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Events calendar

Events, etc.

SOUTH SOUND

Project Runway at Harmony Antiques, 6 p.m. Nov. 10, Harmony Antiques, 113 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia. For rules and information, call 360-956-7072.

Capital City Jazz Band Festival, local high school bands play from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and the Navy Concert Band plays at 7 p.m. Nov. 11, The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. For ticket information, call 360-539-8733.

Delifest - Third annual klezmer music and deli-style food festival, 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Temple Beth Hatfiloh, 201 Eighth Ave. S.E., Olympia. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. 360-352-1533.

Spirit of Christmas Charity Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17-18, Lacey Community Church, 4501 19th Ave. S.E., Lacey. 360-491-1741.

Moms Club of Tumwater Holiday Fundraiser Bazaar, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 18, Littlerock Fire Department, 10828 Littlerock Road S.W., Olympia. 360-570-1617.

Longhouse Holiday Native Arts Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, 2700 Evergreen Parkway N.W., Olympia. 360-867-6413.

Sunrise Beach School's Live and Silent Auction, Christmas Play and Dessert, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, River Ridge Covenant Church, 7945 Steilacoom Road S.E., Lacey. $5. 360-866-1343.

Alternative Gift Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. 360-754-5397.

19th annual Christmas Auction, noon Dec, 2, Littlerock Tavern, 6520 128th Ave. S.W., Littlerock. A spaghetti feed will follow the event. All proceeds benefit local families and organizations in need of support during the holidays. 360-357-9208, 360-786-8026 or 360-273-9843.

Bingo, doors open at 6:30 and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Rainier Sportsman Club, 400 Alaska St., Rainier. Ages 12 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 360-446-2443.

Bingo, doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, or doors open at 11:30 a.m. and bingo starts at 1 p.m. Thursdays, Olympia Elks Lodge, 1818 Fourth Ave., Olympia. 360-753-0186.

Briggs Community YMCA, 1530 Yelm Highway S.E., Olympia. Public events: Full Circle Lifestyle Management, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, free; Middle School Late Night for children in grades 6-8, Saturdays. Members only: Let's Dance!, Wednesdays - slow and easy from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or fast, calorie-burning from 12:35-1:30 p.m. 360-753-6576.

Experience Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching and Relationship Coaching, 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Art of Life Coaching, 606 Columbia Ave., Olympia. Free. 360-709-9088.

Free Tours of the Sand Man Tugboat, visitors are welcome on board when the boat is open, mainly on weekends from mid-morning to mid-afternoon at Percival Landing. Go to www.tugsandman.org.

Free wedding workshops, 6:30-8 p.m. third Wednesday of every month, Elyse's Catering, 3238 Capitol Blvd. S., Tumwater. 360-943-5555.

Knitting group, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Borders Books & Music, 2415 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. 360-352-3438.

Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way N., Olympia. Offering the freshest local produce, seafood, live entertainment and more. Events: Christmas Market, throughout December. Live entertainment between 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Weavers Guild, Nov. 11; The Intrusions, Nov. 12 and Dec. 3; Spot the Dog, Nov. 18 and Dec. 9; Ambertide, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17; Size 4, Nov. 25 and Dec. 10; Greg Park, Nov. 26; Bevy, Dec. 2; David Wayne, Dec. 16. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 24. 360-352-9096 or www.farmers-market.org.

Singles Volleyball, sponsored by the Olympia Mountaineers, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Lions Park, 800 Wilson St., Olympia. $3 members, $4 no nmembers. 360-412-1820.

Thurston County Flea Market, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday the third weekend of each month (except July and December), Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road, Lacey. 360-459-1178.

Vinyasa Yoga classes, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Wild Grace Arts, 211 Legion Way, Olympia. $12 per class or $80 for a class card. 360-754-3983 or www.wildgracearts.com.

Wolf Haven, 3111 Offut Lake Road, Tenino. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends; closed the month of February. Guided walking tours every hour; last tour at 3 p.m. $8 adults, $7 seniors, military and students, $6 ages 3-12, free for ages 3 and younger. 360-264-4695 or www.wolfhaven.org.

Yoga classes, level I meets 5:30-6:45 p.m. Thursdays and level II meets 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Waves Studio, 312 Columbia St., Olympia. First class for newcomers is free. 360-432-3635 or www.livingspirityoga.com.

