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May
14

Pioneer Craft & Music Fest

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Pioneer Craft & Music Fest Saturday, May 14 10am – 2pm Tacoma’s Old Town Park, 2350 N 30th St Experience a variety of heritage crafts, arts activities, demonstrations, and live folk music. This free community event during Tacoma’s Heritage Preservation Month features family fun for all ages. https://www.jobcarrmuseum.org/cabin-events

Dec
2

Panic in the Pandemics: HIV and COVID

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World AIDS Day 2021 Panic in the pandemics: HIV and COVID Wednesday December 1 A virtual event, 6-7 pm 2021 marks 40 years since the first five cases of what later became known as AIDS were officially reported. PCAF will honor World AIDS Day this year by reflecting on the intersections of two pandemics–the HIV > Continue Reading

Feb
26

#DesignTheHill – 11th & MLK – Design Lab 1

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It’s time to design the block of 11th and MLK. Come get hands on and lets build our future. This is a public event and all participants can join and collaborate directly as we frame out ground floor business space, community space, affordable housing units, all infused with Hilltop culture, history, and spirit for our > Continue Reading

Feb
19

Black Voices from Tacoma’s Musical Past

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In this presentation, Tacoma music historian Kim Davenport will share stories of black musicians from Tacoma’s past who left an important legacy in our city. Some made Tacoma home while others were merely guests for a time, but all added to the artistic vitality of our community while confronting the realities of discrimination. The presentation > Continue Reading

Feb
13

Craft Saturday – To Go

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Job Carr Cabin Museum is offering socially-distanced Craft Saturdays. Free craft kits are available from the Museum’s front porch on designated dates. Please use social distancing etiquette when you pick up your craft kit. February 13, Ox Bracelet – Pick up a free craft kit from the museum porch on Saturday 2/13, 11am-1pm, while supplies > Continue Reading

Feb
9

A Pioneering Spirit: A Conversation with Artist Dionne Bonner

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Please join us as we share a conversation with artist Dionne Bonner, whose exhibit, “A Pioneering Spirit: A Fight for Liberty and Freedom,” is currently on display in our Tacoma Historical Society museum. The exhibit features oil paintings and biographical information which bring to life the journey of a handful of African American pioneers who > Continue Reading

Dec
12

Craft Saturday – Holiday Ornament

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In Fall 2020, Job Carr Cabin Museum is offering socially-distanced Craft Saturdays. December 11, 11am-1pm, Holiday Ornament – Pick up a free craft kit from the museum porch on Saturday 11/14, 11am-1pm, while supplies last. First-come, first-served. Please use social distancing etiquette when you pick up your craft kit. – Children can use the materials > Continue Reading

Nov
14

Craft Saturday – Puzzles & Games

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In Fall 2020, Job Carr Cabin Museum is offering socially-distanced Craft Saturdays. November 14, 11am-1pm, Puzzles and Games – Pick up a free craft kit from the museum porch on Saturday 11/14, 11am-1pm, while supplies last. First-come, first-served. Please use social distancing etiquette when you pick up your craft kit. – Children can use the > Continue Reading

Jul
8

Partnering for Experiential Learning: Fort Nisqually Foundation, GTCF Agency Fundholder

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 6:46pm

Over the past 38 years, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has seen Pierce County grow and change, but what has remained constant is the passion people bring to building a thriving community. Sharing community knowledge and stories about our lived experiences builds everyone’s ability to make a positive impact. In our latest annual book of Pierce > Continue Reading