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Friday, October 09, 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

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "Mercy Watson to the Rescue" at Olympia Family Theater:

    Known for their performances that entertain & educate audiences of all ages, the Olympia Family Theater opens a new season with "Mercy Watson to the Rescue"! Bring the family to this stage presentation about the adorable pig and her colorful friends, who get into some hilarious trouble. Friday-Sunday, October 9th-November 1st. Friday performances are at 7pm, while Saturday & Sunday shows are at 2pm. Tickets are $19 adults, students/seniors/military $16, youth under 12 $13. There are also pay-what-you-can performances; call the box office at 360-570-1638 for details. Tickets are available 24 hours a day from the website: 

    Friday-Sunday, October 9th-November 1st, (Fridays 7pm, Saturdays-Sundays 2pm)
    Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave. E., Olympia

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

  • 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

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Martin Sexton Performs at the Washington Center:

    Martin Sexton has long been a singer-songwriter and musician of distinction! His intricate, spirited music and great range as a vocalist cover the American musical landscape: soul, gospel, country, blues and much more. A terrific live performer, Sexton's following includes fans, peers and critics alike. Friday, October 9th, 7:30pm. Tickets are $29, $34 and $39. Pre-show soiree at 6pm is $30, including live music, appetizers and beer tasting. Call the box office at 360-753-8586 or visit for more information.

    Friday, October 9th, 7:30pm
    Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia

  • Playback Theatre Performance - Stories of Seeking Common Ground:

    Join the Heartsparkle Players for an evening of theatre Friday, October 9th 7:30-9pm where the audience tells stories from their life and the actors and musician "play them back" creating art and community! They will be collaborating with The Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County in honor of Dispute Resolution Month.
    Cost: $7-12 (no one is turned away)

    Friday, October 9th 7:30-9pm
    Traditions Cafe - 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia 98501