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Here are the highlights for July 31 – August 7

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Here are a few events in Thurston County and online to keep you entertained in the coming week!

Humanity in Print: Literature and Human Rights – Sat., July 31, 11:00 a.m.

We don’t extend human rights to people we don’t see as fully human. So how do we develop empathy for those we view as alien or inhuman? Join Professor Richard Middleton-Kaplan as he shares stories about human rights activists he has encountered throughout his academic career. Click here to know more

LoveOly Summer Fest: Sat., July 31, starting at noon.

Experience the annual LoveOlySummerFest, a street festival in historic Downtown Olympia that includes live music, activities for kids and families, interactive art installations and a Biergarten featuring local craft brews. Click here to know more.  

Summer Sip & Shop Market: Sat., July 31, starting at noon.

Come for live music by Patina, stay for food trucks, shopping of all kinds.  Kids and dogs welcome! Click here to know more.

Movies at the Marina: Sat., July 31, 4:00 p.m.

 Join Port of Olympia for an evening of Movies at the Marina! Bring your own chairs and blankets. Click here for more information.

Sam Miller Presents: “People I Love, Doing Comedy” Part III, The Olympia Show: Sat., July 31, 7:00 p.m.

 Local Comedian Sam Miller brings his favorite Comedians to BOP Studio's Black Box Theater at the Capital Mall. Click here for more information.

Writing as Self-Love : Tue., August 3, 2:00 p.m.

 Why write about uncomfortable experiences? And why share them with others? In this writing workshop, Richardson fuses the ancient art of African storytelling with modern spoken word poetry to show audiences how putting difficult emotions into words can help us heal from traumatic experiences. Click here for more information.

Lacey In Tune – Swantowne Concert: Wed., August 4, starting at noon.

Join five of the South Sound’s top pro musicians for a long-awaited live music with a boost of original and carefully selected popular songs. Click here for more information.

Play in the Park – Reptile Man: Thu.,  August 5, 2:00 p.m.

Join Reptile Man, Scott Peterson for a hands-on interactive experience with some of the world's coolest reptiles. Click here for more information.

WA State Senior Games Pickleball Tournament: Fri – Sun., August 6 – 8:00 a.m.

Join Washington State Senior Games for fun, fellowship, and some friendly competition. The purpose of the Washington State Senior Games is to keep seniors healthy and productive. Click here for more information.

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