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Sunday, August 30, 2015
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  • "Meet the Beach" All Summer Long:

    "Meet the Beach" all summer long with South Sound Estuary Association beach naturalists! It's an exciting learning experience with experts in their field, held at five different parks: Tolmie, Priest Point, Frye Cove, West Bay and Burfoot. Rubber boots recommended. Friday, June 5th-Sunday, August 30th. Call 360-704-7544 or visit for more details.

    Friday-Sunday, June 5th-August 30th
    Tolmie, Priest Point, Frye Cove, West Bay and Burfoot Parks

  • 19th Century Photography Demonstration:

    Tintypes was a type of photography developed in France in the 1850s, and it still lives today! Join Victoria Anderson for a demonstration and see the process - which involves putting an image on a piece of metal - in action. Anderson will photograph various subjects throughout the day. Saturday-Sunday, August 29th-30th. Call 253-591-5339 or visit for more details.

    Saturday-Sunday, August 29th-30th
    Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma

  • Half-Day Meditation Mini-Retreat:

    Join a meditation mini-retreat in Olympia! Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo will teach the sequence of meditations used by Kadampa Buddhists, sometimes referred to as the Three Principal Aspects of the Path because of their power and importance. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Sunday, August 30th, 1-2pm, 2:30-3:30pm & 4-5pm. Each session is $5, free for supporters. For details, email  

    Sunday August 30th, 1-2pm, 2:30-3:30pm, 4-5pm
    Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia

  • Chehalis Garlic Festival & Craft Show:

    Time for the Chehalis Garlic Fest & Craft Show! Enjoy amazing food of many varieties and good times for the whole family with kids activities, chef demonstrations and live music all weekend! There's also the Garlicious ChilLounge beer garden for those 21 and over. Friday-Sunday, August 28th-30th. Friday 12-7pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. General admission $5, 65+ & military with ID $4, Kids 7 and under free! Call 360-748-6836 or visit for more information.

    Friday-Sunday, August 28th-30th
    Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 North National Ave., Chehalis

  • Wildfire Relief for Displaced Livestock & Pets:

    The need for feed for the animals displaced by wildfires is very much in demand. Black Lake Nursery & Feed is a drop-off point for people to donate for the displaced animals in Okanogan County.

    Black Lake Nursery & Feed, 3614C Black Lake Blvd SW, West Olympia 98512

  • Alzheimer's Support Groups in Mason County:

    Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support. Meetings in Shelton and Belfair will be starting soon. For information call Linda Whiteside at 206-529-3875 or 800-848-7097.

    The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

    support groups starting this fall!

  • Tenino Quarry Swimming Pool:

    The Tenino Memorial Swimming Pool is open throughout the summer! Families and individuals, whether inside or outside of Tenino School District, are invited to enjoy summer afternoons in the pool, weather permitting. Family passes available. Wednesday-Sunday, July 5th-September 6th, 12-7pm. Cost is $2 per day/per person ($4 for those outside of the district), $100 family pass (2 adults & 3 children--$175 for families outside of the district). Call 360-264-2368 for more information.

    Wednesday-Sunday, July 5th-September 6th, 12-7pm
    Tenino Stone Company Quarry, Tenino