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Kaos calendar of events THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH: Live Music: ●

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The BRIDGE Music Project Hip-Hop Workshop:​ (​every Thursday​) 5 - 7pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Hip Hop experience for at-risk youth. Hosted by Bobby Williams. You can contact The Bridge Music Project for details. 10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival: ​6pm at Arbutus Folk School, 610 4th Ave E, Olympia, Wa. ​The 10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival brings traditional old time music and dance to Olympia, WA. Featuring music by Riley Baugus and Sabra Guzman, Spencer & Rains, Brograss, Hawk Proof Rooster, Misty Mountain Pony Club, High Waisted Ramblers The Bow Weevils, The REDS and others! Details at: ​http://olyoldtime.weebly.com/ Live DJ: ​(every Thursday)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only. The Society presents: Roots Thursday with Dj Mustafa:​ ​(every Thursday)​ 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only.

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Potter’s Magic Lantern Slide Show: ​11:30am at The Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt Place SW, Tumwater, WA. Tacoma native and retired computer programmer John Potter will be our guest for a unique History Talk at the Schmidt House. Potter will begin his talk with a brief history of the projector, and then he’ll show slides from 1900 to 1930. PageTurners Book Discussion​:​ ​(2nd Thursdays)​ ​1 - 2:30pm at Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater. More information at (360) 943-7790. Olympia People’s Mic: ​(every other Thursday starting 2/1/18)​ 6 - 8:30pm at Ben Moore’s Restaurant & Bar, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Oly’s only weekly poetry show. Poetry open-mic and featured poet every Thursday. Poetry Slams on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month. More info at oldgrowthpoetrycollective.org Meaningful Movies Olympia: ​6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 4206 Amber Ct. SE, Olympia, WA. The IF Project is an award-winning film about a writing program helping women in prison explore their past and move forward. Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population, increasing at nearly double the rate of men since 1985. The IF Project explores the reasons behind these staggering numbers by intimately following a heroic Seattle police officer and the transformative writing workshop she created with a group of inmates at a maximum-security women's prison. Live DJ: ​(every Thursday)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+. DJ playing tunes every Thursday! OlyDance Weekly Dance Party: ​(every Thursday)​ 9pm - 12am at Ben Moore’s Restaurant, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Lessons and guest DJs playing Blues, tango, swing, and more All ages until 12am. No experience or partners necessary. More information online at ​facebook.com/OlyBlues Open Mic Night: ​(every Thursday)​ 9pm - 1am at Buzz’s Bar & Grill, 5018 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia.

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The Evergreen Zine Team:​ 3:30pm at CAB 332, The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. Earth - third planet from the sun is the only planet in the known universe to have zines!

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Common Bread: ​5:30 - 7:30pm at The Evergreen Farmhouse on Lewis Rd NW, Olympia. A community of metaphysical, interfaith, and spiritual seekers who gather to eat, discuss, learn and love each other alongside themselves.


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OMnia Yoga:​ ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays​)​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - you can feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes! Vinyasa Yoga for Emotional Balancing:​ (​every Thursday​) 7:30 - 8:45pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

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Olympia Breastfeeding Drop-in Group: ​(every Thursday)​ 10am - 12pm at the Family Support Center, 201 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Sponsored by South Sound Breastfeeding Network. DROP-IN GENEALOGY HELP: ​1 - 3pm at Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave. SE, Olympia, WA. You can meet with Olympia Genealogy Society experts for personal help with your family history research. Master in Teaching Program Information Workshop:​ 3pm at Olympia Timberland Regional Library Community Meeting Room, 313 8th Ave Se, Olympia, WA. You can Learn how to become a teacher and how to apply to Evergreen's MIT program. More info is at ​www.evergreen.edu/mit​. Cultivating Voice Information Session:​ 4 - 5pm at The Evergreen Writing Center at 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia . This is an opportunity for students to learn about the 2-credit course which is a prerequisite for employment as a writing tutor. The session will discuss the application process for how students obtain a faculty signature to the course and an opportunity to learn more about the writing tutor position. Interested students may contact the Writing Center at 867-6420 or tescwriting@gmail.com with any questions. Evergreen Student Music Project: ​4:30 - 5:15pm in Library Room 1328 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. They are looking for musicians, visual artists, filmmakers, animators, event promoters, and greeners in general! Evergreen Music Tech Community: ​5:30 - 6:30pm in Library Room 1328 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. A common place to learn, demonstrate, and find collaborators in music technology. Native Plant Walk: ​(1st & 3rd Thursdays)​ 6pm sharp at McLane Creek Nature Trails, Olympia. A nice educational stroll, you’re invited to botanize with friends while being guided by plant experts from the Native Plant Salvage Foundation. All ages and levels of experience are welcome! Historical Romance Research 101: ​6 - 9 pm at Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE. You can Join Author Rose Lerner as she shares how to get the most out of local libraries, search engines, and much more. Learn how researching the details can nourish the historical fiction writer’s creativity. Rose is the author of eight published novels and novellas. She has taught writing craft and research workshops, as well as an online seminar on women in Regency politics.

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Thurston County Chamber’s Business After Hours: ​(3rd Thursdays)​ 5:30pm at various locations. A networking event to get to know area businesses, and the services they provide. Hosts provide light appetizers and beverages, games and raffles.More information, including location, available online at: thurstonchamber.com. The Quest for Sustainable Tourism in Mongolia ...through Conservation, Research, and Community Development: ​7pm at the Traditions Café, 300 Fifth Avenue SW in Olympia. For three decades, Badral Yondon and Gerel Dashdoorov have guided tourists, writers, conservation organizations, and researchers across all of Mongolia’s ecosystems. Pioneers in sustainable tourism, their trips foster meaningful intercultural connections with local and nomadic people as well as opportunities to participate in archaeological and ecological research and in the activities of local communities.


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Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(every Tuesday & Thursday)​ 3pm - 6pm at Red Square at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. The stand offers fresh produce grown by student farmers at Evergreen’s Organic Farm. More information available at evergreen.edu/organicfarm.


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10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival:​ 6pm at the Arbutus Folk School, 610 4th Ave E, Olympia, Wa. The 10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival brings traditional old time music and dance to Olympia, WA. Featuring music by Riley Baugus and Sabra Guzman, Spencer & Rains, Brograss, Hawk Proof Rooster, Misty Mountain Pony Club, High Waisted Ramblers The Bow Weevils, The REDS and others! Details at: ​http://olyoldtime.weebly.com/ Itamare' - Brazilian Jazz​ ​(3rd Fridays)​ 6:30pm at La Gitana Pizzeria, 518 Capitol Way South, Olympia. The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet:​ ​(Fridays)​ ​6:30 - 8:30pm at Basilico Ristorante, 507 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Jim Malcolm:​ 7:30 pm at 300 5th Ave. SW Olympia, Wa. Annual return of a Scottish folk performer. Free Music Friday:​ 8pm at Cascadia Homebrew, 211 4​th​ Ave E, Olympia. Live Music w/ Skerik Band​: 9pm at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia, Wa. Rebels Rule: ​9pm - 1am at Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila, Wa.

