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Special Event: Magic, Community Event
Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Early 20th Century
Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Early 20th Century, August 4, 2018-January 20, 2019 What is magic? Is it the magician who levitates a woman above the darkened stage of the Pantages Theater? The medium who gazes into the depths of Commenceme...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 - Sun 1/20/19 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Collection Selections: Jacob Lawrence
Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bus...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 - Sun 1/20/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: For the Family, Holiday
Santa Photo Experience
It's Santa photo time. Reserve your FastPass and skip the line to see Santa by visiting:
Tacoma Mall
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 - Mon 12/24/18 at 11am-6pm
Special Event: Children, Education
Baby Story Time
Stories, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 10:30am
Sports: Walking
Capitol Volkssport Club - Tacoma Proctor District/UPS Walk
Meet at 9 am at the Martin Way Park and Ride to carpool or 9:45 am at the Safeway store, 2411 N Proctor Street, Tacoma to take part in Capitol Volkssport Club's Tacoma Proctor District/UPS Walk. This walk is a 10k walk with a 5k option, rated 1 (easy).
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 9:45am
Dance: Urban/Hip Hop
Hip Hop Nutcracker with Guest MC Kurtis Blow
A holiday mash-up for the whole family, "The Hip Hop Nutcracker" re-imagines Tchaikovsky's score through explosive hip hop choreography. A dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in c...
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 7:30pm
Dance: Urban/Hip Hop, Holiday
The Hip Hop Nutcracker with MC Kurtis Blow
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, D...
Pantages Theater
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 7:30pm
Art: Art Show, Photography
Kath Gallier Photography Exhibit
"Photography has truly opened my eyes to God’s creation and has given me reason to pause and take a second look at things I use to walk past. It can sometimes sound cliché but since becoming a photographer I look at things differently." Kath Gallier is ex...
Catholic Community Services
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 8am-5pm
Fri 11/16/18 at 8am-5pm
Mon 11/19/18 at 8am-5pm
Tue 11/20/18 at 8am-5pm
Wed 11/21/18 at 8am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event
Learning Lounge
Looking for a relaxed space to work or study? The Learning Lounge has everything you need, from laptops to collaborative workspaces and friendly librarians who can guide your research or tackle tech questions. Healthy snacks will keep you sharp all afterno...
Summit Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thu 11/29/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thu 12/6/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thu 12/13/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Special Event: Children
Play to Learn
Thematic curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and group circle time for children and adults to enjoy together. For ages 0-6 and the adults who care for them.
Bay Terrace Community and Education Center
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 10am-11:30am
Thu 11/22/18 at 10am-11:30am
Thu 11/29/18 at 10am-11:30am
Thu 12/6/18 at 10am-11:30am
Thu 12/13/18 at 10am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Scholarly Selections What explains the acceptance (vs. the rejection) of scientific consensus on climate change? A study of 650 Florida Residents
Join University of Washington Tacoma professor Rose Njorog in a conversation about public perceptions of climate change. In spite of the scientific consensus on climate change, survey findings show that the American public is polarized in its views. A stud...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 6:30pm-8pm
Special Event: Community Event
Third Thursday
Special exhibitions on view: Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence, Two Centuries of Glass, Make/Do: A History of Creative Reuse (closing December 6!), and Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Twentieth Century. Get in some holiday shopping at T...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 3pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Writing Our History: Pierce County
HistoryLink and Artifacts Consulting are proud to present the Pierce County: Writing Our History speaker series on the third Thursdays of September, October, and November. The third program in the series will be on November 15th, when Ed Echtle will tell, ...
Tacoma Armory
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Young Professionals and Students Night
Tacoma AFWA and Mt. Rainier IMA present Stephen Harrington, CIC, Cross Insurance Agency, "Cultivating Relationships: Best Practices for Fostering Business Relationships" at La Quinta Inn, Tacoma, November 15, 2018. 5:30 networking, 6:00 dinner, 7:00 presen...
La Quinta Inn
Tacoma, WA

Thu 11/15/18 at 5:30pm-8pm
Special Event: General, Business, Education
BeGes Toastmaster Club
Want to improve your communication, public speaking, and/or leadership skills? Toastmasters is for you. The BeGes Toastmaster Club was started by employees of The Business Examiner (BE) and GeoEngineers (GE) in Tacoma, WA. Since then we have diversified...
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/16/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 11/23/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 11/30/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 12/7/18 at 12pm-1pm
Fri 12/14/18 at 12pm-1pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop, Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Body & Brain: Mindful Movement
Do you want to improve your mind/body connection and energy? Join this new series of classes at the Point Defiance/Ruston Senior Center. Classes will incorporate stretching, tapping, breathing and meditation activities to release tension and increase the e...
Ruston Meal Site at Pt. Defiance-Ruston Senior Center
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/16/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 11/23/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 11/30/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 12/7/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 12/14/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Children, Education, For the Family
Family Story Time
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Summit Library
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/16/18 at 10:30am
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Laughing Mater November Comedy Showcase
Some say laughter is the best medicine and they’re not wrong. They’re not 100% right, but also not wrong. In the beautiful wooded and green backdrop of Alma Mater’s Honey cafe on every third Friday, you can come get the best and only medicine we are techni...
Alma Mater Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/16/18 at 8:30pm-10:30pm
Music: Acoustic, Alternative, Indie, Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms)
Laura Veirs, Whitney Balen, Mike Dumovich
This event features Laura Veirs who besides her prolific indie folk career was recently in the trio with Neko Case and KD Lang. She is supporting her new record "The Lookout" produced by her husband and Grammy nominated producer Tucker Martine. It is her t...
Alma Mater Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/16/18 at 7pm-11pm
Art: Installations
Lusio Lights the Conservatory 21+
Lusio is headed to Tacoma to light the W.W. Seymour Conservatory. Explore the botanical gardens lit with the art of light as Lusio artists create site specific light installations through out the Conservatory for all to explore. See local artists use the ...
Seymour Botanical Conservatory
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/16/18 at 6pm-9pm

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