Capitol Volkssport Club is hosting a guided walk on Thursday, October 5, which begins at Tumwater Falls Park 110 Deschutes Way SW.
Wakers will have the opportunity to watch the salmon run and listen to a short history on salmon hatchery operations by a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife representative.
The 10K walking option goes around Capitol Lake and to the Capitol Building, where a docent will give a short talk on the history of the building. Registration begins at 9:50 a.m.
“If the weather is good, bring a picnic lunch to eat at the park after the walk,” stated a news release about the event.
For more information on this event, contact Bill Spaulding at 253-414-8224 or visit the club web site at capitolvolkssportclub.org
Here are other local events this week:
Stammtisch Olympia: A group of German-speaking seniors meets at 5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month. Location varies. For details, call Gunther Hoffmann at 360-915-9079.
Panorama Republicans: Port of Olympia candidate Gigi McClure and Lacey Police officer Jesse Hadley with the anti-crime unit are the guest speakers. Meeting begins at 2 p.m. in the Quinault Auditorium at Panorama, 1751 Circle Lane SE, Lacey. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book discussion: Join a discussion on the book “The Distance Between Us,” 5 to 6:45 p.m., at Lacey Timberland Library, 500 College St. SE. Explore themes and share thoughts inspired by Reyna Grande’s memoir “The Distance Between Us,” which is part of the Timberland Reads program. Refreshments will be served. Information: 360-491-3860.
Fall Arts Walk: The twice yearly event will feature 44 performances and showcase the work of more than 144 artists at 89 locations in downtown Olympia. Event runs from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7. Arts Walk maps are available at participating event locations and olympiawa.gov/artswalk.
Book talk: Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding, co-editors of the book “Nasty Women,” will discuss feminism, resistance, and revolution in Trump’s America from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Avenue SE. Copies of the book will available for sale and signing. Information: 360-352-0595.
Tales of Strange Washington: Hear speakers talk about some infamous individuals and incidents in our state, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., State Archives Building, 1129 Washington St. SE, Olympia.
Immunization clinic: Mason General Hospital Oakland Bay Pediatrics, in partnership with Shelton School District, will hold an Immunization Clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oakland Bay Pediatrics, 247 Professional Way, Shelton. Open to all school age children five years and up in Mason County. Preregister by calling 360-426-3102.
Lacey Children’s Day: Meet Wonder Woman and Captain America, and enjoy crafts, activities and a noon concert by Brian Waite Band during Lacey Children’s Day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Huntamer Park, 618 Woodland Square Loop SE. Dress as your favorite super hero. Information: 360-491-0857.
Free concert: Tumwater Timberland Library presents musician Anjali Silva, 2-3 p.m. Accompanied by guitarist Steve Luceno, vocalist Silva will create a narrative of songs that will provide a deeper teaching of Mexican culture and the immigrants' experience from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St. Information: 360-943-7790.
Fall Arts Walk: The twice yearly event event will feature 44 performances and showcase the work of more than 144 artists at 89 locations in downtown Olympia. Runs from noon 5 p.m. on Saturday. Event maps and artist listing are available at participating event locations and online at: olympiawa.gov/artswalk.