South Sound Calendar - This Week's Events

FREE!  Tis Huberth Art Show:  See the solo art show by Tis Huberth in Steilacoom! The artwork, abstract in nature, triggers the imagination through the use of multiple layers of paint, ink, collage and other materials, creating expressive paintings of visual depth. Monday-Friday through Friday, August 31st. Steilacoom Fireside Gallery, 2301 S. Worthington St., Steilacoom.

FREE!  Child Support Awareness Month:  Learn about child support as part of Child Support Awareness Month! Topics include: How to open a case, changing a support order, when child support ends, enforcement and other details. FREE! Monday, August 20th, 4-6pm. Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St., Tumwater.  360-902-7739

Belfair Alzheimer's Group:  Join a monthly support group if your friend or loved one is struggling with Alzheimer's! Caregiver groups meet in Belfair every third Tuesday, providing a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who provide care to someone with memory loss. Tuesday, August 21st, September 18th, October 16th, 1-2:30pm. HUB Center, 111 NE Old Belfair Highway, Belfair.  360-621-1110 

GET TICKETS NOW!  "Won't You Be My Neighbor?":  See "Won't You Be My Neighbor?," where filmmaker Morgan Neville looks at the legacy of Fred Rogers. As the nation changed all around him, Fred Rogers stood firm about the importance of protecting childhood, advancing his own radical kindness and elevating the level of how people treat each other. Tuesday-Thursday, August 21st-30th. Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave. SE, Olympia.  360-754-6670

Tumwater Farmers Market:  The Tumwater Farmers Market is in full bloom! Totes, t-shirts and more will soon be added to celebrate this local staple, and their ever-expanding variety of items includes refreshing salsa, crisp produce, unique wool crafts, beautiful flower baskets and much more! Wednesdays, 10am-2pm. Capitol Blvd. & Israel Rd., Tumwater.

FREE!  Build Off Challenge:  The entire family is invited to the Build Off Challenge at the Lacey Community Center! Build the tallest structure from Keva planks and win big prizes! There will be arts & crafts, bubble making, safety games and ice cream sandwiches. FREE! Wednesday, August 22nd, 10am-1pm. Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey.  360-786-8907, ext. 112 

Summer Splash - T-28 Airplane at Hands On Children's Museum:  Kids can climb inside a vintage airplane at Hands On Children's Museum, on loan from the Olympic Flight Museum! Additionally, guests can build their own flying machine and launch it with the Museum's new launch pad! Wednesday-Thursday, August 22nd-23rd. Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia.  360-956-0818 

FREE!  En Canto at Olympia "Music In the Park":  "Music In the Park" winds up with En Canto! The band's version of world pop music will ignite the stage and bring a good time to all. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to this joyous outdoor event. FREE! Wednesday, August 22nd, 7-8pm. Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE, Olympia.  360-357-8948 

APPLY NOW!  Toray Manufacturing Hiring Event:  If you're ready to take your career to new heights, this is for you. Toray Composite Materials America is hosting an onsite manufacturing hiring event Thursday, August 23rd. Bring your resume and be prepared for your new career. Meet with company reps from 10am-7pm for your onsite interview. Starting wages up to $19.50 per hour, 12-hour rotating shifts, affordable health care and generous vacation packages. Submit applications ahead of time online. Toray Composite Materials America, Inc., 19002 50th Ave East between Spanaway and Graham.

GET TICKETS NOW!  Sue's Test Kitchen:  "Sue's Test Kitchen" is the product of leaders in the tech, entertainment and education fields and empowers kids to connect to tomorrow's tech! It's a STEM (science, technology, education and math) fuled adventure that revolutionizes family dining and engages young people. GET TICKETS NOW! Thursday-Sunday, August 23rd-26th. Tacoma Armory, 1001 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma.  253-591-5890 

Homespun Happy Hour:  Enjoy summer evenings at Fort Nisqually making 19th Century crafts and have beer, wine or cocktails while doing it! It's a chance to try your hand at scrimshaw, candle making, leatherwork, tinsmithing, felting and more. There's a cash bar, a food truck and live music, too! 21 and over. Friday, August 24th, 6pm. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma.  253-404-3970

