Mother Nature gifted us with a respite from the rain this week. Some clear days produced some glorious sunrises and colorful sunsets. While true Thurston County residents know that our downpour weather is far from over, it does feel good to soak in some natural Vitamin D.
Looking for things to do this weekend? Use ThurstonTalk.com’s event calendar to stay busy, discover something new, or support a local organization.
- Support the Olympia School District Foundation by attending the OSD Players production of HONK! Get more details in this article.
- Sign up your daughter for next weekend’s day of STEM learning. Read more about the Expanding Your Horizons workshop for middle school girls in this article.
- Log the miles with one of 7 running routes in Olympia.
- Catch budding thespians in North Thurston High School’s production of Macbeth. Learn more about their efforts to produce the show in this article.
- Buy a slice of pie and vote for your favorite baker. Olympia Pie Fest is on Saturday. Get details here.
- Take your kid down to the Hands On Children’s Museum for a free dental screening on Saturday.
- Celebrate the success of local student athletes. Read about their accomplishments in our Sports section.
- Participate in a Community Summit on Saturday, hosted by the Junior League of Olympia.
- Watch the Peanuts Movie at Capitol Theater on Saturday morning. Kids get in free.
- Kick off the season of making costumes for Procession of the Species. Celebrate with a grand opening of their new studio on Saturday from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
- Watch amazing routines during the Olympia Dance Festival on Saturday evening at The Washington Center. Tickets can be purchased here.
- Embrace a silent movie on Sunday afternoon. Learn more about this event here.
- Check off items from our list of family friendly fun around JBLM.
- Take a visit to the Olympia Farmers Market on Saturday. Winter produce is on center stage.
- Try one of these winter hikes to help curb cabin fever.
- Bird watch in the winter at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.
- Visit an open house event this weekend. Click here to see the list of Van Dorm Realty’s open houses.
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ThurstonTalk aims to be your source for positive information and events happening in Olympia. If you have a suggestion for a post, send us a note at email@example.com. For more events and to learn what’s happening in Olympia and the surrounding area, visit our events calendar.
*Photo credit: Kim Merriman.