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Thursday, October 30, 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

  • 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   


    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

  • 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 or 360-628-7343 ext 1

    Volunteers needed now!
    Downtown Olympia
    360-628-7343 ext 1

  • REGISTER NOW! "Think & Drink" Series - "Race, Class & Education":

    The popular "Think & Drink" series covers provocative subjects, and the next edition is "Race, Class & Education." A professor and a radio producer will talk about the impact of socio-economics - how it affects educational access and achievement. Thursday, October 30th (call for time). Engine House No. 9, 611 N. Pine St., Tacoma. Free, but please register in advance at Call the box office for more details: 253-591-5890.

    Thursday, October 30th (call for time)
    Engine House No. 9, 611 N. Pine St., Tacoma

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Black Lake Basin Community Workshop:

    Discuss ways to protect and improve water quality - and learn how future development is part of the equation - at a Black Lake Basin community workshop.The workshop, which focuses on select basins draining into Puget Sound, starts with an open house, followed by a presentation and small group discussions. Monday, October 30th, 6-8pm. Kenneydell Park Lodge, 6745 SW Fairview Rd., Olympia. 

    Thursday, October 30th, 6-8pm
    Kenneydell Park Lodge, 6745 SW Fairview Rd., Olympia

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Mark Bittner Speaks at The Evergreen State College:

    Renowned for his book, "The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story," Mark Bittner will speak about his days as a street person in San Francisco and affinity for wild parrots in that area. His book was made into a film and Bittner has gone on to write a memoir. Thursday, October 30th, 7pm. The Evergreen State College Longhouse, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. For more information, email Meryl Lipman at

    Thursday, October 30th, 7pm
    The Evergreen State College Longhouse, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia