What's Happening for Feb. 16

February 16, 2013 

Today

Pancake breakfast fundraiser: Saint Martin’s University students participating in Campus Ministry’s annual mission service trip will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Worthington Center, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the door. Children younger than 6 get in free. Susan Leyster, 360-789-6701 or leysters@stmartin.edu.

“Give Your Heart to Literacy”: The Grove Street Brewhouse will host a benefit for Sound Learning from 8-11 p.m., at 233 First St. S., Shelton. Admission is by donation to Sound Learning.

“Dance to Make a Difference”: Studio West Dance Theater’s 5th Annual Dance to Make a Difference will benefit SafePlace, and will feature live music, food, wine, and dancers from Ballet Northwest, Southwest Washington Dance Ensemble, Washington Contemporary Ballet and Studio West Dance Theater. The event kicks off at 6 p.m., at Minnaert Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College. Tickets are $40, and can be purchased through olytix.org. Call 360-753-8586 for details.

Sunday

Climate Action Rally: Family-friendly rally, with music, brief speeches, and fellowship, beginning at 3 p.m., at Heritage Park, at Capitol Lake, in downtown Olympia.

Tuesday

Military Widows meeting: The Nisqually/Southsound chapter will meet at 11 a.m., for lunch, in the Garden Room, at Panorama Retirement Restaurant, 1751 Circle Drive SE, Lacey. Speaker will be Alex Silva of the JBLM Retirement Office. Call 360-438-5133 or 360-458-5225 to reserve your place, or to get more information.

Feb. 21

Olympia World Affairs Council: UW Professor Victor Menaldo will speak on Latin American Exceptionalism, at 7:30 p.m., at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. NW. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Olympia/Lacey community meeting: A community call for a cease fire, will begin at 7 p.m., at Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE. In attendance: Cmdr. Joe Upton, LPD, Dr. Diana Yu, Thurston County Public Health officer, Anita Roth, Tacoma Public School system, Pastor Howard Ullery, Lacey Community Church, and Kathy Baros Friedt, Thurston Dispute Resolution Center. Visit stopthurstongunviolence.wordpress.com.

Feb. 22

Dance Club of America ballroom dance: A class will be offered at 7 p.m., followed by an all-ages dance 8-11 p.m., at the Olympia Eagles, 805 Fourth Ave. E. Music by Casanova. Admission is $7 for students and members, and $12 for everyone else. Call 360-754-6697 for details.

Feb. 23

Paper Airplane Flight School: Construction, flight and maneuvering guidance will be offered from 1-3:30 p.m. at Olympic Flight Museum, 7637 Old Highway 99 SE, Olympia. A distance and spot-landing contest will begin at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $7, includes all construction materials. 360-705-3925.

Flapjack Fundraiser: The Olympia High School Kiwanis Key Club will host a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m., at Olympia Applebees, 2500 Capital Mall Drive SW. Tickets are $10, and will be available at the door. Call DeWayne Granacki, 360-918-1193, for details.

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