Family Friendly Category Event Archives

Bike to a Business - Tease Chocolates

July 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

DOTG has partnered with Tease Chocolates, and they are offering 15% OFF ALL SHOP ITEMS AT TIME OF VISIT when you arrive by bike during the month of July!
They are equipped with a bike rack, bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you love biking to your

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Kidical Mass Family Bike Ride in Salishan for Pierce County Trails Day

July 28, 2018 at 10:00 am

Kidical Mass Tacoma is a monthly bike ride for kids, families and kids-at-heart. We ride in the street and follow the Rules of the Road, stopping to regroup so no one gets lost or left behind. Helmets and adult supervision are required. Everyone is welcome.
On July 28 we’ll be celebrating Pierce

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Kareem Kandi World Orchestra Featuring Osama Afifi

July 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Music Fans,The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday July 29th. I’ll be joined by Holmberg Max on drums and we’ll be featuring special guest, Osama Afifi on bass. We’ll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz Workshop,

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Grit City Think & Drink: Our Place In The Cosmos; The Structure & Fabric Of Our Universe

August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Cosmology reveals elegant structure, even at unfathomably large scales. Physics tells the story of surprising simplicity in the laws of nature and a mysterious link between space and time. Come hear PLU faculty member Dr. Katrina Hay talk about the cosmos. Katrina (Katie) Hay is an Associate

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Sue’s Tech Kitchen

August 24, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Conceptualized by entrepreneur, producer, and author Randi Zuckerberg and designed by a team of tech, entertainment, and education veterans, SUE’S TECH KITCHEN is a STEM adventure for the mouth and mind that empowers kids to engage with tomorrow’s tech and revolutionizes family dining in the

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Bike to a Business - Lift Bridge Coffee

September 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with Lift Bridge Coffee, and they are offering 10% OFF ANY HOUSE-MADE BEVERAGE when you arrive by bike during the month of September! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you love

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Film Focus: Hocus Pocus

October 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

The Halloween classic is back in theaters for one night only! You’re in for a devil of a time when three outlandishly wild witches - Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy - return from 17th-century Salem after they’re accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters! It’s a

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Bike to a Business - Goodwill Coffee Buzz

November 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with Goodwill Coffee Buzz, and they are offering $1.00 OFF HAND-CRAFTED BEVERAGE when you arrive by bike during the month of November! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you love

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker with MC Kurtis Blow

November 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the opening night and first glimpse of the newly renovated Pantages Theater! This holiday mash-up for the entire family delivers a contemporary re-imagining of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. Performed by a supercharged cast of all star dancers, DJ and violinist, the story shares a hip

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73rd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

November 24, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Since World War II, the South Sound community has gathered to celebrate at the corner of 9th & Broadway in downtown Tacoma. Gather for carols and photos with Santa at this FREE community event. If it isn’t already, make it part of your family tradition!

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Imago Theatre’s Frogz

November 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Whimsical and inventive, this show is a clever intersection of vaudeville, cirque, and mime. The simplicity and charm catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theater. Like all truly unique things, this show must be seen to be believed. Take a leap and discover

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Bike to a Business - The Grand Cinema

December 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with The Grand Cinema, and they are offering a FREE SMALL FOUNTAIN SODA OR BOTTLED WATER when you arrive by bike during the month of December! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you

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Take 6: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Take 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, with ten Grammys, ten Dove Awards (Gospel Music Awards), two NAACP Image Award nominations among many other accolades. Heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet,” the sextet has recorded and/or performed with an

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Film Focus: Disney’s Bedknobs & Broomsticks

January 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm

An aspiring apprentice witch, her three grandchildren, and a cynical friend take a wild adventure through Portabello Road, a wild underwater animal kingdom, and back again. Tickets are $7.

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The Wizard of Oz

January 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Tacoma! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and

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