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3 Impossible Questions: ​7pm at Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave E, Downtown Olympia, WA. The story is set in a Turkish marketplace in the 13​th​ century, where three wise men come to ask three questions of the town’s wisest citizen, the Mullah. The wise men offer a prize for the entire town if he can answer them correctly. The COMIC STRIPPERS: A MALE STRIPPER PARODY & IMPROV COMEDY SHOW: ​8pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Performing Arts, Mottman Road, Olympia, WA. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Come and join the explosion of ridiculousness that was the smash hit of the Adelaide Fringe in Australia. Info can be found at www.thecomicstrippers.com​.

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Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)​ 11am - 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org The Deep Forest Experience:​ ​(Fridays - Sundays Until Feb. 18th)​ 11am - 4pm at Rockport State Park, 51905 State Route 20, Rockport. Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar. Lunchtime Meditation: ​(Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays)​ 12pm - 1pm at Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A stress-reducing class to develop a peaceful mind. More information available online at: meditateinolympia.org HIV Testing Fridays: ​2 - 7pm at 2101 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA. Confidential, rapid HIV Testing! Zumba Fridays: ​7:30-8:30pm at CRC 314, at The Evergreen State College on 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. You can zumba with a community of Evergreen students and community members. Community Yoga/Qigong: ​(every Friday)​ 3:30 - 4:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.


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Understanding your Grade School Child: A Developmental Overview:​ 12 - 1:30pm, Lecture Hall Classroom 8, at The Evergreen State College on 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. Four Child Development Workshops for Evergreen Parent and Caregiver Community. Candyce Lund Bollinger ‘87, well-known for her work in the Olympia parenting and education communities, is a parent educator at South Puget Sound Community College and in private practice.

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Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ ​(every Friday)​ 4:30 - 6pm at Percival Landing (corner of 4th Ave. & Water St.) in downtown Olympia. More information online at: olympiafor.org. Women in Black Silent Vigil for Peace​: ​(every Friday)​ 5 - 6pm at Percival Landing in front of the fountain on 4th Street. Local network of women worldwide committed to peace with justice. For more information you can go to olyembrace.com Celebrating Black History Month at TuPac​: ​7:30 - 10:30pm at the Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center, 734 Pacific Ave. 3rd FL, Tacoma. Celebrate healing and empowerment through African dance taught by Fatiman Mateen. TuPac was founded by the late Kabby Mitchell the 3rd, former dance faculty at Evergreen since 1998.

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The Olympia Farmers Market: ​(Thursday - Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information is available at: olympiafarmersmarket.com


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10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival:​ 6pm at the Arbutus Folk School, 610 4th Ave E, Olympia, Wa. The 10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival brings traditional old time music and dance to Olympia, WA. Featuring music by Riley Baugus and Sabra Guzman, Spencer & Rains, Brograss, Hawk Proof Rooster, Misty Mountain Pony Club, High Waisted Ramblers The Bow Weevils, The REDS and others! Details at: ​http://olyoldtime.weebly.com/ Live Jazz and Flamenco Show​ ​(3rd Saturdays) 6 ​ :30 - 9pm at La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Swing/Jazz. Jim Malcolm:​ 7:30pm at the Traditions cafe on 300 5th Ave. SW Olympia, Wa. Annual return of a Scottish folk performer. Spiritual Journey:​ 7:30 - 10:30pm at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia, Wa. Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. For the first time ever, Emerald City Music explores the power of the human voice with a carefully crafted selection of works inspired by spirituals. Music by Mendelssohn, Ives, Copland, and more. Nomadic Recombination Dance Party: ​8pm at Cascadia Brewing Co. 211 4th Ave, Olympia, WA. A night with DJ’s Mezcla Profunda and special guests Secats, who are funny pop-rock, as well as Creature Hole, who is R&B and hip hop. Illuminated Ball: ​8pm at Eagles Grande, 805 4th Ave, Olympia, Wa. Music by File Gumbo and the Gravity Quartet. Performances by aerialists, jugglers, drummers, and dancers. There’s also a no-host bar and silent auction. 21+ only. The Bad Things at Lucky Liquor:​ 9pm at Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila, Wa. Live Music w/ High Ceiling & Big Blue Van: ​9pm at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia, Wa. Northwest music scene break-out since 2004, High Ceiling plays alongside some of the most talented names in Jam-Rock-Reggae; John Brown's Body, Rubblebucket, Clinton Fearon, Kyle Hollingsworth, Junior Reid, and more.

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3 Impossible Questions: ​2pm at the Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave E, Downtown Olympia, WA. The story is set in a Turkish marketplace in the 13​th​ century, where three wise men come to ask three questions of the town’s wisest citizen, the Mullah. The wise men offer a prize for the entire town if he can answer them correctly. Valentines Day Boat Party Seattle:​ 9:30pm - 1:30am at 1611 Fairview Ave. E., Seattle. Cruise through Lake Union & Lake Washington and view the city of Seattle like never before. Enjoy the amazing night with great music. The boat will be rocking with help from Oceanic Entertainment DJs, who’ll be spinning dropping the hottest Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, EDM Mash Ups & your personal requests as well.

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OMnia Yoga:​ ​(​Saturdays​)​ 9 - 10:15am at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - You can feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes! The Deep Forest Experience​: ​(​Fridays - Sundays Until Feb. 18th​) ​11am - 4pm at Rockport State Park, 51905 State Route 20, Rockport. Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.


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DROP-IN GENEALOGY HELP: ​1 - 3pm at Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave. SE, Olympia, WA. You can meet with Olympia Genealogy Society experts for personal help with your family history research. Bookmaking: 6 Books in a Box with Sally Penley:​ 1 - 3pm at The Loft at Buck’s 5th Ave. 209 5th Ave. SE Olympia, Wa. Create six simple book structures for greeting cards, photo books or small journals.

