OLYMPIA– Aiyana Parham, a freshman at Lakes High School, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Parham was one of 24 students who served as Senate pages for the sixth week of the 2015 legislative session. [Read more…]
Travel back in time to the Middle Ages with thrilling demonstrations of medieval sword fighting. Handle authentically weighted and detailed swords, try on armor, see real antiquities and more at Knighthood: Armor, Chivalry and More in the Middle Ages at the Lakewood Pierce County Library (6300 Wildaire Road S.W.) on Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m. Ages 6 and up. Free events sponsored by Friends of the Libraries.
LAKEWOOD – Just before 11:00 am Saturday West Pierce firefighters had a citizen walk into the station alerting them to an odor coming from his home at the 8600 block of Moreland Ave SW. The man reported coming home and finding both his cat and his bird dead and a strange odor coming from the house. [Read more…]
Fluff, frills and froth are a more apt description of what is ostensibly touted as benefiting education – much less professional development – at the National School Board Association (NSBA) annual conferences.
Certainly so in light of the savings to be had, had the members of the Clover Park School District board just stayed home. [Read more…]
Pierce County Community Connections Aging & Disability Resources (ADR) is initiating a process to gather community input for the creation of the 2016-2019 Area Plan. The Area Plan establishes funding priorities and the array of services that will be provided to support older adults and adults with disabilities who are living in the community. [Read more…]
He played in our community college’s annual production of Oliver that year—Nimoy starred as Fagin—and the production, that drew actors from around town, wheat and potato fields, the school district and college, was the highlight of Big Bend Community College’s cultural contributions to the region. [Read more…]
Join exhibition curator Charles Eldredge, Hall Distinguished Professor of American Art at the University of Kansas and former Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, at the Tacoma Art Museum (March 14 – 2 pm) to learn more about the work of New Mexico’s early still-life painters. He will be available to sign his exhibition catalogue following the lecture. [Read more…]
The Lakewood City Council will meet on Monday, March 2 (7 pm) in Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW). Download the meeting agenda packet here.
Lakewood Sister Cities Association & ArtsFest Committee have vendor spaces available at the upcoming annual International Festival featuring the Bauang Baggak Choir from our Sister City of Bauang, La Union, Philippines. This year’s event will be held on May 2-3 at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Campus, Performing Arts Center. Contact Michael Lacadie for applications and/or questions at 253-588-8967.