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Lakefair Royalty Crowns and Capes Story Time

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Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Kids can join this year's Olympia Lakefair Royalty Court at the library for a story time and meet & greet! Bring a camera to take photos with this year's queen and princesses, who are amazing local high school students. The Capital Lakefair Royalty Scholarship Program is one of the most prestigious and longest running scholarship programs in the local area. The program began in 1958 and has provided more than 240 participants with over $250,000 in scholarship funding. 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

Brian Waite Band

Event: 
Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Rock’em City is teeming with bad guys. And they’re stealing MUSIC! You gotta come help. Get on your super duds, grab your pals and come help knock the socks off these music thieves. 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

Amazement Magic Show with Jeff Evans

Event: 
Sat, 07/04/2015 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm

See magician Jeff Evans and his show of spectacular stunts and outrageous magic at the Artesian Family Festival and Thunder Valley Fireworks Show. A favorite of Tumwater's 4th of July celebration for over a decade, Jeff's blend of professional silliness and amazing magic has something for kids and adults. After the show, he'll be strolling about Thunder Valley sharing his close-up miracles with the masses. 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 Valley Golf Course, 4611 Tumwater Valley Dr SE, Tumwater.

Louie Foxx, Magician

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kids will gasp in awe and laugh hysterically as Magician Louie Foxx demonstrates “super powers” inspired by characters in his favorite books. 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.

SideWalk Swing!

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Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

A night of Swing Dancing to benefit SideWalk!  (SideWalk -- where we work with the homeless to help them find their homes.)  Olympia Eagles Club, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia  98501
$10 at the door.
Not a dancer?  Come watch the Swing Dance Competition with local VIP judges!
The night will also feature:
    A live band
    A dance lesson
    A short explanation of SideWalk
    A swing Dj
    Refreshments
All welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Reading Begins

Event: 
Fri, 06/12/2015 (All day)
Summer reading begins! Head to the library and sign up for our annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is superheroes: "Every Hero has a Story" for children, "Unmask!" for teens, and “Escape the Ordinary” for adults. Adults can complete challenges and earn a chance to win one of our exciting grand prizes. The program runs from June 12 through Labor Day, with the Summer Reading Party for kids on August 18.

Family Support Center's Comedy for a Cause Dinner Show- headliner Susan Rice!

Event: 
Sat, 06/13/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Comedy for a Cause 2015

Are you ready to laugh like never before while supporting families in your community?

 

Join us on Saturday, June 13th   6:00 pm   

Lucky Eagle Hotel & Casino

Enjoy Comedy for a Cause including a full dinner, comedy show and raffle

 

$40 per person, or $360 for a Table of 10  

 BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE! (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1443649)

 

Steps for Small Business Start-Up

Event: 
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

Event: 
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.
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