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Saturday, October 10, 2015
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  • GET TICKETS NOW! "A Few Good Men" at Lakewood Playhouse:

    Don't miss "A Few Good Men," back for the first time in 12 years! This award-winning Broadway hit, which concerns the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine, sizzles onstage! Friday-Sunday, September 11th-October 11th. Pay-What-You-Can Thursday, September 17 & 24 at 8pm. Call the box office for more information at 253-588-0042 or see

    Friday-Monday, September 11th-October 11th + Thursday 9/17 & 9/24 8pm
    Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood

  • FREE ADMISSION! A Sale For All Seasons:

    "A Sale for All Seasons" is an arts & crafts show not to miss! Find beautifully handcrafted items for all occasions, like handpainted items & silks, fiber art, doll clothes, aprons, soap, honey, pumpkins, yard art and much more. Please bring a can of food for the Food Bank. Free admission and some free parking available. Friday-Saturday, October 9th-10th. Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Call 360-491-0176 for more details.


    Friday-Saturday, October 9th-10th (10am-6pm Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday)
    Washington State Capital Museum Coach House, 211 21st Avenue SW, Olympia

  • FREE! "One Book, One Community" Events In Tumwater:

    Celebrate reading and neighbors in the "One Book, One Community"! The Tumwater Timberland Library events in this series will include writers workshops, visits with authors, info about printing e-books, and will conclude with a "Romance Writers Tell All." Free! Events schedule: Saturday, October 3rd, 2-5pm, it's the "Chose Your Words Carefully" workshop. On Saturday, October 10th, 2-5pm, Lindsay Schopfer will explain how to make the most of your writing time. On Tuesday, October 13th, 5:30-6:30pm, self-published author will discuss printing and e-books. On Saturday, October 17th, 2-3pm, two authors will talk about writing & publishing outdoor travel guides. The final event is Saturday, October 24th, 2-3pm, where "Romance Writers Tell All." Call 360-943-7790 or see 

    Saturday-Saturday, October 3rd-24th, various days & times
    Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Tacoma Film Festival, October 8th-15th:

    Don't miss treasure after treasure at the Tacoma Film Festival! With more than 100 diverse and eclectic movies including features, shorts, thrillers, dramas, comedies and documentaries, this year's crop reflects the best and brightest of over 1,000 submissions. Catch "Secret Screenings" of movies making their U.S. debut! Thursday-Thursday, October 8th-15th, various times. See a schedule at or call 253-572-6062 for more information. 

    Thursday-Thursday, October 8th-15th, various times
    The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "The Seven Year Itch" at Fox Theatre:

    The 1955 comedy "The Seven Year Itch" comes to the Fox Theatre! Starring Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes & Marilyn Monroe, the movie coincides with "Girls Night Out" happening in downtown Centralia. As a special treat, Fred Beeks will be on hand to play the Fox Theatre organ! The film is rated PG. Saturday, October 10th, 2 & 7pm. Passport holders for "Girls Night Out" can buy two tickets for the price of one at the door. Regular admission is $8 per person, $7 for Fox Theatre members and $20 per family (three to four persons). Purchase tickets online at or at Book'n'Brush in Chehalis or Holley's Place, Hubbub, Santa Lucia Coffee and PostNet in Centralia.

    Saturday, October 10th, 2 & 7pm
    Historic Fox Theatre, 123 South Tower Ave., Centralia

  • "Homeless No More" Matching Grant:

    Contribute to Help Us Move In (HUMI) & the Family Support Center of South Sound to alleviate homelessness! A matching grant recently turned a large willed donation into something twice as big, and the matching grant continues for whatever contribution you are able to make. Altrusa International of Olympia recently turned a gift from the late Marian Seeley into $20,000. All donations up to $50,000 pledged before Sunday, November 1st, 2015, will be matched 100%. Help support children in our community by donating today at or contact Schelli Slaughter at 360-754-9297, extension 211 or email To learn more about Help Us Move In Inc., visit  and contact Sarah Scherer at 360-890-1174 or

    Pledge by Sunday, November 1st
    Pear Blossom Place, 837 Seventh Ave. SE, Olympia

  • Everyone Eats Tour 2015:

    Do you want to give back to Lewis County?  Here is a great way to help, the Combined Fund Drive "Everyone Eats Tour 2015." This is a food drive to help feed families, children, and their pets. Give from your hearts, give back to Lewis County! Examples of needs: Tuna, peanut butter, pasta, rice and canned soup. The items will be donated to local Lewis County food banks.

    So bring your donations to the Lewis County Mall anytime between now and Wednesday, October 21st.  DSHS Secretary Kevin Quigley will be at the Lewis County Mall on Thursday, October 22nd, to kick-off the "Everyone Eats Tour 2015" (this is the Combined Fund Drive for the state of Washington) from 3:30 - 4:30pm.

    anytime between now and Wednesday, October 21st
    DSHS office & businesses in the Lewis County Mall

  • VOLUNTEER! Crisis Clinic Seeks Volunteers!

    The Crisis Clinic seeks volunteers from all walks of life in Thurston and Mason Counties. Their next volunteer training is October 9-11. They have a new and exciting approach of crisis intervention skill set development to share and welcome all those interested.

