One of our first posts on this site was a video shot by local flight instructor Jacob Libby, featuring some amazing aerial footage of the Olympia area. The video was an overnight success and continues to generate buzz months later. But Jacob felt like there was more to share. And boy are we glad he did!
We Olympians love our coffee, around here there are dozens of local establishments where one can find amazing blends of internationally brewed coffee. Caffe Vita is one of the best. This downtown jewel is an eclectic place - there’s no doubt about that. And in a city where being eclectic is what pays the bills, Caffe Vita provides an effortlessly raw urban atmosphere that is as appealing to the soul as their delicious coffee is to the taste buds.
Baby Boot Camp® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for prenatal and postnatal women. Our unique program provides expecting women with the opportunity to maintain an optimal, healthy weight during their pregnancy as well as help new moms lose their extra pregnancy weight. Because our program is stroller-based, mom has the bonus of getting into shape while continuing a healthy bond with her child and eliminating the need of a babysitter.
OLYMPIA -- Thurston County Solid Waste and Master Gardener Foundation of Thurston County are teaming up to offer residents the opportunity to purchase reduced price compost bins. The Biostack and Earth Machine compost bins are both available now at the reduced prices while supplies last.
I can't believe that this weekend is already the 4th of July! Where was our spring? Anyhow, I guess it is time to face facts and start planning for the holiday weekend. First order of business? Local fireworks displays around Olympia. Here is a list of local places to take in some spectacular fireworks.
The summer is finally upon us, and Olympia is the place to be for art, culture, and family fun. The summer kicks off with the Greater Olympia Dixieland Jazz Festival, June 23 - 26 at Saint Martin's University's Marcus Pavilion. From July through August enjoy Music In The Park, an event sponsored by the Olympia Downtown Association which offers something for every music lover.
Lacey Parks and Recreation Department is ready for summer! Their annual Lacey Summer Entertainment schedule kicks off tomorrow evening with the first performance in their Children's Entertainment Series. With great entertainment for kids, lunch hour musical performances, and outdoor movie showings, Huntamer Park will be the place to be in Lacey this summer.
The Lacey Rotary Duck Dash is right around the corner, and the weather is supposed to be amazing. This Saturday, June 4th, its time to get your ducks in a row and come out to Tumwater Falls Park. Enjoy the cool breeze from the Deschutes River and watch those duckies dash. You might even win something!
Home is a powerful archetype. Home is a place of refuge, warmth and safety. At its best, it nurtures and feeds the soul. It requires that we pay attention to it's heating, electrical, moisture and air quality maintenance to prevent discomfort. At worst, it needs costly repairs to keep it as a worthwhile structure. But deeper in the psyche, it represents what we really are. It represents the body we wear... our soul's garment.
It looks like another busy weekend around Olympia, and though the weatherman says showers are in store there will still be plenty to do around town. Here is our list of some of the main attractions to help you make your weekend plans.