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oscar40NEW DIAMOND NECKLACE FOR OSCARS EVE? Click here for your chance to win a new diamond necklace and then join Mixx 96.1 for more fun and prizes at the Fox Theatre Oscars Eve Party in Centralia Saturday, February 27! Come as you are or come as a star! Buy tickets here




rhythmiccircus110WIN RHYTHMIC CIRCUS TICKETS! Play Color Graphics Brainstretcher on Mixx 96.1 with Ann & RP February 15-19 at 8:40am for your chance to win tickets to experience Rhythmic Circus at the Pantages in Tacoma Friday, February 19 at 7:30pm or click on the link to buy them! Rhythmic Circus's "Feet Don't Fail Me Now" is a lively tap, seven-piece brass band, and human beatbox show.


kwamealexander110POET. KIDS AUTHOR. NOVELIST. TEACHER. COOL DUDE. New York Times best-selling author Kwame Alexander is rocking Lacey this month for Lacey Loves to Read, a community reading initiative! Alexander, whose novel of basketball-playing twins, The Crossover, won the Newbery Medal, will appear at a free community reception Thursday, February 18 at 6pm at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Avenue.


EntertainmentExplosionlogo110REALLY BIG BENEFIT FOR HOMELESS KIDS! Buy your tickets now for Really Big Shoe 10, Entertainment Explosion's benefit concert for more than 2,000 homeless kids in eight local school districts! EE members ages 51 to 87 will perform classic folk songs from the likes of the Kingston Trio, the Brothers Four, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, and John Denver. It's memorable music for an important cause Sunday, February 21st, 2pm at the Washington Center, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia.


Pie fest logo110YUM ... PIE! Everyone loves pie, but the Olympia Pie Bakers Guild takes it to extremes with the Olympia Pie Fest! You can eat pie by the slice and bid on pies in the live auction at the Pie Fest Saturday, February 27 1-3:30pm at the Olympia Center! You can even enter your best pie in the pie-baking contest! See for details. Proceeds benefit the Thurston County Food Bank and Senior Nutrition.



barbaracolorosoPARENTING IN MODERN TIMES! Want to improve your parenting skills in a modern and ever-changing world? Find out how at the Junior League of Olympia’s FREE Community Summit: Resilient Children, Resilient Communities - Parenting in Today’s Modern World, a full day of workshops, resource gathering, and conversations! Parenting expert Barbara Coloroso of will deliver an inspiring keynote address. Learn what works Saturday, February 27 9am-3pm at SPSCC’s new Lacey Campus, 4220 6th Ave. SE. Free childcare provided with pre-registration.



thurstoncountychamberlogoTHURSTON COUNTY CHAMBER MIXXER! FREE! Cabinets by Trivonna, 4444 Lacey Blvd SE, will host the next Morning Mixxer Tuesday, March 1 7:30-8:30am.

The monthly Morning Mixxer 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's been on local radio since he was a teen, has two shows on Mixx 96.1 - Saturday Morning Conversation airs Saturdays at 8am while It's Your Community is Sunday mornings at 9! Thanks to our sponsor: Capital Business Machines!



NOW 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 Screenprinting & Embroidery. See full details on the Mixx 96.1 contest page!


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concernforanimals160CONCERN FOR ANIMALS helps animals in Olympia and the surrounding area by providing funding for low-cost spay/neuter, emergency medical care, an animal food bank, and rescue & adoption. Click on their logo to get in touch - and help those who cannot help themselves!  


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