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Streetlight conversion to LEDs scheduled to begin in October

The City of Olympia has contracted with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to replace streetlights throughout the City with new LED lights. These lights are owned by PSE and are typically located on wooden utility poles. This work will complete the

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]

Prepare yourself for a theatrical extravaganza, a thespian feat seldom seen before! Think of it, 37 (ish) plays, from 400 years ago performed in 97 minutes (or so), a virtual cast of hundreds brought to life by three brave men

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Priority sanitary sewer repairs

The City develops an annual list of priority sewer pipe repair projects based on information gathered through video inspections of sewer lines and established pipe condition ratings. Pipe sections that cannot be repaired by City Operations staff are identified for

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Best of Western Washington

Several downtown businesses are nominated in various categories in King 5/Evening Magazine’s Best Of Western Washington contest. Voting goes until October 24th. Vote for your favorite downtown business!  

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Gingerbread is back!

Wahoo, it’s back….Gingerbread Village 2014.  Bakers, builders, architects and creative geniuses of all types, check us out at Arts Walk.  Sign up at the Washington Center for Performing Arts to build your gingerbread structure to benefit SideWalk, a homeless advocacy

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YWCA of Olympia announces their 2014 Women of Achievement

20th annual gala honors South Sound women making positive impact in the community The words are powerful, the impact broad, the commitment unquestionable.      “She is an incredible representation of female empowerment,      strength and sense of self.”      “Her

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Harlequin Productions Partners with other local nonprofits

Harlequin Productions is taking applications now through October 31, 2014 for their Community Partnership Program 2015. Nonprofit partners receive 150 tickets to Harlequin Productions’ final dress rehearsals, which they may sell as a fundraiser or give as thank you gifts

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Conversations re: Tacoma

  Join us for the 6th season of community forums focused on design issues relevant to Tacoma’s urban neighborhoods and downtown core – a healthy dialogue can lead to thoughtful action.  Each forum is followed by an informal after-party to

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Late fall sports

It’s not too early to register for late fall youth sports at the Y! Registration is currently open and the deadline is October 8th. Y sports leagues are a great way to make new friends, stay active and learn new

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YWCA of Olympia seeks Business of Achievement nominations

The YWCA of Olympia is pleased to announce a NEW nomination category for their 20th Annual Women of Achievement Celebration. The YWCA of Olympia is currently accepting nominations from the community in support of businesses who exemplify the YWCA of Olympia’s

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