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Sunday, April 19, 2015
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  • Olympia Little Theatre Presents "Laughing Stock":

    A funny and genuinely affectionate look at the magic that lies at the heart of the theatrical world.  When "The Playhouse," a rustic New England summer theatre, schedules a repertory season of Dracula, Hamlet and Charley's Aunt, predictably, confusion ensues. Follow the well-intentioned, but over-matched company from outrageous auditions to ego-driven rehearsals through opening nights gone disastrously awry, to the elation of a great play well-told and the comic and nostalgic final night of the season. March 27-April 19, 2015


    Friday, March 27-Sunday, April 19 (Thu.-Sat. 7:55pm, Sun. 1:55pm)
    Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave NE, Olympia 98506
    oltadmin@olympialittletheatre.org www.olympialittletheatre.org

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "Evita" at Tacoma Musical Playhouse:

    Argentina's controversial First Lady is the subject "Evita," a dynamic, musical masterpiece. Through music both haunting and exuberant, "Evita" is as an arresting theatrical portrait as the woman herself. Friday-Sunday, April 10th-May 3rd. Friday performances are at 8pm, Saturdays at 8pm (with 2pm matinees April 25th & May 2nd) and Sundays at 2pm. Call for tickets at 253-565-6867 or visit www.tmp.org for more information.


    Friday-Sunday, April 10th-May 3rd
    Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Avenue, Tacoma
    253-565 www.tmp.org

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "The Fox on the Fairway" at Tacoma Little Theatre:

    A tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and '40s, "The Fox on the Fairway" is filled with mistaken identities and over-the-top shenanigans. Don't miss this charming and madcap play about romantic love - and a love affair with the game of golf. Friday-Sunday, April 17th-May 3rd. Call 253-272-2281 for times and tickets or visit www.tacomalittletheatre.com


    Friday-Sunday, April 17th-May 3rd
    Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 North I Street, Tacoma
    253-272-2281 www.tacomalittletheatre.com

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Washington State Spring Fair in Puyallup:

    washingtonstatefairspringfairKick off the spring with the Washington State Spring Fair! The whole family can enjoy a petting farm, swifty swine racing pigs, retro gaming, a monster truck show, KidZone with Brad's World Reptiles, Northwest Living & Garden, plus food, live entertainment and fireworks. Thursday-Sunday, April 16th-19th. Thursday is food drive day for the Puyallup Food Bank and Friday is Military Appreciate Day. Hours: Thursday (Free Kids Gate Admission, 0-18 years) 2-10pm; Friday-Saturday 10am-10pm; Sunday 10am-8pm. Call the 24 hour hotline for more details at 253-841-5045 or visit www.thefair.com 


    Thursday-Sunday, April 16th-19th
    Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW, Puyallup
    253-841-5045, info@thefair.com www.thefair.com

  • REGISTER Puyallup Walk for Diabetes Awareness:

    The District 19C Lions Clubs will have a fundraiser 5K walk for Diabetes Awareness on Saturday, May 2, 2015. The money raised will be used to fund diabetic retinopathy education programs; three-day diabetic emergency preparedness kits; and scholarships for diabetic kids to go to Camp Leo. Register online by April 19th.
     

    Register online for $22.25 to participate in the event.  Shirts are avaialbe for an additional $12 and need to be ordered on-line no later than April 19th. Shirts will not be available to purchase on the day of the event. They would like people to register to walk no later than April 19th so that they have a better idea as to how many people will be participating in the event. https://www.databarevents.com/lionsclubwalk


    Saturday, May 2nd 10am-2pm
    Bradley Lake Park, 531 31st Avenue SE, Puyallup 98374
    253-302-9527 https://www.facebook.com/events/1541615516105108/

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "The 39 Steps" at Lakewood Playhouse:

    The recipe for "The 39 Steps" is part Monty Python, part Shakespeare, part Alfred Hitchcock! It's a comedic treat with just the right dash of mystery, with one actor playing the hero, one actress playing three women and two clowns playing the other 150 roles. It's adventurous, intriguing with a few bits of naughtiness. Thursday-Sunday, April 16th-May 10th. Thursday-Saturday performances at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm (no Thursday show on May 7th). Call for tickets at 253-588-0042 or see www.lakewoodplayhouse.org 


    Thursday-Sunday, April 16th-May10th (times vary)
    Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood
    253-588-0042 www.lakewoodplayhouse.org

  • FREE! Marshmallow Peeps Diorama Contest:

    Make characters out of the well-known Marshmallow Peeps Easter candy and place them in scenes from your favorite literature! Create a diorama - a three-dimensional scene in miniature - and enter this unusual and fun contest. Entries accepted Thursday, April 16th to Thursday, April 23rd. Two optional diorama-making workshops: Wednesday, April 8th, 1-5pm and Friday, April 10th, 3-7pm. Call 360-352-0595 or visit www.TRL.org for details.


    Entries accepted Thursday to Thursday, April 16th-23rd
    Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Avenue SE, Olympia
    360-352-0595 www.TRL.org

  • Home & Garden Show in Centralia:

    The Home & Garden Show in Centralia is everything grownups are looking for to spruce up their home! Kids won't be disappointed, as the Kids Zone and magician Jeff Evans' appearance will be highlights of the event. There are featured speakers, food, raffles and free parking. Friday-Sunday, April 17th-19th. Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Tickets are $2 adults, $1 children and $5 for a family up to five persons. Call 360-748-8885 or see www.chamberway.com for more details.

