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Friday, January 30, 2015
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  • GET TICKETS NOW! "Come Back to the Five & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean":

    When the "Disciples of James Dean" fan club gather for their 20th annual reunion, fond memories of their youthful heyday are shattered with the arrival of somehow familiar stranger who forces them to rebuild their friendships in the present. This drama includes adult themes and mild language. Friday-Saturday, 30th-31st at 7:55pm.

    Show originally scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday, February 1st has been canceled. Go Hawks!

    Fri-Sat Jan. 30th-31st 7:55pm
    Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave. NE, Olympia

  • REGISTER NOW! Adult Winter Reading Contest:

    Adults who read at least five books from January until March 14th will qualify for stellar prizes in Timberland Regional Library's Adult Winter Reading Contest! There are five mini-vacation grand prizes and backpacks chocked with treats up for grabs. Pick up entry forms at any Timberland Regional Library. There are five mini-vacation grand prizes and backpacks chocked with treats up for grabs. Pick up entry forms at any location. January 1st-March 14th. Call 360-943-5001 or 877-284-6237 for details.

    Thursday, January 1st-Saturday, March 14th
    any Timberland Library location

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" In Tacoma:

    Catch the hilarious "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" as six adolescent outsiders vie for the spelling championship of a lifteime! It's an unlikely hit musical, quirky and charming. Friday-Sunday, January 16th-February 8th. Friday & Saturday shows at 8pm (plus two Saturday shows at 2pm, January 31st & February 7th). All Sunday shows at 2pm. Call 253-565-6867 or see for details.

    Friday-Sunday, January 16th-February 8th
    Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Avenue, Tacoma

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "The Great Gatsby" at Tacoma Little Theatre:

    Don't miss the stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, "The Great Gatsby"! It's a wonderful recreation of the passion, obsession and danger unique to "The Jazz Age" of the 1920s. For ages 12 and up. Friday-Sunday, January 23rd-February 8th. Call the Tacoma Little Theatre for times and tickets at 253-272-2281 or see

    Friday-Sunday, January 23rd-February 8th
    Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 North I Street, Tacoma

  • Harlequin Productions' "The 39 Steps":

    Don't miss Harlequin Productions' "The 39 Steps," an uproarious stage version of Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 thriller, featuring four actors playing 139 (yes, 139) characters. It's a dizzying romp through train rides, chase scenes and pratfalls in homage to the classic suspense drama. January 22-February 14. Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $20-32. Call 360-786-0151 for more information.


    Thursday-Saturday, January 22nd-February 14th, 8pm (Sunday shows at 2pm)
    State Theater, 202 4th Ave E., Olympia
    (360) 786-0151

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "And Then They Came for Me" at Capital High School:

    Eva Schloss & Ed Silverberg survived the holocaust and share their stories in a multimedia production reflecting on Anne Frank and others who lost their lives during World War II. Riveting and compassionate, "And Then They Came for Me" reminds us why we must continue to learn from history. Thursday-Saturday. January 22nd-31st. Tickets $10 (students & seniors $7). Peformances at 7:30 except January 31st, which is at 2:30pm. Call the box office at 360-596-8053 for more information and to reserve tickets.

    Thursday-Saturday, January 22nd-30th, 7:30pm (January 31st, 2:30pm)
    Capital High School Performing Arts Auditorium, 2707 Conger Ave. NW, Olympia

  • BUY TICKETS NOW! "The Odd Couple" at Paradise Theatre:

    Neil Simon's classic comedy of contrasts, "The Odd Couple," is continuously funny. A clean freak and a slob, both going through difficulties, decide to room together to hilarious effect - don't miss it! Friday-Sunday, January 16th-31st, 7:30pm (Friday-Saturday), Sunday 3pm. Special dinner theatre performance Saturday, January 31st, 6pm. Tickets are $20 adults, Seniors/Military $17, students $10. Call 253-851-PLAY (7529), or visit


    Friday-Saturday January 16th-31st, 7:30pm (Sunday shows at 3pm)
    Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Dr. NW, Gig Harbor
    253-851-PLAY (7529)

  • Native Plant Sale:

    Interested in attracting wildlife into your backyard, landscaping with water-wise native plants, or building a rain garden? Claim your beautiful native plants today at Thurston Conservation District's online Native Plant Sale! Order your low-cost native plants now through January 30th at

    Online orders are in bulk.  Order pick-up is on March 5th, 6th and 7th at the Thurston Conservation District office from 8:30am-4:30pm.


    They are also offering special plant habitat packages, workshops, and activities about pollinators, creating wildlife habitat, raingardens, & composting – AND free shellfish snacks, at their parking lot sale on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

    Order your low-cost native plants now through January 30th!
    Thurston Conservation District, 2918 Ferguson St SW, Suite A, Tumwater

  • Tumwater Grade School Activity Night:

    Thurston County students in grades 3 through 6 are invited to the next Grade School Activity Night! There will be carnival games & prizes, a DJ, karaoke, an open gym and nachos. All students must be signed out at the end of the event. Friday, January 30th, 7-9:30pm. Cost is $7. Call or email Marisa Worden at 360-754-4160 or for details.

    Friday, January 30th, 7-9:30pm
    Tumwater Middle School, 6535 Littlerock Rd. SW, Tumwater
    360-354-4160 or

  • Meet-Up for Seahawks Fans in Tacoma:

    The Tacoma Museum District has organized another meet-up where Seahawks fans can gather and show their support for the team! The event follows last year's successful pre-Super Bowl funfest. Friday, January 30th, 12pm. Call 253-284-2130 or see for more information.


    Friday, January 30th, 12pm
    Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Tacoma

  • FREE! 12th Man Seahawks Super Bowl Rally:

    Classic rock Tacoma band Xanadu will play at a 12th Man Seahawks Super Bowl rally! Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation to support NW Harvest. Friday, January 30th, 7pm-9pm. Contact Tracy Rushing via for information.



    Freighthouse Square, 2501 E. "D" St., Tacoma

  • GET TICKETS NOW! National Geographic Underwater Photographer at Washington Center:

    Marine conservationist and National Geographic underwater photographer Brian Skerry brings his powerful presentation to the Washington Center. His thrilling wildlife encounters inspire reverence for the marine realm while offering hope for protecting the vitality of our world's oceans. Friday, January 30th, 7:30pm. Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Tickets are $35, $30 and $20, available by calling 360-753-8585 or by visiting 

    Friday, January 30th, 7:30pm
    Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia