Friday, March 8

•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, March 9

•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, March 11

•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 12

•The City of Lacey Veterans Service Hub, a one stop services office helping veterans and their families is presenting a Dept. of Veteran Affairs benefits seminar from 10 a.m. to noon and against at 6-8 p.m. This free seminar will include topics and information about survivor benefits for spouses and family, understanding how the VA law works, making a claim for benefits. For more information call Keith Looker at 360- 456-3850.

•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. 

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Yelm Pageturners, 7-8 p.m., for adults. Join us for a discussion of “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr. For more information call 360-458-3374.

 

Wednesday, March 13

•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.

•Yelm United Methodist Church presents a March Madness Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 408 Second St. SE, Yelm. Judy Glenny will speak. Reservations and cancellations are essential. Call Linda at 360-446-2974 or Judy at 360-458-0510 for more information. 

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Dungeons & Dragons: The Curse of Strahd, 3-5 p.m., for grades 6-12. Calling all adventurers. Join an ongoing campaign through the land of Barovia. Vampires, werewolves, mysteries and more will be found in this gothic horror campaign. Characters will be provided at the session. No experience with Dungeons & Dragons required. For more information call 360-458-3374.

 

Thursday, March 14

•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 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.

 

Saturday, March 16

•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.

 

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 Woman 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.

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