2012 Concerts Events

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Spinney Brothers

February 26 at 2pm
Bluegrass Concert

From Nova Scotia on international tour, Spinney Brothers intertwine traditional, southern-flavored bluegrass with fresh sound and original material. For more information on the artists, visit www.spinneybrothers.com.
Tickets: $15

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John Nilsen

March 3 at 7pm
Piano Concert

John Nilsen—musician and songwriter—performs his original instrumental jazz, classical, folk, and rock. He tours internationally and has recorded fourteen albums, which have sold nearly one million copies. For information on the artist, visit www.johnnilsen.com.
Tickets: $10

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Gracie Hansen : A Part of Morton’s Colorful Past

March 11 at 2pm
A two-way “talk about” with biographer Don Horn

Gracie Hansen got things done! From her launch of Morton’s PTA Follies and her Paradise Pavilion at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, Gracie’s razzle-dazzle carried her through a successful show-business career. Biographer Don Horn and others share photos and stories.
Admission by donation

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “At Mount St. Helens the Unimaginable Happens”

April 12, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Todd Cullings, Assistant Visitor Center Director

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “An Update on Lewis County”

April 19, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Lee Grose, Lewis County Commissioner

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1st Annual Rain Festival

April 22 at 2pm
Festival

Large screen sing-alongs, special music, dancers and fashions—all about rain! Taste mud puddle cookies and win a prize for the best decorated umbrella. Let’s celebrate rain!
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors & children

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Health & Happiness through Lifestyle Change”

April 26, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Diane Hurley, RN & Certified Health Coach

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Changed by the Himalayas”

May 3, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Steve Caskey

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “The Art of Photography”

May 10, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Tom Kogut, Wildlife Biologist & Nature Photographer

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Peace Corps – Ecuador”

May 17, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Andrea Durham, Peace Corps Alumni

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Gifford Pinchot Task Force Topics & Highlights”

May 24, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Bob Dingethal, Gifford Pinchot Task Force

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “The Politics of Food”

May 31, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Jody Kline, Registered Dietician

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Cuba – Culture, People and Change”

June 7, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Barb Selis

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Cowgirl’s Dream

June 10th at 7pm
Country Concert

Kick up your heels with the internationally touring band Cowgirl’s Dream. Performing together for fifteen years, they have recorded nine albums as a duo, and three albums as founding members of “The Madrones” and “The Fabulous Filucies.” The original songs performed by the band have a folk or folk-rock sound, often with an American country music influence. They are known for their “occupationally correct” songs dealing with life in Alaska and northwestern Canada. The audience will be invited to dance, so wear your dancin’ shoes! For more information on Cowgirl’s Dream, visit sknebel.com.

Tickets: $15 adults, $5 students 21 and younger

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Mark Phillips & IIIrd Generation Bluegrass Band

July 26 at 6pm at the Tiller Arts Center
Bluegrass Concert

This talented group of award-winning musicians is on national tour from Oklahoma. The band performs hard-driving, traditional bluegrass and bluegrass-gospel music. For more information on the artist, visit www.thirdgenerationbluegrassband.com.
Tickets at door: Adults $15; Students 21 & younger $5

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “The Politics of Food”

Oct. 26, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Suzanne Nichols

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Jim Aasen & Shiloh Sharrard

October 27 at 7 p.m.
Country Western concert

Jim Aasen has been singing and playing guitar since age 14 and enjoys preserving our western heritage with songs from the ‘30’s to the ‘60’s. Shiloh is 20 years old and has performed at more than 400 events including the Puyallup Fair. Her main country influence is Dolly Parton. View her website at shilohsmusic.com, and see her on YouTube. Event poster

Tickets at door $15. Students $5. Tickets available: (360) 496-0542, or purchase online.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Decoding Food Labels and Packaging”

Nov. 1, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Jody Kline

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Backyard Habitats: Attracting and Living with Wildlife”

Nov. 8, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot

November 14th at 7:00 p.m.
Movie Screening by Gifford Pinchot National Forest

The Pinchot Institute for Conservation recently completed this new 55-minute movie highlighting Gifford Pinchot and the conservation/utilitarian ethic he championed. His ethic provides a guiding principle in all Forest Service management activities to this day. Be one of the first to view this movie before it is released nation-wide. Local communities around the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Mt. Hood National Forest will be hosting these free, fun and informative screening events. For more information, visit www.pinchotlegacy.org.

Download the flyer. Admission by donation

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Chehalis Indian Stories of the Hazel Pete Family”

Nov. 15, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Curtis DuPois

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “Exploring the Wilderness of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest”

Nov. 29, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Andrea Durham

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Tania Opland & Mike Freeman

December 4th at 7:00 p.m.
Dessert Bar starts at 6:30 p.m.
Anglo-Alaskan Acoustic World Music Duo

With their melodic vocals, varied and unusual strings, plus excellent percussion, this talented duo delights audiences with their vast multicultural repertoire. For more information, visit opland-freeman.com.

Tickets: $15 adults, $5 students

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Photo: The East County Journal

Festival of Trees

December 5 – December 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Christmas Tree Silent Auction – Benefits the Barbara Clevenger Johnson Gallery

Experience the magic as you bid on your favorite tree or wreath, creatively decorated by local merchants, organizations, and individuals.

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Lyceum Lecture Series: “East Greenland: Geography, Climate, History”

Dec. 6, 12-12:50pm
Speaker: Dr. Mark Hansen

Centralia College’s Lyceum series presents topics based on a theme designated by Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of the Two Year College.

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Christmas in the Mountains

Saturday, December 8, 2:00-8:30 p.m.

Celebrate the beauty and excitement of the season in Morton. Christmas in the Mountains features community-wide events including bazaars, festival of trees, a living nativity and caroling hayrides delivering Christmas cheer all over town! The Roxy Theater will be sponsoring a free holiday movie showing. Time and movie selection TBA.

Free admission