Upcoming Events: August 2017

4 Day Learn to Skate Camp

August 1, 2017 at 9:00 am

Camp runs from August 1-4. Lessons Include: Pushing, Pumping, Kick Turns, Drop Ins, Ollies, Flat Land Basics (Shuv-its, Kickflips), Ledge Tricks, and Rail Tricks.Supplemental lessons also include:Anatomy of the Skateboard, Ramp Names and Functions, Trick Names and Origins, How to Fall, and some of

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If Cars Could Talk: Ford Model A

August 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

Museum Educator and Docent Bob Rezba will discuss the rise of the Ford Model A and its popularity in the late 1920s and early 1930s. As a member of the Gallopin’ Gertie Model A Ford Club of Tacoma, the Model A Ford Club of America and the Model A Ford Foundation, he will also talk about its

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Summer Storytime - August 2nd

August 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Join us Wednesdays, 6/28/17 - 8/30/17, 3-4pm for storytime at the Cabin!
One hour of stories, games and crafts for children ages 3-8 and their families.

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Tacoma Walks Scavenger Hunt

August 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Walk and take public transit downtown to find clues! Work as a team or individually. Bring your digital camera! Awards follow.Walk Tacoma 2017 by Downtown On the Go is a series of fun, themed, informative walks in downtown Tacoma! Perfect for downtown employees, students and residents who want to

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VeloFemmes Wednesday Evening Ride

August 2, 2017 at 5:45 pm

Tacoma Women. Riding Bikes. Having Fun.We are riding every first and third Wednesday of the month this season! Meet us at the goddesses at Wright Park (where Yakima and Division meet) for a 10-15 mile ride and an optional social at a nearby watering hole. We will be meeting at 5:45pm, leaving at 6.

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Live From The Swiss 2: Stand-Up Comedy Night

August 3, 2017 at 9:00 pm

On Thursday, August 3, at 9PM we invite you to join us for the second Live From The Swiss stand-up comedy showcase at The Swiss Restaurant and Pub in downtown Tacoma!Our August feature is the immensely talented Liz Donehue. Liz’s “no holds barred” approach to comedy is refreshing, entertaining,

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Black Pussy

August 4, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Black Pussy is a group of Rock n’ Roll pot-smoking fun-loving long hairs that are passionate about art, creativity and the dynamic human spirit which refuses to submit. We encourage everybody to take the ride with us. $8 cover charge*NOTE*Black Pussy DOES NOT condone or endorse any sexism, racism,

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Kryboys

August 5, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It’s like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time! $10 cover

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Real Estate Career Information Session

August 7, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor, or how to choose which brokerage to join, or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo,

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4 Day Learn to Skate Camp

August 8, 2017 at 9:00 am

Camp runs from August 8-11. Lessons Include: Pushing, Pumping, Kick Turns, Drop Ins, Ollies, Flat Land Basics (Shuv-its, Kickflips), Ledge Tricks, and Rail Tricks.Supplemental lessons also include: Anatomy of the Skateboard, Ramp Names and Functions, Trick Names and Origins, How to Fall, and some

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Real Estate Career Information Session

August 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor, or how to choose which brokerage to join, or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo,

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Grit City Think & Drink: Booster Songs for the City of Destiny

August 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Grit City Think & DrinkYou’ll Like Tacoma! Booster Songs for the City of DestinyIn the early decades of the 20th century, ‘booster songs’ were published in cities around America as musical representations of civic pride. Tacoma was no exception, and in an era before television or smartphones, it

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Summer Storytime - August 9th

August 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Join us Wednesdays, 6/28/17 - 8/30/17, 3-4pm for storytime at the Cabin!
One hour of stories, games and crafts for children ages 3-8 and their families.

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New Tech Tacoma

August 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

More than just a meetup, we’re a community that loves and supports people, the Northwest and tech. New Tech Tacoma is breaking down the silos and bringing together the smart, fun, creative people from across the full spectrum of the Seattle and Tacoma area tech community.

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The Sound of Ghosts

August 10, 2017 at 8:00 pm

It’s our first show in Washington and we’re excited to play this awesome venue! Bring the whole family for great food and great tunes!

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DJ Omar

August 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Come party with DJ OMAR! Dance until the sun goes out! $5 cover charge; Ladies NO COVER

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The Spazmatics

August 12, 2017 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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The Other Country - The Story of Thea & Andrew Foss

August 10, 2017 at 12:00 am

First remembered as the character Annie Brennan in a series of stories in the Saturday Evening Post in the late 1920’s, Thea Foss came to America’s notice in film and TV as “Tugboat Annie” between 1930 and 1950. In 2006, local filmmakers Nancy Bourne Haley and Lucy Ostrander researched and

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Real Estate Career Information Session

August 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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4 Day Learn to Skate Camp

August 15, 2017 at 9:00 am

Camp runs from August 15-18. Lessons Include: Pushing, Pumping, Kick Turns, Drop Ins, Ollies, Flat Land Basics (Shuv-its, Kickflips), Ledge Tricks, and Rail Tricks.
Supplemental lessons also include: Anatomy of the Skateboard, Ramp Names and Functions, Trick Names and Origins, How to Fall, and some

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Summer Storytime - August 16th

August 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Join us Wednesdays, 6/28/17 - 8/30/17, 3-4pm for storytime at the Cabin!
One hour of stories, games and crafts for children ages 3-8 and their families.

