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What’s Happening for Nov. 18

David Horgen of Olympia slides a turkey down the frozen food aisle at Bayview Thriftway during the store's first Turkey Bowl in 2009.
David Horgen of Olympia slides a turkey down the frozen food aisle at Bayview Thriftway during the store's first Turkey Bowl in 2009. Olympian file photo

Saturday

Holiday Market at Panorama: This bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Panorama auditorium, 1670 Circle Loop SE, Lacey, offers handcrafted items made by Panorama residents, including jewelry, wood work, quilts, knit goods, metal shop items, pottery, Christmas decorations and art. Information: Sharon McGinley, 360-438-5449

Friends of the Shelton Library book sale: Inexpensive books, DVDs, CDs and classic VCR tapes, plus rare and collectible books will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the William G. Reed Shelton Timberland Library, 710 W. Alder St. You can get a sneak peek at items at tinyurl.com/yc94lzqd. Proceeds go toward funding programs and services for children, teens and adults that are not fully covered by the Timberland Regional Library budget.

Novel launch: Author Meagan Macvie will launch her debut young adult novel set in Alaska, “The Ocean in My Ears,” at 7:30 p.m. at Browser’s Books, 107 Capitol Way N., Olympia. Macvie was born and raised in Alaska, and she received her master’s degree in fine arts in fiction from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. Her work appeared in the short story anthology Timberland Writes Together. Information: meaganmacvie.com, tinyurl.com/yakakxud.

Olympia High School BEARzaar: Shop at more than 170 handmade craft and antique vendors from 9 a.m.-4.p.m. Free admission, although early entry from 8:15-9 a.m. is $5. Canned food donations accepted. The school is at 1302 North St., Olympia.

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day: Twenty22Many will observe the day from noon to 3 p.m. at 322 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. The day’s event will include a screening of “The Journey: A Story of Healing and Hope,” a documentary about suicide loss, as well a follow-up featurette, “The Journey Revisited,” in which six of the people featured in the original film gather three years later to reflect. Information: afsp.org, 253-777-5857, twenty22many.olympia@gmail.com.

Frozen Turkey Bowl: Bayview Thriftway is hosting its annual Frozen Turkey Bowl giveaway from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring in a nonperishable food item to donate to the Thurston County Food Bank for a chance to bowl. Bowl a strike and win a free turkey (while supplies last, and just one turkey per family). Bowl a spare and get a free bag of groceries. The store is at 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia.

Holiday Market Bazaar: First United Methodist Church of Olympia, 1224 Legion Way SE, will offer handmade items, fresh Christmas wreaths, a pay-by-the-pound cookie walk, auction of handmade items and gift baskets, a fish pond for kids, plus pie and coffee. Proceeds support local and international nonprofits.

Monday

Reception for outgoing school board members: The reception will recognize the three outgoing Olympia School Board members: Eileen Thomson, who has been on the board since 2008; Justin Montermini, who has been on the board since 2011; and Mark Campeau, who has been on the board since 2008. The event will be from 6-6:30 p.m., just prior to the regular school board meeting, at the Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA), 2400 15th Ave. SE. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Tuesday

Fly fishing talk: South Sound Fly Fishers will welcome former Olympian outdoors columnist Chester Allen to present insight on “Flyfishing for Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass in the Pacific Northwest” at 6:30 p.m. at the North Olympia Fire Station (Boston Harbor Fire Station), 5046 Boston Harbor Road NE. Information: southsoundflyfishers.org.

Wednesday

Fireside Jams: Yelm Timberland Library hosts Fireside Jams for adult and teen musicians of all skill levels from 5:30-7 p.m. Bring your acoustic instrument and be ready to participate at this open music session. Limited numbers of ukuleles and guitars also will be available for use. Information: 360-458-3374.

Friday

Tellebration: A concert of oral storytelling for adults, including folktales, myths, legends, and current-day humorous stories, told by the tellers from the South Sound Story Guild, begins at 7 p.m. at Traditions Cafe, 300 Fifth Ave SW, Olympia. Admission by $10 donation.

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