Community calendar for Dec. 24, 2019

Posted 12/24/19

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Community calendar for Dec. 24, 2019

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Editor’s note: Wednesday before publication is the deadline for calendar additions, which must be emailed to calendars@ptleader.com by 5 p.m. Entries submitted after that deadline will not be published in the print edition. Events costing more than $5 are ineligible for publication.

 

MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

 

Thursday, Dec. 26

“Spirit of the Yule.” 2:30 p.m. Key City Public Theatre, 419 Washington St. Tickets available by calling 360-385-5278 or visiting keycitypublictheatre.org.

Holiday Taproom Trivia. 6 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.

Jack Dwyer. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe, 21 S. Water St., Port Hadlock. Folky originals and standards.

Open Mic with Jillian. 7 p.m. The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road.

“Spirit of the Yule.” 7 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available by calling 360-385-5278 or visiting keycitypublictheatre.org.

Square dance with live band. 7-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard, 124 Center Road, Chimacum.

Friday, Dec. 27

“Escape the Arctic!” Teen escape room. 2-3:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock. Teens are invited to combat the chill of the arctic, as they work together to solve puzzles and complete this escape room challenge. Space is limited. Register online at www.jclibrary.info, or call 360-385-6544 to sign up.

Acoustic Detour. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Bread and Gravy. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Folk, soul, Americana.

Jack Dwyer. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Folky originals and standards.

Holiday Sweater Party, with the Sweater Weather String Band. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

“Mercy Falls.” 7 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available by calling 360-385-5278 or visiting keycitypublictheatre.org.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Washington Old Time Fiddlers. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

“Spirit of the Yule.” 2:30 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available by calling 360-385-5278 or visiting keycitypublictheatre.org.

Gilbert and McHagar. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Love Gangsters. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company, 330 10th St.

Barry Burnett. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Originals and standards.

Lowire. 6-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Funk, rock.

Pipia Sisters in concert. 7 p.m. Better Living Through Coffee, 100 Tyler St.

“Spirit of the Yule.” 7 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available by calling 360-385-5278 or visiting keycitypublictheatre.org.

Fox and Bones. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse, 2231 Washington St. No cover, 21+.

Sunday, Dec. 29

“Mercy Falls.” 1 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available by calling 360-385-5278 or visiting keycitypublictheatre.org.

The Speakeasy Jazz Cats. 2-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. New Orleans jazz.

Pipia Sisters in concert. 7 p.m. Better Living Through Coffee.

Cult Movie Night. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Monday, Dec. 30

Jack Dwyer Music Mondays. 5 p.m. The Keg & I. Folky originals and standards.

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar, 842 Washington St. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

“Noon Year’s Eve” dance party. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Elementary school-aged kids are invited to decorate a New Year’s countdown clock, then share refreshments, as they dance in the New Year at noon.

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Multi-genre solo guitar.

“Fishes & Wishes” New Year’s celebration. 5-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Live jazz by the Chuck Easton Trio, s’mores around a bonfire, a walk to the creek for seasonal songs with Simon de Voil, with an opportunity to cast wishing stones into the waters, and the lighting of “Fin the Salmon” will mark the close of 2019 in Chimacum.

First Night Celebration. 6-9 p.m. Jefferson Museum of Art and History, 540 Water St. Illuminated anchor raised and fireworks set off at 9 p.m. local time, midnight in New York City. Square dancing, kids’ activities, live music and karaoke for three hours leading up to “midnight.”

New Year’s Eve Wine & Wonder. 8 p.m. The Wine Seller, 1010 Water St. Wine tasting followed by Joey Pipia’s “The Magic Chamber.” Tickets available through brownpapertickets.com/event/4457505. 21+. For more information, call Pipia at 360-774-2202.

New Year’s Eve dance party with Captain Peacock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Pourhouse. No cover, 21+.

