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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  Gray skies and raindrops have returned to Olympia.  We knew it would happen sooner or later and our parched landscape absolutely needs the moisture, hopefully bringing relief to fires burning throughout the state.  I shouldn’t say it (and will regret it come winter, I’m sure) but it’s a welcome change. However, it does change […]

Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  August is flying by and in our household, the countdown until school starts has begun.  Luckily, we are still counting in the double digits and there is plenty of summer left to play and explore.  And, this weekend offers plenty of options to do just that.  Whether you are looking for family-friendly fun (try […]

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Olympia Weekend Events Calendar

  When I sat down to create your weekly round-up of events for the weekend, I took a moment to appreciate the diversity and depth of events offered throughout our area.  While the events are varied in subject and interest, they are knit together by one common thread – they all welcome the community to […]

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Thrifty Thurston Plays at Sand in the City 2015

  By Alyssa Ramsfield There are many events that define our community, but nothing showcases family fun quite like Sand in the City. The Hands on Children’s Museum (HOCM) is celebrating 15 years of bringing Thurston County together through sand sculptures on August 22 – 23, 2015. With new exhibits, crafts, and activities free of […]

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Visit the Olympia Master Builders Tour of Homes

  Building a new home or remodeling your old one can be scary. Television is full of shows about worst case buying scenarios and well-meaning DIY projects gone wrong. Hiring skilled, licensed builders and contractors not only saves time and money but guards against common project pitfalls. But choosing a name from a general internet […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  Are you shivering in this 80 degree weather?  Personally, I start melting when the thermometer inches closer to 90 degrees so I’m happy to have a little “cold front” move through Western Washington.  And, while no one likes a rainy day in August, I suspect that the majority of Thurston County residents will rejoice […]

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Yelm Community Health Fair Offers Family Fun, Education

  The same studies that encourage children learning through play should be amended to say that parents learn best when their children are safely occupied and they—the parents!—have the opportunity for hands on interaction with neighborhood medical, dental, financial, and community professionals. On Thursday, August 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. just such an […]

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Celebrate at Garden Courte’s Annual Garden Party

  Few things are more timelessly classic than a summer garden party, especially with the glorious weather we’ve experienced this season. Even writers at the Economist agree that “as soon as someone says ‘let’s eat outdoors,’ the spirits lift.” Friday, August 7 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Olympia’s Garden Courte Memory Care Community will […]

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