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Fire Mountain Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ ​(every Saturday)​ ​12pm-1pm at Washington Park on East Locust St. & North Pearl St. in Centralia. More information online at forusa.org/tags-fire-mountain

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West Olympia Farmers Market​ ​(every Saturday)​ 10am - 1pm at West Central Park, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia. Selling produce, baked goods, eggs, pastured poultry and meats, flowers, plant starts, crafts and more. The Olympia Farmers Market: ​(Thursday - Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information is available at: olympiafarmersmarket.com Olympia Weekend Indoor Market: ​(Saturdays & Sunday)​ 10am - 5pm at Furniture Works, 210 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more...with a new inventory each week!


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Live Jazz Guitar music with Vince Brown:​ 3pm at St. David of Wales Church, 324 West Cedar Street, in Shelton Washington. Sunday Sounds​: ​(every Sunday)​ 4 - 7pm at the Blue Heron Bakery, 4419 Harrison Ave Suite 108, Olympia. With an open mic and a weekly featured guest! 10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival:​ 6pm at the Arbutus Folk School, 610 4th Ave E, Olympia, Wa. The 10th Annual Oly Old Time Festival brings traditional old time music and dance to Olympia, WA. Featuring music by Riley Baugus and Sabra Guzman, Spencer & Rains, Brograss, Hawk Proof Rooster, Misty Mountain Pony Club, High Waisted Ramblers The Bow Weevils, The REDS and others! Concerts, square dances, honky tonk, free workshops and much more! Details at: http://olyoldtime.weebly.com/ Live Music w/ Get Married:​ 8pm at 211 4th Ave. E, Olympia, WA. Get Married (from San Jose, CA) bringing the fun to Oly for the first time. Buncha dorks playing rock n' roll! With a stellar supporting cast:of Geography, Harper, and Jay Levy. Kicksville - DJ night: ​8 - 11pm at Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila, Wa.

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Indigenous Showcase – ​Through the Repellent Fence​:​ 4pm at The Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle. ​Through the Repellent Fence​ follows art collective Postcommodity as they strive to construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile long outdoor artwork that straddles the U.S.-Mexico border. EveryBODY Drop In Figure Sessions:​ ​(Sundays)​ 6 - 8pm at the Olyphant Arts Annex, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia (above The Brotherhood Tavern). Emphasizing diversity, varied ethnicity, age, gender and ability. Most media welcome, all skill levels welcome. 3 Impossible Questions: ​7pm at the Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave E, in downtown Olympia, WA. The story is set in a Turkish marketplace in the 13​th​ century, where three wise men come to ask three questions of the town’s wisest citizen, the Mullah. The wise men offer a prize for the entire town if he can answer them correctly. Movie Night: ​(every Sunday)​ 7pm at The Brotherhood Lounge, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. 21+. You can visit thebroho.com for more details. Cinema Rental – ​The Gentleman Bank Robber: The Story of Butch Lesbian Freedom Fighter rita bo brown​:​ 7:30pm at The Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle. ​The Gentleman Bank Robber​ is a portrait of revolutionary rita bo brown, a white working class butch from rural Oregon who became known as The Gentleman Bank Robber in the 1970s for combining her butch style of dress with a polite way of demanding funds from bank tellers. Glitter Dance Party: ​(every Sunday)​ ​9pm at Jake’s 311 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+.

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Zumba for Families: ​(every Sunday)​ ​10:15 - 11:15am​ ​at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Family Fun and Dancing with the kids on Sunday mornings with Cecile Malik. The Deep Forest Experience​: 11am - 4pm at Rockport State Park, 51905 State Route 20, Rockport. Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar. Yoga: ​6:30 - 7:30pm at the CRC 314, The Evergreen State College, on 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. You can stretch your body with students and friends.


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Hope House​: ​(every Sunday)​ 6pm at Hope House 1st Presbyterian Church, 125 Central Ave. E, Tenino. An open meeting for anyone interested in learning about Al-Anon Family Groups, and for those affected by someone else’s drinking. More information online at: ​wa-al-anon.org New Attitudes​: ​(every Sunday)​ 6pm at United Methodist Church, 408 2nd St. SE, Yelm. An open meeting for anyone interested in learning about Al-Anon Family Groups, and for those affected by someone else’s drinking. More information online at:​ wa-al-anon.org

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Prayers for World Peace: ​(every Sunday)​ 10 - 11:15am at Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A contemplative, guided meditation. Everyone is welcome! More information online at: meditateinolympia.org

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Yelm Farmers Market: ​(every Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at Nisqually Springs Farm, 17835 SR 507, Yelm, WA. More information can be found at: yelmfarmersmarket.com The Olympia Farmers Market: ​(Thursday - Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information is available at: olympiafarmersmarket.com Olympia Weekend Indoor Market:​ ​(Saturdays & Sunday)​ 10am - 5pm at Furniture Works, 210 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more...with new inventory each week!


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Music Mondays with Featured Artists: ​(every Monday)​ 6 - 8pm at Dillinger's Cocktails & Kitchen, 404 Washington St SE, Olympia. Lindy Hop: ​(every Monday)​ 6:15 -7:30pm at Ben Moore’s Restaurant & Bar, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Live Music w/ Quinteto:​ 8pm at the Rhythm and Rye 311 Capitol Way Olympia WA 98501, Olympia, Wa. Formed in 1993, the Latin Grammy-nominated Quinteto has become one of the most important creative music ensembles of the West Coast. Performing Jovino’s original arrangements and compositions, its members excel in near-telepathic musical interactions, modern harmonic journeys, deep lyricism, and high-energy Brazilian grooves that never fail to excite audiences.

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UkOlympians​ ​(3rd Mondays)​ 7pm at the Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia. A song circle for ukulele players and singers.

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Postnatal Yoga: ​(Mondays)​ 10:45 - 11:45am at True Self Yoga, 2727 Westmoor Ct SW, Olympia. Postnatal Yoga supports new mothers and caregivers to develop their relationships with their babies, and their communities. This class is best suited to caregivers of children who are not yet walking. Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)​, 11am - 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Lunchtime Meditation:​ (Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays)​, 12pm - 1pm at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A stress-reducing class to develop a peaceful mind. More information available online at: ​meditateinolympia.org West African Dance:​ ​(Mondays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Patricia Honeysuckle teaches the traditional steps of West African Dance. OMnia Yoga:​ ​(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays​)​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - Feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes! Just for Today:​ ​(every Monday​) ​7:30pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1515 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia. An open meeting for anyone interested in learning about ​Al-Anon Family Groups​, and for those affected by someone else’s drinking. More info online at: ​wa-al-anon.org


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PageTurners Book Discussion:​ ​(3rd Tuesdays)​ 1:30 - 3pm at the Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE, Lacey. More information at (360) 491-3860 StoryOly - Olympia’s Premiere Story Slam Event:​ ​(​3rd Tuesdays​)​ 5:30 - 8:30pm at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information at storyoly.com Totally Inappropriate Bar Bingo:​ 7 - 9pm at Buzz’s Bar and Grill, 5018 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia. You’re invited to join Jen for totally fun and totally inappropriate bar bingo! OlySwing Dance Night:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ 7 - 10:30pm at the Eagles Hall, 805 4th Ave. E, Olympia. All ages. **No partner or experience necessary. More information online at ​olyswing.com Black Panther Movie Night: ​7:30pm at Century Theaters Olympia, WA. This is a private film screening for students, and you can sign up in Student Activities in the College Activities Building. Open Mic Night:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ 8pm at Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW​ ​Olympia.. Tassel Tuesday – A Burlesque Revue​: ​(3rd Tuesdays) ​8:30pm at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Presented by Rock Candy Burlesque. 21+.

