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Voices from the Past
VoicesVoices from the Past presents lecturers and performers addressing topics of interest to the community. Admission to all Voices from the Past programs is free and available to everyone. This year, spend an hour with history-bring your lunch and join us at the museum for brown bag lectures. Soft drinks and water will be available. Doors open at 11:30AM for conversation and lunch; the program begins at noon.

 

March 14, 2012 (Wednesday) New Land, North of the Columbia. This program offers an illustrated travelogue of New Landthe history of Washington Territory and State, using Lorraine McConaghy's new book New Land, North of the Columbia (which features items from the Yakima Valley Museum) as its basis. The research project for New Land involved more than a year of travel throughout Washington State, from Walla Walla to Bellingham, Kelso to Newport, visiting public and university libraries, historical society archives, and federal, state, county, and municipal archives. The result is this documentary history of the place we call "Washington," from 1853 to the present day. This presentation is sponsored by Humanities Washington through their state-wide Speakers Bureau.
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March 15, 2012 (Thursday)
St. Patrick's Day Prelude
An evening of Irish food and song! Following a St. Patrick's Day supper, vocalist Molly McLaughlin will join Anne Schilperoort on piano for a selection of Irish songs. Wearing of the green is optional.
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Tangletown Trio, originally scheduled for January 19, has been rescheduld to April 5. For more information about the Diversions series, and to buy tickets visit our website
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