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  • RESERVE NOW! Washington Vets Will Clinic:

    Washington Vets Will Clinic and others provide free estate planning documents to veterans of the U.S. armed forces and their spouses. By appointment only - space is limited - deadline to sign up is October 10thProof of WA residency and military service (DD214) required. Spouses must present copy of valid marriage certificate. Saturday, October 18th, 8am-5pm. Rally Point 6, Lakewood. Sign up at .

    Made possible by the WA Vets Will Clinic, a collaboration of the Thurston County Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section, in cooperation with Army OneSource and the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.



    Saturday, October 18th, 8am-5pm
    9881 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood

  • 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! Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None":

    One of ten strangers trapped on an island resort is eliminating the others, one by one. Whodunnit? "And Then There Were None" is a terrifying mystery, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic "Ten Little Indians." Friday-Sunday, September 12th-October 12th & Thursday, September 11th ("Pay What You Can" preview), 18th & 25th. Shows at 2pm & 8pm - see website. Lakewood Playhouse, Lakewood. For information and tickets, call 253-588-0042 or see 

    Thursday-Sunday, September 11th-October 12th 2 & 8pm shows - see website
    Lakewood Playhouse, Lakewood

  • 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

  • North Thurston High School Holiday Craft Showcase:

    Do you love arts and crafts? Well, you could be a vendor at North Thurston High School's Marketing Department Holiday Craft Showcase Saturday, November 8th! Registration deadline for vendors is October 10th. Contact Ronna Reed at or call (360) 412-4599 for details on registering. Registration fee for vendors is $35.

    Saturday, November 8th 9am-3pm
    North Thurston High School, 600 Sleater Kinney Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506
    (360) 412-4599

  • Thurston County Voter Registration:

    Voter Registration Deadlines for the November 4, 2014 General Election

    Monday, October 6, 2014

    • Deadline to register online or by mail.
    • Deadline to transfer to a new address or update your current registration.
    • Registered voters who fail to update their registrations by this date may vote based on their previously registered address.


    Monday, October 27, 2014


    • Deadline for first time registrations in Washington State.
    • You must register in person at the Auditor’s Office.

    To find your voter registration status, contact the Elections Division at (360) 786-5408 or visit the Thurston County Election website at


    Today through October 27. Office open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
    Thurston County Courthouse Building 1 rm. 106, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Olympia 98502

  • 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

  • Alzheimer's Association Olympia Adult Children Caregiver Support Group:

    Caring for a parent with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association Adult Children Caregiver Support Groups provide a consistent and caring place for adult children to learn, share and gain emotional support from other adult children who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a parent with memory loss. Meetings are on the first Thursday of every month.

    1st Thursday of each month from 6-8pm
    Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia, WA 98501
    360-586-6181 ext. 121

  • 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)

  • FREE! Distinguished Spiritual Leader William Meninger Speaks In Lacey:

    Father William Meninger, a Trappist monk best known for reviving the early Christian practice of contemplative prayer, will share his insights on how the practice can build a closer relationship with God. The public is invited to this free talk, which will last about two hours. Thursday, October 2nd, 7pm, Marcus Pavilion, St. Martin's University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey.  

    Thursday, October 2nd, 7pm
    St. Martin's University Marcus Pavilion, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey

  • FREE! Public Lecture on 100 Years of Library Service:

    Historian Shannon Stevenson will talk about local library history and why libraries are a civic necessity in a lecture supported by the Olympia Historical Society and the Bigelow House. Refreshments will be served - this event is free and open to the public. Thursday, October 2nd, 7:30pm. Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave. SE, Olympia. For details, call 360-352-0505 or visit This event takes place after hours and no other services will be available.

    Thursday, October 2nd, 7:30pm
    Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave. SE, Olympia

  • Harlequin Productions Presents "Clybourne Park":

    Harlequin Productions Presents "Clybourne Park," a black & white comedy by Bruce Norris October 2-25, 2014 (Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm). Tickets: general $31, senior/military $28, student/youth $20. Rush tickets available at Box Office ½ hour before curtain, (360) 786-0151 or

    October 2-25. Thursdays-Saturdays 8pm, Sunday matinees 2pm
    State Theater, 202 4th Ave E, downtown Olympia 98501