GingerBread Village Social
Nov
24
5:00 PM17:00

GingerBread Village Social

It’s time once again for SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village! As part Olympia’s annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration, the Gingerbread Village at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts has become a community favorite. Thousands of visitors each year come to see a stunning variety of gingerbread house and castle designs, created by teams of local bakers and artists.

On Saturday evening, November 24, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 PM, during the Gingerbread Social, the houses will be auctioned off for continued enjoyment at homes or local businesses through the holidays! Tickets are $25.

Tickets will be available through the Washington Center for Performing Arts Box Office and online here: https://www.washingtoncenter.org/event/

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GingerBread Village Public Viewing
Nov
25
12:00 PM12:00

GingerBread Village Public Viewing

It’s time once again for SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village! As part Olympia’s annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration, the Gingerbread Village at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts has become a community favorite. Thousands of visitors each year come to see a stunning variety of gingerbread house and castle designs, created by teams of local bakers and artists.

On Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2018 from 11 AM to 3:00 PM, the houses and castles will be available for public viewing! View and vote ($1 per vote) on one-of-a-kind creations to benefit SideWalk’s mission to end homelessness in Thurston County.

All proceeds go towards SideWalk’s mission of ending homelessness in Thurston County.

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Laugh with a Purpose - Live local comedy with Sam Miller to benefit SideWalk
Nov
1
5:30 PM17:30

Laugh with a Purpose - Live local comedy with Sam Miller to benefit SideWalk

Click to buy tickets now! All proceeds benefit SideWalk!

Thursday 11/15 - 35th Annual Olympia Film Festival
SideWalk Presents LIVE LOCAL COMEDY with
Sam Miller, Nathaniel Wolfe, Khadija Hassan, Kento Azegami, and more!
7:00pm doors / 8:00pm show
$10 suggested donation
Proceeds benefiting SideWalk
Come early for dinner!

Headlined by Olympia’s own (unfortunately) Sam Miller, you’ll be sure to bust up laughing at him (and MAYBE with him) at this comedy show benefiting SideWalk, a local non-profit on a mission to end homelessness in Thurston County. Sam will be joined by a cast of hilarious fellow Olympians Nathaniel Wolfe, Khadija Hassan, Kento Azegami, and more! Proceeds from ticket sales benefit SideWalk
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Sam Miller Bio:

Sam Miller grew up in Rural Pierce County and moved to Olympia at the age of 14. He has lived in Olympia off an on since that time. In his 35 years on earth, He has been a farm hand, a ranch hand, an inmate, a wildland firefighter, a dishwasher, a warehouse worker, assistant preschool teacher, a chemical dependency counselor, and a bouncer. He has lived with Alcoholism and Methamphetamine addiction since his early teens. He is now in recovery going on 10 years and is currently a husband, father, student, Outreach Worker, and comedian. He's performed all over the west coast at Comedy Clubs and Casinos. He won the Comedy On Trial Competition in Seattle in 2016 competed in The Seattle International Comedy Competition in 2017. For 3 consecutive years, he has won awards in "The Best of Olympia" issue of the Weekly Volcano. In 2016 Best Local Hero, 2017 Best Local Celebrity, 2018 Best Comic Relief.

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Volunteer Training Part Two
Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

Volunteer Training Part Two

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Training runs 11 to 4 p.m. at The Community Care Center, 225 State Ave NE. A tour of the the community care center will start at 11 a.m. with the training starting at noon. To sign up, go to http://walkthurston.org/volunteer. Bring a 3-ring binder if you have one; no other materials required. For information, transportation assistance or accessibility support, contact Kento Azegami at Kento@walkthurston.org

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Volunteer Training Part One
Oct
9
12:00 PM12:00

Volunteer Training Part One

SideWalk/InterFaith Works Basic Training Day 1: Want to work to end homelessness in the community? Get the training you need to become a volunteer at The Community Care Center in downtown Olympia. Training runs noon to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Olympia, 1224 Legion Way SE. To sign up, go to walkthurston.org/volunteer and fill out the form! Bring a 3-ring binder if you have one; no other materials required. For information, transportation assistance or accessibility support, contact Kento Azegami at Kento@walkthurston.org

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