Military Family Support Day
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today.
Where: East parking lot at Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. N.E., Lacey.
Includes: Food, activities for children, restored military vehicles and active-duty Strykers.
Sponsors: Created and sponsored by the Hawks Prairie Rotary Club and hosted by Cabela’s.
Interfaith Works event
What: Public event in response to hate crimes targeting Muslim Americans.
When: 7:30 p.m. today.
Where: Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2300 East End St. N.W.
Includes: Readings and teachings from the Quran, led by leaders of the Islamic Center of Olympia; remarks from local clergy; and discussion about religious intolerance.
Dock of the Bay Blues Festival
When: Begins at 8 a.m. today and continues through Sunday.
Where: Westport Inn, 2501 N. Nyhus St., Westport.
Includes: Opening ceremonies start at 8 a.m. today at Northwest Harley-Davidson, 8000 Freedom Lane N.E., Lacey, where a U.S. flag will be presented by Joint Base Lewis-McChord Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe to motorcycle club members. The flag will be transported to Westport by veterans who belong to the Marine Motorcycle Club and delivered to a Color Guard for presentation.
Admission: $15 for one day; $25 for two days; $10 for tonight’s dance; $35 for all events.
Tumwater Community Day
When: A ceremony in memory of people who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks begins at 10 a.m., followed by family activities and a discussion with Mayor Pete Kmet.
Where: Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road S.W.
Includes: Free child car seat inspections, face painting and crafts, free bicycle helmets for children, document shredding.