What's happening for the last week of May?


The month of May is now closing its doors. Have you attended some local events this month? Now is your last chance to. 

Art in the Parks Workshop: Photography in the Park, Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
This workshop will be a photo walk through Historical Park and Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls. Attendees must meet up at 10 a.m. and network with other photographers. Around 10:30 a.m., photographers will be let loose to take photos of whatever strikes their fancy throughout the two parks. After having 45 minutes to capture images, at 11:30 a.m., attendees will meet back up and share what they have captured. This workshop is inclusive to anyone who has a camera, smartphone, or even a Polaroid camera. Click this link for more details.

Lacey Spring Fun Fair, Weekends, May 21-21, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Since 1988, the Lacey Spring Fun Fair has provided FREE activities and entertainment for thousands. Join them this year for wild rides, live performances, vendors, and delicious food concessions! There is limited free parking on-site, but no worries! Take one of the free shuttles from South Sound Center to the fair. Pick-up is near Civic Plaza Pavilion (by Applebee’s). Shuttles leave every 15 minutes both to and from the center and Saint Martin’s University. Click this link for more details.

The Greatest Show Tunes, Saturday, May 20, from 7 p.m.
Join the center as it features the talented Dental Community and a host of their friends, including Debbi’s Dance, along with vocalists Gayla Duerr, Talia Hastie, Tommy D, and Irina Laer. This mash-up of musical theater and pop is led by the esteemed 18-member Olympia Jazz Senators under the direction of Ben McDonald. Sit back and be captivated by an evening of entertainment benefiting the Olympia Union Gospel Mission’s (ougm.org) No-Fee Dental Clinic. Click this link for more details.

Indian Summer Golf and Country Club Princess Tea Party, Sunday, May 21, from 2 p.m.
The Indian Summer Golf and Country Club is hosting its annual Princess Tea event! They are inviting all grandmothers, mothers, daughters, and friends! So come dressed in your best. Princess dresses are strongly encouraged for the High Tea event. Click this link for more details.

Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia Spring Concert, Sunday, May 21, 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Another season draws to a close for Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia! Student violin soloist Maria Aurelio will perform a beautiful work by Antonín Dvorák, and will honor the Class of 2023 graduating seniors. The Conservatory Orchestra will also play Mexican composer Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2, made famous in part by the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and conductor Gustavo Dudamel. Click this link for more details.

18th Annual SPSCC Student Art Exhibition, Monday, May 22, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
South Puget Sound Community College’s art faculty selects outstanding work created by students in studio art classes during the 2022-23 year. Works include ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, digital photography, mixed media, 2D and 3D design exercises, and sculpture. A continuous slide show of student work is also included in the exhibition. Click this link for more details.

Books & Bites, Thursday, May 25, 5 - 6 p.m.
Books & Bites is meeting in person and at a new time! New members are always welcome! Share your favorite books and authors at this book club for adults while learning about new reads you may enjoy. Snacks are provided. Click this link for more details.


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