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City News & Upcoming Events

A lot is happening in our vibrant and growing city! From events to public information notices, it's all here on this page. Make it your first stop when you visit our website to ensure you are always aware of what is going on in the great City of Tenino.

Food Summit

The Thurston County Economic Development Council (EDC) invites you to join them on Friday, October 20 or Saturday, October 21 at the Student Union Building on the South Puget Sound Community College Mottman Campus in Olympia for a food summit. The celebration of local food culture will include tastings, music, networking, and much more! Please see our food summit flyer for more information.

Guac Talk

Thurston County Commissioner John "Hutch" Hutchings invites you to attend a "Guac Talk" on Friday, November 3, 2017, at either Dan Juan's in Tenino from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or at Peppers in Olympia from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come join the discussion about community economic development, and enjoy some chips and guacamole too! Please see our Guac Talk flyer for additional details.

Thurston County Sheriff Explorer Program

The Thurston County sheriff explorer post is seeking new members!

The program is for people age 14 1/2 to 21 years old and allows those who have an interest in law enforcement to experience police operations.

In the classroom explorers learn about the various aspects of policing including: demonstrations from our SWAT, DIVE, K9, and narcotics teams, investigative techniques, and evidence and crime scene investigations.

In the field explorers ride along with deputies, help with parking and security at community events, and serve as actors at the SWAT and RIOT training.

Meetings are on the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. Please feel free to stop by a meeting if you have an interest in the program. For additional information, please see the explorers program flyer or call (360) 786.5848.

Court Date Change!

Beginning in October, Tenino Municipal Court will be held on the third Tuesday of every month. Here are the dates for the remainder of 2017: October 17, November 21, December 19.

City Hall Trick or Treat

Tenino City Hall will be open for "Trick or Treater's" this year from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., so be sure to stop by and say "Boo" to your City Hall Staff!

2017 Pumpkin Dash 5k/10k and Lil' Monster Halloween Hustle

The Tenino combined PTA is sponsoring its annual Pumpkin Dash on Saturday, October 28, 2017, in the Tenino Elementary multi-purpose room. The Pumpkin Dash is designed for those who wish to participate in either a 5k or 10k run, while the Lil' Monster Halloween Hustle is for those under age 12 to have some fun, too! Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and come join the fun! Race registration opens at 8:00 a.m. and the 5k/10k begins at 9:00 a.m. The Halloween Hustle begins at 9:30 a.m. Please call Kerri Jeter at (443) 942.4004 for more information.

Veteran's Honor Roll Wall Coming to the City Park

The Tenino VFW Post 5878, in partnership with P.A.R.C., is soliciting donations for a new Veteran's Honor Roll Wall that they will construct in Tenino's City Park. With a donation of $100, you can have a red paving brick permanently displayed by the Veteran's Honor Roll Wall. This display will be part of a larger work honoring all veterans, but will place special emphasis on veterans who either graduated or attended Tenino High School. If you or your business is interested in donating to this project, please complete the form listed below and send it, along with your check or money order, to Tenino VFW Post 5878/P.A.R.C., PO Box 386, Tenino, WA 98589.