The 9th Annual Illuminated Ball 8 p.m. Saturday, Eagle’s Grand Ballroom, 805 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. Proceeds support the annual Procession of the Species in April. This fundraiser is an elegant event featuring dance, music, and luminary performances by local artists. There will be appetizers and libations. Tickets are $65 through Feb. 2 or $75 at the door. Call 360-705-1087 for details.
Turning Pointe’s 4th Annual Brewhouse Bash Relax, listen to good music, win prizes and help Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Services continue to help victims. The event runs 5-8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Grove Street Brewhouse, corner of First and Grove streets, Shelton. A raffle for a wheelbarrow of wine is just one of the features of this event. A silent auction will end at 7:30 p.m., and the winner must be present. Donations can also be made by mailing a check to Turning Pointe, P.O. Box 2014, Shelton, WA 98584.
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.
“Paws Against Cancer” fundraiser calendar is being sold to raise funds to help local families with pets fighting cancer. The calendar costs $20, and is available at participating veterinarian offices. For more information, call 360-339-3596, or visit olydog.com/2013-calendar.php.