Tiny Plastic Debris in Puget Sound at Eastside Science Café

University of Washington environmental scientist Julie Masura will discuss how researchers at the Center for Urban Waters are working on creating methods to capture and measure the amount of tiny plastic particles, called microplastics, found in the ocean environment, from the deeper waters to the surface and beach.

Transforming Agriculture and Environment with Biochar at Tacoma Science Cafe

With speaker Jerry Whitfield, PhD; Director of Technology Development, BioEnergy Systems LLC.

Biochar: charcoal’s eco-friendly alter ego. Not only can it improve soil quality, it can also permanently lock away carbon dioxide that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere. Come hear about the grand potential of this humble-looking substance at the March Tacoma Science Café.

Make Your Charitable Giving Wishes Come True

There are almost as many variations on ways to support organizations doing work you care deeply about as there are needs to be met. You can make your charitable wishes and the dreams you have for your loved ones and the causes you care about come true through charitable gift planning. We invite you to learn more about the types of gifts that are best for your situation--during your lifetime, and through your estate -- to the benefit of family and philanthropy.

The Discovery of Insulin at Queen Anne Science Café

The Discovery of Insulin: Lifting the Death Sentence of Diabetes with Thea Cooper, co-author of Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle.

Sneak Preview: Freedom Riders

In commemoration of Black History Month, MOHAI and KCTS 9 invite you to a special sneak preview of American Experience: Freedom Riders, a film that documents the controversial journey of over 400 Americans who, in 1961, traveled into the Deep South to deliberately violate Jim Crow laws and uproot racism. This film premieres on PBS in May 2011.

Sneak Preview: Freedom Riders

In commemoration of Black History Month, MOHAI and KCTS 9 invite you to a special sneak preview of "Freedom Riders," a film that documents the controversial journey of over 400 Americans who, in 1961, traveled into the Deep South to deliberately violate Jim Crow laws and uproot racism. This film premieres on PBS in May 2011.

Community Cinema Screening: Bhutto—Seattle

Join KCTS 9 and Community Cinema for a free, exclusive pre-screening of Bhutto at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle.

Youth Film Happy Hour

In an effort to encourage and inspire a future generation of filmmakers, KCTS 9 joins MOHAI, SIFF and NWFF for a networking event on Saturday, February 26. Ask the panel of experts about advice on launching a career in film! Enjoy complimentary food, drinks and music as you mingle with other youth filmmakers, watch short film screenings and learn about upcoming projects you can take part in, including MOHAI's History Is____ film competition. A number of seasoned film professionals will also be in attendance, offering expert advice about launching a career in film.

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