Yoga classes at Oly Yoga, 1005 Fourth Ave. E. Morning Yoga, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. Saturdays; Noon Yoga, 12:05-1:20 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Restorative Yoga, 4 p.m. Sundays; Beginning Ashtanga (prior yoga experience suggested), 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. Fridays; open yoga for all levels, seven days a week. 360-753-0772 or www.olyyoga.com.

OUT OF TOWN

Ezra Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup. Events: Christmas at the Mansion, Dec. 1-20. 253-848-1770.

Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad: Scenic rides are featured from Elbe to Mineral Lake. $15 adults, $14 ages 62 and older, $10 ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and younger. 360-569-2351.

Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 43 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. 360-482-2651, 360-482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. Events: South Sound Gem, Opal America's Largest Antique Craft Great Train Expo, Nov. 18-19; A Victorian Country Christmas, Nov. 29-Dec. 3. General information: 253-841-5045, 253-845-1771 or www.thefair.com.

Dance classes

SOUTH SOUND

Adult ballroom, 7:30 p.m. Wednedays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. A 6-week course. 360-412-8225.

Adult jazz workout with Jazzy Jean, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Adult tap class, level 1 meets at 7:30 p.m.Thursdays and level 2 meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Adult tap dance class, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Prosperity Grange Hall, 3701 Steamboat Island Road, Olympia. $60 for six classes. 360-866-7091.

Adult/teen hip-hop, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Afro-Brasilian dance classes, Tuesdays, Eagles Hall, 805 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. Beginner's class, 5:45-7:15 p.m.; ongoing class, 7:30-9 p.m. $54 for six weeks. Drop-ins are $15 first class then $10 thereafter. 360-357-3837.

Ballet, gymnastic, jazz, tap, lyrical and hip-hop, for all ages and levels. Days and times vary depending on age and level, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Ballet classes, for grade-schoolers, pre-teens, teens and adults - beginner through advanced, Johansen School of Ballet, 412 Jefferson St. S.E., Olympia. Classes assigned by age and experience. 360-943-8011.

Ballet classes, for all ages and levels. Days and times vary depending on age and class. Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. 360-456-6350.

Ballroom/Social Dance Class taught by Rhett Powers and Shona Bailey Powers, 6 p.m. Sundays, Olympia Elks Lodge, 1818 Fourth Ave., Olympia. $12 per class (one hour), $15 workshop rate (hour and a half) or $43 for four weeks. Private lessons are available for $70 per student or couple. To register, call 253-472-0391.

Basic Ballroom Bootcamp, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Call for location. 360-754-6697.

Beginning belly dance, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays, Woman's Club, 1002 Washington St., Olympia. 360-459-3694.

Belly dance, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Mas Uda Studio, 5840 Stellar Lane S.E., Lacey. $20 per month. Registration required. 360-459-3694.

Broadway Bound, dance classes for children, teens and adults featuring theater dance, tap, jazz and Irish dance classes, Ballet Arts Olympia, 2948 29th St. S.W., Tumwater. $50 per session. Times vary depending on age and class taken. 360-943-7781.

Contemporary Dance: Technique and Improvisation, 7:15-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Fusion - The Integrated Body, 302 Columbia St., Olympia. An ongoing class. $12 per class or $80 for eight classes. 360-754-3983.

Country, line and swing dance lessons, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, 3929 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. Offered by Evergreen Country Dancers of Olympia. Singles, couples and all ages welcome. $4 nonmembers, $2 members, discounted fees for ages 9 and younger, individual membership is $12 annually. 360-352-8933.

Dance Lab: Modern Dance Technique and Improvisation, 3:30-5 p.m. Saturdays, Fusion - The Integrated Body, 302 Columbia St., Olympia. 360-754-3983.

Fundamentals of Movement/Expressive Dance & Butoh Technique, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Fusion - The Integrated Body, 302 Columbia St. Olympia. $55 for four classes. Sessions start the first Saturday of each month. 360-596-9696.

Hip-hop classes, second through fourth grade, fourth through seventh grade, teens and adults and "Mothers and Others," Johansen School of Ballet, 412 Jefferson St. S.E., Olympia. 360-943-8011.

Hip-hop class, for ages 10 and older. 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. Registration required. 360-456-6350.

