MASON COUNTY “POWER OF THE PURSE”: The event will feature new and gently-used purses, wallets and scarves to enhance your fall wardrobe or make selections for Christmas. Enter drawings for gift baskets or a handmade quilt, or purchase a fall centerpiece. Doors will open at 11 a.m. Thursday in the event center at Little Creek Casino and Resort, 91 W. State Route 108, Shelton. A lunch buffet starts at 12:15 p.m., guest speakers at 1 p.m. A silent auction will close at 12:45 p.m. Reserve a table for 8 at $25 per person. All funds raised will support survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Mason County. Donate purses, wallets and scarves to Turning Pointe, 210 Pacific Court, Shelton. For tickets, call 360-426-1216.
SCOTT HUCKABAY CONCERT: Presented by Friendly Water for the World, Scott Huckabay will perform from 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Olympia Friends Meeting Hall, 3201 Boston Harbor Road NE, Olympia. The concert is a fundraiser for BioSand Filters. Suggested donation is $10-$20.
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENT: Shop, get a makeover, and enter a raffle from 1-6 p.m. Oct. 25 at 1002 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Food provided by Big Hog Catering.
LINCOLN OPTIONS ELEMENTARY BOOK AND TOY SALE: Lincoln Options Elementary is having its annual library fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at the school, 213 21st Ave. SE, Olympia. Call Donna, 360-596-6402, for more information.
PROVIDENCE MOTHER JOSEPH 23RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR: The residents will host their annual event from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at 3333 Ensign Road NE, Olympia. Proceeds benefit the Resident Council Fund. Call Penny Hyers, 360-493-4634, for additional information.
CONCERN FOR ANIMALS needs dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, bird and chicken food; cat litter; beds, blankets and towels in good condition; pet toys; dog houses, carriers and crates; leashes and collars; and gift cards to any outlet that sells pet food and supplies. To arrange supply dropoff, call 360-456-8176 or visit Score Used Sports Store, Fluffy and Floyds, Les Schwab-Lacey, Ricks Automotive, Anytime Fitness-Lacey, Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center or The Dog House in Tenino. For more information or to make a cash donation, visit www.concernforanimals.org
THURSTON COUNTY FOOD BANK needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks and dozen-egg cartons. Drop off donations between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Call 352-8597 for more information.