Happenings for the week of Nov. 19-25


“Starmites, A Rock Musical”: The show, presented by North Thurston High School Drama, is set for 7:30 p.m. at the Koval Center for the Performing Arts, at North Thurston High School, 600 Sleater-Kinney Road N.E., Lacey. Admission is $6.

Nisqually Salmon Watcher Program: The Nisqually Stream Stewards Program seeks volunteers to help monitor streams within the Nisqually River watershed during spawning season. Volunteer training is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, 100 Brown Farm Road (off Exit 114). Registration: Don Perry, 360-438-8687, ext. 2143, or perry.don@

All K9s Go To Heaven: A group that provides gear and equipment for police and military K-9s will host a 2012 Cops & Dogs calendar sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. N.E., Lacey. The cost is $12.

Fourth Occasional Olympia Vinyl Record show: Forty dealers from all over the Pacific Northwest will be selling vinyl records, CDs, cassettes and memorabilia from 5-9 p.m. at the Olympia Elk’s Lodge, 1818 Fourth Ave. E. Visit, or call Mike Dixon, 360-888-2361, for more information.


Barb’s Family & Friends Community Thanksgiving meal: Set for noon-6 p.m. at United Churches, 110 11th Ave S.E., Olympia. Warm clothes, coats and blankets will be available for those in need. Donations and volunteers are needed. 360-485-9931.

Nov. 26

Hexen Holiday Bazaar: The bazaar, which features glass work by local artists, is set for from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 3008 29th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. 360-705-8758 or

Nov. 27

Fundraiser for Concern for Animals: The event, which includes food, drinks and an exhibition of art, is set for 2-9 p.m. at South Bay Dickerson’s, 619 Legion Way S.E. All proceeds go to Concern for Animals. Call 360-870-9691 for information.

Dec. 1

Restoration of the Nisqually River forum: The public can participate in the forum, featuring Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Chairman Billy Frank Jr., along with David Troutt and Georgianna Kautz from the Nisqually Tribe and Daniel Hull of the Nisqually Reach Nature Center, from 6-9 p.m. at Traditions Cafe, 300 Fifth Ave., Olympia.