Winter Community Pride Night: A recognition event for Shelton School District winter sports and school clubs, 5:30 p.m. in the Shelton High School minidome, 3737 N. Shelton Springs Road.
Resistance: Iyad Burnat, who works with the Bil’in Popular Committee in Palestine, will talk about his new book “Bil’in and the Nonviolent Resistance.” 7-9 p.m. at Traditions Fair Trade Cafe, 300 Fifth Ave. NE, Olympia. The event is sponsored by the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice.
Help clean a garden: The city of Olympia seeks volunteers to help clean up the Yashiro Japanese Garden in downtown, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Help rake leaves and yank invasive plants and weeds. Meet at the entrance to the park at 1010 Plum St. SE. Park at the Lee Creighton Center at 900 Plum St. SE.
‘Tellebration’: Humorous stories, folktales and personal stories, told by the South Sound Story Guild players, 7 p.m., Traditions Cafe, 300 Fifth Ave., Olympia. For adults and kids who can listen like adults. $10 admission.
Panorama Republicans: Speaker is Michael Cade, executive director of the Thurston County Economic Development Council, 2 p.m., in the basement auditorium of the Quinault apartment building, 1835 Circle Lane, Lacey.
Scoil Rince Slieveloughane: The largest Irish dance troupe in the Pacific Northwest will perform at the Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St., from 1-1:45 p.m. Information: 360-943-7790 or TRL.org.
Parade of Lighted Ships: 5-6 p.m., at Port Plaza. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and get candy canes for the kids. Information: Contact the Olympia Yacht Club, at email@example.com or Olympia Downtown Association at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tree Lighting at Ralph’s: 5-7 p.m. in Ralph’s parking lot, 1908 Fourth Ave E., Olympia. Santa will be available for photos. Roosevelt Elementary and Reeves Middle School orchestra students will perform.
“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out” BB gun tournament: The eighth annual BB gun fun shoot is at 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Capitol City Rifle and Pistol Club indoor range, quarter-mile south of Littlerock on Littlerock Road. All ages, but children must be accompanied by adults. The “Christmas Story” movie begins at 2:30. $12 adult with one child, $22 maximum per family. Call Will Ulry 360-701-8105.
Dec. 3, 10
Wrinkles of Washington: Two Christmas performances benefit senior services, 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Virgil Clarkson Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Avenue SE, Lacey; and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St., Olympia. Tickets are $10. Information: email@example.com.