Exciting films, plays, live musician and book events in October. Go to https://olyarts.org/calendar/ for listings.
Trainings in Homeless Advocacy
October 1-22, Mondays at 7 pm at 701 Franklin St. SE, Library Room
What causes homelessness and how you can get involved. Sponsored by JustHousing.
Olympia Arab Festival
Saturday, October 6, 11 am to 5 pm, The Olympia Center
Celebrate the food, culture, traditions, lifestyles, of the diverse peoples of the Arab world. Art and performances, Sponsored by the Rachel Corrie Fdn.
Thurston County Commissioner Candidate Forum
Thurs., October 11, 7:00 – 9:00, Olympia Unitarian Congregation, 2315 Division St. NW
Candidates Bud Blake and Tye Menser will participate
October 12, 7:30 pm, at Traditions Cafe
Tell your story and watch as it is turned into drama by a team of actors. Theme: Your Name, and the meanings it has. Sliding scale $7 – $12.
DERT Annual Dinner and Silent Auction
Sat. October 13, 6-9 pm. The Woman’s Club of Olympia, Washington St at 10th Ave
Speakers Willie Frank and Beth Doglio. Tickets $20. Volunteer to help run the silent auction and front table. RSVP to email@example.com
All Freakin’ Night
October 13, Oly Film Society, 206 Fifth Ave SE
Dusk until daybreak: watch insane movies with fellow revellers
Repair Cafe Olympia
October 14, 10 to 12 pm at RANGA House, 4800 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater, Suite D
Too often things are thrown away that could simply be repaired. Come to the Repair Cafe and learn how to fix them. Sip tea, chat, share skills and fix things. RANGA is part of the worldwide Repair Café International Family. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org
“Art of the Estuaries” Artist Reception and Open House
Thursday Sept. 20, 5 -7:00 pm, The Loft above Buck’s 5th Avenue 209 5th Ave SE
Indigenous art show celebrating the Steh-Chass: Budd Inlet and the Deschutes River Watershed. Works by Native artists Erin Genia, Gary Wessels-Galbreath, Patti Puhn, and Joseph Seymour. Curated by Carrie Ziegler. http://www.deschutesestuary.org
Women’s March on the Pentagon 2018
October 20 – 21, 9 am – 7 pm each day PDT
A principled call to action against the entire Empire, in solidarity with oppressed and occupied women and families everywhere. www.marchonpentagon.com for updates, car sharing etc. Organized by Cindy Sheehan
Stonewall Youth Spooky Bowl-O-Rama
October 27, 6 – 8 pm, Westside Lanes
Annual fundraising extravaganza – plus bowling! Costumes! Prizes! Collect donations prior to and participate in the bowlathon. Be a team leader? Contact email@example.com.
For a comprehensive listing of events and activities of interest to the South Sound’s politically active community and friends, go to the Community Calendar at LocalMotive.org. For WIP listings
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