Upcoming Events

2015: Year of the Bike

January 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

As the number of cyclists in town has gradually increased, Downtown On the Go is excited to finally announce:

2015 is the Year of the Bike in Tacoma.

We will roll-out the Year of the Bike on Feb. 12 with a free screening of the bicycle documentary AfterMass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass

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Resolution Run Series Competition

January 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

Run the
series or individual races. Runners may enter either the Mile or KM Series. All
courses USATF certified. Includes fresh hot food, showers, accurate courses,
eating & post-race socializing in heated comfort indoors. Register online
at http://www.runfsrc.com/fsrc/

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Bike to a Business: Pacific Brewing & Malting Co.

January 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Bike to Pacific Brewing and Malting Co. during the month of January and receive $1 off your first pint! (Limit one discount/day)

Biking customers will also be entered to win a Pacific Brewing and Malting Co. t-shirt at the end of the month.

They are awaiting a new bike rack, but feel free to

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Meditation Hour - Every Monday Evening

January 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Come join our meditation hour every Monday evening from 7-8pm at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple, located at 1717 S Fawcett Ave. The hour includes sitting meditation, walking meditation and sutra chanting. Free!

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

January 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

​The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime.

The show’s Tony Award winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the

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Ford F-Series: The Truck That Grew Up with America

January 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

ACM hauled in a “trucktacular” New Year with the opening of the Ford F-Series: The Truck That Grew Up with America exhibit on January 10th. The Truck That Grew Up with America highlights the versatility of the Ford F-Series over the years featuring work trucks, hot rods, luxury and off-road

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Conversation Series: What We’re Wearing/Bringing While We Bike

January 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Whether you’re thinking about getting around by bike or have been for years, we’d love to have you at this conversation! We’ll chat about the ideal clothes and gear and talk about what we don’t leave home without - a bag? A jacket? A light? Maybe just your helmet?!Our conversations series is a

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Memorial for Babe Lehrer at the Pantages Theater

January 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Please join us to honor the life of Babe Lehrer, who passed away just a few days short of her 94th birthday.

The public memorial tribute will be hosted at the Pantages Theater on Thursday, January 29 at 4:00 p.m.

Babe was a life-long resident of Tacoma, an accomplished businesswoman, and–in

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Together We Can Get There: Tacoma’s 2014 Active Transportation Successes

January 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The City of Tacoma welcomes the community to the semi-annual presentation by Diane Wiatr, Active Transportation Coordinator, on the City’s 2014 accomplishments for pedestrians and bicyclists, as well as plans for 2015.
Formal presentation begins at 6 PM, and will include plenty for questions and

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Point Defiance Park Master Plan Public Meeting

January 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma planners invite citizens to review the 2008 Concept Plan for Point Defiance Park and discuss it in a public meeting at the Point Defiance Pagoda.Several years ago, Metro Parks Tacoma engaged the public in discussions about the future of Point Defiance Park. Their work culminated

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Movie Night at Club Auto Kirkland

January 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Join us for The World of Amateur Racing: Fast Cars, Lots of Passion movie night at Club Auto Kirkland. This is an Open House format, so join us when you can.

Movie snacks and beverages are provided.

Members: Free

Guests & Visitors: $7 per person

Space is limited, RSVPs are requested.

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Explore! Urban Studies at UWT

January 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Interested in a degree in Urban Studies or Sustainable Urban Development from UWT?

Experience UW Tacoma firsthand with an event for prospective transfer students. Learn more about classes with a hands-on workshop with current faculty, talk with an admissions advisor about the transfer process,

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Performance: Inspired by the Folk: The Romance Between the Violin and the Fiddle

January 30, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Maria Sampen, violin, with Oksana Ezhokina, piano, guest artist, present works by Brahms, Bloch, Enescu, and Roger Briggs (World Premiere)

Tickets: $15 general; $10 seniors, students, military, Puget Sound faculty/staff; free for Puget Sound students, available at WIC, 253.879.3100, and online at

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The Homestretch Film Screening

January 31, 2015 at 9:00 am

Right now there are 1.6 million youth in America who struggle with homelessness and the number is growing. The Homestretch follows three homeless teenagers as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future. As their stories unfold, the film connects us deeply with larger issues of

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Meet the Artist! Sunglasses After Dark signing with local creator Stan Shaw

January 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Stop by Destiny City Comics’ first book signing event, celebrating the release of Sunglasses After Dark with local artist Stan Shaw. This graphic novel was originally published in serialized comic form in 1989 by heavy metal legend Glenn Danzig’s underground comic book company, Verotik. Now

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