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Win! Tribond – Adult Swim and Dance Gala!

You could win tickets to the Comics, Costumes and Cocktails Adult Swim event at the Hands On Children’s Museum Friday, February 22  plus Studio West Dance Theatre’s Dance to Make a Difference Charity Gala Saturday, February 23! Play TriBond February 18-22 at 7:40am, brought to you by the Law Offices of Althauser Rayan Abbarno in Centralia and Olympia!

Win! Cari’s Contest – Ailey II!

You could win tickets to see the Ailey II dance troupe at the Pantages in Tacoma Sunday, March 3 at 3pm! Play “Link’em” 3:20 weekday afternoons February 18-22 on KXXO Mixx 96.1! Contest number is 360-943-9696; you can only win Link’em once every 60 days.

Win! Quinault Beach Resort and Casino Getaway!

February is for Lovers at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino! Enter now for your chance to win a two-night Romance Package from Quinault Beach Resort! Complete rules on the entry form. Of course, everyone is a winner with a stay at the Quinault Beach Resort! It is so close your getaway is easier than you think! See all the specials from Quinault Beach Resort and enjoy life a little – you deserve it! 

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Mixx 96.1 and 4th Dimension Computers & Technology, the Olympia area’s number one outlet for computers and service, are giving you a chance to win a new tablet computer! If you are NOT already a member of the the KXXO Mixx 96.1 Loyal Listener Email Club, Click here to join and be automatically entered for the next drawing (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold).

Free Fun! Olympia Third Thursday!

Experience Downtown Olympia on Third Thursdays! Participating shops stay open until 8pm and feature deals, guest authors, artists, and refreshments! Eateries offer chef and barista specials and entertainment! Thursday, February 21 enjoy street performers 4:30-8pm and take part in the Challenge Game for fun and prizes! See for more info on contests and activities! Presented by Providence Health Services in partnership with the Olympia Downtown Alliance and KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Kazu! Lacey Loves to Read!

Kazu Kibuishi, New York Times best-selling author and illustrator of the Amulet graphic novel series, is this year’s Lacey Loves to Read author. Lacey Loves to Read is a community literacy initiative designed to unite readers of all ages around the works of one author. Kibuishi is also the editor and art director of the EXPLORER and FLIGHT comic anthologies, and the creator of the webcomic Copper. He illustrated the covers for the Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Edition paperbacks. Meet him at a free author reception Thursday, February 21 at 7pm at River Ridge High School.

Adult Swim! Comics, Costumes and Cocktails!

Eat, Drink and Play your way through Hands On Children’s Museum at their 21+ Adult Swim event Comics, Costumes and Cocktails! Dress as your favorite comic book character and compete in the costume contest, silkscreen a cape, make a mask, meet Batman, learn how to animate comics and so much more Friday, February 22nd, 7-10pm. It’s a night of nerdy fandom!

Strong Women! Elizabeth Smart and Interfaith Women’s Conference!

Associated Ministries present two programs for women: Be inspired by abduction and abuse survivor Elizabeth Smart at the Rialto Theater in Tacoma Friday, March 8. Then, Saturday, March 9, renew your personal spiritual life and engage with others to spur positive change at the Interfaith Women’s Conference in University Place 8am-5pm, featuring our own Cari Palmer as a workshop leader. Register at  

Kitsap Builds! Peninsula Home and Garden Expo!

Tackle those spring projects with the help of the experts at the Peninsula Home and Garden Expo  March 15-17 (Friday noon-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm) at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. It’s the biggest and best home show west of Seattle and features seminars (including Ciscoe Morris!), the Outdoor Garden Art Walk, and the Lego Challenge for kids!

NEW! Dean Lewis – Be Alright

NEW! Dan + Shay – Tequila

NEW! Keala Settle – This is Me

#3 Lauv – I Like Me Better

#2 Taylor Swift – Delicate

#1 Maroon 5 – Girls Like You

Marilyn Roberts, Director of Operations for NAMI, talks about support for those with mental illness.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Kathy Dorgan with the Creative Theatre Experience talks about team building through acting.

Leon Benek with Benek Financial Group provides guidance on creating a winning retirement strategy.

Free Mixxer!

PrimeLending – Brandi Heinemeyer, 606 Columbia St. NW, Ste. 106, Olympia 98501 the location of the next Thurston County Chamber Morning Mixxer on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30am. The monthly Morning Mixxer networking event is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere with free coffee and treats.

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