Signature gathering for Initiative 940
Every day in Sept. See story p.7
To help, contact Leslie Cushman,
360-280-0087 Sponsor: De-Escalate WA
Enter into Stillness
Every Friday from 10 am to 7 pm (See p. 13) Brigid’s Well, 1604 Union Ave SE, Olympia.
Strengthen loving vision and transformative practices
Selena Kilmoyer – email@example.com
Community Workshop on Nonviolent Communication
Wednesday Sept 6, 5:30-7:30 pm
OUUC, 2315 Division St. NW
Authenticity in communication, increased understanding, deepening connection and conflict resolution. Free with pre-registration: 360-956-1155 Presented by Liv Monroe
Closing the Hunger Gap: From Charity to Solidarity
Tues-Wed, Sept 12-13.
Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center
Next steps in the movement to end hunger. More info at https://thehungergap.org/2017-conference/
Host: Northwest Harvest & CTHG National Network.
Thurston County Candidate forum with Q&A
Thursday Sept, 14, 7-9 pm
Traditions Fair Trade Café, 5th & Water SW, Olympia
Candidates: Port of Olympia: Bill Fishburn, Gigi McClure, Bill McGregor, E.J.Zita.
Olympia: Max Brown, Jim Cooper, Clark Gilman, Allen Miller, Lisa Parshley, Renata Rollins. Lacey: Michael Steadman.
Sponsor: Thurston Climate Action Team, firstname.lastname@example.org
“Birds of Costa Rica” slide show
Thursday Sept 14, 7 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh, 201 8th Ave SE.
Sam Merrill describes habitat and species of Costa Rica birds
Sponsor: Black Hills Audubon Society (BHAS) msg ph 360-352-7299
Annual BHAS Celebration of Birds and Nature
Sept 15 – 17, Edmonds, WA
Steve Shunk “How woodpeckers can save the world”
7:30 pm in the Edmonds Plaza Rm
Speakers, walks, field trips, exhibits, educational activities.
BHAS msg ph 360-352-7299
“Nonviolent Grassroots Organizing” series
Tuesday, Sept 19 & 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24. 10-11:30 am
Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia Street NW
Learn to effectively organize at the grassroots level. Cost: $62 to Sr. Center members; $68 general public
Info: Glen Anderson 360-491-9093
Building the Affordable City
Wednesday, Sept 20, 7-9 pm
Rainier Arts Center (Near Columbia City Light Rail)
Leading voices on urbanism, Kim-Mai Cutler of San Francisco and Daniel Kay Hertz of Chicago discuss their cities’ struggles and successes with growth with insights for Seattle. Free with RSVP thru Evenbrite www.eventbrite.com/e/building-the-affordable-city-tickets-36763716265
Annual International Day of Peace
Thursday Sept 21/Worldwide.
Organizations (yours?) encouraged to engage and mobilize in behalf of refugees and migrants.
“Straight Outta Comptom” Race in Film Series
Thursday Sept 21, 6:30-9:30 pm
Unitarian-Universalist Congregation, 2315 Division St. NW
Free. Discussion and refreshments after the film Olympia Sponsor: Interfaith Works
INSPIRE – Women’s Business Conference
September 29, 8 am – 2 pm
SPSCC Lacey campus, 4220 6th Ave Lacey
For women who seek to overcome the business challenges and build confidence
Sponsor: Thurston Economic Development Council-register at https://fs26.formsite.com/Thurston_EDC/form13/index.html
Look for late-arrived September events on the WIP Facebook page