Capitol Campus Activities and Events

Events and activities in public spaces on the Washington State Capitol Campus, including Heritage, Sylvester and Marathon Parks. For more information please call (360) 902-8881.

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Thursday, 4/28/2016 - 4/28/2016: Bible based literature offered to public free of charge
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nicholas Christ
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Thursday, 4/28/2016 - 4/28/2016: Black Tail Deer Research Final Report
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room,
Estimated attendance: 20-30
Friday, 4/29/2016 - 4/29/2016: Nationwide Nurse-in
Time: 230 p.m. - 430 p.m.
Sponsored by: Nationwide Nurse-in
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: 100
Saturday, 4/30/2016 - 4/30/2016: International Tai-Chi & QiGong day
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Rick Knight
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 7th & Columbia lawns
Estimated attendance: 50 to 75
Sunday, 5/1/2016 - 5/1/2016: CROP Hunger Walk
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Interfaith Works
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: 400
Sunday, 5/1/2016 - 5/1/2016: May Day Protest/Gathering
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington State Voters
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - Tivoli Fountain North Lawn,West Campus - Tivoli Fountain South Lawn
Estimated attendance: 200+ ? not sure
Sunday, 5/1/2016 - 5/1/2016: Thurston County Democratic Convention
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Thurston County Democrats
Event type: Public
Location: Marathon Park
Estimated attendance: 400
Tuesday, 5/3/2016 - 5/3/2016: Promotional Ceremony
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington State Patrol
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 100+
Tuesday, 5/3/2016 - 5/3/2016: DOL - Employee Recognition BBQ
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Driver & Vehicle Records - DOL
Event type: Government
Location: East Campus Plaza - north lawn
Estimated attendance: 100
Tuesday, 5/3/2016 - 5/3/2016: Active Threat Training
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Dept. of Enterprise Services
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 270
Wednesday, 5/4/2016 - 5/4/2016: Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Financial Management (OFM)
Event type: Government
Location: East Campus Plaza - north lawn
Estimated attendance: 3000
Wednesday, 5/4/2016 - 5/4/2016: FSA All-Staff Meeting
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Financial Services Administration
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 200
Wednesday, 5/4/2016 - 5/7/2016: YMCA Youth Legislature
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: YMCA of Greater Seattle/House/Senate
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium,Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine,Legislative Bldg - 4th Floor Mezzanine,Legislative Bldg - State Reception Rm (G),Legislative Building - 2nd Floor Mezzanine,Legislative Building - Columbia room,Legislative Building - North Steps,Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 500
Wednesday, 5/4/2016 - 5/4/2016: National Deaf Rally
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sponsored by: Deaf Grassroots Movement DGM
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: Between 10-500
Thursday, 5/5/2016 - 5/6/2016: Medal of Honor Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Attny. General's Office and Behind the Badge Foundation
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Bldg Steps,Law Enforcement Memorial,Legislative Building - Columbia room,West Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 500
Thursday, 5/5/2016 - 5/5/2016: National Day of Prayer - Concert
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Walla Walla Valley Academy
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 75 - 100
Thursday, 5/5/2016 - 5/5/2016: Legal Marriage Ceremony
Time: 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Elliott George and Emily Wirtz
Event type: Public
Location: Sylvester Park
Estimated attendance: 25
Thursday, 5/5/2016 - 5/5/2016: National Day of Prayer Observance
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Capital Region Ministers Network
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 500
Friday, 5/6/2016 - 5/6/2016: Choir performance
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: White River High School
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: 10
Saturday, 5/7/2016 - 5/7/2016: YMCA Spring Run & Public Agency Challenge
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: South Sound YMCA
Event type: Public
Location: West Campus - other,Winged Victory Memoria
Estimated attendance: 1,500
Sunday, 5/8/2016 - 5/8/2016: Flutes in the Rotunda
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Olympia Flute Choir
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room, Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: 75
Monday, 5/9/2016 - 5/9/2016: Vendor demonstration
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: WDFW Licensing Division
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 40
Monday, 5/9/2016 - 5/12/2016: Holacracy
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Watech
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 30
Tuesday, 5/10/2016 - 5/10/2016: Rainier School Product Sale
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Rainier School Adult Training Program
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 150
Wednesday, 5/11/2016 - 5/11/2016: DSHS - OSSD HQ All Staff
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: DSHS
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/11/2016 - 5/11/2016: Mobile literature cart
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Paul Cox
Event type: Public
Location: East Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Thursday, 5/12/2016 - 5/12/2016: 6th-8th Grade Full Band and Ensembles
Time: 08:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Evergreen Christian School
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 20
Friday, 5/13/2016 - 5/13/2016: DES Visitor Services Volunteer Program Lecture Series
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: DES Visitor Services
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 50
Saturday, 5/14/2016 - 5/14/2016: Miracle Milk Stroll
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sponsored by: Best for Babes
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns
Estimated attendance: 30
Saturday, 5/14/2016 - 5/14/2016: Step-by-Step Charity Walk-A-Thon
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Zonta Club of Olympia
Event type: Public
