South Sound Fruit Society: Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, Organic Farmhouse at The Evergreen State College, 2712 Lewis Road, Olympia. For information on upcoming events log on to: www.wcfs. org.
Evergreen State Dahlia Association: Meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month, October through June, at Lacey Church of God, 5005 Lacey Blvd. Call John Mackey, 360-956-1614, or log on to: www.Olympiadahlias.org, for details.
Master Composters: Presents workshops, compost bin sales, and in-depth composting training. Workshops on Green Cone Composting, yard waste composting, and worm bins are offered from June to September at Olympia’s Farmers Market. Call 360-867-2151 or 360-481-4204, or go to www.compostbins. thurstoncounty.com to order compost bins.
Olympia Bonsai Club: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. Go to www.easysite.com/ olympiabonsaiclub for more information.
Olympia Garden Club: Meets at 10 a.m. the last Thursday of each month at Gull Harbor Lutheran Church, 4610 Boston Harbor Road N.E., Olympia. Call Gail Martinolich, 360-402-7669, or go to www.easysite. com/olympiagardenclub.
Olympia Rose Society: Meets at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month February through June and September through November at the Schmidt Mansion, 330 Schmidt Place, Tumwater. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.olyrose.org for details.
South Sound Dahlia Society: Meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Tyee Grill, 5757 Littlerock Road S.W., Tumwater. Call 360-786-1579.
Respecting the Knowledge: Ethnobotany of Western Washington: Understanding the relationship between plants and people. The exhibit includes photographs of native plants and descriptions of their traditional usage, handmade tools and implements, baskets and a bentwood box. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, State Capital Museum, 211. 21st Ave. S.W., Olympia. Cost is $1-2. 360-753-2580.