Over 300 lighted holiday displays will illuminate the grounds of Spanaway Park in Pierce County beginning Nov. 26 and running through Jan. 1, 2016. It’s the 21st annual Fantasy Lights drive-through display put on by Pierce County’s Parks and Recreation Services department.
Haggen on Friday announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of certain stores. Locally, Haggen accepted bids from Albertson’s LLC to buy the Spanaway/Tacoma (Pacific Ave. S.) and Puyallup (Canyon Rd. E.) stores.
The 34th Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be hold at Spanaway Lake High School on Saturday, November 7 (9 am-5 pm) and Sunday, November 8 (10 am-3 pm). Admission is $3 for anyone 6 years of age and older.
More than 180 artists and craft persons from around the Pacific Northwest will be on hand. Spanaway Lake High School is located at 1305 168th St E, Spanaway, WA 98387. Contact Anna Flores-Santiago (253-683-5637) for more information.
Experts and aficionados will showcase their skills through hands-on activities at DIYfest, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 7, at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S., in Parkland-Spanaway. DIYfest, presented by the Pierce County Library System and sponsored by Pierce County Parks and Recreation, is free.
Please accept this as your personal invitation to be a part of the November 7 (10 am) festivities at Ft. Steilacoom Park. While this 5K Run/Walk and Youth 1 mi dash are aimed at being a fun, community-centered race, their importance lies in commemorating and supporting those who are currently serving, those who have, and those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Please join us in honoring our nation’s service members and their families following the race with music, food and activities for the kids.
DuPont, WA – Local teacher and retired US Army Lt. Colonel, Mike Winkler will run for the State House of Representatives for the 28th District, which serves South West Pierce County. Winkler was previously elected to two terms on the Steilacoom Historical School District Board.
“I believe in public service. That’s why I volunteered for the Army and became a teacher for a second career. It’s also why I’m running to represent our community in Olympia,“ said Winkler.
Pierce Transit is accepting applications to fill three current vacancies on its Community Transportation Advisory Group (CTAG). New CTAG appointees will serve a three-year term, beginning with their first CTAG meeting on January 28, 2016 and ending January 27, 2019.
Safe Streets, a non-profit that operates Tacoma and Pierce County, is excited to invite the community to join them this October for a series of Restaurant Takeover fundraising events. Local eateries will be opening their doors in support of Safe Streets, with proceeds from the evening going towards funding the organization’s community and youth programs.
In recognition of our mission to train and place individuals with developmental disabilities into gainful employment, Centerforce will be recognized by local restaurants in a series of benefit events throughout the month of October. These events will be held every Thursday evening throughout the month and are part of our Dine Out for Disabilities event series celebrating the 70th annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).
Dance Theatre Northwest will perform at the Tacoma Holiday Food and Gift Festival at the Tacoma Dome on October 24h from 12-3:13 p.m. Original pieces from Illuminations, as well as from the classical ballets Swan Lake, Les Syphides Don Quixote, and Paquita, Broadway style musical theatre favorites, and, in spirit of the season, excerpts from The Nutcracker will be presented.