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Great Conversations

May 1, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Great Conversations is an organization that aims to create opportunities for pre-teens and parents, guardians, or trusted adults to receive information about growing up in an “engaging format and relaxed atmosphere, emphasizing family communication and resources to support young people on their

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Bike Month Proclamation with City Council

May 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Join Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland and the Tacoma City Council for the reading of the Bike Month Proclamation, designating May 2017 as the 10th Annual Bike Month. Come show your love of bicycling in Tacoma, and thank our elected leaders for their support!

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Bike to the Market Day

May 4, 2017 at 10:00 am

Open up the 2017 Broadway Farmers Market season by using your bipedal strength to arrive on a bicycle! It’s spring time, bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming, and if we are lucky, the sun could be shining! Help kick off Tacoma’s bike month by enjoying one of Tacoma’s best farmers markets in

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Spring Fling Vendor Fair

May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Shop for Mother’s Day gifts and support Fawcett PTA at the same time. Dozens of Vendors, Arts & Crafts, Sports Cards & Memorabilia, Food Trucks, Free Face Painting, Rock Painting, Raffle, Door Prizes, and More!

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Beginner Bike Polo

May 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Ok so lets do Bike polo on Saturday May 6th from 12 - 3 pm bring yourself and a helmet if you have a bike you want to try to play on make sure it has an easy gear if not we will have loaner bikes and mallets. The Location will be Portland Community Center on the Tennis courts.

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Crazy 80’s CosPlay w/Hairstorm

May 6, 2017 at 9:00 pm

HAIRSTORM and The Swiss are at it again! The 80’s was such a fun and rocking decade. The clothes, the hairstyle, and the music! IT ROCKED! Enjoy another rocking 80’s night with HAIRSTORM at the SWISS in Tacoma and be in your best 80’s outfit to play for more great prizes from The Swiss. Then rock

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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

May 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm

CHASING TRANE explores the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds. The result is a transcendent experience that features interviews with artists influenced by Coltrane’s works such as

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Grit City Think & Drink: What Bugs “Mean” To Each Other

May 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It’s time for another Grit City Think & Drink! Dr. Jeremy Davis, UW Tacoma, will discuss the Use of Public Information by Non-social Insects. So come on in, grab a beer and learn some science

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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

May 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm

CHASING TRANE explores the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds. The result is a transcendent experience that features interviews with artists influenced by Coltrane’s works such as

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National Bike to School Day

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 am

In coordination with the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month, the first National Bike to School Day was celebrated on May 9, 2012. There were close to 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia that joined together and encouraged children to safely bicycle or

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Steel Wheel Alleycat 4

May 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

This event is an all ages Alleycat. Registration will be at 5 PM and race will Start beetween 5:30 - 6 pm. The Race will be a 5 stop Alley Cat where you will be obligated to perform a task to recieve a card. The best Poker hands at the end will win prizes. There may or may not be a bonus stop to

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Moon Over Buffalo

May 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Fading stars George and Charlotte Hay are stuck in Buffalo, New York performing for small audiences with an even smaller company of actors. But when word arrives that film director Frank Capra is coming to see their matinee, George and Charlotte do what they must to leave the small time for the big

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Talking With…

May 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Talking With… is the winner of the 1982 American Theatre Critics Association Award for best regional play. These eleven monologues for women have something for everyone: humor, drama, suspense, all told through women’s voices. This production will showcase actresses from the entire area at a

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Sister Act The Musical

May 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

A woman hiding in a convent helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she discovers her own. Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies,

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