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 2-4 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.

ADOPT-A-PET FUNDRAISERS: Gardeners can find everything they need at a plant sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9 at Our Community Credit Union, 2948 Olympic Highway N, Shelton. For more information, call 360-432-3091 or Memorial Day Weekend Yard Sale is planned for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 23-25 at 940 E. Jensen Road, Shelton. Donated items are gladly accepted. A raffle for a one-night stay at Alderbrook Resort and Spa will be held June 1. Tickets can be purchased at the plant sale and at the Memorial Day yard sale, at the shelter, or by mail at Raffle c/o Adopt-A-Pet, 940 E. Jensen Road, Shelton.

MONTESANO SENIOR CENTER BENEFIT: Win a rally car ride and benefit the Montesano Senior Center. Raffle will be held May 11, and the ride will be May 14 in the Shelton area. Tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5, 13 for $10 and 30 for $20, and can be purchased through PayPal at or send cash or check to Olympus Ride, c/o Steve McQuaid, 817 N. Chehalis, Montesano, 98563. For information, call Steve McQuaid, 360-589-0885.

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.