Due to the high winds and stormy conditions predicted for Thursday evening, Dec. 11, the Pierce County Parks and Recreation department opted to close its winter Fantasy Lights experience for the night in the interest of safety. [Read more…]
The Pierce County Council holds at least one of its regular Tuesday meetings in each of the seven council districts each year. The final stop on the 2014 tour will be at the new Parkland/Spanaway Sheriff’s precinct on Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. The address is 14113 Pacific Ave. S. (click here for a map). [Read more…]
Every night through New Year’s Day, visitors can treat themselves to a festive holiday display of lights unlike any other in the South Sound area. This year is the 20th anniversary of Pierce County Parks and Recreation’s Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park and the department has added even more displays to enhance the experience. [Read more…]
Pierce County will celebrate the completion of a new facility that processes roadside storm drain waste with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Pierce County Central Maintenance Facility, 4812 196th St. E in Spanaway. [Read more…]
The 20th annual Fantasy Lights display will again dazzle viewers with new themes and yearly additions to the largest drive-through display of lights in the Northwest. Fantasy Lights operates for 35 nights, November 27-January 1, 2015, nightly from 5:30-9:00pm.
The beautiful two and a quarter mile drive takes place in Spanaway County Park, 14905 Gus G Bresemann Blvd., just west of 152nd/Military Road and SR 7 (Pacific Ave) in Spanaway, WA. The fee per car is $14 and $45 per bus (25+ passengers). Half price nights for cars only: Dec 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 10. For more information and driving directions call 253-798-3330, or www.piercecountywa.org/parks
Meet local author Brandon Stogsdill at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13 at Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library. Snacks will be provided at this free event.
Parkland native Brandon Stogsdill discusses the true life events written about in his book The Boy with the Gun. Learn how Stogsdill went from being a troubled kid and imprisoned felon to a college graduate, successful youth mental health counselor and author. [Read more…]
PARKLAND, Wash. – Wastefulness can produce distressing results.
This is especially true in the international food industry, in which more than one-third of all food produced globally each year goes to waste, resulting in economic, energy and environmental losses totaling more than $750 billion annually, according to the United Nations.
Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library will be closed Oct. 13-26 for improvements. During this time, the library’s meeting room will be open limited hours so people can pick up books and other materials they have placed on hold. The exterior book drop will be available for customers to return items they have checked out. Some computer access also will be available (6 stations, 30 minutes per person per day). Restrooms will not be available. [Read more…]
Come dressed with or without a costume on you and your canine companion. The event is Saturday, Oct 19 from 9:00am-12noon at Spanaway Park, 14905 Bresemann Blvd S in Spanaway.
There are routes of 1.5 & 3 miles, all paved and suitable for all abilities. Registered participants are entered into a “ruffle” drawing and prizes will be awarded for best costumes.
Pre-register by Oct 11 for a fee of $15 – $5 for additional dogs. For more information call 253-798-4091 or visit www.piercecountywa.org/parks
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…]