Former First Lady Laura Bush will be the kickoff speaker for the 2012-13 Town Hall Lecture Series on Oct. 3 at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Yakima. The event starts at 11 a.m.
The season also includes Wes Moore on Nov. 7, David Lampton on March 6 and Robert D. Ballard on April 17.
Admission is by season ticket, which costs $85 for all four lectures. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to http://yakimatownhall.com.