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PlayDates: Toys from the WSHS Collection
While the ways in which children play has changed over time, toys are and have always been an important part of the lives of Washingtonians. PlayDates celebrates some of the most popular toys in America through a look into the collections of the Washington...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 - Sun 7/15/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children
Museum Spring Hours
Museum Hours Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mondays - Member-only - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesdays - Special Needs Play Days - from 10 – 11:30 a.m. More Member-only Hours Friday 9-10 a.m. Saturday 9-10 a.m. Special Spring Hours: April 2 – 6 th...
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 - Thu 6/14/18
Dance: Modern
Dance: Storytelling
Directed by Rachel Winchester. An inspiring collection of faculty, student, and guest artist choreography, revealing fresh perspectives and diverse artistry.
Pacific Lutheran University – Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 7:30pm-10pm
Theater: Play
The Pillowman
Gripping drama and intrigue that will have you thinking about things differently. Martin McDonagh echoes the works of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm in this New York Drama Critics' Circle and Olivier Award winning script. The Pillowman is a vic...
Tacoma Little Theatre
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 4/22/18 at 2pm
Fri 4/27/18 - Sat 4/28/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 4/29/18 at 2pm
Fri 5/4/18 - Sat 5/5/18 at 7:30pm
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

Sat 4/21/18 at 12pm-1pm
Sun 4/22/18 at 12pm-1pm
Tue 4/24/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Wed 4/25/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sat 4/28/18 at 12pm-1pm
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

Sat 4/21/18 at 1pm-2pm
Tue 4/24/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 4/28/18 at 1pm-2pm
Tue 5/1/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 5/5/18 at 1pm-2pm
Theater: Musical
Catch Me if You Can
Tacoma Musical Playhouse will show this exciting musical April 6 to the 29. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30, Sundays at 2, and Saturday matinees April 21 to the 28. Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, Catch Me If You Can is the high-...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 4/22/18 at 2pm
Fri 4/27/18 at 7:30pm
Sat 4/28/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 4/29/18 at 2pm
Special Event: Gardening, Class/Workshop, Education
Edible Gardens - Garden Soil 101
Explore the basics of successful vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest—from seed to table. Register at or (253) 798-4133. Please do not contact the venue.
Metro Parks Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
End of Life & Advance Directives
What do Advance Directives look like from a medical perspective? When the time comes to implement those directives, options may not be as clear cut as people would anticipate. Hear from the health care provider perspective about experiences with patients...
Pierce County Community Connections – Sound View Building
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 10am
Music: Acoustic
Flamenco Guitar Maestro José Antonio Rodríguez
Theater on the Square
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Free Parenting Program: "Parenting Secrets to Peer Pressure Proof Your Kids"
You’ll walk away from this program with: -secrets to parenting your kids to get them to willingly cooperate, listen, learn to make good choices and build self-confidence as they grow. -simple, practical tools to know exactly what to do when kids act up...
Bethany Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 9am-12pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Japanese Kites
Build and watercolor your own koinobori fish kites in honor of Children’s Day on May 5. All supplies provided.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 2pm
Music: Rock
John 5 and the Creatures
John 5 has worked with a varied range of artists, performing as guitarist for some of the biggest headlining rock bands in the world such as Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, as well as playing session with Paul Stanley, Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. ...
Tacoma Dome
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 7:30pm-11:30pm
Music: Bluegrass, Gospel, Folk
Loose Canon Community Sing-along and Pie Social
Mountain gospel/bluegrass concert and community singalong at Bethany Presbyterian Church, North 41st and Stevens St, Saturday, April 21 at 6 pm. No cost, just fun, song, and pie and cobbler afterwards. Bring non-perishable/cash donation for FISH food bank.
Bethany Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 6pm-7:30pm
Music: 80s music
Nite Wave
LIVE 80S NEW WAVE PARTY! The Swiss in Tacoma! Nite Wave, known for their high energy show, continues their 80’s New Wave dance ways with new songs and new moves! Most noted for being handpicked by Billy Idol to open for the legendary 80’s rocker at S...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 9pm-1am
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Class/Workshop
Pottery Classes at Throwing Mud Gallery
Learn the art of creating pottery on the potters wheel, hand building techniques and decorative and functional pottery in our clean and spacious studio. Classes are a mix of beginners to more advanced students, which encourages a cooperative learning envir...
Throwing Mud Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 10am-12:30pm
Mon 4/23/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 4/24/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 4/24/18 at 10am-12:30pm
Thu 4/26/18 at 10am-12:30pm
Special Event: Parents/Parenting
Preparing for Pregnancy and Parenthood: Three Props for Your Journey
Walk away from this hour and a half workshop with a heightened connection to self, baby, and partner. When you attend this free workshop you will learn three essential skills for navigating both pregnancy and parenthood.
Red Elm Cafe
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 2:30pm-4pm
Dance: Ballroom, Modern
SRC Saturday Dance with Casanova
Enjoy dancing to the music of Casanova who play country, rock & roll and ballroom dance music.
AmVets Post #1
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 8pm-11pm
Special Event: Gardening
Tahoma Fuchsia Society Annual Fuchsia Sale
It’s time for the Annual Tahoma Fuchsia Society Plant Sale. Saturday, April 21, 2018. 9 am to plants sold out/or 1 pm. Don’t miss out. Hundreds of plants, priced to sell. Come early for the best selection. This is an opportunity to find beautiful, unique ...
Disabled American Veterans
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 9am-1pm
Special Event: Children, Computers/Technology, Education, For the Family, Gaming, Living History
What was your favorite childhood toy? A jump rope, a board game, or Space Invaders? Or was it an Easy Bake Oven or a Slinky? You’re sure to find your favorite toys in Toytopia, opening February 16 and running through June 10, 2018. This exhibition is huge,...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/22/18 at 10am-5pm
Tue 4/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 4/25/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 4/26/18 at 10am-5pm

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