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Art: Art Show
57th Arts Walk Exhibit
Olympia artists Colleen Cotey, wire sculptures; Chris Maynard, feather shadow boxes and Mary Denning, pastel drawings will be featured for Arts Walk this fall.
Childhood's End Gallery
Olympia, WA

Wed 10/17/18 - Sat 10/20/18 at 10am-6pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 10/22/18 - Sat 10/27/18 at 10am-6pm
Sun 10/28/18 at 11am-5pm
Mon 10/29/18 - Sat 11/3/18 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Social Event, Food/Tasting, Green/Environmental, Class/Workshop, Community Event
Coffee with your Conservation District
10 am every third Wednesday. Thurston Conservation District wants to help you. Meet district staff at Blue Heron Bakery in Olympia for a no-host cup of coffee and informal conversation. Learn about free programs and services, ask questions and find out abo...
Blue Heron Bakery
Olympia, WA

Wed 10/17/18 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lunchtime Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Through meditation, we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This, in turn, makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes, we will emphasize creating happiness for oursel...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 10/17/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 10/24/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 10/26/18 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 10/31/18 at 12pm-1pm
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Trillium Park Volunteer Work Party
This wonderful pocket park needs your help. We will be deconstructing a social trail and planting native vegetation. Street parking is available one block away on Quince St. SE. The park is located at 901 Eskridge Blvd. SE. Meet at the trailhead.
Trillium Park
Olympia, WA

Wed 10/17/18 at 9:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
True Friend
In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 10/17/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 10/24/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 10/31/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Animals
Animal Communication with Wanda Buckner
Everyone has the innate ability to communicate with animals. This four session course will uncover your natural abilities to hear animals and receive information from them. We will explore communication in-person and at a distance; go inside the animal, lo...
Healing Energy Services by Wanda Buckner
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 6pm-9pm
Thu 10/25/18 at 6pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Discovery Speaker Series: Marine Biotoxins
Ever wonder what those red and yellow signs you see at the beach sometimes are? Why are there times of the year when it isn’t safe to eat shellfish? Join the Puget Sound Estuarium for a 7 pm presentation with Audrey Coyne from the Washington Department of ...
LOTT's WET Science Center
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 7pm-8pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama
Dry Powder at Harlequin Productions
Harlequin Productions presents Dry Powder, a timely, bitingly funny show directed by Ann Flannigan. Set in the world of the one percent, this dark comedy is a glimpse into the boy’s club of finance. Playwright Sarah Burgess pulls back the curtain on privat...
State Theater
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 8pm-9:30pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 8pm-9:30pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 8pm-9:30pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 8pm-9:30pm
Thu 10/25/18 at 8pm-9:30pm
Theater: Drama
Dry Powder at Harlequin Productions
Harlequin Productions presents Dry Powder, a timely, bitingly funny show directed by Ann Flannigan. Set in the world of the one percent, this dark comedy is a glimpse into the boy’s club of finance. Playwright Sarah Burgess pulls back the curtain on privat...
State Theater
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 8pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 8pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 8pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 8pm
Thu 10/25/18 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Jill Lightner: Scraps, Peels and Stems
Join us as we welcome writer and food enthusiast Jill Lightner to Browsers in support of her new book from Mountaineers Books, Scraps, Peels and Stems: Recipes and Tips for Rethinking Food Waste at Home. Jill will present, answer questions and sign books. ...
Browsers Bookshop
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Olympia's Environmental Report Card with iMatter Youth
Join three local teens from iMatter, a youth-led national environmental movement, who will discuss what they've accomplished in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by working with the City Council, Thurston Climate Action Team, and the Olympia Community.
Olympia Timberland Library
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 7:30pm-8:45pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Musical Comedy
Skrill Meadow, Candy Boys, Seagull Invasion
Thursday Oct 18 @ Le Voyeur. Early show, all ages. Skrill Meadow (solo). Candy Boys (NY). Seagull Invasion. 6pm-10pm (Strict curfew). All ages. $3. https://candyboys.bandcamp.com/. Candy Boys are touring the West Coast for the first time in...
Le Voyeur
Olympia, WA

Thu 10/18/18 at 6:30pm till 7pm, 7:30pm till 9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Children, Gymnastics
Beginning Gymnastics - October
Children will experience an introduction to gymnastics that they are sure to love! Classes will be held at Alley Oop Gymnastics Center where safety and fun are the focus. Students will learn basic gymnastics shapes and skills on equipment designed for thei...
Alley Oop Gymnastics
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/19/18 at 4:30pm-5:15pm
Fri 10/26/18 at 4:30pm-5:15pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Forest Awakenings: Beginners' II Meditation Group
Silent meditation for beginners with some experience. Talk at end on the Hindrances by an American monk, ordained in the Thai forest tradition, with 17 years experience study and meditation. Bring questions about your meditation.
Buddhangkura Thai Temple
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/19/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fri 10/26/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fri 11/2/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fri 11/9/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fri 11/16/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Tour
Guided Tours of the Bigelow House Museum
Bigelow House Museum 918 Glass Avenue Guided Tours Offered Friday and Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Built by 1860, the Carpenter Gothic style Bigelow House features original furnishings, and the tour highlights the Territorial Period of Washington. Listed o...
Bigelow House Museum
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/19/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 1pm-4pm
Fri 10/26/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sun 10/28/18 at 1pm-4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Children, Gymnastics
Pre-School Gymnastics - October
Pre-school aged participants will experience an introduction to gymnastics that they are sure to love! Students will be introduced to basic gymnastics shapes, skills and movements on equipment specifically for pre-school aged children. As an introductory c...
Alley Oop Gymnastics
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/19/18 at 4pm-4:30pm
Fri 10/26/18 at 4pm-4:30pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Special Rhone Tasting: Spotlight on St. Cosme
Grand Vin Wine Merchants
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/19/18 at 5pm-7pm
Music: Irish/Celtic, Traditional
The Fretless
We look forward to the return of this quartet which won the 2017 Juno (Canada's Grammy) for Best Instrumental Album. This unique band is taking string music to fascinating places as it transforms fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, beautiful, hi...
Traditions Fair Trade Cafe
Olympia, WA

Fri 10/19/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Alec Clayton Reading
Join us for an evening with local author Alec Clayton, author of the new book This Is Me, Debbi, David. About the book: In New Orleans, Debbi breaks up with her boyfriend, David. She leaves to live with another man in Dallas, Texas, and David decides to hi...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/20/18 at 6pm-8pm
Dance: Ballroom, Classical Dance, World Dance
Dancing for Stars
It’s a night on the town - Hollywood style. Help us celebrate dance and raise funds for the STARS Adult Day Program. Performances will include partners, groups, children and classes with a variety of dance styles - Ballroom, Tango, Country Swing, Zumba and...
Olympia Senior Center
Olympia, WA

Sat 10/20/18 at 4pm-7pm
    

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