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Campus Food Bank:​ ​(​Tuesdays​)​ 4 - 6pm in Seminar II, Room E2123 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. A satellite of the Thurston County Food Bank, making non-perishable food available to Thurston County residents. Sponsored by the ​Division of Student Affairs​ and the ​Campus Food Coalition​. Yoga: ​5 - 6pm in the CRC 314 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. You can stretch your body with students and friends. Gentle Yoga: ​(Tuesdays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Gentle stretches and healing relaxation with massage therapist and yogini, Aly Long. Yoga Therapy:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5:30 - 6:30pm at T ​ he Bandha Room​, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. RideStrong Off-Season Cycling​: (​ ​Tuesdays & Thursdays​) ​6:30 - 7:30pm at ​The Strong Center​, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. RideStrong is an off-season cycling training program in partnership with the Capital Bicycling Club that is coached with the use of heart rate monitors and power meters. It is a periodized training system that builds upon itself through gradual increases in intensity. Open Gym Basketball: ​7 - 9pm in the CRC Gym at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. No experience needed, low stakes basketball every tuesday night. Refuge Recovery:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ ​7 - 9pm ​at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. ​A recovery-based Buddhist Meditation program lead by trained professionals. For more information you can go to ​www.refugerecovery.org

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Bold, Badass & Embodied:​ 4 - 5pm in CAB 301, at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. This is an interactive conversation on using our bodies and movement as a catalyst for being in and embracing our true power. Hands on Adult Museum:​ 5:30pm at 414 Jefferson Street NE, Olympia, WA. Calling all educators! You can eat, drink and play your way through the Museum. You can learn about museum field trips, workshops, Hands On 2U, assembly programs and more! Pre-registration required at (360) 956-0818, adults 21+ only.

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Evergreen Bike Shop Presents Lady & Trans Night:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ 4 - 7pm at The Bike Shop, 2700 Evergreen Parkway, Olympia. Lady & Trans Night is a celebration of the lady and trans community. We invite people that identify as women or trans to create a safe space at The Bike Shop every Tuesday. Lady and Trans Night is about having fun, building community, and wrenching on bikes.


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All God’s People:​ 6pm in CAB 301 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. A community exploring the spirituality of Jesus. What ties them together is a desire to connect with God and one another. The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story: ​7pm at 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia, Wa. Palestinian journalist and historian Ramzy Baroud will speak on his new book The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story. Dr. Ramzy Baroud is a US-Arab journalist, media consultant, an author, internationally-syndicated columnist, Editor of Palestine Chronicle.

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Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(every Tuesday & Thursday)​ 3 - 6pm at Red Square at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. The stand offers fresh produce grown by student farmers at The Evergreen State College’s Organic Farm. More info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm West Olympia Farmers’ Market ​(every Tuesday)​ 4 - 7pm at West Central Park, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia. Selling produce, baked goods, eggs, pastured poultry and meats, flowers, plant starts, crafts, and more.


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Live Jazz Guitar with Vince Brown:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 6 - 8pm at Swing Wine Bar, 825 Columbia St. SW, Olympia. 21+ only Smoocho Gusto:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 6 - 9pm at Cascadia Grill, 200 4th Ave W, Olympia. Music to soothe the soul. Live Music w/ Tiempo Libre:​ ​7:30 - 9:30pm at ​The Washington Center for the Performing Art​s,​ 512 Washington St SE, Olympia, Wa. Three-time GRAMMY Award nominated Afro-Caribbean music group, Tiempo Libre​ is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms.

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Olympia Aloha Ukulele Pu’ukani Song Circle:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 6 - 9pm in the STARS room at the Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia. Sharing the love of Hawaiian & Americana ukulele music. You can bring your own ukulele, all ages & skill levels are welcome! Olympia Poetry Network February Reader: ​6 - 8pm at the Traditions Café, 300 5​th​ Ave. SW. Marjorie Rommel, Poet Laureate of Auburn, will be the featured reader. Her poetry reflects her diverse work history as a logging truck driver, logging camp cook, hash house waitress, newspaper reporter-photographer-editor, publicist, creative writing instructor at Highline and Pierce colleges, and visiting lecturer at Pacific Lutheran University. Bingo Wednesday! ​(every Wednesday)​ 7:30 - 9:30pm at Pints & Quarts Oly, 625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Ste 560, Olympia. Winners go home with awesome prizes! Karaoke Wednesdays:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 8pm - 12am at the Starlight Lounge at Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only. Open Mic Comedy Night: ​(every Wednesday)​ 8:30pm at Le Voyeur, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Vomity 159 with Clay Christofferson: It's the Vomity before Thanksgiving and we are going to be stuffing your bellies with all the comedy fixings and trimmings of Bellingham's Clay Christofferson. Open Mic Night: ​(every Wednesday)​ 9pm at Hannah’s Bar & Grille, 123 5th Ave. SW, Olympia. 21+ Wednesday Open Mic: ​(​every Wednesday)​ 9 - 12am at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Musicians can come on down & work out your tunes. Fans can come on down & check out everything new in the Oly music scene.

Fitness / Wellness: . ● Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays​)​, 11am - 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org ● Lunchtime Meditation:​ (Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays)​, 12pm - 1pm at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A stress-reducing class to develop a peaceful mind. More information available online at: ​meditateinolympia.org ● Evergreen Trail Runners:​ 3 - 4pm in the CRC Ampitheater at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. You can join Evergreen faculty and staff to explore Evergreen, the run caters to all paces. ● Hatha Yoga w/ Heather Morrow: ​(e ​ very Wednesday​)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4​th Ave, Olympia. This class is a Basic Hatha Flow that for those without severe physical limitations. It does require a little extra strength and the ability to move quickly between poses. Perfect for those confident in their basic yoga skills, but beginners are welcome. ● OMnia Yoga:​ ​(Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays)​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - Feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes!


