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Olympia Super Bowl Weekend Event Calendar

  It’s all things blue and green this weekend.  12 Man flags are waving to support the Seattle Seahawks in their return to the Super Bowl.  Grab your favorite Seahawks gear and snap a picture.  You can send it to us at submit@thurstontalk.com and we’ll add it to our photo gallery showing all of our […]

7 Things to Love about Thurston County

  By Kate Scriven I’m in love. Yes, with my husband and children, but I have a secret (ok – maybe not so secret) love. It’s an ongoing affair I’m having with where I live. I have lived here for 13 years and never see myself living anywhere else. This year, I’m sending a Valentine […]

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Thrifty Thurston Lists the 2015 Festivals and Major Events around Olympia

  By Kate Scriven Thurston County is a vibrant community who loves to come together and celebrate. From parades and festivals to car shows and boating events, there is something for everyone nearly year round. Our events also attract people from outside the area to enjoy all Thurston County has to offer. And, since many […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  The weekend is upon us and our family is surprised by all the white space on our calendar. With no football game this weekend determining our schedule, we find ourselves planning adventures beyond the couch.  Luckily, the ThurstonTalk Events Calendar is packed with options, both inside (for today and Saturday where rain is predicted) […]

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Seahawks Make their Mark with Color Graphics

  By Kathryn Millhorn Everywhere you turn you’ll hear, “wow, what a game!” One sports announcer acknowledged that the Seahawks played the entire NFC Championship in the last five minutes, keeping everyone on the edge of their seats (if they hadn’t left already!). Nail-biters like these are what game day is all about. But when […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  Have you seen the Orcas visiting Budd Inet?  Have you tried one of our winter walks?  Have you sampled the pubs in our pub crawl?  With a diverse of stories filtering across our home page you are certain to find something interesting.  We strive to provide informative articles about the people, businesses and organizations doing good […]

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A Day On: Volunteer Opportunities Abound to Honor Martin Luther King, Promote Social Justice

  By Rachel Thomson Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” Many people will have a day off work to observe Martin Luther King Day on Monday. But for several community groups and organizations, the upcoming holiday will be considered a “day on.” […]

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Virgil and Barbara Clarkson Encourage Showing Up, Reaching Out

  By Lisa Herrick “The community needs to show up and be responsive,” declares Barbara Clarkson in the spirit of referencing a book by Bill Gates, Sr. titled “Showing Up for Life” and related to participating in the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet to be held at the South Puget Sound Community College. In […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

I’m back to the routine – a regular work schedule, mornings centered around the school bus pick-up time and evenings focused on youth sports and activities.  As the weekend rolls around, I’m OK with a quieter list of things on the agenda.  If you are looking for things to do this weekend, try our comprehensive event calendar. […]

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Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  We flipped the calendar to 2015 and for better or worse, it’s a new year with a fresh start.  Did you make a resolution to eat healthier or make more time for your own passions?  Are you setting a fitness goal and working to stick to it?  Whatever your plans for 2015, ThurstonTalk wishes you […]

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