In observance of Independence Day we will be closed on Thursday, July 4. We'll reopen on Friday, July 5.

Community Homebuyer Class

Join us to learn about the advantages of homeownership: predictability, equity, savings, possible tax benefits, appreciation and stability. Our Community Homebuyer Classes cover the benefits and responsibilities associated with homeownership. Learn about budgeting & saving, the importance of credit, loan options, general timelines & processes and the key players on your home-buying team. Complimentary refreshments…

Light & Truth Gala

The annual Light & Truth Gala gives us the opportunity each year to celebrate the amazing young men and women of Pope John Paul II High School, while raising support for student financial assistance and operations. The entire JPII community of patrons, alumni, parents and grandparents are invited to attend.

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Concert

Olympia Symphony Orchestra – Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Worldwide internet sensation and local favorite, Nathan Chan (, performs Tan Dun’s Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Cello Concerto, a concert work based on Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning film.

Readers are Leaders Benefit Breakfast

Enjoy an inspiring speech from Chris Reykdal, Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Honor local Literacy Champions for their exceptional commitment to literacy. Invest in children’s literacy and bring the joy and promise of books and reading to all South Sound Children. This is a free event. An invitation to invest in our mission and support children’s literacy will…

A Night on the Town

The evening includes a one-of-a-kind live auction and finishes with the much-anticipated after-party with exceptional musical performances. Tickets to attend are $150 per person and include a cocktail social, four-course dinner, live auction, and after-party.  

Nisqually Valley Home & Garden Show

The Nisqually Valley Home & Garden Show kicks off the spring season with tips and tricks for successful summer gardening. The Nisqually Valley Home Show is Yelm’s premiere home improvement trade show. With over 100 vendors, show-goers will find something for all their needs! Brought to you by the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce and participating…

Olympia Arts Walk

Olympia Arts Walk is a semi-annual community event celebrating the arts. Since 1990, thousands gather in downtown Olympia in both the Spring and Fall for a festive arts experience that uses creativity to connect and engage. 2023 Dates are April 28-29 and October 6-7.

Raise for Rowyn - Circus Nights

Raise for Rowyn’s 2023 Auction and Gala will be held in the Cowlitz Ballroom at the Ilani Casino on Saturday, April 15. Come dressed for this year’s “Circus Nights” theme! Proceeds from the event support families struggling with the loss of a child.  

Math for Life

Math for Life’s goal is to promote real-life math skills through a program that connects the business community and education. Go on a scavenger hunt to local businesses in our region and find out how they use math! How to Participate: Students in K-12 are eligible to participate. Receive a Math for Life Map at…