A Cheapskate's Road Map to Happiness

Event: 
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Author, national speaker and media personality Jeff Yeager delivers practical and potentially life-changing advice about money, happiness and our consumer culture --- how to spend less and enjoy life more. We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

Arbor Day Celebration

Event: 
Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Children and families are invited to celebrate Arbor Day at the Tumwater Timberland Library by making some simple tree-related crafts. While supplies last, the City of Tumwater will also give away free tree seedlings and other Arbor Day memorabilia.  We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

Downsize and Declutter

Event: 
Thu, 03/30/2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Having trouble taking control of your home? This class teaches audiences the benefits of downsizing and decluttering, and walks them through the process with helpful tips and encouragement along the way. The Tumwater Timberland Library is located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

Lindsay Schopfer Book Release Party

Event: 
Tue, 04/11/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of local author Lindsay Schopfer's new steampunk novel, “Into the North”. Lindsay will read selections from the book, the second in the Keltin Moore series and sequel to "The Beast Hunter".  Books will be available for purchase and signing, and refreshments will be provided. We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

 

Ebb and Flow - film, shellfish & wine

Event: 
Sun, 03/26/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Spring Hiking with Alan Bauer

Event: 
Thu, 04/06/2017 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Come see Alan share his ideas, images, and humorous stories about hiking in the spring season. With much to share from his work on many of The Mountaineers Books, Alan will bring great ideas for staying active in the outdoors from winter into the spring months.

This program will take place at the Olympia Timberland Library, located at 313 8th Ave SE. Please call 360-352-0595 with any questions.

South Sound Climate Action Convention

Event: 
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

David Roberts, who writes about environmental issues for Vox, will be giving the keynote, and there'll be some closing remarks from Congressman Denny Heck. There's an agenda and details about the program online.

Eclectica! Harlequin's Season Announcement Party

Event: 
Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:00pm

Coming to the State Theater: Harlequin’s 2018 Season Announcement Party

 Harlequin Productions’ annual fundraiser and season announcement party, ECLECTICA!, will be held on Saturday April 1 (no foolin’) from 5:00-8:00 pm at the State Theater in downtown Olympia. Attendees will start with a catered dinner from Pellegrino’s and there will be a no-host bar. The evening includes Harlequin’s famous wine toss game, live auctioning of a few special items, and the announcement of their Season 2018 lineup of shows. Don’t be surprised if there’s maybe even a little tomfoolery to commemorate the holiday.

Guests will hear from the directors and artistic directors about each of the seven shows that have been chosen for Season 2018. Patrons will also enjoy some of their favorite actors giving readings from each of the shows. A song or two may be possible as well.

    WHO:                Harlequin Productions

     WHAT:             Eclectica!

     WHEN:             Saturday April 1, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM

     WHERE:          The Historic State Theater – 202 4th Avenue East, Downtown Olympia 98501

     PRICE:             $25 per person

     TICKETS:        Tickets and info available at www.harlequinproductions.org, or by calling 360/786-0151

Dive into the Sharks of Puget Sound

Event: 
Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

You may be surprised that Puget Sound is home to twelve shark species. From common sharks like the spiny dogfish, to elusive deep-water sharks like the basking shark, you’ll learn about our toothy, water-bound neighbors through all-day art projects and an engaging 2 pm presentation at the WET Science Center. We hope you swim by! 

Rain Garden Challenge!

Event: 
Sat, 06/17/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Do you know where water goes when it rains? At 1 pm, join educators from the City of Lacey at the WET Center to find out! First, see how cities are changing the way water flows to Puget Sound. Then find out how you can be the solution to water pollution! Use materials like rocks, clay, soil, and moss to build your own miniature rain garden. Finally, enjoy a friendly competition to see whose model soaks up the most water during a simulated heavy rain!

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