LACEY: Republican candidates slated to be at picnic

Thurston County Republicans are hosting a "Patriots Day" picnic from 3-6 p.m. today at the Lacey Community Center's outdoor shelter, at 6729 Pacific Ave. S.E.

The group said in announcements that it is providing “burgers, drinks and great Republican candidates,” and attendees are asked to bring a side dish.

Republican legislative candidates from the 22nd, 20th, 2nd and 35th districts and Thurston County-level candidates have been invited, county chairman Scott Roberts said.

For more information, go to www.thurstonrepublicans.com or call 360-412-8087.