What's Happening for July 10

July 10, 2013 


Master Gardener Garden Tour: A self-guided tour of six gardens, all located in the Arcadia area, sponsored by WSU Mason County Extension. Visit the gardens from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ticket books are $12, and include garden descriptions and a map; available at Sage Book Store, Shelton; Lynch Creek Floral, Shelton; Cameo Boutique, Union; Hunter Farms, Union; Laurie’s Gifts, Hoodsport; HamaHama Seafood, Lilliwaup; Jeanette’s Old Town Flowers, Allyn; and Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, Belfair. Call Michelle Lapp, 360-427-9670, ext. 689, for details.


Senior Day Dinner Train: Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum will offer The Senior Day Dinner Train ride at 5 p.m. Train rides will also be at 1 and 3 p.m. for half-price for people 62 and older. For reservations and information, call 360-748-9593 or online at steamtrainride.com.

Charley Tweatt: New age musician and speaker Charley Tweatt will share his original music with his “I am the Wind” concert at 7 p.m. at Unity Church of Olympia, 1335 Fern St. SW. Suggested donation at the door is $15-$20.

HeartStrides Benefit BBQ: Enjoy live music, fun from Hands On Children’s Museum, and food from Marv’s BBQ from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Healing Hearts Ranch, 3500 85th Lane SW, Olympia. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 5-12; children under 5 are free. Tickets can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com or at the gate. Meet our mini horses, tour the barn and sensory trail and get in on the silent auction and raffle. Call 360-866-8580 or 360 561-2065 for additional information.


Organic Farm Volunteering: Discover the world one farm at a time as a representative from Stokesberry Farm, an Olympia-based family farm that provides information about volunteer opportunities for people to learn about sustainability and farming. The meeting is from 6-7 p.m. at the Tumwater Timberland Regional Library, 7023 New Market St. Call 360-943-7790 for information.

July 17-21

Capital Lakefair: Heritage Park, Olympia. Arts and crafts booths, battle of the bands, carnival, grand parade and fireworks. Information: lakefair.org.

July 18

Climate 911: Dr. Wendy Ring will speak on climate change as a Public Health Emergency at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Seventh and Franklin in Olympia. Climate 911 is a national organization of physicians traveling from Washington state to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness of changing climate and to advocate for solutions. This event is sponsored by Olympia Confronting the Climate Crisis, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Transition Olympia and SPEECH. For more information, contact gitamoulton@earthlink.net or www.climate911.org

July 18

“Darkness to Light” training: The Providence St. Peter Sexual Assault Clinic, in conjunction with the Monarch Children’s Justice & Advocacy Center, will provide a free training class from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Room 200 on the second floor of Providence St. Peter Hospital, 413 Lilly Road NE, Olympia. The training sessions will help adults learn how to recognize, prevent and react to child sexual abuse. To register, call 360-493-7469 or go to www.provregister.org.

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