A Length of Rope
April 8-10. shows beginning at 8pm.
312 Columbia St. NW, Olympia Airbound Arts
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays thru April 24
String & Shadow Puppet Theater, 612 – 4th Ave
A magical, original story created by a troupe of performance artists with giant puppets, masks, elaborate costumes and fantastical pop-up sets, music, and narration. Recommended for age 5 and up.
Sign Language on 4/9. Spanish Night 4/23.
Sliding scale fee at every performance from 5$ to $35.
Information and tickets at http://olyft.org/the-paper-moon.
Presented by The Center
Saturday April 16th at 7:30 pm
Hailed internationally, is a production of tender, joyful, passionate, and humorous interpretation of the paintings of Henri Matisse. Dancers are described as “technically superb” by their poster.
Ticket pricing: PR $57 A $45 B $35 C $25
2022 11th Annual Plant Sale and Scholarship Fundraiser
Online sale begins April 28. Pick up plants April 29, 30, May 1
Organic produce, flowers, trees and more!
Donate or read testimonials of past Nicaraguan university students: http://oly-wa.us/tstsca. Visit the TSTSCA Facebook page or email email@example.com to be added to the sale mailing list. Recurring donations of 50 dollars a month are also an option. Donations also accepted by mailing checks to TSTSCA, PO Box 561 Olympia WA 98507.
Applications open through April 30
Introducing this year, the Family Journey Campout, a program for families suffering a loss with children under 13. This three-day weekend campout is all costs included. If accepted, families will hike, play and connect with other grieving families at the Lewis & Clark State Park Group Camp. Other programs such as Teen Backpack and Day Hikes are open to teens of all ages.
April 30, 2022 – 11:00 am
Olympia High School faculty parking lot
1200 North Street SE, Olympia
Have you considered transitioning to an EV? Gas prices got you pondering making the switch? On Saturday, April 30th you can learn all about electric vehicles from people who own and drive them at the Drive Electric Earth Day EV Show. Interested in how greening schools can make the transition to clean transportation methods? Come see the new Olympia School District electric school bus!
The EV Show will be from 11am- 2pm at Olympia High School in the Faculty Parking lot southwest of the main school entrance. Google Mapping will get you to the right place if you enter 1200 North Street SE, Olympia
This event is sponsored by Thurston Climate Action Team and the Olympia High School Climate Action Club in cooperation with Drive Electric Earth Day. Drive Electric Earth Day is presented by Plug In America, the Electric Vehicle Association, the Sierra Club, and EVHybridNoire.
Winter Bicycle Challenge
All-weather riders in Thurston County surpassed all previous records for participation in the Winter Bicycle Challenge! 362 riders covered nearly 29,000 miles riding on a total of 2800 days during the shortest month of the year. IT awarded 30 prizes in weekly random drawings. Stay tuned for exciting news about the Bicycle Commuter Challenge coming up in May!
DERT is a community which intends to share their passion of environmental restoration and protection, building ways for cities to coexist with thriving ecosystems. Offering volunteer programs, community forums, education of the benefit of estuaries, as well as accepting financial contributions. Detailed information about their outreach event, kayak patrol training, sedimentary sample collection, lab work and volunteer application at http://deschutesestuary.org/.
Join The Mycology Club!
Mushroom, botany, and long walks through nature are all offered through this community group.
Talk to Elders on Zoom: Every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 11-12pm
STEP is bridging generations through powerful conversations and sharing stories that connect family, community and culture. Learn to talk, listen, and lead while volunteering and sharing meaningful moments with elders and other young people. Welcoming all races, genders, and abilities, join over zoom, create art projects/ cards at home, or participate in events like The Elders Project: Native Elder storytelling and writing. Volunteer, listen and share your stories documenting them is into booklets. or invite the Grandparent Panel to your group or classroom.
More information at ThisIsStep.org, on Instagram @Projects or at (360) 480-1894.
Thousand of Free Chestnut Trees
In an effort to create resilient local food networks, sequester carbon, promote healthy watersheds, and increase biodiversity the Many Trees Project, Build Soil, and the Olympia Vangardens is donating to neighborhoods, schools, community gardens, reservations, churches, parks, induvial, and more. Sign up at tinyurl.com/olychesnuts or visit http://manytreesproject.org.
No work without protection! Demand It!
The Black Rose Anarchists Association provides information and resources which provide agency to workers who seek proper COVID-19 protections.
211 4th Ave E Olympia
Every Tuesday from 5-8pm
Throughout the month four themed nights proceed in order, Game Night, Artist Hangout, Darn it All and Stitch, and Writers Tea (bring a mug). Donations are encouraged to support the activities but not required to participate.
1st Saturdays 8:30pm until Midnight.
Dance the night away and celebrate the queer experience with changing DJs and within the community.
Monthly Potluck Brunch
Second Saturday of Every Month from 11am-1pm
816 Adams St. SE, Olympia
WCLM’s intention is to build a safe place to share and discuss experiences, issues, and events which uniquely affect black women. Including topics of sexual, emotional, and physical health and happiness, reproductive rights, and other issues concerning these life choices.
LGBTQ+ Youth Support Group
Youth led; peer supported!
Every Wednesday from 5-7pm, 112 State Ave NE, Olympia
All LGBTQ+ Youths ages 12 to 21 are invited to discuss their week without judgement, gathering community to provide continued support.
(360) 888-4273 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Hot Meal! 7 Pear Community Diner
Tuesdays from 4-5pm
1000 Cherry St SE Olympia
A safer space for our community, hosted by Olympia Food Not Bombs, Family Support Center, and the Safety Advocacy Strategies Team, which denounces racism, homophobia, transphobia, and ableism within their services and beyond. With vegan and vegetarian options included.
Path/ Peer Pathfinder Drop in Hours
Every Tuesday and Thursday 11am-2pm
1011 10th Ave SE Olympia
Providing case management, supplies, and aiding the ID process, as well as a free phone! Offered to those experiencing housing insecurity, mental health issues, or opioid drug use disorder.