|JOIN OUR LOYAL LISTENER CLUB ... & WIN A TABLET COMPUTER?! When you join the Mixx 96.1 Loyal Listener Club, you will be placed in a drawing for a tablet computer from 4th Dimension Computers & Technology (chance of winning typically around 1 in 150, great odds!) and we'll email you weekly newsletters with community events news & more chances to win. The Loyal Listener Club is sponsored by Color Graphics/Deer Creek Awards. Registration is free! Click here to join!|
|Dave Mann & the Mobile Mixx broadcast live from the huge tent sale at Car Toys in Olympia (just off I-5 on Pacific), like the Samsung Galaxy S5 as low as $99, Saturday, July 26 11am-2pm.|
|CHEHALIS ROCKS THE REC! Mixx 96.1 & the City of Chehalis have teamed up to bring you Music in the Park at Recreation Park (I-5 Exit 78) Fridays at 7pm, with Steve Stefanowicz "The Human Jukebox" and the Cherry Cherry Neil Diamond Tribute July 25, the Voetberg Family Band and the funky, bluesy grooves of Bump Kitchen August 1, and the New Blues Brothers Power Revue with Merrilee Rush August 8! FREE fun for the whole family!|
|FUNGI-TASTIC! Enjoy the humongous 'Shroom Feast, many chefs on stage, entertainment, as well as a Kidzone featuring a balloon twister, Ronald McDonald, bounce houses, and Cap'n Bill and the Lost Boys Pirates at the Pacific NW Mushroom Festival put on by Hawks Potary Saturday & Sunday, July 26-27 10am-6pm both days at the Regional Athletic Complex at Marvin & Steilacoom roads, with the Grow in the Dark 5K run Friday, July 25th at 9pm.|
|FREE DOWNTOWN FUN! Come on down to downtown, Olympia that is, for Play! at the Well, family activities and performances at the newly renovated Artesian Commons Saturdays 11am-2pm July 26, August 2, and August 9! July 26 features Olympia Family Theater's "The Lion, Witch & the Wardrobe." August 2 will have a performance by the Heartsparkle Players. August 9 blues-rock band Blue Laces will play. Sponsored by Capital Recovery Services Downtown Ambassador Program & Mixx 96.1, with activities provided by Boys & Girls Club of Thurston County and TOGETHER!|
|FREE MUSIC! Olympia's free Music in the Park returns for its 35th Season with concerts every Wednesday through August 27 7-8pm at Sylvester Park in downtown Olympia at Capitol and Legion Way, plus a bonus concert at the Port Plaza Friday, August 1 (Blues Power Revue). www.MusicintheParkOlympia.com|
|FREE FAMILY FUN! Lacey Parks & Recreation presents Lacey in Tune, free music, movies, and entertainment for children and families throughout the summer at Huntamer Park (corner of 7th & Woodland Sq. Loop). You can see the Children's Entertainment Series Tuesdays at 6:30pm through August 5, Concert Series Wednesdays at noon through August 6, and Music & Movies Saturdays through August 9 (concerts 7pm, movies at dusk). Bring your own seating; food available for sale.|
|REGAL SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS! Participating Regal theaters are showing family fun movies for $1 every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am. See www.regmovies.com/Movies/Summer-Movie-Express for schedule at your local Regal theater. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. The Summer Movie Express will run through August 20 at Regal's Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX in Lacey.|
|HELP FIGHT CANCER! Make a difference where you live! Walk in an American Cancer Society Relay For Life in your community. Find your local ACS Relay details here (Yelm-Rainier's August 2 is coming up!) and come together to celebrate, remember, and fight back!|
|RUN TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS! AUSA, Norma’s Burgers, and Mixx 96.1 ask you to support our troops by running with them! The Thunder Rumble 5 and 10K family race in Tumwater Saturday, August 16 is put on by the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), a non-governmental group that exists to support, engage, and show appreciation for JBLM soldiers and their families. Have a blast running or walking on a flat course perfect for all levels. Register now at thunderrumble.com!|
CATCH A BIG FISH! Win big prizes in the South Sound Salmon Derby! There's over $5,000 in cash and prizes including $1000 for biggest fish! Buy your tickets now at Cabela’s for the derby, barbeque, and awards banquet at Olympia’s Swantown Marina Saturday, August 16! Kids’ Derby is free – with $100 first prize! From the South Sound Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers!
|THURSTON COUNTY CHAMBER MIXXER! NOW FREE! The Law Offices of Jennie Patton Attorney at Law, 2018 Caton Way in West Olympia, will be the location of the next Morning Mixxer Tuesday, August 5 7:30-8:30am. This monthly networking event is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere. Sponsored by Anchor Bank & Mixx 96.1.|
|DICK PUST ON MIXX 96.1! Dick Pust, who began his career in broadcasting over 50 years ago, has two shows on Mixx 96.1 - Saturday Morning Conversation airs Saturdays at 8am while It's Your Community is Sunday mornings at 9!|
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