Tag: Community

Oct
3

Happy Hour for Hope

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Washington Trafficking Prevention is a local non-profit dedicated to ending human trafficking in our area! We fight exploitation by partnering with local school districts to train staff and empower youth. We work to raise awareness through engaging local coalitions against trafficking. Come join us at Odd Otter Brewing for a beer, a little awareness raising, > Continue Reading

Oct
18

Wetland Walking Tours

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Get to know your local wetlands! Join Harbor WildWatch on an hour long stroll through Sehmel Homestead Park. Visitors can learn about biodiversity, edible plants and fungi, common wetland animals, water filtration, and ecological and cultural significance of wetlands in the Pacific Northwest. Perfect for all ages. Donations welcome. Meet by the Harbor WildWatch sandwich > Continue Reading

Oct
17

Cocktails & Fishtales: Shorebirds

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Learn all about shore birds and how to promote a bird friendly environment in your own backyard! Kecia Cole from Wild Birds Unlimited will present at 7 Seas Brewing in Gig Harbor. Guests over the age of 21 are welcome. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the presentation begins at 6:00 pm. Drinks will be > Continue Reading

Sep
7

The Tacoma Concert Band Presents Pictures At An Exhibition

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Following a highly successful tour of Scotland and Ireland with its retiring conductor Robert Musser, the Tacoma Concert Band will launch its 39th season with four exciting concerts under a new conductor, Gerard Morris, Director of Bands and Chair of Winds and Percussion at the University of Puget Sound. Morris has been the recipient of > Continue Reading

Aug
27

Float the Boat(Shop)

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You’re invited! Join us as we Float the Boat(Shop) and commemorate Gig Harbor BoatShop’s 10-year anniversary with a festive evening of dinner, drinks, and dancing; storytelling, giving, and toasting 10 years. A decade ago, the BoatShop was founded after a true community grassroots effort saved the historic Eddon Boatyard from demolition. Since then, we’ve opened > Continue Reading

Oct
3

Pierce County Trails Conference – Outside the Box

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Annual gathering of trail users, supporters, advocates, designers, and builders in Pierce County. Features panels on Economic Aspects of Trails and Trail User Perspectives and Keynote speaker, April Claxton, Whatcom County Park Prescriptions – helping health care providers prescribe outdoor activity for health. Also updates on accomplishments of the past year, previews of plans for > Continue Reading

Aug
13

The 2018 Teeny Awards

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The annual Teeny Awards Ceremony celebrates the best in our region’s arts and culture according to teens. Come and help us elevate and celebrate young people’s contributions to keeping our arts community healthy and strong for decades to come. Plus, there will be cupcakes! Tacoma organizations who are nominated for an award include: Broadway Center > Continue Reading

Aug
31

5th Annual Cider Swig ~ the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival

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Annually, the Cider Swig, among the largest cider-centered festivals in Washington State, brings together dozens of NW ciders, live music, great food by area chefs and food trucks, apple launching, Battle of the Pies – apple pie contest, games & more for a day of family fun. This year, Northwest cidermakers will present more than > Continue Reading

Aug
31

Cider Makers Dinner in the Vineyard

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Meet the Makers! The Cider Makers Dinner returns for 2018 with an amazing local culinary team, delicious Northwest ciders, and serene views of the vineyard at Olalla Winery. This year’s dinner will feature epicurean works by Laura Smythe of Le Garmache and regional cidermakers in a special blend of flavors and fun! Cidermakers will be > Continue Reading

Sep
13

Beads of Courage Bead Challenge Open Studio & Gallery Hours at Hilltop Artists

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Hilltop Artists will be hosting an open studio for the 2018 Bead Challenge, a program to support Beads of Courage. Stop by and watch flame-workers create beautiful beads and learn about Beads of Courage. We will also have the gallery open for shopping! Learn more at https://www.hilltopartists.org/events/BOC2018/ Learn about the Bead Challenge at http://bocbeadchallenge.org/ ———- > Continue Reading