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The seventh season of "Glimpses," the CIC Lecture Series, began August 2019. In this series, experts speak on a variety of subjects related to the natural world, resources, or history.

The 2019-2020 season is sponsored by:

All upcoming talks will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, Shilo Inn Ocean Shores (707 Ocean Shores Blvd NW) in the Olympia & Mt. St. Helens rooms. An optional buffet in the lecture room will be offered by Shilo Inn for $15, open at 6:00.

Lecture tickets are $10 each, or buy a season ticket to get one free ($50 for 6 talks). 

Follow these links to get the details of each lecture:

  • October 17 - Larry Workman, "Quinault Country from Peak to Sea"

  • November 21 - David Ellis, "Sasquatch: A Mystery Walks Among Us..."

  • December 19 - Brian Atwater, "Surviving a Tsunami in Chile"

  • January 16 - Todd Bates, "Unique Management of a Unique Area"

  • February 20 - John Anderson, "Extreme Beachcombing"

  • March 19 - Larry Gilbertson, "Quinault River Blueback - An Uncertain Future" ‚Äč

Admission at the door each Thursday evening. Season tickets available at Coastal Interpretive Center or at the first two lectures.

The Lecture Series is a fundraising event for the Center, and having sponsors helps with the renting of a venue and speaker honorariums. It is a great contribution to the Center's mission.


Consider becoming a sponsor today!