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Events Calendar

Community and other non-profit events are posted here.  Please CLICK HERE to submit your event.  A South Sound Partners for Philanthropy moderator will review your request and will update the calendar on a monthly basis.  Thank you for submitting your event!

Upcoming events

    • 31 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 3857 Martin Way E Olympia, Washington 98506
    Join us for our 7th annual BHR dinner and auction! We will raise behavioral health awareness and funds to support BHR's school-based programs. Did you know BHR offers services to over 200 low-income students in 37 schools in Thurston and Mason counties? With your support, we can help even more students be successful in school and in life.


    • 01 Jun 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Lacey Senior Center 6757 Pacific Ave Lacey, WA 98503

    Mark your calendar for a fun afternoon of amazing acts at Brighter Days Variety Show on June 1st, 2-4pm at the Lacey Senior Center. We’ll have dancing, singing and many other fun acts for you and your family to enjoy. All proceeds will benefit the Brighter Days Adult Day Program for seniors and families with dementia, Alzheimer’s or other chronic illnesses. Tickets are $15 pre-sale or $20 at the door at the Virgil Clarkson Lacey Senior Center, Olympia Senior Center and online at www.SouthSoundSeniors.org.

    • 02 Jun 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • Harlequin Theater- 202 4th Ave E Olympia, WA 98501
    The South Sound’s best musical theater talents sing songs they could never perform otherwise. They’re…Miscast! Tickets are $75


    • 04 Jun 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • SPSCC Lacey Campus 4220 6th Ave SE Lacey, WA 98503

    The Mission Impact: Our Collective Future Luncheon is an experiential & participatory experience that will engage in mission dialogue. We are inviting our community to explore with us this process of the evolution of a community-based organization from a service organization to a social justice organization. What DOES it look like to build an anti-racist community?

    Get YOUR ticket or table NOW!

    The event will highlight coming activities including the Racial Justice Summit Series, the Anti-Racist Institute and our plan for participant-led advocacy and education.

    Discover with us what it looks like to build and live in an anti-racist community. What would a community that deeply valued all of its people look like?

    • 11 Jun 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 222 Columbia St NW Olympia, WA 98501

    Tues., June 11th 5:00-7:30 pm. Let's spend this time discussing "What's possible?" not "What's Wrong?" Well crafted questions from our facilitators, Sara Thiessen and Steve Byers will prompt conversations that matter. Talk to people you know. Talk to people you don't know. Expect to be surprised. Know that creative solutions come from new connections. RSVP is requested. Held in Multi-purpose Room A. Hors d'oeuvres & refreshments will be served. Register online at the link on our website www.southsoundseniors.org or call 360.586-6181. Questions may be directed to Sara Thiessen, sara@southsoundseniors.org or Steve Byers, smbyers7@comcast.net

    • 12 Jun 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • 13 Jun 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • South Sound Manor 455 North St SE Tumwater, WA 98501
    Senior Services for South Sound presents a Timeless Fashion at South Sound Manor. Come experience the fashions you can find at Budd Bay Bargains and Budd Bay Bargains Too! Watch a fun fashion show of fashion that you can find here in Olympia for all ages and then have afternoon tea. All proceeds benefit programs that support seniors in Mason and Thurston County. Tickets: $20 presale/$25 at door. Tickets available online, The Estate Store, Olympia Senior Center, Lacey Senior Center or by phone at 360.586.6181.


    • 26 Jul 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Olympia Country & Golf Club

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington

    www.swwabigs.org


    • 02 Aug 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 3636 Country Club Rd NW OLYMPIA, WA 98502
    A fantastic summer evening with authors Laurie Frankel and Stephanie Kallos, Kathy Scarborough’s live jazz trio featuring Dr. David Deacon Joyner, exciting new light dinner menu, signature cocktail, excellent silent auction items, Raise the Paddle for the South Sound Reading Foundation, and a few delightful literary diversions! Olympia Country & Golf Club
    Tickets: $75, available at http://www.southsoundreading.org/events/books-by-the-bay/ 


    • 23 Aug 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Hands on Children's Museum 414 Jefferson St NE Olympia, WA 98501
    On August 23rd, the Hands On Children's Museum will again host the annual Summer Splash! Gala to support our Free & Reduced Admission Access Programs. Join us for a night of delicious food and spirits then play like a kid again on the beautiful East Bay Plaza. The funds raised at this event will directly enable all families to benefit from our award-winning facility and educational programs regardless of their ability to pay. To purchase tickets, please call (360) 956-0818 ext. 163.


