|Saturday, November 22, 2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Coat Drive at Tumwater Auto Spa:
Donate any new or gently used clean coat to the Little Red Schoolhouse and get $2 off a car wash of your choice! Needy youth in Thurston Country will benefit from your gift - last year, over 3,000 students received coats and school supplies from the organization. Friday, November 14th to Sunday, December 14th. See the website for details: www.redschool.org.
Friday, November 14th to Friday, December 14th
Tumwater Auto Spa, 6040 Capital Blvd,, Tumwater
GET TICKETS NOW! "Annie" at the Paradise Theatre:
"Annie" has been in continuous production since debuting in 1977, great entertainment for the whole family! The stage musical adds the hope and cheer of the Holiday Season with a cast of 33 local artists - and one loveable dog! Friday, November 21st-Saturday, December 13th. Friday-Saturday shows 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. Special Dinner Theatre Saturday, December 6th at 6pm. See website for specific days and times: www.paradisetheatre.org. Or call 253-851-PLAY (7529).
Friday, November 21st-Saturday, December 13th (7:30pm Fri.-Sat., 3pm Sunday)
Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Dr. NW, Gig Harbor
253-851-PLAY (7529) www.paradisetheatre.org
Get a Heat Pump, Receive an State Ecology Grant:
Get a heat pump or clean burning natural gas appliance and qualify for funding through the Washington Department of Ecology! Thurston County residents can replace pre-1995 certified wood stoves and more and receive from $1,200 to $1,800 toward purchase. Funds are available first-come, first-served. Through Wednesday, December 17th (or sooner, if funds are expended). Call the Olympia Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA) at 360-539-7610 or visit www.ORCCA.org for more information.
Through Wednesday, December 17th
Olympia H.S. BEARzaar:
You will BEARly believe all the crafts & antiques available at the 14th Annual Olympia High School BEARzaar. Hunt for that special gift at over 160 vendors. The Raffle Hall has an item donated from each vendor, so you can preview a sampling of what the vendors have to offer. It also gives you many chances to win. Admission and parking are FREE, although they will be accepting canned food donations for the Thurston County Food Bank. Make sure to give your cubs a big BEARhug before dropping them off at the Oly BEAR childcare down the Raffle Hall. Stop by for a bite to eat at the café or warm up with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. So, don't hibernate in your cave on Saturday, November 22nd. This bazaar is a fundraiser for the OHS Associated Student Body (ASB.)
Saturday, November 22nd 9am-4pm
Olympia High School, 1302 North St., Olympia 98501
(360) 956-3667 http://olympia.osd.wednet.edu/information/bearzaar
Lewis County "Shop With a Cop" Program:
Lewis County residents are encouraged to nominate children they feel would benefit from the "Shop With a Cop" program. On December 18th, deputies will take children Christmas shopping, many of whom are in need of a positive relationship with law enforcement as well as financial assistance. Applications available from the website; deadline is Friday, November 28th. See the United Way website for an application: www.lewiscountyuw.com. Call 360-748-8100 for more information.
Application deadline: Friday, November 28th
Lewis County United Way
PSE Recycling Donation Program to Benefit Food Lifeline:
Help feed hungry Northwest families by donating your old fridge or freezer for a $25 rebate. Decide to donate that rebate and Puget Sound Energy will match your contribution to raise $50 for Food Lifeline. Your appliance donation can provide 200 meals for those less fortunate! Offer ends Monday, December 15th. Puget Sound Energy, 2711 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia. Call 1-877-309-4754 to schedule an appliance pickup or visit www.pse.com/recycle.
Offer ends December 15th
Puget Sound Energy, 2711 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia
REGISTER NOW! 5K Reindeer Run & 1-Mile Candy Cane Run:
Register online for the certified 5K "Reindeer Run" and a 1-Mile Candy Cane Run! Awards and refreshments after the race - there's also a costume contest, all at the Hands On Children's Museum. Sunday, December 7th, 9am (registration at 7:30am). Register online at www.crimebusters.org or www.active.com. In-store registration at South Sound Running, 3405 Capitol Blvd., Olympia. For more information, call 360-701-4519.
