Celebrate Arbor Day at Percival Landing

Olympia Loves Trees! Trees and forests contribute to the aesthetics, environmental health, and identity of Olympia. Come celebrate the City’s 26th year as a Tree City USA at Percival Landing. The Celebration includes a hands-on pruning workshop, a self-guided shoreline native plant walk, music by the Artesian Rumble Arkestra, ceremonial shade tree planting, and kids activities.…

Thurston EDC’s George Sharp Awarded Washington Economic Development Association’s Economic Development Advocate of the Year

 The Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is proud to announce that their Rural Program Manager, George Sharp, received the Washington Economic Development Association’s Economic Development Advocate of the Year Award at their recent Winter Conference held in Olympia. Sharp has worked for the EDC since February 2016 and in addition to other roles, Sharp is the…

United Way of Thurston County Announces New Date and Location for 10th Annual Straight from the Heart Dinner Party and Auction, “Swing into Giving!”

United Way of Thurston County will celebrate its 10th Annual Straight from the Heart Dinner Party and Auction on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Hotel RL Olympia. United Way originally scheduled Straight from the Heart for February 9, but had to postpone due to the snowstorm that hit Thurston County that same weekend. Guests will…

Olympia Family Theater is Blooming with Imaginative Education Programs for Kids Age Three to Teens!

Olympia Family Theater is excited to celebrate spring 2019 with theater education opportunities for ages 3 to teens. Families will find the revival of our OFTeenies Creative Drama classes—a 3-week class designed for the little ones and an accompanying adult. During Spring Break we are offering full-week theater camps for kids age 5 to 13,…