August 2015

Star Wars Night

Event: 
Fri, 09/25/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Children and families can celebrate Star Wars and reading with crafts, activities, and refreshments at the Tumwater Timberland Library. Free tickets will be available at the library information desk beginning Friday, September 11. The library is normally closed at this time and will be open only for the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13. 

 

Long-Term Care Financial Basics

Event: 
Wed, 09/09/2015 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Start today to prepare for the cost of long-term care and understand Medicaid pre-planning. Barry Gesche, long-term care broker, will discuss the nine steps that will give you knowledge today about how to plan for potential long-term care issues. This event will be repeated at the Tenino Timberland Library on Wednesday, September 23 @5:00 p.m.

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13. 

Introduction to Ashtanga (Power) Yoga

Event: 
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Get a glimpse into how yoga can empower your soul. Dive into the flow with power yoga. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome. Bring your own mat, water bottle and small towel. Return home feeling cleansed, strengthened, and motivated—and ready to stand in your power.   There are four sessions offered: 9/14, 9/21, 10/5, and 10/12. Please register by calling 943-7790.

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13. 

Reflecting on Gaza

Event: 
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Marking the one year anniversary of the Israeli military assault on Gaza in 2014, the Rachel Corrie Foundation presents Reflecting on Gaza, with special guests Maxine Fookson, Dr. Steve Niva, Eitan Isaacson, and Mohammed Usrof.  Panelists will share their personal connections to the region and discuss 2014 events in Gaza, their impact, and what lies ahead.  A community discussion on how to prevent a repeat of last year's events will follow.  The event is at Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Avenue SW, in Olympia.
 

 

Oil Train Forum

Event: 
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Running the Risk: Washington’s Fight Against Oil by Rail

Thursday, September 3rd, 6:30-9:00 pm

Olympia Center 222 Columbia St, Olympia

 

Join us for a free community forum and discussion on the oil industry’s plan to build five new processing facilities in our state, and how oil transport threatens our community, our waterways, and our livelihoods.

Olympia Jazz Central presents Dmitri Matheny Group at Rhythm & Rye

Event: 
Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Renowned jazz artist Dmitri Matheny will celebrate the international release of Sagebrush Rebellion, his tenth album as a leader, on Monday, August 31 at 8:00 pm at Rhythm & Rye in Olympia Washington.

The Olympia Jazz Central-sponsored appearance, part of a 100-city tour of the United States, will showcase selections from the new album, balancing fresh, original works with familiar jazz classics, hard bop, west coast cool and beloved standards from the Great American Songbook.

The Dmitri Matheny Group, directed by flugelhornist and composer Matheny, features Brian Kinsella on keyboard, Jeff Johnson on bass and Greg Williamson on drums.

“The Dmitri Matheny Group is a cohesive and seamless unit,” writes All About Jazz, “serving up equal parts soulful expression, caressing phrases, imaginative asides, and dedicated lyricism.”

Queer Rock Camp Show @ Olympia Library!

Event: 
Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Come out, get loud (in the library!), and rock out with local bands featuring volunteers and campers from this year's and last year's Queer Rock Camp, a program of Stonewall Youth that aims to empower youth and build community through music. QRC supports the fluidity of gender and sexuality and sees music as a way to amplify resilience and self-expression. In just one week, campers learn an instrument, form bands, write songs, and perform at a public showcase at the Capitol Theater (on Saturday, August 15th). Bands performing at the library include Agatha and K8YH8R.

Amazing World of the Honeybee

Event: 
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Learn about the bee's incredible life inside the hive from Laurie Pyne of the Olympia Beekeepers Association. Why are bees important to us all, what are the current threats and concerns and what can people do to help? Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Tumwater Library.

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13. 

Tending Your Gut Garden

Event: 
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Take an active role in supporting your health through your better digestion. What is the microbiome and how do you take care of it? Get acquainted with gut flora, learn the symptoms and causes of imbalance, and explore ways cultivate a healthy garden of gut bacteria through food and medicinal herbs. Meghan Hintz, Certified Fermentationist and Health Coach will share her knowledge of digestive challenges, food sensitivities, and improving overall health through digestion. 

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13. 

 

 

 

Summer Reading Party

Event: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Celebrate all of the reading you did this summer at the Tumwater Timberland Library's End of Summer Party! There will be cake, crafts, games, and balloon animals. Program paid for by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13.