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  • GET TICKETS NOW! "Red Herring" at Olympia Little Theater:

    See Michael Hollinger's comic thriller "Red Herring" and try to guess who is really a communist spy! It's three love stories colliding at once in a wild show about the H-bomb, marriage, murder, Senator Joe McCarthy's daughter and other explosive issues. Friday-Saturday, October 24th-25th; Thursday-Sunday, October 30th-November 2nd, Thursday-Sunday, November 6th-9th. Call 360-786-9484 for more information or see   

    Oct. 24-Nov. 9. Thu.-Sat. 7:55pm, Sunday 1:55pm
    Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave NE, Olympia

  • 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 for more info and to register.

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

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Live Radio Show - "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde":

    Hear the live radio broadcast of "Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde" and prepare to be terrified! There's also another twisted episode of "Lights Out" and many more surprises - tickets include an appetizer, and glasses of wine are available for purchase. Friday-Saturday, October 24th-25th. All tickets $25 - includes appetizer.

    Friday-Saturday, October 24th-25th
    Lakewood Playhouse, Lakewood.

  • 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

    Saturday, November 1st noon to 3pm
    Uncork and Unwind, 324 Custer Way SW, Tumwater 98501

  • 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

  • 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

    Offer ends December 15th
    Puget Sound Energy, 2711 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia
    1-877-309-4754 www.pse/recycle

  • VFW Ladies Auxilirary Rummage Sale:

    Come find new treasures at the VFW Ladies Auxiliary semi-annual rummage sale. The profits from the rummage sale go to fund the many programs they fund such as Veterans in Nursing Homes, Veterans Homes and Hospitals, and National Home - which is for children whose parents are fighting overseas or for children whose parents were injured and are in recovery. The times and dates are Friday, October 24 9am-6pm and Saturday, October 25 9am-3pm. Come Support our Veterans! They are also taking donations for the sale.  Bring them Thurday, October 23 from 6pm-8pm.

    Friday, Oct. 24th 9am-6pm & Sat. Oct. 25th 9am-3pm
    VFW Post #318, 2902 Martin Way E., Olympia
    360-866-3642 /

  • 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

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Ghosts, Goblins & Ghouls, 19th Century Style:

    Stories for kids of all ages will recall the 19th century in "Ghosts, Goblins & Ghouls." Hear tales of ghostly pipers, haunting whaling ships and demon snakes. An intermission with cider and cookies also allows children to take home any parents who can't tolerate the more intense stories that follow. The event happens rain or shine - dress for the weather. Friday-Saturday, October 24th-25th, 7-9pm. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma. Admission is $8 adults, $6 for children 12 and under. Save $1 by purchasing advance tickets - see

    Friday-Saturday, October 24th-25th, 7-9pm
    Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma

  • Holiday Bazaar at Yelm Senior Center:

    Yelm Senior Center is hosting a Holiday Bazaar this Friday and Saturday, October 24 & 25. The event is from 9am to 4pm. There will be crafts, baked goods, and much more!

    October 25, 2014 9am - 4pm
    Yelm Senior Center, 16530 103rd Ave SE, Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 458-7733/

  • Rainier Community Garden Weekly Work Parties:

    Are you interested in learning to garden, don't have gardening space of your own, or just want to give back to the community? The Rainier Community Garden invites you grow fresh vegetables as a collective group and donate a portion to the food bank! Every Saturday 9am-noon starting June 14th, 2014

    Every Saturday 9am-noon
    Rainier High School, 308 Second Street West, Rainier 98576
    360-528-0923 /

  • 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

  • REGISTER NOW! Special Education Workshop:

    South Sound Parent to Parent presents a one-day workshop from Wrightslaw, titled "From Emotions to Advocacy," Saturday, October 25th 9am-4:30pm. Open to parents and professionals who work in special education. Learn how to effectively communicate and advocate for students. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The book From Emotions to Advocacy is included in the registration. Cost is $22 and is normally over $100. They are able to bring this event to our community in part by a grant from the Tulalip Indian Tribe.

    Saturday, October 25th 9am-4:30pm
    River Ridge Covenant Church, 7945 Steilacoom Rd SE, Lacey, WA 98503
    360-352-1126 x104

  • Bioluminescence & Spooky Creatures of the Deep:

    Take a virtual tour at the WET Science Center and see mesmerizing bioluminescence and the spookiest creatures of the ocean deep Saturday, October 25th. Make anglerfish hats – a great Halloween costume option – and other bioluminescent art to take home.

    Saturday, October 25th 10am-4pm
    LOTT's WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia

  • 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

  • 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

  • Trick or Treating for All at St. Martin's University:

    South Sound trick or treaters are invited to SMU's "Halloween In the Halls" festivities. Enjoy games, crafts and lunch until 1pm, and then two hours of trick or treating in the residence halls. The first 200 kids receive a free, reusable Halloween bag. Costumes are encouraged. Saturday, October 25th, 11am-1pm (games and lunch) & 1-3pm (trick or treating). Contact Saladino at 360-486-8875 for more information.


    Saturday, October 25th, 11am-3pm
    St. Martin's University, Trautman Union Building (games & lunch) and Spangler Hall (trick or treating), Lacey

  • FREE! "Mason Country Writes" Anthology Project:

    Readers, writers and the public are invited to a book party celebrating the "Mason County Writes" anthology project. Writers will have the opportunity to read their submissions, which includes fiction, poetry, essays and even a few recipes! Saturday, October 25th 1-2:30pm. Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder Street, Shelton. The event is free and open to the public. See for details.

    Saturday, October 25th, 1-2:30pm
    Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder Street, Shelton

  • Halloween Trunk-or-Treat in Tacoma:

    Costumed children 12 and under (accompanied by an adult) move from trunk to trunk of classic cars, trucks and more to collect candy in this lively event for kids and lovers of vintage vehicles Saturday, October 25th, 2-4pm (trunk setup from 12-2pm). For details, call 253-272-2336, email or see . 

    Saturday, October 25th, 2-4pm
    Marymount Event Center, 312 152nd St. SE, Tacoma

  • Mustang Monster Dash 5K with Kids Fun Run:

    Have a howling good time at the Mustang Monster Dash 5K! Boys & ghouls, mummies & daddies will take part in a twilight 3.2 miles run/walk, free kids run, trick or treating, a live DJ, refreshments, prizes and more! Costumes are encouraged. Saturday, October 25th, 3pm (same day registration opens at 1:30pm).  Register at (Search for Mustang Monster - Olympia.)

    Same day registration opens Saturday, Oct. 25th, 1:30pm
    Marshall Middle School, 3939 20th Ave. NW, Olympia

  • Trunk-or-Treat at First Christian Church:

    Everyone is welcome at the Trunk-or-Treat event - a great time for all ages! There's a family-friendly haunted house, food, music, activities. Saturday, October 25th, 5-8pm. First Christian Church of Olympia, 701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia (Trunk-or-Treat is in the church parking lot). For more information, call 360-943-8025.


    Saturday, October 25th, 5-8pm
    First Christian Church - 701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia

  • BUY TICKETS NOW! Big Band Benefit for Reach Out Homeless Shelters

    Calvary Lutheran Church of Federal Way is hosting a Big Band Benefit for Reach Out Homeless Shelters of Federal Way Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. 100% of ticket and auction sales go to Reach Out. Live music provided by Vashon's Portage Fill Big Band. Dance floor, silent dessert auction, comedian, and more!

    Tickets are $20/person.  Visit their website at  or swing by the Calvary office to purchase tickets. Tickets are limited, so purchase early.

    Saturday, October 25th at 6pm
    Calvary Lutheran Church, 2415 S. 320th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003

  • Family Friendly Haunted House:

    Come in costume to the Family Friendly Haunted House - a great time for every family member! Cost is $4 per person or 3 cans of non-perishable food items, $10 per family or a clean, usable bike, blanket or coat.  The location is also a dropoff point for the Literacy Project (children's books) or unwrapped holiday gifts. Concessions available. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17th-18th & 24th-25th. 101 East 7th St., Bucoda (15 miles from Olympia and 11 miles from Chehalis).

    Friday-Saturday, Oct. 17th-18th, 24th-25th, 6-9pm
    101 E. 7th St, Bucoda

  • 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

  • Open Mic Night:

    Olympia Elks Lodge will be hosting an open mic night Saturday October 25th, from 7-11pm. $5 general admission; free for performers. All ages welcome!

    Saturday, October 25th 7-11pm
    Olympia Elks Lodge #186, 1818 4th Avenue East, Olympia, WA 98506

  • GET TICKETS NOW! European Masterpieces Played in Tacoma:

    Tacoma Symphony Orchestra's new conductor Sarah Ioannides, with Grammy Award-winning, percussionist Evelyn Glennie and Tacoma Symphony's Women's Chorus, will bring a collection of European masterpieces to the stage - it will be an evening to remember! Saturday, October 25th, 7:30pm. Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway #700, Tacoma. Tickets available from the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts at 253-591-5894 or at Ticket prices are $19, $29, $47, $69, $79.

    Saturday, October 25th, 7:30pm
    Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway #700, Tacoma

  • GET TICKETS NOW! The Capitol Steps at the Washington Center:

    The Capitol Steps perform songs from their latest album, "How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Trying," with political humor sure to bring laughter to both sides of the aisle. A great evening of satire, the Capitol Steps put the "mock" in democracy. Saturday, October 25th, 7:30pm. Tickets are $52, $45, $35.

    Saturday, October 25th, 7:30pm
    Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia