Whitworth Happenings


Here are some upcoming Whitworth events I thought some of you might find interesting. The bottom two are definitely on my calendar!

Oct. 18:Whitworth Auxiliary's annual fall luncheon and bazaar, featuring a musical performance by Bonnie Robinson, wife of Whitworth President Emeritus Bill Robinson. The event will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Spokane. Bazaar will open at 11 a.m. Lunch seating will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the program will start at 12:30 p.m. $20 admission. For tickets, call(509) 928-8290.

Oct. 20:A lecture by Mark Braverman, a Jewish American psychologist and author devoted full-time to the Israel/Palestine conflict. He is co-founder and executive director of Friends of Tent of Nations North America, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Palestinian land rights and peaceful coexistence in historic Palestine. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall at Whitworth. Free admission. Call(509) 777-4263.

Nov. 8:A lecture, “What Does it Mean to Be the Church Today?” by Bishop Blase J. Cupich, head of the Spokane Catholic Diocese. He will speak at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall at Whitworth. Free admission. Call(509) 777-3446.

Nov. 10:A lecture, “The Meaning of Matthew,” by Judy Shepard, whose son, Matthew, was a student at the University of Wyoming and was murdered for being homosexual. Judy and her husband founded the Matthew Shepard Foundation, which advocates for LGBT rights. She will speak at 7 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium. Free admission. Call (509) 777-4263.

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