Wrinkles of Washington is a nonprofit performing troupe for people 55 and up.
WOW holds annual performances to raise money for Senior Services for South Sound, and is having auditions for its Christmas Show “Melodies & Mistletoe” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Virgil Clarkson Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey.
New volunteer performers are invited to audition. For more information, call 360-459-0730.
Here are other local events this week:
Water talk: Learn about how the Hirst decision can affect water use in Washington state. Speaking will be hydrogeologist Steve Neugebauer, who works in the private sector. The free presentation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Farm Bureau, 975 Carpenter Road NE, Lacey. Open to the public. Sponsored by the Farm Bureau and the Center for Self Governance.
Zine Fest 2017: The three-day event kicks off with a free Zine-athon at the Olympia Timberland Library, where participants can use the library’s supplies to create a zine, swap with other zine-makers, and partake in an open mic-style zine reading from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE. Information: olympiazinefest.org.
Book sale: The Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library will hold a Giant Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE. Proceeds help support programs and services not covered in the library's regular budget. Information: 360-352-0595.
Clean up event: The annual Clean-up Drop-off event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road. Discard medications, shred documents, donate items to Goodwill, donate building materials and gently used appliances to Habitat for Humanity and recycle electronics. The Thurston County Food Bank, the Tumwater TImberland Regional Library, the Salvation Army and the YWCA’s Other Bank are also taking donations at the event. Free.
Make a didgeridoo: All supplies will be provided for adults and teens to make a didgeridoo from noon to 1 p.m. at Yelm Timberland Library, 210 Prairie Park St. Adult supervision required for younger participants. For more information, call 360-458-3374 or go to TRL.org.
The Razor’s Edge: Author and clam digger David Berger will present “The Razor’s Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon” from 2 to 3 p.m. at Yelm Timberland Library, 210 Prairie Park St. Information: 360-458-3374 or go to TRL.org.
Learn about Buddhism: The class “Buddhism for Everyone: Supreme Good Heart for Modern Life,” will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center, 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia. Open to the public. Cost is $25, with discounts for seniors, low income people, members and students. For more information or to register call 360-754-7787 or go to www.MeditateInOlympia.org.
Zine Fest 2017: The three-day event continues with an expo at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, where attendees can purchase zines and participate in workshops. The expo will be followed by zine readings and live music at Obsidian, 414 Fourth Ave. E. from 9 to 10 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Information: olympiazinefest.org.
Peace Works 2017: Participate in workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities during Peace Works 2017, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for Performing Arts at South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road SW, Olympia. Cost $20-$50. Information: bit.ly/2yszIQM.
Celebrate with writers: Attend a workshop led by writer-in-residence Dieuwke Van Turenhout at 10:30 a.m. to noonand continue with Hypatia-in-the-Woods’ 18th Anniversary celebration from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. featuring readings by and discussions with five former residents, with intervals of music and munchies, at Brilliant Moon Bookstore, 116 W Railroad Ave., Suite 104, Shelton. No charge, but donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Maitri Sojourner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-866-1357.
Marching bands: Watch 22 high school bands compete in the annual Marching Band Festival beginning at 8:45 a.m. at Tumwater Stadium, 700 Israel Road SW. Information: Tumwatermarchingbandfestival.com.
Zine Fest 2017: The three-day event concludes with a day of workshops at the Mixx 96 Conference Room. Workshop topics include creating a collaborative giant comic, combating fatphobia, making shrinky dinks, project problem-solving, self-publishing, suicide awareness & prevention, and keeping the art of letter writing alive with Olympia’s Correspondence Club. 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Mixx 96 Conference Room, 119 Washington St. NE. Free. Information: olympiazinefest.org.
Quilt display: A celebration for the unveiling of a replica oak leaf and acorn quilt will be from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bigelow House, 918 Glass Ave. NE in Olympia. Other historic replica mid 19th century quilts and miniature quilts will be on display. Admission is by donation. For more information see www.olympiahistory.org or e-mail: email@example.com.
Book discussion: Join a discussion on chapters 9-12 of Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy ” from 2 to 4 p.m. at Orca Books, 509 E. 4th Ave., Olympia. Free refreshments and parking. Sponsored by the Black Alliance of Thurston County and Orca Books.
Candidates forum: Olympia City Council candidates have been invited to participate in a forum at 1 p.m. at Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave. SE. Doors will open at noon. Sponsored by numerous organizations including Olympia Democratic Socialists of America, Olympia Assembly, Just Housing, Thurston County Democrats, Washington Green Party. Open to the public.
Book sale: The Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library will hold a Giant Book Sale from 1 to 4 p.m. at the library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE. Proceeds help support programs and services not covered in the library's regular budget. Information: 360-352-0595.