    • 26 Sep 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • Hotel RL 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW Olympia, WA 98501
    Proceeds from the Principal's Emergency Fund (PEF) Breakfast allow each Olympia School District principal to quickly meet students' emergency needs -- and without the hassle of paperwork. These funds allow principals to provide everything from seasonally appropriate and properly fitting clothing and shoes to fees for college entrance exams. The PEF removes barriers so low-income students can maximize their potential.


    • 27 Sep 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • Marcus Pavilion At Saint Martin's University 5300 Pacific Ave SE Lacey, WA 98503

    Lock this date in now for the most fun you can have while supporting a great cause--supporting our County's youth! 


    bgctc.org/events

    • 12 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Little Creek Casino & Event Center

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington


    www.swwabigs.org

    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • Hotel RL 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW Olympia, Washington 98502

    The Annual Fall Breakfast is the Family Support Center’s yearly opportunity to celebrate the success of our mission, "Working Together to Strengthen All Families", with our friends in the community. Our goal is to raise $50,000 to ensure all programs and services are available to families in their most critical time of need. All proceeds will directly benefit the families, survivors of domestic/sexual violence, and children served by Family Support Center.

    Hotel RL
    2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW
    Olympia, WA 98502

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    7:00-8:30 AM

    REGISTER HERE 

Past events

24 May 2019 Bingo de Mayo at Lacey Senior Center
22 May 2019 Meals That Matter
19 May 2019 Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia Spring Concert
17 May 2019 Celebrate the Symphony: Route 66!
17 May 2019 Bowl for Kid's Sake
16 May 2019 Foundation for the Future Breakfast
12 May 2019 Family Support Center's 5th Annual Mother's Day 5k and Kids 1 Mile Run
11 May 2019 Women Build
10 May 2019 Women Build
09 May 2019 Women Build
08 May 2019 Women Build
07 May 2019 Women Build
07 May 2019 Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services Fundraising Breakfast
04 May 2019 Walk for Life
04 May 2019 Spring Bazaar
27 Apr 2019 Cupcake Corral
27 Apr 2019 Cupcake Corral
27 Apr 2019 Best Rummage Sale on Earth
25 Apr 2019 25th Annual Dining Out For Life. Dine Out. End HIV.
24 Apr 2019 Dementia 101
17 Apr 2019 What's Age Got to Do with It?
17 Apr 2019 Healthy Futures: ReDefining Prevention Conference
13 Apr 2019 Disco Bingo
13 Apr 2019 Seeds of Hope Gala
12 Apr 2019 BeerCraft: The Art & Science Behind Craft Brews
11 Apr 2019 100 Women Who Care About Kids
11 Apr 2019 Readers are Leaders Benefit Breakfast
16 Mar 2019 Straight from the Heart
14 Mar 2019 BIG Brunch
02 Mar 2019 Pie Fest
23 Feb 2019 Champions of Courage - SSP2P
23 Feb 2019 TOGETHER! for Kids Gala
22 Feb 2019 Ba Da Bingo
16 Feb 2019 Adult Swim: Comics, Costumes & Cocktails
09 Feb 2019 NOVA Middle School Gala- Swingin' in the Rain
01 Feb 2019 Thurston County Youth of the Year Celebration
03 Jan 2019 Harvest Home Grand Opening
28 Dec 2018 Ugly Sweater Bingo
30 Nov 2018 30th Annual World AIDS Day
16 Nov 2018 Adult Swim: Magic & Awe - Adults Only
15 Nov 2018 2018 Leadership in Philanthropy Lunch
10 Nov 2018 2018 Womxn of Achievement
03 Nov 2018 Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration and Fundraiser
27 Oct 2018 Puddle Jump 5k/10 Run,Walk,stroll
26 Oct 2018 Rocky Horror Bingo
25 Oct 2018 Homes First Celebration and Hero Awards Night at the Governor's Mansion
20 Oct 2018 CHICAGO - The City, The Music, The Band - Union Gospel Mission
20 Oct 2018 Tenino Murder Mystery
09 Oct 2018 Family Support Center Fall Breakfast
08 Oct 2018 South Sound Reading Foundation - Open House & Book Sale
06 Oct 2018 The Experience Gala - SPSCC Foundation
29 Sep 2018 Wolves and Wine - Wolf Haven International
