|Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
DONATE TODAY! Drexel House Photography Club:
Drexel House, an emergency shelter for Olympia's poorest and most vulnerable population, is seeking monetary or single-use disposable camera donations. This free photography club gives members a chance to share their perspectives through visual art with the greater community. Using various photography techniques, participants each shoot several rolls of film and choose among their favorites to become larger prints at Olympia's Arts Walk. Donations will help with the cost of developing film and printing prints. Donate by October 1.
Drexel House, 604 Devoe Street SE, Olympia
360-753-3340, extension 9, email@example.com www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer?pagename=housing_drexelhouse
REGISTER NOW! Master Recycler Training:
Volunteers are needed to become Master Recyclers and Composters and increase public awareness in Thurston County. Participants will join a five-week course to learn about waste prevention, recycling, and composting. Training will be held every other Tuesday from September 9th through November 4th. Two Saturday morning field trips are scheduled for September 27th and October 11. Online applictions available now at www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=944816522 . Applications are due August 22 by 5 p.m. and a $75 course fee will be collected the first class. Space is limited and preference will be given to applicants who live in Thurston County. For more information visit www.ThurstonCountySolidWaste.org.
Sept. 9th-Nov. 4th
360-867-2162 www.ThursonSolidWaste.org www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=944816522
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. www.crisis-clinic.org
Crisis Clinic 360-586-2800, Youth Help Line 360-586-2777 www.crisis-clinic.org
DONATE! Capital Mall "Be A Hero" Clothing Drive!
Be a hero! Help provide new clothing to local children in need. Donate new back to school clothing for a local child in our community during the clothing drive which benefits Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County. Stop by one of five drop-off locations in Capital Mall between August 1st and 31st. Help local children start the year off fresh and inspired. Visit http://shoppingcapitalmall.com for further details.
August 1st through August 31st
Capital Mall, 625 Black Lake Blvd., Olympia 98502
(360) 754.8098 www.shoppingcapitalmall.com
Vaudeville Show Auditions:
The 8th Annual Lord Franzannian Vaudeville Show is seeking new performance acts! Get your Act Together now! Auditions are at the Midnight Sun Performance Space, downtown Olympia. Saturday, August 16th & 23rd, 3pm. Midnight Sun Performance Space, Olympia. Call Director Elizabeth Lord at 360-250-2721 with questions or go to www.professionaltalker.com. Vaudeville Show Definition: A series of unrelated acts performed in rapid succession. Very Popular in the United States in the early part of the 20th century. BigShowCity Performing Arts Organization is seeking short (2-6 minutes) live performance acts that are often: funny, or skillful, or daring, or weird, or simply audience worthy (not so much serious drama, not so much rock bands). Solo acts or group numbers. Acrobats, Dancers, Jugglers, Puppeteers, Storytellers, Singers, Actors, Magicians, Comedy - all talents encouraged from the traditional to the modern bizarre. All performers selected to be part of the show will receive a stipend.
Actual Vaudeville show runs: September 19-28, 2014
Saturday, August 16th & 23rd, 3pm
The Midnight Sun, 113 N. Columbia Street, 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
360-893-6739/ firstname.lastname@example.org www.chasegarden.org
Regal Summer Movie Express!
Family fun movies playing on Tuesdays & Wednesdays for the summertime!
Admission to these movies during the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets must be purchased at the theater and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. Search for a theater in your area to see where the Summer Movie Express is playing. Dates vary from theater to theater. Dates shown are for Regal's Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX in Lacey.
2014 Movie Schedule for Regal's Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX in Lacey:
- Week 1 (June 24-25, 2014)
The Smurfs 2
- Week 2 (July 1-2)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
The Pirates: Band of Misfits
- Week 3 (July 8-9)
Despicable Me 2
- Week 4 (July 15-16)
The Lego Movie
- Week 5 (July 22-23)
The Adventures of Tintin
Rise of the Guardians
- Week 6 (July 29-30)
Kung Fu Panda 2
- Week 7 (August 5-6)
- Week 8 (August 12-13)
Walking with Dinosaurs
- Week 9 (August 19-20)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10am
Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX, Lacey & other participating Regal Theaters
FREE! Tumwater Riverwalk Tours:
Free guided walking tours along the Deschutes River in Tumwater will bring life to Tumwater’s pioneer era. The walking tour is approximately one half-mile and lasts one hour. It follows gently sloping paths along the river, crosses bridges, and descends stairs to the lower Tumwater Falls. Additional Riverwalk Tours are scheduled every Wednesday and Friday at 10:30am through September and can accommodate 25 people, first-come-first serve basis. Presented by the Olympia Tumwater Foundation.
Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30am through Sept. 26th
Starts at Tumwater Falls Park office
FREE! An Afternoon at the Lacey Museum:
Spend an afternoon at the Lacey Museum and take an individualized tour. Enjoy light refreshments and take in a presentation on the status of a new project, called the Lacey Museum at the Depot. Wednesday, August 20th, 4-6pm. Lacey Museum, 829 Lacey Street SE, Lacey. The Lacey Historical Commission will hold their August meeting at 6:30pm in the main room or garden of the museum, weather permitting.
Wednesday, August 20th, 4-6pm
Lacey Museum, 829 Lacey St SE, Lacey
FREE! All Open Mic Poetry Reading:
The Olympia Poetry Network sponsors an entire Open Mic night where poets young and old, published or unpublished can share their work. Poets are asked to limit their reading to three minutes. Write a new poem or bring an old one, but be there! Wednesday, August 20, 6:30-8 p.m. Traditions Café, 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia. Free!
Wednesday, August 20th, 6:30-8pm
Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia
Good Vibrations Celebration Concert:
Mark Stanton Welch will bring his Good Vibrations Celebration involving guitar, keyboard, drum, and voice to Unity of Olympia Wednesday August 20 at 7pm.
Often seen on stage with presenters like Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, or Alan Cohen, Welch is known for beautiful original music credited with relieving stress and boosting healthy responses by the body. The public is welcome to this latest in a series of concerts at Unity of Olympia. Ticket price is free but a donation will be accepted.
Wednesday August 20 at 7pm
Unity of Olympia 9535 Fern Street SW (just off Division on 9th), Olympia, WA 98502
FREE! Music In the Park - Ko Ko Jo:
Ko Ko Jo will perform Variety Rock in the second-to-last Wednesday installment of the popular Music In the Park summer series. Wednesday, August 20th, 7-8pm. Sylvester Park, Olympia. Free!
Wednesday, August 20th, 7-8pm
Sylvester Park, Olympia