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Special Event: Education, For the Family, Children
Blue Star Museums
The Children’s Museum is once again honored to be a part of the Blue Star Museums program. Organized through a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and Department of Defense, Blue Star Museums offers free admission to mi...
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Mon 9/3/18
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper
Puget Sound Book Artists 8th Annual Members' Exhibition
What exactly is a book? Is it simply a container of information? An object with pages and covers, and a narrative of some sort? A collection of pictures and words? A small sculpture? The 8th annual exhibit of the Puget Sound Book Artists explores all of th...
University of Puget Sound – Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 7/27/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery
Adult Pottery Class
The 6-week pottery classes at Throwing Mud Gallery are a mix of beginners to more experienced adult students, which encourages a cooperative learning environment. Classes are adjusted to your learning needs. If you are a beginner, you can learn at your own...
Throwing Mud Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 10am-12:30pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 10am-12:30pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Religious, Seminar
Bible discussion - the Gospel according to Mark
Bible discussion - the Gospel according to Mark, led by Pastor Martin Yabroff. No background required. Open discussion and practical applications. 1-2 pm, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7410 S. 12th Street, Tacoma, www.saintandrewstacoma.org
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 7/23/18 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 8/6/18 at 1pm-2pm
Mon 8/13/18 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Summer Camp, Social Event, Children, Education, Community Event, Living History
Brain Boosting Summer Camps - Washington Explorers
Do you have kiddos who need enriching summer activities? Take a look at the History Museum’s exciting week-long summer camps, scheduled during July. Avoid the summer brain-drain and have fun both inside and outside of the museum. There are just 30 spots in...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 7/20/18 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Children, Education, Summer Camp
Children's Museum of Tacoma: Summer Camp
Summer camp at the Children's Museum of Tacoma honors and nurtures your child's curiosity, creativity, and imagination. Different themes throughout the summer appeal to a child’s individual interest, igniting their spark and building community. We desi...
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 9am-12pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 9am-12pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 9am-12pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 9am-12pm
Fri 7/20/18 at 9am-12pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Citizenship Class Information Session
You can expect: • General program overview • Complete intake and eligibility screening • Sign up for English language level testing appointment You need to bring: • Picture ID/driver’s license • Green Card Basic eligibility requirements: • ...
Tacoma Community House
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 4pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Drop-in Help with WorkSource
WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm
Mon 7/23/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm
Mon 7/30/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm
Sports: Tennis
RecTennis Summer Tennis Camp
With our Summer Tennis Camps, you can keep the kids busy, active and having fun with new friends at a park or community space near you. RecTennis works with local schools and parks & rec departments to bring Summer Tennis Camps to your communities. Our ...
Bellarmine Preparatory School – McAstocker Theater
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 8am-12pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 8am-12pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 8am-12pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 8am-12pm
Fri 7/20/18 at 8am-12pm
Art: Photography
The Tacoma Mountaineers Photography Exhibit - Pierce Family Center
The Mountaineers are showing their best “scapes” of land, sea and sky, including some close-ups in nature. Please vote on your favorite photograph for the People’s Choice Award. Voters who include their contact information will be eligible to win a matted ...
Catholic Community Services
Tacoma, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 8am-5pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 8am-5pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 8am-5pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 8am-5pm
Fri 7/20/18 at 8am-5pm
Dance: World Dance, Class/Workshop
Argentine Tango Absolute Beginners Class
Join this group for an Absolute Beginner Level Class. The studio was built with the sole purpose of teaching only authentic social Argentine Tango. You will learn the basic elements for this wonderful dance by a certified professional instructors. Dancers ...
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sat 7/21/18 at 12pm-1pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 12pm-1pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Dance: World Dance
Argentine Tango Beginner Level 2 Class
Come learn the second set of elements in Argentine Tango. You have already learned the basic step now come and improve on your abilities dancing Argentine Tango.
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 7/21/18 at 1pm-2pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 1pm-2pm
Tue 7/31/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Discover the Peak of Adventure
Come see why the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer® is one of the “Best Train Experiences in the World.” Rail journeys take you from Seattle to beautiful British Columbia and into the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Discover Vancouver BC, Jasper, Lake Louise, ...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Free Energy Healing Outreach
Energy Healing is a compassionate energy therapy in which practitioners use their hands off-body in a heart-centered and intentional way to support and facilitate your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health for self-healing. Everyone needs weekly...
Spiritualist Church of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 7/31/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 8/7/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 8/14/18 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: For the Family
Movie Night
Join us for a free screening on every third Tuesday of the month at Parkland/Spanaway Library. Popcorn provided. June 19: “Coco;” July 17: “My Little Pony: The Movie” (2017); Aug. 21: “Babe.”
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Children
Summer Stories For Toddlers
Enjoy simple picture books, songs, fingerplays, movement games and more! Ages 3-6 with an adult.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 10:15pm-11pm
Tue 7/24/18 at 10:15pm-11pm
Tue 7/31/18 at 10:15pm-11pm
Tue 8/7/18 at 10:15pm-11pm
Tue 8/14/18 at 10:15pm-11pm
Dance: World Dance, Class/Workshop
Argentine Tango Beginner Level II Class
Learn the second set of elements of Argentine Tango. Once you have learned the basic patterns come join us in increasing your knowledge of Argentine Tango.
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sun 7/22/18 at 1pm-2pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sun 7/29/18 at 1pm-2pm
Wed 8/1/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Religious
Communion and Reflection
Communion service, all are welcome, with brief spiritual reflection on faith and daily living, about 1/2 hour.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 12pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 12pm
Wed 8/1/18 at 12pm
Wed 8/8/18 at 12pm
Wed 8/15/18 at 12pm
Special Event: Social Event
Fern Hill Walking Club
The Fern Hill neighborhood has a vibrant history waiting to be explored. Join the Fern Hill Library staff each Wednesday for a 30-40 minute walk around the neighborhood and discover some local history, talk about books, movies or music and get to know your...
Tacoma Public Library – Fern Hill
Tacoma, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 11:15am-12pm
Wed 7/25/18 at 11:15am-12pm
Wed 8/1/18 at 11:15am-12pm
Wed 8/8/18 at 11:15am-12pm
Special Event: Magic, Children
Louie Foxx: Mineral Magic
This show is full of magic, comedy, juggling and tons of audience interaction. You’ll be amazed as a kid from the audience magically creates a diamond! You’ll roll in the aisles laughing as Louie creates a fossil right before your eyes.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 2pm-3pm
    

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