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Dance Co-op:​ ​(​every Wednesday​) 7 ​ pm at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Free form dance, you’re welcome to move, shake, and swirl into all directions! This event is open to the public and is kid friendly. Queerdalini Yoga: ​(​every Wednesday​)​ 7:30 - 9pm at the Chinese Healing & Movement Arts, 606 Columbia St SW, Olympia. Queerdalini is a weekly Queer/Trans Kundalini Yoga Class!

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Morning Bird Walk: ​(every Wednesday)​ 8am at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge, 100 Brown Farm Rd. NE, Olympia. Birders of all skill levels are welcome. All-Campus Mentoring Day:​ 1:30 - 4pm at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. Different events will be happening all over campus. Study Abroad Pre-departure Orientation:​ 3 - 5pm in Sem 2, A-2107 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. All students planning to study abroad need to attend one of the listed study abroad pre-departure orientation workshops as part of the approval process. If needed, Be sure to bring your completed Travel Waiver Form, a completed Health Review Form, and Proof of Insurance that covers you while studying abroad.

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Coffee with your Conservation District: ​(​3rd Wednesdays​) 9:30 - 10:30am at the ​Shipwreck Cafe​, 244 Madrona Beach Rd NW, Olympia. Thurston Conservation District wants to help you! Meet district staff at The Shipwreck Cafe in Olympia , learn about free programs and services, ask questions and find out about free workshops, farm planning assistance, restoration projects and more! Employer Seminar: Understanding Insurance Tax/Wage for Business, Work Opportunity Tax Credit and SharedWork Programs:​ 11am - 1pm in the John Loyle room located on the third floor of WorkSource Thurston, 1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater. Thurston County employers are invited to attend a seminar to help reduce confusion around several complex issues, including unemployment insurance, the work opportunity tax credit and bonding program, and ShareWork. Please register by calling (360) 704-3581 Online EcoCareers Conference: ​11am - 3:30pm. The EcoCareers Conference 2018 is for college students and emerging professionals who want to secure a great job for the planet. And for the faculty, staff and mentors who want to help by providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends. Mission Impact Luncheon:​ 11:30am - 1:30pm at the Lacey Community Center, ​6729 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia. You’re invited to learn more about their mission to eliminate racism and sexism to advance the social, political and economic status of all women and girls. Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil: ​(every Wednesday)​ 12pm - 1pm at the NW corner of Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE, Olympia. More info online at ​olympiafor.org

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Olympia Farmers Market:​ ​(Thursday-Sunday)​ ​10am - 3pm at ​The Olympia Farmers Market​, 700 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Promoting and encouraging the development of local small scale agriculture and ensure a dynamic market balance for small, local growers and others to make available their products to residents of this community.


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KAOS CD & Vinyl Sale: ​11am - 6pm at The Evergreen State College, in the College Activities Building (CAB) Room 301.The KAOS Radio (89.3 FM) CD & Vinyl Sale is an annual sale where you can listen to a variety of music as well as, pick out music from a variety of over 10,000 CD's and Vinyl sets. KAOS Radio will also be tabling in the College Activities Building (CAB) on February 22nd, 23rd & 24th with different activities, fun games, and opportunities to win prizes every day! This is a great opportunity to meet some cool people, learn a little more about radio, and go home with some rad tunes. Hope to see you there! The BRIDGE Music Project Hip-Hop Workshop:​ (​every Thursday​) 5 - 7pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Hip Hop experience for at-risk youth. You can contact The Bridge Music Project for details. Hosted by Bobby Williams. Live DJ: ​(every Thursday)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+. DJ playing tunes every Thursday! The Society presents: Roots Thursday with Dj Mustafa: ​(every Thursday)​ 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only.

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"Alice Smith" and the Struggle for Sex Workers' Rights in 1913:​ 7:30 - 8:45pm at the Olympia Timberland Library, ​313 8th Ave SE, Olympia.​ Join the editors of "Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute" and discuss the recently unearthed memoir of prostitute "Alice Smith". Alice's story sparked a national debate about prostitution; follow her tale from Spokane to San Francisco. Live DJ: ​(every Thursday)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+. DJ playing tunes every Thursday! OlyDance Weekly Dance Party: ​(every Thursday)​ 9pm - 12am at Ben Moore’s Restaurant, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Lessons and guest DJs playing Blues, tango, swing, and more All ages until 12am. No experience or partners necessary. More information online at ​facebook.com/OlyBlues Open Mic Night: ​(every Thursday)​ 9pm - 1am at Buzz’s Bar & Grill, 5018 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia.

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The Evergreen Zine Team: ​3:30pm in CAB 332 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. Earth - third planet from the sun is the only planet in the known universe to have zines!

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Trauma Support Group: ​4 - 5:30pm in Student Wellness Services at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. Traumatic experiences are often logged in our psyches not with words, but with our other four senses. This group looks to process trauma, as well as build a toolkit for coping with PTSD by utilizing art and narrative practice. Students only. Common Bread: ​5:30 - 7:30pm at The Evergreen Farmhouse on Lewis Road NW, Olympia. A community of metaphysical, interfaith, and spiritual seekers who gather to eat, discuss, learn and love each other alongside themselves. OMnia Yoga:​ ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays​)​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - you can feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes! Vinyasa Yoga for Emotional Balancing:​ (​every Thursday​) 7:30 - 8:45pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.


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Olympia Breastfeeding Drop-in Group: ​(every Thursday)​ 10am - 12pm at the Family Support Center, 201 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Sponsored by South Sound Breastfeeding Network. Evergreen Student Music Project: ​4:30 - 5:15pm in Library Room 1328 at The Evergreen State College on 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. They are looking for musicians, visual artists, filmmakers, animators, event promoters, and greeners in general! Evergreen Music Tech Community: ​5:30 - 6:30pm in Library Room 1328 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia. A common place to learn, demonstrate, and find collaborators in music technology. Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute: ​7:30pm at 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA. You can Join the Orca Books staff at the Olympia Timberland Library, for a discussion with editors Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus on their book, Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute. Following the discussion will be a Q&A and book signing.

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Online EcoCareers Conference: ​11am - 5:00pm. The EcoCareers Conference 2018 is for college students and emerging professionals who want to secure a great job for the planet. And for the faculty, staff and mentors who want to help by providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends.

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Organic Farm Stand at Red Square:​ ​(every Tuesday & Thursday)​ 3 - 6pm at Red Square at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. The stand offers fresh produce grown by student farmers at Evergreen’s Organic Farm. More information available at evergreen.edu/organicfarm.


