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Special Events — November 2019

Special Events

Womxn of Achievement

Sat, Nov 2. Doors open at 5:30. SPSCC Student Union Building.

Honorees are Eileen Yoshida, Lily Campbell, Steffani Powell, Tonya S. Moore, Ty Gundel. Call (360) 352-0593 about last-minute tickets.

Voters Roundtable discussion

Mon, Nov 4, 5:30-8 pm. 309 5th Ave SE.

Bring your ballot & information to discuss issues & candidates. Optional potluck. Childcare provided.

Friday Stillness

Nov 8,15, 22, 29. Group Meditation/Centering Prayer and study opportunities.

Find details on p.10

Olympia Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Thu, Nov. 21, 5 pm. MIXX 96 meeting room, SW corner of State & Washington.

Info: Glen Anderson .(360) 491-9093

Legislative Action Workshop

Sat, Nov. 9, 9am-2pm.

League of Women Voters training program. Registration $30, reduced for students, some scholarships. Details on p. 4

Wobblies in Centralia

Sun & Mon, Nov. 10 & 11.

Concert, presentation and workshops. Centralia Train Depot. Details on p 11

US Intervention in the 21st Century

Mon, Nov. 11, 7pm. Traditions Café.

Forum and discussion of US foreign interventions before and into the Trump era, including prospects for peace and citizen action through an Anti-Intervention Coalition.


Fri, Nov. 15, 4:30-6:30pm, reception. SPSCC Mottman Bldg.

Eun-Kyung Suh’s sculpture examines dissimilarities experienced by refugees and asylum seekers from origin to destination. Suh’s sculptures use domestic materials suffused with meanings and consequences of migration or forced displacement.

Mutual Aid Supply Drive

Nov 21, Dec 17. 1-6 pm, 115 Legion, downtown Oly.

Bring supplies for distribution to people living in encampments. Some needs are canned food, sox, tarps, batteries, bottled water, etc. A full list is at Or contribute $$ — OlyMAP/Mutual Aid Monday at

Latinx Youth Summit

Fri, Nov 22, 8am – 3pm. St. Martin’s University.

Hispanic Roundtable of South Sound. 17th Annual Summit is open to high school students in Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Grays Harbor Counties. Registration is now open and ONLINE through November 8 or until spaces are filled.

Open House at the Islamic Center

Fri, Dec. 6, 1 pm.

An invitation to attend a service at The Islamic Center of Olympia; first Friday of each month. The program is designed to welcome non-muslims. Meet at the west parking lot for a welcome briefing. Visit for more details.

Anti-Intervention Coalition Meeting

Mon, Dec 9, 7pm. 115 Legion Way.

Initial meeting of the Olympia Anti-Intervention Coalition

Climate change & Local Farming

Tue, Dec 10. 6-8:30 pm. Brighton Park Grange #163.

Thurston Conservation Dist. Local farmers’ panel discusses drought and local climate change on production practices. RSVP to Nora White, or 360-754-3588 ext.136.

West Central Park Winter Gala

Fri., Dec 13, 6pm-midnight. Abigail Stuart House.

Fundraiser with music by the Lumens, Larry Hill. Park Side Cafe catering. All proceeds to this extraordinary little park, community minded and community funded. Black Tie. $75. Details at

Duck the Malls

Sat, Dec 14, 11am-4pm. Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave, Oly.

Find unique gifts created by local artisans and artists – crafts, toys, utensils, flights of fancy – on sale in the historic downtown theater, dressed up for this holiday tradition with garlands, scents, music. Make shopping a joy!

Meaningful movie night

Thu, Dec 19, 6:30pm. Unitarian Universalists, 2315 Division NW, Olympia.

Free screening of meaningful film.

For more November & December events, go to, or check
the WIP facebook page.


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