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7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Terry Woods - Accidental Travels of a Single Woman

August 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Entertaining and often humorous vignettes culled from the author's travel diary. Woods winds her way through Canada, the United States, and Europe, encountering thought-provoking people along the way, including the doctor who created the abortion pill, a well-known painter, and a famous pianist.

Five years after moving to Las Vegas, Woods decided she was allergic to the intense summer heat.  Leaving the city every summer, she discovered the benefits of an affordable travel club and European home exchanges.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Nancy Blakey - By The Shore

August 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Celebrate the wild beauty of the Northwest Coast

Learn how to catch and cook seasonal seafood, including recipes that can be prepared over a driftwood fire, enjoy beach activities for adults and kids, learn the basics of water sports including kayaking and paddleboarding, and get ideas for outdoor adventure opportunities and travel itineraries from paddle camping to beach hikes to road trips. Nancy Blakey's By the Shore also includes wildlife ID guides and guides to seasonal natural events like meteor showers, the solstice, and oceanside festivals.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Amy Bhatt - High-Tech Housewives

August 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

 

Tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft promote the free flow of data worldwide, while relying on foreign temporary IT workers to build, deliver, and support their products. However, even as IT companies use technology and commerce to transcend national barriers, their transnational employees face significant migration and visa constraints. In this revealing ethnography, Amy Bhatt shines a spotlight on Indian IT migrants and their struggles to navigate career paths, citizenship, and belonging as they move between South Asia and the United States.