This weekend has plenty of activities for those of you celebrating Mother’s Day in Thurston County, including a tea for a great cause. Celebrate our gorgeous weather outdoors or cool off with a fun indoor activity. Whatever you are in the mood for, there is something for the whole family going on this weekend in Olympia, Tumwater, Lacey and beyond. You can access the full calendar here. Check out our highlights below.
- Enjoy the wildflowers at Glacier Heritage Preserve, open just one day a year for Prairie Appreciation Day May 12.
- Treat mom to a fancy tea for a good cause at the Salvation Army’s 51st Annual Silver Tea May 12.
- Pick up special, spring-themed cupcakes for your mom at Miss Moffet’s Mystical Cupcakes in honor of Mother’s Day May 13.
- Be transported on a journey with Ballet Northwest’s Swan Lake at The Washington Center May 11-13.
- Witness natural wonders with a kayaking adventure with Kayak Nisqually.
- Learn new skills at a free Mental Health First Aid Training course at Providence May 12.
- Soak up the sun at 7th Annual Community Fun Fair and Free Kids Fishing at Columbus Park May 12.
- Take a bread baking class at 8 Arms Bakery May 12.
- Let the kid’s make something special for Mother’s Day at the WET Center May 12.
- Build your own cupcakes with Lacey Forza Bistro & Event Center May 12.
- Play at Hand’s On Children’s Museum with free admission for moms and grandmothers May 13.
- Have a boatload of fun at the Olympia Wooden Boat Fair May 12-13 at Percival Landing.
- Book your stay at Little Creek Casino Resort of their Waves of Perfection event next weekend.
- Plan your kids’ summer with ThurstonTalk’s Summer Camp Round-up.
- Visit an open house event this weekend. Click here to see the list of Van Dorm Realty’s open houses.
Featured photo credit: Alyssa Ramsfield
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