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What’s Happening for Dec. 6

FILE PHOTO: Santa Claus and his wife ride the train to the Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Centennial Station in 2008.
FILE PHOTO: Santa Claus and his wife ride the train to the Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Centennial Station in 2008. Staff photographer

Dec. 10

Santa takes the train: The Kringles will arrive at 10 a.m. on Train No. 502 at 10 a.m. at the Lacey train station, 6600 Yelm Highway SE, Lacey. Call 923-4602 for directions. Information: Bobbe Andersen at 360-357-5610

Tree lighting in Tumwater: Join Tumwater Parks and Recreation 2-5 p.m. at the Tumwater Fire Station and City Hall, 311 Israel Road SW, Tumwater. Information: 360-754-4160 or ci.tumwater.wa.us/treelighting.

Human Rights Day: The Rachel Corrie Foundation is hosting this program from 6-9 p.m. at Abigail Stuart House, 1002 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Speakers Morning Star Means and Earth-Feather Sovereign will present “Standing Rock, Human Rights and Women.” Music by Benjamin Sitting Bull, a Plains Indian singer, flutist and drummer. For a $35 ticket, guests receive entrance, food and two drinks. Tickets: bit.ly/2gPZMMK.

Wrinkles of Washington: This Christmas performance benefits senior services. It begins at 2 p.m. at the Olympia Senior Center, 222 Columbia St., Olympia. Admission is $10. Information: robert.a.williams@comcast.net.

SOGO Ho Ho Brass Choir Show: Hear all your favorite holiday movie music, including songs from “Charlie Brown's Christmas,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “White Christmas,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Muppets Christmas Carol” and more at 2 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1925 Boulevard Road SE, Olympia. Purchase tickets at the door ($5 for students, $10 for adults and seniors, $25 for a family). Information: studentorchestras.org

Dec. 10-11

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: The event is 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday at the Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave SE, Olympia. Tickets are $15, or $26 for both nights. Discounts are available for Sunday ($12 for Mountaineers, military, students and Olympia Film Society members). Information: mountaineers.org/about/branches-committees/olympia-branch/events/banff-mountain-film-festival or 206-521-6000.

Dec. 15

Olympia World Affairs Council: “Global Issues Confronting the Trump Administration,” 7:30 pm, Thurston Economic Development Council, 4220 Sixth Avenue SE, Lacey. Discussion this month: Moderated discussion with audience participation of four major issues confronting the incoming Trump administration: Relations with Russia and Cyberwarfare; Climate Change; Trade and Trade Agreements; and Immigration and Refugee Policies. For more information: 360/866-1652.

Dead Feminists: “An Ode to Powerful, History-Making Women” highlights the accomplishments of 27 women. The authors will speak 7-9 p.m. at the Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College Street SE. Information: 360-491-3860.

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