28 Sep 2018 Oktoberfest Bingo - Senior Services
28 Sep 2018 Born to be Wild Dinner & Auction - Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County
22 Sep 2018 Club 90 Dinner Theatre Fundraiser - Zonta Club of Olympia
19 Sep 2018 Junior League of Olympia General Membership Meeting
16 Sep 2018 The Morningside Ride
15 Sep 2018 Boot Scootin' Ball - Senior Services for South Sound
14 Sep 2018 Building a Thriving Nonprofit: Elements for Growth and Success
13 Sep 2018 Strengthening Families Luncheon - Faces of Fatherhood - FESS
12 Sep 2018 Junior League of Olympia New Member Open House
12 Sep 2018 Heroes for Housing - Homes First
24 Aug 2018 Summer Splash! Gala - HOCM
03 Aug 2018 Books by the Bay Gala-South Sound Reading Foundation
26 Jul 2018 CENTER Stage Awards & Gala
19 Jul 2018 Community Foundation Golf Classic
09 Jun 2018 Racial Justice Summit 2018 - YWCA Olympia
07 Jun 2018 ECS Celebrity Golf Scramble
01 Jun 2018 Clipper Golf Scramble - SPSCC Foundation
24 May 2018 Foundation for the Future Breakfast - Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County
19 May 2018 Tribute to the music of Frank Sinatra - Olympia Union Gospel Mission
18 May 2018 Bingo de Mayo - Senior Services for South Sound
17 May 2018 The Happy Healthy Nonprofit - Strategies for Impact without Burnout
15 May 2018 Brighten Lives - Senior Services for South Sound
13 May 2018 4th Annual Mother's Day 5k and Kids 1 Mile Run
07 May 2018 Women Build - South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity
05 May 2018 Graduation Celebration - Olympia Union Gospel Mission
05 May 2018 Spring Fling Yard & Garden Sale - The Salvation Army Olympia Corps
01 May 2018 Family Support Center Spring Luncheon- Inspire Hope, Ignite Change
01 May 2018 Annual Fundraising Breakfast -Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services
24 Apr 2018 Community Foundation Luncheon
21 Apr 2018 Alice in Bingoland - Senior Services for South Sound
21 Apr 2018 Swing FORE! Hope Golf Tournament
15 Apr 2018 The Toast - Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County
14 Apr 2018 The Best Spring Rummage Sale on Earth - Senior Services for South Sound
12 Apr 2018 Readers are Leaders Breakfast - South Sound Reading Foundation
24 Mar 2018 Visions Auction 2018 - Evergreen Christian School
15 Mar 2018 Imagine That! Luncheon - HOCM
24 Feb 2018 Champions of Courage - SSP2P
10 Feb 2018 Straight from the Heart - United Way of Thurston County
12 Jan 2018 Olympia Board Chairs Academy
01 Dec 2017 Christmas Forest Gala Dinner and Auction
29 Nov 2017 Ladies' Night Out at Christmas Forest
10 Nov 2017 Women of Achievement Celebration - YWCA Olympia
04 Nov 2017 Return to Evergreen
04 Nov 2017 Empower U - Communicating with Confidence - JLO
02 Nov 2017 2017 Leadership in Philanthropy Lunch
01 Nov 2017 Family Support Center Fall Breakfast
25 Oct 2017 Liz Murray - Resilience - FESS
21 Oct 2017 Trick or Trot - CYS
19 Oct 2017 Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict - Dispute Resolution Center
14 Oct 2017 The BIG Auction - Havana Nights BBBS of SW WA
14 Oct 2017 Providence Centralia Hospital Gala Dinner & Auction
11 Oct 2017 Laughter! Not Stigma - Mason Matters
07 Oct 2017 The Experience Gala - SPSCC Foundation
06 Oct 2017 The Secret of the Slight Edge
03 Oct 2017 100 Men Who Care About Domestic Violence - Family Support Center
23 Sep 2017 CENTER Stage Awards & Gala
21 Sep 2017 Providence Way Celebration
19 Sep 2017 The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound – Private Event
13 Sep 2017 Heroes for Housing - Home First!
18 Aug 2017 Women & Business of Achievement Nominations DUE! YWCA Olympia
18 Aug 2017 French Toast Fridays - FESS
16 Aug 2017 Spirit of Giving - United Way of Thurston County
15 Aug 2017 Lacey Chamber 5:01 Surge Networking
10 Aug 2017 Raise a Glass - PCAF Olympia
28 Jul 2017 Books by the Bay - SS Reading Foundation
28 Jul 2017 The BIG Swing Golf Tournament - BBBS of SW WA
11 Jul 2017 Training on Marijuana Legalization and Reform by TC Volunteer Legal Services
27 Jun 2017 YWCA Open Space Forum
24 Jun 2017 Hats Off to TOGETHER! Tailgate Edition
21 Jun 2017 Resilience: Screening of a new documentary
18 Jun 2017 Father's Day 5K
