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What’s Happening for Nov. 14

Monday

Puget Sounders men’s chorus: Men wanted in preparation for caroling in the community. Chorus meets at 6:45 p.m. Mondays at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1601 North St. SE, Olympia. Information: Bob Hart, 360-754-9397 or barbershopbob@comcast.net.

Thursday

Music of the West African kora: Musician Sean Gaskell will perform on and demonstrate the kora, an ancient 21-string harp from West Africa, 7:30-8:45 p.m. at the Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. SE. Information: 360-352-0595 or trl.org.

Friday

Providence Mother Joseph Care Center bazaar: Residents host their 25th annual event 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at 3333 Ensign Road, Olympia. Information: Penny Hyer, 360-493-4634.

Saturday

Military gear: The Olympic Flight Museum event is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Olympia Regional Airport, 7637 Old Highway 99 SE, Tumwater. This event features unusual or historic examples of field gear, uniforms, insignia and other military or aviation accessories. Patrons are invited to enter the museum during set-up hours at 8 a.m. for a $10 entrance fee. General admission is $5 per person, active duty and retired veterans are admitted at half price with valid identification. Museum members and children 6 and younger are free. Information: olympicflightmuseum.com or call 360-705-3925.

Sharing Teens and Elders Project: STEP is a cross-generational volunteer program in which teens and elders bridge age barriers to form gratifying friendships, 11 a.m. at Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia, 98501. Information: 360-586-6181 or SouthSoundSeniors.org.

Writing workshop: Central Washington University professor Sonya Dunning leads a session in which participants are encouraged to bring a photo or other meaningful object to use as a writing prompt, and a favorite essay of fewer than 800 words, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Tenino Timberland Library, 172 Central Ave. W. Information, TRL.org.

International Games Day: From noon-5 p.m., game-lovers of all ages are invited to come play new and classic games at the Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE. For more information, call the library at 360-491-3860 or go to TRL.org.

Learn to meditate: Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center will present a day course on eliminating stress, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. No experience is needed. Cost is $25. For more information or to register, call 360-754-7787 or go to MeditateInOlympia.org. The course will be held at Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center at 211 Legion Way SW, Olympia.

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