Tag: Community

Aug
30

Movie Night at Cheney Stadium

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Join UW Tacoma alumni and friends for a movie night at Cheney Stadium. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Concession stand will be opening selling hot dogs, popcorn, pizza and non-alcoholic beverages. Free parking at the stadium. Event is free but registration is required.

Aug
29

TEDxYouth@WrightPark

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This event will host up to 100 youth in the Tacoma area who want to be educated, inspired, and empowered about current issues. The event will feature various speakers who will present 10-minute TED-style talks on interdisciplinary issues and work. This event is free, but ticket reservations must be made at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4305613

Aug
7

Laughter and Food Build Community at Kain Tayo! Filipino Fiesta

Filed Under: Spark Grants - Posted @ 1:50pm

 Tacoma-based arts organizer Clarissa Grace Gines and local chef Jan Parker struggled to find events in Pierce County that celebrated their Filipino heritage. After years of driving to Seattle to attend events, they recently applied for – and received – a Spark Grant to help create their own event locally. Kain Tayo!, which translates > 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
24

Community Day

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Join us at one of the Northwest’s great gardens and help discover the joys of nature and our connection to community and the earth. Explore the gardens, learn about programs and resources in your neighborhood, and meet the people who serve our communities. It’s fun for everyone!

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

Filed Under: Expanded Learning - Posted @ 11:01am

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