The Memories of Memories talk by Greg Tanbara that is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 27 at 2 pm will be moved to the Steilacoom Town Hall at Lafayette and Main Streets as a larger crowd is expected than can be accommodated at the Steilacoom Museum. This venue is just down the street from the Museum.
Submitted by John Hemphill February 22 is the 285th Birthday of President George Washington, our State’s namesake that led our country in its struggle to become free and independent. He is the foremost veteran and patriot of the United States of America. The great state of Washington is named for President George Washington.
Submitted by Matthew Fulcher The Christ Lutheran Church youth will be hosting their annual Fat Tuesday “Mardi Gras” pancake dinner on Tuesday, February 28 from 5-7 pm with activities for all ages.
The Lakewood Playhouse is having a Party to Announce & Preview Our Upcoming 79th Season of Shows and You are Invited! Doors open, and Silent Auction begins, at 6:00pm on Sunday, February 26th, 2017. The Preview Party kicks into high gear at 6:30pm Join us for a very special night as we announce the 6 […]
The third biennial Ambassador Chris Stevens Memorial Lecture will be held at 7 p.m. on March 1 in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at Pacific Lutheran University. Shamil Idriss, a global leader in diplomacy and global affairs will deliver a lecture titled “Conflict is Inevitable, Violence is Not.” Idriss is President […]
The February 2017 programs for partners in education at the Tacoma Nature Center and Tahoma Audubon are available.
Submitted by Carol Neufeld Stout You are invited to a “Valentine Tea” at Historic Fort Steilacoom on February 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Quarters 2. Come at 1:45 to see the Fancy Fair items for bidding. Refreshments will be served. Reenactors will entertain telling about their lives in the past. Wear historic clothes of […]
Submitted by League of Women Voters, AAUW, NAACP & RAD What is civility in public discourse? Is it important? Why is it important? Who is responsible for assuring that our public discourse is civil? How can the public communicate with people of opposing viewpoints in these intense times? What is civil disobedience and how does […]
Citizens of University Place were able to find out more about 13 community agencies, as well as sign up to volunteer, at the Jan. 19, 2017 Volunteer Fair. Representatives from various U.P. Community groups were on hand to provide information about ongoing and one-time volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
TACOMA, Wash. – In a short and transformative period, Ludwig van Beethoven composed nine sonatas for piano and violin—then a decade later, he wrote one more. For many musicians and critics, these 10 sonatas are the most important body of work ever created for piano and violin. Among those sharing that view is Tanya Stambuk, […]