What's Happening for Feb. 5

February 5, 2013 


Olympia Sweet Adelines open house: Attendees can hear women’s four-part harmony singing, get vocal lessons and learn about performances and regional competition from 7-9 p.m. in Room 253 at the Minnaert Center, 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia. 360-438-1988.


The Native Plant Salvage Foundation volunteer recognition event: It’s set for 5:15-9 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Olympia, 1224 Legion Way SE. It includes an organic meal prepared by chef Bill Lepman and live music from the band Bevy. Volunteers and the group’s partners of the year will be recognized. Admission is a donation. To make reservations, go to www.nativeplantsalvage.org or call 360-867-2166.

Friday-Feb. 10

“The Creative Edge”: The Arts Olympia spring art show and sale is set for 6-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Coach House at the State Capital Museum, 214 22nd St. W., Olympia. 360-264-4474.

Feb. 9

Nisqually Stream Stewards: Volunteers are sought to help remove protective tubing from around native plants from 9 a.m.-noon. There are no on-site restroom facilities. Gloves, tools and refreshments will be provided. Don Perry, 360-438-8687, ext. 2143, or perry.don@nisqually-nsn.gov.

Cancer Survivors ‘Sweetheart’ Luncheon: Cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to a free luncheon at noon at VFW Post 318, 2902 Martin Way E., Olympia. The event, hosted by Relay For Life of Thurston County, includes live music and inspirational speakers. RSVP by Feb. 6 to Bobbi Hudson at 360-455-0749 or Survivors@RelayForLifeOfThurston.org.

Lakefair Coronation: The Capital Lakefair Scholarship Royalty Program coronation will be 7 p.m. at Red Lion Inn, Olympia. A queen and court will be selected to represent Lakefair at parades and events. For information, go wo www.lakefair.org or www.facebook.com/Capital-Lakefair.

Feb. 10

Dixieland dancing: Dixieland dancing featuring the Hume Street Band is set for 1-4:30 p.m. at Elks Lodge No. 186, 1818 Fourth Ave. NE, Olympia. Admission is $10 for members and $14 for others. 360-943-9123.

Olympia DeMolay fundraiser: Help the Olympia DeMolay Chapter get to Convention! Get a haircut or eyebrow wax, from noon-4 p.m., at Renae’s Salon & Spa, 6995 Littlerock Road, Tumwater. Haircuts and eyebrow waxing generously donated by Renae’s Salon & Spa. Call 360-358-5219 with questions.

Feb. 13-14

Relay for Life events: Relay for Life will host a bake sale from 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday and dinner from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday at the VFW Hall, 2902 Martin Way E. Olympia. Billy or Linda Reese, 360-493-1642.

Feb. 15

Turning Pointe’s Brewhouse Bash: A music performance to benefit Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Services is set for 5-8 p.m. at Grove Street Brewhouse at First and Grove streets, Shelton. A silent auction will end at 7:30 p.m., and the winner must be present. Donations also can be made by mailing a check to Turning Pointe, P.O. Box 2014, Shelton, WA 98584.

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