Wilderness talk: State Park Ranger Tom Pew highlights some of the adventures to be had around the state including hikes, camping, water sports, wildlife viewing and more. The talk will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Tumwater Timberland Regional Library. This event is part of the library’s summer series of programs for adults relating to the theme of “Groundbreaking Reads.” The library is located at 7023 New Market St. For more information, contact the library at 360-943-7790 or visit www.TRL.org.
Master Gardener Garden Tour: A self-guided tour of six gardens, all located in the Arcadia area, sponsored by WSU Mason County Extension Service. Visit the gardens from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All garden owners and Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions. Ticket books are $12, and include garden descriptions and a map; available at Sage Book Store, Shelton; Lynch Creek Floral, Shelton; Cameo Boutique, Union; Hunter Farms, Union; Laurie’s Gifts, Hoodsport; HamaHama Seafood, Lilliwaup; Jeanette’s Old Town Flowers, Allyn; and Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, Belfair. Call Michelle Lapp, 360-427-9670, ext. 689, for details.
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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 p.m. and 3 p.m. for half-price for seniors age 62 and older. For reservations and information, call 360-748-9593 or visit us online at www.steamtrainride.com.
Spend some time with Charley Tweatt: Charley Tweatt will bring his gift of warmth, humor, presence, and he’ll 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.
Groundbreaking Travel: Organic Farm Volunteering: Discover the world one farm at a time as a representative from Stokesberry Farm, an Olympia-based family farm provides information about volunteer opportunities for people to learn about sustainability and farming. The meeting is from 6-7 p.m., at the Tumwater Timberland Regional Library, 7023 New Market St. This event is part of the library’s summer series of programs for adults relating to the theme of “Groundbreaking Reads.” Call 360-943-7790, for information.
Capital Lakefair: Heritage Park, Olympia. Arts and craft booths, a sidewalk sale, battle of the bands, carnival, grand parade and fireworks. Information: lakefair.org.
Climate 911: Dr. Wendy Ring will speak on Climate Change as a Public Health Emergency at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Seventh and Franklin in Olympia. Climate 911 is a national organization of physicians traveling from Washington state to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness of changing climate and to advocate for solutions. This event is sponsored by Oympia Confronting the Climate Crisis, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Transition Olympia and SPEECH. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or www.climate911.org