Monday, June 25, 5:30 - 7 PM
at the Durango Dharma Center, 1800 East 3rd Ave, Suite 109
As part of the Durango Dharma Center’s summer community speaker series, local veterinarian and author Karlene Stange will offer a talk on the what science and Buddhism can teach us about the spiritual nature of animals, the topic of her 2017 book. Books will be for sale and a signing will follow the talk.
The Spiritual Nature of Animals: A Country Vet Explores the Wisdom, Compassion, and Souls of Animals
Thursday, June 28 5:30 PM
Sarah Lavender Smith
Durango Running Company and Maria’s Bookshop welcome ultrarunner and author Sarah Lavender Smith for a book signing and talk. This is an event for runners of all levels, especially those who want to improve and enjoy their time on the trails and learn more about the sport of mountain/ultra/trail running. Sarah is a writer for Trail Runner magazine, co-host of UltraRunnerPodcast, a professional coach, and she has competed in some of North America’s toughest 100-milers along with multi-day, self-supported stage races. Her new book is, The Trail Runner’s Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5Ks to Ultras. Come to DRC starting at 5:30 p.m. to meet Sarah, mingle with others, and buy a signed copy of her book. Drinks and snacks provided. The reading and Q&A with Sarah will start at 6 p.m. followed by a raffle for some great door prizes.
The Trail Runner's Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5ks to Ultras.
Tuesday, July 10 @ 10 a.m.
Join us for an exciting interactive adventure through the national parks with local author Kate Siber! We’ll learn about some of the coolest creatures, plants and wild wonders of these protected areas, from the sputtering volcanoes of Hawaii to the misty blue peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains.
This event will include games and activities (with prizes!) in celebration of the publication of Siber’s new children’s book, National Parks of the U.S.A., a large-format, illustrated, non-fiction title for kids ages 5-10. All ages welcome.
Kate Siber is a freelance journalist and correspondent for Outside magazine who has lived in Durango for 13 years.
Explore the Hidden Wonders of the National Parks! An Interactive Storytime for Kids at Maria's Bookshop
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