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.

•Standing Room Only Theater presents “Improv: The Class, Part Deux” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 11 at The Triad Arts Theater. The class fee is $120. 

•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.

•Cub Scouts Pack 634 is doing a hygiene drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6-7 and 13-14 at the Dollar Tree. If anyone wants to donate they can come to Dollar tree during the time listed, or take it to the American legion Post 164.

•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 Davis Family Fundraiser, auction event, will occur from 5-8 p.m. at Yelm Eagles on 11609 Koeppen Road S.E. Local girl Jordyn Davis needs a surgery for a rare condition, so the auction will help pay for trips to and from Chicago, the only place to get her needed surgery for chronic pain and nausea. The condition is called celiac artery compression, caused by Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome.

 

Monday, April 10

•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.

 

Tuesday, April 9

•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.

•Yelm Dollars for Scholars will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. in the Yelm High School commons. 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.

 

Wednesday, April 10

•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 United Methodist Church will throw its Awesome April event from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the church. The cost is $10 to attend. The speaker will be Cathy Rasley. There will be complimentary childcare for those with sack lunches. Call 360-446-2974 or 360-458-5010 for more information.

 

Thursday, April 11

•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 12

•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.

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Reiki Circle, noon to 1 p.m., for adults. Reiki is a form of healing using gentle touch to channel Source Energy. Receive a 5 to 10 minute session of Palm Reiki to activate the natural healing processes and restore physical and emotional well-being. Other Reiki Practitioners welcome to attend. All participants are encouraged to lend their energies to the healing process. The Circle is led by Alice Walsh, a Level 2 Reiki Practitioner who also is versed in tarot, chakra cleansing and pendulums. For more information call 360-458-3374.

 

Saturday, April 13

•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.

•Yelm Timberland Library presents Reiki Circle, noon to 1 p.m., for adults. Reiki is a form of healing using gentle touch to channel Source Energy. Receive a 5 to 10 minute session of Palm Reiki to activate the natural healing processes and restore physical and emotional well-being. Other Reiki Practitioners welcome to attend. All participants are encouraged to lend their energies to the healing process. The Circle is led by Alice Walsh, a Level 2 Reiki Practitioner who also is versed in tarot, chakra cleansing and pendulums. For more information call 360-458-3374.

 

Sunday, April 14

•Truly Motivated Transitional Living presents its 12th Annual Dinner & Benefit Auction to be held at Cascades Camp & Conference Center. Visit tmtl.org for more information or to register.

 

Tuesday, April 16

•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 17

•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 Fireside Jams at 5:30 at the library. Bring your acoustic instrument and come ready to participate at this open session. Open to seasoned pros and absolute newbies.

 

Thursday, April 18

•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 19

•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 20

•Washington Kayak Club, Washington Recreational River Runners, Paddle Trail Canoe Club, and the Nisqually River Foundation present the Second Annual Nisqually River Cleanup from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at McKenna Park, Centralia Power Plant and the 6th Ave WDFW Access Site. They are hoping to recruit volunteers to this event to help with land-based activities such as registrations, photography, trash sorting, etc.

•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, April 23

•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 24

•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.

 

Thursday, April 25

•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 26

•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 27

•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 30

•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.

 

Thursday, May 2

•The 2019 National Prayer for America will be observed noon at Yelm City Park. Call Nora Aldridge at 360-970-2122 or Debi Matthews at 360-894-4378 for more information. 

 

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.

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