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. at the Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia, 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.
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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: 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 midcertification review or make changes to existing cases.
Cultivating Strength 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-704-3375.