Bates Technical College’s Associated Student Government alumni organization, the Torchbearers, presents Night on the Water (Friday, August 8, 5:30-9:00 pm, Maritime Musem, 650 Dock St., Tacoma). Join us for an evening of dining, music, and dancing as we head out on a summer cruise around Commencement Bay. We board at 5:30 p.m. and depart at 6 p.m. for a “three-hour tour.” Reconnect with old friends, or make new ones. Listen to President Dr. Ron Langrell as he casts the vision of Ensuring a Preferred Future at Bates. Tickets include cruise admission and refreshments. No host bar. To purchase tickets to go www.bates.ctc.edu/BatesAlumni. Seats on the “My Girl” are limited, buy your tickets early!