South Sound Calendar - This Week's Events

FREE!  CPR and AED Classics:  Thurston County Medic One offers CPR and AED at no charge! Citizens of Thurston County funded the program, which has trained thousands of residents to be able to help their neighbors and family. Several classes are offered per month. See website for dates & locations. 360-704-2790

FREE!  Tis Huberth Art Show:  See the solo art show by Tis Huberth in Steilacoom! The artwork, abstract in nature, triggers the imagination through the use of multiple layers of paint, ink, collage and other materials, creating expressive paintings of visual depth. Monday-Friday through Friday, August 31st. Steilacoom Fireside Gallery, 2301 S. Worthington St., Steilacoom.

Hands On Children's Museum Summer Splash - Riveropolis:  Kids won't want to miss flowing water play at Hands On Children's Museum's Summer Splash! The Riveropolis waterway exhibit will inspire investigation and experimentation as children build bridges and boats at nearby tinkering stations and get their hands wet exploring the properties of water July 19th-August 17th.  Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia.  360-956-0818

GET TICKETS NOW!  James & the Giant Peach Jr.:  "James & the Giant Peach Jr." marks the start of Apple Tree Productions' new season! See young, skillful actors in this adaptation of the classic, "James & the Giant Peach" in a beautiful theater setting. GET TICKETS NOW! Thursday-Saturday, July 19th-21st. Black Hills High School Performing Arts Center, Tumwater.  360-359-6685 

GET TICKETS NOW!  Beauty and the Beast Live at Tacoma Musical Playhouse:  Step into the enchanted world of Beauty and the Beast! This modern Broadway classic has played to over 35-million people in 13 countries and the stage version includes all the beloved songs you remember. Friday-Sunday, July 6th-29th. For more details, call 253-565-6867. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Ave., Tacoma.

GET TICKETS NOW!  Living History Cemetery Tour:  Have you ever stood in a cemetery and thought, "If only these stones could talk"? Take a fascinating tour and experience Tacoma's history in the living cemetery tour as collector Alice Miller will share memorbilia and stories of women in WWI (One) while dressed as a Salvation Army donut Lassie. Tours start every 20 minutes. GET TICKETS NOW! Friday-Saturday, July 20th-21st. Times: 6-7:40pm Friday, 5:40-7:40pm Saturday. Tacoma Historical Society Museum, 919 Pacific Ave., Tacoma.  253-472-3738 

FREE!  Marine Invertebrates:  Learn to identify marine invertebrates and other types of creepy crawlies that lurk in the mud beneath the waters of Puget Sound! The WET Science Center will have a presentation and give participants the chance to use a microscope to view worms, sea stars, clams, clabs and more. FREE! Saturday, July 21st, 10am-4pm (presentation at 2pm). WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia .  360-528-5742 

GET TICKETS NOW!  HWY 101 Wine Mixer:  Don't miss the HWY 101 Wine Mixer at the Port of Shelton! It's a full day of music, including Northwest band Everclear and other touring acts, plus beer & wine, food, and sensational scenery - all in one robust event. Saturday, July 21st noon-11pm. Port of Shelton, 250 W. Sanderson Way, Shelton.  360-426-1425

FREE!  Jawsome Shark Activities:  Celebrate Shark Month with jawsome shark activities! Join a research scientist from the Department of Fish and Wildlife for a view of shark teeth and jaws, videos, education and talk. It's fun for the whole family! Saturday, July 21st, 1-2pm. South Sound Estuarium, 309 State Avenue NE, Olympia.  360-292-2988 

GET TICKETS NOW!  Texas BBQ Fundraiser:  Help raise funds for Northwest Boxer Rescue and have some tantilizing Texas barbecue! Choose from pulled pork, chicken, ribs, barbecue beans, salad, potato salad and more, with profits going to the organization that matches foster dogs with owners. Saturday, July 21st, 5-10pm. VFW Wild West Post 91, 2000 S. Union Ave., Tacoma.

GET TICKETS NOW!  Barley & Berries Bash:  The "Barley & Berries" Bash is a waterfront evening with local wine and beer and lots of good vibes! Enjoy delicious food, a dessert dash and a silent auction, in addition to live music from Kim Archer! Saturday, July 21st, 6-8pm. Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St., Tacoma.

FREE!  Lacey in Tune - Justin James & Jumanji Movie:  Enjoy a double bill with a comedy-hypnosis performance by Justin James and then the movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle! Bring a lawn chair and blankets. Saturday, July 21st, 7pm. Huntamer Park, 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey.  360-438-2631 

GET TICKETS NOW!  Midnight Movie - The Rocky Horror Picture Show:  Be a part of the longest-running midnight movie in Olympia! The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a musical tribute to B-movies and sci-fi as filtered through the transgressive and camp attitudes of rock opera and punk. Have fun and live the movie! Prop bags will be available at concessions - sorry, no outside props allowed. Saturday, July 21st, 11:59pm (doors at 11pm). Capitol Theater, 206 5th Avenue SE, Olympia.  360-754-6670

Smart Irrigation Month in Olympia:  Less is more when it comes to watering your lawn in July! Lawns and landscapes are typically overwatered by 30 percent this month, leading to weed growth, disease and, of course, higher water bills. Get money saving tips and learn more about rebates on automated irrigation systems online. 360-570-3793

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