23 May 2017 PCAF Grand Opening
18 May 2017 Naomi Klein Speaks
17 May 2017 JLO - General Membership Meeting
16 May 2017 Senior Services - Brighten Lives 2017 Luncheon
14 May 2017 Mother's Day 5K
11 May 2017 The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound – Private Event
06 May 2017 YWCA Racial Justice Summit
06 May 2017 Olympia Union Gospel Mission Graduation Celebration
02 May 2017 Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services annual fundraising breakfast
19 Apr 2017 JLO - General Membership Meeting
28 Mar 2017 Political Gender Watch Panel
22 Mar 2017 YWCA Open Space Forum
18 Mar 2017 Junior League of Olympia's Every Child Matters Gala
15 Mar 2017 JLO - General Membership Meeting
25 Feb 2017 Champions of Courage
25 Feb 2017 JLO - Community Summit
15 Feb 2017 JLO - General Membership Meeting
18 Jan 2017 JLO - General Membership Meeting
14 Dec 2016 JLO - General Membership Meeting
02 Dec 2016 PSPF Christmas Forest Gala Dinner and Auction
30 Nov 2016 PSPF Christmas Forest Ladies' Night Out
29 Nov 2016 PSPF Christmas Forest Preview Night (Private event - by invitation)
16 Nov 2016 JLO - General Membership Meeting
14 Nov 2016 Scholarship Reception - Private Event - Invitation Only
03 Nov 2016 Homes First Affordable Housing Fund Launch
28 Oct 2016 YWCA Women of Achievement Celebration
25 Oct 2016 Marketing Your Mission: strategies, tips, and tools for smart engagement
21 Oct 2016 Born to be Wild Dinner & Auction
20 Oct 2016 Annual Fall Breakfast for Family Support Center
19 Oct 2016 JLO - General Membership Meeting
15 Oct 2016 Brighter Futures Trick or Trot 5K - CYS
01 Oct 2016 The Experience at SPSCC
30 Sep 2016 Lacey Bingo Nite - Oktoberfest Bingo!
29 Sep 2016 Principals' Emergency Checkbook Fund breakfast
24 Sep 2016 Senior Services for South Sound - Boot Scootin' Ball
21 Sep 2016 Junior League General Membership Meeting
18 Sep 2016 Morningside Ride
15 Sep 2016 PSPF Providence Way Dedication (Private event - by invitation)
14 Sep 2016 Heroes for Housing
26 Aug 2016 Oly Bingo Night - Summer Lovin'
16 Aug 2016 PSPF Summer Board Social (Private event - by invitation)
28 Jul 2016 CENTER Stage Awards & Gala
19 Jun 2016 Father's Day 5K
19 Jun 2016 Father's Day 5k
03 Jun 2016 Clipper Scramble Golf Tournament - SPSCC Foundation
19 May 2016 Foundation for the Future Breakfast
11 May 2016 The Community Foundation Presents "Paul Newman's Story: The Importance of Philanthropy in America Today"
08 May 2016 Mother's Day 5k 2016
06 May 2016 Power of the Purse
04 May 2016 President's Club Dinner - private event by invitation only
03 May 2016 Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services (TCVLS) Fundraising Breakfast
30 Apr 2016 Purple Reign - Evergreen Christian School
28 Apr 2016 Spring into Action Mission Showcase
19 Mar 2016 Every Child Matters Gala
17 Mar 2016 St. Patty's Day Party
17 Mar 2016 Imagine That! Breakfast
10 Mar 2016 Have a Heart for Kids Breakfast
03 Mar 2016 Boards in Gear: Unlocking the Why, What, Who and How of Nonprofit Boards
27 Feb 2016 Community Summit 2016
20 Feb 2016 Champions of Courage
30 Jan 2016 Straight from the Heart
03 Dec 2015 Partners Holiday Soiree
02 Dec 2015 Shelter Shower
02 Dec 2015 Christmas Forest 2015
04 Nov 2015 Partner membership meeting
29 Oct 2015 100 Men Who Care About Domestic Violence
23 Oct 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County -- Born to be Wild Auction and Party
15 Oct 2015 Family Support Center Fall Breakfast Fundraiser
07 Oct 2015 Partner membership meeting
03 Oct 2015 The Experience at SPSCC
25 Sep 2015 Day of Caring
19 Sep 2015 Olympia Downtown Fall Ball 2015
16 Sep 2015 Homes Matter!
09 Sep 2015 Providence Way Dedication
02 Sep 2015 Partner membership meeting
27 Aug 2015 Spirit of Giving
20 Aug 2015 Providence event - private
16 Jul 2015 18th Annual Golf Classic The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
13 Jun 2015 Family Support Center- Comedy for a Cause
05 Jun 2015 Clipper Scramble Golf Tournament - SPSCC Foundation
03 Jun 2015 Partner membership meeting
30 May 2015 Olympia Union Gospel Mission - Graduation Celebration
28 May 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County -- Foundation for the Future Breakfast
