Veterans and their stories at Steilacoom Library, May 6

Author Shawn Wong discusses what he has learned from teaching veterans at Joint Base Lewis-McChord how to construct the stories of their lives in writing. Explore how communities and soldiers might learn to share, hear, and understand the stories of our veterans. Participate in a conversation about how veterans’ stories can give us insight into the traumas of war. [Read more…]

Downtown Steilacoom beautified

Volunteers from the Steilacoom Garden Club and Master Gardeners, in partnership with the Public Works Department, have planted nearly 300 shrubs, grasses, perennials, trailing heaths and ground covers in sixteen bump-outs along Lafayette in downtown Steilacoom. This variety of low maintenance plants replaced the tired-looking bush heaths that were planted many years ago. The new plantings may look a little sparse now but will grow to fill the spaces. Thanks to Public Works, these sites all have irrigation. Keep an eye out for these new bright spots in Steilacoom’s downtown corridor.

The DuPont Scavenger Hunt brings fun and prizes

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DuPont, WA– Creekside Village Apartments will present The DuPont Scavenger Hunt, taking place across DuPont, WA on April 18, 2015 from 10am – 3pm. This event is FREE to residents of DuPont and surrounding areas. The DuPont Scavenger Hunt will be a fun filled event that will give local residents the chance to explore our great local business, all while having fun, and supporting the Relay for Life. [Read more…]