Support our mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Our annual luncheon is an opportunity to learn more about how we help Tacoma students overcome barriers to success and graduate on time, and hear directly from our students about the impact we’ve made > Continue Reading
Join Harbor WildWatch for fun, engaging tour beginning at Austin Estuary and ending at Donkey Creek Park along the restored Donkey Creek. Learn all about salmon’s life cycle and their cultural and ecological significance while viewing spawning salmon. Perfect for all ages. Meet in Austin Estuary Park near the picnic table. This event is FREE, > Continue Reading
Communities In Schools of Tacoma is taking over the Swiss! This fundraising event will benefit children in our literacy programs at Arlington Elementary School. Nearly two-thirds of the students at Arlington are below their grade level in reading, and nearly 80% of the families are low-income. Communities In Schools offers literacy and enrichment programs at > Continue Reading
Every year, the greater Gig Harbor community celebrates the return of the salmon to our local waters. The Chum Festival serves to remind us that the quality of the water, and the habitat it supports, connects us all. Join festival hosts Harbor WildWatch and the Harbor History Museum, as well as community partners, for a > Continue Reading
Take an underwater journey of Gig Harbor Bay without getting wet (or needing special certification) through the Pier Into the Night experience! While you stay warm and dry on the dock, our divers use an underwater video camera to live stream exactly what they encounter below the surface. Staff biologists and trained volunteers identify the > Continue Reading
Every student deserves the right to a successful future. Student success shouldn’t be determined by race, income, or zip code. Join Communities In Schools of Lakewood to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Student stories + Food + Drinks + Raffles Come learn more, > Continue Reading
Hire 253, “Ending homelessness, one job at a time.”, is the largest hiring event of its kind in Tacoma with over 80 employers from multiple industries. More than 500 jobs available, on-the-spot interviews, job offers, assistance with resume, applications and FREE hot lunch to first 500 attendees prepared by Goodwill’s Culinary students.
Trap shooting is an Olympic sport within competitive clay pigeon shooting. Come learn from trained professionals and watch fellow shooters compete for medals at this fundraiser for UW Tacoma’s veteran entrepreneurship center. Spectators can join for lunch at this family-friendly event.
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
If you bleed purple and gold, you won’t want to miss out on the 11th anniversary of Paint the Park Purple. Cheney Stadium will be transformed with special Husky purple uniforms, t-shirt giveaways, a visit from Hendrix the Husky and more. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit student scholarships for UW Tacoma students. Family activities > Continue Reading