Donate! School Supplies Drive!

Help local students have the supplies they need to be successful! KXXO Mixx 96.1 will be holding a School Supplies & Fund Drive Friday, August 13 for the Little Red Schoolhouse Project. Drop off school supplies August 13 at KXXO, 119 Washington St. NE, Olympia (calculators are in great demand; no clothing accepted) or donate online anytime! Heritage Bank will match the first $2500 donated, O Bee Credit Union the next $2K, and the Law Firm of Althauser Rayan Abbarno and Capital Heating and Cooling will match further donations up to $1K.


Win! Fair Family Packs and Coffee!

Win a family four-pack of admissions (plus parking!) to the Pierce County Fair in Graham August 12-15 and a bag of hand-crafted whole-bean coffee from Cutters Point Coffee Co.! Play TriBond with Ann and Ty and “Your Good Morning Mixx” on KXXO Mixx 96.1 August 2-6 at 7:40am, brought to you by the Law Offices of Althauser Rayan Abbarno! Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may win TriBond once every 60 days.

Summer Fest Fun! LoveOly!

Downtown Olympia is the place to be Saturdays this summer! LoveOly Summer Fest 2021, a free street festival that includes activities for kids put on by Hands On Children’s Museum, live music and performances, and a beer garden, takes place at at 5th and Washington Saturdays through August 28 from noon to 6pm. Saturday, August 7, catch the rootsy sounds of The Dusty 45s from Seattle and Oly favorites Red and Ruby, with friend of the station LaVon Hardison.

Win! Family Fun at Fair!

The Southwest Washington Fair, an old-fashioned county fair August 17-22 in Chehalis, is a perfect family outing! Enter now for your choice of one of three prize packs: Option 1 – Four fair admissions, parking, PLUS two carnival wristbands! Option 2 – Four fair admissions, parking, PLUS four tickets to the Rodeo Saturday, August 21! Option 3: Four fair admissions, parking, PLUS four tickets to the BIG Demolition Derby Sunday, August 22! Rules on entry form. NOTE: Entries will be shared with fair.

Free! Covid-19 Vaccine!

Everyone 12 or older is now eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine, and there are many sites offering them, some walk-in and others by appointments. You cannot get Covid from the vaccine, but you can save lives! Your kids are much safer getting the vaccine than being driven to school. The state’s Vaccine Locator website shows all the locations within 50 miles of you now offering free vaccines. Get ‘er done so we can all XXO again!

Summer Fun! Hands On’s Summer Splash!

Make your reservations for Summer Splash!, Hands On Children’s Museum’s summer-long festival of fun, sponsored by WSECU, now through August 29! Kids will experience big adventures. They can dig for dinos, sluice for treasures, create bubble mania, skate in their socks, decorate scribble stones, and create with visiting artists. Special activities sponsored by Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry, Macys, and Mary Bridge Children’s Multicare. Get tickets at

Free Fun! Lacey in Tune!

Reservations are no longer required for free Lacey in Tune shows at Huntamer Park – just show up! Tuesdays at 6:30pm through August 10 enjoy the Children’s Entertainment shows! Wednesday Noon Tunes through August 11 provide great lunch-time concerts! Friday Flicks through August 6 feature games at 8pm and family movies at dusk! Click here for complete list!

Fight Cancer! Join Relay For Life!

NOW LIVE! Hope burns bright at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Thurston County! Honor those touched by cancer at the “Night of Hope” Relay For Life and luminaria Saturday, August 14 6-11pm at North Thurston High School! Sign up now and help ACS provide local services like free rides to treatment! Get involved in your community’s Relay For Life and do your part for everyone fighting cancer!

Join Our Team! Great Opportunity!

Sell Radio and Digital Marketing Advertising for KXXO Mixx 96.1. It’s hard work yet fun for the right type of person, and can be very financially rewarding. Experience preferred, but if you’re not afraid to ask for a sale, learning the radio part is easy. Radio sales is really about building relationships and sharing your creativity. Great opportunity for an outgoing person with good oral and written skills who’s looking for a family friendly place to work. Send a letter of interest and resume to

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Loyal Listener Club members get more chances to win – usually a new contest every week in Wednesday’s email! Click here to join (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold). Loyal Listeners are the first to find out what we’re doing – and they’re also our advisory panel, letting us know what we can do to improve KXXO Mixx 96.1. Join now and help us build a better KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Network! Free Mixxer!

Vert Chiropractic, 4444 Lacey Boulevard SE, Suite #E, in Lacey is the location of the next free Thurston County Chamber Morning Mixxer Tuesday, September 7 at 7:30am. The Mixxer is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere. Free coffee and treats! Sponsored by KXXO Mixx 96.1.

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