Friday, May 3

•Tahoma Valley Golf Course presents a golf scramble, hosted by Yelm Real Estate and Business Network, at 8 a.m. at the golf course. A team of four will cost $270, which includes a cart, lunch and two drinks each.

•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, May 4

•We Love Rainier, Washington, and City of Rainier present Rainier’s Summer Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through July 27 at Holiday Park, in Rainier. The park is located next to Main Street Cookie Company. Contact Sarah Christensen for vendor information at 623-696-9769.

•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.

 

Monday, May 6

•TOPS of Yelm meets Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Yelm Prairie Christian Center, 501 103rd Ave. 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.

•Phoenix Company Cards & Games LLC will host a free craft and game night from 5-7 p.m. at 303 Creek St S.E., Yelm. 

 

Tuesday, May 7

•Yelm Dollars for Scholars will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. in the Yelm High School library. This general meeting is to plan and make happen the annual Dollars for Scholars auction event held in March, that provides scholarships to Yelm High School graduating seniors. New volunteers are always welcome. Questions call, 360-458-6106.

•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.

•Friends of the Yelm Timberland Library will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month, at the library. Support the library and the programs it provides. Get involved by using your talents to support community growth. All are welcome!

 

Wednesday, May 8

•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 followed by block play. This is an early learning program.

•United Methodist Church presents “Magnetic May” at noon to 1:30 p.m. at 408 2nd St. S.E. $10. There will be first-timer and door-prize drawings. Features Karen Ansteth and Donna Morse. Sponsored by South Thurston CWC, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. Call 360-458-5898 for more information.

 

Friday, May 10

•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, May 11

•Yelm Post Office is doing a food drive. Bag healthy non-perishable food items and place by you mailbox for your letter carrier to pick up and deliver to food banks and pantries in you community.

•Tahoma Valley Golf Course and Veterans Independence Foundation present the First Annual Charity Golf Classic at 8 a.m. at the gold course, 15425 Mosman Ave. SW, Yelm. The proceeds will aid veterans. Packages start at $95. Register at veteransindependencefoundation.org or the Pro Shop.

•We Love Rainier, Washington, and City of Rainier present Rainier’s Summer Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through July 27 at Holiday Park, in Rainier. The park is located next to Main Street Cookie Company. Contact Sarah Christensen for vendor information at 623-696-9769.

•The 24th Annual Prairie Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. a various locations. Visit www.prairieappreciationday.org for find out more information on these free events.

•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, May 14

•Yelm Pageturners meets at 7 p.m. and the library. Join them for a discussion of “Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our Recent History” by Kati Marton.

Wednesday, May 15

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Fireside Jams at 5:30 p.m. at the library. Bring your acoustic instrument and come ready to participate at this open music session. Open to seasoned pros and absolute newbies.

 

Friday, May 17

•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, May 18

•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.

 

Tuesday, May 21

•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.

 

Wednesday, May 22

•Yelm TImberland Library presents “Live @ the Library: Hiroya Tsukamoto” at 6 p.m. at the library. Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto takes the audience on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.

 

Friday, May 24

•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, May 25

•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.

 

Friday, May 31

•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, June 1

•The Roy Pioneer Rodeo will run on June 1-2 at the Roy rodeo grounds, 8710 Higgins Greig Road. Visit www.royrodeo.com for more information. 

 

Monday, June 3

•Yelm Dollars for Scholars will hold its Scholarship Awards Night at 6 p.m. in the Yelm High School Performing Arts Center.

 

Tuesday, June 4

•Friends of the Yelm Timberland Library will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month, at the library. Support the library and the programs it provides. Get involved by using your talents to support community growth. All are welcome!

 

Friday, June 7

•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.

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