‘Red, White, and Banjos’ concert at UPS, Mar. 7

TACOMA, Wash. – The Jacobsen Junior children’s concert at University of Puget Sound will celebrate its 10th birthday this year with a lively all-American music program.

From Porgy and Bess to An American in Paris to, yes!—a typewriter solo performed with a real, old-fashioned typewriter—the concert will present some of the great music made in the U.S.A. [Read more…]

Next week at the Lakewood Senior Activity Center, 3/2/15

The Lakewood Senior Activity Center, located at 9112 Lakewood Drive SW, keeps a busy schedule. After all, the LSAC exists to promote healthy minds and bodies by providing recreation and social opportunities for older adults. Courses for fitness, art, writing and even computer literacy run for weeks. Day to day, there are plenty of other events freely open to the public, or with only a couple days’ advance. [Read more…]

PLU to host 8th Annual Powell-Heller Conference for Holocaust Education March 4-6

TACOMA — Pacific Lutheran University presents the Eighth Annual Powell-Heller Conference for Holocaust Education, a unique and perpetually relevant three-day event that provides educators, students and community members a way to use the lessons of the Holocaust to empower themselves and others to challenge prejudices, violence and other forms of dehumanization. [Read more…]

Pierce College Puyallup hosts event on human rights in North Korea

Photo Scholte_Suzanne-on-whitePierce College is hosting an event featuring one of the world’s leading activists in the North Korean human rights movement on Feb. 25. Suzanne K. Scholte is an internationally recognized, award-winning human rights activist, and has worked for more than 18 years to promote the freedom, human rights and dignity of the North Korean people. She will speak during a special event at Pierce College Puyallup on Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. in the Arts and Allied Health Building Theater. [Read more…]