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Kaos calendar of events WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH: National Date Today: ●

National 7-Eleven Day:​ July 11 is the day that 7-Eleven convenience stores reserve special deals for their customers. Each year 7-Eleven celebrates the day and honors their customers in a variety of ways.

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Mr & Mrs Something | A Indie Folk Rock Event:​ 6 - 7pm at Hotel RL Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia. Solo Jazz artist Vince Brown:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 6 - 8pm at the Swing Wine Bar, 825 Columbia St SW, Olympia. Retro Jade:​ 7 - 10pm at Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St SE, Olympia. Impulse Control, The Dizzies, Nick Burgess and, The Elephant:​ 8pm at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. The R. Crow Rendezvous: with Rooster Crow and Montgomery Brown:​ 8 - 11pm at the Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Odd Daughters / Panoramics / Last Waves:​ 9pm - 12am at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. 21+ only.

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Lakefair Week 2018:​ 12pm - 11pm at Heritage Park, 5th Ave SW, Olympia. Non-profit food concessions, Arts & Crafts vendor booths and Funtastic Carnival rides and games open daily. For more information visit www.lakefair.org/activities Red Yarn Productions: Music and Puppets:​ 2 - 3pm at the Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater. Red Yarn (aka Andy Ferguson) is a dynamic family performer who weaves folksongs and puppetry into an engaging show. The Gospel According to André:​ 7 - 8:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that includes appearances by Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Bethann Hardison, Valentino, and Manolo Blahnik. Karaoke Wednesdays:​ (​Wednesdays​) 8pm - 12am at the Starlight Lounge at Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. Oaxaca to Washington: ​10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. The exhibit features art from over twenty young Oaxacan printmakers who belong to artist collectives in Mexico. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday​) 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.


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SmileMobile:​ 9am - 4pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. Joshua Elan, LMP, CNMT:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 11am - 2:40pm in room 3707 in the Library at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Joshua will be offering chair massages at the Evergreen State College. Walk-ins are always welcome, but you can secure your spot by emailing Joshua at joshuaelan@gmail.com Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Prenatal Yoga:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 7 - 8:30pm at Firefly Yoga, 4450 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey. Any stage of pregnancy welcome! The stretches and postures in this Prenatal Yoga class emphasize alignment and encourage optimal fetal positioning for a smoother pregnancy and birth needed for childbirth, and practice meditation and breath techniques to connect deeper with your baby and prepare for labor.

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Morning Bird Walk: ​(​Wednesdays)​ 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. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Intro To Uke Class:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 7 - 7:30pm at the Yenney Music Company, 2703 Capital Mall Dr SW Ste 201, Olympia. Introduction to playing ukulele! First chords and strums! Also important info on the different types, tunings, and important accessories and method books!

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Blackberry Pull at Red Salmon Creek!:​ 9am - 12pm at Nisqually Land Trust, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE, Olympia. Restorations have started at Red Salmon Creek. Working with partners and many volunteers to control invasive weeds, remove old buildings, and plant native trees and shrubs. For more information, visit nisquallylandtrust.org Pastor's Bible Study:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 10:30am - 12pm at Lacey Presbyterian Church, 3045 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey. Men and women are welcome as we learn even more from these ancient yet contemporary words. Bring your Bible and meet in the library. The Housing Supply Problem in Thurston County:​ 11:30am - 1pm at the Hotel RL Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia. Learn about the current housing shortage in Thurston County and what community leaders are doing to solve the problem. Housing in Thurston County is increasingly scarce and expensive, which means residents are struggling to meet a basic need. Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil: ​(​Wednesdays​) 12pm - 1pm at the NW corner of Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE, Olympia. More info online at www.olympiafor.org Newcomer Introductory Instruction:​ (​2nd and 4th Wednesdays​) 6pm at the Olympia Zen Center, 3248 39th Way NE, Olympia. With meditation & ceremony. Reservations available by phone at (360) 357-2835 Anna Katz & Shane Robinson:​ 7 - 8:30pm at Browsers Bookshop, 107 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Anna Katz and Shane Robinson release their new book from Mountaineers Books, Swimming Holes of Washington: Perfect Places to Play.


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Tumwater Farmers Market:​ (​Wednesdays​) 10am - 2pm at 7000 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater. The Tumwater Farmers Market encourages commerce, entertainment and trade in the Tumwater Town Center that is conducted in accordance with the Washington State Farmers Market Association Roots Guidelines.

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Weaving & Wildcrafting: Baskets, Foraging, & Herbal Medicine:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. Learn to identify plants in local forests and fields. We will explore plant communication and relationship while learning how to contribute to sustainable plant use practices. Ages 6 - 10. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

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Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday​) 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays)​ 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM! Pundamonium:​ (​2nd Wednesday and 4th Sunday​) 6:30pm at the Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 NW Leary Way, Seattle. Punslam competition and show, you can compete, witness, or judge! Time Regained:​ 7 - 10pm at the Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle. A lush, elegant epic taking us on a time-swirling trip down the infinitely complex labyrinth that is Marcel Proust's memory lane.


Kaos calendar of events THURSDAY, JULY 12TH: National Date Today: ●

National Paper Bag Day:​ Readily recyclable, paper bags have been around for many years. American inventor, Francis Wolle, received credit for his patent of the first paper bag machine in 1852. Margaret E. Knight became known as “the mother of the grocery bag” after she designed the square, flat bottom and the machine that would fold and paste them in 1870.

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The Percolators:​ 11am - 2pm at The Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Lakota Dorris Music:​ 2 - 4pm at Capital Mall, 625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia. Listen in to this local singer/songwriter's works in Macy's Court. Kevin Frazier | A Brilliant Night of Pop, R&B, & Gospel:​ 6 - 7pm at Hotel RL Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia. Micaiah Sawyer:​ 7 - 9pm at the Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW, Olympia. The Breaking Pattern W/ Special Guests!:​ 7 - 11pm at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. Humor & Heart!:​ 8pm - 12am at the Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW, Olympia. Live DJ: ​(​Thursdays)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only. Roots Thursday with Dj Mustafa:​ (​Thursdays)​ 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only. Dispirit, Mortiferum, Entrail:​ 9pm - 12am at the Cryptatropa Bar, 421 4th Ave E, Olympia. MIR LIVE:​ 10pm - 1am at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia.

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Disney's Mary Poppins Jr:​ 10 - 11:15am at Timberline High School, 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who lives in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. Things are not going well for the family, the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. When a mysterious woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. Lakefair Week 2018:​ 12pm - 11pm at Heritage Park, 5th Ave SW, Olympia. Non-profit food concessions, Arts & Crafts vendor booths and Funtastic Carnival rides and games open daily. For more information visit www.lakefair.org/activities PageTurners Book Discussion​:​ (​ 2 ​ nd Thursdays​)​ 1 ​ - 2:30pm at the Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater. More information at (360) 943-7790 The Gospel According to André:​ 4 - 5:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that includes appearances by Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Bethann Hardison, Valentino, and Manolo Blahnik. Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 8pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. Oaxaca to Washington: ​10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. The exhibit features art from over twenty young Oaxacan printmakers who belong to artist collectives in Mexico.


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2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday)​ 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

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SmileMobile:​ 9am - 4pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. The BRIDGE Music Project Hip-Hop Workshop:​ (​Thursdays​) 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. Yoga Therapy Lab:​ (​Thursdays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at The Bandha Room, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. This class is focused on the therapeutic aspects of yoga asana. Dance Co-op:​ (​Thursdays)​ 6pm at the Woman's Club Of Olympia, 1002 Washington St SE, Olympia. All ages. Vinyasa Yoga for Emotional Balancing:​ (​Thursdays​) 7:30 - 8:45pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

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Olympia Breastfeeding Drop-in Group: ​(​Thursdays​) 10am - 12pm at the Family Support Center, 201 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Sponsored by South Sound Breastfeeding Network. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Infant Sleep Education Class:​ 6 - 8pm at New Day Midwifery, LLC, 1026 State Ave NE, Olympia. This class is designed to provide you with evidence-based information about normal infant sleep so that you can set up realistic expectation and learn strategies to help you navigate the sleep changes your family will be going through. Learning to Breathe like a Yogi - Pranayama:​ 7 - 8pm at Firefly Yoga, 421 Water St SW, Olympia. Pranayama is the expansion of the vital life force of prana. This course is designed to illuminate and demystify the practice of yogic breathing applying the techniques learned to deepen the mind/body experience.

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The IN Team:​ 7:30am - 9am at O'Blarney's Irish Pub, 4411 Martin Way E, Olympia. If you want to increase your connections with other local businesses through intentional relationships and could benefit from an amazing community of people, then experience the IN TEAM! Blood Drive:​ 9am - 3pm at Visiting Angels, 4325 Lacey Blvd SE, Lacey. Enjoy some snacks, meet staff and donate blood! Women Veterans Peer Group:​ 6 - 7:30pm at Lacey Veterans Services Hub, Olympia. Building support networks for and among women Veterans.

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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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Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(​Tuesdays and Thursdays​) 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 info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm Delphi Farmers Market: ​(​Thursdays​) 4 - 7pm at the Delphi Schoolhouse, 7601 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia. The market offers fresh produce from five farms, baked goods, books, teas, art, candles, soaps, and more!

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Weaving & Wildcrafting: Baskets, Foraging, & Herbal Medicine:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. Learn to identify plants in local forests and fields. We will explore plant communication and relationship while learning how to contribute to sustainable plant use practices. Ages 6 - 10. Red Yarn: Music & Puppets:​ 10:15 - 11am at the Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia. Red Yarn (aka Andy Ferguson) is a dynamic family performer who weaves folk songs and puppetry into an engaging show. Native Storytelling:​ 11am - 3pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Gather around the fire pit to hear native stories told by Roger Fernandes. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

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Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Thursdays​) 10am - 9pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. The Red Cross:​ 1 - 6pm at AVA Queen Anne, 330 3rd Ave W, Seattle. An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now and help save lives. Time Regained:​ 7 - 10pm at the Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle. A lush, elegant epic taking us on a time-swirling trip down the infinitely complex labyrinth that is Marcel Proust's memory lane.


Kaos calendar of events FRIDAY, JULY 13TH: National Date Today: ●

National Delaware Day:​ National Delaware Day recognizes the First State to declare independence from the British. Rich in history, Delaware’s lands once belonged to New York and later Pennsylvania. Delaware became official in 1776 when the 13 colonies declared their independence from the British government and Delaware adopted its first territorial state constitution.

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The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet:​ (​ ​Fridays)​ ​ 6 ​ :30 - 8:30pm at the Basilico Ristorante, 507 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Live Jazz & Cozy Ambiance:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays)​ 6:30 - 8:45pm at Pizzeria La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. A different local Jazz Band adds Live Jazz to your dinner. Ethan Tucker and Popa Chubby:​ 7 - 10pm at Charlie's Bar & Grill, 620 4th Ave E, Olympia. UNFEST 2018: ​7pm - 1am at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. Featuring: Corrvus, Christian Lovers, Jerry Core, Fleetwood Snack, Werthless, Darkmysticwoods, Scarcity, Victim in Pain, Macaw, Nación de Humo, Strawberry Mountain, BIZ, Pearl Grays, Shy Away, Scorn Dog, Baby Jessica, Bear Talk, Scarlet Death, Pathogens, Ketamine Cat, Thee Effluvium and more. The Dizzies!:​ 8 - 11pm at Cascadia Brewing Co, 211 4th Ave E, Olympia. World’s Finest:​ 9pm - 12am at the Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. 21+ only. Loud Motor Dead On Cue John Kingsley:​ 10pm - 2am at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only.

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Disney's Mary Poppins Jr:​ 10am and 7pm at Timberline High School, 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who lives in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. Things are not going well for the family, the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. When a mysterious woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. Lakefair Week 2018:​ 12pm - 11pm at Heritage Park, 5th Ave SW, Olympia. Non-profit food concessions, Arts & Crafts vendor booths and Funtastic Carnival rides and games open daily. For more information visit www.lakefair.org/activities Sleeping Beauty Kids:​ 6 - 7pm at The United Churches of Olympia, 110 11th Ave SE, Olympia. Based on one of the most treasured Disney animated films of all time, and featuring some of the world’s most memorable songs, Disney’s Sleeping Beauty KIDS is pure, delightful fun. Pacific Northwest Theater Presents Sleeping Beauty Kids. The Crushers Softball Game:​ 6 and 8:20pm at Regional Athletic Complex, 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia. Mountain:​ 6:30 - 8pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. An experience about the highest peaks around the world. A Tribute to Frank Sinatra:​ 7 - 9pm at the Olympia Country & Golf Club, 3636 Country Club Rd NW, Olympia. The Olympia Jazz Senators present a tribute to the music of Frank Sinatra, featuring alto saxophonist Gary Scott, who was Frank’s saxophone soloist for well over a thousand shows, and crooner Joey Jewell, whose singing will take you right back to a time when Old Blue-Eyes was wooing audiences around the globe. The 4th Annual Bridge Beat Battle:​ 7 - 9pm at the Artesian Commons Park, 415 4th Ave E, Olympia. Producers will compete head to head in a tournament to decide who will be crowned the beat Champion. The producers are: Deli, Drew The Alchemist, Luecapelli, edac, Co$tna, Brainstorm, Trap Jesus, Sunday Gavin, Mackerel, Agent M, The Crowned Crow, Page Turner, PFP, and M3. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life.


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Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 8pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration. Life's A Drag: Let's Dance:​ 8 - 11pm at the Speakeasy Salon, Spa & Bistro, 325 4th Ave E, Olympia. 18+ Dance Party. Drag/Dance Costumes Encouraged. The Triad Theater Rock Show:​ 8 - 11:30pm at The Triad Theater, 102 E Yelm Ave, Yelm. The Triad Theater and TWTYE The Local Spot, Presents A local and NW regional rock show for the entire community! Featuring Crimson Guardian, Mugly, and Stoffel. Summer 1993:​ 9 - 10:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. Flashback Friday Movie at the Beach: JAWS:​ 9 - 11pm at Long Lake Park, 2790 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey. This is a family event, anyone under 17 years old must have an adult parent/guardian accompany them. All participants must watch from the park. No swimming or access to the water will be allowed during this event.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. Oaxaca to Washington:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. The exhibit features art from over twenty young Oaxacan printmakers who belong to artist collectives in Mexico.

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SmileMobile:​ 9am - 2pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Community Yoga/Qigong:​ (​Fridays)​ 3:30 - 4:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.

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Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ (​Fridays​) 4:30 - 6pm at Percival Landing Park, 217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia. More information online at: olympiafor.org Pregnancy Connections:​ (​1st Fridays)​ 6 - 8pm at New Day Midwifery, LLC, 1026 State Ave NE, Olympia. Often, after a baby is born, the new parents realize that it’s quite unnatural for parents and children to go about their daily lives without other parents and children around. These event is hosted by Marissa Bolaños, a local doula serving the Olympia community and is meant to be sharing in the joys, sorrows, workload, and celebrations.


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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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Weaving & Wildcrafting: Baskets, Foraging, & Herbal Medicine:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. Learn to identify plants in local forests and fields. We will explore plant communication and relationship while learning how to contribute to sustainable plant use practices. Ages 6 - 10. Reptile Show! with Pet Works:​ 11am - 3pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Meet snakes, a gecko & a bearded dragon! Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! Junior Ranger Evening Lessons:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays​) 7 - 8pm at Seaquest State Park, 3030 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These family-friendly evening programs, held at Seaquest State Park amphitheater, are geared toward kids of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems. Tonks & the Aurors:​ 7 - 9pm at Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater. This event is only for teens entering grades 6-12. Tonks and the Aurors, a Wizard Rock band (rock Music about Harry Potter) has been slaying death eaters since 2007.

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Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays)​ 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events SATURDAY, JULY 14TH: National Date Today: ●

National Mac And Cheese Day:​ The first modern recipe for the dish was included in Elizabeth Raffald's 1770 book, The Experienced English Housekeeper. Made with macaroni noodles, cream or milk, and the golden goodness of cheese. In the US, it is considered a comfort food.

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Solo Jazz artist Vince Brown:​ 11am - 2pm at The Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Heels / Whorechata / Paper Dolls:​ 6 - 9pm at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. Live Jazz & Cozy Ambiance:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays)​ 6:30 - 8:45pm at Pizzeria La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. A different local Jazz Band adds Live Jazz to your dinner. Polar Echo:​ 6:30 - 10pm at Tart Cider, LLC., 8024 River Dr SE, Olympia. Smoocho Gusto!:​ 7 - 10pm at the West Central Park, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia. The Susan Tuzzolino Quartet with Cooper Schlegel:​ 7 - 10pm at West Central Park, 1919 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia. Hell's Belles:​ 8 - 10pm at Charlie's Bar & Grill, 620 4th Ave E, Olympia. Dain Norman + Anomie!:​ 8 - 11pm at Cascadia Brewing Co, 211 4th Ave E, Olympia. Da We're All MADD Tour / Mizere / Raw B / Smoke M2D6:​ 9pm - 12am at O'Malley's Lounge, 2200 Garfield Ave NW, Olympia. 21+ only. Stephanie, Tyler and the Taco Bell Two:​ 9pm - 12am at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Stuntmen,Bomb Squad(pdx),Millhous(sea),Nice Dreams:​ 9pm - 12am at Mc Coy's Tavern, 418 4th Ave E, Olympia. Illicit Nature, Mud On My Bra and Face The Sun:​ 9:30pm - 1am at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila.

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Puget Sound Art & Treatment Plant Tour:​ 10am - 4pm at the WET Science Center, 500 Adams St NE, Olympia. Discover how LOTT cleans up wastewater at the Budd Inlet Treatment Plant and the steps taken to protect Puget Sound. Stop by anytime to make art inspired by Puget Sound and its creatures. Then take a tour of the treatment plant! Tour participants must be 10 or older and wear closed-toe, closed-heel shoes. Lakefair Week 2018:​ 12pm - 11pm at Heritage Park, 5th Ave SW, Olympia. Non-profit food concessions, Arts & Crafts vendor booths and Funtastic Carnival rides and games open daily. For more information visit www.lakefair.org/activities Olympia Harp Circle:​ (​2nd Saturdays)​ 1:30 - 4:30pm at the Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St. Tumwater. You are invited to join the Olympia Harp Circle of the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society. Harpers of any level welcome as well as listeners. More info at www.pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org Mountain:​ 4 - 5:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. An experience about the highest peaks around the world. Olympia Harbor Days - Smitty J:​ 5 - 6pm at Capitol Way South, Capitol Way S, Olympia. See Olympia Harbor Days' mini tug Smitty J in the Capital Lakefair Parade! Olympia Harbor Days was started by Olympia South Sound Chapter of the State Capitol Museum Association, now the South Sound Marine Heritage Association (SSMHA), in 1974, bringing back the vintage tugs to the south sound for the holiday weekend. Lakefair Grand Parade:​ 5 - 7pm at Capitol Way South, Capitol Way S, Olympia. Enjoy one of the largest annual parades in the region! The Lakefair Grand Parade is an event that kicks off with a pre-parade at 4:45pm and the main event at 5pm. The parade route runs along Capitol Way South in Olympia beginning at 20th and continuing to 5th Ave, concluding near the bridge.


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The Homosexual Agenda - Open Mic:​ 6 - 8pm at Stonewall Youth, 112 State Ave NE, Olympia. Experience a night of poems, short stories, comedy, singing, music, fun, etc! For LGBTQ+ youth ages 21 and under. Yellow Submarine:​ 6:30 - 8pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. 50 years after its initial release, The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film Yellow Submarine comes to Olympia Film Society. The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music-hating Blue Meanies. Disney's Mary Poppins Jr:​ 7 - 8:15am at Timberline High School, 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who lives in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. Things are not going well for the family, the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. When a mysterious woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 8pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration. Summer 1993:​ 9 - 10:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. Karaoke at the Cantina:​ (​Saturdays)​ 9pm - 2am at El Sarape Cantina, 318 W Railroad Ave, Shelton. Sing karaoke in El Sarape in a Day of the Dead ambiance.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. Oaxaca to Washington: ​10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. The exhibit features art from over twenty young Oaxacan printmakers who belong to artist collectives in Mexico.

