Open house at the Walk & Roll Youth Center
April 4, 3-7 pm.
Learn about programs, activities and classes at this new venue, dedicated to promoting safe biking as a way to get around.
Olympia Food Co-Op Conversation on Beer and Wine
April 6, 1-4 pm. 222 Columbia St., NW.
Ask questions, offer thoughts, learn about options as the Co-Op considers whether to add beer and wine and other low alcohol products to its shelves.
YWCA Community Open House
Sun., April 7, 10:30 – 12:30. YWCA at 220 Union Ave SE. Olympia
Discuss details of the transition of the YWCA’s “Other Bank” to a new home at the Thurston County Food Bank, beginning June 26. Another opportunity for discussion will be Thursday, May 2 from 5-7.
Youth Climate Action Day
April 11, 10-3 pm.Rally on capital steps at 1, Talk to legislators, 2-3 pm.
Meet peers and hit up legislators to act on climate change. Meet-up and workshop at 10, Register at bit.ly/youthclimate-wa.
Presentation on Naki Stevens’ trip to migrant shelters in Tijuana
Sat., April 13, 5:30 – 7 pm, Olympia Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Rd NE Olympia, WA 98506.
Progam and photographs revealing conditions at migrant shelters, on behalf of Olympia Friends meeting in February. Light refreshments.
Longhouse Carving Studio Opening Celebration
Sat., April 13, 1-5pm. Longhouse Educational and Cultural Center. The Evergreen State College.
Join with others in celebrating the new 2000 ft carving studio.
Earth Day Market Ride
April 20, 10-2 pm.
Ride your bicycle to various gathering points around the city and ride together to Heritage Park for coffee & treats, group photo, prize drawing. Then on to the Farmer’s Market. For more info www.facebook.com/bicycle/commute/challance.
Bicycle Commuting basics class
April 23, 5:30-7:30. Walk and Roll Youth Education Center, 215 N. Washington St., across from the Transit Center.
Hands on workshop and class for people who want to get more comfortable as bicycle riders.
Thur., April 25, 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Minneart Center, South Puget Sound Community College.
Dance concert in partnership with Ballet Northwest. Electrifying performance that contributes to the preservation of African-American traditions in dance.
YWCA Racial Justice Summit
April 27 and 28, 10-4. South Puget Sound Community College.
More details at ywcaofolympia.org.
For a fuller listing of events of April events, go to LocalMotive.org. For some events posted to WIP after the deadline, check out the WIP Facebook page.