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Viking and Nordic Culture and Arts Festival

Filed Under: - Posted @ 7:00pm

Be a Viking for a day, walk through a Viking Village, see weapons and tools made on a forge, see wood carvers, silversmiths, weavers and more. Fun Activities for the whole family and an exhibit of handmade traditional crafts. Enjoy wonderful Scandinavian music and dancers, a youth fiddle group, art, vendors, and more! Karshner Museum > Continue Reading


Partnering to Leave a Legacy: Elaine Stafford & Shelby Clayson

Filed Under: Uncategorized,Vibrant Community,Women's Economic Opportunity - Posted @ 11:02am

At Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, we’ve seen how much more we can accomplish when we work together.  Since 1981, community members have shared their commitment to a thriving Pierce County by partnering with GTCF to bring their vision to life and build a legacy for future generations.  In our 2018 yearbook, Pierce County Partners, a few > Continue Reading


Puyallup Watershed Salmon Homecoming Celebration

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:00pm

The commmunity is invited to celebrate the return of spawning salmon to the Puyallup watershed each fall at this free annual event. Typically held at the Puyallup Hatchery, this year we will be at DeCoursey Park due to a big construction project and renovation of the hatchery. The park is on Clarks Creek, a salmon > Continue Reading


Arts, Science, and Living History Draw Big Crowds at Community Events

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 11:33am

Great things happen when community gathers together. Every month, GTCF talks with organizers of events posted on our Community Calendar to find out what happened and what they learned. In this edition, Rosemary Ponnekanti from Tacoma OceanFest and Chris Staudinger from Puyallup Meeker Days  share their experiences putting on large-scale community festivals in June. Tacoma > Continue Reading


Farmers Markets Build Food Equity

Filed Under: Vibrant Community - Posted @ 10:56am

It’s that time of year when Pierce County Farmers Markets connect residents to local farmers, small businesses, live entertainment, and a chance to meet neighbors. Farmers Markets also bring fresh produce to areas that have been referred to as “food deserts”, urban areas where grocery options are limited. To provide greater access to healthy nutrition, Tacoma Farmers Markets, Puyallup > Continue Reading