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KAOS CD & Vinyl Sale: ​11am - 6pm at The Evergreen State College, in the College Activities Building (CAB) Room 301.The KAOS Radio (89.3 FM) CD & Vinyl Sale is an annual sale where you can listen to a variety of music as well as, pick out music from a variety of over 10,000 CD's and Vinyl sets. KAOS Radio will also be tabling in the College Activities Building (CAB) on February 22nd, 23rd & 24th with different activities, fun games, and opportunities to win prizes every day! This is a great opportunity to meet some cool people, learn a little more about radio, and go home with some rad tunes. Hope to see you there! Almost Blue w/ Live Jazz: ​5:30pm at the Cascadia Grill, 200 4th Avenue West, Olympia, WA. With booty shakin' blues, and hot jazz, Almost Blue satisfies. The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet:​ ​(Fridays)​ ​6:30 - 8:30pm at Basilico Ristorante, 507 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Golden Bough:​ 7:30 at the Traditions Cafe on 300 5th Ave. SW Olympia, Wa. Traditional Celtic music from Ireland and Scotland. Free Music Friday:​ 8pm at the Cascadia Homebrew, 211 4​th​ Ave E, Olympia. Live Music w/ Far Out West:​ 9pm at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia, Wa. ​Formed in October 2016, Far Out West is based out of Portland, Oregon. The group combines heartfelt songwriting with groovy instrumental endeavors to deliver an energetic brand of rootsy funk.

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NOT Your Grandma’s Bingo: ​6pm at 222 Columbia St, Olympia, WA. This is NOT your grandma’s bingo. Get a group of friends together for the hottest event in town, OlyBingo Night - Boot Scootin' Bingo. 50/50 raffle and costume contest. You can call (360) 586-6181 to reserve or visit online at www.SouthSoundSeniors.org for more information.

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Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)​, 11am - 3pm at the Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Lunchtime Meditation:​ (Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays)​, 12pm - 1pm at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A stress-reducing class to develop a peaceful mind. More information available online at: ​meditateinolympia.org HIV Testing Fridays: ​2 - 7pm at 2101 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA. Confidential, rapid HIV Testing! Community Yoga/Qigong:​ (​every Friday​) 3:30 - 4:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Zumba Fridays: ​7:30 - 8:30pm in CRC 314 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. You can zumba with a community of Evergreen students and community members.

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Therapeutic Wilderness Group:​ 11am - 1pm in Student Wellness Services at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Studies show that connection to our natural environment can reduce anxiety, improve mood, restore attention, and increase resilience. Students only. Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ ​(every Friday)​ 4:30 - 6pm at Percival Landing (corner of 4th Ave. & Water St.) Downtown Olympia. More information online at: olympiafor.org. Women in Black Silent Vigil for Peace​: ​(every Friday)​ 5 - 6pm at Percival Landing in front of the fountain on 4th Street. Local network of women worldwide committed to peace with justice. For more information you can go to olyembrace.com


Kaos calendar of events SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH: Live Music: ●

KAOS CD & Vinyl Sale:​ 11am - 6pm at The Evergreen State College, in the College Activities Building (CAB) Room 301.The KAOS Radio (89.3 FM) CD & Vinyl Sale is an annual sale where you can listen to a variety of music as well as, pick out music from a variety of over 10,000 CD's and Vinyl sets. Today is the last day KAOS Radio will be tabling in the College Activities Building (CAB) on with different activities, fun games, and opportunities to win prizes every day! This is a great opportunity to meet some cool people, learn a little more about radio, and go home with some rad tunes. Hope to see you there! Live Music w/ Bad Saint, Crooked Neighbours, Porch Cat, and Former KAOS Music Director, Anna Gordon: ​6 - 11pm at 1307 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA. Potluck at 6:00 pm. Music Starts at 7:30pm. Please be on time, Please respect the time and energy of the performers and hosts! This is a show, not a party! Live Jazz Guitar music with Vince Brown: ​6:30 - 9:00pm at La Gitana of Olympia, 518 Capitol Way South.

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Contra Dance:​ ​(1st, 2nd & 4th Saturdays)​ 7:30pm - 10:30pm at South Bay Grange Hall, 3918 Sleater-Kinney Rd NE, Olympia. Live music and dancing. Beginner’s orientation at 7. No experience or partner necessary. Comedy Night: ​8pm at 102 Yelm Ave East (side entry), Yelm, Wa. Comedy Night! Featuring best female comedians in WA! A laugh your butt off event in the spotlight! Beer and Wine and R rated so you must be 21.

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Buddhist Meditation: ​10am at 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia, WA. Buddhist meditation offers a host of tools to unlock static stages of life. Through harnessing the vast power of our mind, by focusing it on beneficial wishes and by connecting with the inspiring energy of holy beings, our entire life can transform. OMnia Yoga:​ ​(​Saturdays​)​ 9 - 10:15am at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - You can feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes!

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Annual Education Summit and Education EXPO:​ 11 am at the Hotel Red Lion on ​2300 Evergreen

Park Dr SW, Olympia.​ Forum will be entertaining, engaging and interactive and includes an

Education EXPO for educators to connect with the Forum attendees and the business community. This will be showcasing what schools in our Thurston County are teaching our students. You can come and find out what is going on in education! We’ll have over 20 exhibitors. Night w/ Theresa Scott:​ 6pm at 509 E 4th Ave, Olympia, WA. Theresa Scott’s 13 historical romance novels, published in print, have sold over 600,000 copies in the markets of the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Britain. Theresa will be reading from and signing copies of her 2015 book Happiness, Inc at Orca Books.

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Fire Mountain Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ ​(every Saturday)​ ​12pm - 1pm at Washington Park (East Locust St. & North Pearl St.) Downtown Centralia. More information online at forusa.org/tags-fire-mountain


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2018 Art Benefit Auction:​ 5pm at Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St, Seattle. You’re invited to support and celebrate Washington state artists of all disciples. Champions of Courage:​ 6pm at 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia, WA. Champions of Courage is a uniquely family focused event held at the Hands on Children's Museum and includes a live and silent auction, wine and grub grab, photo booth and face painting, yummy appetizers catered by Ramblin' Jacks and all museum exhibits open for all to enjoy!

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PieFest X - The Finale: ​1pm at 222 Columbia Way NW, Olympia, WA. The Olympia Pie Bakers Guild is pleased to announce PieFest X - the Finale. This is a fundraiser for the Senior Nutrition Program and Food Bank. Bakers can enter pies in a contest in the morning and the event for the public to eat pie! You can check out the website www.olypie.org, for more information about the contest.