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VeloFemmes Wednesday Evening Ride

August 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm

Tacoma Women. Riding Bikes. Having Fun.We are riding every first and third Wednesday of the month this season! Meet us at the goddesses at Wright Park (where Yakima and Division meet) for a 10-15 mile ride and an optional social at a nearby watering hole. We will be meeting at 5:45pm, leaving at 6.

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Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert

August 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert
Free concert on the lawn.

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Creative Colloquy Soirée Take 2

August 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Come out to connect and conspire with fellow word lovers while helping Creative Colloquy raise funds for the 3rd annual Creative Colloquy Crawl. Festivities will be hosted in Feast Art Center’s fabulous outdoor space and will include libations provided by Heritage Distilling Company paired with

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Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert

August 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert
Free concert on the lawn.

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Sweet Sixx and The Wild Pack

August 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm

SWISS SIXX AND THE WILD PACK is as the name implies, WILD. It is a blues rock band made up of a forever changing cast of musicians, with Sixx and Rachel as the founding members and the only two consistent members. Sixx on guitars and vocals and Rachel on bass and vocals. Free cover!

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All Aboard The Mothership w/DJ Tacoma Diaz

August 18, 2017 at 10:00 pm

TACOMA DIAZ spinning vinyl classics sure to funk you up. 80’s R&B and HipHop faves, $5 Cover. Don’t miss it!

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Back to School Bash at Tacoma Mall

August 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Enjoy entertainment from WARM 106.9 and enter to win the Ultimate Tacoma Mall Back to School Shopping Spree. Plus, enjoy our photo booth, beauty stations, DIY locker magnet, and more. Saturday, August 19 from 2-4PM in the Macy’s Court.

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Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert

August 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert
Free concert on the lawn.

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Dance Factory: Disco Dress-Up Night

August 19, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Disco, Funk, Dance with a touch of rock for good measure - what’s not to love? Come on down to the Swiss as Dance Factory returns and dance the night away to your favorite songs spanning the best decades. Get those polyester clothes out of the closet (you know you want to…) and come out and get

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Meditation 101

August 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

Meditation enables us to reduce feelings of stress and unhappiness while increasing our natural sense of well-being. In this half-day course, Gen Kelsang Wangpo will give teachings and easy to follow meditation practices to help us to develop a meditative practice in a busy, modern world filled

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Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert

August 20, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Tacoma Concert Band Summer Concert
Free concert on the lawn.

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Puget Sound Music For Youth Association

August 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The Puget Sound Music for Youth Association (PSMFYA) is a Washington State non-profit business, located in Spanaway, Washington. The association was started in June 2009 by Paul Manuel, a local businessman and a musician for over 35 years playing Blues and Rock Flute, along with some parents

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Creative Colloquy Monthly Reading & Open Mic

August 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Come say hello and bump elbows with Tacoma’s readers and writers for a night of readings on August 21 @ 7:00 PM. Featured Readers Include: Savannah Slone and more to be announced ... Come early to sign up for our open mic. Bring your short stories, novel excerpts, essays and poems to share & please

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4 Day Learn to Skate Camp

August 22, 2017 at 9:00 am

Camp runs from August 22-25. Lessons Include: Pushing, Pumping, Kick Turns, Drop Ins, Ollies, Flat Land Basics (Shuv-its, Kickflips), Ledge Tricks, and Rail Tricks.Supplemental lessons also include: Anatomy of the Skateboard, Ramp Names and Functions, Trick Names and Origins, How to Fall, and some

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EXPLORE THE SHORE! Half-day MINI-CAMPS (Ages 7-10)

August 22, 2017 at 9:00 am

The summer is coming to a close, everyone is looking for things to do. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a FUN and EDUCATIONAL way that the kids could spend part of the day? Foss Waterway Seaport Museum is offering four mini-camps during August! Four hours each day (9am to 1pm) for only $20.

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Summer Storytime - August 23rd

August 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Join us Wednesdays, 6/28/17 - 8/30/17, 3-4pm for storytime at the Cabin!
One hour of stories, games and crafts for children ages 3-8 and their families.

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EXPLORE THE SHORE! Half-day MINI-CAMPS (Age 10-13)

August 24, 2017 at 9:00 am

The summer is coming to a close, everyone is looking for things to do. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a FUN and EDUCATIONAL way that the kids could spend part of the day? Foss Waterway Seaport Museum is offering four mini-camps during August! Four hours each day (9am to 1pm) for only $20.

