PROVIDENCE MOTHER JOSEPH CARE CENTER SPRING BAZAAR: The 18th annual spring bazaar runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 24 at 3333 Ensign Road NE, Olympia. Tables are available for vendors. Proceeds benefit the Resident Council Fund. Information: Penny Hyers, 360-493-4634.

48TH ANNUAL SILVER TEA: Sponsored by The Salvation Army Olympia Corps, with entertainment by the Capital High School Choir, the tea will run from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. May 2 at The Salvation Army, 1505 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia. Event includes a silent auction, cookies in a teacup for sale, and floral arrangements in teapots. Cost is a donation of $5 at the door. Money raised will support The Salvation Army.

THE MURDER MYSTERY CO. FUNDRAISER: Sponsored by The Most Excellent Prince Hall Grand Chapter Holy Royal Arch Masons, the social hour with a presentation begins at 6:15 p.m. June 20, with dinner and show kicking off at 7:15 p.m., at the Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia. Tickets are $60, and can be reserved online at or by calling 360-878-8984. The show benefits scholarships for the class of 2015, and homeless and hunger programs.

CONCERN FOR ANIMALS: This nonprofit needs dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, bird and chicken feed; cat litter, beds, blankets and towels in good condition; pet toys; dog houses, carriers and crates; leashes and collars; and gift cards for pet food and supplies. To arrange donation dropoff, call 360-456-8176 or visit Score Used Sports Store, Fluffy and Floyds, Les Schwab-Lacey, Ricks Automotive, Anytime Fitness-Lacey, Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center or The Dog House in Tenino. For more information or to make a cash donation, visit

THURSTON COUNTY FOOD BANK: This nonprofit needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks and dozen-egg cartons. Drop off donations from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Call 360-352-8597 for more information.