     


    Friday-Sunday, April 17th-19th (Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4)
    Northwest Sports Hub, 701 Allen Ave., Centralia
    360-748-8885 www.chamberway.com

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "The Glass Menagerie" at Paradise Theatre:

    Don't miss "The Glass Menagerie"! Paradise Theatre presents the classic play about a frustrated writer, a nagging mother - who is often lost in memories of her southern Belle past - and a sister. All three of them are greatly affected by the painfully shy sister's "gentleman caller"! Friday-Sunday, April 17th-May 2nd. Friday-Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm (Special Dinner Theatre Saturday, May 2nd, 6pm). Tickets are $20 adults, $17 senior-military, $10 main floor ($2 more for mezzanine seating). See www.paradisetheatre.org or call 253-851-PLAY (7529) for tickets.


    Friday-Sunday, April 17th-May 2nd (times vary)
    Paradise Theatre, 9911 Burnham Dr. NW, Gig Harbor
    253-851-PLAY (7529) www.paradisetheatre.org

  • REGISTER NOW! Bicycle Commuter Contest:

    Join the Bicycle Commuter Contest as participants will bicycle to work, school or to do errands throughout the month of May and report their activity for prizes! The annual contest encourages and promotes bicycling in Thurston County to the tune of 1,500 participants.. Call 360-705-5874 or see www.bccblog.com for more information. Register online at www.intercitytransit.com 


    throughout May
    Thurston County
    360-705-5874, dgreen@intercitytransit.com www.bccblog.com

  • REGISTER NOW! Rochester Scholarship Association 5K Walk/Run:

    Enjoy a 5K run/walk on Saturday April 25th at Rochester High School to benefit the graduating seniors' scholarship fund. Individual and Team categories. Fun for the entire family! Register at http://www.rochester.wednet.edu/Page/1318. Deadline for registration including a t-shirt is April 15th. Participants may register the day of as well but no t-shirt is guaranteed. Registration fees are $30 for an individual and $100 for a team of four; student registration fee $20, student team of four is $60. Late registration is $40 for all.


    Saturday, April 25th (registration 8am, run 9am)
    Rochester High School, 19800 Carper Rd. SW, Rochester
    360-273-8734 http://www.rochester.wednet.edu/Page/1318

  • Big Home & Garden Show In Lacey:

    The Olympia Master Builders' BIG Home & Garden show is information and fun for all! Professionals in home related fields will answer questions, and there will be kitchen demonstrations, a dog house competition, food, live music and all kinds of activities for the kids. Free parking. Saturday-Sunday, April 18th-19th, 10am-6pm each day. Regular admission $5 (kids under 12 free), half off for seniors on Sunday. 

    Click here for $2 off coupon!


    Saturday-Sunday, April 18th-19th, 10am-6pm
    St. Martin's Marcus Pavilion, 5000 Abbey Way, Lacey
    360-754-0912 www.omb.org

  • Artist Armelle Bouchet O'Neill in Tacoma:

    Glass artist Armelle Bouchet O'Neill will finish a residency at the Museum of Glass Hotshop by talking about her work. The artist has displayed her work, which explores topography and the idea that every place is unique, in Sweden, Denmark and the Pacific Northwest. Sunday, April 19th, 2pm. See www.museumofglass.org or call 253-284-4750 for more information. 


    Sunday, April 19th, 2pm
    Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St.,Tacoma
    253-284-4750 www.museumofglass.org

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Harlequin Productions Fundraiser "Eclectica!"

    Don't miss Harlequin Productions’ annual fundraiser and season announcement party, "Eclectica!" Enjoy a catered dinner, no-host bar, live entertainment, a wine toss, a live auction, and the announcement of Harlequin’s Season 2016 lineup of shows. Sunday, April 19th, 5-8pm. Tickets: $30 per person. For more information, call 360-786-0151 or visit

    www.harlequinproductions.org 


    Sunday, April 19th, 5-8pm
    State Theater, 202 4th Ave., Olympia
    360-786-0151 www.harlequinproductions.org

  • GET TICKETS NOW! "A Streetcar Named Desire":

    The Evergreen Playhouse presents Tennessee Williams’ American classic, "A Streetcar Named Desire," directed by Shane Rivers! Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.brownpapertickets.com/  or at the door (cash or check only). Friday-Sunday, April 10th-26th, Friday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm. Starring Danielle Rivers as Blanche DuBois, Rich Garrett as Stanley Kowalski, and Michaela Hickey as Stella Kowalski.  Featuring Mark Pendleton, Scott Middleton, Duncan Eastman, Alene Stewart, Reva Rice, Courtney Simmons.

    Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for general admission. For more details, see www.evergreenplayhouse.com 


    Friday-Sunday, April 10th-26th (Friday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm)
    Evergreen Playhouse, 226 West Center Street, Centralia
    Shane Rivers/Shanerivers7@comcast.net www.evergreenplayhouse.com/