South bay pta dinner auction offers an evening of food and fun, with music and fundraising for the students of South Bay Elementary. Festivities kick off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey.
Lincoln options’ annual library fundraiser Browse the books and toys from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 4 at 213 21st Ave. SE, Olympia. Call Donna, 360-596-6402, for details.
“Living the Dream” A fundraiser tribute show for South Sound Parent to Parent and the Up With Down Syndrome Support Group, featuring “The Michael Jackson Memory Band.” The show kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday, with a costume and dance contest at 7 p.m., at 1230 Room, 111 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Tickets are $10 at the door. Bring three cans of food for the Food Bank, and receive a gift at the door.
Mother Joseph Care Center 21st Annual Holiday Bazaar The bazaar runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9 at Mother Joseph Care Center, 3333 Ensign Road NE, Olympia. All proceeds benefit the residents council fund. Tables are available for vendors. Call Penny Hyer, 360-493-4634.
5K Reindeer Run and Free one-mile Candy Cane Run The events raise awareness for Crime Stoppers and proceeds help pay cash rewards for tips. The fee for the 5K race is $30, but the one-mile run is free. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 9, and the run kicks off at 9 a.m., both at The Hands On Children’s Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia. Santa will hand out candy canes, jingle bells for all runners, and long-sleeve tech tees to all registered 5K runners. To learn more about Olympia-Thurston County CrimeStoppers, go to www.crimebusters.org.
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. NE, Olympia.