Is it almost tax day already? It seems like we were just ringing in the New Year! Time is flying, but with spring in full bloom (despite the rain) people are emerging from their homes and looking for things to do. As always, the ThurstonTalk events calendar is chock full of local happenings. You can access the full calendar here. Check out our highlights below.
- Tap your toes at the Sean-nós Northwest Irish Festival at Evergreen this weekend.
- Submit your application by Friday for these great youth group grants from City of Lacey.
- Register for the upcoming INSPIRE Women Conference sponsored by the Thurston EDC.
- Enjoy the National Garden Club Flower Show at the Fairgrounds on Friday.
- Learn more about plastics in our environment at “Strawless in Olympia” at the Capitol Theater.
- Explore a National or State Park for free on Saturday. Details here.
- Get your tickets now for the Hamma Hamma Oyster Rama on April 21. Details here.
- Check out the “Inventor Lab”, free at the WET Science Center from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
- Fill in your summer calendar with our 2018 Olympia Festival and Event list.
- Take the kids to an Alice in Wonderland themed tea at the Tenino library.
- See the baby calves at Nelson Ranch on Saturday. Cute!
- Bake up a storm at one of 8 Arms Baking’s weekend baking classes for kids and adults.
- Join TOGETHER! at their Healthy Futures Conference next week at Great Wolf Lodge.
- Pair your morning coffee with treats from Left Bank Pastry. You won’t be disappointed.
- Learn how to build your backyard chicken flock this weekend with this article.
- Take a break from the kitchen and let South Bay Pub and Eatery do the cooking.
- Use your tax return for a stay-cation with these spring discounts at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino.
- Learn a new craft with your kids – make a DIY cloche garden with these instructions.
- Embrace your creative side at Olympia’s new Board and Brush studio.
- Pick some new ink up at Sunday’s “Tattoos for Autism” event.
- Visit an open house event this weekend. Click here to see the list of Van Dorm Realty’s open houses.
*Photo credit: Chris Hamilton
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