REGISTER NOW!  4 the Fallen Charity Golf Tournament:  Join the 4 the Fallen Charity Golf Tournament and help a volunteer organization that continues to do good work! There will be loads of competition and fun, with a putting contest, dinner, a happy hour - capped off by a helicopter ball drop for a $2,500 prize! All funds raised will benefit 4 the Fallen's advanced prosthetic and service dog programs. REGISTER NOW! Friday, August 24th. Eagles Pride Golf Course, Building 1529, I-5 Exit 116, Tacoma, WA 98327.  253-967-6522

Washington State Garlic Fest in Chehalis:  Don't miss the Washington State Garlic Fest, where the food is garlicious! It's the largest gathering of garlic eats and artisan crafts in the state, so come for the Dixieland Jazz, the enticement of unique crafts and of course, that savory garlic! Children under 7 get in free! Friday-Sunday, August 24th-26th. Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 N. National Ave., Chehalis.  360-740-1495 

RESERVE NOW!  OlyBingo Night: Hot August Night:  "Hot August Night" is the theme of the next OlyBingo Night! Join your friends for a themed dinner and then games, which include at 50/50 raffle, a costume contest and a full bar. 21 and over only. RESERVE NOW! Friday, August 24th, 6pm. Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia.  360-586-6181

FREE!  Wonder Woman at Screen On the Green:  The Screen On the Green outdoor movie series concludes with "Wonder Woman"! Bring the whole bunch and enjoy this exciting tale under the stars - and bring lawn chairs and blankets. The film is rated PG-13. FREE! Friday, August 24th, 7:30pm (movie starts at dusk). Tumwater Valley Golf Course, 4611 Tumwater Valley Dr. SE, Tumwater.  360-754-4160 

GET TICKETS NOW!  Live Theater in Gig Harbor - Best Little Whorehouse in Texas:  See "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," the tale of small-town vice and political side-stepping! Follow the rise and fall of the bordello known as the Chicken Ranch as politicians, football teams and more clash against Watchdog, who focuses his righteous indignation on the institution. Friday-Saturday, August 3rd-25th, 7:30pm (plus a Saturday matinee at 2pm). Paradise Theatre, 3114 Judson Street, Gig Harbor.  253-851-7529

GET TICKETS NOW!  LeMay Collections Annual Show - Cars, Americana & Memorabilia:  Get a full-access view of LeMay Collections! Viewing includes every feature at Marymount, a world-class antique and vintage vehicle collection plus hundreds of Americana items like antique dolls, pin cushions, vintage radios, the Rodin Sculpture Garden - it's a day of fun for the whole family and a shuttle is provided for travel to the main two locations. Saturday, August 25th 9am-5pm. LeMay Collections at Marymount, 325 152nd St. E., Tacoma.  253-272-2236

Hub City Car Show:  Fire it up at the Hub City Car Show and enjoy this stellar show with the whole family! There will be a kids zone, barbecue, vendors, a raffle and a car giveaway at this event that is attended by car enthusiasts from miles around! Saturday, August 25th, 9am-4pm. Downtown Centralia.

FREE!  Washington State Parks Free Day:  Enjoy free admission to all Washington State Parks in a celebration of the National Park System's 102nd birthday! No Discover Pass will be needed on August 25th. Try a new activity at a favorite park or visit a park you've never been to! FREE! Saturday, August 25th. Washington State Parks.

FREE!  Recycled Papermaking Class:  Kids can learn how recycled-content paper is made in a WET Science Center hands-on class! Thurston County recycling experts will guide participants in mimicking the process of papermaking during fun activities where recycled crafts will be made all day. FREE! Saturday, August 25th, 10am-4pm. WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. SE, Olympia.  360-528-5742 

FREE!  Tumwater Riverwalk Tours:  Join friends and a historian and take an informative 45-minute walk along the Tumwater waterfront! See the cascading waterfalls, walk the trails, and get spectacular views of the Deschutes River as you learn about the Olympia Brewing Company and much more Saturday, August 25 and September 1 at noon; and Thursday, August 30, September 6 & 20 at 5pm.  Outside of the Olympia Tumwater Foundation in Tumwater Falls Park, Tumwater.  360-943-2550

GET TICKETS NOW!  Young Choreographers Showcase:  The Young Choreographers Showcase promises to delight! Ballet Northwest presents original productions from 16 young people who have created their own choreography to music ranging from ballet to modern dance and jazz. It's dazzling and also touches the heart. GET TICKETS NOW! Sunday, August 26th, 7pm. Kenneth J. Minnaert Center, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia.  360-753-8586 

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