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Sunday, April 20, 2014
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  • FREE 24-HOUR HELP! Crisis Clinic and Youth Help Line

    Help is a phone call away! Volunteers are available around the clock for confidential and anonymous support and for information and referral. Call the Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties or the Youth Help Line! Crisis Clinic 360-586-2800; Youth Help Line 360-586-2777.


    Crisis Clinic 360-586-2800, Youth Help Line 360-586-2777

  • "Bohemian Boudoir" - The History of Feminine Luxury Glass:

    bohemian-boudoir-imageMuseum of Glass presents "Bohemian Boudoir," highlighting over 40 glass crystal perfume bottles and bedroom accessories handcrafted in what is now the Czech Republic in the 1920s and '30s. With a renewed interest in the culture of the '20s (e.g. the new version of "The Great Gatsby" and TV's "Downton Abbey"), these exquisite pieces have stood the test of time. Exhibit runs through Thursday, May 1st. Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street, Tacoma. For more information, contact 253-284-4750 


  • Beach Naturalist Training:

    REGISTER NOW! South Sound Estuary Association is seeking volunteers to participate in Beach Naturalist Training. There are 4 classroom and 2 on-the-beach training sessions. Volunteers support the "Meet Us At the Beach" program where they interact with beach goers during summer weekend low tides and help them see the amazing number of creatures that live in the intertidal zone. April 19th, 2014 to May 31st, 2014, must attend six of nine sessions offered, times vary, Boston Harbor Fire Station & on-the-beach, Olympia. For more information, contact: 360-754-7371

  • Pierce County Youth Kickball League:

    REGISTER NOW! Pierce County Youth Kickball League: Girls & boys ages 8-9 and 10-11 are invited to play kickball on 10-player teams in a Pierce County Parks six-week program. Practices are held one evening each week prior to league play - Monday to Thursday - games are on Saturdays. $30 fee includes t-shirt. April 12th, 2014 to May 17th, 2014,, Gonyea Playfield 1, 10100-10199 10th Ave. S., Tacoma. For more information, contact: Chad Harvell 253-798-4104

  • REGISTER TODAY! Bicycle Commuter Contest:

    Intercity Transit's Bicycle Commuter Contest is gearing up once again! This month-long event encourages Thurston County residents and commuters to use bikes for transportation. Register in April, log the miles you've biked through the month of May, and turn in your mileage log in early June for rewards and prizes! Recreational and training miles don't count. Full list of related events and registration at the link below.

  • REGISTER TODAY! Register for Spring/Summer Classes, Camps & Programs:

    Registration for all City of Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Spring and Summer camps, classes, trips and other programs is now open! Check out the full brochure online at the link below

    Various Locations

  • Easter Sunrise Service:

    Join the Veterans of Foreign Wars for a special Easter Sunrise Service.

    Sunday, April 20th at 7am
    Mills and Mills Funeral Home, 5725 Littlerock Rd SW, Tumwater
    James Strathdee 509-993-3115

  • Sunday Night Swing:

    Sunday Night Swing is back! Enjoy a great night of dancing featuring swing and blues. Whether this is your first time or you are an experienced dance veteran, come out for a night of fun! All ages; admission $5. Experienced swing dancers can get a lesson first for an additional $5. There is also a beginner lesson at no extra charge. Sundays 7:30pm to April 27th, 2014, 6pm experienced lesson, 7pm beginners' lesson. Olympia Ballroom, 116 Legion Way SE, Olympia. For more information, contact: Monty Norris

  • Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention:

    When we work to protect children from abuse and neglect, we not only reap the benefit of a healthier, happier child, but we also benefit as a whole community. Studies have shown time and again that protecting our children from abuse, neglect, and domestic violence today means they are less likely to have problems with addiction, employment, mental illness, and more.


    Do You know a child who is being abused? Call the DSHS 24-hour hotline at 1-866-363-4276.

    For Parents: Olympia Crisis Clinic 24-hr hotline 1-800-627-2211

                     SafePlace 24-hr Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Hotline 360-754-6300


    You can also visit these links:

    For info about child abuse prevention and family support programs, visit Family Educaiton & Support Services at

    To learn more about DSHS Child Protective Services and other programs protecting children, go to

    For a list of emergency service contacts and other resources, go to the Thurston County website at and click on the link under the heading about Child Abuse Prevention

    To learn more about the Thurston Thrives initiative, visit




  • 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

  • Easter Sunday Morning Celebration:

    Join Hidden Creek Community Church for their Easter Sunday Morning Celebration! Breakfast will be served at 10am, followed by a celebration worship service at 11am. Everyone is invited!  Bring a friend and celebrate the holiday - children are welcome! Sunday, April 20th 10am

    Hidden Creek Community Church, 1807 9th Avenue SW, Olympia 98502

  • Olympia Family Theater Presents "Orphan Train":

    BUY TICKETS NOW! Olympia Family Theater Presents "Orphan Train": The story of nine orphans on an “orphan train” that left New York City on May 28th, 1914. The train travels to Midwestern towns in search of homes, any homes, anywhere for the orphaned children The whistle wails as the train chugs between encounters of anxiety, laughter, rejection, and acceptance. Eight stories unfold, each a memorable surprise. Tickets are $16 for Adults, $13 for Students/Seniors/Military, and $10 for Youth. April 4th, 2014 to April 20th, 2014, Thurs-Fri 7pm, Sat-Sun 1pm, April 13th & 19th 4:30pm, Washington Center, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia, Stage II. For more information, contact: Olympia Family Theater 360-570-1638


  • Eagles Easter Egg Hunt:

    Olympia Eagles #21 will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Day, Sunday, April 20 at 2pm, for children 1 to 12 years old! Kids will be divided into four age groups. Come at least 1/2 hour early to get to your child's age group.

    Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive, Olympia

  • FREE! Olympia Lodge #1 Easter Egg Hunt:

    Bunny time! Olympia Lodge #1 invites your kids (0-3, 4-7, and 8-12) to hunt some eggs and hug the bunny on Easter Sunday, April 20th at 5pm! There's a prize in every egg and very special bunny prizes! There will be coffee for the bigs, juices for the littles, and nibbles for those that are peckish. Bring $5 to get pictures taken with the Easter Bunny!


    South Sound Manor, 455 North St, Tumwater, WA 98501

  • Shelton Community Open Mic:

    Shelton Performers Unite put on an Open Mic every month for singers, musicians, poets, comedians, etc. Piano accompanist available (bring music). Family environment; children welcome. Refreshments provided. Every third Sunday of month 6-8pm, Shelton Presbyterian Church, 1430 Shelton Springs Rd., Shelton 98584. For more information, contact: Vincent Anderson 360-239-2683

    Vincent Anderson 360-239-2683