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Special Event: Community Event, Children, Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday
Gingerbread Showcase
The Gingerbread Showcase is a community event presented by Rebuilding Together South Sound in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Tacoma. Displayed from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, gingerbread landmarks created by local bakers and culinar...
Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Mon 1/1/18 at 9am-10pm
Special Event: Community Event, Holiday
Intercity Transit Jingle Bus
Ride Intercity Transit's free Jingle Bus November 24 - December 29. It's our way to spread holiday cheer and say "thank you" for riding! Find the Jingle Bus on a route near you by visiting intercitytransit.com/bus/jingle-bus.
Intercity Transit
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Fri 12/29/17
Special Event: Holiday, Community Event
Christmas Tree Sale
Please take part in purchasing a tree for yourself or donating one to a family in need. El Centro de la Raza has been partnering with a small Latino-owned business operated by Adrain and Evencio Gonzalez, two brothers originally from Oaxaca, Mexico. The...
El Centro de la Raza
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Wed 12/20/17 at 12pm-8pm
Special Event: For the Family, Gardening, Nature
Garden d’Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Purchase advance tickets at www.garde...
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Bellevue, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 4:30pm-9pm
Special Event: Religious, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Vajrasattva Retreat
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat, we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and ha...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 8am, 10am, 4pm and 7pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Intermediate Boat Lofting Workshop
In this workshop we’ll continue lofting the dinghy we started in the introductory workshop. This time we’ll lay out stem rabbet, transom bevels, and bulkheads. We’ll also develop construction details such backbone construction and fastening. Wednesday, ...
Gig Harbor Boat Shop
Gig Harbor, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Fri 12/15/17 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Living History
Around the Artifact: Mosquito Night Run Up
Join us as we perform the first night engine run up of the FHCAM Mosquito. Bring your camera and capture amazing photos of flames arcing out of the twin inline engines. And if the weather doesn’t cooperate and doesn’t allow us to take the Mosquito out that...
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
Everett, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
BodyFlow - Tumwater
BodyFlow is an energizing and invigorating workout which improves posture, core strength, flexibility and balance. Class begins with relaxing Tai Chi movements, followed by various yoga sequences to strengthen and tone your key muscle groups. Pilates exerc...
The Strong Center
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 5:25pm-6:25pm
Special Event: Community Event, Holiday
Cocoa and Cards
Do you have someone you’d like to thank? Write and decorate a thank you card just in time for the holidays. Hot chocolate provided. Children under 6 with an adult.
South Hill Library
Puyallup, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Special Event: Community Event
Friends of the Key Center Library Book Discussion Group
We'll discuss "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee. Pick up a copy at the Help Desk.
Key Center Library
Lakebay, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 11am
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Interviewing Techniques Workshop
WorkSource Workshop. Learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.
Lakewood Library
Lakewood, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 1pm-3:15pm
Special Event: Community Event
Knit Together
Come knit with us. No experience necessary. Instruction and supplies provided on the first Thursday of the month.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 4pm-6pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 4pm-6pm
Thu 12/28/17 at 4pm-6pm
Special Event: Gardening
Master Gardener Plant Clinic
"Ask a Master Gardener" Program Contact: Master Gardener Clinic (253) 798-7170 • pierce.mg@wsu.edu Master Gardeners are available at the Pierce County Extension Office Master Gardener Plant Clinic and Volunteer Office via phone or walk-in to building a...
WSU Pierce County Extension Office
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 9am-3pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 9am-3pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 9am-3pm
Mon 12/18/17 at 9am-3pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Gardening
Master Gardener Plant Clinic
"Ask a Master Gardener" Program Contact: Master Gardener Clinic (253) 798-7170 • pierce.mg@wsu.edu Master Gardeners are available at the Pierce County Extension Office Master Gardener Plant Clinic and Volunteer Office via phone or walk-in to building a...
WSU Pierce County Extension Office
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 9am-3pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 9am-3pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 9am-3pm
Mon 12/18/17 at 9am-3pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Ngaio Bealum
Talk about your "high hopes"! Known to wear some of the most colorful suits around, Ngaio Bealum brings his hilariously funny, herb titled comedy that will keep you entertained and feeling good. Ngaio's been seen on MTV and BET.
Comedy Underground
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 8pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 8pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 10:30pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 8pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 10:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Nonfiction Book Club
We’ll discuss “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II” by Denise Kiernan. Books available at the Help Desk.
Sumner Library
Sumner, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Classical Dance, Dance Play
The Nutcracker
The Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the George Balanchine choreography of the quintessential Christmas ballet by Tchaikovsky, with live music by the PNB Orchestra.
Seattle Center – Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 2pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 12:30pm
Special Event: Meeting
Olympia Genealogical Society December Meeting
Olympia Genealogical Society's December meeting will feature member presentations on their favorite ancestors. Join us on Thursday, December 14 at Thurston County Courthouse, Bldg 1, Room 152 at 7 pm.
Thurston County Courthouse
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Children, Education, For the Family
Play to Learn
Play to Learn is for those who nurture children 6 and under. Each week's theme offers individual play, fun group activities, songs and story times for children and adults to enjoy together.
Lakewood Library
Lakewood, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 10am-11:30am
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Rachel's Dance Fitness @ Dance Ally
OK, Gig Harbor! Ready for a new and exciting zumba fitness class? Starting, Mon., Nov. 6th, this exhilarating cardio dance fitness program is coming to Dance Ally. First class is free! Cost is only $12 single visits; punch cards also available. Contact me ...
Dance Ally
Gig Harbor, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 7:15pm-8pm
Mon 12/18/17 at 11am-12pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 11am-12pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 7:15pm-8pm
Mon 12/25/17 at 11am-12pm
    

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