Posts Categorized: General

Local Farms Selling Fresh Organic Produce at Convenience Store

As you may have heard, or read in the Olympian, there is a farm-to-market project at the Lucky 7 convenience store located at the corner of 4th Ave. and Eastside St, at the edge of our neighborhood. Now fresh organic produce direct from the farmer is available right nearby on days when the Olympia Farmers… Read more »

Great First Cleanup at Fairview Pathway

Five volunteers came out on Sunday, July 24 to clear brush and brambles from the green space next to the pathway on Fairview between 10th and Union. It was hot, but with tenacity and water, we got about halfway through cleaning up underneath the trees. Check out photos of the pathway in progress. What’s next?… Read more »

Madison Playground Replacement Project

We really need some help and support from the neighborhood folks in preparation work for the new Madison Elementary playground! If you can spare a couple of hours, please, join us at Madison on Saturday, July 23rd, 9am to 1pm. We will continue lifting out remaining bark chips, take apart the last old playtoy and… Read more »

Save the Date to Raise Funds for Madison Elementary!

Two neighborhood events will be held on Saturday, May 7, to benefit programs at Madison Elementary School. Garage / Bake Sale Join your Eastside neighbors for goodies and second-hand treasures! When: Saturday, May 7, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Where: 1515 10th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501 (corner of 10th Ave & Central St) Benefits:… Read more »

Playground Fundraiser Raises $19K+

Parents at Madison are raising money to replace aging and dangerous playground equipment. On March 19, the playground was the beneficiary of the Junior League’s Fund a Need drive at their gala dinner and auction. Attendees raised $19,150! Together with the School District’s commitment they now have 70% of the funds needed to replace the old… Read more »