Rivers from Mt. Rainier to Puget Sound at Tacoma Science Cafe

 
Chris Magirl, Ph.D., U.S. Geological Survey
 
Rivers draining from Mt. Rainier support salmon and people. However, they also carry heavy loads of sediment that fill the channels and increase flood risk. At the November Tacoma Science Café, join the U.S. Geological Survey’s Chris Magirl, Ph.D., to discuss the causes of floods and approaches to reduce the threats of flooding in our communities. Download the PDF flyer.
 

Science on Ice: Modern Polar Expeditions at Eastside Science Cafe

Chris Linder, Chris Linder Photography and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
 

History Cafe: Port of Seattle

One hundred years ago, Washington State took back its urban harbors from the private railroads, marking the beginning of a unique system of public ports in our state. Today, Washington has over 75 public port districts, including one of the biggest, the Port of Seattle, which ushered Seattle into the Jet Age with the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Come hear author Kit Oldham and historian Jennifer Ott talk about our unique system of ports, their effects on our landscape, our waterfront, and our economy and share your own stories in the process.

History Cafe: Elections

Join us for a conversation about election and voting history in Washington State.

Community Screening: Presumed Guilty

Join KCTS 9 Vme and the Seattle Latino Film Festival for a free screening of Presumed Guilty. Special guest Dr. Luis Gonzalez Placencia, President of the Mexico City Human Rights Commission, will be present for a discussion following the film. This screening is presented as part of the 2012 Seattle Latino Film Festival.

RSVP to Vme@KCTS9.org.

An Evening with Ken Burns

Spend an evening with legendary PBS documentarian Ken Burns. Preview portions of The Dust Bowl, followed by a conversation with the filmmaker. Advance tickets are $7 before fees.

A Survival Guide for Personal Representatives and Successor Trustees

When the question to serve as a Personal Representative or Successor Trustee is asked, the initial reply is often “I’d be honored,” but what exactly does acceptance entail?

As Goes Janesville Community Cinema Vashon Screening

As Goes Janesville is a documentary by Brad Lichtenstein about a town, the loss of their GM plant and a civil war that split Wisconsin. 

America's middle class is dwindling, and the debate over how to save it is nowhere fiercer than in the normally tranquil state of Wisconsin. In Janesville, as jobs disappear and families are streteched to their breaking points, citizens, and politicians are embroiled in an ideological battle about how to turn things around.

As Goes Janesville Community Cinema Bellingham Screening

As Goes Janesville is a documentary by Brad Lichtenstein about a town, the loss of their GM plant and a civil war that split Wisconsin. 

America's middle class is dwindling, and the debate over how to save it is nowhere fiercer than in the normally tranquil state of Wisconsin. In Janesville, as jobs disappear and families are streteched to their breaking points, citizens, and politicians are embroiled in an ideological battle about how to turn things around.

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