The New Normal

In early June, the Thurston Chamber surveyed its members to gather data about reopening our community. One of the questions we asked was whether the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order would permanently change their company’s policy around telecommuting? What we learned is not statistically significant, but anecdotally, we learned that quite a few Thurston County-based…

Intercity Transit bus service resumes on Sunday, June 21

Intercity Transit will resume scheduled bus service beginning June 21, 2020. Local bus service will follow normal routes with reduced schedules. Temporary bus schedules, effective June 21, are available at intercitytransit.com/bus/routes. Most local routes will run hourly between 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. with a couple exceptions. Route 94, service to Yelm, will run approximately every…

Olympia Family Theater’s Fall Education Programs Have Learning, Laughing and Performing for Almost Everyone!

Olympia Family Theater is your community partner in raising imaginative, loving, joyful and confident children. Our educational programs provide opportunities for personal development for young people, teaching creativity and responsibility, encouraging teamwork and personal integrity, and fostering self-esteem and appreciation for the performing arts.  Our motto is Learn! Laugh! Perform! Olympia Family Theater’s fall education programs offer a full…

North Thurston Education Foundation Awards $125,000 in Scholarships to 38 Students

The North Thurston Education Foundation has awarded scholarships with a total value of $125,000 to 38 graduating seniors from North Thurston Public Schools. Recipients of the scholarships — which range in value from $2,000 to $12,000 —were selected on the basis of factors that included financial need, academic performance, school and community activities, personal essays,…

Olympia Family Theater Gives Kids a Chance to Learn, Laugh, & Perform All Summer Long!

Olympia Family Theater is your community partner in raising imaginative, loving, joyful and confident children. Our educational programs provide opportunities for personal development for young people, teaching creativity and responsibility, encouraging teamwork and personal integrity, and fostering self-esteem and appreciation for the performing arts. Our education program motto is: Learn, Laugh, Perform! Olympia Family Theater’s…

Olympia Family Theater Launches Summer Stage

Olympia Family Theater is thrilled to add an all-youth summer production to our education offerings! Summer Stage is an opportunity for young performers to participate in a full-length audition, rehearsal and performance process. Summer stage will focus on ensemble building, collaboration and inspiring a sense of confidence in the theater making process.  This will be a…