What's Happening for July 14

July 14, 2013 

Sunday

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 seniors age 62 and older. For reservations and information, call 360-748-9593 or go online to 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 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, $15 for kids age 5-12; kids younger than 5 are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online at BrownPaperTickets.com or at the gate. Mini horses, barn tour and sensory trail, silent auction and raffle. Call 360-866-8580 or 360-561-2065 for additional information.

Monday

Groundbreaking Travel: Organic Farm Volunteering: A representative from Stokesberry Farm, an Olympia-based family farm, provides information about volunteer opportunities for people to learn about sustainability and farming; 6-7 p.m. at the Tumwater Timberland Regional Library, 7023 New Market Street. This event is part of the Tumwater Library’s summer series of programs for adults relating to the theme of “Groundbreaking Reads.” Call 360-943-7790 for information.

Olympia’s Puget Sounders: Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Barbershop Harmony Society this year, local singers are holding an open house beginning at 7 p.m. on the third floor of West Woods Assisted Living, 828 McPhee Road SW, Olympia. Men of any age who enjoy singing are invited.

Wednesday-July21

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

Thursday

Climate 911: Dr. Wendy Ring will speak on Climate Change as a Public Health Emergency at 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, Seventh and Franklin, Olympia. Climate 911 is a national organization of physicians raising awareness of changing climate. 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.

“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 the 200 Room on the second floor of Providence St. Peter Hospital, 413 Lilly Road NE, Olympia. Training sessions will help adults learn how to recognize, prevent and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. To register, call 360-493-7469 or go to www.provregister.org.

Saturday

Adoption Trafficking Awareness Event: 1-3 p.m. at Lacey Timberland Regional Library, 500 College St. SE. Adoptees and activists from Korea, Romania, Ethiopia and Germany will raise awareness about international adoption’s child-trafficking problem.

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