March 1, 2012 in Washington Voices

In Brief: Documentary film, discussion tonight

 

Documentary film, discussion tonight

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University Libraries, the EWU Department of Education and Eastern Reading Council will have a screening and panel discussion of the documentary “Race to Nowhere” at EWU’s JFK Library tonight, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The film will address issues regarding educational achievement, such as what should education in the United States be and what are the current assumptions held by families, educators, experts and policymakers regarding how to effectively prepare the youth of America in becoming the leaders of tomorrow?

Admission is free and open to the public. Information: email Nadean Meyer at nmeyer@ewu.edu or Darcy Bradley at dbradley@ewu.edu.

SustainableWorks plans open house

HILLYARD – SustainableWorks, 5315 N. Market St., will have an open house today, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

The event will give visitors an opportunity learn about the organization, meet their staff and volunteers and tour their new home. Light appetizers and beverages will be served.

Information: (509) 443-3471 or email luke.tolley@sustainable works.com.

Let lentils guide artist in child

PULLMAN – The Pullman Chamber of Commerce is seeking an artist for the National Lentil Festival children’s coloring contest.

Artwork of your favorite legume for the 2012 coloring contest must be submitted to Pullman’s Chamber of Commerce by March 9. Information: (509) 334-3565 or email director@lentilfest.com.


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