12th annual Conservation Breakfast: Capitol Land Trust plans a breakfast from 7-8:30 a.m. at Marcus Pavilion, Saint Martin’s University, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE, in Lacey. Guest speaker is Martin LeBlanc, co-founder of the Children & Nature Network.
Pragmatic trials: A discussion on re-envisioning medical research to meet the need for high quality evidence begins at 7 p.m. at Orca Books, 509 E. Fourth Ave. Olympia. Information: 360-352-0123.
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Travel to Guatemala: Marc Harrison will discuss pictures from his nine-day tour of Guatemala. Images include Mayan pyramids, Antigua, the UNESCO World Heritage site Lake Atitlan and botanical gardens. 10:15 a.m., Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia. Information: 360-586-6181 or southsoundseniors.org.
Havens for bees: Bee advocate Heather Wood will speak at the Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE, from 7:30-8:45 p.m. Program includes introduction to natural beekeeping and information about catching wild swarms. Timberland Regional Library programs are free and open to the public. For information, call 360-352-0595.
Love for a Change gala: Sponsored by SideWalk, 6-9 p.m. at South Puget Sound Community College Student Union Building. The evening begins with a cocktail hour and live music, followed by a gourmet dinner and program. Cap off the night with dancing. $100 per person or $1,000 for a table for 10. If you are interested in helping to sponsor the event, contact Anna at email@example.com.
Oly Old-Time Music Festival: Various locales, downtown Olympia, includes performances and workshops for all ages. Information at olyoldtime.weebly.com.
Rain-Dee-Voo: The annual frontier-period/Black Powder event is at the Capitol City Gun Club, 14318 Littlerock Road SW, Littlerock. Information: Frank Ponceroff, 360-273-0208 or Roy Williams, 360-280-5512.
Outcasts and Innocents: Seattle photographer Alice Wheeler has taken pictures of Nirvana, Bikini Kill and the punk-feminist bands of Riot Grrrl. She has a new book titled “Outcasts and Innocents,” and will share imagery and commentary from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE. The free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland Library. Information: 360-491-3860.
Lincoln Day Dinner: Guest speaker is GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant. The evening starts with a 6 p.m. cocktail hour, followed by 7-9 p.m. dinner, dessert and silent auction. The event is at Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia. Reservations are $50 per person, payable in advance by check to: Thurston County Republicans, P.O. Box 275, Olympia, WA 98507.
Lion dances: 10:45 a.m. at Liz Hair Spa & Waxing, 1115 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Ste. C, Olympia; 11:15 a.m. at Emperor’s Palace Restaurant, 400 Cooper Point Road SW; 1:30 p.m. folk dance and lion dance during Ethnic Celebration at St Martin Pavilion Center Main Stage; 2:30 p.m. at Emperor’s Palace Restaurant Lacey, 7321 Martin Way SE.
Ethnic Celebration: The event is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Saint Martin’s University Worthington Center and Marcus Pavilion, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey. Information: Lacey Parks & Recreation, 360-491-0857