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The Strong Center Summer BootCamp:​ (​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 8 - 9am at The Strong Center, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The BootCamp spends an hour making metabolism, muscle, and cardio combine to kill calories! You'll use moves, methods, and tools unique to BootCamp, all while laughing with others while they work their bodies head to toe. For more information and to sign up, visit www.facebook.com/TheStrongCenter Laughter Wellness:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St SW, Olympia. For more information, visit www.unityofolympia.org

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Social Security Workshop:​ 10 - 11:30am at Olympia Community Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. There are more than 500 different ways to claim your Social Security benefits. In this workshop, you will learn about many of the strategies you can use to help maximize your Social Security benefits. Linda Jensen, highly knowledgeable in Social Security matters, will be the host and will guide you through the potential pitfalls and windfalls of Social Security. Karen's Basic Baby Sweater Class:​ 10am - 1pm at The Black Sheep Yarn Boutique, 2615 Capital Mall Dr SW #3b, Olympia. One of the best ways to learn how to knit a sweater is to start with a baby sweater! Participants can choose to make a basic cardigan in solid or stripes or adjust the shaping to a cute bolero cut! Karen will walk you through each step along the way.


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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. France at a Glance:​ 11:30am - 5pm at Mt Green Mobile Home Park, 5280 55th Ln SE, Lacey. This informal painting workshop will focus on creating a one of a kind piece of artwork.

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Healing Generations; Stories From Indigenous Midwives, Healers & Activists:​ 9am - 6pm at the Longhouse, 2800 Dogtooth Ln NW, Olympia. You're invited to the Evergreen State College Longhouse for a day of stories, teachings, and wisdom! All are welcome. Olympia's Homeward Bound - A Pet Adoption Event!:​ 11am - 3pm at Olympia Veterinary Specialists, 902 Union Ave SE, Olympia. Prizes, Games, Giveaways, Activities, Entertainment, Local Clinic Resources AND Cats, and Dogs available for adoption! Mixx 96 FM will be broadcasting live from the parking lot. Partnered with local adoption groups Feline Friends, Lucky Paws Rescue and Joint Animal Services of Thurston County. Good Neighbor Vet Clinic:​ 4 - 5pm at The Pet Works, 407 4th Ave E, Olympia. Good Neighbor Vet clinics offer a full pet health exam performed by a licensed veterinarian. They offer pet microchipping, diagnostic testing for heartworm, feline HIV and leukemia at these clinics.

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Garage Sale:​ 8am - 5pm at the Kitten Rescue of Mason County, 420 WA-3, Shelton. Lots of great items for the whole family! And every sale benefits the cats and kittens at Kitten Rescue. Summer Reading Children's Book Fair:​ 9am - 2pm at Brilliant Moon, 221 W Railroad Ave Suite B, Shelton. Find classics and discover new favorites. Books for toddlers, young children, middle readers, and young adults.

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OFS Kids Club: Lu Over the Wall:​ 11am - 12:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. The story centers on Kai, a gloomy middle school student whose life changes after meeting Lu, a mermaid. Meet Therapy Animals:​ 11am - 12:30pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Meet animal helpers with Providence Animal Assisted Activities & Therapy. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! Junior Ranger Evening Lessons:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays​) 7 - 8pm at Seaquest State Park, 3030 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These family-friendly evening programs, held at Seaquest State Park amphitheater, are geared toward kids of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems.

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Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM! Farrebique:​ 4:30 - 6pm at the Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle. The story of a family of peasants during a whole year, following the circle game of the seasons.


Kaos calendar of events SUNDAY, JULY 15TH: National Date Today: ●

National Tapioca Pudding Day:​ Tapioca is a starch made from the cassava root. Also known as manioc or yucca, cassava is cultivated around the world. A part of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge) family, this woody shrub is native to South America but is also grown in Asia and Africa. Prized for its edible root, which is often ground into a powder or a pearly extract. The resulting pearls are called tapioca.

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Rob Hill & Guests:​ 1 - 5pm at Buzz's Bar & Grill, 5018 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia. Oly Rain:​ 4 - 5pm at Blue Heron Bakery, 4419 Harrison Ave NW #108, Olympia. Illicit Nature Plays With Bitter Ex Lovers:​ 6 - 9pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Smoke-N-Blues Jam: ​(​Sundays​) 6 - 9pm at O'Malley's Lounge, 2200 Garfield Ave NW, Olympia. Environmental Encroachment:​ 7:30 - 10:30pm at Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Slurm Flirty Worm : Tukwila Sundae:​ 8 - 11pm at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila.

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Lakefair Week 2018:​ 12pm - 11pm at Heritage Park, 5th Ave SW, Olympia. Non-profit food concessions, Arts & Crafts vendor booths and Funtastic Carnival rides and games open daily. For more information visit www.lakefair.org/activities Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 2pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration. Summer 1993:​ 2:30 - 4pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. One Sings, the Other Doesn't:​ 5 - 7pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. EveryBODY Drop In Figure Sessions:​ (​ ​Sundays)​ 6 - 8pm at Olyphant Art & Media, 119 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Emphasizing diversity, varied ethnicity, age, gender and ability. Most media welcome, all skill levels welcome. OPEN MIC: ​(​Sundays)​ 6 - 9pm at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Poetry, comedy, music, fiction and non-fiction readings, improv, whatever you want for 15 minutes at a time. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. Yellow Submarine:​ 7:30 - 9pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. 50 years after its initial release, The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film Yellow Submarine comes to Olympia Film Society. The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music-hating Blue Meanies.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 11am - 5pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. Oaxaca to Washington: ​11am - 5pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. The exhibit features art from over twenty young Oaxacan printmakers who belong to artist collectives in Mexico.


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The Strong Center Summer BootCamp:​ (​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 8 - 9am at The Strong Center, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The BootCamp spends an hour making metabolism, muscle, and cardio combine to kill calories! You'll use moves, methods, and tools unique to BootCamp, all while laughing with others while they work their bodies head to toe. For more information and to sign up, visit www.facebook.com/TheStrongCenter

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Wetland Guided Walks:​ (​Sundays)​ 10am at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mount St. Helens eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Acting for Camera:​ 11am - 6pm at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. A one-day workshop for new and experienced actors who would like to learn more about the nuances of acting for movies and television. This course will help hone the tools necessary to become a screen actor. Drop-in Genealogy Cafe:​ (​3rd Thursdays & 3rd Sundays of every month​) 1 - 3pm at the Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia. Researchers can bring their genealogy questions to get help from members of the Olympia Genealogical Society in the library’s meeting room. Cooking For All Ages:​ 1 - 4pm at GRuB, 2016 Elliott Ave NW, Olympia. Learn to make tasty food that is also secretly healthy. Such as Gluten-Free pizza, yummy smoothies, and a healthy dessert.

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Hope House​: (​ ​Sundays)​ 6pm at Hope House First Presbyterian Church, 196 W Central Ave, 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​: ​(​Sundays​) 6:30pm at Yelm 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​ w ​ a-al-anon.org

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Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday)​ ​ 1 ​ 0am - 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. Yelm Farmers Market:​ (​Sundays)​ 10am - 3pm at the Yelm Community Center, 301 2nd Street, Yelm. More information can be found at: yelmfarmersmarket.com Olympia Flea Market: ​(​Saturdays and Sundays​) 10am - 5pm at 210 Thurston Ave NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more with new inventory each week!

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Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!


Kaos calendar of events Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events MONDAY, JULY 16TH: National Date Today: ●

National Corn Fritters Day:​ Corn fritters are tasty bites of fried or baked corn batter. These bright crispy morsels make great additions to summer barbecues and backyard gatherings. The main ingredients include cornmeal, egg, milk, and butter.

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Music Mondays with Featured Artists:​ (​ ​Mondays)​ 6 - 8pm at Dillinger's Cocktails, Kitchen & Rum Room, 406 Washington St SE, Olympia. Clive & Gallows:​ 6 - 8pm at The Pig Bar, 619 Legion Way SE, Olympia. ✫Fall Children (Ukiah, CA)✫Face The Sun✫Anomie:​ 6:30 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Ramsay Ondahl Big Band:​ 8 - 10:30pm at Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Slurm Flirty Worm, Mud on my Bra and Rebel Skum!:​ 10pm - 1am at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia.

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Knitter's Night:​ (​Mondays​) 6 - 8pm at Lacey Forza Bistro & Event Center, 130 Marvin Rd SE #130, Lacey. Bring your yarn, needle and craft projects! Open Mic Night:​ 7 - 8:30pm at Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W Alder St, Shelton. There's nothing like the thrill of performing in front of a live audience. Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday​) 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

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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, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org SmileMobile:​ 1 - 5pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. 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.


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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Belly Dance:​ (​Mondays)​ 6 - 8pm at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. Instructor Amira has belly danced for over 20 years, studied with Egyptian masters, and has won national awards in Middle Eastern dance. Whether you want to perform professionally or just want to dance for the exercise and camaraderie, Amira's enthusiasm and respect for this dance form will help you blossom. Vitsit www.amira.dance/classes.html for more information.

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Smart Talks:​ (​Mondays)​ 12pm - 1pm at Flying Top Deli, 1870 Barnes Blvd SW, Tumwater. A weekly round table discussion lead by fellow young professionals about current events, community topics, and ways to help you grow as a young professional. Just for Today:​ (​ ​Mondays)​ ​ 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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Shelters, Forts & Dwellings Camp:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. We'll learn about the homes, nests, burrows, etc of many animals throughout the Pacific Northwest, and the ecological relationships between plants and animals. For children ages 6 - 10. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America.


Kaos calendar of events TUESDAY, JULY 17TH: National Date Today ●

World Emoji Day:​ Emoji, a Japanese expression, roughly means “picture word” and was developed in 1990 by Shigetaka Kurita. While working for NTT Docomo, a Japanese telecom company, Kurita design these picture words as a feature on their pagers to make them more appealing to teens. When Apple released the first iPhone in 2007, an emoji keyboard was embedded to nab the Japanese market. While not intended for U.S. users to find, they did and quickly figured out how to use it.

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Music TUESDAYS:​ (​Tuesdays​) 4 - 6pm at Stonewall Youth- Olympia, 112 State Ave NE, Olympia. For LGBTQ+ youth ages 21 and under. 45 Spider / Bang-up Jobs / Dr. Quinn + TMW / Sunset Flip:​ 8 - 11pm at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. FINE POINTS w/Peaceful Valley:​ 8 - 11pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Deep Tuesday:​ (​Tuesdays​) 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. DEEP Tuesday with sounds by Alex Bosi • Braxxus • J.K. Trolling • Kyju • Starla. 21+

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Mountain:​ 4 - 5:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. An experience about the highest peaks around the world. StoryOly - Bitter:​ (​3rd Tuesdays)​ 5:30 - 8:30pm at the Rhythm & Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. More information at storyoly.com Vicki Gasko Green - Ventriloquist:​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Huntamer Park, 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey. An award-winning Ventriloquist, Vikki delights audiences nationally as well as internationally with her unique blend of drama, magic, education, and audience participation exciting young and old alike. Summer 1993:​ 7 - 8:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. Melissa Etheridge: The Rock Show:​ 7:30 - 10:30pm at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St SE, Olympia. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge has remained one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters for more than two decades. For more information, visit www.washingtoncenter.org Open Mic Night:​ (​ ​Tuesdays)​ 8 - 11pm at Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW​ ​Olympia.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday​) 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

SmileMobile:​ 9am - 4pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now.


