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Lunch and Learn – January 2019
January 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 29, 2019
Presentations occur Tuesdays from 12:30 pm to 1:30pm. These free, no-charge events are open to the public. Lunch is optional (suggested donation is $5) and is served from 11:45am to 12:30pm. View the Nutrition portion of this site for information on what will be served for lunch.
January 8. Property Tax Basics
Have you ever wondered about your property tax, why it seems to go up and down every year and how that happens? Who figures that out and how does it all work? Island County Assessor Mary Engle will be here to solve the mysteries and answer your questions.
January 15. Basic Electric and Gas Safety and Programs to Help Reduce Energy Costs
Walt Blackford, Outreach Manager for Puget Sound Energy, will share important tips about how to be safe around downed wires and other electric and gas equipment. He’ll also explain popular PSE programs that help customers reduce their bills through conservation and by increasing energy efficiency.
January 22. Have You Ever Wondered What Homeopathy Is?
Lynne Donnelly, a Freeland holistic health practitioner, will explain the basics of Homeopathy which is based on the philosophy of “like cures like.” Those who practice homeopathy use tiny amounts of natural substances to encourage the body to respond and fight illness. Come learn the basics of Homeopathy from Lynne, who uses it in her practice.
January 29. Death Café
Let’s talk about death at ISR’s second Death Café. At a Death Café, people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. The aim is to increase awareness of death and help us make the most of our (finite) lives.