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West Olympia Farmers Market​ ​(every Saturday)​ 10am - 1pm at West Central Park, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia. Selling produce, baked goods, eggs, pastured poultry and meats, flowers, plant starts, crafts and more. The Olympia Farmers Market: ​(Thursday - Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information is available at: olympiafarmersmarket.com Olympia Weekend Indoor Market: ​(Saturdays & Sunday)​ 10am - 5pm at Furniture Works, 210 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more...with a new inventory each week!


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Live Music w/ The Brothers Four: ​2pm at the Washington Center of Performing Arts. The Brothers Four now reign supreme amongst folk boom survivors, true to form carrying their trademark geniality and rich vocal harmony on a half century run. Sunday Sounds​: ​(every Sunday)​ 4 - 7pm at the Blue Heron Bakery, 4419 Harrison Ave Suite 108, Olympia. With an open mic and a weekly featured guest!

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EveryBODY Drop In Figure Sessions:​ ​(Sundays)​ 6 - 8pm at the Olyphant Arts Annex, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia (above The Brotherhood Tavern) Emphasizing diversity, varied ethnicity, age, gender and ability. Most media welcome, all skill levels welcome. Movie Night: ​(every Sunday)​ 7pm at The Brotherhood Lounge, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. 21+. You can visit thebroho.com for more details. Glitter Dance Party: ​(every Sunday)​ ​9pm at Jake’s 311 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+.

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Zumba for Families: ​(every Sunday)​ ​10:15 - 11:15am​ ​at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Family Fun and Dancing with the kids on Sunday mornings with Cecile Malik. Yoga: ​6:30 - 7:30pm in the CRC 314 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. You can stretch your body with students and friends.

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Hope House​: ​(every Sunday)​ 6pm at Hope House 1st Presbyterian Church, 125 Central Ave. E, Tenino. An open meeting for anyone interested in learning about Al-Anon Family Groups, and for those affected by someone else’s drinking. More information online at: ​wa-al-anon.org New Attitudes​: ​(every Sunday)​ 6pm at United Methodist Church, 408 2nd St. SE, Yelm. An open meeting for anyone interested in learning about Al-Anon Family Groups, and for those affected by someone else’s drinking. More information online at:​ wa-al-anon.org

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Prayers for World Peace: ​(every Sunday)​ 10 - 11:15am at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A contemplative, guided meditation. Everyone is welcome! More information online at: ​meditateinolympia.org

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Yelm Farmers Market:​ ​(every Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at the Nisqually Springs Farm, 17835 SR 507, Yelm, WA. More information can be found at: ​yelmfarmersmarket.com The Olympia Farmers Market: ​(Thursday - Sunday)​ 10am - 3pm at 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information is available at: olympiafarmersmarket.com Olympia Weekend Indoor Market​: (​ Saturdays & Sunday)​ 10am - 5pm at Furniture Works, 210 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more...with new inventory each week!


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Music Mondays with Featured Artists:​ ​(every Monday)​ 6 - 8pm at Dillinger's Cocktails & Kitchen, 404 Washington St SE, Olympia. Live Music w/ Pete Christlieb and Linda Small, The Tall and Small 11 Piece Band: ​8pm at the Rhythm and Rye 311 Capitol Way NE Olympia WA. Featuring: Pete Christlieb saxophones and Linda Small trombone; saxophones: Tracy Knoop, Travis Ranney, Jeff Kashiwa, Bill Ramsay; trumpets: Morris Northcutt, Jared Hall; piano: Bill Anschell, bass: Nate Omdal, drums: Tim Malland. Sponsored by Olympia Jazz Central. Lindy Hop: ​(​every Monday​) a ​ t Ben Moore’s Restaurant & Bar, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia.

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Bibliotopia: Adult Book Discussion:​ ​(last Monday of the month)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at the Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St. SW, Tumwater. Conversations about recently read books

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Postnatal Yoga: ​(Mondays)​ 10:45 - 11:45am at True Self Yoga, 2727 Westmoor Ct SW, Olympia. Postnatal Yoga supports new mothers and caregivers to develop their relationships with their babies, and their communities. This class is best suited to caregivers of children who are not yet walking. Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)​, 11am - 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Lunchtime Meditation:​ (Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays)​, 12pm - 1pm at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A stress-reducing class to develop a peaceful mind. More information available online at: ​meditateinolympia.org West African Dance:​ ​(Mondays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Patricia Honeysuckle teaches the traditional steps of West African Dance. OMnia Yoga:​ ​(Mondays, Wednesdays, and ​Thursdays​)​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - Feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes! Just for Today:​ ​(every Monday​) ​7:30pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1515 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia. An open meeting for anyone interested in learning about ​Al-Anon Family Groups​, and for those affected by someone else’s drinking. More info online at: ​wa-al-anon.org

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Trans Umbrella Resilience Network:​ 5 - 6pm at the Trans & Queer Center, The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia.. A student club for all trans and non-binary people.


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Live Music w/ Novemthree, The Sun and the Mirror, and Umbrae Flux: ​7pm - 1am at ​Cryptatropa Bar, ​421 4th Ave E, Olympia, Wa. ​The Sun and the Mirror brings their blend of heavy psych, noise, and dark ambient to Cryptatropa. Novemthree will offer their dark and dreamlike tunes of psychedelic-fringed folk music, with verses inspired by a longing for a connection with Nature, the sense of solitude and peace in the vastness of the cosmos, meandering reflections on life and loss.

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10th Annual Sa’heh’wa’mish Days Pow-Wow:​ 1pm and 7pm at Little Creek Casino Resort, ​91 West State Route 108, Shelton. A ceremonial gathering of indigenous people of the Coast Salish Tribes, as well as Native Americans from across the United States and Canada. Filled with tradition and culture, this 2-day ritual will be held in the resort’s event center and is open to the public to attend. Totally Inappropriate Bar Bingo:​ 7 - 9pm at Buzz’s Bar and Grill, 5018 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia. You’re invited to join Jen for totally fun and totally inappropriate bar bingo! OlySwing Dance Night:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ 7 - 10:30pm at the Eagles Hall, 805 4th Ave. E, Olympia. All ages. No partner or experience necessary. More information online at ​olyswing.com Open Mic Night:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ 8pm at the Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW​ ​Olympia.

