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!



american-idol-live-2014-110WIN AMERICAN IDOL LIVE TICKETS! Play TriBond with Ann & RP on Mixx 96.1 every day the week of July 28-August 1 at 7:40am for your chance to win American Idol Live tickets for the show at Marymoor Park in Redmond August 23 - or buy them from



TCFairBanner2014-110MOO! It's fun for the whole herd at the Thurston County Fair! All the rides, food, animals, displays, and workshops you remember Wednesday, July 30 through Sunday, August 3, plus exciting local music and the special Savor South Sound! Thursday is Mixx 96.1 Kids Day at the fair, $2 for kids 14 and under (5 & under always free) and two-for-one carnival armbands. Wooden nickels good for $1 off fair admission available at Les Schwab Tire Centers.  



newbluesbros110CHEHALIS ROCKS THE REC! Mixx 96.1 & the City of Chehalis have teamed up to bring you Music in the Park at Recreation Park (I-5 Exit 78) Fridays at 7pm, with the Voetberg Family Band and the funky, bluesy grooves of Bump Kitchen August 1, and the New Blues Brothers Power Revue with Merrilee Rush August 8! FREE fun for the whole family!



acs110HELP FIGHT CANCER! Make a difference where you live! Walk in an American Cancer Society Relay For Life in your community. Find your local ACS Relay details here (Yelm-Rainier's Saturday, August 2 at Rainier High School!) and come together to celebrate, remember, and fight back!



heartsparkleplayers-playbacktheatre110FREE DOWNTOWN FUN! Come on down to downtown, Olympia that is, for Play! at the Well, family activities and performances at the newly renovated Artesian Commons Saturdays 11am-2pm August 2 and August 9! August 2 will have a playback theatre performance by the Heartsparkle Players. August 9 blues-rock band Blue Laces will play. Sponsored by Capital Recovery Services Downtown Ambassador Program & Mixx 96.1, with activities provided by Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County and TOGETHER! Barb's BBQ & Catering will be on-site.



clarus car showCRUISIN' FOR THE CURE! Hot rod, motorcycle, and classic car show to raise funds for American Cancer Society cancer research emceed by Mixx 96.1's Dave Mann! Join the National Bone Marrow Registry while you're there and enjoy food, prizes, and a silent auction! The Cruisin' for a Cure Car Show is Saturday, August 2 11am-4pm at Clarus Optical at 3rd and College Street in Lacey.



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, plus a bonus concert at the Port Plaza Friday, August 1 (Blues Power Revue).


laceyintuneFREE FAMILY FUN! Lacey Parks & Recreation presents Lacey in Tune, free music, movies, and entertainment for children and families throughout the summer at Huntamer Park (corner of 7th & Woodland Sq. Loop). You can see the Children's Entertainment Series Tuesdays at 6:30pm through August 5, Concert Series Wednesdays at noon through August 6, and Music & Movies Saturdays through August 9 (concerts 7pm, movies at dusk). Bring your own seating; food available for sale.   



regal summer movie logo110REGAL SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS! Participating Regal theaters are showing family fun movies for $1 every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am. See for schedule at your local Regal theater. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. The Summer Movie Express will run through August 20 at Regal's Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX in Lacey.



lrs2013-P1020352-110SEND KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PRIDE! Please donate backpacks, coats, socks and underwear, school supplies, and cash Friday, August 15 for our Little Red Schoolhouse School Supplies & Fund Drive! Mixx 96.1 will be taking your donations from our live broadcast site on the corner of State and Washington in downtown Olympia 6am to 6pm!

normasburgerslogo110RUN TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS! AUSA, Norma’s Burgers, and Mixx 96.1 ask you to support our troops by running with them! The Thunder Rumble 5 and 10K family race in Tumwater Saturday, August 16 is put on by the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), a non-governmental group that exists to support, engage, and show appreciation for JBLM soldiers and their families. Have a blast running or walking on a flat course perfect for all levels. Register now at!

nwsalmonderbyseries110CATCH A BIG FISH! Win big prizes in the South Sound Salmon Derby! There's over $5,000 in cash and prizes including $1000 for biggest fish! Buy your tickets now at Cabela’s for the derby, barbeque, and awards banquet at Olympia’s Swantown Marina Saturday, August 16! Kids’ Derby is free – with $100 first prize! From the South Sound Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers!


thurstoncountychamberlogoTHURSTON COUNTY CHAMBER MIXXER! NOW FREE! The Law Offices of Jennie Patton Attorney at Law, 2018 Caton Way in West Olympia, will be the location of the next Morning Mixxer Tuesday, August 5 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!


WE'RE HIRING FOR THESE POSITIONS! We have openings in RADIO SALES (great job for right person!) or for ON-AIR SUBSTITUTE! Click the links for more about our open positions!


SUN HOW LONG? Click here for detailed South Sound Weather!

LISTEN TO MIXX 96.1 ON YOUR SMARTPHONE OR TABLET.  Click here and then on the Mobile tab on the bottom!


TRAFFIC WOE FOES! Follow traffic in the South Sound with Mixx 96.1 Freeway Hero traffic updates on air at 96.1 FM, on Twitter, and now on Facebook!


LET US HELP YOU PROMOTE YOUR EVENT! If your non-profit group is putting on an event, post the details here!


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!


facebookhorizontalBE OUR FRIEND! Like us on Facebook ... and check our page for the latest word from Mixx 96.1 and our online community of Mixx 96.1 friends! And, while you're at it, follow us on Twitter @mixx96!



Click here for this week's Featured Feline!