Tag: Community

Sep
19

Flavor: Stand Up For Immigrants, Sit Down For A Meal

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This is our 7th year for the event, and it will once again coincide with Welcoming Week (September 13 – September 22) an event sponsored by Welcoming America that brings immigrant, refugee, and native-born communities together to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. To learn more about Welcoming Week visit: https://www.welcomingamerica.org/programs/welcoming-week On September > Continue Reading

Jul
27

Glass Fest Northwest

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Glass Fest Northwest, a celebration of glass and PNW artists, returns to the Museum of Glass plaza on Saturday, July 27. In collaboration with Tacoma Art Museum, this all-day event puts glass art center stage by bringing together local artists and artisans, live glassmaking demonstrations, food, drinks, music, and hands-on activities.

Jul
23

TO DUST Science on Screen Movie in Tacoma

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The Grand Cinema presents a film screening of the movie TO DUST paired with a presentation by an Assistant Pathologist on Monday, July 22 at 6:45pm. Starring Matthew Broderick and Géza Röhrig, TO DUST is a story of love, loss, and decomposition. This special Science on Screen event pairs TO DUST with a pre-film presentation > Continue Reading

Jul
20

Fircrest Fun Days

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Fircrest FUN DAYS happens on Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th. Friday evening will feature a Movie in the Park, ‘Twilight Pedal in the Park’ and field games. The main event featuring vendors happens on Saturday, July 20th from 10:00 am – 10:30 pm. This family fun community event features live entertainment, artisans, crafters, > Continue Reading

Jul
11

Expanded Learning Opportunites Lead to Growth for Students and the Adults Who Work With Them

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Students and parents from 12 Elementary Schools in Tacoma celebrated a school year worth of Expanded Learning Opportunities with an event at Edison Elementary on May 30.  The students showcases their learning through art, dance, writing, and song. Parents noticed the difference these Expanded Learning Opportunities made for their kids.  “My son has always been > Continue Reading

Jun
27

Surviving & Thriving: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. The Rainbow Center has decided to commemorate this important moment in LGBTQ history with an event at the Rainbow Center on Wednesday, June 26th. – Participate in a Stonewall Photo Project with professional photographer, Alice Di Certo. We want to capture the South Sound’s LGBTQ > Continue Reading

Jun
21

Summer SOULstice

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Hosted by Tacoma’s former Poet Laureate Kellie Richardson, Summer SOULstice is an intersection of creativity, community and commerce. June 21st marks summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night of the year. SOULstice will hold space to celebrate this annual miracle by featuring emerging and established artists from marginalized communities. The work featured will carry > Continue Reading

May
23

Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight

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Artist Preston Singletary tells the Tlingit story of Raven and his transformation of the world—bringing light to people via the stars, moon, and sun in “Preston Singletary: Raven and the Box of Daylight.” Raven leads visitors on a fantastical journey through the transformation of darkness into light. The story unfolds through the exhibition’s four environments, > Continue Reading

May
19

Shared Housing Services’ Eleventh Annual Dinner Auction

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Gala – Dinner and Auction

May
11

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

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How does the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive work in Pierce County? 1. Leave a bag of non-perishable food at your mailbox on May 11. 2. Your postal carrier or a volunteer will pick it up. 3. EFN distributes the food to our neighbors in need in Pierce County. For more information visit www.efoodnet.org/event/letter-carriers-food-drive Questions? Contact > Continue Reading