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Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Olympia Timberland Library 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Olympia's annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge is back!!  Read a variety of books from January 1 to March 30 for a chance to win local prizes -- but most importantly to discover a lot of good books!! Challenge sheets are available at the Olympia or West Olympia library -- or download by clicking here. We ...

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Free

Banned Books Bingo

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

The Lacey Library invites you to join us this winter on a fun and informative reading adventure. Play Banned Books Bingo with us, January 2 – March 31, 2024, to get better acquainted with banned titles, and make up your mind about their content. How to Play: Bingo sheets will be at the Lacey Library. Complete ...

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Free
Event Series 2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition

2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma

Curated by a panel of art jurists, the 2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition highlights Black creators in our community. The exhibition includes several opportunities for members of the public to engage with the art and artists, including Gallery Talks by 12 of the 22 exhibition artists, a community reception, and a Family Day which will ...

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Free
Event Series Last of the Dragons

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15
Event Series Last of the Dragons

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15
Event Series Last of the Dragons

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15
Event Series Last of the Dragons

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15
Event Series The Total Package

The Total Package

Wild Man Gastro Pub 414 4th Ave. E. Olympia, Olympia, WA, United States

  Olympia band nightmayor presents The Total Package, an Original, Reality TV Musical Comedy!    Are you ready to be changed by love? On The Total Package, 6 eligible singles will compete for a cash prize and the romance of a lifetime. Sparks will fly, hearts will soar, and break as these beautiful lovers find ...

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$10 – $20

Art Reception Honoring African Americans and the Arts

The Governor's Mansion

In recognition of the 2024 Theme of Black History Month, “African Americans and the Arts," the Governor’s Mansion Foundation is inviting you to an evening reception on February 26, 2024 honoring Black Washington artists Barbara Earl Thomas, and Hiawatha D, also Jacob Lawrence whose works are featured in the Mansion. Guests will also enjoy the ...

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$50
Event Series 2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition

2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma

Curated by a panel of art jurists, the 2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition highlights Black creators in our community. The exhibition includes several opportunities for members of the public to engage with the art and artists, including Gallery Talks by 12 of the 22 exhibition artists, a community reception, and a Family Day which will ...

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Free

Gallery Talk with Kcie Monk

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma

Join us in the Building 4 Art Gallery to explore the 2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition and hear a 15-minute talk from exhibition artist Kcie Monk.

Free

Gallery Talk with Sabreehna Essien

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma

Join us in the Building 4 Art Gallery to explore the 2nd Annual Black Artists Exhibition and hear a 15-minute talk from exhibition artist Sabreehna Essien.

Free