What’s happening on the 3rd week of March 2023?


Take a look at what’s going on in our community.

Saturday, March 18


TumWalk is Tumwater’s walking program, which started to encourage active and healthy lifestyles. Participation is easy from the convenience of your own neighborhood. Walking has become an increasingly popular way for us all to get outside, exercise, and engage both our minds and bodies.

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Career Camp 2023

Career Camp is a chance for middle-school students to explore careers in sectors that are growing. Students can participate in hands-on activities, talk to professionals working in those fields and connect with industry leaders who are hiring.

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Sunday, March 19

Breaking the Glass

Presented by Olympia Symphony Orchestra

The second in a series of “love letters to the community,” Music Director Alexandra Arrieche presents a program that breaks barriers that we have constructed within our world and amongst ourselves, and imagines a future of unity, belonging, and understanding.

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide free tax preparation services

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation in Thurston County for taxpayers of all ages and income levels unless your return is outside the scope of the volunteers' training. All of the volunteers are IRS-certified.

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Monday, March 20

The Jeremiahs

Witness an Irish Traditional Folk Band

The Jeremiahs share songs and tunes that feel like they have been around forever, yet are refreshingly contemporary. Two members from Dublin and two from Brittainy, their impeccable musicianship creates a backdrop for them to share their stories and tunes with humor and joy.

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Street Tree Plan – A Community Conversation

A zoom conversation on Tumwater Tree Code Updates

Tumwater is embarking on a public engagement process that utilizes a diverse suite of tools aimed at minimizing barriers to participation, provides multiple opportunities and mechanisms to share ideas and perspectives, and engages a broad cross-section of Tumwater residents and community stakeholders during our process of updating the Urban Forestry Management Plan (UFMP).

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Tuesday, March 21

Lacey Timberland Library Reading Challenge

Sign up for the Reading Challenge by stopping by the library and picking up a Reading Challenge Theme and Tracking log.

Or print out the attached Reading Challenge Theme and Tracking log.

Remember to ask for your sign-up prize when you visit the library!

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP)

The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP) is the time when you can switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another, or switch from a Medicare Advantage Plan to Original Medicare with or without a Part D plan. The MA OEP occurs each year from January 1 through March 31, and changes take effect on the first of the month following the month you enroll. You can only make one change during the MA OEP.

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Wednesday, March 22

Bilingual Time/La hora bilingüe

Join us live on Zoom for stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish. This storytime will happen every other Wednesday.  Register on the link to get reminders and the Zoom link. You will also receive an activity guide with song lyrics and activities to try at home!

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Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn is a development-centered playgroup for children ages birth to five and their caregivers/parents. Trained playgroup facilitators and library staff will lead engaging circle-time activities including story time, songs, interactive games, and art activities. 

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Thursday, March 23

Tumwater's 26th Annual Easter Egg Stuffing

Join Tumwater’s Annual Easter Egg Dash. 20,000 eggs will be nestled in the grassy field behind the stadium at Tumwater High School! Collect eggs filled with candy, toys, and prize coupons. Bring a basket or bag to bring home your treasures. Take a family photo with the Easter Bunny too! Mark your calendar for this FREE event.

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"Am I Trans Enough?" with Author Alo Johnston

Join an evening with Alo Johnston, @thetranstherapist and author of the new book Am I Trans Enough? How to Overcome Your Doubts and Find Your Authentic Self.

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Friday, March 24

Toddler story time

This activity involves music, movement, and books for toddlers and their participating caregivers. This is an early learning program for 2-year-olds.

Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Estuarium Benefit Auction - Closing Open House

Join us at the Estuarium on Friday, March 17 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. for coffee and bidding. There is no price of admission, come by to peruse the available items and place your bids. Make an account with 32auctions.com to prepare. If you can't make it out, you can still bid online or attend our Auction Closing Open House on Friday, March 24t from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. This year, they have 80+ items available including a sailing trip, tutoring sessions, fine art, gift baskets, and more!

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Saturday, March 25

Family story time at Lacey Timberland Library

This is an early learning program that has music, movement, books, and activities for the whole family. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Banff Film Festival

Olympia Mountaineers and Olympia Film Society are bringing the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to The Mountaineers again. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour features the best mountain films of the year, showcasing amazing filmmaking talent to an audience that spans the globe.

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