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 #3, 2621 E. Johns Prairie Road, Shelton.
Free Medicare Seminar: 10 a.m., Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, for new and existing Medicare beneficiaries, sponsored by the Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors, which provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance regarding Medicare options, including programs to save costs. For more information, call 360-586-6181 or go to southsoundseniors.org.
Olympia Tumwater Foundation Noon History Talk: Free monthly talk features Dorothy Wilhelm, Olympian contributing writer, author and speaker from Pierce County with “Lost Stories from Washington History” at noon at Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt Place SW, Tumwater. Seating is on a first-come basis, and doors open at 11:30 a.m. Information: olytumfoundation.org, 360-786-8117.
Olympia World Affairs Council: Guest lecturer, Dr. 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 from 6-8 p.m. at Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave. SE. 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 cash, basic food and medical assistance from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bailey’s IGA, 10333 Highway 12, Rochester. Clients can drop off paperwork, complete an eligibility review, do a mid-certification review or make changes to existing cases.
Cultivating Strength business luncheon: Meet community leaders, events sponsors and entrepreneurs, 11:30a.m.-1 p.m. at Indian Summer Clubhouse, 5900 Troon Lane SE, Olympia. No tickets, just register at http://cultivatingstrength.brownpapertickets.com and donate what you can at the event. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-704-3375.
Smiles Dental free dental day: Free dental day at locations in Tumwater, 344 Cleveland Ave. Suite F, and Lacey, 7046 Pacific Ave. SE. Those seeking services must call after 8 a.m. on Feb. 18 to make an appointment for the following day. Only those with appointments will be seen. For the Tumwater location, call 360-352-7140, and in Lacey, call 360-491-9666. Services are limited to cleaning, fillings, extractions or anything that can be done in one hour that does not require additional lab work.