Food drive sponsored by Robert Allan Salon & Spa to collect donations for the Thurston County Food Bank, ongoing through June 1. Bring two nonperishable food items to 1960 Black Lake Blvd., Olympia, and receive a a small gift. Items also are needed for the “For Kids” program. Call 360-357-8622 for more information.
Grand Charity Auction & Dinner sponsored by the Rotary Club of South Puget Sound; begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound. Tickets for the fiesta-themed event are $50 per person, and all proceeds from the auction are used to fund college and vocational scholarships and to assist local and international charities. For tickets, call Dean Fulton at 360-493-7660 or e-mail email@example.com.