Olympia area event to show first responders some love

July 20, 2017 by  

Local first responders serve their community every day of the year, and an Olympia area event will give members of the public a chance to show them some appreciation for all they do.

The Woodland Retirement and Assisted Living facility, which is [Read more]

Independence Day celebration planned for Olympia area

June 23, 2017 by  

This summer, residents of Olympia are invited to head to the nearby community of Lacey to take in its pre-Fourth fireworks show.

The fireworks display will [Read more]

Olympia area Dusk Dash to help local not-for-profits

May 6, 2017 by  

This year, 12,000 rubber ducks will be hitting the waters of Tumwater Falls Park to take part in the annual Duck Dash, and Olympia residents are invited to come out [Read more]

Olympia event to shed a light into caves

April 12, 2017 by  

Caves hold a fascination for many people, and during an event being hosted by Olympia’s WET Science Center, the public is invited to come out and learn more about them and the creatures who call them home.

All manner of [Read more]

Olympia residents invited to help support local conservation efforts

March 9, 2017 by  

The Nisqually Land Trust will be hosting a fundraising gala to support its efforts in the Nisqually River watershed, and the public has been cordially invited to attend the celebration.

Guests at the event will be [Read more]

Olympia event will celebrate animal engineers

February 12, 2017 by  

Olympia’s Water Education and Technology (WET) Science Center offers children and adults alike an opportunity to engage in hands on learning, and one of its upcoming events will shine a spotlight on engineers from the animal kingdom.

Many animals, ranging from insects all the way up to [Read more]

Olympia event can make planning a wedding a snap

January 12, 2017 by  

Planning a wedding can be a stressful time, but thanks to an upcoming wedding expo, it is about to get a whole lot easier for couples in Olympia.

The South Sound Wedding Show will [Read more]

Olympia science center to focus on octopuses

December 23, 2016 by  

Olympia’s WET Science Center will be hosting an event that will feature octopuses and shine a spotlight on these shy but intelligent creatures.

Eight Arms, Three Hearts, One Saturday: Discovering Octopuses will highlight [Read more]

Olympia residents asked to remember others this holiday season

November 14, 2016 by  

Olympia will be playing host this holiday season to an event that seeks to raise funds to be used to improve the lives of the less fortunate.

The providence St. Peter Foundation has [Read more]

Workshop to be held in Olympia that addresses industrial hemp cultivation

October 31, 2016 by  

Due to a change in the state’s regulations, hemp can now be grown in Washington state, and an upcoming workshop will be help in Olympia that will give farmers advice and tips on how they can farm the crop successfully.

Hemp Ace International’s Joey Beckerman, who is an expert in the field, will be presenting details about the State department of Agriculture’s new program with regard to this agricultural product. Techniques such as integrated pest management (IPM), cover cropping, and more will be discussed, as will soil conservation methods.

Jeff Kostiuk, B.Gs, T.Ag, CCA., who is a hemp expert from Canada will also be participating in a question and answer session. He has many years of experience in the agricultural sector, and will be sharing this expertise.

Tips will be provided about such topics as cultivar choice, field preparation, crop rotations, seed planting, weed control, and harvesting. These will all be discussed in the context of industrial hemp cultivation. A company that produces presentation folders will be able to create customized ones for event such as this that can be used to hold brochures and other information.

The workshop, which is being held on November 22, is free to attend. It will take place in the Olympia Timberland Library from 6:00 pm until 7:45 pm. More information and a chance to register can be found on its Eventbrite page.

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