Category Event Archives

Grit City Think & Drink: The Pursuit of Happiness

May 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm

As the rainy winter months end, we are ready to shed the gloom and embrace the happiness of summer. But what else impacts happiness besides weather? In this Think and Drink, UW Tacoma Writing Studies professor Annie Nguyen will discuss a theme of many of her writing courses, the pursuit of

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University Symphony Orchestra

May 8, 2018 at 8:00 pm

University Symphony Orchestra

8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
University Symphony Orchestra Verdi: Overture to The Force of Destiny New Work: Second Winner of the Student Composition Competition Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, op. 78 (“Organ”)

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National Bike to School Day

May 10, 2018 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 walk

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Staxx Brothers & Tiffany Wilson

May 11, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Hey Tacoma! RLM Entertainment brings to you a powerhouse lineup with two Seattle based bands that really bring the house down! The Staxx Brothers are a high energy American band, hailing from Seattle, Washington, that has spent the last seven years crafting an incredible new sound they’ve branded

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Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

May 12, 2018 at 12:00 am

How does the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive work in Pierce County?
1. Leave a bag of non-perishable food at your mailbox on May 12.
2. Your postal carrier or a volunteer will pick it up.
3. EFN distributes the food to our neighbors in need in Pierce County.
For more information visit

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Neighborhood Cruise with Kidical Mass Tacoma

May 12, 2018 at 11:00 am

This is a Slow Roll style bike ride for families, neighbors, and friends. Everyone is invited. Ride starts at 2nd Cycle. We’ll be stopping to hang out at People’s Park, Ferry Park, Zina’s Place, and basically just enjoying the Hilltop neighborhood by bike. Do you play an instrument? Bring it! The

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Spazmatics

May 12, 2018 at 9:00 pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding

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VeloFemmes do CycloFemme 2018

May 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Tacoma is part of the international movement called CycloFemme, aimed at getting women on bikes. Our ride is slow and flat (1 out of 3 bikes) on Tacoma’s waterfront. We want to make sure everyone can join us!It’s mother’s day—bring your mom!

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University Wind Ensemble

May 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm

University Wind Ensemble

3 – 4:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
University Wind Ensemble Concert will feature a collaboration with the choirs for the purpose of a CD recording. Featured works will include Johannes Brahm’s Begrabnisgesang and a new

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University Concert Band

May 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm

University Concert Band

8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
University Concert Band Admission is free, no ticket required.

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Bike to Work Day 2

May 18, 2018 at 7:00 am

May is Bike Month all over the world - but the best celebration is right here in Tacoma!On May 18th we are welcoming everyone who rides a bike in Tacoma to join us at People’s Park to eat muffins, drink coffee, and get stoked about biking. Whether you bike to work, school, the grocery store, the

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Bike to Work Day

May 18, 2018 at 7:00 am

May is Bike Month all over the world - but the best celebration is right here in Tacoma!

On May 18th we are welcoming everyone who rides a bike in Tacoma to join us at People’s Park to eat muffins, drink coffee, and get stoked about biking. Whether you bike to work, school, the grocery store,

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Alex Jones: Forestine Wise Monsen

May 18, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Alex Jones: Forestine Wise Monsen

8 – 9pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
Alex Jones, Piano - Forestine Wise Monsen Memorial Scholarship Recital. Forestine Wise Monsen was the inspiration for this memorial scholarship. A lifelong music student and teacher, she

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Alex Jones: Forestine Wise Monsen

May 18, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Alex Jones: Forestine Wise Monsen

8 – 9pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
Alex Jones, Piano - Forestine Wise Monsen Memorial Scholarship Recital. Forestine Wise Monsen was the inspiration for this memorial scholarship. A lifelong music student and teacher, she

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