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Card Readings with Sarah Heartsong:​ 1 - 5pm at Brilliant Moon, 221 W Railroad Ave Suite B, Shelton. Have a cup of tea and experience a reading from Rev. Sarah Heartsong, a gifted, self-taught professional reader/healer who has practiced for over 20 years. 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. Beginning Evening Yoga:​ 5:15 - 6:16pm at Joonbug Yoga, Shelton. Taught by Michelle Pugh, owner of Joonbug Yoga. Contact L and I Wellness to sign up. 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. Laughter Wellness:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5:30 - 6:30pm at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St SW, Olympia. For more information, visit www.unityofolympia.org

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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Intro Swing:​ 6 - 7pm at the Eagle's Ballroom, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia. Have you always thought swing dancing would be fun to do? We’ll start from scratch and cover partner techniques, steps, turns, and more. No partner required! Anyone can dance!

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Be Our Guest - Toastmasters:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 12:05pm - 12:55pm in Room 2330 at Jefferson Speakers, 1500 Jefferson St SE, Olympia. Toastmasters is a place where you develop and grow, both personally and professionally. You can meet a community of learners, and in Toastmasters meetings we learn by doing. Whether you're an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. Evergreen Bike Shop Presents Lady & Trans Night:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 4 - 8pm 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. Lady and Trans Night is about having fun, building community, and wrenching on bikes. QTPOC Group Night:​ (​3rd Tuesdays)​ 5 - 8pm at the Oasis Youth Center, 2215 Pacific Ave, Tacoma. The youth will be doing everything from hosting guest speakers and watching movies that reflect the group's experiences to connecting over art projects, games, and of course, FOOD!

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Shelters, Forts & Dwellings Camp:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. We'll learn about the homes, nests, burrows, etc of many animals throughout the Pacific Northwest, and the ecological relationships between plants and animals. For children ages 6 - 10. Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(​Tuesdays and Thursdays​) 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 info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm

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Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! All About Berries:​ 1 - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Learn about native berry species and where to find them with Elise Krohn.


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OlySwing Kids Dance Night:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 5pm - 12am at the Eagle's Grand Ballroom and Wedding Venue, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia. All ages. No partner or experience necessary. More information online at olyswing.com


Kaos calendar of events WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH: National Date Today: ●

National Sour Candy Day:​ In the candy world, sour candy is the young, energetic and fun member of the candy family. With its taste bud-awakening flavors, it adds a punch of youthful energy and a twist of fun to every flavor combination out there. Sour candy comes in a variety of fun shapes and sizes from chewy twists and ropes to sweet bite-sized pieces and straws which can be slipped into a favorite drink.

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Solo Jazz artist Vince Brown:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 6 - 8pm at the Swing Wine Bar, 825 Columbia St SW, Olympia. Anomie, Crime Time Television, Commie Boy, Corey Andrew Iris:​ 8 - 11pm at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia.

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Summer 1993:​ 4 - 5:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. Mountain:​ 7 - 8:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. An experience about the highest peaks around the world. Karaoke Wednesdays:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 8pm - 12am at the Starlight Lounge at Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday​) 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

SmileMobile:​ 9am - 4pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. Joshua Elan, LMP, CNMT:​ (​Wednesdays​) 11am - 2:40pm in room 3707 in the Library at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Joshua will be offering chair massages at the Evergreen State College. Walk-ins are always welcome, but you can secure your spot by emailing Joshua at joshuaelan@gmail.com Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Prenatal Yoga:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 7 - 8:30pm at Firefly Yoga, 4450 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey. Any stage of pregnancy welcome! The stretches and postures in this Prenatal Yoga class emphasize alignment and encourage optimal fetal positioning for a smoother pregnancy and birth needed for childbirth, and practice meditation and breath techniques to connect deeper with your baby and prepare for labor.


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Morning Bird Walk: ​(​Wednesdays​) 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. CPR/First Aid Training:​ 8am - 12pm at Olympia Master Builders, 1211 State Ave NE, Olympia. Visit omb.org for more information. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Laser Seminar: ​5:30 - 7:30pm at Derma Medical Spa, 3025 Limited Ln NW #100, Olympia. Enjoy delectable treats and beverages while you discover the benefits of Derma's ElosPlus Laser. Living Fences: Hedgerows 101:​ 6 - 7:30pm at Tumwater Fire Department Headquarters, 311 Israel Rd SW, Tumwater. Hedgerows are beautiful and beneficial landscaping and conservation tools. Learn about the role a hedgerow can play on your property to create habitat, attract pollinators, preserve topsoil, and shelter from the wind. Intro To Uke Class:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 7 - 7:30pm at the Yenney Music Company, 2703 Capital Mall Dr SW Ste 201, Olympia. Introduction to playing ukulele! First chords and strums! Also important info on the different types, tunings, and important accessories and method books!

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Pastor's Bible Study:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 10:30am - 12pm at Lacey Presbyterian Church, 3045 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey. Men and women are welcome as we learn even more from these ancient yet contemporary words. Bring your Bible and meet in the library. Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil: ​(​Wednesdays​) 12pm - 1pm at the NW corner of Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE, Olympia. More info online at www.olympiafor.org

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Tumwater Farmers Market:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 10am - 2pm at 7000 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater. The Tumwater Farmers Market encourages commerce, entertainment and trade in the Tumwater Town Center that is conducted in accordance with the Washington State Farmers Market Association Roots Guidelines.

Children / Games: ●

Shelters, Forts & Dwellings Camp:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. We'll learn about the homes, nests, burrows, etc of many animals throughout the Pacific Northwest, and the ecological relationships between plants and animals. For children ages 6 - 10. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events THURSDAY, JULY 19TH: National Date Today: ●

National Hot Dog Day:​ Whether they are grilled, boiled, broiled, pan-fried, rotisserie cooked, cooked on a stick over a campfire or any other way, hot dogs are a favorite summertime staple. They are loved by children and adults alike plain or garnished with one or a combination of mustard, ketchup, onions, mayonnaise, relish, cheese, bacon, chili, or sauerkraut.

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Lakota Dorris Music:​ 2 - 4pm at Capital Mall, 625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia. Listen in to this local singer/songwriter's works in Macy's Court. Expain // Darkness Stole the Sky // Exiled To Fire:​ 7 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Live DJ: ​(​Thursdays)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only. Roots Thursday with Dj Mustafa:​ (​Thursdays)​ 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only.

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Disney's Mary Poppins Jr:​ 10 - 11:15am at Timberline High School, 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who lives in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. Things are not going well for the family, the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. When a mysterious woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. Mr. Lizard: Reptile Show:​ 10:15 - 11am at the Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia. Meet and touch the fascinating creatures in Mr. Lizard's Mobile Reptile Zoo. Creature Teachers:​ 2 - 2:45pm at Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater. Creature Teachers brings an assortment of exotic animals to educate people on the wonders of nature, and spark a passion for wildlife. Mountain:​ 4 - 5:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. An experience about the highest peaks around the world. This Living Salish Sea:​ 6:30 - 9:30pm at Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2315 Division St NW, Olympia. This film explores the living treasures of the Salish Sea and the powerful undercurrents of resistance to the corporate fossil fuel agenda that threaten it. James and the Giant Peach Jr.:​ 7 - 8:30pm at A G West Black Hills High School, 7741 Littlerock Rd SW, Olympia. An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. Summer 1993:​ 7 - 8:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 8pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.


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2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday)​ 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

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SmileMobile:​ 9am - 4pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. The BRIDGE Music Project Hip-Hop Workshop:​ (​Thursdays)​ 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. Yoga Therapy Lab:​ (​Thursdays​) 5:30 - 6:30pm at The Bandha Room, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. This class is focused on the therapeutic aspects of yoga asana. Dance Co-op:​ (​Thursdays​) 6pm at the Woman's Club Of Olympia, 1002 Washington St SE, Olympia. All ages. Vinyasa Yoga for Emotional Balancing:​ (​Thursdays)​ 7:30 - 8:45pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

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Intro to Business Startup Morning Workshop:​ 9 - 10:30am at the Washington Center for Women in Business, 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey. This class is designed for those who are thinking about starting a business or in the early planning stages. Learn the fundamental elements of what makes a business successful, the basics of business planning, and the steps to take to turn an idea into a reality. Olympia Breastfeeding Drop-in Group: ​(​Thursdays)​ 10am - 12pm at the Family Support Center, 201 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Sponsored by South Sound Breastfeeding Network. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Drop-in Genealogy Cafe:​ (​3rd Thursdays & 3rd Sundays of every month​) 1 - 3pm at the Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia. Researchers can bring their genealogy questions to get help from members of the Olympia Genealogical Society in the library’s meeting room.

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Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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. Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(​Tuesdays and Thursdays)​ 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 info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm Delphi Farmers Market: ​(​Thursdays)​ 4 - 7pm at the Delphi Schoolhouse, 7601 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia. The market offers fresh produce from five farms, baked goods, books, teas, art, candles, soaps, and more!


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Shelters, Forts & Dwellings Camp:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. We'll learn about the homes, nests, burrows, etc of many animals throughout the Pacific Northwest, and the ecological relationships between plants and animals. For children ages 6 - 10. Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Cork Boat Regatta:​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Use an array of interesting reclaimed materials to build and float your own unique boat in the Museum’s very popular regatta. Sponsored by Dairy Queen. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Thursdays)​ 10am - 9pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America.


Kaos calendar of events FRIDAY, JULY 20TH: National Date Today: ●

National Moon Day:​ On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the moon. Together they collected 47.5 pounds of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted Apollo 11 and remained alone in orbit until Armstrong and Aldrin returned. Watched by millions, the event was broadcast on live TV to a worldwide audience and all witnessed as Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface and described the event as “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

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The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet:​ ​(​Fridays​)​ 6 ​ :30 - 8:30pm at the Basilico Ristorante, 507 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Live Jazz & Cozy Ambiance:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays​) 6:30 - 8:45pm at Pizzeria La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. A different local Jazz Band adds Live Jazz to your dinner. Pustulous / Goon / Al Gore / Bummer / Seizure:​ 7pm at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. Dakota Poorman Live:​ 7 - 10pm at El Sarape 3, 318 W Railroad Ave, Shelton. 21+ only. SWAY:​ 9:30pm - 2am at Nisqually Red Wind Casino, 12819 Yelm Hwy SE, Olympia. 21+ only. CRIMEX / SHAME / LINE OF FLIGHT / CORRVUS:​ 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia.

