Family Friendly Category Event Archives

Easter Bunny Photos at Tacoma Mall

March 24, 2017 at 12:00 am

Take treasured snapshots with the Easter Bunny from Friday, March 24 to Saturday, April 15. He’ll be waiting for you near JCPenney Court. Simply go to simon.noerrbunny.com and reserve your appointment for a photo with the fluffy one ahead of time.

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Insider Talk - Bakery Truck

March 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Sandy Olson will speak about his 1931 Twin Coach Helms Bakery Truck, which has been loaned for the Tools of the Trade – Powering the Working Class exhibit. He will also discuss the Fageol brothers and their contribution to the development of early trucks and buses. Included with Museum admission

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Learn about plans to curb algae blooms at Tacoma’s Wapato Lake

March 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma plans to treat Wapato Lake later this spring to reduce public exposure to toxic algae. The blue-green algae blooms can be harmful to people and pets; this has prompted frequent health warnings when weather is warmer. The public is invited to learn and ask questions about the alum

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Historic Tall Ship, Schooner Zodiac in Tacoma

April 12, 2017 at 11:00 am

The Foss Waterway Seaport, Puget Sound’s maritime heritage, education and event center, will officially welcome and host the Bellingham based Schooner Zodiac. It will be docked at the Foss Waterway Seaport, from April 12- 16, and entry to the Zodiac will be FREE with PAID admission to the Foss

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Craft Saturday

April 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Drop by Job Carr Cabin Museum for our monthly Craft Saturday event. Activities are designed for children ages 3-9 and their families. Spring Noisemakers: On 4/15, we’ll be making egg noisemakers
Admission to the Museum and all events are “pay as you can.”

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9th Annual Tacoma Bike Swap

April 29, 2017 at 10:00 am

The Tacoma Bike Swap is an annual event hosted every April. This exciting community event is free to attend and is great for people who are looking to buy or sell bikes and bike-related accessories. The Bike Swap gets over 1,000 attendees most years. At the Bike Swap you can meet other people who

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Fancy Nancy The Musical

April 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Dress up in your most glamorous attire, pour a spot of tea, and join us for the most elegant musical ever – Fancy Nancy! Nancy and her pals Wanda, Rhonda, Bree, and Lionel are thrilled to be dancing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.” Nancy is positive – (that’s fancy for 100%

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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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Hunger Walk and 5K Run

May 20, 2017 at 7:30 am

Join us at the Hunger Walk & 5K Run! The 37th annual Hunger Walk & 5K Run is one of the oldest hunger fundraisers in Pierce County. This year for the first time we are adding a timed 5K run to the event! Walk through the trees and around a beautiful lake or run in the timed 5K. Funds raised at

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Univera Serve First 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run

May 20, 2017 at 9:00 am

Univera Serve First®

5k Run/Walk

& Kids Fun Run

Saturday May 20th, 2017

100% of the proceeds go to FISH Food Banks of Pierce County - Last year we provided 106,411 meals to benefit children and families. Help us double that this year!

Kids Fun Run starts at 8:30 am
5K race starts at 9 am
Point

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Senior to Senior

May 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma’s Fifty and Better (FAB) program invites high school seniors in transition to adulthood to get tips from experienced seniors on topics such as banking, setting financial goals and paying for college and cars. A series of free workshops will be held at the Portland Avenue

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Festival of Sail Tacoma 2017

June 15, 2017 at 12:00 am

These dates have been updated. So yes this is the weekend in June of 2017. Yea, Lets go sailing.

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid

July 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Headstrong Ariel King Triton’s youngest daughter, is no longer content to live on the ocean floor. Convinced she’ll only find happiness on land, she sets off to find a world where she belongs, battling a sea witch and finding true love along the way. Join Tacoma Musical Playhouse along with

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