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‘Stuff the Bus’ School Supply Drive
Tacoma Mall is partnering with Communities in Schools for their annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ School Supply Drive supporting students of Tacoma School District. Simon Guest Services will be collecting school supplies donations from July 27 – August 16.
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Business, Food/Tasting, Community Event
1-Year Anniversary Event
The Sweetest Things is a gift boutique that empowers women in business and the community. It's been a year since we opened our doors. Let's celebrate! Meet former Cupcake Wars contestant and Lacey City Council member Rachel Young. Meet Miss Thurston County, Ashley Engstrom. Try samples from Forza Bistro & Event Center and Peace, Love & Raw. Bring the kids to have their face painted. Get 10% off everything store-wide. Win prizes.
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Running, Walking
10th Annual Parkland Pace or Race
Registration, course map, and results can be found at Cost – $15 Online Registration closes on August 17th at 11:59 PM Registrations are also accepted on the day of the event for an additional charge of $5 8:30 AM – Registration/Packet Pick Up Opens 9:20 AM – Registration/Packet Pick Up Closes 9:30 AM - Start of Event 10:30 AM - Start of Awards 5 kilometer course is flat and fast Raffle prizes given at awards ceremony Ribbons are given to top 3 in each gender and age group For more information contact: Allen Culp 253-219-5252
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2018 Blues & Brews
The Des Moines Rotary Club invites you to attend the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest on Saturday August 25, 2018 from 12-8pm. This event is the prime fundraiser for our Highline Music4Life program expanding music to youth in our local schools.   Enjoy a day on the shores of Puget Sound, listening and dancing to the tunes of Eric Rice Band 12:30 - 2:00, Randy Oxford All-Stars 2:30 - 4:00, Rae Gordon 4:30 - 6:00, CD Woodbury Trio 6:30 - 8:00. To complement your blues and brews, we will be featuring a variety of fine foods.  The Festival will be located on the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park.  This is an outdoor event and will be held rain or shine, you must be 21 or older to attend and no pets will be allowed inside the event.   Airways Brewing, Deschutes Brewery, Schooner Exact Brewing Company, Reuben's Brews, Georgetown Brewing Company, Aslan Brewing Company, Bad Jimmys Brewing Company, Diamond Knot Craft Brewing, Flying Lion Brewing, Fremont Brewing, Ghostfish Brewing, Jellyfish Brewing, Chatter Creek Cider, Half Lion Brewing Co., Mac & Jacks Brewing, Tin Dog Brewing, CounterBalance Brewing, Blue Mountain Cider and Watermill Winery. No outside food or beverages allowed. Low lawn chairs and picnic blankets allowed.  There will be plenty of parking with a free shuttle circulating town on a regular basis.  While you are in town, you might want to visit the Des Moines Farmer's Market.  PURCHASE TICKETS Tickets are $35 in advance; $40 at the gate. Five tasting tokens included with the price of admission. All beer tastings are one Token! 100% of the net proceed support the Des Moines Rotary's charitable projects including our primary beneficiary Highline Music4Life. MORE INFORMATION AND WEBSITE For more information visit our website at, email, or call (206) 824-5630.
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2018 Fantasy Football Draft
Looking for a way to step up your Fantasy Football game? Look no further – the ultimate Fantasy Football Draft experience is happening at CenturyLink Field. Get your league together and spend the evening at CenturyLink Field while you draft your winning squad. *All guests must be 21+ with Valid ID to attend the event.
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Seniors, Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
2018 Pierce County Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference
The 2018 Pierce County Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference is provided for caregivers, family members and friends of individuals who experience Alzheimer’s or another dementia. The event will provide practical information, tools and support to aid in their care of a loved one. The conference is free and open to the public.
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Seniors, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event
2018 Pierce County Fall Prevention Day
Are falls a natural part of aging? No! Unexpected falls can result in a serious and costly injury. The good news is that most falls can be prevented. You have the power to reduce your risk of falling. Learn how.
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Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival, For the Family
2nd Annual Hudson Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff
25 Pitmasters will compete for over $10,000 in prize money in a BBQ competition at Clocktower Park in DuPont, WA. Great food, live music, a beer garden and children's activities including bouncy houses, pony rides (Sunday only) and trout fishing (Sunday only) available to the public. One of the largest BBQ festivals in the Northwest.
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Green/Environmental, Social Event
350 Tacoma Climate Justice Book Club
The 350 Tacoma Climate Justice Book Club is a welcoming community where diverse individuals discuss climate justice issues and solutions, and gain inspiration to act. Because being an engaged citizen and advocate can be exhausting, this group also serves as a refuge for change-makers to recharge, connect with others, and have a little fun. On Sunday, August 26th from 4:00PM-5:30PM we will be discussing The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert. You can get it at the library, King's Books with a 15% discount (remind them at checkout) and in print, electronic, or audio formats on their website, or Better World Books. We will be meeting in the Library Room at Urban Grace Church (902 Market St, Tacoma, WA 98404). Enter in the door on the 9th Street side. If we aren't at the door, knock obnoxiously or text the number listed on the poster and we will gladly welcome you in. Light snacks and reusable dishes will be provided.
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3Oh!3 is the electronic duo of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte from Boulder, Colorado. They are best known for their song "Don't Trust Me," which hit number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2008. Another song,"My First Kiss," featured Kesha and was the lead single from their album "Streets of Gold." The album peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200.
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