Let’s Talk


 Let’s Talk Series

Open to the public

“Let’s Talk” events features lunchtime speakers from our community on subjects of interest to you. No registration necessary — just drop in and learn about the topic of the day

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Let’s Talk

10 African American Women Heroes since 1950

Dr. Wilson Reed

Youth Room

Monday, April 8, 2019

12:15-1:00

Wilson Reed

African American Women have shaped the political and cultural landscape of our society as musicians, civil rights leaders, educators, and community organizers.

Find out how the following familiar and not so familiar women shaped our history: Shirley Chisholm, Ella Fitzgerald, Dorothy Height, Alma Adams, Marion Anderson, Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin , Fannie Lou Hamer, Anne Moody, and Katherine G Johnson.

Dr Wilson Reed, African American retired professor from Seattle University, will whet your appetite regarding the contributions of these strong and amazing women.



Let’s Talk

5 Things You Should Know About Home Sharing

Judy Wright

Youth Room

Monday, April 15, 2019

12:15-1:00

Judith Wright

Although an array of housing options are available within the Seattle area, you might want to consider whether Home Sharing is a viable option for you!  Judy Wright  interviewed people who have considered this alternative and will discuss 5 important factors you should consider before venturing into such an arrangement.

Judy Wright, is  a free-lance author, and previous marketing director of a Continuing Care Retirement Community.    Join her for this most interesting topic and interactive talk.


Travel Without A Passport

Learn About Cuisine and Culture Through Eating

Nancy Leson

Youth Room

Monday, April 22, 2019

12:25-1:00

nancy leson

KNKX food commentator and former Seattle Times restaurant critic and columnist Nancy Leson can make a dozen bagels, from scratch, in an hour. Give her another hour and she’ll show you how to whip up a big batch of Chinese jiao-zi — dumpling wrappers included. She adores raw oysters, insists a great restaurant meal is worth a high tariff and buys her kitchenware at Goodwill.