Sunday, December 7th, 9am (registration at 7:30am)
Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia
360-701-4519 www.crimebusters.org www.active.com
Saturday Drop-Off Site:
The City of Olympia's drop-off site for scrap metal, yard debris, and traditional recycles is open every Saturday. Many items can be recycled at no charge, including clean scrap metal, paper, cardboard, aluminum, and plastic bottles, while there's a small charge for other materials. See the website for rules and information. Saturdays 9am-2pm to November 22nd, 2014. Maintenance Center, 1401 Eastside St. SE, Olympia. For more information, contact: Kim Johnson 360-570-5837
Kim Johnson 360-570-5837
Seven Oaks Holiday Bazaar:
Seven Oaks Elementary School is hosting a holiday bazaar fundraiser Saturday, November 22nd 9am to 3pm. Free admission, free book for every child, free desserts while suppplies last. Great vendors, awesome raffles, one-stop shop for all holiday shopping needs!
Saturday, November 22nd 9am-3pm
Seven Oaks Elementary School, 1800 Seven Oaks Rd SE, Lacey 98503
Salmon Viewing Opportunity:
The Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail is the south Puget Sound’s premier spawning Chum viewing interpretive trail. This half-mile community gem includes 11 viewing stations with interpretive signage & volunteer docents to assist visitors in viewing tens of thousands of wind chum salmon spawning in their natural environment.
This year the Trail is open Saturdays & Sundays November 1-30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Veteran’s Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving. The Trail is available for pre-arranged field trips Monday through Friday November 3 through November 28. For more info: http://spsseg.org
Open Sat.-Sun. Nov. 1-30 10am-4pm plus Tuesday, Nov. 11 & Friday Nov. 28
West Old Olympic Highway, between Olympia & Shelton
360/412-0808 X 107 / firstname.lastname@example.org http://spsseg.org/education-outreach/kcst/ http://spsseg.org
South Sound Estuarium:
Enjoy weekends at South Sound Estuarium, the marine life discovery center. See saltwater creatures in three aquariums, explore the marine exhibits, and look under the microscope to view the building blocks of marine life. Saturdays-Sundays, year round, 11am-4pm. Admission/donation requested.
open year round Saturdays-Sundays, 11am-4pm
South South Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia, WA 98501
360 754-7371 sseacenter.org
FREE! Free Thanksgiving Feast this Saturday!
Rochester Middle School offers a free Thanksgiving Feast Saturday, November 22nd noon-2pm and includes turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, and pie! It is made possible by many donations from local businesses and community members. This event is planned and served by the Leadership class at Rochester Middle School. The Feast corresponds with their Holiday Bazaar, which runs from 9am-3pm.
Saturday, November 22nd noon-2pm (bazaar 9am-3pm)
Rochester Middle School, 9937 Highway 12 SW, Rochester 98579
Green Chemistry Workshop:
Make your own green cleaner samples and learn about green chemistry! Chemists from Earth Friendly Products teach you how to choose the right ingredients to make a safe and sustainable product Saturday, November 22nd. The workshop is for ages 8 and up and begins at 2 pm.
Saturday, November 22nd 2-4pm
LOTT's WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia
GET TICKETS NOW! "Little Women" at Lakewood Playhouse:
Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" is not only timeless - it's for the entire family! The play will be performed on the Lakewood Playhouse stage for the first time in 14 years. Seating is first come, first served. Friday, November 7th-Sunday, November 30th, 8pm (Sunday shows are at 2pm). "Pay What You Can" nights are at 8pm on three Thursdays: November 6th, 13th and 20th (Actors Benefit Night). Call 253-588-0042 or visit www.lakewoodplayhouse.org for details.
Friday-Sunday November 7th-30th, 8pm (Sundays 2pm)
Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood