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Saturday, November 01, 2014
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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. Thursday-Sunday, October 30th-November 2nd, Thursday-Sunday, November 6th-9th. Call 360-786-9484 for more information or see www.olympialittletheatre.org   

     

    Half-price Halloween: 1/2 price tickets at the door Halloween if you come in costume (while supplies last).


    Oct. 24-Nov. 9. Thu.-Sat. 7:55pm, Sunday 1:55pm
    Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave NE, Olympia
    360-786-9484 www.olympialittletheatre.org

  • REGISTER NOW! Toastmasters District Conference:

    Toastmasters District Conference Saturday, November 1 at Red Lion Hotel in Olympia. Entry fee $72 includes breakfast and lunch. For more info go to http://d32.toastmastersclubs.org 



    Red Lion Hotel, Olympia
    (509) 432-9957

  • FREE! Journalist Bill Lindstrom Speaks on John Tornow:

    Veteran news reporter Bill Lindstrom has thoroughly researched the mysterious & tragic case of a Northwest legend in "John Tornow: Villain or Victim?," a presentation at three branches of the Timberland Library. Lindstrom's authoritive and compassionate account is free and open to the public. Saturday, November 1st, 3-5pm, Aberdeen Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St. (360-533-2360); Tuesday, November 18th, 4-6pm, Elma Timberland Library, 119 First St. (360-482-3737); Tuesday, November 25th, 6-8pm, Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder St. (360-426-1362).


    Nov. 1st, 3-5pm (Aberdeen); Nov. 18th, 4-6pm (Elma); Nov. 25th, 6-8pm (Shelton)
    Aberdeen, Elma & Shelton Timberland Libraries
    360-533-2360 (Aberdeen), 360-482-3737 (Elma), 360-426-1362 (Shelton) www.TRL.org

  • BUY TICKETS NOW! Crisis Clinic Benefit Dinner & Auction:

    Register now for the benefit dinner & auction to support the Crisis Clinic which provides telephone intervention, information and referral every hour of the year to those in crisis. Guest speaker will be Dr. George Freeman, clinical psychologist and professor at The Evergreen State College. Friday, November 14th, 6-9pm. Red Lion Forest Ballroom, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr., Olympia. Tickets are $65 per person. Buy tickets by Friday, November 7th at www.crisis-clinic.org or by calling Paul Larsen at 360-586-2888, extension 108.


    Friday, November 14th, 6-9pm
    Red Lion Hotel Forest Ballroom, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr., Olympia
    360-586-2888, extension 108 www.crisis-clinic.org

  • 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

  • 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! Tacoma Opera's "The Magic Flute":

    Tacoma Opera's new season starts with Mozart's "The Magic Flute" in an exciting production celebrating the rich Native American Salish culture of the Pacific Northwest. The Salish people are known for an impish sense of humor and an immense respect for nature, which matches the music perfectly. Friday, October 31st, 7:30pm & Sunday, November 2nd, 2pm. Rialto Theater, 310 9th St., Tacoma. Tickets available from the Broadway Center at 253-591-5894 or via www.broadwaycenter.org. Tickets start at $29.


    Friday, October 31st, 7:30pm & Sunday, November 2nd, 2pm
    Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma
    253-591-5894 www.broadwaycenter.org

  • Lincoln Options Used Book & Toy Sale:

    Lincoln Options Elementary School is having a huge sale of used books and toys to benefit the school library. Come to the school and find treasures Saturday & Sunday, November 1 & 2 9am to 4pm. For more info call Donna, 360-596-6402.


    Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 1st & 2nd 9am-4pm
    Lincoln Elementary, 213 21st Ave SE, Olympia 98501
    tomaglow@msn.com

  • REGISTER NOW! Puddle Jump 5K/10K Run/Walk/Stroll:

    Centro in partnership with the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce will be conducting its premier 5K/10K run/walk/stroll fundraiser on Saturday, November 1, 2014. This event will raise money for the Thurston County PARC Foundation and other community non-profits. Registration is $35, $5 discount for active duty military/students. All race participants and supporters are invited back to Horizons Elementary for run expo, free participant raffle, and awards ceremony. Strollers, wheelchairs, and families welcome -  dogs too! All participants receive a medal and raffle entry. All fitness levels welcome!  This event is designed for the whole family to enjoy!

    Additional information can be found online at www.olycentro.com/puddlejump or by emailing puddlejump@olycentro.com

     


    Saturday, November 1st at 9am (registration 7:30am)
    Chehalis-Western Trailhead at 67th Ave., Lacey (Horizons Elementary)
    info@parcfoundation.org www.olycentro.com/puddlejump http://www.active.com/lacey-wa/running/races/puddle-jump-5k-10k-run-walk-stroll-2014

  • 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
    kjohnson@ci.olympia.wa.us
    www.olympiawa.gov/satdropoff




    Kim Johnson 360-570-5837

  • South Bay Holiday Bazaar:

    The South Bay Fire Fighters’ Association's Holiday Bazaar is Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9am-4pm. Community members sell arts and crafts, handmade treasures, holiday gift items, commercial items, and much more! Fire fighters host a snack bar and bake sale. All proceeds go back to the community through outreach programs.


    Saturday, November 1st 9am-4pm
    Southy Bay Fire Dept. Station 8-1, 3506 Shincke Rd NE, Olympia 98506
    heidip@southbayfire.com www.southbayfire.com

  • 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 / jerilynw@spsseg.org http://spsseg.org/education-outreach/kcst/ http://spsseg.org

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Discover Arts of the Fur Trade:

    Dozens of re-enactors will share their blacksmithing, cooking and woodworking skills as they replicate Fur Trade daily life in the 1850s. Then, everything from clothing to leisure-time entertainment came from the creativity of individuals, and families can try their hand at making rope, pressing apples or playing games of the era. Saturday, November 1st, 11am-4pm. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma.

    Admission is $5-8; children 4 and under are admitted free. Call 253-591-5339 or visit www.fortnisqually.org


    Saturday, November 1st, 11am-4pm
    Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Point Defiance Park, Tacoma
    253-591-5339 www.fortnisqually.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! Youth Firearms Injury Prevention Event:

    Safe Kids Thurston County are hosting a free family event to address Youth Firearms Injury Prevention Saturday, November 1st 11am-noon. Learn safe storage tips and hear first-hand accounts of the effects of proper gun storage and safety. It is estimated that about one third of households with children ages 17 and under have a gun in the home. Learn ways to protect your child and receive a Cabela's voucher. Safe Kids' mission is to prevent unintentional injuries in children.


    Saturday, November 1st 11am-noon
    Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd NE, Lacey, 98516, on the 2nd floor in the conference room.
    danielle@ccacwa.org safekidsthurstoncounty.org

  • Miraculous Magic:

    John London of JLO Magic is one of Western Washington’s best entertainers! His magic shows are hilarious, fun, and amazing for all ages! He’ll perform a magic show Saturday, November 1st from 2-3pm, followed by a drawing for five lucky guests to receive a balloon sculpture of their choice! Check out JLO Magic and Entertainment at www.jlomagic.com.



    Saturday, November 1st 2-3pm
    LOTT's WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia
    educatorassistant@lottcleanwater.org www.wetsciencecenter.org www.jlomagic.com

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "Toast for Tails" Wine & Beer Tasting & Auction:

    Vote for your favorite wine, sample beer and bid on baskets and tropical destinations in a "Toast for Tails" fundraiser for Concern for Animals! It's food, prizes and fun, as proceeds benefit spay & neuter services, medical programs and the food bank. Saturday, November 8th, 4-9pm. Capital Event Center, 6005 Tyee Drive SW, Tumwater. Tickets $30 advance, $35 at the door (21 and over, please). See www.toastfortails.brownpapertickets.com.


    Saturday, November 8th, 4-9pm
    Capital Event Center, 6005 Tyee Drive SW, Tumwater
    360-456-8176 www.toastfortails.brownpapertickets.com

  • BUY TICKETS NOW! Comedy Show:

    Sgt. Justin Norton was killed in Iraq in 2006 and a scholarship fund was started as one of his last wishes. 138 scholarships have been awarded in his name. Help honor this hero. Enjoy comedians Mike "Wally" Walter, Susan Jones, and Kermit Apio Saturday, November 1, 2014. There will be a no-host bar, dessert dash, and raffle.  Doors open at 7pm; show starts at 8pm.  Tickets are $25 each, available online at www.justinnorton.net.


    Saturday, November 1st 7-10pm
    Indian Summers Golf & Country Club, 5900 Troon Ln SE, Olympia, WA 98501
    253-861-5907 www.justinnorton.net

  • Hallowzine - A Benefit for the Olympia Zine Fest:

    Hallowzine is an all ages event benefiting the Olympia Zine Fest Saturday, November 1st 7-10pm. The event includes a dance party with spooky mixes by DJ Wildman James, costume contest, bake sale, raffle, and tarot readings by Sage Adderley. Tickets available at the door. $5 admission includes a raffle ticket.  All proceeds go toward renting space for the first Olympia Zine Fest, coming to downtown Olympia in the fall of 2015.


    Saturday, November 1st 7-10pm
    Northern, 414 1/2 Legion Way, Olympia, WA 98501
    olympiazinefest@gmail.com http://olympiazinefest.tumblr.com http://www.olympiaallages.org

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Modern Day Hero Performs at Centralia's Fox Theatre:

    The band Modern Day Hero returns to the Historic Fox Theatre - they'll be supported by opening act Onto the Outro, from Castle Rock. Save on tickets by purchasing them in advance. Beer and wine are for sale in the Windermere Bar in the Rotary Mezzanine Lounge for those 21 and over. Saturday, November 1st, 8pm. Doors open at 7pm. Get tickets for $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show from Holley's Place Frozen Yogurt in Centralia and from members of both bands. Call the Historic Fox Theatre for details at 360-623-1103.


    Saturday, November 1st, 8pm
    Historic Fox Theatre, Centralia
    360-623-1103

  • GET TICKETS NOW! “Day of the Dead” Masquerade Party:

    The CIELO Project hosts the “Dia de Los Muertos”/ “Day of the Dead” fundraiser! There will be an altar and decorations, masquerade costumes (optional), skeleton face painting, a no-host bar and tacos by Mijas! This event supports CIELO’s language and literacy programs for Latinos in the South Sound area. Featured this year is DJ Garcia, playing a mix of your favorite Latino music for dancing, and early evening appearances by Samba Olywa's "Bone Gand," a salsa dance demonstration & instruction, plus a Mexican-style folkloric dance performance. Saturday, November 1st, 8pm-12midnight. Tickets are $25 at brownpapertickets.com or at the door, and student tickets are $20 with ID. For more information, call 360-709-0931.


    Columbian Hall, 6794 Martin Way East, Lacey
    360-709-0931