Archived TSO Calendar (2020)

Archived TSO Calendar (2020)


January, 2020

Friday, January 3
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Room 1129: Memoir Club
10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Room 1120: Politics Book Club

Friday, January 10
9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Room 1120: Constitution Club

Friday, January 17
9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Room 1129: Events Committee Meeting
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Room 1120: Curriculum Committee Meeting
1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Room 1120: Book Club: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx.
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Wednesday, January 22
3:30 to 5 p.m., Room 1120: TSO Council Meeting

Friday, January 24
9:30 to 11 a.m., Room 1120: Constitution Club
1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Room 1128: Movie Club. We love to talk movies and media. Go see any/all/none on your own time and come to talk.


February, 2020

Friday, February 7
• 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Room 1129: Memoir Club
• 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Room 1120: Politics Book Club

Friday, February 14
• 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Room 1120: Constitution Club

Friday, February 21
• 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Room 1129: Events Committee Meeting
• 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Room 1120: Curriculum Committee Meeting
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Room 1120: Book ClubThe Feather Thief by Kirk W. Johnson.
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Wednesday, February 26
• 3:30 to 5 p.m., Room 1120: TSO Council Meeting

Thursday, February 27
• 10 a.m. to noon, Room 1100: Free seminar – Get Your Writing Published

Friday, February 28
• 9:30 to 11 a.m., Room 1120: Constitution Club
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Room 1128: Movie Club. We love to talk movies and media. Go see any/all/none on your own time and come to talk. Recommend to see: The Gentlemen; The Last Full Measure; Beanpole; The Rhythm Section; Jose; Portrait of a Lady on Fire; Ordinary Love. We can also discuss the Academy Awards.


March, 2020

Wednesday, March 4
• 10 a.m. to noon, Room 1125: Free seminar – Understanding the Opioid Crisis: Keeping our Community Safe

Thursday, March 5
• 10 a.m. to noon, Room 1125: Free seminar – Do more with Google Maps on your Trip

Friday, March 6
• 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Room 1129: Memoir Club Canceled
• 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Room 1120: Politics Book Club Canceled

Friday, March 13
• 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Room 1120: Constitution Club Canceled

Friday, March 20
• 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Room 1129: Events Committee Meeting Canceled
• 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Room 1120: Curriculum Committee Meeting Canceled
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Room 1120: Book ClubMozart’s Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt. Canceled
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Wednesday, March 25
• 1:30 to 3 p.m., Room 1118: TSO Council Meeting Canceled

Friday, March 27
• 9:30 to 11 a.m., Room 1120: Constitution Club Canceled
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Room TBA: Movie Club. Canceled
We love to talk movies and media. Go see any/all/none on your own time and come to talk. Recommend to see: First Cow; Onward; Sometimes, Always, Never; The Way Back; My Spy; The Hunt.


May, 2020

Thursday, May 28
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Cybersecurity presented by Andrew Baze


June, 2020

Tuesday, June 30
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Character Development presented by David Smith


July, 2020

Monday, July 20 and Tuesday, July 21
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Vice Presidents (Parts 1 & 2) presented by David Domke


August, 2020

Friday, August 21
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Book Club Online: Tyrant Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen Greenblatt.
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Tuesday, August 25
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Living Options presented by Joan Rettman


September, 2020

Friday, September 4
9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Politics Book Club Online: Two years ago, we discussed How Democracies Die by Levitsky and Ziblatt. It was relevant then, and even more so now. We will be discussing how things have changed, if at all, during the past two years.

Wednesday, September 9
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Medicare 101 presented by Karen Nelson

Thursday, September 17
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: People Living with Dementia presented by Allyson Schrier

Friday, September 18
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Book Club Online: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Friday, September 25
• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., American History Book Club Online: “All the Real Indians Died Off” and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, 2016.


October, 2020

Friday, October 2
9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Politics Book Club Online: We will discuss Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein.

Friday, October 16
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Book Club Online: Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht.
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Friday, October 30
• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., American History Book Club OnlineThey Called Us Enemy by George Takei (graphic novel), 2019.


November, 2020

Friday, November 6
9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Politics Book Club Online: The book chosen for this meeting is Will He Go by Lawrence Douglas. Since this meeting occurs during election week, Douglas’ book, may be very relevant.

Friday, November 20
• 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., Book Club Online: The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene.
Note: 2020 Monthly Book Club selections are posted here (pdf).

Friday, November 27
• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., American History Book Club OnlineThe New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, 10th Anniversary Edition, 2020.


December, 2020

Tuesday, December 1
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: KCLS Services presented by Wendy Pender

Wednesday, December 2
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: John Okada: The Life and Rediscovered Work of the author of No-No Boy presented by Frank Abe

Friday, December 4
9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Politics Book Club Online: The book chosen for this meeting is Blowout by Rachel Maddow.

Monday, December 7
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Sound Transit—Light Rail Project presented by Luke Lamon

Tuesday, December 8
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Essential Oils presented by Kate Goldstein

Wednesday, December 9
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Bellevue’s Mayor presented by Lynne Robinson
12 to 1:30 p.m., Online Seminar: Elder Law presented by Elizabeth Jenning

Thursday, December 10
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Google Maps presented by Mark Ghanoonhi

Monday, December 14
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Wealth and Income Disparity presented by Ted Watts

Tuesday, December 15
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Ranked Choice Voting presented by Lisa Ayrault

Wednesday, December 16
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Crows presented by Connie Sidles

Thursday, December 17
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: What’s Age Got to Do with it? presented by Dori Gillam from Humanities WA

Tuesday, December 22
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Heating Up: The Ethics of Climate Change presented by Brian Henning from Humanities WA

Wednesday, December 23
10 to 11:30 a.m., Online Seminar: Policing Through a Pandemic and Civil Unrest presented by Assistant Chief Patrick Arpin and Major Mark Tarantino from the Bellevue Police Department

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