Undamming the Elwha screening & discussion

Join KCTS 9 and EarthFix for a screening of Undamming the Elwha followed by a discussion with the filmmakers, Katie Campbell and Michael Werner. The removal of two hydroelectric dams on the Elwha River in Olympic National Park is the largest dam removal project ever attempted in the United States. Explore the hidden story of the dams, the extensive removal project and whether it will restore the Elwha to its original state.

Planning for Retirement Seminar

Is retirement something you look forward to or something you dread?
 
Whether you are currently retired or planning for the future, you are cordially invited to a free seminar on retirement planning to help answer retirement questions such as: How much do I need? Where will the money come from? What can I expect from my portfolio? How do IRAs and other qualified plans fit in? How can I achieve both my financial and my philanthropic goals?
 

Mass Extinctions and Evolution at Queen Anne Science Cafe

Just like the catastrophic event that ended the reign of dinosaurs, the survival, dominance, and evolution of species have changed throughout Earth’s history. At the April Queen Anne Science Café, join UW’s Peter Ward, Ph.D., to explore how mass extinctions in the past have shaped present life on our planet, and how such events might affect our future. Download the flyer (PDF)
 

Breaking the Rules of Inheritance for Disease at Eastside Science Café

We know that the genes we inherit from our parents influence our physical appearance and risk of certain diseases. However, recent discoveries show that we can inherit other molecules besides DNA that affect disease risk. At the March Eastside Science Café, join the Institute for Systems Biology’s Joseph Nadeau, Ph.D., to explore the unexpected ways that our ancestor’s genetics and environment affect us across generations. Download the flyer (PDF)
 

"I'm not Les" Screening Event

Join us for a screening and discussion of the KCTS 9 Original documentary, I'm not Les, a powerful and moving story about one Northwest woman's lifelong search to find her true identity.
 
For nearly 70 years, Sherri hid herself from the world. Everyone knew her as Les, a welder, a husband and a father. She was a biological male, but her physical gender didn’t match the way she felt about who she was.

Concussions in Sports at Queen Anne Science Café

A current and concerning topic, sports concussions are brain injuries affecting athletes in nearly every sport, from professionals and adults to students and kids. At the March Queen Anne Science Café, join UW Medicine’s Stanley Herring, M.D., to explore the causes, symptoms, effects, and recovery from this common sports injury that can have dramatic consequences. How do we keep athletes of all ages safe? Download the flyer (PDF)
 

Revolutions in Time, Culture & the Cosmos with Adam Frank

*Update: as of 2/16 at 1:30 pm - This event is full and we are no longer taking RSVPs but encourage you to take part in the live-stream and participate in the discussion during the event.* If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please email tsteele@KCTS9.org.
 

Sex in the Sea at Tacoma Science Café

Peter Wimberger, Ph.D., Professor, Biology Department, University of Puget Sound
 

Daisy Bates at Community Cinema Seattle

Join KCTS 9 and Community Cinema for a free, exclusive pre-screening of Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle.
 

Historic Menus at History Café

What can restaurant menus tell us about social history? How has the way we cook and eat changed over time? The Seattle Public Library will share examples from their collection of historic Seattle menus.
 

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