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Thursday, August 21, 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

  • REGISTER NOW! Master Recycler Training:

    Volunteers are needed to become Master Recyclers and Composters and increase public awareness in Thurston County. Participants will join a five-week course to learn about waste prevention, recycling, and composting. Training will be held every other Tuesday from September 9th through November 4th. Two Saturday morning field trips are scheduled for September 27th and October 11. Online applictions available now at . Applications are due August 22 by 5 p.m. and a $75 course fee will be collected the first class. Space is limited and preference will be given to applicants who live in Thurston County. For more information visit

    Sept. 9th-Nov. 4th


  • DONATE! Capital Mall "Be A Hero" Clothing Drive!

    Be a hero! Help provide new clothing to local children in need. Donate new back to school clothing for a local child in our community during the clothing drive which benefits Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County. Stop by one of five drop-off locations in Capital Mall between August 1st and 31st. Help local children start the year off fresh and inspired. Visit for further details. 

    August 1st through August 31st
    Capital Mall, 625 Black Lake Blvd., Olympia 98502
    (360) 754.8098

  • Vaudeville Show Auditions:

    The 8th Annual Lord Franzannian Vaudeville Show is seeking new performance acts!  Get your Act Together now! Auditions are at the Midnight Sun Performance Space, downtown Olympia. Saturday, August 16th & 23rd, 3pm. Midnight Sun Performance Space, Olympia. Call Director Elizabeth Lord at 360-250-2721 with questions or go to Vaudeville Show Definition: A series of unrelated acts performed in rapid succession. Very Popular in the United States in the early part of the 20th century. BigShowCity Performing Arts Organization is seeking short (2-6 minutes) live performance acts that are often: funny, or skillful, or daring, or weird, or simply audience worthy (not so much serious drama, not so much rock bands). Solo acts or group numbers. Acrobats, Dancers, Jugglers, Puppeteers, Storytellers, Singers, Actors, Magicians, Comedy - all talents encouraged from the traditional to the modern bizarre. All performers selected to be part of the show will receive a stipend.

    Actual Vaudeville show runs: September 19-28, 2014

    Saturday, August 16th & 23rd, 3pm
    The Midnight Sun, 113 N. Columbia Street, Olympia

  • Harlequin Productions Presents "Middletown":

    Harlequin Productions Presents "Middletown," a cosmic comedy by Will Eno, August 21-September 13, 2014 (Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm). General $31, Senior/Military $28, Student/Youth $20. Tickets and info (360) 786-0151 or

    August 21-September 13 (Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm)
    State Theater, 202 4th Ave E., Downtown Olympia, 98501
    (360) 786-0151

  • 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

  • REGISTER NOW! Changing Perspectives on Human Trafficking:

    There will be a community dinner Thursday, August 21 6-9pm sponsored by ASHHO (Advocate, Serve, Honor Humanity, Organize)
    1. To  understand all forms of human trafficking
    2. How it affects our communities here and around the world
    3. What we can do to protect each other and our vulnerable population
    4. To grow a deeper compassion and understanding that all people matter

    Who should attend: Youth 12 and older, Rotary Clubs, Zonta, social service providers, law enforcement, legal advocates, k-12 schools, students, hospital staff, nurses, counselors, non-profit organizations. All community members are welcome


    Tickets by August 14th: $25, students $15; tickets after August 14th $35

    Thursday, August 21 6-9pm
    Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE., Lacey, WA 98503
    Khurshida Begum

  • FREE! Meaningful Movie Series - "Economics of Happiness":

    A growing chorus from around the world is calling for a re-regulation of trade and ecological, localized economies, as documented by the film "Economics of Happiness." Bring lawn chairs and refreshments for this non-smoking event. Thursday, August 21st, 8pm (movie at 9pm). Sylvester Park, Olympia.

    Thursday, August 21st, 8pm (movie at 9pm)
    Sylvester Park, Olympia