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Sand in the City 2015

  Photos by Shanna Paxton Photography Sand in the City was in full swing on Saturday, August 22 as families enjoyed the free, fun arts and STEM activities and of course the giant sandbox.  Sand sculpting teams were hard at work crafting their masterpieces by the 7:00 p.m. deadline giving spectators all of Sunday to […]

Sand in the City Gala 2015

  Photos by Shanna Paxton Photography Supporters of the Hands On Children’s Museum gathered Friday night to help raise funds for the museum’s Free and Reduced Admissions Programs serving over 80,000 children and families each year.  Party-goers feasted on tasty eats prepared by local restaurants and danced the night away to the sounds of the […]

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Lakefair Parade Photos 2015

  Photos by Shanna Paxton Photography Who doesn’t love a parade?  One highlight of the annual Capital Lakefair is the traditional Lakefair parade.  If you weren’t standing on the route on Saturday, July 18, flip through the pictures below to enjoy the parade.  

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Lakefair Run 2015 Photos

  Photos by Diane Waiste It was a beautiful sunny day in Olympia for the 2015 Lakefair Half-Marathon, 8k and 3k Run/Walk.  

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Lakefair 2015 Photos

  Photo credits: Diane Waiste

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Eastside Big Tom Hosts Burger Challenge Fundraiser

  Submitted by Martin McElliott On Sunday July 12, Eastside Big Tom held a fundraiser to benefit Shawn Smith, an Olympia resident, who needs a lung transplant due to being stricken with Pulmonary Fibrosis. During the two hour event, you would be surprised how many people can fit in the small parking lot.  Over $3,700 was raised to help […]

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South Sound BBQ Festival 2015 Photos

  Photos by Shanna Paxton Photography While rejoicing in a few, intermittent rain showers, BBQ fans flocked to Huntamer Park in Lacey on Saturday, July 11 for the annual South Sound BBQ Festival.  The event, hosted by the Lacey South Sound Chamber, brought together amateur chefs and hungry attendees.  A favorite activity is always the […]

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Seahawks Land in Lacey for Celebrity Softball Game

  Dream Team Park in Lacey played host to a celebrity softball game on Saturday, June 20.  Paul Richardson, wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, invited other professional football players to join him in the 2nd Annual Celebrity Softball Game.  Participants enjoyed getting their Seahawks gear signed by the players, checking out the Beast bus, and enjoy […]

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Capital City Pride Parade Photos 2015

  Photos by Shanna Paxton Photography The sunshine showered down on the participants of the 25th annual Capital City Pride Parade.  Parade members stepped off at noon on Sunday, June 21 to celebrate equality throughout Olympia.

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