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Disney's Mary Poppins Jr:​ 10am and 7pm at Timberline High School, 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who lives in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. Things are not going well for the family, the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. When a mysterious woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. Cruise At The Creek:​ 3pm at Little Creek Casino Resort, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. The Annual Cruise At The Creek Car Show Presented by Little Creek Casino Resort will be bigger, better, with more power than previous years, featuring live music, food. Pink Party: Rosé Tasting:​ 5 - 8pm at the Speakeasy Salon, Spa & Bistro, 325 4th Ave E, Olympia. You're invited to try a premier selection of Rosé from France, Argentina, Italy, and Oregon. Wear your pinkest getup and get ready to have some fun. The Crushers Softball Game:​ 6 - 7pm at Regional Athletic Complex, 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia. Legally Blonde Jr.:​ 6 - 7pm at The United Churches of Olympia, 110 11th Ave SE, Olympia. Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass – leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink! The King:​ 6:30 - 8:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire. James and the Giant Peach Jr.:​ 7 - 8:30pm at A G West Black Hills High School, 7741 Littlerock Rd SW, Olympia. An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. FanatiCon 2018:​ 7 - 10pm at the Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater. This year we are introducing our very own Artist Alley where you can buy handmade art created by local teens! All ages will be allowed in Artist Alley, otherwise, this is a teen only event until 9 pm, at which time all ages are welcome to be spectators at the cosplay fashion show!


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The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 8pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration. Fright Club: Prince of Darkness:​ 9 - 11pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

SmileMobile:​ 9am - 4pm at Olympia Obstetrics & Gynecology, 615 Lilly Rd NE #200, Olympia. The SmileMobile provides dental care to babies up through high school age and pregnant women on Medicaid and offers a sliding scale fee to uninsured. Call (888) 286 - 9105 to schedule your dental appointment now. Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Community Yoga/Qigong:​ (​Fridays)​ 3:30 - 4:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Company Auditions:​ 6 - 8pm at Inspired To Move Dance Academy, 6706 Martin Way E, Olympia. This is a new program offered by Inspired to Move Dance Academy. Learn how to captivate your audience and star in our Winter Performance of "The Life and Adventures of Santa Clause."

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Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ (​Fridays)​ 4:30 - 6pm at Percival Landing Park, 217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia. More information online at: olympiafor.org Pregnancy Connections:​ (​1st Fridays)​ 6 - 8pm at New Day Midwifery, LLC, 1026 State Ave NE, Olympia. Often, after a baby is born, the new parents realize that it’s quite unnatural for parents and children to go about their daily lives without other parents and children around. These event is hosted by Marissa Bolaños, a local doula serving the Olympia community and is meant to be sharing in the joys, sorrows, workload, and celebrations.

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Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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.


Kaos calendar of events Children / Games: ●

Shelters, Forts & Dwellings Camp:​ 9am - 3pm at Priest Point Park, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. We'll learn about the homes, nests, burrows, etc of many animals throughout the Pacific Northwest, and the ecological relationships between plants and animals. For children ages 6 - 10. Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Cork Boat Regatta:​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Use an array of interesting reclaimed materials to build and float your own unique boat in the Museum’s very popular regatta. Sponsored by Dairy Queen. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! Junior Ranger Evening Lessons:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays)​ 7 - 8pm at Seaquest State Park, 3030 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These family-friendly evening programs, held at Seaquest State Park amphitheater, are geared toward kids of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems.

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events SATURDAY, JULY 21ST: National Date Today: ●

National Junk Food Day:​ This day is dedicated to the foods that everyone loves to snack on. Junk foods by definition are usually high in fats, sugars, salt, and calories and contain very little nutritional value.

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Garden Concert II:​ 3:30 - 5pm at San Francisco Street Bakery, 1320 San Francisco Ave NE, Olympia. Featuring Fountainsun. The Oly Rain Project:​ 4 - 6pm at South Bay Dickerson's BBQ, 619 Legion Way SE, Olympia. Released From Quiet | A Night with a Groove Centric Rock Duo:​ 6 - 8pm at the Hotel RL Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia. Live Jazz & Cozy Ambiance:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays​) 6:30 - 8:45pm at Pizzeria La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. A different local Jazz Band adds Live Jazz to your dinner. The Backburner Band:​ 7 - 11pm at Buzz's Bar & Grill, 5018 Mud Bay Rd NW, Olympia. Thin Air - Widespread Panic Tribute Band:​ 7:30 - 10pm at Charlie's Bar & Grill, 620 4th Ave E, Olympia. Dance Night Ft. DJ Mustafa!:​ 8 - 11pm at Cascadia Brewing Co, 211 4th Ave E, Olympia. Saints By Day / McFarland / Hillside Divide:​ 9pm - 12am at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila.

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Story Time at the Museum:​ 12pm - 1pm at the Lacey Museum, 829 Lacey St SE, Lacey. Follow along as museum educators entertain you with stories from Washington’s past. James and the Giant Peach Jr.:​ 2 and 7pm at A G West Black Hills High School, 7741 Littlerock Rd SW, Olympia. An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. Legally Blonde Jr.:​ 2 - 3pm at The United Churches of Olympia, 110 11th Ave SE, Olympia. Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass – leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink! Capitol Royal Princess Ball:​ 2 - 7pm at the Washington State Capitol Building, 416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia. This evening affair will dazzle the young and young at heart inside the stunning rotunda. There will be live performances from our princesses and even some of their princes. There will be lots of dancing and singing inside this beautiful and historical setting. Heavy finger foods and appetizers will be served as well as a dessert and candy bar. For more information visit www.thepaintedpalaces.com HWY 101 Wine Mixer Festival:​ 6 - 9pm at Sanderson Field-SHN, 21 W Sanderson Way, Shelton. Featuring the bands Everclear, Zeparella, Ginger and the Gents, Legends Fade, The Sunset Grooves, The Aqua-Nets, Merchant Mariner, and Skyla Kate. The King:​ 6:30 - 8:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire. Disney's Mary Poppins Jr:​ 7 - 8:15pm at Timberline High School, 6120 Mullen Rd SE, Lacey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who lives in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. Things are not going well for the family, the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. When a mysterious woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life.


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Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical:​ 8pm at Harlequin Productions, 202 4th Ave E, Olympia. Celebrate Harlequin Musical Director Bruce Whitney’s 30th anniversary in theater with a show that features his music performed with the magic of illusion, singers, dancers, and aerial artists to explore the mysteries of inspiration. Karaoke at the Cantina:​ (​Saturdays)​ 9pm - 2am at El Sarape Cantina, 318 W Railroad Ave, Shelton. Sing karaoke in El Sarape in a Day of the Dead ambiance.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.

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The Strong Center Summer BootCamp:​ (​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 8 - 9am at The Strong Center, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The BootCamp spends an hour making metabolism, muscle, and cardio combine to kill calories! You'll use moves, methods, and tools unique to BootCamp, all while laughing with others while they work their bodies head to toe. For more information and to sign up, visit www.facebook.com/TheStrongCenter Buti Glow!:​ 5:15 - 7pm at West Coast Fitness Lacey, 5823 Lacey Blvd SE, Lacey. A night of unconventional yoga in a black light room filled with glow in the dark body paint and glow sticks! Laughter Wellness:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5:30 - 6:30pm at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St SW, Olympia. For more information, visit www.unityofolympia.org

Educational / Classes: ●

Eyes Under Puget Sound:​ 10am - 4pm at the WET Science Center, 500 Adams St NE, Olympia. Ever wonder what types of creepy crawlies lurk in the mud beneath the waters of Puget Sound? Marine scientists from the Washington State Department of Ecology present fascinating marine invertebrates. Use a microscope and get up close and personal with worms, sea stars, clams, crabs, and more! Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Upcycled Bag Workshop:​ 1 - 3pm at Mason PUD 3, 2621 E Johns Prairie Rd, Shelton. Learn how to make your very own reusable bags out of t-shirts and plastic feed bags. Volunteers will be on hand to sew your bag or you can try one of the many no-sew options we will be demonstrating. We will also demonstrate how to upcycle plastic feed bags, turning them from single-use waste into a sturdy bag you can use over and over again.

Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser:​ 7 - 10am at Mason County Fire District 4, 2970 SE Arcadia Rd, Shelton. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, and juice will be served. All funds raised go back into the community through scholarships, Christmas Family adoptions, education and other opportunities. All are welcome. By the Mason County Fire District 4 Firefighters Association. Complimentary Shredding Event:​ 10am - 1pm at Axia Home Loans, 5210 Corporate Center Ct SE Unit B, Lacey. While you are cleaning out your old documents, take a moment to see if you have any food items to spare. We will be collecting non-perishable food items, which will be donated to the Thurston County food bank for those in need. Health Justice: A Town Hall:​ 12pm - 2pm at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. You’re invited for a special Health Justice Town Hall event with national health care expert and activist Timothy Faust and a panel of local community experts. The event will cover the past, present, and future of US healthcare; the Medicare for All campaign and what a single-payer system could look like; and will address broader questions of social well-being.


Kaos calendar of events Markets / Bazaars: ●

Homemade, Handmade & Made with Love Craft Fair:​ 9am - 3pm at Faith Community Center, 7075 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey. Handmade Craft Bazaar for the Community. Table and concession sales benefit the youth program. 48th Annual Patio Sale:​ 9am - 3pm at Patios at Panorama, 1751 Circle Ln SE, Lacey. This huge event takes place once a year on the campus of Panorama in Lacey. 100% of proceeds benefit the Benevolent Fund, a non-profit charity which helps to keep seniors living independently.` Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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. Mega Clearance Book Sale:​ 10am - 5pm at Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W Alder St, Shelton. The Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library is hosting a mega sale in the meeting room! There will be books, movies, and music for sale and amazing prices. All proceeds from the sale go right back to the Shelton library and help pay for programs and other great things for the library. Olympia Flea Market: ​(​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 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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Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. OFS Kids Club: Lu Over the Wall:​ 11am - 12:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. The story centers on Kai, a gloomy middle school student whose life changes after meeting Lu, a mermaid. Cork Boat Regatta:​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Use an array of interesting reclaimed materials to build and float your own unique boat in the Museum’s very popular regatta. Sponsored by Dairy Queen. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! Pizza & Paperbacks:​ 2 - 3pm at the Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St SE, Lacey. Talk about books you love or hate, swap book suggestions, get a book, meet people, and of course, eat pizza. Anyone in 6th-12th grade is invited. Junior Ranger Evening Lessons:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays)​ 7 - 8pm at Seaquest State Park, 3030 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These family-friendly evening programs, held at Seaquest State Park amphitheater, are geared toward kids of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems.

