“War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification:” Jeff Halper, Israeli peace and human-rights activist, will speak at 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia. The free event is sponsored by the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice and co-sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace — Tacoma. Information: Rachel Corrie Foundation at 360-754-3998 or email@example.com.
Navy Band Northwest: The Navy Band Northwest will perform at the Capitol at noon. Free. Information: facebook.com/NavyBandNorthwest.
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History Happy Hour at Three Magnets: Sponsored by the State Capital Museum, trivia topics include Washington and South Sound history, sports and pop culture. 7 p.m., 600 Franklin St. SE. in the Barrel Room.
Tax fairness: The Thurston County League of Women Voters general meeting will address tax fairness. Social hour at 6 p.m., speakers at 6:30 p.m. at Traditions Cafe, 300 Fifth Ave. SW, Olympia. Wolfgang Opitz, assistant state treasurer, will speak.
Kids consignment sale: Because of the closure of the Olympia Armory, LMNOP has relocated to the old Del’s Farm Supply building at 7720 Old Highway 99 SE, Olympia. LMNOP Kids Sale is hosting the Family Support Center of South Sound during the event. The sale runs 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. A presale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday is for new and expectant parents, military, police and fire families, nurses, teachers and foster families. Information: lmnopconsignment.com or 360-486-0907.
Relay For Life fundraiser: Garage sale benefits the Phil Harlan’s Homes For Hope Relay Team and the American Cancer Society, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 2902 Martin Way E., Olympia. Information: 360-704-9800.
88th Academy Awards Oscar Party: The Olympia Film Society will celebrate at the Capitol Theater, beginning with red carpet action at 4 p.m., and the show, which will be simulcast on the big screen, at 5 p.m., at 206 Fifth Ave. SE. $10 for general admission, $7 for OFS members, at the Olympia Film Society website or at the door. Dress to impress and have your picture taken holding an Oscar statue.
Hands-on cameraless 35MM moviemaking: The workshop is 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Capitol Theater/Olympia Film Society, 206 Fifth Ave. E., Olympia. Registration is $20 at olympiafilmsociety.org/ofs-film-school-35-is-alive, or reserve a spot and pay at the door by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. No experience necessary, all materials provided (and bring your own to try, too), ages 8-98 welcome. Participants under 17 must register with an accompanying adult.
Meet the author: Olympia author and biologist Ellen King Rice will discuss “The EvoAngel,” a thriller with deep roots in biological sciences, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Olympia Timberland Library. 313 Eighth Ave. SE. Free. Information: 360-352-0595.