Help support library services and find great bargains on used books and other materials during upcoming used book sales. Friends of the Libraries will host the events at Pierce County Libraries in October and November. [Read more...]
“Downton Abbey” fans and history buffs will explore the complexities of the formal dinner table—Downton Abbey style. Food historian Tames Alan will demystify the manners, menu and accoutrements of a formal 12-course dinner as would have been eaten upstairs at Downton Abbey. [Read more...]
Meet local author Karen Barnett at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library.
The public boat ramp in Spanaway Park will be closed Sept. 15 to Oct. 24 so crews can replace the pavement in the ramp’s parking area with pervious pavement that will help filter out contaminants from stormwater before it enters the stormwater system. Bresemann Boulevard – the road through the park – will be closed to through traffic starting Sept. 15 while parking areas along the road are replaced with the pervious pavement. The road will open on the north side of the park on Oct. 25, and work on the south end is expected to be completed by November. [Read more...]
Get caught reading a banned book! Enjoy games and activities and learn about your freedom to read.
Honk if you love trucks! Pierce County’s Parks and Recreation Services department will roll out the big-rigs on Saturday so kids of all ages can get a fun, hands-on experience at no cost. The sixth annual Touch-A-Truck event takes place Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Sprinker Recreation Center just north of Spanaway. [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-12:15pm 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...]