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Food: Too Good to Waste Workshop

Tacoma Public Library, Moore Branch 215 S 56th Street, Tacoma

Free and open to everyone! In Tacoma and throughout the US, the issue of wasted food is much bigger than most people realize. Each year, the average Tacoman throws away 300 lbs. of once edible food, and the average family of four spends $1,600 on food that goes to waste. This not only wastes money > Continue Reading

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A Plastic Ocean

University of Washington Tacoma, William Philip Hall 1918 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA

Join us for a free screening of A Plastic Ocean, an award-winning film about the impact of plastic trash in our sea -- and why we should care. Then participate in a fast-paced discussion about how our community is tackling the problem and how you can be a part of the solution. No tickets required. > Continue Reading

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Downtown to Defiance

Point Ruston Waterwalk 5005 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA

Looking for a free, family-friendly activity this weekend? Join us for the 5th annual Sunday Parkways event, Downtown to Defiance! This free event is for people walking, bicycling, skateboarding, scootering, rollerblading – whatever human-powered travel mode you can imagine—to experience the beautiful Tacoma waterfront unencumbered by cars. Want to help make this year’s event a > Continue Reading

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

The community is invited to attend a free screening of the newly released film Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. The 90 minute film will begin at 6:30pm and will be followed by a brief discussion highlighting local community groups working to create a more resilient and sustainable food system. Refreshments provided. This event is > Continue Reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center and Tollefson Plaza 1500 Broadway, Tacoma

The 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration in Tacoma will once again bring the community together to celebrate Monday, January 15, 2018 as a day on, not a day off. Available Parking There is free holiday on-street parking and free parking at Freighthouse Square (2501 E. D Street). Freighthouse Square is easily accessible via the LINK Light Rail > Continue Reading

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Star Center 3873 South 66th St, Tacoma , WA

The community is invited to attend a free screening of the newly released film Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. The 90 minute film will begin at 6:30pm in the Discover Room and will be followed by a brief discussion. Refreshments provided. This event is co-hosted by the City of Tacoma's Preventing Wasted Food Program > Continue Reading

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Transform Theater District: Community Event

Pythian Temple 924 Broadway, Tacoma, WA

TRANSFORM is a project by Pierce Transit, City of Tacoma and Broadway Center For The Performing Arts, aimed at revitalizing Tacoma’s Theater District. The idea is to develop a plan to redesign the transportation and cultural hub framed by 9th and 11th Streets between Broadway and Pacific Avenue into a vibrant district at the core > Continue Reading

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T-Town Expo: Play Explore Learn

Tacoma Dome 2727 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421, Tacoma, WA

The City of Tacoma is hosting “T - Town: Play, Explore, Learn” City Services Expo on March 24, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Tacoma Dome. The free, public event is part of an ongoing effort to raise community awareness about the services delivered by the various departments at the City of > Continue Reading

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South Sound Sustainability Expo

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center and Tollefson Plaza 1500 Broadway, Tacoma

This free event connects community members with nearly 100 local businesses and organizations dedicated to a healthy and environmentally sustainable South Sound. Participants will explore a variety of topics, including electric bikes, green construction, local art, and a mini farmers market. The event will also feature workshops on urban gardening, preventing wasted food, and tools > Continue Reading

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2019 South Sound Sustainability Expo

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center and Tollefson Plaza 1500 Broadway, Tacoma

This free event connects community members with nearly 100 local businesses and organizations dedicated to a healthy and environmentally sustainable South Sound. Participants will explore a variety of topics, including electric bikes, green construction, local art, and a community-based art project. The event will also feature workshops on zero waste communities, environmental justice, body-based mindfulness, > Continue Reading

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