androidtablet JOIN OUR LOYAL LISTENER CLUB ... & WIN A TABLET COMPUTER?! When you join the Mixx 96.1 Loyal Listener Club, you will be placed in a drawing for a tablet computer from 4th Dimension Computers & Technology (chance of winning typically around 1 in 150, great odds!) and we'll email you weekly newsletters with community events news & more chances to win. The Loyal Listener Club is sponsored by Color Graphics/Deer Creek Awards. Registration is free! Click here to join!



lrs2013-P1020352-110THANK YOU! YOU RAISED $12,587.50 TO SEND KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PRIDE ... AND IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GIVE MORE! See our Little Red Schoolhouse School Supplies & Fund Drive page for how to donate! You can also get help for your children on Distribution Day Thursday, August 21 8am-6pm at Komachin Middle School, 3650 College St. SE, Lacey 98503 (IT bus route 64).



musicinpark110FREE MUSIC! Olympia's free Music in the Park returns for its 35th Season with concerts every Wednesday through August 27 7-8pm at Sylvester Park in downtown Olympia at Capitol and Legion Way. Wednesday, August 20, it's Ko Ko Jo.

sandinthecitytugGET SANDY! Sand in the City takes over the new Hands On Children’s Museum at the East Bay Public Plaza in Olympia Saturday-Sunday August 23-24! View unique sand sculptures and watch master sculptors sculpt, get your face painted, play splashball, climb a rock wall ... There’s great food, entertainment, and lots of hands-on activities, just what you’d expect at a benefit for the Hands On Children’s Museum! 360-956-0818

ombtourofhomes110FREE HOME TOUR! Of the 19 locations featured in this year’s free Olympia Master Builders Tour of Homes Sat. & Sun. August 23-24 11am-5pm, there are 5 remodel projects and 14 new homes. The Tour sites are located in Yelm, Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater. See the innovations in new home construction and remodeling - and register to win one of five $100 gift cards from the area's finest restaurants.

harbordaystugraces2-110TOOT! TOOT! Get set for fun Labor Day weekend, August 29-31, at Olympia Harbor Days, brought to you by Olympia Kiwanis. It's a fascinating mix of seafaring, food, and fun! Enjoy live entertainment and over 250 booths featuring arts and crafts and displays along Percival Landing, as well as great food like Pacific salmon prepared in the traditional tribal way, and kids’ activities like a real train ride, plus a giant slide, trampolines, even model tugs for viewing! Sunday, August 31 there's tug boat races!



viccimartinez110GALA GAYLA! Reserve your tickets now to hear The Voice finalist Vicci Martinez and the Righteous Mothers at the Gayla to benefit Pizza Klatch at the Washington Center in downtown Olympia. It's an evening of fun Saturday, September 6 including one of the finest silent auctions anywhere, a youth art show, specialty wine and beers, a balloon pop for jewelry. There is also a VIP reception before the Gayla with fabulous food, desserts, and more. Pizza Klatch provides support groups in our schools for LGBTQ youth and allies to prevent suicides, reduce bullying, and help them keep safe and stay in school.



AIDSWalklogoFIGHT AIDS! Sign up now for the South Sound AIDS Walk at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma Saturday, September 20! Your support will help Pierce County AIDS Foundation provide compassionate and comprehensive AIDS prevention and support services for friends and neighbors living with HIV/AIDS. The South Sound AIDS Walk – it’s more than just a walk! Register today at


thurstoncountychamberlogoTHURSTON COUNTY CHAMBER MIXXER! NOW FREE! Affinity at Olympia, 4701 7th Ave. SW, Olympia, is the location of the next Morning Mixxer Tuesday, September 2 7:30-8:30am. This monthly networking event is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere. Sponsored by Anchor Bank & Mixx 96.1.



dickpustDICK PUST ON MIXX 96.1! Dick Pust, who began his career in broadcasting over 50 years ago, has two shows on Mixx 96.1 - Saturday Morning Conversation airs Saturdays at 8am while It's Your Community is Sunday mornings at 9!


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brainNOW EASIER FOR LESS BRAIN STRAIN! Play Color Graphics' Brainstretcher, the exercise game for your brain, every weekday morning at 8:40am on Mixx 96.1 and later on our Facebook page, Guess the right answer and you will win a prize bag, including a t-shirt as well as other goodies like movie passes and DVDs, and be entered in the monthly drawing for an Under Armour duffel and $50 worth of Under Armour apparel from Color Graphics Screen Printing. See full details on the Mixx 96.1 contest page!


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