All are welcome to join this free book discussion group.
No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library
13718 Pacific Ave. S.
Tacoma 98444 • 253-548-3304
Mondays, 6 p.m.
Registration for the RAGE Girls Volleyball League in the Puyallup and Spanaway-Parkland communities will be held on September 13th at Franklin Pierce High School from 8:30am-12:15pm and again on Sept. 20th at Puyallup High School from 8:30am-12:15pm. League play is offered for girls in 3rd-9th grades in both the elementary and junior high divisions. Cost is $45 if registered before September 13th or $50 afterwards and includes a t-shirt, an instructional clinic, and seven matches.
Master Gardener John Valentine shares his expertise in how to:
· Design hoop house greenhouses – from small to large
· Select cold-hardy seed varieties for our local climate
· Manage disease and dampness [Read more...]
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is looking for interested citizens to attend its fall Community Academy program. The Parkland-Spanaway academy begins Sept. 18 and will meet each Thursday evening from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for 13 weeks. [Read more...]
Registration for the RAGE Girls Volleyball League in the Puyallup and Spanaway-Parkland communities will be held on September 13th at Franklin Pierce High School from 8:30am-12:15 pm and again on Sept. 20th at Puyallup High School from 8:30 am-12:15 pm. League play is offered for girls in 3rd-9th grades in both the elementary and junior high divisions. Cost is $45 if registered before September 13th or $50 afterwards and includes a t-shirt, an instructional clinic, and seven matches.
Join traveler Pat O’Connor on a safari through Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe as he shares pictures (see a few below) and stories of animals and people living in the region. Pat will be at the Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library (13718 Pacific Ave. S. 253-548-3304 on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m. [Read more...]
On Wednesday July 9th the 2nd & 29th Districts Republican Club will host the “Stump Speech” meeting. This is an opportunity for everyone and anyone to present their candidacy or point of view on any topic or passion they may have. Each person will be given three minutes to make their point which will be accomplished while standing on a real stump.
Supportive materials for your candidacy or subject matter is welcome. A bar-b-cue potluck will also be provided. Hot dogs and buns are being supplied, but any dishes you could bring to be shared will be appreciated (i.e., baked beans, pasta/potato salad, chips, deserts, etc.).
This event, which is open to the public, will begin at 6:00 PM, in the Weeks-Dryers Fellowship Hall, 220 134th St. So., Parkland. For information contact John Seidl, 253-847-3732.
Building with blocks develops a child’s math and science skills, and provides lots of fun. Bring your children to a block party and build, talk, explore and create together. All you need is imagination. Ages 3 – 8 and their families.
Pierce Transit personnel will participate in a terrorist response exercise in two locations on Thursday, June 12. Sprinker Recreation Center in Spanaway and Washington State Fair & Event Center in Puyallup will each be the scene of simulated terrorist attacks on Pierce Transit buses.
By Laura Stewart
Ernst Schwidder led the art department at Pacific Lutheran University for several decades. His works of art, created to enhance and focus the worship life of congregations from a variety of denominations-primarily Lutheran churches. Ernst’s mahogany carvings, can be found in over 90 worship facilitites around our state, and over 300 locations across the U.S. and Canada.
Three retired Lutheran pastors have begun to document the locations of these art pieces. They have dubbed their research The Schwidder Project. Two of these men, Roger Sylwester and Richard Tietjen, will give a talk on this subject, and the public is invited. [Read more...]