An announcement from Metro Parks Tacoma. Tacoma Public Schools and community partners have come together to offer Beyond the Bell. Our shared goal is to provide more activities at your school than ever before. Everything is all in one place. Visit your school’s website or go directly to the TPS Family App and look for […]
A press release from Clover Park School District. LAKEWOOD, Wash — The Clover Park School District (CPSD) Board of Directors will hold its regular board meeting on Monday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. It will be held at the district’s Student Services Center and live-streamed on Zoom for those who cannot attend in person. Regardless of vaccination status, all […]
Submitted by League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County. The League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County and a number of other community organizations are sponsoring candidate forums for the public to see and hear candidates who are competing against each other in Pierce County municipalities. For Tacoma races, the forums are sponsored by the […]
A press release from Metro Parks Tacoma. Campfires and candlelight provide illumination for this magical evening walking tour of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Guests eavesdrop as more than a hundred historical interpreters bring to life the men, women, and children of the Hudson’s Bay Company in the year 1855. Be entertained by songs, dances, […]
Submitted by Lakewood Playhouse. Lakewood Playhouse opens its 83rd Season with its 14th Annual Radio Gala, a live presentation in classic radio show style. Join us for the gothic vampire horror story, CARMILLA, and a story of possession, THE HORLA. Directed by James Venturini. Buy tickets online.
A press release from Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. TACOMA, Wash.—Happy Howl-o-ween! Dress up like a cat (meow-lo-ween!), monkey, elephant or whatever your favorite animal is and then see that same real-life animal at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium during Zoo Boo weekend, Oct. 16-17. The annual fun, fall-themed weekend is always a hoot among […]
A press release from Tacoma Community College. Tacoma Community College’s Gig Harbor campus will host two vaccination clinics. The first will be Monday, Sept. 13, the second on Monday, Oct. 4. Time will be 10:30 am-4 pm for both. Register for an appointment or drop in. The two vaccination clinics scheduled at TCC’s Gig Harbor Campus […]
A press release from City of Tacoma. Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards and City Council have initiated Tidy-Up Tacoma 2021. Starting Monday, September 13, and running through mid-November, City crews will be out on the main arterials of Neighborhood Business Districts to clean up litter/debris, perform graffiti removal, minor right-of-way landscaping, and street sweeping. Vegetation management, […]
A press release from City of Lakewood. LAKEWOOD, Wash. – The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) will host a virtual open house event on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6:00 p.m. (via Zoom) to review proposed changes to the Western State Hospital (WSH) campus. The most significant proposed change is the construction of a 350-bed forensic […]
A press release from West Pierce Fire & Rescue. In honor of the 20th anniversary of September 11, West Pierce Fire & Rescue will hold two public ceremonies in remembrance of the 2,977 victims lost on that date in 2001. Those victims included 343 firefighters, 60 police officers and 55 military personnel. The first ceremony will […]
A press release from Metro Parks Tacoma. Dozens of native plants are on sale at The Tacoma Nature Center. Prices start at just a few dollars. Learn more here.
Submitted by League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County. On September 15, 7:00 pm, the League of Women Voters, Tacoma-area NAACP and Vibrant Schools are offering a forum on the history and experience of racism from the perspective of Indigenous People. The first in a six-part series, Evolution of Racism: History to Hope, this forum […]