South Sound Calendar - This Week's Events

GET TICKETS NOW!  "Cinder Edna" at Olympia Family Theater:  You've heard about Cinderella, but what about the next door neighbor, "Cinder Edna"? While both have cruel step-relatives, Cinda Edna doesn't believe in fairy godmothers and is determined to make her own luck in this spirited story. Friday-Sunday, May 18th-June 3rd. For more details, call 360-570-1638.

GET TICKETS NOW!  "My Fair Lady" at Tacoma Musical Playhouse:  Songwriters Lerner & Lowe transformed George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" into the music theatre classic "My Fair Lady"! It's an irreverent story and what songs ... including "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "On the Street Where You Live." Friday-Sunday, May 18th-June 10th. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Ave..  253-565-6867    

Child Mental Health Services:  Olympia Therapy and Hands On Children's Museum are bringing child mental health services to the community! Olympia Therapy offers specialized strategies in child mental health care, including art and play therapy! You can help build your child's confidence while you nurture their creative skills, build trust, and manage emotional and mental health. Tuesday, May 22nd, 6pm Hands On Children's Museum, Olympia.  360-357-2370 

FREE!  Opioid Overdose Prevention:  Help those who suffer from opioid addiction and their friends and family affected by it! Meet with a representative Mason County Public Health, who will address the issues, answer questions and provide Naloxone kits. FREE! Tuesday, May 22nd, 7-8pm. North Mason Timberland Library, 23081 NE State Rt. 3, Belfair.  360-275-3232 

REGISTER NOW!  Older American Conference:  "Engage at Every Age" is the theme of the Older American Conference! Seniors can take workshops on interacting with the health care system, legal issues, cyber security, driver safety, situational awareness and more. Free, but pre-registration is required. Wednesday, May 23rd, 8am-1pm. Silverdale United Methodist Church, 9982 Silverdale Way, Silverdale.  360-337-5700 

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.  http://www.tumwaterfarmersmarket.org

Donate Blood In Lacey:  Donate blood and help save lives on May 23rd! Regular blood donations are needed to build reserves for emergencies. Two forms of identification are required at check-in - donors who are 18 and under must meet certain height and weight requirements. Wednesday, May 23rd, 1:30-7pm. Olympia Ambulance, 1205 Ruddell Rd. SE, Lacey.  800-733-2767 (1-800 RED CROSS) 

FREE! RSVP!  YMCA Celebrations:  Celebrate the downtown YMCA's old location and then the new one on Plum Street in Olympia! On Wednesday, May 23rd (at 5pm), visit the Franklin Street Y with a night of speakers, artifacts and historical photos. On Saturday, June 2nd (9am-1pm), see the new digs and enjoy class demos, food, kids activities, raffles, tours and more! Please RSVP. 510 Franklin Street SE (May 23rd) & 505 Plum St. SE (June 2nd), Olympia .  360-357-6609 

Women of Note Concerts in Shelton:  Come to the "Once Upon a Time" choral concert! "Women of Note" conductor Elizabeth Berndt has mined women's choral literature for real stories influenced by natural, social, and political events worldwide to create a compelling performance that is inspiring and captivating. Thursday, May 24th at 7pm at Shelton High School & Sunday, June 3rd at 3pm at St. David's Church, Shelton. shannapel@yahoo.com  

GET TICKETS NOW!  Little Shop of Horrors:  "Little Shop of Horrors" runs for the first time onstage at the Lakewood Playhouse! This simple love story of a boy, a girl, and a man-eating plant tackles fame, fortune, and even the intent of global domination. Friday-Sunday, May 25th-June 24th. Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. SW.  253-588-0042  https://www.lakewoodplayhouse.org

Plant Sale at Animal Services:  Come to a huge plant sale and help SNAP (Spay Neuter All Pets) of Thurston County! All proceeds will go help local residents spay or neuter their cats and dogs - get there early for the best selection. Saturday, May 26th, 9am-2pm. Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E., Olympia.  info@spayneuterallpets.org 

BUY TICKETS NOW!   Bowling for Bowels:  Take part in "Bowling for Bowels" and help defeat Crohn's Disease and Colitis! There will be bowling for adults and children, and raffle tickets that can be purchased or won by getting a strike - prizes include tickets to the Museum of Glass, the Rainiers, and free meals and treats! Saturday, May 26th, 12pm. Westside Lanes, 2200 Garfield Ave. NW, Olympia.  541-944-3004  http://crohnscolitisfoundation.org

FREE!  Sunday Maritime Memorial Service:  Remember the U.S. men and women lost at sea! All are invited to a waterside memorial service at a special Sunday event put on by the Thurston County Veterans Council. There will be flowers provided for this formal ceremony - please RSVP if you have a family member to be honored. Sunday, May 27th, 1pm. Click on link for other Memorial services around state: http://bit.ly/18memorial Percival Landing, Olympia.  360-867-1839 

Alzheimer's Volunteer Recruiting:  Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver! The Alzheimer's Association is looking for volunteers in Tacoma and a volunteer facilitator. Volunteers receive excellent training, ongoing support, resources and continuing education opportunities.  Throughout Tacoma.  1-800-848-7097  http://www.alz.org

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