Friday, March 15

•Chair Yoga for Relaxation is held at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Come relax as Helen leads us through calming stretches and balance.

•Nisqually Indian Tribe presents the 19th Annual Wellbriety Pow-Wow March 15-17 at Nisqually Youth and Community Center, 1937 Lashi St. NE, Olympia, WA 98513. The Coastal Jam will be at 5 p.m. on the March 17; The Grand Entry will be at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on March 16, and at 1 p.m. on March 16. Contact Chay Squally at 360-456-5221 ext. 2191 for more information. 

•Standing Room Only Theater presents, “The Lion in Winter,” the original “Game of Thrones,” at 7:30 p.m. on March 15-16 and at 3 p.m. on March 17 at the Triad Arts Theater. Visit www.srotheater.org or www.thetriadartstheater.com for more information or to buy tickets.

 

Saturday, March 16

•Yelm Amateur Radio Group will now be meeting at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of the month at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 206 3rd St. in Yelm.

•Mat Yoga is held 10:30  a.m. on Saturdays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Wear comfortable clothing, bring your mat and be ready to stretch in this floor yoga program.

•Restorative Yoga is held at noon on Saturdays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Restorative Yoga involves holding a reclining or sitting pose for 5 to 10 minutes to allow deep relaxation. Props are used to support the body. For example, a folded blanket or bolster on the legs will support the torso in a seated forward fold. Each participant needs to bring a mat, a yoga block, and a blanket. Additional blocks, blanket and bolsters will allow for deeper relaxation, but are not essential.

•The Nisqually Land Trust is throwing its Conservation Dinner & Auction from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at South Puget Sound Community College, 4220 Sixth Ave. SE, Lacey. Call 360-489-3400, visit www.nisquallylandtrust.org or email staff@nisquallylandtrust.org to register.

 

Monday. March 18

•TOPS of Yelm meets Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Yelm Prairie Christian Center, 501 103rd Ave. SE. Attendees are 7 years old to senior citizens. The group weighs in weekly, plays games, shares success stories and provides encouragement on weight-loss journeys. Call Alice at 360-894-4872 for more information.

 

Tuesday, March 19

•Senior Center of Rainier has a casino trip planned that is leaving Rainier at 10:30 at the senior center, and return by 3 p.m. Lucky Eagle will supply transportation to and from, free of charge. Lucky Eagle also will give each person a $5 food coupon and a $10 gaming coupon. Participants need an ID. Seating is limited so seats early by calling George Johnson at 360-292-5363.

•League of Women Voters Thurston County presents “Where’s the Water: Rural Water Challenges and Solutions” from 6-8 p.m. at Yelm Community Center, 301 Second Street, Yelm. The group is focusing on solutions to help residents and farmers protect the environment.

•Nisqually Valley Voices chapter of Toastmasters meets 6–7 p.m. Tuesdays, at Olympia Federal Savings, 907 West Yelm Ave. Members become confident speakers and leaders in a fun, supportive, self-paced program. Visitors welcome. For details, contact Bob Woelk, bob.woelk@hotmail.com, 360-485-8223, or visit our website, 801108.toastmastersclubs.org

•A Novel Bookstore presents Creative Writing Assistance, writing class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday evening at 305 First St. S., No. 1. The teacher, Brian Nickleberry, offers creative assistance and writing prompts for fiction writers of all ages. Call 360-458-4722 for more information.

 

Wednesday, March 20

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Music, movement, and books for toddlers and their participating caregivers. Program followed by block play. This is an early learning program.

 

Thursday, March 21

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers and their participating caregivers. Program followed by block play. This is an early learning program.

•Yelm Timberland Library presents WonderWorks: Create Your Own Comics at 3:30 p.m. at the library. Join us to create your own comic. Participants can continue their work from a previous session or start a new one during this hour and a half drop-in session. No registration necessary.

 

Friday, March 22

•Chair Yoga for Relaxation is held at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Come relax as Helen leads us through calming stretches and balance.

•Standing Room Only Theater presents, “The Lion in Winter,” the original “Game of Thrones,” at 7:30 p.m. on March 22-23 and at 3 p.m. on March 24 at the Triad Arts Theater. Visit www.srotheater.org or www.thetriadartstheater.com for more information or to buy tickets.

 

Saturday, March 23

•Mat Yoga is held 10:30  a.m. on Saturdays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Wear comfortable clothing, bring your mat and be ready to stretch in this floor yoga program.

•Restorative Yoga is held at noon on Saturdays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Restorative Yoga involves holding a reclining or sitting pose for 5 to 10 minutes to allow deep relaxation. Props are used to support the body. For example, a folded blanket or bolster on the legs will support the torso in a seated forward fold. Each participant needs to bring a mat, a yoga block, and a blanket. Additional blocks, blanket and bolsters will allow for deeper relaxation, but are not essential.

