Sea Stories of a Lifetime Love Affair with Boats, Ships, and the Ocean

Join Capt. Debbie Dempsey for a talk about being a merchant mariner, as well as to share information about the Community Boating Center. Dempsey is a lifelong professional mariner whose non-traditional career has been documented in film, books, and articles. She is also the recipient of numerous awards. Dempsey recently retired as a pilot on the notorious Columbia River Bar.

11:30am Museum Advocates meeting, noon program

Women with signs

Across Generations: Women in Politics

What can Millennials teach Baby Boomers? How can women of different generations uplift and empower each other? Join the Advocates for a panel discussion and intergenerational mixer to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the new exhibit Moving Forward, Looking Back: Washington’s First Women in Government. Guests include activists, representatives, and political leaders across the generational spectrum.

11:30am meeting, noon program

Photo: Suffragettes in Seattle, 1909. Gift of Gloria Martin, Whatcom Museum 1993.66.1