8TH ANNUAL DOG-GONE EASTER EGG HUNT offers two doggie Easter egg hunts, one for the kids, a doggie fashion show, photos with the Easter bunny, plus swag bags for the first 400 families, and prizes, vendors and pony rides. The event runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 28 at the Regional Athletic Complex, 8345 Steilacoom Road SE, Lacey. Cost is a $4 donation per person and per fashion-show entry, but kids 12 and younger are admitted free. Proceeds benefit Concern for Animals, Feline Friends, and Thurston County Sheriff K-9 Unit. Information: 360-507-4251 or www.petconnectionmagazine.com.
WALK MS 2015 kicks off at 9 a.m. April 11 at Horizons Elementary School, 4601 67th Ave. SE, Lacey. Proceeds support research into multiple sclerosis and local programs and services for people living with or affected by MS. For more information and to participate, volunteer or donate, call the Greater Northwest chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at 800-344-4867 and press 2, or visit www.walkMS.org.
THURSTON COUNTY FOOD BANK needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks and dozen-egg cartons. Drop off donations from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Call 360-352-8597 for more information.