Let’s Talk

“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. Open to the public

Let Talk Series

Dr. Wilson Reed

10 African American Women Heroes since 1950

Monday, April 8, 2019


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.

“Travel Without A Passport”

Learn About Cuisine and Culture Through Eating

Nancy Leson

Youth Room

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.