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events SUNDAY, JULY 22ND: National Date Today: ●

National Parents’ Day:​ In May we celebrated mothers, and in June we celebrated fathers. It follows that in July we can bring all our parents together and show them some appreciation all at once. Parents play a vital role in the lives of children. From the day we are born, parents are our protectors, teachers, providers and role models. As families, they are the core of our communities.

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Pinniped:​ 11am - 2pm at The Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. The Retrovales | Night of Original Folk Pop:​ 6 - 7pm at Hotel RL Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia. Smoke-N-Blues Jam: ​(​Sundays)​ 6 - 9pm at O'Malley's Lounge, 2200 Garfield Ave NW, Olympia. Darkmysticwoods // Snailmate (AZ) // TommyThomas:​ 6:30 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia.

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The King:​ 2:30 - 4:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire. A River's Last Chance:​ 4:30 - 7pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. A story of salmon, timber, weed, and wine along California's mighty Eel River. There will be a discussion and Q&A with local filmmaker Shane Anderson. This show is a fundraiser for Pacific Rivers and proceeds will go to support the production of "Run Wild Run Free" 50 years of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. EveryBODY Drop In Figure Sessions:​ (​ ​Sundays)​ 6 - 8pm at Olyphant Art & Media, 119 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Emphasizing diversity, varied ethnicity, age, gender and ability. Most media welcome, all skill levels welcome. OPEN MIC: ​(​Sundays​) 6 - 9pm at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Poetry, comedy, music, fiction and non-fiction readings, improv, whatever you want for 15 minutes at a time. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. Fright Club: Prince of Darkness:​ 7:30 - 9:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 11am - 5pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

The Strong Center Summer BootCamp:​ (​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 8 - 9am at The Strong Center, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The BootCamp spends an hour making metabolism, muscle, and cardio combine to kill calories! You'll use moves, methods, and tools unique to BootCamp, all while laughing with others while they work their bodies head to toe. For more information and to sign up, visit www.facebook.com/TheStrongCenter


Kaos calendar of events Educational / Classes: ●

Wetland Guided Walks:​ (​Sundays)​ 10am at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mount St. Helens eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.

Community Service / Gatherings: ●

4th Annual PTSD and Veteran Suicide Awareness March:​ 9am - 5pm at the Washington State Capitol Building, 416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia. This is the 4th consecutive year Twenty22Many will be gathering at our state's capital to bring awareness to PTSD, Veteran Suicide Epidemic and celebrating their efforts of getting PTSD added to Washington State List of Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis. Twenty22Many is a Washington nonprofit organization. They provide support, education, healing, shelter, and harm reduction to veterans and their families in our local community. The Cube of Truth:​ 11am - 2pm at The Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N, Olympia. The Cube of Truth is a peaceful static demonstration akin to an art performance. This demonstration operates in a structured manner that triggers curiosity and interest from the public. We attempt to lead bystanders to a vegan conclusion through a combination of local standard-practice animal exploitation footage and conversations with a value-based sales approach. Hope House​: (​ ​Sundays)​ 6pm at Hope House First Presbyterian Church, 196 W Central Ave, 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​: (​ ​Sundays)​ 6:30pm at Yelm 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​ w ​ a-al-anon.org

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Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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. Yelm Farmers Market:​ (​Sundays)​ 10am - 3pm at the Yelm Community Center, 301 2nd Street, Yelm. More information can be found at: yelmfarmersmarket.com Olympia Flea Market: ​(​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 10am - 5pm at 210 Thurston Ave NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more with new inventory each week!

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Cork Boat Regatta:​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Use an array of interesting reclaimed materials to build and float your own unique boat in the Museum’s very popular regatta. Sponsored by Dairy Queen. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!


Kaos calendar of events Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events MONDAY, JULY 23RD: National Date Today: ●

National Vanilla Ice Cream Day:​ In North America, the most common use of vanilla flavoring is for ice cream and many people consider vanilla to be the ‘default’ flavor.

Live Music: ● ●

Music Mondays with Featured Artists:​ ​(​Mondays)​ 6 - 8pm at Dillinger's Cocktails, Kitchen & Rum Room, 406 Washington St SE, Olympia. Keith Henson Octet:​ 8 - 10:30pm at Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia.

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Karen Fraser - 31st Annual Summer Picnic:​ 5 - 7pm at 110 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater. To support great candidates, organizations, and ballot issues in the South Sound region. Good conversation, great music, delicious food and beverages provided. Knitter's Night:​ (​Mondays​) 6 - 8pm at Lacey Forza Bistro & Event Center, 130 Marvin Rd SE #130, Lacey. Bring your yarn, needle and craft projects!

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday)​ 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

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, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.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.

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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Belly Dance:​ (​Mondays)​ 6 - 8pm at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. Instructor Amira has belly danced for over 20 years, studied with Egyptian masters, and has won national awards in Middle Eastern dance. Whether you want to perform professionally or just want to dance for the exercise and camaraderie, Amira's enthusiasm and respect for this dance form will help you blossom. Vitsit www.amira.dance/classes.html for more information.


Kaos calendar of events Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Smart Talks:​ (​Mondays)​ 12pm - 1pm at Flying Top Deli, 1870 Barnes Blvd SW, Tumwater. A weekly round table discussion lead by fellow young professionals about current events, community topics, and ways to help you grow as a young professional. Just for Today:​ ​(​Mondays)​ ​ ​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

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Mega Clearance Book Sale:​ 10am - 3pm at Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W Alder St, Shelton. The Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library is hosting a mega sale in the meeting room! There will be books, movies, and music for sale and amazing prices. All proceeds from the sale go right back to the Shelton library and help pay for programs and other great things for the library.

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America.


Kaos calendar of events TUESDAY, JULY 24TH: National Date Today ●

National Amelia Earhart Day:​ Author and American aviation pioneer, Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897. Earhart was the first female pilot (aviatrix) to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. For this flight record, she received the United States Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Music TUESDAYS:​ (​Tuesdays​) 4 - 6pm at Stonewall Youth- Olympia, 112 State Ave NE, Olympia. For LGBTQ+ youth ages 21 and under. Deep Tuesday:​ (​Tuesdays​) 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. DEEP Tuesday with sounds by Alex Bosi • Braxxus • J.K. Trolling • Kyju • Starla. 21+ Savage / L M I / Sausage Slapper / Antlerbag:​ 9pm - 12am at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila.

Entertainment: ●

Jenuwin presents "Unicorns Believe":​ 6:30 - 7:30pm at Huntamer Park, 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey. ‘Unicorns Believe’ is a one-woman/unicorn show about the myths, lore, and facts of the legendary unicorn, interwoven with a heartfelt tale about chasing your "twinkle", overcoming the "cloud of gloom" and using the magic words "I believe in you!" to help yourself and others along life's great adventure! The King:​ 7 - 9pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire. Open Mic Night:​ ​(​Tuesdays​) 8 - 11pm at Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW​ ​Olympia.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday)​ 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

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Card Readings with Sarah Heartsong:​ 1 - 5pm at Brilliant Moon, 221 W Railroad Ave Suite B, Shelton. Have a cup of tea and experience a reading from Rev. Sarah Heartsong, a gifted, self-taught professional reader/healer who has practiced for over 20 years. 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. Beginning Evening Yoga:​ 5:15 - 6:16pm at Joonbug Yoga, Shelton. Taught by Michelle Pugh, owner of Joonbug Yoga. Contact L and I Wellness to sign up. 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. Laughter Wellness:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5:30 - 6:30pm at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St SW, Olympia. For more information, visit www.unityofolympia.org


Kaos calendar of events Educational / Classes: ●

Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Intro Swing:​ 6 - 7pm at the Eagle's Ballroom, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia. Have you always thought swing dancing would be fun to do? We’ll start from scratch and cover partner techniques, steps, turns, and more. No partner required! Anyone can dance!

Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Be Our Guest - Toastmasters:​ (​Tuesdays​) 12:05pm - 12:55pm in Room 2330 at Jefferson Speakers, 1500 Jefferson St SE, Olympia. Toastmasters is a place where you develop and grow, both personally and professionally. You can meet a community of learners, and in Toastmasters meetings we learn by doing. Whether you're an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. Evergreen Bike Shop Presents Lady & Trans Night:​ (​Tuesdays​) 4 - 8pm 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. Lady and Trans Night is about having fun, building community, and wrenching on bikes.

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(​Tuesdays and Thursdays)​ 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 info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! OlySwing Kids Dance Night:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5pm - 12am at the Eagle's Grand Ballroom and Wedding Venue, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia. All ages. No partner or experience necessary. More information online at olyswing.com

Seattle Spotlight: ●

The Red Cross:​ 12pm - 5pm at John L. Scott Real Estate | Seattle Northeast, 5001 25th Ave NE #300, Seattle. An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now and help save lives.


Kaos calendar of events WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH: National Date Today: ●

National Wine and Cheese Day:​ The pairing of Wines and Cheese has a long tradition of being regionalized. Across wine-producing cultures, each will have traditional approaches to pairing their local wines and cheeses.

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Solo Jazz artist Vince Brown:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 6 - 8pm at the Swing Wine Bar, 825 Columbia St SW, Olympia. The Dizzies & Friends:​ 8 - 11pm at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia.

Entertainment: ●

The King:​ 4 - 6pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire. One Sings, the Other Doesn't:​ 7 - 9pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. Karaoke Wednesdays:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 8pm - 12am at the Starlight Lounge at Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only.

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Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday)​ 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

Joshua Elan, LMP, CNMT:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 11am - 2:40pm in room 3707 in the Library at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia. Joshua will be offering chair massages at the Evergreen State College. Walk-ins are always welcome, but you can secure your spot by emailing Joshua at joshuaelan@gmail.com Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Prenatal Yoga:​ (​Wednesdays​) 7 - 8:30pm at Firefly Yoga, 4450 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey. Any stage of pregnancy welcome! The stretches and postures in this Prenatal Yoga class emphasize alignment and encourage optimal fetal positioning for a smoother pregnancy and birth needed for childbirth, and practice meditation and breath techniques to connect deeper with your baby and prepare for labor.

