Upcoming Events: Tuesday February 28, 2017

Meeting of the Bike Minds

February 28, 2017 at 5:45 pm

In preparation for the 10th annual Tacoma-Pierce County Bike Month this May, the City of Tacoma’s new Active Transportation Coordinator is hosting a Meeting of the Bike Minds! Bike Month as you know it would not exist without the biking community’s events, rides, and activities. Please join us

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Simon Youth Foundation Seeks Local Applicants for Scholarship Program

January 30, 2017 at 12:00 am

Each year, Simon Youth Foundation awards Simon Youth Community Scholarships to high school seniors in every community across the country that is home to Simon, Mills, or Premium Outlets malls. The application period has begun and ends on March 1, 2017.Students can apply online by visiting

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Natural Daylight: Solatube Lighting & DIY Install Demo

February 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

Does your home lack opportunities for natural lighting? Are you tired of living in the dark? If so, come check out this workshop on natural daylighting systems, including a DIY installation demonstration by experts with 22 years of experience in the field. Learn how to brighten up your space while

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Free Workshop: Organic Fruit Tree Selection & Care

February 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

Join experts from GardenSphere at this free workshop where you will learn tips and resources on how to select, plant, and grow organic fruit trees on your property. Topics will include:-Basic fruit tree knowledge and terminology-Selecting fruit trees for our South Puget Sound climate-General care

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Free Workshop: Early Gardens—Berries, Root Stock, Raised Beds

February 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Join CSA gardener Sass Ruthven to learn more about food plant choices, growing tips, and reliable garden resources for summer gardens. Topics will include:-Raised beds and trellising: Advantages, preparation, and maintenance-Herbs that pack a punch of flavor for cooking, freezing, and drying-Early

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Free Workshop: Pruning & Care—Fruit Trees & Berry Bushes

February 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Learn how to prune and care for fruit trees and berry bushes to prevent costly errors and produce crops as nature intended!Topics include:-When and why to prune fruit trees-Structural pruning on young fruit trees-Plant care, health, and aesthetics-How to choose the right tool for the jobThis

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Free Workshop: Pruning & Care of Landscape Trees

February 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

At this free workshop you will learn how to “prune like a pro” and prevent costly errors, defects, high maintenance, and unsightly urban trees. Focus is on landscape trees.Topics will include:-Common pruning mistakes-When and why to prune-Structural pruning on young trees-what and why?-Plant health

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