Upcoming Events: Wednesday March 15, 2017

Gallery Opening - Migration by Matthew Olds

March 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Artist Matthew Olds looks into the relationship of people moving through places from the Tacoma area, to current desperate global migrations, and ultimately the journey from life to death. Video, paintings, and site-specific sculptural installations, create a dynamic multi-media visual conversation

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Food: Too Good to Waste Workshop

March 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Free and open to everyone!In Tacoma and throughout the US, the issue of wasted food is much bigger than most people realize. Each year, the average Tacoman throws away 300 lbs. of once edible food, and the average family of four spends $1,600 on food that goes to waste. This not only wastes money

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History Happy Hour

March 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm

History Happy Hour: Trivia NightFree and open to the public. Test Your Knowledge of State and City Trivia!Prizes!Presented by the Washington State History Museum, the City of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office, and Tacoma Historical Society Questions? Contact Lauren Hoogkamer at

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Jazz Ensemble - Duke Ellington

March 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm

The University Jazz Ensemble and University Chorale perform selections from Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts. Professor of Religion Doug Oakman will speak, highlighting the intersection of faith and music.
General Admission $8 | Military, 55+, & Alumni $5 | PLU & 18 and younger, Free

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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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Gallery - Migration by Matthew Olds

March 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm

The places we are from, the places we are now, directly contribute to the people we have become and ultimately, where we will go. Artist Matthew Olds looks into the relationship of people moving through places from the Tacoma area, to current desperate global migrations, and ultimately the journey

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