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Vet­er­ans Me­mo­rial ded­i­ca­tion in Tenino:

The new Vet­er­ans Me­mo­rial in Tenino City Park will be ded­i­cated at a cer­e­mony at 10 a.m. U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and mem­bers of the Thurston County Board of Com­mis­sion­ers are ex­pected to at­tend. Heck and U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky will speak. Tenino Mayor Wayne Fournier will con­clude the cer­e­mony at 11 a.m., mark­ing the mo­ment a cen­tury ago when the Ar­mistice Treaty end­ing World War I took ef­fect. In­for­ma­tion: 360264-2368.

State Capi­tol Vet­er­ans Day and World War I cen­ten­nial event:

The Thurston County Vet­er­ans Coun­cil and state Depart­ment of Vet­er­ans Af­fairs will host a cer­e­mony at 10:30 a.m. in the Ro­tunda in the Leg­isla­tive Build­ing on the Capi­tol Cam­pus. The event will fea­ture per­for­mances by the Amer­i­can Le­gion Band, World War I dis­plays, speak­ers and a tolling of the bells. In­for­ma­tion: 800-562-0132 or bit.ly/2z2AUZU.

Seat­tle Pro Mu­sica con­cert in Olympia:

Seat­tle Pro Mu­sica, a choral or­ga­ni­za­tion made up of four per­form­ing en­sem­bles, will kick off St. John’s Con­cert Se­ries at 3 p.m. at the Epis­co­pal church at 114 20th Ave. SE, Olympia. On the an­niver­sary of the end of World War I, the con­cert pro­gram is in­spired by the Christ­mas truce in 1914 dur­ing which roughly 100,000 English, French, and Ger­man troops ceased hos­til­i­ties. The con­cert is open to the pub­lic. Do­na­tions will be taken. A re­cep­tion with re­fresh­ments will fol­low in the par­ish hall. In­for­ma­tion: Mad­dux@hcc.net or 360-4262268.

Vet­er­ans Day dance:

The Roost­er­tails, a rock­a­billy band from Olympia, will play for a swing dance at the Olympia Ea­gles Ball­room, 805 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. There is a swing les­son from 7:30-8 p.m. fol­lowed by danc­ing from 8-10:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $10 per per­son or $8 for stu­dents, vet­er­ans and ac­tive mil­i­tary. Pub­lic of all ages and skill lev­els are wel­come. This is a fundraiser for new win­dows in the Olympia Ea­gles

Ball­room. In­for­ma­tion: 360-951-6553. State Parks free day:

Recre­ation and out­door en­thu­si­asts can visit Wash­ing­ton’s state parks for free and day-use vis­i­tors will not need a Dis­cover Pass for ve­hi­cle ac­cess. It is one of the free days des­ig­nated by the Wash­ing­ton State Parks and Recre­ation Com­mis­sion and is in­tended to honor those who served in the armed forces. The free days ap­ply only at state parks; the Dis­cover Pass is still re­quired on Wash­ing­ton Depart­ment of Fish and Wildlife and Depart­ment of Nat­u­ral Re­sources lands.


Vet­er­ans Day at the Vic­tory Farm: GRuB and the Thurston County Food Bank will honor and cel­e­brate those who have been in the mil­i­tary from noon to 3 p.m. at the Vic­tory Farm un­der con­struc­tion on the site of the fu­ture Lacey Food Bank at 7027 Martin Way E., Lacey. All vet­er­ans are wel­come. In­for­ma­tion: Laura@ good­grub.org to get in­volved.


Panorama Demo­cratic study group: State Reps. Beth Doglio and Lau­rie Dolan will ad­dress “What Is Ahead for the Wash­ing­ton Leg­is­la­ture?” from 1-2 p.m. in the Quin­ault Au­di­to­rium (lower level), 1835 Cir­cle Lane SE, Lacey. All are wel­come. In­for­ma­tion: Go to the Meetup page on­line or call 360-4385454.


State sur­plus fur­ni­ture sale: The state Depart­ment of En­ter­prise Ser­vices’ Sur­plus Op­er­a­tions will honor vet­er­ans by cut­ting fur­ni­ture prices in half at their ware­house re­tail store in Tumwa­ter from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. all three days. The sale in­cludes gen­tly used items that are typ­i­cally only avail­able to state agen­cies and pri­or­ity cus­tomers. Items in­clude desks, chairs, book­shelves, ta­bles, file cab­i­nets, cre­den­zas, mo­bile phones, print­ers and tools. Open to the pub­lic. Show mil­i­tary iden­ti­fi­ca­tion to get 10 per­cent off. The ware­house re­tail store is at 7511 New Mar­ket St. In­for­ma­tion: 360407-2270.


South Sound Story Guild hosts folk­tales: Come hear tra­di­tional epic folk­tales told by vis­it­ing sto­ry­teller Brent Bertsch at 7 p.m. at The Olympia

Cen­ter, 222 Columbia St. NW. Free; all are wel­come. Gover­nor speaks to Thurston Cham­ber Novem­ber fo­rum: Gov. Jay Inslee will speak about Ca­reer Con­nected Learn­ing at the Thurston Cham­ber’s Novem­ber Fo­rum at the Ho­tel RL on Olympia’s west side. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch is served at 11:45 a.m., and the gover­nor will speak at 12:20 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $35 gen­eral ad­mis­sion, $25 for pre­paid Cham­ber mem­bers, and $30 for mem­bers at the door. In­for­ma­tion: thurston­cham­ber.com.


Dis­cov­ery Speaker Se­ries at LOTT’s WET Sci­ence Cen­ter: Life & Loss: Search & Res­cue in Puget Sound with the U.S. Coast Guard is the topic of this month’s talk, which starts at 7 p.m. and wraps up with a Q&A ses­sion about 8:30 p.m. The cen­ter is at 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia. Free. In­for­ma­tion: SSEA­cen­ter. org/dss or 360-915-0773. Oly Third Thurs­day:

The monthly down­town hap­pen­ing is themed “Friends Night Out.” For $15, com­mu­nity mem­bers can pur­chase a “pass­port” pack­age to the event, in­clud­ing an empty bag to be filled with good­ies at par­tic­i­pat­ing re­tail­ers. Pro­ceeds from the sales of the pass­ports go to the Fam­ily Sup­port Cen­ter of the South Sound. Sup­ply is lim­ited to 250 pass­ports, which can be pur­chased at down­townolympia.org/ learn­more. Proof of pur­chase may be re­deemed for the pass­port pack­age from noon to 7 p.m. at the Olympia Down­town Al­liance in­for­ma­tion booth in the U.S. Bank park­ing lot at the cor­ner of Fourth Av­enue and Wash­ing­ton Street.

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