Aug 22 & 23 - 15th Annual Sand In The City Brings Free Art & Science Learning To Children

OLYMPIA, WASH.— Washington State’s largest sand festival, Sand in the City®, rolls out 40+ free art and science activities organized by expert educators in this two-day event.

Families are invited to bring their children of all ages to Sand in the City® on Aug. 22 and 23 at the Hands On Children’s Museum on Olympia’s East Bay.

The heart of the festival is the 40 different art and science activities, including the Sand Carving Exhibition. Beginning Saturday, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the public can watch the masters carve. On Sunday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., visitors can view the completed masterpieces.

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Tacoma/Lakewood Area I-5 Concrete Panel Work Begins Thursday Night

TACOMA – Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin replacing 10 of 21 concrete panels on northbound and southbound Interstate 5 in Pierce County during the overnight hours of Thursday, Aug. 20.

The work requires multiple overnight lane and ramp closures throughout the weekend. Traffic congestion is expected to build as morning hours progress on Saturday, Aug. 22, and Sunday, Aug. 23. Motorists are advised to plan extra time into their travel plans, and should expect delays.

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Shelton High School Climber Days Schedule

Seniors: Tuesday, August 25 from 8 am to 11 am
Juniors: Tuesday, August 25 from 12 pm to 3 pm
Sophomores: Tuesday, August 26 from 8:30 am to 12 pm

All Sophomores are here for the entire time on August 26th.

Seniors and Juniors may show up at any time during the designated windows above for the purpose of picking up your schedule, receiving locker assignments, taking school pictures, paying existing fines, and paying fees (parking, annuals, ASB cards, etc.).