“POWER OF THE PURSE” FUNDRAISER AND SILENT AUCTION: The event will feature new and gently-used purses, wallets and scarves just in time to enhance your fall wardrobe or make selections for Christmas. Enter drawings for fabulous gift baskets, a queen size handmade quilt or purchase a fall themed table centerpiece. Doors will open at 11 a.m., Oct. 16, at Little Creek Casino and Resort, 91 W. State Route 108, Shelton, in the event center. A lunch buffet starts at 12:15 p.m., guest speakers at 1 p.m. The silent auction will close at 12:45 p.m. Reserve a table now for you and seven of your friends at $25 per person. All funds raised will support survivors of domestic and sexual violence, in Mason County. Donate your new and gently-used purses, wallets and scarves to Turning Pointe, 210 Pacific Court, in Shelton. For tickets call 360-426-1216, Tickets are limited.
SCOTT HUCKABAY CONCERT: Presented by “Friendly Water for the World,” Scott Huckabay will perform from 7-10:30 p.m., Oct. 18, at Olympia Friends Meeting Hall, 3201 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia. The concert is a fundraiser to raise awareness of a simple and effective technology for healthy water in BioSand Filters. Suggested donation is $10-$20.
“FALL HEAD OVER HEELS INTO AUTUMN”: with Shopping, makeovers, and raffles. Support breast cancer awareness from 1-6 p.m., Oct. 25, at 1002 Washington St., Olympia. Food provided by Big Hog Catering.
LINCOLN OPTIONS ELEMENTARY BOOK AND TOY SALE: Lincoln Options Elementary is having its annual library fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2, at 213 21st Ave. SE, in Olympia. Come on down to the school and find treasures. Call Donna, 360-596-6402, for additional information.
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CONCERN FOR ANIMALS needs dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig and bird food; cat litter, beds, blankets and towels in good condition; pet toys, usuable dog house, carriers and crates, leashes and collars and chicken food. Also, gift cards to any outlet that sells pet food and supplies. To make arrangements to drop off any of these supplies, call 360-456-8176 or visit Score Used Sports Store, Fluffy and Floyds, Les Schwab - Lacey, Ricks Automotive, Anytime Fitness- Lacey, Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center or The Dog House, Tenino. For more information or to make a cash donation visit www.concernforanimals.org
THURSTON COUNTY FOODBANK needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks. If you can help, please drop them off between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, at 220 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia. The Food Bank is also in dire need of dozen egg cartons for their food distribution. Call 352-8597, for details.