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January 2021

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Jan
14

Meet & Greet

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely


714 South 27th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409 United States

Goodwill has over 26 free vocational training programs and services! Come in to a Meet & Greet and learn about all of our programs and services. This event takes place every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 1pm and is followed by an orientation for Computer Skills, Culinary and Barista orientations. You will meet several staff members and learn about the impact that Goodwill training programs continues to have on our community and ways in which they can help you. No…

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Jan
14

The Black Robe Podcast

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021


WA United States

The Black Robe Podcast is the online messenger of Pierce County’s Black/African descent community. Hosts Carol Mitchell and Anzhane Slaughter are women of color and social influencers in their respective demographics. Baby Boomers and Millenials alike will enjoy their lively, inter-generational dialogue, their commentary on current events, their provocative interviews with justice system leaders and activists, and their timely information about upcoming social justice events and activities. Each week, Mitchell and Slaughter advance their case for equity and justice, then…

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Jan
15

2nd Cycle’s Slo + Socially Distant Rides

January 15
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until January 15, 2021


1205 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Tacoma, WA 98405 United States

We invite you to join no one for a #SLOWANDSOCIALLYDISTANT Ride! These virtual events will take place on the second and fourth Friday of the month (or any convenient time for you to ride) until our regular shop rides can resume. Simply choose your own comfortable route (or use one we've shared in the event discussion) and go for a bike ride by yourself, following the #gimmesixfeet rule of thumb for interaction. Share a photo or video with us here…

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Jan
15

Tacoma Reads: Conversation and Reading with Poet Yosimar Reyes

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a conversation and reading with acclaimed poet and public speaker Yosimar Reyes. The Advocate named Reyes one of "13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World" and Remezcla included Reyes on their list of "10 Up And Coming Latinx Poets You Need To Know." Registration is required. Ages 13 to 24. This conversation is affiliated with Tacoma Reads 2020 and will be introduced and guided by JC Ortega Esquinca. JC is an advocate with Tacoma's Rainbow Center. Thank you…

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Jan
16

Tacoma Reads: Dreamers Craft Time

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Connect with youth services librarians and community members while learning to make tissue paper flowers, inspired by Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Suitable for: Baby & Preschool Grades K-5 Online registration is required. Registrants will receive a zoom link one hour before the program. Supplies will be available for pick up the week prior to the program. Registrants will be contacted via email to arrange pick up of supplies. Supplies can be picked up from our eight library locations, or our…

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Jan
18

HAC Virtual Weekly Updates

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely


1116 Earnest S Brazill St
Tacoma, WA 98405 United States

In response to the COVID-19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, HAC has been holding virtual Monthly ​Community Meetings via Facebook Live each 3rd Monday at 6 PM. We know how important it is for you to stay up-to-date with Hilltop news, resources and community concerns. To meet this need, HAC is holding Virtual Weekly Updates Mondays at 6 PM via Facebook Live. Meet HAC Special Guests and hear about local businesses and organizations that serve Hilltop. Please…

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Jan
19

Tacoma Reads: Book Discussion of Dear America – The Story of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas

January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a virtual book discussion of the Tacoma Reads 2020 selection for young readers, Dear America: The Story of An Undocumented Citizen ; Young Readers Edition. Get your copy today! Aimed at ages 13 to 24. Registration required. Registration Details: A link to the zoom meeting will be emailed one hour prior to the beginning of the event. If you would like a phone call reminder a day or two before the event, send an email to sholloway@tacomalibrary.org,…

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Jan
21

Earthwise & Second Use: Salvage Stories

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

WA United States

The City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office presents Virtual Heritage Cafe: Broadening Horizons in Historic Preservation. Co-sponsored by Tacoma Historical Society and Historic Tacoma. Second Use Building Materials has been reclaiming building materials for reuse in the Puget Sound region since 1994, and opened its retail store in Tacoma in 2017. They salvage materials and their stories, from the community, to the community. Our goal is to make salvage and reuse intuitive, accessible, and fun. In their presentation, they will…

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Jan
21

The Black Robe Podcast

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021


WA United States

The Black Robe Podcast is the online messenger of Pierce County’s Black/African descent community. Hosts Carol Mitchell and Anzhane Slaughter are women of color and social influencers in their respective demographics. Baby Boomers and Millenials alike will enjoy their lively, inter-generational dialogue, their commentary on current events, their provocative interviews with justice system leaders and activists, and their timely information about upcoming social justice events and activities. Each week, Mitchell and Slaughter advance their case for equity and justice, then…

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Jan
25

HAC Virtual Weekly Updates

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely


1116 Earnest S Brazill St
Tacoma, WA 98405 United States

In response to the COVID-19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, HAC has been holding virtual Monthly ​Community Meetings via Facebook Live each 3rd Monday at 6 PM. We know how important it is for you to stay up-to-date with Hilltop news, resources and community concerns. To meet this need, HAC is holding Virtual Weekly Updates Mondays at 6 PM via Facebook Live. Meet HAC Special Guests and hear about local businesses and organizations that serve Hilltop. Please…

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