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Celebrate Eastside: Grand Opening of Eastside Community Center

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


We imagined it. Now let’s celebrate it!

Eastside Community Center is opening and we’re throwing a giant party!

Event schedule:

  • 10 am Eastside Families Parade
  • 10:30 am Ribbon cutting and opening ceremony. Keynote speaker: City of Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards.
  • After the Ribbon Cutting: Performances including Obe Quarless, Panchanga Alert! and DJ Don Gee, hands-on beat mixing and audio recording – plus food (including CAKE), swimming, art experiences, fun fitness demos, a time capsule dedication and more!
  • 2:30 – 5:30 pm Stay & Play!
  • 6 – 8 pm Free movie (Howl’s Moving Castle, rated PG) and open gym

This project was made possible by a partnership between Metro Parks Tacoma, the City of Tacoma, Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma Housing Authority, the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound, the Greater Metro Parks Foundation and the Billy Ray Shirley III Foundation.

Event Details:

  • What: Celebrate Eastside: the opening of   Eastside Community Center
  • Where: Eastside Community Center, 1721 E. 56th St., on the campus of First Creek Middle School (map it)
  • When: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost: Free


October 20, 2018
10:00 am - 8:00 pm