EVENTS

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Summer Institute

August 16, 2024
Arbutus Folk School, 705 4th Ave E, Olympia

Learn how to lead a community-based oral history project in your classroom or community. Participants grow skills in project development, archival research methods, oral history interviewing, audio recording, and ethical best practices for documenting community and family histories. This offering is ideal for middle and high school teachers, librarians, professionals working in arts and culture fields, or anyone interested in facilitating an ethical, community-based research project using oral history methods.

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SAVE THE DATE - Gleaning Wisdom from Our Neighbors: Storytelling Circle

August 29, 2024
Burfoot Park, Meadow Shelter, 6927 Boston Harbor Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506

We have rescheduled our annual gathering for the evening of Thursday, August 29th. After having to postpone our May gathering, we're excited to celebrate our community engagement this past year with our dearest friends at a storytelling circle event.

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Subscriber Drive: Summer 2024

August 31, 2024
https://us.commitchange.com/washington/olympia/window-seat-media/campaigns/friends-of-community-storytelling-program

This summer, we’re campaigning for new subscribers to join our Friends of Community Storytelling program. Setting up a recurring donation is an easy way to support the community-based oral history and storytelling programming you love. This year, we have some cool incentives for current and new subscribers. Become a Friend of Community Storytelling today!

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September Creativity Salon

September 10, 2024
"TLC" The Liberation Collective at YWCA Friendship Hall, 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Do you wish your creative process wasn't isolated from other artists and ideas? Do you feel unsupported, uninspired, or artistically unmotivated, especially since the pandemic? Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Produced in collaboration with The Liberation Collective.

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October Creativity Salon

October 8, 2024
"TLC" The Liberation Collective at YWCA Friendship Hall, 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Do you wish your creative process wasn't isolated from other artists and ideas? Do you feel unsupported, uninspired, or artistically unmotivated, especially since the pandemic? Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Produced in collaboration with The Liberation Collective.

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November Creativity Salon

November 12, 2024
"TLC" The Liberation Collective at YWCA Friendship Hall, 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Do you wish your creative process wasn't isolated from other artists and ideas? Do you feel unsupported, uninspired, or artistically unmotivated, especially since the pandemic? Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Produced in collaboration with The Liberation Collective.

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December Creativity Salon

December 10, 2024
"TLC" The Liberation Collective at YWCA Friendship Hall, 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Do you wish your creative process wasn't isolated from other artists and ideas? Do you feel unsupported, uninspired, or artistically unmotivated, especially since the pandemic? Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Produced in collaboration with The Liberation Collective.

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