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Campus Food Bank:​ ​(​Tuesdays​)​ 4 - 6pm in Seminar II, Room E2123 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. A satellite of the Thurston County Food Bank, making non-perishable food available to Thurston County residents. Sponsored by the ​Division of Student Affairs​ and the ​Campus Food Coalition​. Yoga: ​5 - 6pm in the CRC 314 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. You can stretch your body with students and friends. Gentle Yoga: ​(Tuesdays)​ 5:30pm - 6:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. Gentle stretches and healing relaxation with massage therapist and yogini, Aly Long. Yoga Therapy:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5:30pm - 6:30pm at T ​ he Bandha Room​, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. RideStrong Off-Season Cycling​: (​ ​Tuesdays & Thursdays ​) ​6:30 - 7:30pm at ​The Strong Center​, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. RideStrong is an off-season cycling training program in partnership with the Capital Bicycling Club that is coached with the use of heart rate monitors and power meters. It is a periodized training system that builds upon itself through gradual increases in intensity. Refuge Recovery:​ ​(every tuesday)​ ​7 - 9pm ​at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia. ​A recovery-based Buddhist Meditation program lead by trained professionals. For more information you can go to www.refugerecovery.org

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Evergreen Bike Shop Presents Lady & Trans Night:​ ​(every Tuesday)​ 4 - 7pm at The Bike Shop, 2700 Evergreen Parkway, Olympia. Lady & Trans Night is a celebration of the lady and trans community. We invite people that identify as women or trans to create a safe space at The Bike Shop every Tuesday. Lady and Trans Night is about having fun, building community, and wrenching on bikes. All God’s People: ​6pm at CAB 301,The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. A community exploring the spirituality of Jesus. What ties them together is a desire to connect with God and one another.


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Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(every Tuesday & Thursday)​ 3 - 6pm at Red Square at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. The stand offers fresh produce grown by student farmers at Evergreen’s Organic Farm. More info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm West Olympia Farmers’ Market ​(every Tuesday)​. 4 - 7pm at West Central Park, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia. Selling produce, baked goods, eggs, pastured poultry and meats, flowers, plant starts, crafts, and more.


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Live Jazz Guitar with Vince Brown:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 6 - 8pm at Swing Wine Bar, 825 Columbia St. SW, Olympia. 21+ only. Smoocho Gusto:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 6 - 9pm at Cascadia Grill, 200 4th Ave W, Olympia. Music to soothe the soul. Charlie's Tipsy Piano: ​6 -10pm at ​Tipsy Piano Bar, ​514 Capitol Way S, Olympia​. You’re favorite Olympia tipsy pianist.

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10th Annual Sa’heh’wa’mish Days Pow-Wow:​ 1pm at Little Creek Casino Resort, ​91 West State Route 108, Shelton. A ceremonial gathering of indigenous people of the Coast Salish Tribes, as well as Native Americans from across the United States and Canada. Filled with tradition and culture, this 2-day ritual will be held in the resort’s event center and is open to the public to attend. Olympia Aloha Ukulele Pu’ukani Song Circle:​ ​(every Wednesday)​. 6 - 9pm in the STARS room at the Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia. Sharing the love of Hawaiian & Americana ukulele music. You can bring your own ukulele, all ages & skill levels are welcome! Bingo Wednesday! ​(every Wednesday)​ 7:30 - 9:30pm at Pints & Quarts Oly, 625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Ste 560, Olympia. Winners go home with awesome prizes! Karaoke Wednesdays:​ ​(every Wednesday)​ 8pm - 12am at the Starlight Lounge at Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only. Open Mic Comedy Night: ​(every Wednesday)​ 8:30pm at Le Voyeur, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Vomity 159 with Clay Christofferson: It's the Vomity before Thanksgiving and we are going to be stuffing your bellies with all the comedy fixings and trimmings of Bellingham's Clay Christofferson. Open Mic Night: ​(every Wednesday)​ 9pm at Hannah’s Bar & Grille, 123 5th Ave. SW, Olympia. 21+ only. Wednesday Open Mic: ​(​every Wednesday)​ 9pm - 12am at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Musicians can come on down & work out your tunes. Fans can come on down & check out everything new in the Oly music scene.

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Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays​)​, 11am - 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Lunchtime Meditation:​ (Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays)​, 12pm - 1pm at the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. A stress-reducing class to develop a peaceful mind. More information available online at: ​meditateinolympia.org Evergreen Trail Runners:​ 3 - 4pm at the CRC Ampitheater at Evergreen. You can join Evergreen faculty and staff to explore Evergreen, the run caters to all paces. Hatha Yoga w/ Heather Morrow: ​(e ​ very Wednesday​)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4​th Ave, Olympia. This class is a Basic Hatha Flow that for those without severe physical limitations. It does require a little extra strength and the ability to move quickly between poses. Perfect for those confident in their basic yoga skills, but beginners are welcome. OMnia Yoga:​ ​(Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays)​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Pilates at Play! (The Pilates Center of Olympia), 515 State Ave NE, Olympia. Transforming Lives from the Inside Out! A Feminine Dance Inspired Yoga that lets you be you - Feel free to dance, flow, and breathe as we work on strengthening the Core and Glutes! Dance Co-op:​ ​(​every Wednesday​) 7 ​ pm at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Free form dance, you’re welcome to move, shake, and swirl into all directions! This event is open to the public and is kid friendly.


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Queerdalini Yoga: ​(​every Wednesday​)​ 7:30 - 9pm at the Chinese Healing & Movement Arts, 606 Columbia St SW, Olympia. Queerdalini is a weekly Queer/Trans Kundalini Yoga Class!

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Morning Bird Walk: ​(every Wednesday)​ 8am at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge, 100 Brown Farm Rd. NE, Olympia. Birders of all skill levels are welcome. Entrance fee at the gate. Rain or shine, open to the public. Resumes that Really Work: ​1pm in Purce Hall Classroom 5 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Want to write a resume that gets you the interview? Join Career Counselor Ivana Trottman from​ Academic & Career Advising​ to learn how it's done! Master in Teaching Program Information Workshop: ​3pm in Seminar 2 E 3123 at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA. You can Learn how to become a teacher and how to apply to Evergreen's MIT program. More info is at ​www.evergreen.edu/mit Study Abroad Consortium Partners at Evergreen: ​4 - 5pm in Sem 2 A-2109, at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. A consortium is a formal partnership between Evergreen and an external organization that provides study abroad opportunities. These partnerships benefit Evergreen students in several ways. School For International Training Info Session.

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Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil: ​(every Wednesday)​ 12pm - 1pm at the NW corner of Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE, Olympia. More info online at ​olympiafor.org Newcomer Introductory Instruction:​ (​2nd & 4th Wednesdays​) 6pm at the Olympia Zen Center, 3248 39th Way NE, Olympia. With meditation & ceremony. Reservations available by phone at (360) 357-2835.

KAOS February Calendar of Events 2/15 - 2/28  
KAOS February Calendar of Events 2/15 - 2/28  
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