to attend

The Necessity of Gender Studies: Why We Need Women’s History Month

Explore how women have influenced history, culture, literature,science, and more with Dr. Douglas’ discussion on Gender Studies and its pivotal role as a discipline in exploring women’s accomplishments and the significance of gender globally.


Dr. Erin Douglas – Professor of English Literature and Women’s Studies from Miami University whose scholarship is in twentieth-century British literature, media studies, and gender and sexuality studies. Her recent scholarly publications include Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus in Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, as well as Virginia Woolf's "Slater's Pins Have No Points" and Orlando in Miscellany.

Thursday, March 19
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
WWU Center at OC Poulsbo, Room 219

Free to attend

Native Plants in Restoration: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned

Discover how human impact on the environment has altered food supply, nutrient cycles, and water movement with Dr. Jenise Bauman, who will focus on management options available based on the change in our ecosystem and the resources required to restore native plants in natural systems.


Dr. Jenise Bauman – Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at WWU in Poulsbo whose research couples planting methods with molecular techniques to better understand seedling establishment in disturbed soils.

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