Intermediate Ballet technique for teens and adults, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Capitol City Ballet, 1802 State Ave. N.E., Olympia. 3 60-870-1587.

Irish dance lessons, taught by the Comerford School of Irish Dance, Wednesdays, Columbian Hall, 6794 Martin Way, Olympia. Beginners at 4:15 p.m., intermediate at 5 p.m. and advanced at 6 p.m. Registration required. 360-956-0350.

Irish dance lessons, traditional Irish Step and Ceili classes offered by Scoil Rince Slieveloughane. Classes available for ages 3 and older. For locations and times, call 360-754-4579.

Jazz/hip-hop class, for all ages and levels. Days and times vary depending on age and class. Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. Registration required. 360-456-6350.

Jazz and tap classes, for ages 5 through adult, Johansen School of Ballet, 412 Jefferson St. S.E., Olympia. Classes assigned by age and experience. 360-943-8011.

Jazz/teen hip-hop, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Latin square dancing, the casino de rueda, 6-7 p.m. level I, 7-8 p.m. level II and 8-9 p.m. practice dance, Wednesdays, Studio 321, 321 Jefferson St. N., Olympia. $50 for four weeks. Sessions start the first week of each month. 360-584-8405.

Learn to Dance - waltz, foxtrot, rumba, cha cha, tango, jive, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Lac-a-Do Hall, 1721 46 Ave. N.E., Olympia. $8 per couple. 360-438-1236.

Modern dance, 7:15-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Fusion - The Integrated Body, 302 Columbia St., Olympia. $12 drop-in or $80 for eight classes. 360-754-3983.

Monthly dance classes at The Valley, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, The Valley Athletic Club, 4833 Tumwater Valley Drive S.E., Tumwater. Western 2 step, November, waltz and foxtrot, December. $70 per couple or $45 per person for nonmembers. 360-352-3400, ext. 210.

Power Tap class for adults, 7:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, high-impact dance, 6749 Martin Way E., Lacey. $35 per month. 360-493-0707.

Salsa lessons with Salsa de Cuba, Mondays, The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. 6-7 p.m. level I, 7-8 p.m. level II and 8-9 p.m. level III. $40 for four-week session. 360-584-8405.

Salsa lessons, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Chloe Clark Elementary School, 1700 Palisades, DuPont. $7.50-$10. 253-222-0105 or www.socialdancing.net.

Samba Olywa drumming and dancing, weekly practices, 5-7 p.m. Sundays, Procession Studio, corner of Eighth and Central, Olympia. $5 donation. 360-357-3837.

Scottish Highland Dancing, Mondays and Thursdays, 610 Columbia St. S.W., Olympia. Times vary depending on age. Ages 3 and older. Registration required. 360-357-5055.

Square dance lessons offered by Olympia Area Square Dancers Inc., 7-9 p.m. Mondays and Thursday, Lac-a-Do Hall, 1721 46 Ave. N.E., Olympia. $4 adults, $2 youths. 360-491-0572.

Swing and Rock & Roll with Dave, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays, Olympia Downtown YMCA, 510 Franklin St. S.E., Olympia. A program for those who want to learn to dance and for those who already dance, led by Dave Lynch. $10 full members, $18 basic members for four-week session or $5 drop-in fee for the community. 360-357-6609.

Tap dance classes, for all ages and levels. Days and times vary depending on age and class. Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. Registration required. 360-456-6350.

Teen/adults beginning ballet, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, Capitol City Ballet, 1802 State Ave. N.E., Olympia. 360-402-5221.

Waves Studio dancing and other workshops, 510 Columbia St. S.W., Olympia. Drop-in classes: Sweat Your Prayers, 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays; Hip-Hop, 5:45-7 p.m. Mondays and Wed nesdays; Yoga, 5:50-6:45 p.m. Tuesday and 7:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Moving Meditation, 5:45-6:45 p .m. Thursdays; Waves, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays. 360-705-9100.

For kids

SOUTH SOUND

2-D Fun art class, ages 6-12, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sidedoor Studio, 314 Capitol Way N., Olympia. $55 for four weeks. 360-705-1818.

ABC Ballet, ages 2-12, pre-ballet through level 2. Classes held at Ballet Arts Olympia, 2948 29th St. S.W., Tumwater. Day and evening classes available. 360-943-7781.

Absolute Ballet, (level 1 through advanced), Ballet Arts Olympia, 2948 29th St. S.W., Tumw ater. Day and evening classes available. 360-943-7781.

Creative Movement for ages 4-6, 4:45-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Capitol City Ballet, 1802 State Ave. N.E., Olympia. 360-951-6725.

Intermediate Ballet technique for teens and adults, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Capitol City Ballet, 1802 State Ave. N.E., Olympia. 360-870-1587.

Dancing Down Broadway, for ages 7 and older, 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. Registration required. Registration required. 360-456-6350.

Future Stars dance/gymnastics sessions for ages 3 1/2 to 5, 4:15-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 10-10:45 p.m. a.m. Saturdays and 5:30-6:15 p.m. Sundays, Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. Registration required. Registration required. 360-456-6350.

Junior jazz hip-hop, 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Kids power tap classes, Tuesdays, High Impact Dance, 6749 Martin Way E., Lacey. $30-$35 per month. Registration required. 360-493-0707.

Late Night Teen, ages 14-18, 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, Downtown YMCA, 510 Franklin St. S.E., Olympia. Games, swimming, basketball, racquetball, crafts, movies, snacks and classes. Identification required. Free. 360-357-6609.

Playschool by the Bay, ages 3-5, The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. 9:30 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. 360-753-8380.

Pre-ballet/creative dance, for ages 1-6, Johansen School of Ballet, 412 Jefferson St. S.E., Olympia. Several classes available, sorted by age group. 360-943-8011.

Sparklers dance/gymnastics sessions for ages 4 1/2 to 6, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays and noon-1 p.m. Saturdays, Debbi's Dance Etc., 6715 Martin Way E., Olympia. Registration required. 360-456-6350.

Tiny tot gymnastics, ages 4-6, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Tiny tot tap class, ages 4-6, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Tiny tot jazz class, ages 4-6, 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Studio One Dance and Acro Centre, 3660 Pacific Ave. S.E., Suite B, Olympia. 360-412-8225.

Youth Kung Fu training, for ages 9-15, 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Sidedoor Studio, 314 Capitol Way N., Olympia. $45 per month. 360-705-1818 or www.vermillion-art.com.

Zoomba, music, singing, dancing and socializing. 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, The Valley Athletic Club, 4833 Tumwater Valley Drive S.E., Tumwater. For ages 2-6. 360-352-3400.

Museums, zoos

SOUTH SOUND

Hands On Children's Museum, 106 11th Ave. S.W., Olympia. Exhibits: "Japan and Nature, Spirits of the Seasons," through Jan. 8; Good For You Gallery; Backyard Wilderness; Tot Spot Early Learning Gallery; Build It; and Working Waterfront. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $6.95 adults and ages 2 and older, $5.95 seniors, $3.95 ages 10-23 months, free for ages 9 months and younger. Free admission first Friday of each month from 5-9 p.m. 360-956-0818 or www.hocm.org.

Henderson House Museum, 602 Deschutes Way S.W., Tumwater. Exhibit: The Henderson House Museum's 100th Anniversary. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Suggested donation $2 adults, $1 ages 12-18. 360-754-4217.

Olympic Flight Museum, 7637 Old Highway 99 S.E., Tumwater. Museum maintains and operates vintage warplanes. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $5 general, $3 ages 7-12, free for members and ages 6 and younger. 360-705-3925 or www.olympicflightmuseum.com.

Tenino Depot Museum, 1914 sandstone train depot building, Tenino. Tenino wooden money, sandstone and artifacts from south Thurston County. Free admission. 360-264-7273.

Washington State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. W., Olympia. Events: Memoir Writing Group, 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday. Exhibits: "To Place Her Name in History," through November 2006; "Becoming Citizens: Family Life and the Politics of Disability," through Jan. 6. Ongoing: "Her Present, Proud Position: Olympia as Washington's State Capital." Classes for adults and children. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $2 adults, $1.75 ages 60 and older, $1 ages 6-18, free for ages 6 and younger. 360-753-2580.

OUT OF TOWN

Fort Lewis Military Museum, Building 4320, Fort Lewis. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Free. 253-967-7206.

