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Thursday, October 23, 2014
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  • Eagles E-mart Thrift Shop:

    The Olympia Eagles E-mart thrift store is a not-for-profit store run entirely by volunteers in support of local and national charities. They have a great selection of clothing, household items, furniture, electronics, audio/video, toys and games and much more. Check out their weekly Special Sales!

    They are located in the basement of the Olympia Eagles building at the corner of 4th and Plum in Olympia. Entrance is on the Plum Street side of the building with lots of free parking in the Eagles Parking Lot 

    Hours are 11am to 5pm Thursday through Sunday.


    Thursday-Sunday 11am-5pm
    E- mart Thrift Shop, Olympia Eagles basement, 805 4th Ave. E., Olympia, WA 98501
    349-7572

  • Volunteers Needed for Family Support Center's Homeless Shelter:

    The Family Support Center is looking for compassionate and energetic volunteers to help at Pear Blossom Place, their 24-hour family shelter in Olympia. They have a wide variety of shifts and needs to fill, including evenings and weekends. Training provided and children are welcome to volunteer alongside their parents. Their needs are expected to grow as the colder months approach; join their amazing team now! For more information, contact Katherine at katherinec@fscss.org or 360-628-7343 ext 1


    Volunteers needed now!
    Downtown Olympia
    360-628-7343 ext 1 www.fscss.org

  • REGISTER NOW! 5K Trick or Trot - Fun Run for Scholarships:

    The Rochester Scholarship Association's 5K Trick or Trot Saturday, October 25th is a fun event for the entire family. Costume contest, prizes for race division winners, spooky t-shirt all included with registration.  Register by October 15th to receive a T-shirt. Multiple age brackets. Team registration available. Rochester Scholarship Association awarded over $30,000 last year to Rochester High School graduates pursuing higher education.  Visit http://www.rochester.wednet.edu//site/Default.aspx?PageID=1318 for more info and to register.


    Saturday, October 25th (8am registration, 9am run)
    starting from Grand Mound Cemetery, 6300 183rd St SW, Rochester 98579
    360-273-8734

  • BUY TICKETS NOW! Browtober for SafePlace Olympia:

    Throughout the month Artisans Group says NO to eyebrow grooming to recognize and fund raise for SafePlace, Olympia's domestic violence and sexual assault shelter. Saturday, November 1st they are hosting a end of Browtober Party where all donations go directly to SafePlace. The event will have a silent auction, raffles, wine, food, and brow waxing. This is a 21 and older event.

    The event costs $10 ahead of time or $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/browtober-2014-tickets-13424197135?aff=eac2


    Saturday, November 1st noon to 3pm
    Uncork and Unwind, 324 Custer Way SW, Tumwater 98501
    360-789-1040 www.browtober.com

  • SIGN UP TODAY! Medical Vouchers for Pets:

    Do you need to have your pet seen by a veterinarian but can't afford the cost of a visit? Concern for Animals gives financial assistance to qualified pet owners living in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis counties. Call Concern for Animals today to sign up! (360) 456-8176




    (360) 489-1478 concernforanimals.org

  • 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
    1-877-309-4754 www.pse/recycle

  • GET TICKETS NOW! YWCA Women of Achievement Gala:

    Meet the 2014 Women of Achievement and celebrate 20 years of celebrating women lighting the way in our community on this special night! Five women will be honored, in addition to a Young Woman of Achievement and more. Helping as a best table host, donating an auction item or joining as a sponsor is a great way to connect with friends and support the YWCA. Thursday, November 6th, 5:30-9pm. Tickets $80 - RSVP by October 30th at 360-352-0593.


    Thursday, November 6th, 5:30-9pm
    Red Lion Hotel Forest Ballroom, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr., Olympia
    360-352-0593 www.ywcaofolympia.org

  • Thurston County Voter Registration:

    Voter Registration Deadlines for the November 4, 2014 General Election

    Monday, October 27, 2014

     

    • Deadline for first time registrations in Washington State.
    • You must register in person at the Auditor’s Office.

    To find your voter registration status, contact the Elections Division at (360) 786-5408 or visit the Thurston County Election website at ThurstonVotes.org

     


    Office open Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
    Thurston County Courthouse Building 1 rm. 106, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Olympia 98502
    360-786-5408

  • Chase Garden Open for Tours:

    Chase Garden is open for tours every Wednesday-Sunday from April-October 10am-3pm. Admission is $5. April: Native woodland wildflowers. May: colorful groundcover meadow and rhododendrons.  Enjoy the panoramic view of Mt. Rainier. There are also plants for sale!


    Wednesday-Sunday 10am-3pm through October 31st
    Chase Garden, 16015-264th St E, Orting, WA 98360
    360-893-6739/ rbmcivor@comcast.net www.chasegarden.org

  • FREE! Safety & Empowerment - Seniors in the Know:

    Crystal Wolf with Cry Wolf Endeavors will be training seniors on safety and awareness of their surroundings Thursday, October 23rd 2-3:30pm. She will also be demonstrating the proper use of pepper spray, tasers, and personal alarms. Detective Cummings with talk about Identity theft and computer scams and JBLM will be doing a self-defense demonstration. Knowledge = Power! Free! Contact Karen Getchell at (253) 625-5011 or kgetchell@patriotslanding.com

     

     


    Thursday, October 23rd 2-3:30pm
    Patriots Landing, 1600 Marshall Circle, DuPont 98327
    253-370-4142 www.patriotslanding.com

  • The Bridge - Positive, Progressive & Creative Worship Experience:

    Theme this meeting is JOY! No need to check your brain at the door! Bring your open hearts, your good questions, your desire to seek God's presence and get ready for some fun, good music, prayerful, spirit-filled worship! Share music, learn, and grow together!


    Thursday, October 23rd 6pm
    First Christian Church, 701 Franklin St. SE Olympia, WA 98501
    360-943-8025 www.firstchristianchurcholympia.org

  • REGISTER NOW! DivorceCare:

    Unless you've been there it is hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation or divorce. DivorceCare groups are led by people who have been through it and successfully rebuilt their lives.  They will show you how to deal with the hurt and anger caused by separation or divorce. Register now! 

    Thursdays through December 11, 2014 (no class on Thanksgiving). DC meets weekly on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm.  You are welcome to begin at any time as each week is self-contained and you can pick up missed classes the next session.  Cost $20 for your workbook.  There is no additional fee. Childcare is provided at no cost for those who register their children. 


    Thursdays through December 11 except Thanksgiving 6:30pm
    Calvary Chapel, 919 Division Street NW, Olympia 98502
    360-359-5607 (cell) http://calvarychapelolympia.com/divorce-care-group/ http://www.divorcecare.org/groups/46256

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Theatre of Lost Souls Haunted House:

    Is Sir Archibald's secret "in the water"? Find out the truth at the family-friendly "Theatre of Lost Souls" haunted house! Sir Archibald ran a successful freakshow carnival in the 1880s, and the scary legacy continues! Sunday-Thursday & Friday-Saturday October 23rd-26th & 29th-31st (Friday-Saturday 6:30-9:30pm, Sunday-Thursday, 6:30-8:30). Ticket sales at the door; call 253-851-7529. Tickets are $6 (ages 10 and under), $10 (ages 11 and up). One dollar off kid friendly night, Oct. 29th.


    October 23rd-26th & 29th-31st
    Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Dr. NW, Gig Harbor
    253-851-7529 www.paradisetheatre.org