Thursday, Jan. 2

Open Mic with Jillian. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Friday, Jan. 3

Tess Teel Duo. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Torch songs and smoky standards.

Traveling Trivia on Tap. 6:30-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Titles from which trivia questions will be drawn are the book “H is for Hawk,” by Helen MacDonald, and the 2016 movie “The Eagle Huntress.” Book and movie titles change each month. For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

First Friday Story Night. 7-9 p.m. Port Townsend Friends Meeting House, 1841 Sheridan St. Featured teller Barbara Fankhauser of Portland presents “Trolls: Reality, Myth or Cultural Icons?” Sponsored by the Quimper Storytelling Guild. Story swap follows. Admission by donation. For more information, call 360-316-9600 or email QuimperStoryGuild@gmail.com.

Comedy by guest artist Claire Porter, dance by Port Townsend’s Bill Evans and Don Halquist. 7:30 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available through 360-385-5278 or keycitypublictheatre.org.

Saturday, Jan. 4

Comedy by guest artist Claire Porter, dance by Port Townsend’s Bill Evans and Don Halquist. 3 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Tickets available through 360-385-5278 or keycitypublictheatre.org.

Sing, Sing, Swing. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

In Droves, Two Ton Anchor, Trashfecta. 8 p.m. The Keg & I.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Cult Movie Night. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Friday, Jan. 10

Badd Dog Blues. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Saturday, Jan. 11

Spin Glos. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Monthly Sunday Story Craft Story Swap. 2-4:30 p.m. Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St.

Bread & Gravy Duo. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Friday, Jan. 17

Lost in the Shuffle. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Saturday, Jan. 18

Mike Klinger Jazz Trio. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Sunday, Jan. 19

Sunday Jazz with Tess Teel. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Torch songs and smoky standards.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Third Tuesdays Trivia at the Taproom. 7-9 p.m. The Keg & I.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Tony Flags Trio. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Friday, Jan. 24

Tess Teel Duo. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Torch songs and smoky standards.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Joel Gibson Jr. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Retrofiers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Friday, Jan. 31

Kristin Myers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Brinnon Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 6:30 p.m. Brinnon Community Church, 52 Church Drive.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St.

Monday, Dec. 30

Port Townsend Women In Black: Silent, peaceful vigil. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Corner of Adams and Water streets.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve Wildlife Cruise. 1-4 p.m. Puget Sound Express at Point Hudson Marina. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/PTMSC-NewYearsEveCruise2019.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Teddy Bear Hike in Cappy’s Woods and Trails. 10 a.m. Meet in Port Townsend, at the south end of Willamette Street, where it ends at an access point to Cappy’s Trails. The 16th Annual Teddy Bear Hike will be led by Fred Weinmann and will welcome its hikers to the New Year by walking through the wilderness within the Quimper wildlife corridor. Duration and distance will be one to two hours and one to three miles, depending on the weather. Contact Weinmann at 360-379-0986 or fweinmann@cablespeed.com for more information. Advance signup is not required. Teddy bears are optional.

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

First Day Hikes at Fort Worden. 1-3 p.m. Meet at USO Building parking lot, next to Taps at the Guardhouse, near the main entrance of Fort Worden State Park, which is co-hosting a choice of three guided hikes and one self-guided hike with the Friends of Fort Worden. The self-guided hike will be along family-friendly roads winding up and around Artillery Hill, with docents providing information at several stations along the way. A Fort Worden Park ranger will lead a history hike, while another park ranger will guide a hike about habitat in urban areas. The third guided hike will be to Fort Worden’s major viewpoints. The hike trails have moderate slopes, and the expected duration of all the hikes is about two hours at an easy pace. Free warm beverages and light snacks provided at the starting point. Visitors are encouraged to bring water and wear weather-appropriate attire and footwear.

Monday, Jan. 6

North Olympic Peninsula Third Annual Farming Film Festival. 6-8 p.m. Jefferson County Library. This year’s film series will introduce you to farmers in India, France, California, the Southeastern states of America and Maine. “The Biggest Little Farm,” follows a couple as they work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. A discussion period follows at the end of each film. Admission is free. The series runs Mondays from January through February. For a full film schedule, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Monday, Jan. 13

North Olympic Peninsula Third Annual Farming Film Festival. 6-8 p.m. Jefferson County Library. “After Winter, Spring,” is a study of French farmers as they ask whether this will be the last generation of family farmers in a region continuously cultivated for more than 5,000 years? A discussion period follows at the end of each film. Admission is free. The series runs Mondays from January through February. For a full film schedule, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Monday, Jan. 20

MLK Day Weed Pull. Noon. Port Townsend Marine Science Center Museum. Join PTMSC for its eighth annual Martin Luther King Day of Service. This year, volunteers will be pulling invasive European Dune Grass from the beaches of Fort Worden. Some tools will be provided, but organizers encourage you to bring your own spading fork or shovel, and wear sturdy gloves. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP encouraged. Contact Mandi Johnson at 360-385-5582, ext. 116, or mjohnson@ptmsc.org.

Monday, Jan. 27

North Olympic Peninsula Third Annual Farming Film Festival. 6-8 p.m. Jefferson County Library. “Grow Food,” follows a new farmer who knows nothing about growing food, and who doesn’t have any land. A discussion period follows at the end of each film. Admission is free. The series runs Mondays from January through February. For a full film schedule, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

 

GROUPS AND CLUBS

 

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Breast cancer support. 5:15-7 p.m. Third floor, Oncology reception, Jefferson Healthcare.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Ongoing grief support group. 3-4:30 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Home Health & Hospice, 2500 W. Sims Way. No registration required. For more information, call 360-385-2200, ext. 4615.

Thursday, Dec. 26

Parkinson’s support group. 3-4:30 p.m. Dirksen Room, Jefferson Healthcare.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Dec. 27

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Overregulation. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Admiralty Audubon Birding. 8:30-11:30 a.m. North Beach and Chinese Gardens. Meet at the North Beach parking lot. Birders will walk around the Chinese Gardens lagoon before conducting a sea-watch at North Beach. Organizers expect to see seabirds, passerines in mixed flocks, and wintering waterfowl. Contact trip leader Monica Fletcher at 360-379-3136 or monicaflet@gmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way, between Port Hadlock and Port Ludlow, in the Gypsy Cabin. Not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Breast cancer support. 5:15-7 p.m. Third floor, Oncology reception, Jefferson Healthcare.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Admiralty Audubon Birding. 9:30 a.m. Irondale Beach Park. Join the sixth annual New Year’s Day walk. Bring your binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras to view winter migrant seabirds, shorebirds, and local birding habitat species. Dress warmly with gloves, hats and hiking shoes. From Irondale Road, turn onto Fourth Avenue. At the three-way stop sign, turn right onto Moore Street, following it down to the parking lot. Contact trip leader Paula Vanderheul at 360-379-8564 or pvanderheul@gmail.com.

Thursday, Jan. 2

Read to Rover. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Jan. 3

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. 10-11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Justice. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Jan. 4

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. Not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Jan. 6

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Port Townsend Ferry Advisory Committee. 1-2:30 p.m. Jefferson County Courthouse, first floor conference room. Open public meeting to hear comments, questions and concerns about Washington State Ferries.

Thursday, Jan. 9

Rotary Club of East Jefferson County: Walking the Camino de Santiago Trail in Spain. Noon-1 p.m. Old Alcohol Plant Restaurant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. Rotary Club member T.J. Plastow and her daughter, Rian, will recount the 44 days and 520 miles they walked on the Camino de Santiago, one of the world’s great walks. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Camino is a network of pilgrims’ ways leading to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great, in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, in northwestern Spain. Many follow its routes as a form of spiritual path, or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts, and organized tour groups. The Plastows spent a year studying the trail before traversing it on foot from the late summer through the early autumn of 2019. They will discuss their preparations, the trail itself, where they stayed and and the people they met along the way. An optional cafeteria-style lunch of soup, salad and sandwich is available starting at 11:30 a.m. Guests are welcome.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Book Discussion @ Your Library. 6:15-7:45 p.m. Jefferson County Library. This month’s book is “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. All are welcome to sign up for the monthly book discussion, held the second Thursday of each month. Signups are required, and copies of the book will be loaned by the library when you sign up. Participants are asked to read the entire book before the scheduled session.

Friday, Jan. 10

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. 10-11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Seattle freeze. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Jan. 11

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. Not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Jan. 13

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Jan. 17

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. 10-11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Nature versus nurture. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Jan. 18

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. Not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Jan. 20

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Jan. 24

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. 10-11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Faith. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. Not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Jan. 27

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Mothersong. 2-3 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Jan. 31

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. 10-11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Progressive. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center, 1230 W. Sims Way. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Thursday, Dec. 26

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Dance with Parkinson’s. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Therapeutic yoga. 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Friday, Dec. 27

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Balfolk international dance lessons. 7-9:30 p.m. Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. Learn to dance bourrees, polskas, waltzes, polkas, zwiefacher, Schottisches and more. The first hour will be Balkan dances such as lesnotos, pravos and coceks. No partner needed. Live local band. Bring a snack to share. $5 admission.

Tony Petrillo and the Roundabouts’ nightclub two-step workshop. 7-10:30 p.m. Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. Petrillo’s music is smooth and jazzy in the classic dance tradition, perfect for foxtrot, swing and waltzes. His lead singing and guitar is accompanied by Kurt Festinger on saxophone, George Radebaugh on keyboard, Tom Svornich playing percussion and Dirk Anderson on bass. Discovery Dance and friends are dressing up a bit for the holiday season. For more information, visit discoverydance.org.

Monday, Dec. 30

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Monday, Jan. 6

“Feel Good, Do Good” yoga benefit for Port Townsend Ballet. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Madrona MindBody Institute, Building 310, Fort Worden State Park. Port Townsend Ballet is a nonprofit classical ballet school for all ages and income levels. Antonia Schifino and Renee Klein will teach this all-level, by-donation class. Beginners are welcome, yoga mats and props are available, and donations of any amount are accepted. “Feel Good, Do Good” yoga benefits are held the first Monday of each month to support a different community nonprofit. Call 360-344-4475 or visit www.FeelGoodDoGood.org for more information.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Tech Tuesday: Apps for New Year’s Resolutions. 3-4 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Tech Tuesday: Drop-In Assistance. 4-6 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part one of four: America’s Cold Civil War. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. American University professor Joyce Francis delivers an overview of recent data and research into the country’s deep political divide. This program is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Adult Learning Programs. For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Future of Oceans series lecture: Recent changes in large whale occurrence and threats in Washington, by senior research biologist John Calambokidis. 3 p.m. Fort Worden Chapel. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/PTMSC-Lecture-Jan2020.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Tech Tuesday class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks. 3-4 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

New volunteer information session. 4-5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Marine Science Center Museum classroom. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/PTMSC-VolunteerSession2020.

Tech Tuesday: Drop-In Assistance. 4-6 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part two of four: Roe v. Wade. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Criminal appellate attorney Pete Gartlan discusses the history and possible future of abortion rights under the federal Constitution. This program is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Adult Learning Programs. For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part three of four: Do Social Democracies Work? 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Presenter Ken Ing, a scholar on European social policy, will talk about Europe’s social spending policies, and how their success could be a lesson for the United States. This program is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Adult Learning Programs. For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part four of four: Clearcutting Bretton Woods. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. American University professor Joyce Francis reviews the dismantling of the liberal international order, and its implications for global security. This program is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Adult Learning Programs. For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

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