Upcoming Events

OARS Calendar

Currently known calendar items for OARS & TCARES


6 (10-6) & 7 (11-5) Lacey Spring Fun Fair http://laceyspringfunfair.com/

6 10 am on ROD ROMBERGER WB7CRD church/neighborhood preparedness fair

6 & 7—7 area QSO party

13 & 14, Olympus Road Rally  HYPERLINK "https://www.olympusrally.com/2017-event"https://www.olympusrally.com/2017-event

26-1 pm 'Neighborhood Communications in Emergency Situations, Virgil Clarkson

Lacey Senior Center, 6757 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, WA

20-Lacey STEM Fair, 10-3, Huntamer Park east of Lacey Fred Meyers

21-Capital City Marathon, starts 7 am  HYPERLINK "http://www.capitalcitymarathon.org/"http://www.capitalcitymarathon.org/

26-Lacey Senior Center: “Neighborhood Emergency Communications”


2, 3, 4 SeaPac – ARRL Northwest Division Convention

3 Lacey Presbetyrian Church Preparedness Fair 10-12

17 Swede Day Parade– Rochester – 3-4 units required (typical) 

17, 18 Olympic Air Show—No official radio activity—Just listed for FUN!


24 & 25-Field Day set up on Friday the 23rd, activity from 11 am Saturday to 11 am Sunday http://www.arrl.org/field-day


8-Midnight Rider horse trail ride, dinner at 5:30 to about 2 am, Kennedy Cr. Area

22, 23—Bigfoot 100K & 40 miles http://www.bigfoot200.com/home.html

29-TCARES 5th Saturday exercise

29 & 30- Tacoma Trail Cruisers Smuggler Poker Run—Clarence, AG7BA is lead

See http://www.tacomatrailcruisers.org/smuggler-poker-run.html


11-15, Bigfoot Ultra Marathon http://www.bigfoot200.com/

19,20—but I'm thinking 17,18--ILLW at Cape Disappointment Light House

21—Total solar eclipse day


16 (tentative) TCDEM Emergency Prep Fair – Date and location TBD 

16, 17 Salmon Run  HYPERLINK "http://www.wwdxc.org/salmonrun-435/"http://www.wwdxc.org/salmonrun-435/

30-TCARES 5th Saturday exercise


 6 & 7 (Friday, 5-10pm) & Saturday (Noon-5pm)

19 Great Washington Shakeout at 10:19 am

20, 21, 22 Jamboree on the Air http://jotajoti.info/

26, 7 pm—ARES at DART training at EOC


17-Boy Scout night hike

26-Olympia Downtown Association Holiday Parade – Sunday after Thanksgiving 


30-TCARES 5th Saturday exercise

Year round, for ever, Parks on the Air(POTA), Castles on the Air, Islands on the Air, LighthouseOTA