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Morning Bird Walk: ​(​Wednesdays)​ 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.


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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Intro To Uke Class:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 7 - 7:30pm at the Yenney Music Company, 2703 Capital Mall Dr SW Ste 201, Olympia. Introduction to playing ukulele! First chords and strums! Also important info on the different types, tunings, and important accessories and method books!

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Pastor's Bible Study:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 10:30am - 12pm at Lacey Presbyterian Church, 3045 Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey. Men and women are welcome as we learn even more from these ancient yet contemporary words. Bring your Bible and meet in the library. Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil: ​(​Wednesdays​) 12pm - 1pm at the NW corner of Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE, Olympia. More info online at www.olympiafor.org Newcomer Introductory Instruction:​ (​2nd and 4th Wednesdays)​ 6pm at the Olympia Zen Center, 3248 39th Way NE, Olympia. With meditation & ceremony. Reservations available by phone at (360) 357-2835

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Tumwater Farmers Market:​ (​Wednesdays)​ 10am - 2pm at 7000 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater. The Tumwater Farmers Market encourages commerce, entertainment and trade in the Tumwater Town Center that is conducted in accordance with the Washington State Farmers Market Association Roots Guidelines.

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

The Red Cross:​ 9am - 2pm at the KING 5 Media Group, 1464, 1501 1st Ave S, Seattle. An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now and help save lives. Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events THURSDAY, JULY 26TH: National Date Today ●

National Aunt and Uncle’s Day:​ Spending holidays together, special family times and sometimes sleepovers, aunts and uncles often hold a special place in our hearts. They fill our lives with fun, laughter, love and wonderful memories.

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Lakota Dorris Music:​ 2 - 4pm at Capital Mall, 625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia. Listen in to this local singer/songwriter's works in Macy's Court. Mandy Rowden CD Release Party:​ 6 - 9pm at Hotel RL Olympia, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW, Olympia. Chris Ward:​ 7 - 10pm at Ricardo's Kitchen + Bar, 676 Woodland Square Lp SE, Lacey. Naked Aggression//Opposition Rising//VIVEKA//Corpse Religion:​ 7 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Space Camp, Thirst, Lark:​ 7 - 10pm at the Cascadia Brewing Co, 211 4th Ave E, Olympia. Live DJ: ​(​Thursdays)​ 8pm - 12am in the Starlight Lounge at the Little Creek Casino, 91 West State Route 108, Shelton. 21+ only. Roots Thursday with Dj Mustafa:​ (​Thursdays​) 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only.

Entertainment: ●

The King:​ 7 - 9pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire.

Visual Art: ● ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday)​ 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

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The BRIDGE Music Project Hip-Hop Workshop:​ (​Thursdays)​ 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. Yoga Therapy Lab:​ (​Thursdays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at The Bandha Room, 119 Capitol Way N, Olympia. This class is focused on the therapeutic aspects of yoga asana. Dance Co-op:​ (​Thursdays)​ 6pm at the Woman's Club Of Olympia, 1002 Washington St SE, Olympia. All ages. Vinyasa Yoga for Emotional Balancing:​ (​Thursdays)​ 7:30 - 8:45pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

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Olympia Breastfeeding Drop-in Group: ​(​Thursdays)​ 10am - 12pm at the Family Support Center, 201 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Sponsored by South Sound Breastfeeding Network.


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Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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. Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(​Tuesdays and Thursdays)​ 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 info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm Delphi Farmers Market: ​(​Thursdays)​ 4 - 7pm at the Delphi Schoolhouse, 7601 Delphi Rd SW, Olympia. The market offers fresh produce from five farms, baked goods, books, teas, art, candles, soaps, and more!

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Thursdays)​ 10am - 9pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America.


Kaos calendar of events FRIDAY, JULY 27TH: National Date Today: ●

National New Jersey Day:​ New Jersey’s first European settlement was founded in 1660 by the Dutch, but in 1664 the British took control. At this time the land was divided into half and named the New Jersey after the Isle of Jersey in the English Channel. While the state was the third to enter the union, it was the first to sign the Bill of Rights.

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The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet:​ ​(​Fridays​)​ 6 ​ :30 - 8:30pm at the Basilico Ristorante, 507 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Live Jazz & Cozy Ambiance:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays​) 6:30 - 8:45pm at Pizzeria La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. A different local Jazz Band adds Live Jazz to your dinner. Jonn Del Toro Richardson:​ 7pm at the Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Atune + William Bird!:​ 8 - 11pm at Cascadia Brewing Co, 211 4th Ave E, Olympia.

Entertainment: ●

UFO Festival 2018 & Cosmic Symposium:​ 4 - 10pm at Prairie Park Lane Southeast, Prairie Park Ln SE, Yelm. The UFO Festival is open to the public. Hot Air Balloons, Kids Inflatables, Maze; Beer Garden, and Food Court. Live music & entertainment on the festival stage with 2 hi-resolution LED JumboTrons. Vendors of many different types and varieties. The UFO Symposium is an educational and informative series of UFO experts speaking about their knowledge of UFOs. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. The Crushers Softball Game:​ 7:10 - 8:10pm at Regional Athletic Complex, 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

Thurston County Food Bank Grocery Distribution: ​(​Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.org Community Yoga/Qigong:​ (​Fridays)​ 3:30 - 4:30pm at Flourish in Olympia, 112 E 4th Ave, Olympia.

Educational / Classes: ●

Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.

Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation Peace Vigil:​ (​Fridays)​ 4:30 - 6pm at Percival Landing Park, 217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia. More information online at: olympiafor.org


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Pregnancy Connections:​ (​1st Fridays)​ 6 - 8pm at New Day Midwifery, LLC, 1026 State Ave NE, Olympia. Often, after a baby is born, the new parents realize that it’s quite unnatural for parents and children to go about their daily lives without other parents and children around. These event is hosted by Marissa Bolaños, a local doula serving the Olympia community and is meant to be sharing in the joys, sorrows, workload, and celebrations.

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Community Garage Sale:​ 8am - 5pm at Bush Prairie Homeowners Association, 7547 Henderson Blvd SE, Olympia. This is the annual community garage sale that the Bush Prairie Homeowners Association participates with, along with the neighboring developments. Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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.

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! Junior Ranger Evening Lessons:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays)​ 7 - 8pm at Seaquest State Park, 3030 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These family-friendly evening programs, held at Seaquest State Park amphitheater, are geared toward kids of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems.

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. The Red Cross:​ 11am - 4pm at the American Red Cross, 1900 25th Ave S, Seattle. An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now and help save lives. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events SATURDAY, JULY 28TH: National Date Today ●

Buffalo Soldiers Day:​ This day commemorates the formation in 1866 of the first regular Army regiments comprising African-American soldiers. “Buffalo Soldiers” (one of many African-American regiments raised during the Civil War) were established by Congress as the first peacetime all-black regiments in the regular U.S. Army.

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Darkness Stole The Sky, Dismembering Mary, Dancehall Queen, MelenKil:​ 6 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. Vince Brown with Jessica Blinn:​ 6:30 - 9pm at Pizzeria La Gitana, 518 Capitol Way S, Olympia. Eric McFadden Trio!:​ 9pm - 12am at the Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia. Steel Tigers Of Death / F-Holes / Bad Saint:​ 9pm - 12am at the Lucky Liquor, 10325 E Marginal Way S, Tukwila. BORE TIDE / Anna Phylaxis / OCEAN:​ 9pm - 1:45am at Cryptatropa Bar, 421 4th Ave E, Olympia. 21+ only.

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UFO Festival 2018 & Cosmic Symposium:​ 11am - 10pm at Prairie Park Lane Southeast, Prairie Park Ln SE, Yelm. The UFO Festival is open to the public. Hot Air Balloons, Kids Inflatables, Maze; Beer Garden, and Food Court. Live music & entertainment on the festival stage with 2 hi-resolution LED JumboTrons. Vendors of many different types and varieties. The UFO Symposium is an educational and informative series of UFO experts speaking about their knowledge of UFOs. One Sings, the Other Doesn't:​ 4 - 6pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. IWW Summer Labor Concert:​ 6 - 8:30pm at Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St SE, Olympia. Featuring David Rovics, Corey Andrew Iris, and others. All proceeds will go toward the legal defense of fellow workers and members of the working class arrested in defense of the environment. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life. Contra Dance:​ 7:30 - 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. Karaoke at the Cantina:​ (​Saturdays)​ 9pm - 2am at El Sarape Cantina, 318 W Railroad Ave, Shelton. Sing karaoke in El Sarape in a Day of the Dead ambiance.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

The Strong Center Summer BootCamp:​ (​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 8 - 9am at The Strong Center, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The BootCamp spends an hour making metabolism, muscle, and cardio combine to kill calories! You'll use moves, methods, and tools unique to BootCamp, all while laughing with others while they work their bodies head to toe. For more information and to sign up, visit www.facebook.com/TheStrongCenter Laughter Wellness:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5:30 - 6:30pm at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St SW, Olympia. For more information, visit www.unityofolympia.org


Kaos calendar of events Educational / Classes: ●

Karen's Basic Baby Sweater Class:​ 10am - 1pm at The Black Sheep Yarn Boutique, 2615 Capital Mall Dr SW #3b, Olympia. One of the best ways to learn how to knit a sweater is to start with a baby sweater! Participants can choose to make a basic cardigan in solid or stripes or adjust the shaping to a cute bolero cut! Karen will walk you through each step along the way. Concealed Carry Permit Class:​ 10am - 2pm at Cabela's, 1600 Gateway Blvd NE, Lacey. This highly rated, fun, informative 37+ state concealed carry class and gun law seminar qualifies you to obtain CCW permits from Washington, Oregon, Utah, and Arizona. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.

Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Good Neighbor Vet Clinic:​ 4 - 5pm at The Pet Works, 407 4th Ave E, Olympia. Good Neighbor Vet clinics offer a full pet health exam performed by a licensed veterinarian. They offer pet microchipping, diagnostic testing for heartworm, feline HIV and leukemia at these clinics.

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Community Garage Sale:​ 8am - 5pm at Bush Prairie Homeowners Association, 7547 Henderson Blvd SE, Olympia. This is the annual community garage sale that the Bush Prairie Homeowners Association participates with, along with the neighboring developments.

