Flavors of the IRC: From Syria to Seattle
It's been four years since war erupted in Syria, and groups like the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have been doing critical work helping refugees—including right here in Seattle.
GenT, the IRC's young professionals group, is hosting a fundraiser event to help hundreds of refugees rebuild their lives. Complete with music, networking, a raffle, and refreshments, Thursday evening's event provides a chance to get invovlved and meet community members who are already working to make a difference.
Flavors of the IRC: From Syria to Seattle, Thu, Apr 9, 6pm, Impact Hub Seattle, 220 Second Ave S, $50
Check out the trailer and learn about Gomperts's story. And be sure to catch the discussion featuring NARAL Pro-Choice Washington's Eileen Pollet, and Planned Parenthood Northwest's Halei Watkins and Dian Bushley after the screening.
Meaningful Movies Presents: 'Vessel,' Fri, Apr 10, 7pm, Wallingford Meaningful Movies, 5019 Keystone Pl N, Donation-based admission
Advance Notice for April 15
Schein explores Suratt's affiliations with the Confederate government, as well as his two-year-long run from the law, which spanned the entire globe. Schein's nuanced take on the Lincoln assassination is one that history buffs won't want to miss.
Book reading: 'John Surratt: The Lincoln Assassin Who Got Away,' Wed, Apr 15, 7pm, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Free
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