Submitted by Learning Is ForEver The City of Tacoma hosted a grand Independence Day celebration at the dawning of the 20th Century. The special events planned during that week attracted guests from every corner of our state. Historian and author, Russell Holter will document the story of America’s worst trolley accident which occurred on that […]
Submitted by Tacoma Art Museum TACOMA, WA — Children’s Museum of Tacoma (CMT) and Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) are collaborating to launch a new partnership that will provide dynamic—and free—arts engagement for families, connecting our youngest learners through the arts. Beginning January 25, up to 500 families each year can experience art at the two museums, […]
Beginning Saturday, Jan. 21, and running through Sunday, April 23, the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be showcasing its newest exhibit, Steins, Vines & Grinds: Washington’s Story of Beer, Wine & Coffee.
TACOMA, Wash. – The Rev. Irene Monroe is determined to get the message out. Hand the plain-spoken theologian a microphone, and before you know it, she’s got a national radio show; pass her a keyboard, and out pours a commentary that is syndicated in papers across the country.
Submitted by Associated Ministries What can members of our community do to address the growing challenge of homelessness? People of faith and goodwill are invited to attend one of two interactive learning sessions regarding homelessness in Pierce County on Jan. 19 or 24; participants will come away with a better understanding of this crisis and […]
TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound has been named among the Top 100 liberal arts colleges in the United States, based on a pioneering new ranking system used by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The 2017 ranking by the two highly respected journals puts student success and learning—based on 100,000 current […]
Submitted by Washington State Historical Society Thanks to generations of devoted and determined brewers, vintners and roastmasters, Washington has become a state known worldwide for its beverage industry. Visitors to the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma can now learn why Washington residents love to drink through the latest exhibit, Steins, Vines & Grinds: Washington’s […]
TACOMA – Drivers using Tacoma-area highways are encouraged to plan ahead. Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation have scheduled nightly ramp closures, beginning Monday, Jan. 16. If the weather cooperates, the work will include paving the roadway approach to the new I-5 bridge over Interstate 705 and State Route 7.
TACOMA, Wash. – In the midst of winter this February, Tacoma audiences are invited to enjoy the warmth, light, and, yes, the inspiration of 2017’s first Jacobsen Series concert: An Evening of Chamber Music. University of Puget Sound’s School of Music artists have chosen a lively program that combines the highly original Romantic music of […]
TACOMA, WASH. — Erin Jones is the keynote speaker for the 11th Annual MLK Unity Breakfast. Jones, a community activist and former candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, has spent the last two decades working in education. Her focus has been helping schools close the achievement gap among underrepresented students. During her speech, Jones will discuss […]