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Native Plant Walk at McLane Creek Nature Trail

Event: 
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join experts from the Native Plant Salvage Foundation for an informal guided plant walk at McLane Creek Nature Trail on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays in June, July & August from 6:00-7:00 PM.  Come learn the names and ecological and ethnobotanical roles of our beautiful NW native plants.  All ages and levels of expertise welcome!  Suggested donation is $5-$20/person.  Discovery Pass required for parking. For more information:  https://nativeplantsalvage.org

Healthcare Advocacy

Event: 
Wed, 06/14/2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

This class teaches audiences the importance of speaking up when talking to doctors about their healthcare. It also explains what health advocates are, and how they can help people get answers to their questions about healthcare concerns. 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.

WaterWise Native Plant Sale

Event: 
Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Water-Wise & Native Plant Sale: Featuring Native & Specialty Plants

Sunday April 30th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
5033 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia

Hard-to-find specialty native and water-wise perennial flowers, ferns, small shrubs, and rain garden plants will be offered for sale by the Native Plant Salvage Foundation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30th at the WSU Extension Office, 5033 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia. The event will feature plants that are drought-tolerant, disease resistant, and sure to attract native birds and butterflies! Buyers may pre-order, or shop in person on April 30.  For more information, contact nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com or 360-867-2167, or visit our website!

Advance Directives

Event: 
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us at the Tumwater Timberland Library on Thursday, April 27, for an overview of key discussions people can have with their loved ones and caregivers. It also highlights what documents they can sign to ensure their healthcare wishes are carried out when the time comes.

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.

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.

Sister Spit 20th Anniversary Tour

Event: 
Fri, 03/03/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In 2017 the Sister Spit Tour celebrates 20 years on the road, featuring six women artists who offer a critical, intersectional and often humorous lens to issues of feminism, race, size, class, identity, technology, gender and sexuality. Sister Spit is a traveling road show that brings provocative, emerging queer and feminist artists to venues across the US. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library.

The Olympia Timberland Library is located at 313 8th Ave SE. Please call 360-352-0595 with any questions.

UFOs in the Northwest

Event: 
Sat, 01/21/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

James Clarkson, Washington State Director of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), looks back over 30 years of UFO Investigations in the Pacific Northwest.

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.

 

Winter Twig Identification Field Course

Event: 
Sun, 01/22/2017 - 10:00am

Winter Twig Identification Field Course

Sunday, January 22, Choose between a morning class from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OR an afternoon class from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Are you interested in adding a new dimension to your winter outings? Check out the "Winter Twig Identification" field course led by the Native Plant Salvage Foundation. Through this “walking workshop,” you will learn the secrets of identifying local deciduous trees and shrubs without their leaves.

The course takes place on a scenic West Olympia trail, where small groups of learners will be paired with local plant experts to learn the keys to identify our native plants species. Cost is $5 per person, with learning materials provided.

For event details and to reserve your space in the class, please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com. We ask for your phone number, and your preference between the morning or afternoon sessions.

http://www.nativeplantsalvage.org/plant-identification-classes/

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