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March 2019

A Thousand Thanks – the Gift of Sadako and Her Cranes – Auburn Library

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S
Auburn,WA98002United States
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Sadako, a Japanese girl stricken with leukemia because of the bombing of Hiroshima, follows the tradition of folding a thousand paper cranes in order to be granted a wish. her story is told with a mixture of magic and song. Presented by Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma. A paper crane folding workshop will follow the performance.

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Are Salmon Doomed – Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon – Fairwood Library

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave SE
Renton,WA98058United States
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Salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest, but they are in trouble. With warming oceans, environmental degradation and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Explore the history, science and story of this cherished Northwest icon.

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The Magic Teakettle Puppet Show – Kent Library

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent Library, 212 2nd Avenue N
Kent,WA98032United States
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In this Japanese folktale, an old teakettle belonging to a peddler woman transforms into a Tanuki, a raccoon-like animal found in Japan. She takes care of the Tanuki, only to discover he's a magical spirit who will bring her good fortune and luck. For ages 3 and older. Presented by Thistle Theatre.

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Kent Panther Lake Library Opening

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Kent Panther Lake Library, 20514 108th Avenue SE
Kent,WA98031United States
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KCLS invites you and your friends and family to celebrate the opening of the new Kent Panther Lake Library! Ribbon cutting ceremony begins at 9:30 AM - library opens at 10 AM.

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The Magic Teakettle Puppet Show – Renton Highlands Library

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Renton Highlands Library, 2801 NE 10th Street
Renton,WA98056United States
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In this Japanese folktale, an old teakettle belonging to a peddler woman transforms into a Tanuki, a raccoon-like animal found in Japan. She takes care of the Tanuki, only to discover he's a magical spirit who will bring her good fortune and luck. For ages 3 and older. Presented by Thistle Theatre.

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Explore Europe on Foot – Fairwood Library

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave SE
Renton,WA98058United States
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Make planning a hiking vacation a breeze - discover the countless rewards this type of vacation provides - the time to admire the tidiness of a village farm, soak in the rugged alpine view from a rocky perch, and absorb a country through the smells of its landscape and encounters with locals. Presented by author Cassandra Overby.

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Prisoners Without Trial – Federal Way Library

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S
Federal Way,WA98003United States
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Join former Bay Area Broadcaster John Jensen as he outlines the events leading up to and culminating in the forced relocation and incarceration of between 110,000 and 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry in concentration camps in the western interior of the country, most of whom lived on the Paci c coast. Through newly released documents, archival lm and personal stories you’ll see and hear of an injustice perpetrated on a group of mostly fellow American citizens. Sponsored by the Friends…

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A Thousand Thanks – the Gift of Sadako and Her Cranes – Enumclaw Library

March 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st Street
Enumclaw,WA98022United States
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Sadako, a Japanese girl stricken with leukemia because of the bombing of Hiroshima, follows the tradition of folding a thousand paper cranes in order to be granted a wish. her story is told with a mixture of magic and song. Presented by Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma. A paper crane folding workshop will follow the performance.

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The Magic Teakettle Puppet Show – Federal Way 320th Library

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Federal Way 320th Library, 848 S. 320th Street
Federal Way,WAUnited States
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In this Japanese folktale, an old teakettle belonging to a peddler woman transforms into a Tanuki, a raccoon-like animal found in Japan. She takes care of the Tanuki, only to discover he's a magical spirit who will bring her good fortune and luck. For ages 3 and older. Presented by Thistle Theatre.

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May 2019

Three Identical Strangers – Des Moines Library

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Des Moines Library, 21620 11th Avenue S
Des Moines,WA98198United States
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Screening of this hour and a half long documentary aboutL this amazing true story.

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