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Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. OFS Kids Club: Lu Over the Wall:​ 11am - 12:30pm at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia. The story centers on Kai, a gloomy middle school student whose life changes after meeting Lu, a mermaid. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! Junior Ranger Evening Lessons:​ (​Fridays and Saturdays)​ 7 - 8pm at Seaquest State Park, 3030 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These family-friendly evening programs, held at Seaquest State Park amphitheater, are geared toward kids of all ages and last approximately one hour. They provide the perfect blend of learning and entertainment for families camping at Seaquest or at the end of a long day trip. Park staff will give lessons on the local and regional wildlife, geology and ecosystems.

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays​) 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM! Pundamonium:​ (​2nd Wednesday and 4th Sunday​) 6:30pm at the Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 NW Leary Way, Seattle. Punslam competition and show, you can compete, witness, or judge!


Kaos calendar of events SUNDAY, JULY 29TH: National Date Today ●

National Lasagna Day:​ Lasagna, a wide flat pasta, is possibly one of the oldest kinds of pasta. There is also a dish made with this type of pasta in several layers interspersed with layers of various ingredients and sauces.

Live Music: ● ●

Smoke-N-Blues Jam: ​(​Sundays)​ 6 - 9pm at O'Malley's Lounge, 2200 Garfield Ave NW, Olympia. Hangtown // The Dizzies:​ 6 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia.

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UFO Festival 2018 & Cosmic Symposium:​ 11am - 7pm at Prairie Park Lane Southeast, Prairie Park Ln SE, Yelm. The UFO Festival is open to the public. Hot Air Balloons, Kids Inflatables, Maze; Beer Garden, and Food Court. Live music & entertainment on the festival stage with 2 hi-resolution LED JumboTrons. Vendors of many different types and varieties. The UFO Symposium is an educational and informative series of UFO experts speaking about their knowledge of UFOs. EveryBODY Drop In Figure Sessions:​ (​ ​Sundays)​ 6 - 8pm at Olyphant Art & Media, 119 5th Ave SE, Olympia. Emphasizing diversity, varied ethnicity, age, gender and ability. Most media welcome, all skill levels welcome. OPEN MIC: ​(​Sundays​) 6 - 9pm at Shirro’s Restaurant & Pub, 112 4th Ave W, Olympia. Poetry, comedy, music, fiction and non-fiction readings, improv, whatever you want for 15 minutes at a time. The Winter's Tale: ​7 - 10pm at the Animal Fire Theatre, 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia. King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life.

Visual Art: ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 11am - 5pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

The Strong Center Summer BootCamp:​ (​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 8 - 9am at The Strong Center, 2256 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The BootCamp spends an hour making metabolism, muscle, and cardio combine to kill calories! You'll use moves, methods, and tools unique to BootCamp, all while laughing with others while they work their bodies head to toe. For more information and to sign up, visit www.facebook.com/TheStrongCenter

Educational / Classes: ●

Wetland Guided Walks:​ (​Sundays)​ 10am at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. Visitors will explore the wetland ecosystem of Silver Lake on a flat, slow-paced, 45-minute guided walk. Created from a Mount St. Helens eruption thousands of years ago, this area is home to unique flora and fauna, as well as an abundance of migratory birds. Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily)​ 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.


Kaos calendar of events Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Hope House​: (​ ​Sundays)​ 6pm at Hope House First Presbyterian Church, 196 W Central Ave, 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​: (​ ​Sundays)​ 6:30pm at Yelm 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​ w ​ a-al-anon.org

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Olympia Farmers Market:​ (​Thursday - Sunday​)​ 1 ​ 0am - 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. Yelm Farmers Market:​ (​Sundays)​ 10am - 3pm at the Yelm Community Center, 301 2nd Street, Yelm. More information can be found at: yelmfarmersmarket.com Olympia Flea Market: ​(​Saturdays and Sundays)​ 10am - 5pm at 210 Thurston Ave NE, Olympia. Offering antiques & collectibles, arts & crafts and much more with new inventory each week!

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily​) 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday)​ 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party: Power to the People:​ (​Friday - Sunday, Wednesdays)​ 11am 5pm at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle. Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years with a brand new exhibition at NAAM!


Kaos calendar of events MONDAY, JULY 30TH: National Date Today: ●

National Cheesecake Day:​ Cheesecake is a delicious dessert that is loved by millions around the country. It is a sweet dessert that is a mixture of soft fresh cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs and sugar on a crust made from crushed graham crackers, crushed cookies, pastry or sponge cake.

Live Music: ● ●

Music Mondays with Featured Artists:​ ​(​Mondays​) 6 - 8pm at Dillinger's Cocktails, Kitchen & Rum Room, 406 Washington St SE, Olympia. Kareem Kandi Band: ​8 - 10pm at the Rhythm and Rye, 311 Capitol Way N, Olympia.

Entertainment: ●

Knitter's Night:​ (​Mondays​) 6 - 8pm at Lacey Forza Bistro & Event Center, 130 Marvin Rd SE #130, Lacey. Bring your yarn, needle and craft projects!

Visual Art: ● ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday​) 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

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, and Fridays)​ 11am 3pm at The Thurston County Food Bank, 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. More information online at: thurstoncountyfoodbank.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.

Educational / Classes: ●

Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily​) 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes. Belly Dance:​ (​Mondays​) 6 - 8pm at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia. Instructor Amira has belly danced for over 20 years, studied with Egyptian masters, and has won national awards in Middle Eastern dance. Whether you want to perform professionally or just want to dance for the exercise and camaraderie, Amira's enthusiasm and respect for this dance form will help you blossom. Vitsit www.amira.dance/classes.html for more information.


Kaos calendar of events Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Smart Talks:​ (​Mondays​) 12pm - 1pm at Flying Top Deli, 1870 Barnes Blvd SW, Tumwater. A weekly round table discussion lead by fellow young professionals about current events, community topics, and ways to help you grow as a young professional. Just for Today:​ (​ ​Mondays​)​ 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

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures!

Seattle Spotlight: ●

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson:​ (​Wednesdays, Friday - Monday​) 10am - 5pm at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle. Double Exposure features 150 images by a historic photographer, alongside immersive experiences from three contemporary artists. Across a spectrum of media rooted in lens-based processes, all four artists contribute to a complex and ever-expanding portrait of Native America.


Kaos calendar of events TUESDAY, JULY 31ST: National Date Today ●

National Mutt Day:​ This special day was created to raise awareness of the plight of mixed breed dogs in shelters around the nation, as approximately 80% of dogs in shelters are mixed breeds.

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Music TUESDAYS:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 4 - 6pm at Stonewall Youth- Olympia, 112 State Ave NE, Olympia. For LGBTQ+ youth ages 21 and under. Alex and Reid with Harris Face and Tom Butler:​ 6 - 10pm at Le Voyeur Cafe and Lounge, 404 4th Ave E, Olympia. The Jessica Blinn Quintet:​ 7pm at the Eagle's Ballroom, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia. Fuzz Mutt + Toast Ghost!:​ 7 - 10pm at Cascadia Brewing Co, 211 4th Ave E, Olympia. Deep Tuesday:​ (​Tuesdays​) 8pm - 2am at The Society, 120 4th Ave E, Olympia. DEEP Tuesday with sounds by Alex Bosi • Braxxus • J.K. Trolling • Kyju • Starla. 21+

Entertainment: ●

Open Mic Night:​ (​ ​Tuesdays)​ 8 - 11pm at Oly Underground, 109 Legion Way SW​ O ​ lympia.

Visual Art: ● ●

Linoleum Block Prints:​ 10am - 6pm at Childhood's End Gallery LLC, 222 4th Ave W, Olympia. Featuring artwork by Michael Kershisnik and Yoshiko Yamamoto. 2018 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition:​ (​Monday - Thursday​) 12pm - 4pm at Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected work from artists residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, and Wahkiakum counties is exhibited by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Fitness / Wellness: ●

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Card Readings with Sarah Heartsong:​ 1 - 5pm at Brilliant Moon, 221 W Railroad Ave Suite B, Shelton. Have a cup of tea and experience a reading from Rev. Sarah Heartsong, a gifted, self-taught professional reader/healer who has practiced for over 20 years. Campus Food Bank:​ ​(T ​ uesdays)​ ​ 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. Beginning Evening Yoga:​ 5:15 - 6:16pm at Joonbug Yoga, Shelton. Taught by Michelle Pugh, owner of Joonbug Yoga. Contact L and I Wellness to sign up. 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. Laughter Wellness:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 5:30 - 6:30pm at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St SW, Olympia. For more information, visit www.unityofolympia.org

Educational / Classes: ●

Mount St. Helens Formal Talks:​ (​Daily​) 10:30am - 3:30pm at Mt St Helens Visitor Center, 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock. These interactive talks will immerse visitors in the history of Mount St. Helens. Participants will travel through time to learn about the devastating 1980 eruption, the ever-changing landscape and story of recovery, the incredible return of wildlife and the important job volcanologists perform every day monitoring the Cascade Mountain range of volcanoes.


Kaos calendar of events Community Service / Gatherings: ●

Be Our Guest - Toastmasters:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 12:05pm - 12:55pm in Room 2330 at Jefferson Speakers, 1500 Jefferson St SE, Olympia. Toastmasters is a place where you develop and grow, both personally and professionally. You can meet a community of learners, and in Toastmasters meetings we learn by doing. Whether you're an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. Evergreen Bike Shop Presents Lady & Trans Night:​ (​Tuesdays)​ 4 - 8pm 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. Lady and Trans Night is about having fun, building community, and wrenching on bikes.

Markets / Bazaars: ●

Organic Farm Stand at Red Square: ​(​Tuesdays and Thursdays)​ 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 info at evergreen.edu/organicfarm

Children / Games: ●

Riveropolis: A Traveling Exhibit:​ (​Daily​) 10am - 4:45pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Flowing water play inspires endless investigation and experimentation. Build bridges & boats at nearby tinkering stations and get your hands wet exploring the properties of water. Sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry. Giant Painted Sand Castle:​ (​Daily)​ 11am - 4pm at the Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia. Kids will enjoy painting a 3D model of a giant sand castle complete with underwater creatures! OlySwing Kids Dance Night:​ (​Tuesdays​) 5pm - 12am at the Eagle's Grand Ballroom and Wedding Venue, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia. All ages. No partner or experience necessary. More information online at olyswing.com

KAOS Calendar of Events 7/11 - 7/31  
KAOS Calendar of Events 7/11 - 7/31  
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