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February 2018

Lauren Danner at Vault Books & Brew

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vault Books & Brew, 20 Cowlitz St W
Castle Rock, WA 98611
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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Candace Wellman at Liberty Bay Books in Poulsbo

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Liberty Bay Books – Poulsbo, 18881 D Front Street NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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Lauren Danner at Peninsula Wilderness Club

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peninsula Wilderness Club, Meets at the VFW hall at 9981 Central Valley Road
Bremerton, WA 98311
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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Candace Wellman at Edmonds Bookshop

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Edmonds Bookshop, 111 5th Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
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Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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March 2018

Kit Bakke at the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Annual Conference

March 3
Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1109 United States
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Kit Bakke, author of Protest on Trial: The Seattle 7 Conspiracy will speak at the 2018 Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference. The conference theme, “From Armistice to Amazon: A Century of Transformations,” addresses the profound changes this region has experienced between 1918 and 2018. The conference is free. For more information, contact pacificnwhistoriansguild@gmail.com. The Pacific Northwest Historians Guild brings together scholars concerned with the study and dissemination of regional history. Founded in November 1980, the Guild fosters teaching and appreciation of Northwest…

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Candace Wellman at Browsers Bookshop – CANCELLED

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Browsers Bookshop, 107 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98501
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CANCELLED - Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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Lauren Danner at Great Old Broads for Wilderness

March 20

Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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Lauren Danner at Inklings Bookshop

March 28
Inklings Bookshop, 5629 Summitview Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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Kit Bakke at Third Place Books – Seward Park

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Third Place Books – Seward Park, 5041 Wilson Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
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After a 1970 protest at Seattle’s downtown federal building turned violent, authorities arrested seven Seattle Liberation Front members–including a University of Washington professor and students. They faced federal conspiracy and intent to riot indictments, but the real issue was Americans’ freedom to organize and protest. Kit Bakke, author of Protest on Trial: The Seattle 7 Conspiracy, will discuss the chaotic trial, surprising tactics used by the FBI and judicial system, what it meant for the young activists, and why it still…

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April 2018

Kit Bakke at Café Louvre (with Andrea Dunlop)

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Café Louvre, 210 5th Ave S
Edmonds, WA 98020
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After a 1970 protest at Seattle’s downtown federal building turned violent, authorities arrested seven Seattle Liberation Front members–including a University of Washington professor and students. They faced federal conspiracy and intent to riot indictments, but the real issue was Americans’ freedom to organize and protest. Kit Bakke, author of Protest on Trial: The Seattle 7 Conspiracy, will discuss the chaotic trial, surprising tactics used by the FBI and judicial system, what it meant for the young activists, and why it still…

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