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December 2019

$5 – $17
Dec
21

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth

December 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? They are bold, powerful, tragic, beautiful, and true. Through story and dynamic, original contemporary art, Men of Change shares the inspiring lives of over two dozen African American men who have changed the course of our nation. These men, known and unknown, past and present, are leaders and icons whose significant contributions have often been rendered invisible by a country, yet have been uplifted by a culture. Storytellers, myth-breakers, fathers, community-makers, imaginative visionaries, and catalysts, see…

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January 2020

$5 – $17
Jan
25

Unforgiving Waters: Shipwrecks of the Pacific Northwest

January 25 @ 10:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

The Pacific Northwest is a place of rocky beaches and shifting sands, of high winds and raging seas. Its geography is beautiful but dangerous. Waterways have served as the lifeline for people of coastal regions, a center of commerce, but also a place of tragedy. Over two thousand shipwrecks rest at the bottom of Northwest waters. Many of the objects in this exhibition were plucked from the remains of ships. For many shipwrecks, mystery endures about what happened to a…

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February 2020

$5 – $17
Feb
1

Collections Selections: The Not-So-Ordinary

February 1 @ 10:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

See a selection of historic bicycles from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, wheeled out from the Historical Society’s collections. These bicycles were commonly called “penny farthings” or “ordinary bicycles.”

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$5 – $17
Feb
1

In Washington’s Fields: Photographs by David Bacon

February 1 @ 10:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, activist, and organizer. Much of his work focuses on farm labor issues. While the people in his photographs are integral to the process of putting food on tables throughout the country, their daily lives are often unseen. This selection of photographs conveys stories of the people working in farm fields across eastern Washington, and the challenges they face.

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$8 – $11
Feb
25

Tuesday Film Series at The Grand Cinema

February 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely


606 Fawcett Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

CATCH A NEW INDIE FILM EVERY TUESDAY AT THE GRAND! Expanding the variety of unique and thought-provoking films on our screens every Tuesday. Each film will have one matinee and one early evening screening. Find more information about upcoming Tuesday Films at http://www.grandcinema.com/tuesday-film-series-1/.

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Free
Feb
25

Oasis Youth Center Satelite Program

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020


17010 S. Vaughn Road
Vaughn, WA 98394 United States

Are you a queer or questioning youth between the ages of 14-24 and live in the Gig Harbor, Key Peninsula area? We are bringing Oasis Youth Center to you! Join us for our Satellite program – there will be games, new friends, activities, learning and snacks. Tuesdays 3-6pm at Key Peninsula Civic Center. Tell a friend, we’ll see you there!

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Feb
25

Girls Who Code – RAIN Incubator

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020


2304 Jefferson Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Girls Who Code is a national Club that is designed as a free after-school program for 6th-12th grade girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models from UW Tacoma. We use computer science (CS) to change the world with a mission to close the gender gap in CS.  Participants have the opportunity to learn Scratch, Python, and Java.  Who Girls 6-12th grade that want to have fun practicing all levels of programming When Tuesdays 3:30-5pm Where RAIN…

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Free
Feb
25

World Affairs Happy Hour

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

628 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, 98402

Brexit. Hong Kong protests. Impeachment proceedings. Cyber threats. Elections in Africa. Food crises in South America. Climate change. Do you want to talk about current events, but are greeted by friends with an eye roll? Come nerd out and catch up with the members of the World Affairs Council! We’ll be meeting up for drinks, snacks, and dialogue the last Tuesday of every month (new location each month). Meet up. Nerd out. Spare your friends.

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Feb
25

Minecraft – Teen and Adult Edition

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

324 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

Minecraft is NOT just for kids! Grab your friends and come play Minecraft with us at the Puyallup Public Library! Bring your own device or use one of ours. Library devices will be available on first-come, first-serve basis. For ages 15 to adult.

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Feb
25

The Grand Cinema Tuesday Film – SKINFOLK : Sheree’s Story & Daugthers of the Dust

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

606 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Join The Grand Cinema on Tuesday 2/25 for a film screening of SKINFOLK: SHEREE'S STORY with Grant Spark recipient CHIMAERA. The film plays with DAUGHTERS OF THE DASH. In 1991, filmmaker Julie Dash made history when the film became the first feature film by an African American woman to have a wide release. Twenty-five years later, Beyoncé paid homage to the film through her breathtakingly lush visual album, LEMONADE. "I decided that I wanted to tell a story that was…

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