Friday, Nov. 9
•Chair Yoga for Relaxation is held at 11:30 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 Rocks! Will hold a Rock Paint and Trade Night, 6-8 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Yelm, 805 E Yelm Ave. Meet local artists, learn new techniques, make new friends, treats and light beverages.
Saturday, Nov. 10
•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.
•Bucoda’s Annual Odd Fellows Bazaar is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bucoda Community Center, at the corner of 7th Street and Main Street.
•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 Yelm Timberland Library presents Builders & Tinkerers at 1:30 p.m. Take the library’s collection of technology tools, add lots of LEGO® bricks and you have an afternoon made for Builders and Tinkerers. Come to the library to tweak, test, try out, create, build and program the library’s Ozobot & Dash robots, Snap Circuits, and LEGO® collection. Sponsored by the Friends of the Yelm Timberland Library.
•The Highway 507 Young Life annual benefit auction will start at 6 p.m. at Yelm Prairie Christian Center, 501 NE 103rd Ave. Buy tickets online at http://younglife.tofinoauctions.com/hwy507. $15 per person or $20 per couple. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11
•The City of Yelm along with the VFW and Foreign Legion will host a Veterans Day celebration 3 p.m. at Yelm City Park. The event will include a 30 minute ceremony and after everyone is invited to hang out for a social gathering with hotdogs, chips, and soda for everyone free of charge.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
•The Yelm Timberland Library presents Movies That Matter at 5:30 p.m. Join us for meaningful movies followed by exploration and conversation. This month’s film is “Page One: Inside the New York Times,” directed by Andrew Rossi.
•Yelm Pageturners will discuss “The Highest Tide” by Jim Lynch at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
•Yelm WA So. Thurston CWC affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries will hold a Luncheon 12-1:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 408 2nd St. SE. The event will feature a bake sale and bazaar as well as speaker Lois Williams who will discuss “Gifts for Christmas.” Reservations and cancellations essential, call Linda at 360-446-2974 or Judy at 360-458-0510.
Saturday, Nov. 17
•Hope Restored Christian Ministries will hold a chili cook off, 4-7 p.m. at the Carlson Cabin, 301 W Yelm Ave. Bring a pot of chili and participate in an auction and raffle. Proceeds help with the purchase of plane tickets to Uganda. Call 360-480-9126.
Saturday, Dec. 1
•Christmas in the Park starts at 11 a.m. with a parade and picks up in Yelm City Park with free family entertainment and activities and free food.
Saturday, Dec. 8
•Yelm Lions will host its annual Christmas Store and Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carlson Cabin.
Saturday, Dec. 15
•Yelm Midday Lions will host its annual Free Movie Toy Drive at Yelm Cinemas. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. to see either Fred Claus at 9 a.m. or A Christmas Carol at 9:10 a.m. Admission is a new and unwrapped toy. Kids receive a free kids pack.