Oly Old-Time Music Festival: Various locales in 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.
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Lion dances: 10:45 a.m. at Liz’s Hair Spa & Waxing, 1115 Black Lake Blvd. SW, Suite 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 Saint Martin’s Marcus Pavilion 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.
The United Churches of Olympia anniversary: The church will celebrate 100 years of its federation throughout 2016. The church celebrates “Historical Remembrances” during workshop services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday at 110 11th Ave. SE, Olympia.
Mason County Town Hall: Washington’s 6th Congressional District Rep. Derek Kilmer will meet with constituents from 5-6 p.m. in the Skookum Room, Mason County PUD No. 3, 2621 E. Johns Prairie Road, Shelton.
Free Medicare seminar: A seminar is being offered at 10 a.m. Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW to new and existing Medicare beneficiaries. The event is sponsored by the Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors, which provides free and confidential assistance regarding Medicare options, including programs to save costs. For more information, call 360-586-6181 or go to southsoundseniors.org.
History at noon: Free monthly talk features author Dorothy Wilhelm, a contributing writer for The Olympian, with “Lost Stories from Washington History” at noon, at Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt Place SW, in Tumwater. Seating is first-come; doors open at 11:30 a.m. Information: olytumfoundation.org, 360-786-8117.
Olympia World Affairs Council: Guest lecturer Christoph Giebel, associate professor of history and international studies at University of Washington, will speak on “Contemporary Vietnam: Challenges in Politics, Economics and Foreign Policy.” Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m., with doors open at 7 p.m., at the Thurston Economic Development Council, SPSCC East Campus, 4220 Sixth Ave. SE, Lacey. Information: 360-753-2428.
Meet the author Kwame Alexander: A Lacey Loves to Read event will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE. The River Ridge Jazz Band will kick off the program, which will also include refreshments, door prizes, book sales and signings.
DSHS Mobile CSO (Rochester): Apply for financial, food and medical assistance from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bailey’s IGA, 10333 U.S. Highway 12, Rochester. Clients can drop off paperwork, complete an eligibility review, do a mid-certification review or make changes to existing cases.
Business luncheon: Meet community leaders, event sponsors and entrepreneurs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Indian Summer Clubhouse, 5900 Troon Lane SE, Olympia. Tickets aren’t required, but register at cultivatingstrength.brownpapertickets.com and donate what you can at the event. For more information, email email@example.com or call 360-704-3375.