Military gear: The Olympic Flight Museum event is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Olympia Regional Airport, 7637 Old Highway 99 SE, Tumwater. It features unusual or historic examples of field gear, uniforms, insignia, and other military or aviation accessories. Guests are invited to enter the museum during setup starting at 8 a.m. for a $10 entrance fee. General admission is $5 per person; active-duty and retired veterans are admitted at half-price with valid identification. Museum members and children 6 and younger are free. olympicflightmuseum.com or 360-705-3925.
Sharing Teens and Elders Project: STEP is a cross-generational volunteer program in which teens and elders bridge age barriers to form gratifying friendships, 11 a.m. at Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia, 98501. 360-586-6181 or SouthSoundSeniors.org.
Writing workshop: Central Washington University professor Sonya Dunning leads a session in which participants bring a photo or other meaningful object to use as a writing prompt and a favorite essay of fewer than 800 words, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Tenino Timberland Library, 172 Central Ave. W. TRL.org.
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International Games Day: From noon-5 p.m., game-lovers of all ages are invited to come play new and classic games at the Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE. 360-491-3860 or TRL.org.
Learn to meditate: Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center will present a day course on eliminating stress, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. No experience needed. $25. For more information or to register, call 360-754-7787 or go to MeditateInOlympia.org. The course will be held at Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia.
Frozen Turkey Bowl: Turkeys will fly again this year, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bayview Thriftway’s eighth annual Frozen Turkey Bowl to help collect food items for the Thurston County Food Bank. Bring a nonperishable food item for a chance to bowl. A strike wins a free turkey, a spare wins groceries at 516 Fourth Ave W, Olympia. Information: OlyThriftway.com
Community Interfaith Thanksgiving: An presentation of music and readings begins at 2 p.m. at Abbey Church, Saint Martin’s University, 600 Father Meinrad Gaul Drive SE, Lacey. Informal fellowship and refreshment will follow the hour-long event.
Saint Martin’s Abbey Oblate holiday bazaar: 1-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-8:30 p.m. Sunday in the abbey’s guest dining room, on the first floor of Saint Martin’s University’s Old Main Building, 5000 Abbey Way SE.
Winter Community Pride Night: A recognition event for Shelton School District winter sports and school clubs, 5:30 p.m. in the Shelton High School minidome, 3737 N Shelton Springs Road.
“Tellebration”: Humorous stories, folktales and personal stories, told by the South Sound Story Guild players, 7 p.m., Traditions Café, 300 Fifth Ave., Olympia. For adults and kids who can listen like adults, $10 admission.
Panorama Republicans: Speaker is Michael Cade, executive director of the Thurston County Economic Development Council, 2 p.m., in the basement auditorium of the Quinault apartment building, 1835 Circle Lane, Lacey.