Events

Paddling the Green River

Tuesday, Nov. 13 | 6:30 p.m.  

Resource Room

The Green River wanders through geological time periods, through the stunning Stillwater Canyon and the ruins of the Ancient Pueblo Peoples as it winds its way through Canyonlands National Park in Utah. This past summer, 13 scouts from local Boy Scout Troop 4100 splashed, hiked, and canoed through 50 miles of this amazing terrain. Come along with local Life Scout Douglas McPeak as he guides you through his experiences on this paddle of a lifetime.


2019 Medicare Options

Wednesday, Nov. 14 | 10:30 a.m. 

Resource Room

Licensed insurance agent Robert Nixon will help you understand Medicare and how it works and your options.This informative and educational seminar is intended for anyone currently eligible or approaching eligibility for Medicare.This event is for educational purposes only and no plan-specific benefits or details will be shared.

Tree Spirituality 

Thursday, Nov. 15 | 6:30 p.m.  

Resource Room

Discover the spirituality and myths of trees. Take a walk down tree avenues and learn how they are impacted by current activities around the world. Leave with a new understanding of these beautiful beings with whom we share the planet. Author DJ MacPherson will give an introduction to trees, humans, and the realm they share, as viewed in her book, “Tree Spirituality”.

Holiday Music at MVCL

Cantible

Monday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Cantible is an ensemble of auditioned vocalists gathered from the Skagit Valley area that performs concerts of sacred and secular works. Their music genres range from classic to contemporary, and from sacred to folk music.


Slavic Youth Choir

Monday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of traditional Russian and Ukrainian Christmas songs performed by the Slavic Gospel Church Youth Choir.


Campbell Road

Monday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Campbell Road is a Celtic band that mixes traditional Irish pub music with Scottish political rants, old English ballads, American bluegrass tunes, and the occasional Galician, Breton or Swedish influence.


Book Club

"Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

Thursday, November 8 | 12:30 p.m. | Conference Room

Summary:Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford, loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken.
Genre: Historical Fiction


"Killing and Dying" by Adrian Tomine

Thursday, December 13 | 12:30 p.m. | Conference Room

Summary: Killing and Dying is a stunning showcase of the possibilities of the graphic novel medium and a wry exploration of loss, creative ambition, identity, and family dynamics. With this work, Adrian Tomine (Shortcomings, Scenes from an Impending Marriage) reaffirms his place not only as one of the most significant creators of contemporary comics but as one of the great voices of modern American literature.
Genre: Graphic Novel 

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