Upcoming Events

Bike to a Business: Tinkertopia

November 1, 2014 at 10:00 am

Tinkertopia is a creative reuse center in DowntownTacoma. They remove items from the waste stream and let customers repurpose them as creative arts and crafts supplies. Ride your bike to Tinkertopia on Saturdays in November and receive buy-one-get-one-free Tinker Time. Either bring a friend and get

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Bike to a Business: Mad Hat Tea

November 1, 2014 at 10:00 am

Ride your bike to Mad Hat Tea Co. throughout the month of November and receive 10% off Loose Leaf Tea.
And if you ride together, Treat a Friend to Tea: your cup of tea purchase comes with a complimentary tea.



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Tacoma Bike Proctor Closing Sale

November 21, 2014 at 10:00 am

After 3 great years, we will be focusing our efforts on only one store again and closing the doors on our Proctor location for good November 24th 2014. We would like to thank everyone for their support of our Proctor location and hope we have served the neighborhood well.

Final Sale Weekend

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Metro Parks Budget Public Meeting

November 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Community input is invited as Metro Parks Tacoma prepares the 2015-2016 operating budget and embarks on the next generation of capital bond projects.

Residents are encouraged to attend and comment on upcoming budget and bond planning.

The 2nd and final public hearing on budget and bond

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Let it Snow!

November 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Create holiday memories and revel in the winter magic of the Seymour Conservatory as the interior is transformed into a glittering snowglobe.

Fairy lights will twinkle and snow will fall as guests enjoy our grand floral exhibit and hot cocoa.
$3 admission, 11 and under free

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Andrew Lippa’s A Little Princess

November 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm

November 28 - December 21, 2014
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Saturdays & Sundays at 2:00 PM
A Little Princess is the story of a beleaguered young girl with an unbridled imagination. Separated from her father and the open-hearted Africans who have helped him raise her, young Sara Crewe is

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Free Saturday 5k for November 29

November 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

Start your Saturday off right - with a 5k with Tacoma Runners!

This week we’re at our home course in beautiful Point Defiance park. Join us for the weekly free Tacoma Runners Saturday 5k.

Are you new to Tacoma Runners?

Register at TacomaRunners.com/register, complete your profile, print

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The Laureate Listening Project

November 29, 2014 at 10:00 am

The Laureate Listening Project is an audio anthology that captures the voices of ordinary TACOMA residents who have created poetry that reflects the spirit of place in their city. We invite you to come with the poem that reflects a place or memory in the city of Tacoma that is presented as a poem.

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3rd Annual Small Business Saturday Celebration

November 29, 2014 at 10:00 am

Mark your calendars! Tacoma small business owners spend every day bringing out the best in your neighborhoods.

Come on out the Saturday after Thanksgiving and celebrate with them between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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Indies First with Creative Colloquy

November 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Our friends at Creative Colloquy join us to celebrate Indies First with some of our favorite local authors! Indies First, started by Sherman Alexie last year, calls on authors around the country to take a turn as a bookseller at an independent bookstore as part of Small Business Saturday. Our

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Tacoma Resident Free Day at the Zoo

December 1, 2014 at 12:00 am

Visitors who live at a Tacoma address will be admitted free on the Tacoma Resident Free Days listed below. Please bring proof of residency.*

The free day is offered as a thank you to Tacoma voters, who in 1999 approved a $35 million bond issue to pay for Zoo improvements. The money has funded

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World AIDS Day

December 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm

World AIDS Day was established in 1988 by UNAIDS as an international day of remembrance annually observed on December 1. This year, PCAF has planned a memorial event. This year’s theme is “Remember. Hope. Act.” The memorial will provide an opportunity for the community to commemorate those we

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If Cars Could Talk: Adult Brown Bag Lunch Series

December 2, 2014 at 11:30 am

There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the first Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum

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Orientation for the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

December 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Learn about the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival, including:
-How to enter
-How to check out cameras
-Meet the organizers
-Watch previous films
-Suggested Newbery books for a variety of ages
-Enjoy delicious snacks and great conversation

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Imagine I’m Beautiful - Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker

December 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Special screening of the award-winning indie film IMAGINE I’M BEAUTIFUL in Tacoma! Wednesday, December 3rd7:00 PM The Grand Cinema 606 S Fawcett AveTacoma, WA The screening will be followed by a special Q&A with award-winning writer/actress/producer, Naomi McDougall Jones TICKETS: $10 and may be

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