The Museum of Flight, 9404 Marginal Way S., Seattle. Exhibits: "Leonardo da Vinci: Man, Inve ntor, Genius," through Jan, 28; Presidential jet of former presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon. Guided tours at 10:30 and 11 a.m. daily. Events: 737 Airliner Theater: "Time Flies: A Century of Flight." Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays. Admission: $14 adults, $13 ages 65 and older, $7.50 ages 5-17, free for ages 4 and younger. Free admission, first Thursday of each month from 5-9 p.m. 206-764-5720.

Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th Ave. E., Seattle. Ongoing : "Gorilla In Our Midst," "History 'R' Us," "Salmon Stakes," "As the Century Turns," "Seattle in the 1880s," "The Great Seattle Fire," "Intercoastal Navigation and the Panama Canal." Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $5.50 adults, $3 ages 55 and older and ages 6-12, $1 ages 2-5. 206-324-1126.

Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle. Permanent exhibits: "Dinosaurs: A Journey Through Time," Tropical Butterfly House, Insect Village, Tech Zone, Water Works, K5 First Alert Weather Center, Saltwater Tide Pool, Puget Sound Model, Kids Works, Body Works and Science Playground. Laser shows available at the Willard W. Smith Planetarium. Admission: $10 adults, $8.50 ages 65 and older, $7 ages 3-12, free for ages 2 and younger, ages 13 and younger free with adult, $5 extra for IMAX films or laser matinee. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 206-443-2001 or www.pacsci.org.

Seattle Museum of the Mysteries, 623 Broadway Ave. E., Seattle. Event: Weird Sciences Group, first Friday of each month. Admission: $2. 206-328-6499.

Children's Museum of Tacoma, Kress Building, 936 Broadway. Exhibits: "Polar Dreams," "Still Life: Lessons from a Bowl of Fruit," "A Place to Play," "Grubby Gardeners & Cafe Ole," "The Learning Lounge: School Readiness." Call for weekday classes. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: First Fridays are free. $4 children, $3 adults, free for ages 2 and younger. 253-627-6031.

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Ongoing : "Her Present Proud Position: Olympia as Washington State Capital," "Remembering Medicine Creek," "Great Hall of Washington History," "Model Railroad" under construction. Call for more lectures, children's art workshops and programs. Admission: $8 ages 18 and older, $7 ages 60 and older, $6 students and military. Parking is $1 an hour, $5 a day. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 888-BE-THERE.

Northwest Trek, 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville. Wildlife park with animals in native Northwest habitat. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 24. Admission: $12 general, $11 ages 65 and older, $8 ages 5-12, $5 ages 3-4, ages 2 and younger get in free, discounts for Pierce County residents. 360-832-6117 or www.nwtrek.org.

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 Pearl St. N., Tacoma. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Dec. 31. Admission: $10 general, $9 seniors ages 62 and older, $8 ages 4-13, free for ages 3 and younger. Discounts for groups, Pierce Co unty residents, military and AAA members. 253-591-5337 or www.pdza.org.

Seattle Aquarium, Pier 59, 1483 Alaskan Way. Exhibits: "Pacific Dreams," paintings by Melissa S. Cole, through September; Moon jellyfish and sea nettles; ancient and exotic nautilus; Sound to Mountain exhibit; Rocky Cliff exhibit. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission: $12 adults, $8 ages 6-12, $5 ages 3-5, free for ages 2 and younger. 206-386-4300.

Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Admission: $7-$10, free for ages 2 and younger. Parking is $3.50. Hours: Open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.206-684-4800 or www.zoo.org.

Events for seniors

SOUTH SOUND

Honor Our Veterans ceremony, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 9, Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. 360-586-6181.

Lotions and Bath Salts with Anne Watson, 3 p.m. Nov. 13, Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. $15. Registration required. 360-407-3967.

Windhorse Reiki presentation with Jenn Kurtz, 3 p.m. Nov. 14, Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. 360-407-3967.

Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18, Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. 360-407-3967.

Traditional Thanksgiving Meal, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 21, Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. 360-586-6181.

Senior Dance, 2-4 p.m. the first, third and fifth (when applicable) Thursday of each month, The Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. $5 members, $6 nonmembers. 360-407-3967.

Ballroom dancing, 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Senior Services for South Sound, 222 Columbia St. N.W., Olympia. Caregivers must accompany dancers if needed. $5. 360-586-6181.

Old Town Center Senior Jam, Seniors can bring instruments or just listen, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Old Town Center, 215 N. Second Ave. S.W., Tumwater. 360-754-4160.

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