WEEKEND: Documentary set Sunday is next event in Port Townsend Community Read
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The film at the Rose Theatre, 235 Taylor St., at noon Sunday will be followed by a discussion.
The Port Townsend Library Community Read 2014 encourages everyone in town to share a common literary experience in the form of Turn Here Sweet Corn by Atina Diffley.
Diffley's book is a memoir about how a small organic farm fought a corporation that sought to place a crude-oil pipeline through it.
The month's activities — all offered to the public free of charge — lead up to a discussion of the book led by Diffley at 7 p.m. March 27 in the Port Townsend High School auditorium, 1500 Van Ness St.
The Community Read includes discussion groups, seminars and presentations.
Upcoming discussion groups are:
■ 7 p.m. Thursday — Hilltop Tavern, 2510 W. Sims Way.
■ 3 p.m. March 25 — Food Co-op dining area, 414 Kearney St.
Other upcoming events are:
■ 5 p.m. Monday — “Cooking with Fresh Organic Produce,” a class at Sweet Laurette Cafe & Bistro, 1029 Lawrence St. Reservations required by phoning 360-385-4886.
■ 6:30 p.m. March 24 — “Turn Here Sweet Corn from A Writer's Perspective,” Library Learning Center, 1256 Lawrence St. The presentation is by Port Townsend Community Read project scholar Judith Kitchen.
■ 5 p.m. March 28 — Potluck and corn dance. Diffley will be present at the Quimper Grange Hall, 1219 Corona St. Martin Diffley and the Pheromones will perform.
Over the next few weeks, KPTZ-91.9 FM will broadcast short readings from Turn Here Sweet Corn as well as excerpts from interviews with the author.
For more information, phone 360-385-3181 or visit http://tinyurl.com/PDN-Reading.
Last modified: March 13. 2014 7:36PM