Summer Guided Tours of the Schmidt House: Free guided tours of Tumwater’s historic Schmidt House are led by Bob Crim, who for 60 years has been the caretaker of the house and grounds. First Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Group tours are also available by appointment. The tour requires negotiating stairways. Donations accepted. Call 360-786-8117 or email email@example.com to reserve a spot or to arrange a group tour.
“Being Mortal:” Providence and Senior Services for South Sound present a free screening of the documentary “Being Mortal,” Tuesday at Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, and July 26 at Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave. SW. 1-3 p.m. both days. Discuss how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes about end-of- life goals. Information: 360-493- 5377 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Lecture Series: This week’s lecture: Adapting to Change: Climate Impacts and Innovation in Puget Sound. The free lectures are held every Wednesday evening during July and August, 7 p.m. at the Norm Dicks Visitor Center auditorium at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, off I-5 at exit 114.The entrance fee is waived for those attending the lectures. The visitor center will be open. Information: 360-753-9467.
Music in the Park: Olympia’s annual free concert series continues with the The Olson Brothers Band, 7-8 p.m., at Sylvester Park.
Rochester High School All School Reunion and Potluck: Noon, with doors opening at 10 a.m. at the Rochester Middle School, 9937 US-12. Beverages, plates and utensils provided. Short business meeting at 1 pm. An optional $4.39 donation is welcomed.
Cocktail Party & Garden Open: Savor handcrafted cocktails with native plant infusions created by Katie Rains, and enjoy live music by Daven Tillinghast, from 5-8 p.m., at 1524 Giles Ave. NW, Olympia. A $25 ticket includes entry, hors d’oeuvres and one drink. Nonalcoholic drinks will be available. Buy tickets or learn more at NativePlantSalvage.org. The Garden Open will feature a low-water, high-style urban oasis designed by Susan Tuzzolino.
PC & J and The Percolators: An evening of musical innovations at the Lacey Timberland Library, 7-9 p.m. All Timberland Regional Library programs are free. The Lacey Timberland Library is at 500 College St. SE. Information: 360-491-3860or TRL.org.
Rochester High School 50th reunion: The Rochester High School Class of 1966 is celebrating its 50th reunion. There will be an informal meet-and-greet from 4:30 -7:30 Friday at River’s Edge Restaurant, 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive, Tumwater. There is no fee to attend. Optional food and beverages available. The reunion dinner and celebration begins with a social hour at 5 p.m. Saturday, at the Lucky Eagle Event Center, 12888 188th Ave SW, Rochester. A deluxe buffet dinner will be served from 6-8 pm. Cost is $24.25 each, inclusive. Classmates not registered for dinner are welcome to arrive at 8 p.m. Call 360-701-3359 for information.
Olympia Horseshoe Pitching Tournament: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Yauger Park, 3100 Capital Mall Drive SW, Olympia.
Patio sale: The Panorama Benevolent Fund fundraiser on the Panorama campus, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Follow the signs just past 14th Avenue On Sleater Kinney Road Southeast. The sale supports programs and services for the Panorama community. Information: 360-438-5953.