10 May 2015 Family Support Center Mother's Day 5k
08 May 2015 United Way's Women's Leadership Council - Power of the Purse
07 May 2015 Providence Society
06 May 2015 Partner membership meeting
02 May 2015 Pope John Paul II High School's Light & Truth Gala
30 Apr 2015 Annual "Seeds of Hope" Auction benefiting Family Education and Support Services
17 Apr 2015 Annual Luncheon The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
02 Apr 2015 Census Data for Grant Writers
01 Apr 2015 Partner membership meeting
17 Mar 2015 Community Wealth Building: What is it & Why is it important?
12 Mar 2015 South Sound Non-Profit Leadership forum
12 Mar 2015 What Every Fundraiser Should Know About Event Programming.
04 Mar 2015 Partner membership meeting
26 Feb 2015 Have a Heart for Kids Breakfast
26 Feb 2015 Have a Heart for Kids Breakfast
21 Feb 2015 Champions of Courage Fundraising Event for South Sound Parent to Parent
12 Feb 2015 Love for a Change
05 Dec 2014 Christmas Forest: Gala Dinner & Auction
04 Dec 2014 Christmas Forest: Silver Bells
03 Dec 2014 Christmas Forest: Ladies Night Out
03 Dec 2014 Christmas Forest
07 Nov 2014 2014 Leadership in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
06 Nov 2014 Women of Achievement Gala
24 Oct 2014 Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County -- Born to be Wild Auction and Party
23 Oct 2014 Family Support Center Fall Breakfast Fundraiser
11 Oct 2014 Kokua Luau and Auction
07 Oct 2014 Ribbon Cutting & New Tenant Welcome
27 Sep 2014 TCTV Grand Re-Opening & Open House
26 Sep 2014 SafePlace Speak Up, Speak Out dinner and auction
26 Sep 2014 Camping the Night Away Dinner and Auction
18 Sep 2014 Homes Matter!
09 Sep 2014 Party to the Max: How to Raise More Money at Your Fundraising Event
22 Aug 2014 Sand in the City Gala
14 Aug 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
12 Aug 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
17 Jul 2014 17th Annual Community Foundation Golf Classic
10 Jul 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
08 Jul 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
24 Jun 2014 YWCA Open House
12 Jun 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
10 Jun 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
07 Jun 2014 United Way's Women's Leadership Council - Power of the Purse
29 May 2014 Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County -- Foundation for the Future Breakfast
22 May 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
20 May 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
19 May 2014 Dine Out to Fight Hunger
15 May 2014 Brighten Lives Luncheon
08 May 2014 Peter Buffett "Life is What You Make It"-The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
03 May 2014 Pope John Paul II High School, Light & Truth Gala
26 Apr 2014 Visions Auction Presents "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
24 Apr 2014 Spring Into Action Luncheon
05 Apr 2014 Repurpose Revelry
05 Apr 2014 TCTV SHOW OFF! Talent Contest Preliminary Competition
29 Mar 2014 Elegant Dinner Benefiting BHR
27 Mar 2014 YWCA Open House & Movie Night
24 Mar 2014 Champions for Kids
08 Mar 2014 Lacey Bazaar
04 Mar 2014 Dine Out for Seniors
28 Feb 2014 Oly Bingo Night
28 Feb 2014 CYS 11th Annual Have a Heart for Kids Breakfast
08 Feb 2014 The Olympia Free Clinic Annual Dinner/Silent Auction
25 Jan 2014 Straight from the Heart Winemaker Dinner
14 Jan 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
09 Jan 2014 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
05 Dec 2013 Women's Leadership Council Shelter Shower
14 Nov 2013 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
12 Nov 2013 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
02 Nov 2013 Senior Services - 18th Annual Gala Auction
17 Oct 2013 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
15 Oct 2013 Opening Doors to Homes....First!
14 Sep 2013 Community Youth Services Brighter Futures Color Run
10 Sep 2013 All A-Board: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy with Susan Howlett
01 Jun 2013 Spring Alumni Graduation Ceremony
01 Jun 1990 1990 Annual Meeting
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