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Summer 2017 Pop-up Traffic Garden (Pt. 1)

August 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

A Traffic Garden is a playground where children of all ages can practice walking, bicycling, and skating while learning how to safely navigate local streets. This fun back-to-school events is part of a two-event series and will feature a temporary Traffic Garden, free helmets and fittings, a

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Harmonious Funk

August 25, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Harmonious Funk Band is one of the Northwest Premier show Bands that have been captivating audiences, and keeping people dancing as soon as they hit Stage. Playing a set list that includes Top 40s hits, 80s, 90s, early 2000s and current tunes, this is a band you won’t want to miss! Cheers! $8 cover

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Summer 2017 Pop-up Traffic Garden (Pt. 2)

August 26, 2017 at 10:00 am

A Traffic Garden is a playground where children of all ages can practice walking, bicycling, and skating while learning how to safely navigate local streets. This fun back-to-school events is part of a two-event series and will feature a temporary Traffic Garden, free helmets and fittings, a

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Prom Date Mixtape

August 26, 2017 at 9:00 pm

After nearly 10 years fronting other tribute bands, Patrick and Daniel have created “Prom Date Mixtape” to bring their unique talents and love of New Wave, Synth-pop and all things 80s to new and existing fans everywhere! With an ALL-STAR line up and a meticulous sound that recreates all the

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Kareem Kandi Band

August 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem Kandi is a performer, composer, and educator, in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage.Kareem is a versatile musician with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, and Funk, and has been performing on the scene for years,

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Mary Bridge Children’s Courage

August 26, 2017 at 12:00 am

Mary Bridge Children’s Courage is a weekend cycling adventure benefiting patients and families served by Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network. From newcomers to veteran cyclists, Courage has rides for everyone. Join us for the one-day, 5-mile Rainier Family Ride; one-day, 30-mile

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Real Estate Career Information Session

August 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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4 Day Learn to Skate Camp

August 29, 2017 at 9:00 am

Camp runs from August 29- September 1. Lessons Include: Pushing, Pumping, Kick Turns, Drop Ins, Ollies, Flat Land Basics (Shuv-its, Kickflips), Ledge Tricks, and Rail Tricks.Supplemental lessons also include: Anatomy of the Skateboard, Ramp Names and Functions, Trick Names and Origins, How to Fall,

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EXPLORE THE SHORE! Half-day MINI-CAMPS (Ages 7-10)

August 29, 2017 at 9:00 am

The summer is coming to a close, everyone is looking for things to do. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a FUN and EDUCATIONAL way that the kids could spend part of the day? Foss Waterway Seaport Museum is offering four mini-camps during August! Four hours each day (9am to 1pm) for only $20.

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Summer Storytime - August 30th

August 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Join us Wednesdays, 6/28/17 - 8/30/17, 3-4pm for storytime at the Cabin!
One hour of stories, games and crafts for children ages 3-8 and their families.

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EXPLORE THE SHORE! Half-day MINI-CAMPS (Age 10-13)

August 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

The summer is coming to a close, everyone is looking for things to do. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a FUN and EDUCATIONAL way that the kids could spend part of the day? Foss Waterway Seaport Museum is offering four mini-camps during August! Four hours each day (9am to 1pm) for only $20.

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M.T. Tank & The Gas Guzzlers

August 31, 2017 at 8:00 pm

M.T. TanK and the Gas Guzzlers are bringin’ ya’ll some good ol’ Outlaw Country and Southern Rock, including Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard and much, much more. So come in, grab a beer and check it out! Free cover

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Free Youth Admission to America’s Car Museum

August 19, 2017 at 12:00 am

Youth 12 and under get complimentary admission to ACM with a paying adult, but the fun doesn’t end there! Challenge the kids to free 5-minute slot car races at the Miller Slot Car Circuit in the ACM Speed Zone. Keep your young vintage vehicle enthusiast entertained all year long with 20% off an

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World Travel Guide | News Coverage in the Media Today

July 11, 2017 at 12:00 am

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has released the Insider Guide to Travelling with Children, providing useful advice to make planning enjoyable family vacations a breeze. The third in the Insider Guide series, this latest guide is an essential handbook for guests planning to travel with their

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EXOTICS @ ACM - SEDUCTIVE SUPERCARS

May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Opening to the public May 6, Exotics@ACM – Seductive Supercars will focus on the crème de la crème of exotic cars that embody the world’s best designs, technology and performance.

EXOTICS@ACM UPCOMING EVENTS

Exclusive Member Preview | May 5 Member Early Access | May 6 Exotics Meet @ ACM | May 6

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Oil Canvas Painting

June 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm

When it comes to improving the interior, opting for oil canvas painting and gold painting is a smart decision. The modern painting and
Portraits Paintings are the gifting options.

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