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January 2021

Free
Jan
19

Tacoma Reads: Book Discussion of Dear America – The Story of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas

January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a virtual book discussion of the Tacoma Reads 2020 selection for young readers, Dear America: The Story of An Undocumented Citizen ; Young Readers Edition. Get your copy today! Aimed at ages 13 to 24. Registration required. Registration Details: A link to the zoom meeting will be emailed one hour prior to the beginning of the event. If you would like a phone call reminder a day or two before the event, send an email to sholloway@tacomalibrary.org,…

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Free
Jan
26

Tacoma Reads: From Mexican to Mexican American: a Family Immigration Story

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

As immigration becomes more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing his family’s history from the 1920s to the 1970s. In the process, he discovered the excitement, culture shock, inter-family conflict, and questions of identity that many…

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February 2021

Feb
2

Tacoma Art Museum Blood Drive

February 2 - February 3

1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

Tacoma Art Museum - February 2 and 3 The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Pacific Northwest in different ways, and the safety and health of our community is our immediate priority. The need for blood in our community is rising and to meet that challenge, Bloodworks needs all donors to step up. So pre-book your next several donations now to make sure patients get the fighting chance they deserve. All types are urgently needed, but Type O is especially in…

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Free
Feb
25

Legacy of HOPE

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

WA United States

The Legacy of HOPE is the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound annual event to celebrate our Youth of the Year candidates representing their local branches across Pierce, Kitsap, and North Mason counties. In addition, we honor our Stan Naccarato Community Service Award recipient as well as our Alumni Hall of Fame inductees. Our 2021 event will look different from past years, but we do know for sure that we WILL be celebrating the achievements of our honorees…

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Feb
26

Destiny City Film Festival

February 26 - March 7

Destiny City Film Festival (DCFF) will present its eighth edition from February 26 to March 7, 2021 in a hybrid format featuring virtual screenings and limited in-person events! In addition to 10 days of film screenings, the Festival, funded by Tacoma Creates, will feature informative and entertaining panels and workshops curated by the DCFF Advisory Board. Founded in 2014, the Destiny City Film Festival is a homegrown, true-Tacoma community event, inspired by our city's nickname - The City of Destiny…

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