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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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  • FREE! Oil Drip Inspections to Stop Pollution:

    Eliminate pollutants from auto leaks and keep Olympia clean! Participating auto shops are conducting free visual leak inspections (an $80 value) to keep motor oil off streets, which eventually makes it to rivers and streams. If there is a problem, the driver will receive a coupon for $10 off service (up to $50) to fix it. Through Sunday, December 31st. See www.fixcarleaks.org for more details.


    Through Sunday, December 31st
    Participating auto repair shops, Olympia
    360-570-3794

  • Bus to Seahawks Home Games from Olympia:

    For a nominal fee South Sound Seahawks Bus Club provides safe and friendly transportation to all of the Seahawks home games. Any profits from the sale of bus seats or the raffle of Seahawk items held on each bus is used to support the local food bank. Last year they provided the Thurston County Food Bank with 60 Turkeys and $1000 for Thanksgiving, with another $1000 at Christmas. Further information at HTTPS://SSSBusClub.org 



    depart from O'Blarney's Irish Pub, 4411 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98516
    EBohl@SSSBusclub.org http://sssbusclub.org

  • Dispute Resolution Center Volunteers:

    Become a Dispute Resolution Center volunteer! This important work greatly helps your community - the non-profit group is dedicated to conflict resolution and prevention in the South Sound. For more details, call Joe Sanders at 360-956-1155.


    Volunteer today!
    Dispute Resolution Center, Olympia
    360-956-1155

  • GET TICKETS NOW! Olympia Film Festival - Celebrating Women In Film:

    "Celebrating Women In Film" is the theme of this year's Olympia Film Festival! Screening more than 25 films by women directors in 10 days, the festival will feature a panel discussion on closing night. Get tickets now! Friday-Sunday, November 10th-19th. Get more information by going to www.olympiafilmsociety or by calling 360-754-6670.


    Friday-Sunday, November 10th-19th
    Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave. SE, Olympia
    360-754-6670

  • WSU Master Gardeners Pre-Orientations:

    Try a pre-orientation to find out if you'd like to become a Thurston County Master Gardener! The training will be 21 weeks of indoor and outdoor sessions in either Olympia, Tumwater or Lacey. No pre-registration needed. Take the orientation on these dates: In Olympia, November 7th from 4:30-6pm; November 14th from 10:30am to 12pm. In Tumwater, November 28th, 5-6:30pm and December 2nd, 10:30am-12pm. In Lacey, December 14th from 5-6:30pm and December 15th from 10:30am-12pm. To find out locations and more information, see www.co.thurston.wa.us or call Cori Carlton at 360-867-2162.


    November 7th-December 15th
    call for times and locations
    360-867-2162

  • America's Car Museum Exhibit Covers 100 Years of Vehicles:

    See the newest exhibit at America's Car Museum - "Through the Lens: Cars Defined By an American Century"! See vehicles from the past 100 years, which reflect milestones in technical innovation, design, labor, mobility and entertainment opening Thursday, November 9th. Museum is open daily 10am-5pm (check holiday hours). For more information, https://www.americascarmuseum.org/event/lens-cars-defined-american-century-exhibit-opens-public/


    Open daily 10am-5pm
    America's Car Museum, 2702 East D St., Tacoma 98421
    ashley.bice@americascarmuseum.org https://www.americascarmuseum.org

  • DONATE NOW! Thanksgiving Meal Adopt-a-Family:

    PugetSound2Go is partnering up with City Gates Ministries and adopting Thurston County families families this Thanksgiving. They will be donating full Thanksgiving feasts to families in need. To donate items towards the meal, contact PugetSound2Go, who will match contributions so more families are served. PugetSound2Go will deliver the meals to the families. 

     




    360-292-2150 www.PugetSound2Go.com

  • VOLUNTEER NOW! Stand By Borgen Project to End Global Poverty!

    Fact: The global rate of malnourishment has been reduced by 50% in the past two decades and more children are in school today than at any time period in history.

    Fact: By tackling world poverty, we can alleviate the suffering of millions and tackle the most troublesome causes of violent extremism worldwide – lack of opportunity, insecurity, injustice, and hopelessness. 

    Fact: You can take action locally to help our global community, and help your own community, by volunteering for the Borgen Project. Visit http://borgenproject.org.  

     

    The Borgen Project is a dedicated non-profit that works to fight global poverty. Their focus rests on 4 pillars: global food security; food-aid reform; mortality rates; and access to water, sanitation and power. Their goal is to be "an influential ally for the world's poor" by advocating for foreign aid legislation with Congress members, mobilizing citizens to influence politicial leaders, and educating the public on how to communicate with the government. Started by Clint Borgen in 2003, they have a team of exceptional volunteers in over 500 cities.

     


    Volunteer today!

    512-981-9237 https://borgenproject.org

  • Gig Harbor Drive to Benefit the Homeless:

    The Gourmet Burger Shop in Downtown Gig Harbor hosts a Hygiene Kit Drive through Friday, December 15 to benefit Kitsap Community Resources, a local organization that works closely to assist low-income families, the homeless, and those trying to get back on their feet. Donate hairbrushes and combs, toothpaste and toothbrushes, lip balm, socks, soap bars, winter gloves and hats, razors, feminine hygiene products, and other daily hygiene needs to those who are less fortunate. All donations will be given to the annual Project Connect Event in Bremerton for distribution to those without homes in Kitsap, Pierce, and Mason counties. For additional information, visit The Gourmet Burger Shop on Facebook or contact Jax Hightower at (253) 858-5205.

     


    November 9th-December 15th 11am–8:30pm
    donate at The Gourmet Burger Shop, 4120 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor 98332
    (253) 858-5205

  • FREE! Barb O'Neill's Family & Friends Thanksgiving:

    Everyone is welcome to Thanksgiving dinner from Barb O'Neill's Family & Friends! They continue to provide clothing and warm coats for the community, and meals, of course - the menu consists of turkey, ham, gravy, stuffing, vegetables and much more! Free! Wednesday, November 22nd, 12-5pm. For more details, see www.oly-wa.us/Barbs or call 360-485-9931.


    Wednesday, November 22nd, 12-5pm
    First United Methodist Church, 1224 Legion Way, Olympia
    360-485-9931