Upcoming Events for Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Updated: 5 hours 58 min ago
Order up on poetry! There will be a poetry slam judged by Katharine Whitcomb, Lion Rock visiting writer and CWU professor, from 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 25 at Brooklyn Pizza, 716 E. University Way, sponsored by the Inklings Creative Writing club. Twenty percent of proceeds from food sales between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. will go to the Inklings club. The event is free and open to the public but content may not be suitable for young children.
Black athletes, determination, ice. When first-time director Damon Kwame Mason screened his documentary film ?Soul on Ice? at the 2015 Edmonton International Film Festival, he walked away with an impressive People?s Choice Award. Now, it?s time to show the film to the masses, and Mason is doing just that by bringing his film to Central Washington University for a free screening on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Theatre. Dr. Keith Champagne, associate dean for Student Development, will provide opening remarks for the film along with Mason, who will also take questions immediately following the screening. This event is sponsored by: Campus Activities, Campus Life, Africana Studies and the Museum of Culture and Environment
The CWU Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will host Tea at 3, an engaging and interactive speaker series at CWU. Attendees of the free speaking event will have the opportunity to hear from CWU faculty, staff and community members as they share stories of their personal journeys to their current places in life. On Thursday, Jan 21, attendees can join Dr. Gary Bartlett, CWU professor of philosophy and religious studies, in the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit at 3 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. Dr. Bartlett is originally from Invercargill, New Zealand, and has undergraduate degrees in philosophy and psychology from the University of Otago. In 2006, he received a Ph.D. in philosophy at Rutgers University. His primary research is in philosophy of the mind and psychology. Bartlett has noted a recent interest in philosophy for children, too.
In remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the impact of his life and work, the CWU and Ellensburg communities are invited to join together for a peace march and annual MLK celebration on Thursday, Jan. 14. Students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community are welcome to gather in the SURC Pit at 3:30 p.m. for refreshments and the beginning of the peace march. The march will continue throughout campus and finish in the SURC Theatre at 4 p.m. where the participants will hear a message from Dr. Michael Harrod, associate professor of Sociology, as well as enjoy student, choir and spoken word performances. Join us in remembrance of Dr. King, one of the greatest figures of the civil rights movement.
Memebership Drive Bagna Caulda Opent to the public
I Have a Dream Fundraiser Dinner