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Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Alternative Matter: The Word I - Reading with Miranda Mellis on the Print in Process
Come to Orca Books for an evening with local author and Evergreen State College Professor, Miranda Mellis. Miranda Mellis will be reading from a novella in progress called Escaping, as well as excerpts from her new book of inferences, aphorisms, and conste...
Orca Books
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 6pm
Special Event: Animals
Amphibians of the Pacific Northwest
Did you know there are twenty-six species of amphibians in Washington State? Where do all those salamanders, frogs, toads, and newts live? Learn about these amazing creatures and their role in our ecosystem with activities all day.
LOTT's WET Science Center
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 10am-4pm
Dance: Classical Dance
Ballet Northwest's 50th Anniversary Gala
Ballet Northwest celebrates its 50th anniversary with a gala featuring professional dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, and National Ballet of Cuba. The event will feature memorabilia displays an...
Washington Center for the Performing Arts
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20
Theater: Comedy, Comedy/Drama, Play
Noises Off
Harlequin Productions presents Noises Off, Michael Frayne’s uproarious farce-within-a- farce, directed by Corey McDaniel, January 17 – February 8, 2020. Tickets are available online at, by phone at 360-786-0151, or in person 12-6...
Harlequin Productions
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Sun 1/26/20 at 2pm-5pm
Thu 1/30/20 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Fri 1/31/20 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Sat 2/1/20 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Special Event: Meeting
Olympia Historical Society & Bigelow House Museum Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Olympia Lodge of Odd Fellows, Lodge No. 1, 405 Columbia Street SW, in downtown Olympia. This year’s program...
Olympia Lodge of Odd Fellows
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 1pm-3pm
Special Event: Politics
Olympia Rally for No War With Iran on Saturday, January 25, Heritage Park
Saturday, January 25 is an International Day of Action calling for No War With Iran. The Thurston County Alliance for Demilitarization and Solidarity is holding an Olympia rally at Heritage Park on Saturday at 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Bring signs, or come to Trad...
Heritage Park Fountain
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 12pm-2pm
Special Event: Animals, Community Event, Education, Green/Environmental, Nature
Pier Peer at Boston Harbor Marina
Join us Saturday, January 25th, from 5:00 - 6:30 PM for wonderful creature identification down on the pier at Boston Harbor Marina! Come on down and explore amazing creatures living right under the pier. From nudibranch to sea stars you never know just...
Boston Harbor Marina
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 5pm-6:30pm
Music: Americana/Roots
Red Tail Ring
Laurel Premo and Michael Beauchamp of Red Tail Ring create lush, intricate arrangements of original folk music and traditional ballads with banjo, fiddle, guitar, and close harmonies. “The very best of the 21st century’s minimalist and highly original folk...
New Traditions Fair Trade
Olympia, WA

Sat 1/25/20 at 7:30pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Mindfulness and Meditation Workshop
Meditation has a long and rich history. For centuries, people have turned to meditation as a way of living a healthy and happy life. Now, as our lives become more hectic and busy, a resurgence of interest in meditation is occurring. We all know that our mo...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 1/26/20 at 10am-1pm
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 1/26/20 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 2/2/20 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 2/9/20 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 2/16/20 at 10am-11:15am
Sun 2/23/20 at 10am-11:15am
Special Event: Film
Screening of Free Angela and All Political Prisoners at 115 Legion
Come to 115 Legion for a celebration Angela Davis's 76th Birthday! We'll be down at 115 Legion for a special screening of the documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners. There will be books for sale, and a donation box for Books to Prisoners! Entr...
115 Legion
Olympia, WA

Sun 1/26/20 at 7:30pm
Music: Americana/Roots, Acoustic, Bluegrass, Folk
West My Friend - House Concert
$20 suggested donation directly to the artists. Described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, West My Friend has an acoustic blend of instruments and harmonies that challenge the conventions of popular music. The band features pure and thril...
The Strong Center
Olympia, WA

Sun 1/26/20 at 7pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Nature
Winter Twig Identification with Native Plant Salvage Foundation
Add a new dimension to your winter outings when you join local plant experts to discover the subtle beauty and learn the secrets to identifying 25 local shrubs and trees without their leaves. NPSF’s 26th annual walking workshop “Winter Twig Identification”...
Native Plant Salvage Foundation
Olympia, WA

Sun 1/26/20 at 10am till 12:30pm, 1pm till 3:30pm
Sports: Walking
Capitol Volkssport Club - Local Olympia Walk
Meet at 1:45 p.m. in Bayview’s deli to register for a walk leaving at 2:00 p.m. Walks vary each week and are usually 10K with a 5K option. Pick up parking pass to park in Bayview’s lot. Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome.
Bayview Thriftway
Olympia, WA

Mon 1/27/20 at 1:45pm-4:15pm
Mon 2/3/20 at 1:45pm-4:15pm
Mon 2/10/20 at 1:45pm-4:15pm
Mon 2/17/20 at 1:45pm-4:15pm
Mon 2/24/20 at 1:45pm-4:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop
Lunch Time Meditation
Change your mind, change your day. Take an hour in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness and clarify your intention for the day. Everyone is welcome to attend these guided meditations. No previous experience...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Mon 1/27/20 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 1/29/20 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 1/31/20 at 12pm-1pm
Mon 2/3/20 at 12pm-1pm
Wed 2/5/20 at 12pm-1pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Therapeutic & Empowering Chair Yoga - Monday
Experience yoga in an accessible way. While seated on a chair, learn to relax your mind and breathe deeply, gently working out stiffness and soreness in the entire body. Learn to raise your heart rate and promote circulation without compromising joint heal...
Firefly Yoga
Olympia, WA

Mon 1/27/20 at 10am-11am
Mon 2/3/20 at 10am-11am
Mon 2/10/20 at 10am-11am
Mon 2/17/20 at 10am-11am
Mon 2/24/20 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Children, Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Adventure Kids Yoga
Roar like a lion, hiss like a snake, find your balance in mountain pose, root down and rise up like a tree! Adventure kid’s yoga will use imaginative play and storytelling to cultivate holistic health and expose kids from a young age to the benefits of yog...
Firefly Yoga
Olympia, WA

Tue 1/28/20 at 4pm-5pm
Tue 2/4/20 at 4pm-5pm
Tue 2/11/20 at 4pm-5pm
Tue 2/18/20 at 4pm-5pm
Tue 2/25/20 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Green/Environmental
Evergreen Talks - From Forest Commons to Carbon Commodities: Lessons from REDD+ in Nepal
Historic Lord Mansion and Coach House
Olympia, WA

Tue 1/28/20 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Basic Buddhist View
Our normal view is that our daily experiences, whether pleasant or unpleasant, come from external sources. Following this view, we dedicate our whole life to improving our external conditions and situation. However our human problems and suffering increase...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Wed 1/29/20 at 6pm-7:15pm
Special Event: Education, Class/Workshop
Financial Peace University
Never worry about money again with Financial Peace University (FPU), the nine-lesson course that gives you the proven plan to master budgeting, pay off debt, build wealth, and give generously. The course centers around lessons taught by Dave Ramsey, Chris ...
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Olympia, WA

Wed 1/29/20 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Wed 2/5/20 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Wed 2/12/20 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Wed 2/19/20 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Wed 2/26/20 at 5:30pm-6:30pm

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