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Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery
Sara Gettys Featured in Arts Walk Exhibit
"Carved, wood & clay" an exhibit with Sara Gettys' carved wood panels and carved ceramics by John & Robin Gumaelius, Linda Heisserman, Julia Janeway, Megan MacClellan, Richard & Susan Roth. Also showing Darcy Goedecke, Arts Walk cover artist.
Childhood's End Gallery
Olympia, WA

Mon 5/20/19 - Fri 5/31/19 at 5pm-10pm
Special Event: Community Event
Downtown Gallery of Architecture
Experience Olympia’s rich architectural heritage through original photographs and building descriptions on display in downtown storefronts. Learn who built what when, and why. And be sure to get your copy of the walking tour guidebook created especially fo...
Olympia Downtown Alliance
Olympia, WA

Mon 5/20/19 - Fri 5/31/19
Sports: Walking
Capitol Volkssport Club - Local downtown Olympia Walk
Walk varies weekly, usually has 5K and 10K options. Pick up parking pass at registration in deli area to park in Bayview's lot. Please note: All Monday walks from June 17 to September 30, 2019 will begin at 10 a.m. Meet at Bayview at 9:45 a.m. to register...
Bayview Thriftway
Olympia, WA

Mon 5/20/19 at 2pm
Mon 5/27/19 at 2pm
Mon 6/3/19 at 2pm
Mon 6/10/19 at 2pm
Mon 6/17/19 at 10am
Special Event: Religious
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat
What is Guru Yoga? Guru yoga is a special powerful method that enables us to receive the blessings of all the Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and holy beings. Through clearly understanding the meaning of Guru yoga and the purpose of engaging in this practice, we c...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Mon 5/20/19 - Sat 5/25/19 at 8am till 9:15am, 10am till 11:15am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lunchtime Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by ...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Mon 5/20/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 5/22/19 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 5/24/19 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 5/27/19 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 5/29/19 at 12pm-1pm
Sports: Walking
Capitol Volkssport Club - West Side Hills Walk
Walk 10K up hills, through parks, neighborhoods, and along the water front for views and a good workout on Olympia’s West side. Carry water. Register at 5:45 pm at Bayview Thriftway Deli, 516 W. 4th Ave., Olympia. Pick up parking pass at registration to pa...
Bayview Thriftway
Olympia, WA

Tue 5/21/19 at 5:45pm
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Bigelow Park Volunteer Work Party
Park beautification time! We will be spreading playground chips and removing invasive plants at this hidden neighborhood park. Long pants strongly recommended. Limited parking available. The park is located at 1220 Bigelow Ave NE. For all work parties, p...
Bigelow Park
Olympia, WA

Wed 5/22/19 at 9:30am-12pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Meals That Matter
Meals That Matter Luncheon (formerly Brighten Lives) is on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Hotel RL from 12-1pm. This is a free lunch for people to come and learn more about Senior Services for South Sound and support ending senior hunger in our community. Yes,...
Olympia Red Lion Inn
Olympia, WA

Wed 5/22/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Training the Mind: A Buddhist Approach
Everyone has their own way of dealing with life’s difficulties and stressors. For most of us, our solutions only create more problems. Buddha said that while this is common, it is not necessary. However, if we want to deal with life’s difficulties succe...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 5/22/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Wed 5/29/19 at 6pm-7:15pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Comedian Cory Michaelis at Tipsy Piano Bar
South Sound Productions Presents Cory Michaelis! Short bio of Cory...he has opened for and been mentored by Louie Anderson who helped him record a 40-minute squeaky-clean comedy special "Bad Teacher" in Provo, Utah for DryBarComedy.com that has 20 milli...
Tipsy Piano Bar
Olympia, WA

Thu 5/23/19 at 8pm
Theater: Drama
A Doll's House
Nora and Torvald Helmer believe they are happily married and on the brink of a new phase of life. But Nora has a secret. The unraveling of this secret, and Nora's realization of her own position as a "doll" in her husband's house, rings harrowingly true - ...
State Theater
Olympia, WA

Thu 5/23/19 - Sat 5/25/19 at 8pm
Special Event: General
Pub Quiz at O'Blarney's Irish Pub Featuring Triceratops Brewing Co.
We are excited to host Triceratops Brewing Company from Tumwater as the featured brewer for our Pub Quiz Night at O’Blarney’s Irish Pub in Olympia on Thursday, May 23rd at 8 PM. The featured beers will be: Collin James Irish Red Ale – Notes of plum and...
O'Blarney's Irish Pub Restaurant
Olympia, WA

Thu 5/23/19 at 8pm
Music: Classical, Orchestral, Chamber Music
Bach's Complete Cello Suites by Emerald City Music
Emerald City Music is Olympia’s home for top-flight chamber music performances. Now in its third season, the series brings over 45 classical soloists and chamber musicians to Olympia from every corner of the globe. The six cello suites of Johann Sebast...
Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/25/19 at 7:30pm-11:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Breeana Shields reading - The Bone Charmer
Join us for an afternoon with Olympia author Breeana Shields. About the book - The Bone Charmer: On the day of Saskia’s kenning - a special bone reading that determines the apprenticeships of all seventeen-year-olds - her worst fear comes true. She ...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/25/19 at 2:30pm-4:30pm
Dance: Tap/Jazz
Contra Dancing
Come alone or bring a friend and enjoy contra dancing with the friendliest dancers in Olympia! All dances taught. Easy to learn. Hard not to enjoy!
South Bay Grange
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/25/19 at 7pm-10:30pm
Sat 6/1/19 at 7pm-10:30pm
Sat 6/8/19 at 7pm-10:30pm
Sat 6/22/19 at 7pm-10:30pm
Special Event: Volunteer Event
Evergreen Park Volunteer Work Party
Park beautification time! We will be spreading playground chips and removing invasive plants at this hidden neighborhood park. Long pants strongly recommended. Limited parking available. The park is located at 1445 Evergreen Park Dr SW. For all work parti...
Evergreen Park
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/25/19 at 10am-1pm
Theater: Burlesque, Dance Play, Experimental/Perf. Art, Variety Show, Comedy/Drama
Hattie's Hideaway
Longtime South Sound stage favorite and burlesque persona, Hattie Hotpants brings you a new kind of show that pushes the boundaries of traditional and contemporary theater by incorporating neo and modern performance styles. What can you expect? Ambianc...
Capitol Theater
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/25/19 at 8pm-10pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Usui/Holy Fire III Advanced Reiki Training and Reiki Master
Learn Advanced Reiki Techniques and receive your ART and Reiki Master in Usui/Holy Fire Reiki III in this three day class. Holy Fire is a conscious, intelligent spiritual energy that creates wholeness through purification, healing, empowerment and guidance...
Healing Energy Services by Wanda Buckner
Olympia, WA

Sat 5/25/19 - Mon 5/27/19 at 9am-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Prayers for World Peace
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for prayers for world peace and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer pea...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/26/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 6/2/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 6/9/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 6/16/19 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 6/23/19 at 10am-11:15am
Art: Museum, Children
Special Morning of Play
Hands On invites families of children with sensory sensitivities to join popular teacher Lahela Peterson and enjoy the museum before it opens to the public for "Special Mornings of Play". Led by museum educators, these are special events for families of...
Hands On Children's Museum
Olympia, WA

Sun 5/26/19 at 9am-10am
    

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