What's happening in the first week of March — Native Plant and Festival Sale, Yelm Dollars for Scholars and others!

Catch artistic and charitable events for the first week of March!


Say goodbye to February as March knocks on the door.

Olympia Mountaineers presents Banff Film Festival, March 1-3, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is back to bring the best action, environment, and adventure films to Olympia! Visit the Capitol Theater to experience these films on the big screen. The playlists are different each night, so come for one night, or all three! Discount tickets are available if you purchase a ticket for multiple nights. Click this link for more details. 

29th Yelm Dollars for Scholars Annual Dinner and Auction, March 1-9
This fundraiser will feature an online auction from March 1-8 and a live auction and dinner on Saturday, March 9, 2024. The online auction from March 1 to March 8 provides an opportunity for bidders to explore a diverse selection of items, from unique experiences to exclusive memorabilia, all from the comfort of their homes. The highlight of the 29th Annual Auction will be the in-person live auction and dinner on Saturday, March 9, at the Lake Lawrence Community Club. Guests can look forward to an evening filled with culinary delights, exclusive item bidding, and beloved highlights such as the dessert dash and bling ring raffle. Click this link for more details. 

2024 Native Plant and Festival Sale, Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thurston Conservation District is holding its annual sale on Saturday at the Thurston County Fairgrounds! Join them for this exciting event and come shop for affordable native plants and learn how to create beneficial backyard habitats. Cash only! They'll have a number of local vendors, community partner information booths, live music, hot coffee, and food trucks! Click this link for more details.

Variations on Falling, March 3
The South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Theatre Collective presents the first staging of Variations on Falling at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Black Box from Feb. 23 to March 3, 2024. Variations on Falling by F.K. Jenkins follows three sisters who return to their family home after a tragedy to confront their shared past and decide how they can move forward. Click this link for more details.

Parenting Classes with Emily McMason: Discipline 101, Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Come learn with Emily McMason, Certified Parent Coach, about setting boundaries and clear expectations that will help your children feel safe and supported in their development! Explore proven techniques that create family-specific change that works. Essentially, Emily brings her parenting “pixie dust” expertise to you and tackles your child-raising concerns. Click this link for more details.


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