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Steps for Small Business Start-Up

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Tue, 05/19/2015 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Trainers from the Thurston Economic Development Council's Business Resource Center will teach the steps it takes to start a new business. This month’s theme is “Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses That Work and Save You Money.” This program is the second in a series. The next installment will be in July.

Don't Say We Did Not Know - Israeli Activist Amos Gvirtz

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Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Amos Gvirtz, a lifelong pacifist and Israeli peace activist, will speak Thursday, April 30th, at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 701 Franklin St. SE, in Olympia.  Gvirtz is author of "Don't Say We Did Not Know, “ a collection of writing about government actions that affect the Palestinian and Bedouin communities in Israel and Palestine.  His recently published book, Don’t Say We Did Not Know, focuses upon the moral questions he feels Israelis must face today.  Gvirtz will discuss the difficulties human rights and peace organizations in his country face, along with the history of their successes, and the risks Occupation presents for the future existence of Israel.   Gvirtz is a longtime member of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) and part of the Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality.   The free event in Koinonia Hall is sponsored by the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice.

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Green Hill Youth Presentation on the School to Prison Pipeline

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Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Youth from Green Hill School will speak about their experiences including the school-to-prison pipeline and racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system. Green Hill School is a juvenile correction facility with the mission to transform lives by providing meaningful educational/vocational opportunities that will inspire and prepare young men for successful living, learning and working. The school provides academic high school coursework as well as vocational training in wood shop, welding, automotive maintenance, horticulture and landscaping, and computer drafting and technology. They partner with the Evergreen State College Gateways for Incarcerated Youth for college credit and academic mentoring. Youth on the United Youth Council have testified before the State Supreme Court, legislators, and schools across the state. Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. Phone: 360-943-7790. Intercity Transit route 12/13.

Plan Today for a Better Financial Tomorrow

Event: 
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
It's Smart Money Week! Get the lowdown on saving, budgeting and planning for retirement at this workshop presented by Lyn Peters from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions. Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501 Phone: 360-943-7790 Intercity Transit route 12/13

Mother's Day 5K Run--come run for your mum!

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Sun, 05/10/2015 - 8:45am - 10:30am

Come out on Mother's Day and run the 5K; a fundraiser supporting families of Thurston County through the Family Support Center of South Sound! 

Register here: http://www.active.com/olympia-wa/running/distance-running-races/mother-s-day-5k-2015?int=

Still looking for volunteers, sponsors and participants! Email Natalie for details: NatalieM@fscss.org

Mini-Golf at the Library

Event: 
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us at the Tumwater Timberland Library for an exciting game of mini golf. Each player will putt through 9 holes. Stop by the library starting April 3 to get your free ticket and tee time. Program paid for by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library. The library is normally closed at this time and will only be open for this event.

Heart Healthy Lifestyle

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Sat, 02/07/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Saturday, Feb 7 at the Tumwater Timberland Library, Jennifer O'Brien, RN will speak about heart healthy options for diet and meal planning. The presentation will be followed by free blood pressure screenings.

Stuffed Animal Singalong Sleepover

Event: 
Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Hey kids! Bring your favorite stuffed animal for a sleepover at the Tumwater Timberland Library! After a singalong of songs and movement games, we'll tuck the animals in and say goodnight. Come back the next day between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to pick up your stuffed animal friend and find out what mischief the animals got into during their night at the library! This event is part of the Family Read & Sing Aloud, a Timberland Regional Library districtwide program.

Pie Fest 2015

Event: 
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Eat pie! Win raffle prizes from local merchants! Compete in the pie baking contest! (entries accepted 10 am to 11:30 am. read the rules here.) All to support the Thurston County Food Bank and Senior Nutrition Program. The fun happens at the Olympia Center 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia, Washington 98501

Tooth Time

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Thu, 02/26/2015 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

It’s a special Tumwater Timberland Library storytime! Children 3-6 years will learn about taking good care of their teeth, listen to a story and make a tooth puppet to celebrate Dental Health Month. Dental health goodie bags will also be available while supplies last.

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