Easter Sunrise Service in the Curran Apple Orchard

By Lynne Jenks-Dudschus

Join United Church in University Place for our Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30am in the Curran Apple Orchard. We will gather, give thanks and sing! We will light a sacred fire and burn tobacco and sweet grass and send our prayers for new life up to our Creator on the smoke. We will hear the traditional Easter story from the New Testament and a few less traditional readings. All are welcome to join us! United Church is located at 3912 Grandview Dr W.

Help feed hungry families while dancing the night away

Help feed hungry families in Pierce County while dancing the night away at FISH Food Banks’ FriendRaiser on Saturday, April 19. Classic rock ‘n roll entertainment generously provided by Daryl & the Diptones. With your support, in one fun evening, FISH Food Banks can purchase three cargo containers full of nutritious food for families in need. 

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Lions Crab Feed set for April 26

Do you like to eat crab? Do you like to dance? Then plan on attending the Lakewood First Lions Club’s Crab Feed and Dance at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at Clover Park Technical College’s Sharon McGavick Center.

Wine, beer and pop and water are available or you can select to purchase a bottle of wine from the organization’s Wall of Wine. Music provided by the well-known Lakewood band, “The Derivatives.”

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The History of Sports in Tacoma and Pierce County


Attention sports enthusiasts! Author and local sports historian, Marc Blau, will give a presentation which will cover a multitude of sports (professional and amateur) and the personalities that have helped establish our local sports history. He will show a video of rare sports-related footage, and display items from his extensive collection of sports memorabilia. Blau’s books will be available for sale.

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Steilacoom Historical Museum Association hosting Lt. Peter Puget Presentation

On Saturday, April 12, at 2:00 pm, Barbara Reid (a retired US Army Colonel) will give a presen­tation at the Steilacoom Historical Museum (1801 Rainier or the corner of Rainier and Main Streets in Steilacoom). The presentation is on Peter Puget and the places he explored in this area. Ms. Reid is working on the LT Peter Puget Memorial Project which is creating several memorials to Peter Puget and his exploration party. There is no charge and everyone is welcome.

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