•Rainier Education Foundation presents its 20th Annual Auction for Education, with doors opening at 3:30 p.m. at Rainier High School. The Silent Auction will begin at 4 p.m.; The barbeque dinner will start at 6 p.m.; and the live auction will begin at 7 p.m. Larry Schorno will serve as the auctioneer for this free event. Dinner, however, will be $14 a plate with $12 plates for seniors 60 and older. 

 

Tuesday, March 26

•Nisqually Valley Voices chapter of Toastmasters meets 6–7 p.m. Tuesdays, at Olympia Federal Savings, 907 West Yelm Ave. Members become confident speakers and leaders in a fun, supportive, self-paced program. Visitors welcome. For details, contact Bob Woelk, bob.woelk@hotmail.com, 360-485-8223, or visit our website, 801108.toastmastersclubs.org

•Rotary Club of Yelm presents its Spring Bowling Challenge from 6-9 p.m. at Yelm Prairie Lanes. All proceeds benefit graduating seniors from Yelm High School.  Come on out.  Sponsor a lane for $100 or bring a team. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2298798890406021/ for more information. 

•A Novel Bookstore presents Creative Writing Assistance, writing class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday evening at 305 First St. S., No. 1. The teacher, Brian Nickleberry, offers creative assistance and writing prompts for fiction writers of all ages. Call 360-458-4722 for more information.

 

Wednesday, March 27

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Music, movement, and books for toddlers and their participating caregivers. Program followed by block play. This is an early learning program.

 

Thursday, March 28

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers and their participating caregivers. Program followed by block play. This is an early learning program.

•Yelm Timberland Library presents WonderWorks: Create Your Own Comics at 3:30 p.m. at the library. Join us to create your own comic. Participants can continue their work from a previous session or start a new one during this hour and a half drop-in session. No registration necessary.

 

Friday, March 29

•Chair Yoga for Relaxation is held at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Come relax as Helen leads us through calming stretches and balance.

•Standing Room Only Theater presents, “The Lion in Winter,” the original “Game of Thrones,” at 7:30 p.m. on March 29-30 and at 3 p.m. on March 31 at the Triad Arts Theater. Visit www.srotheater.org or www.thetriadartstheater.com for more information or to buy tickets.

 

Saturday, March 30

•Mat Yoga is held 10:30  a.m. on Saturdays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Wear comfortable clothing, bring your mat and be ready to stretch in this floor yoga program.

•Restorative Yoga is held at noon on Saturdays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Restorative Yoga involves holding a reclining or sitting pose for 5 to 10 minutes to allow deep relaxation. Props are used to support the body. For example, a folded blanket or bolster on the legs will support the torso in a seated forward fold. Each participant needs to bring a mat, a yoga block, and a blanket. Additional blocks, blanket and bolsters will allow for deeper relaxation, but are not essential.

 

Tuesday, April 2

•Friends of the Yelm Timberland Library will have its meeting at 11 a.m. at the library. Join the Friends of the Yelm Timberland Library on the first Tuesday of every month, Support the library and the programs it provides. Get involved by using your talents to support community growth. All are welcome.

•Yelm Timberland Library will put on its English Conversation Circle at 12:30 p.m. at the library. Come practice your English with native speakers. For more information call 360-458-3374.

•Nisqually Valley Voices chapter of Toastmasters meets 6–7 p.m. Tuesdays, at Olympia Federal Savings, 907 West Yelm Ave. Members become confident speakers and leaders in a fun, supportive, self-paced program. Visitors welcome. For details, contact Bob Woelk, bob.woelk@hotmail.com, 360-485-8223, or visit our website, 801108.toastmastersclubs.org

•A Novel Bookstore presents Creative Writing Assistance, writing class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday evening at 305 First St. S., No. 1. The teacher, Brian Nickleberry, offers creative assistance and writing prompts for fiction writers of all ages. Call 360-458-4722 for more information.

 

Wednesday, April 3

•Yelm Timberland Library hosts Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Music, movement and books for toddlers and their participating caregivers. Program follower by block play. This is an early learning program.

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Couch Co-op: Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime at 2 p.m. at the library. Drop by to join a co-op session of Lover in a Dangerous Spacetime. Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship. Deep space in a dangerous place, but you don’t have to face it alone. No registration necessary.

 

Thursday, April 4

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their participating caregivers. Program followed by block play. This is an early learning program.

•WonderWorks presents Game On at 3:30 p.m. at Yelm Timberland Library. Join us for an afternoon of fun and games. Participants will have a chance to play old favorites and learn new games such as Apples to Apples, Forbidden Island, Ticket to Ride and Mario Kart. No registration necessary. 

 

Friday, April 5

•Chair Yoga for Relaxation is held at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Yelm Timberland Library. Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Come relax as Helen leads us through calming stretches and balance.

 

Saturday, April 6

•Friends of Yelm Library will hold its monthly first-Saturday book/dvd/cd sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yelm Library. Featured this month are mysteries/thrillers. Proceeds support library programs. Sponsored by Friends of Yelm Library volunteers, who also welcome visitors to their monthly meeting at 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month at the library program.

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