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Thursday, April 24, 2014
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  • FREE! Mother Earth Day to May Day - People, Planet & Peace Over Profit:

    The Global Climate Convergence is an education/direct action campaign, beginning with “10 Days to Change Course,” different events daily from Earth Day to May Day coordinated locally by the Olympia Movement for Justice & Peace. The goal is to build collaboration across the nation, as our issues will only be solved by masses of people coming together in a unified movement. For a full list of events and more information, visit the websites below.




    360-352-8526 or mediaisland@riseup.net www.globalclimateconvergence.org www.OMJP.net

  • 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

  • Comedy in the Box Series:

    BUY TICKETS TODAY! Washington Center's wildly popular comedy cabaret continues! Some of the finest touring comedians working today are presented in a cozy cabaret setting. Most evenings feature a headlining act with two opening performers. A full bar is available in the lobby throughout the evening. 21+ April 24th, 2014, 7:30pm, Washington Center Black Box Theater, Olympia. For more information, contact: Washington Center Box Office 360-753-8586
    www.washingtoncenter.org






  • "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 www.museumofglass.org 




    253-284-4750

  • SMU Master's Degree Programs Info Session:

    Join St. Martin's faculty, students, and staff to learn more about their face-to-face evening Master's degree programs in Business, Education, Counseling, and Engineering. Thursday, April 24th, 5:30-6:30pm. SMU, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey - new Cebula Hall, 2nd floor. For more information, contact 360-412-6142 gradstudies@stmartin.edu www.stmartin.edu/GradStudies/ 






  • 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.




    dgreen@intercitytransit.com http://thurstonbcc.blogspot.com/

  • 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.




    360-753-8380 www.olympiawa.gov/experienceit

  • Dining Out for Life Day:

    Dine Out in Olympia & Tacoma to fight AIDS & HIV! Restaurants in Thurston & Pierce Counties will donate at least 25% of their profits from "Dining Out for Life Day" to AIDS service organizations. See the website to find participating restaurants in Olympia & Tacoma - and whether it's for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (or all of them) - and bring friends & family. Thursday, April 24th.



    Various Olympia & Tacoma locations
    Pierce_County_AIDS_Foundation@mail.vresp.com www.diningoutforlife.com/tacoma

  • 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/ rbmcivor@comcast.net www.chasegarden.org

  • BUY TICKETS NOW! YWCA of Olympia's Spring into Action Luncheon:

    Join the your local YWCA for their annual Spring Into Action Luncheon, featuring Thurston County Commissioner Karen Valenzuela! Tickets are $35, with proceeds will benefitting the Girls Without Limits!, Girls Circle, and Girls For A Change empowerment programs. Thursday, April 24th at 11:30am

     



    Indian Summer Golf Club, Lacey WA
    360-352-0593 www.ywcaofolympia.org

  • Rochester Kindergarten Parent Information Night:

    Parents registering their child in Rochester Primary's kindergarten can visit classrooms and meet teachers at a kindergarten information night. Free childcare is provided by reservation. Thursday, April 24th, 4-5:30pm. Students must be registered before they can be screened at Kindergarten Roundup on May 22nd.



    Rochester Primary School, 7440 James Rd. SW
    360-273-5161 (childcare reservation 360-858-1765)

  • League of Women Voters Meeting - "Homelessness":

    The League of Women Voters of Thurston county meeting topic for April will be "Homelessness." Phil Owens from SideWalk will be speaking on causes and solutions, and Sidewalk's role in reducing the homeless population.


    Thursday, April 24th at 6pm
    Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia
    360-352-8220 http://www.lwvthurston.org/calendar.html

  • Capital High School Theatre Presents "Little Shop of Horrors":

    On the streets of Skid Row lies a flower shop owned by Mr. Mushnik (Ethan Bujeaud). When business looks grim and the shop may need to close down, Seymour (Asher Entrekin), the young orphaned shop attendant finds a new variety of plant which brings new opportunities for Seymour, including a special friendship with Audrey (Vanessa McCormick), the girl he secretly loves. Now if he can only get past her abusive dentist boyfriend, Orin (Jackson Jones). Fame and fortune follow this remarkable plant, and so does disaster. This jazzy rock musical is as fun as is it quirky. Cameo performances by staff members and administration will also be enjoyed. Be prepared to laugh and be horrified while enjoying this theatrical event. Rated PG-13. Performance dates are Thursday-Saturday April 24-26 and May 1-3 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $8 for students and senior citizens, $10 general admission, and can be purchased at http://capital.osd.wednet.edu/extracurricular/drama/drama or  reserved by calling box office at (360) 596-8053.



    Capital H.S., 2707 Conger Ave NW, Olympia
    360-596-8043 http://capital.osd.wednet.edu