Location: Marathon Park
Estimated attendance: 50
Saturday, 5/14/2016 - 5/14/2016: Capital City Marathon Kids Run
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Capital City Marathon Association
Event type: Private
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns,
Estimated attendance: 300
Saturday, 5/14/2016 - 5/14/2016: Eatonville High school prom
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Eatonville school district
Event type: Private
Location: Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Bldg - 4th Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Building - Columbia room, Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: 220
Saturday, 5/14/2016 - 5/15/2016: Capital City Marathon
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Capital City Marathon Association
Event type: Private
Location: Sylvester Park,
Estimated attendance: 2200
Sunday, 5/15/2016 - 5/15/2016: In defense of Israel
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Christian Biker Tabernacle
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawn
Estimated attendance: 250
Monday, 5/16/2016 - 5/16/2016: Vendor demonstration
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sponsored by: WDFW Licensing Division
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 30
Monday, 5/16/2016 - 5/16/2016: Office Meeting
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Attorney General's Office
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Tuesday, 5/17/2016 - 5/17/2016: WDFW Employee Recognition Lunch
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: WA Dept of Fish & Wildlife
Event type: Government
Location: East Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 370
Tuesday, 5/17/2016 - 5/17/2016: Employee Recognition and Awards Ceremony
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 150
Tuesday, 5/17/2016 - 5/17/2016: State Historic Preservation Awards
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Dept. of Archaeology & Historic Preservation
Event type: Government
Location: West Campus - other,
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/18/2016 - 5/18/2016: Mobile literature cart
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Paul Cox
Event type: Public
Location: East Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Wednesday, 5/18/2016 - 5/18/2016: Training - Unstable Slopes
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: DNR Forest Practices Division
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2,
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/18/2016 - 5/19/2016: Strategic Mapping Event
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Employment Security Department - WCDD
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 60
Thursday, 5/19/2016 - 5/19/2016: Excellence Workshop
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: DSHS Office of Continuous Improvement
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 60
Thursday, 5/19/2016 - 5/20/2016: World Fish Migration Day
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Event type: Government
Location: Natural Resources Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 10
Thursday, 5/19/2016 - 5/19/2016: Puget Sound Partnership Partner Summit & ECB meeting
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Puget Sound Partnership
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 120
Friday, 5/20/2016 - 5/20/2016: National Bike To Work Day
Time: 07:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: Intercity Transit
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - 5th & Water Street lawns
Estimated attendance: 100
Friday, 5/20/2016 - 5/20/2016: Letters About Literature Awards Ceremony
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Secretary of State - State Library
Event type: Government
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 200
Saturday, 5/21/2016 - 5/21/2016: Washington State Democrats 10th Congressional District caucus
Time: 12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Washington State Democrats
Event type: Private
Location: Legislative Building - Columbia room
Estimated attendance: 225
Saturday, 5/21/2016 - 5/21/2016: No Child Wet Behind Diaper Drive & Fundraiser 5k & Family Fun Run
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sponsored by: Doulas Northwest
Event type: Public
Location: Heritage Park - All
Estimated attendance: 100-300
Sunday, 5/22/2016 - 5/22/2016: Girl Scout Walk Together Around Capitol Grounds and Capitol Lake
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sponsored by: Capitol Volkssport Club
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - North Steps
Estimated attendance: 50+
Monday, 5/23/2016 - 5/24/2016: Teamsters L117 2017-19 Contract Negotiations
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: OFM
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium
Estimated attendance: 50
Monday, 5/23/2016 - 5/23/2016: Concert in Rotunda
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Sponsored by: Kamiakin Middle School
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda,
Estimated attendance: 50
Tuesday, 5/24/2016 - 5/24/2016: Fawcett guitar club
Time: 12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Sponsored by: Fawcett Elementary School
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 50
Tuesday, 5/24/2016 - 5/24/2016: Personnel/Payroll Association
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Office of Financial Management
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/25/2016 - 5/25/2016: State HR Staff Meeting
Time: 10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by: OFM
Event type: Government
Location: General Administration Auditorium,
Estimated attendance: 60
Wednesday, 5/25/2016 - 5/25/2016: Dept of Licensing - DVR All Staff Meeting
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Dept of Licensing
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 100
Wednesday, 5/25/2016 - 5/25/2016: Mobile literature cart
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Paul Cox
Event type: Public
Location: East Campus - other
Estimated attendance: 4
Wednesday, 5/25/2016 - 5/25/2016: Active Threat Training
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Dept. of Enterprise Services
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2
Estimated attendance: 270
Thursday, 5/26/2016 - 5/26/2016: Noon Performance in Capitol Rotunda
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Sponsored by: LaVenture Middle School Symphonic Band
Event type: Public
Location: Legislative Building - Rotunda
Estimated attendance: 35
Thursday, 5/26/2016 - 5/26/2016: All staff meeting
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored by: Department of Licensing
Event type: Government
Location: Office Building 2,
Estimated attendance: 250