    The Crisis Clinic offers a listening ear in times of stress, crisis intervention services, information and referral services, and suicide prevention and awareness trainings. They are available to listen 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year. They have an adult line and a youth line staffed by youth volunteers. Their volunteer phone service workers are rigorously trained and await your call. No call is too small , no crisis too small. They are the light left on in the dark for you to see your way through.


    Training is October 9-11

    360-586-2888 x103

  • REGISTER NOW! South Sound Women's Day:

    It's a special day for women at a special celebration! South Sound Women's Events presents keynote speaker Marilyn McKenna, plus a catered lunch and wine reception. There will be information about career alternatives, life-changing business & personal apps and financial education. Donations accepted for the YWCA's The Other Bank. Saturday, October 10th, 8am-5pm. Tickets are $75 before October 3rd, $85 after October 3rd. To register, visit 

    Saturday, October 10th, 8am-5:30pm
    SPSCC Student Union Building (Bldg. #27), 2011 Mottman Rd. SW, Olympia

  • NEW LOCATION! Olympia Residents - Saturday Drop-Off Site:

    Olympia residents can recycle any non-appliance and clean scrap metal every Saturday, including holiday weekends. Yard debris and traditional recyclables are accepted - all plastic must be removed. Saturdays through November 21st, 9am-2pm. See or call 360-570-5837 for details.

    New location is 1/2 mile north of old location on Eastside St., 1000 10th Ave. SE.

    Saturdays through November 21st, 9am-2pm
    1000 10th Ave. SE, Olympia

  • Design It! & Treatment Plant Tour:

    Inspire the next generation of engineers with hands-on design challenges! Build a hoop glider, balloon car or puff mobile and then race it or do freestyle tricks! Learn about how the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant cleans up our urban wastewater with a slide show and plant tour. For ages 10 and up - wear closed-toe, closed-heel shoes. Saturday, October 10th, 10am-4pm. For details, email Tyler Mesman via 

    Saturday, October 10th, 10am-4pm
    WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia

  • FREE! Fall Family Garden Festival:

    Enjoy a day with the entire family at the Fall Family Garden Festival! There will be kids activities, free healthy snacks, demonstrations and a discount tree sale. Free! Saturday, October 10th, 10am-2pm. Call 253-845-9770 or visit for more details.

    Saturday, October 10th, 10am-2pm
    WSU Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden, 2607 W. Pioneer, Puyallup

  • FREE! Kids' Tree Climb at Wright Park:

    Kids can enjoy Green Tacoma Day with sensational fun! Children five and older, with parental permission, will be helmeted, harnessed and hoisted into the upper reaches of the park's outstanding 55-year old giant sequoia tree. It's one of the day's festivities, which includes habitat restoration for grownups. Saturday, October 17th, 10am-1pm. For more information, call 253-305-1092 or visit for volunteer opportunities.

    Saturday, October 10th, 10am-1pm
    Wright Park, 501 South I Street, Tacoma

  • Model Train Show & Swap Meet:

    Model train show and swap meet sponsored by the Lewis County Model Railroad club.  Model train layouts to see and trains to buy.  Adults $5, kids 10 and under free with paid adult.

    October 10-11 (Sat. 10am-4pm & Sun. 10am-3pm)
    Southwest Washington Fair Grounds, 2555 N. National Ave., Chehalis

  • "Little Red Hen" at the Olympia Family Theater:

    Olympia Family Theater's "Let's Play" series continues with "Little Red Hen"! Kids of all ages will enjoy the interactive show, a great experience for toddlers, preschoolers and up. All shows are 20 to 30 minutes in length, adapted & directed by Kate Ayers and are performed by local actors. Monday, Friday-Saturday, October 5th, 9th-10th. All shows at 10:30am. Admission $5 per person, cash or check. For more information, contact 360-570-1638 or see 

    Monday, Friday-Saturday, October 5th, 9th-10th, 10:30am
    Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave. E., Olympia

  • FREE! Animal Video Fest & Photo Contest:

    Animal lovers won't want to miss this Video Festival and Photo Contest! In addition to Amy Trotter, the adorable pig, showing off her tricks, Canopy Cat Rescue volunteers will screen videos of some of their most spectacular rescues. Snacks and beverages provided by friends of the Lacey Timberland Library. Saturday, October 10th, 7-9pm. Animal lovers can enter their favorite critter pictures at the Lacey Timberland Library no later than September 30th. call 360-491-3860 for more information or visit 

    Saturday, October 10th, 7-9pm
    Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE, Lacey

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "Nothing's Sacred - Humor In Music" Concert:

    Laughter is the best medicine, and without music, life would be a mistake! The Masterwork Choral Ensemble will lift your spirits and release endorphins of joy with laughter and beautiful melodies. If that doesn't help, add Lily Tomlin's worry to your concerns: worry that the person that thought up Muzak may be thinking up something else. Saturday, October 10th, 7:30pm. For tickets and information, call 360-753-8585 or visit 

    Saturday, October 10th, 7:30pm
    Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia