CORRECTION: Steilacoom Historical Museum not open until April

Ooops! Steilacoom Museum is not quite ready to open. Apologies about any inconvenience. Here’s the correct information. Do stop by when it’s open, though.

Steilacoom Historical Museum is not open for weekends until April, said SHMA president Marianne Bull. SHMA begins full weekend hours in April, from 1-5 on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Museum also will be open Wednesdays from 2-5 when the Farmer’s Market season begins in late June.

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Save the Date: Golf. Turkey. Charity.

The 2015 Turkey Shoot sponsored by America’s Credit Union is set for Friday, November 6 at Eagles Pride Golf Course. The tournament benefits Santa’s Castle, the Madigan Foundation and Food Basket Program of JBLM.

Lakewood Playhouse launches podcast

Gary Chambers

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to the Launch of the Lakewood Playhouse Podcast hosted by Gary Chambers.

We are presenting the Lakewood Playhouse Podcast as a unique opportunity to explore behind the scenes of The Lakewood Playhouse, one of Washington State’s premiere community theatres! We truly hope it will allow Theatre-Goers, Creative Artists, Students and Educators the insight into all of the aspects of our theatre…and everything that it takes to create the worlds we present. [Read more…]

University Y Student Center Opens on UW Tacoma Campus

TACOMA, WASH. — With a swiftness born of dedication, construction on the University Y Student Center has been completed and the facility will open to the public on January 1, 2015. UW Tacoma and YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap Counties will host a community celebration and grand opening on Jan. 6.

The project, designed by McGranahan Architects and constructed by Mortenson Construction, moved quickly, with less than a year between the issuance of the building permit in Dec. 2013 and owner occupancy in Dec. 2014. [Read more…]