Secondhand safari winter coat and clothing drive Winter clothing donations are needed to help Thurston County kids served by Community Youth Services, and will be accepted at the CYS booth at Secondhand Safari from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey. The Secondhand Safari event kicks off at 8 a.m. Call 360-786-5453 for information on the event or to reserve a space.
zonta of olympia murder mystery dinner fundraiser Zonta of Olympia is partnering with Harlequin Productions to put on the dinner from 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 27 at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club, 5900 Troon Lane S.E., Olympia. Tickets are $75, or $65 for early birds. Call 360-556-2619 for details.
South bay pta dinner auction will raise funds for students at South Bay Elementary. Festivities kick off at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. Cost is $25 until Oct. 19.
thurston county food bank needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks. If you can help, drop them off between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia.