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Special Event: Antiques, Children, Community Event, For the Family, Gaming, Living History
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

Wed 5/23/18 - 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

Wed 5/23/18 - Thu 6/14/18
Art: Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Senior Exhibition
Location: University Gallery April 26th - May 25th Opening reception: April 25th, 5pm to 7pm University Gallery/Ingram Hall Gallery hours: 8am to 4pm Monday - Friday or by appointment Please join the Department of Art & Design as we celebrate the a...
Pacific Lutheran University – University Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/23/18 - Fri 5/25/18 at 8am-4pm
Art: Gallery, Painting
Puget Sound Sumi Artists
This exhibition of sumi-e paintings promotes a meditative feeling in the beauty of gestures, seen in landscapes, animals and flowers. From the PSSA by-laws, it states Sumi-e "must be the thing alive with the power to stir the heart and emotion of all who s...
Catholic Community Services
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/23/18 - Fri 6/29/18 at 8am-5pm
Music: Classical
Orchestral Recital Series of Tacoma
Celebrating its 26th anniversary this year, the annual Orchestral Recital Series is an opportunity for music students of any age to perform with a chamber orchestra on a non-competitive basis. Eighty-one student soloists are anticipated over the concert s...
University of Puget Sound – Schneebeck Concert Hall
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/23/18 - Thu 5/24/18
Special Event: For the Family, Children
Spring Museum Fun Days- Scavenger Hunt
I spy with my little eye...a dolphin? Curious to know what other fun and whimsical objects are hiding throughout the Children's Museum of Tacoma? Come find out as we embrace National Scavenger Hunt Day (celebrated annually on May 24th).
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/23/18 - Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, Film
After School Movie
Join us for free popcorn and a screening of “Jumanji” (1995) [PG] after early release from school.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/23/18 at 2pm
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 5/23/18 at 12pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 12pm
Wed 6/6/18 at 12pm
Wed 6/13/18 at 12pm
Wed 6/20/18 at 12pm
Special Event: Baseball
El Paso Chihuahuas at Tacoma Rainiers
The Rainiers meet the El Paso Chihuahuas four a four-day series, including one double-header, in this Pacific Coast League contest. The start time for the second game on June 28 is approximate.
Cheney Stadium
Tacoma, WA

Wed 5/23/18 at 11:35am
Thu 5/24/18 at 7:05pm
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

Wed 5/23/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Fri 5/25/18 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
How to Transform Your Life
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. Let's expl...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 5/31/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/7/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/14/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Special Event: Community Event
Knit Together
Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies and instruction provided the first Thursday of the month.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Thu 5/31/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Meaningful Movies Tacoma Screens "Crazywise"
What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience? During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights photographer and filmmaker Phil Borges often saw these cultures ide...
The Grand Cinema
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Education
Summit Olympus High School Open House
Summit Olympus High School invites families and students to take a tour of the school, meet the faculty, have your questions answered, and learn how to enroll a student at a tuition-free school that will prepare them for success in college and to be though...
Summit Olympus High School
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
Tech Help
Technology got you down? Frustrated? We’re here to help. Bring your questions and devices, and dedicated staff will help you with your tech-related problems.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 4pm-6pm
Thu 5/31/18 at 4pm-6pm
Special Event: Community Event
The 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 available to guide your research or tackle tech questions. Healthy snacks provided to keep you sharp ...
Summit Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 5/24/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thu 5/31/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thu 6/7/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thu 6/14/18 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Bob's Momedy Jive
Bob's Comedy Jive is back with a hot May showcase just for you. We've gathered the funniest PNW comedians who also happen to be moms to get on stage and do what they do best: ignore their kids and tell jokes. So, whether you're a mom, know moms or like com...
Bob's Java Jive
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 8:30pm-10pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Gardening, For the Family
Gardening for Kids: Earth Worms and Seed Bomb Party
Learn how earthworms decompose garbage and waste with Pierce County Environmental Educators. Bring seeds to share or pick up a few favorites with Parkland Seed Traders and make a fun spring craft with Eat Local Pierce County. All ages; under 6 with an adul...
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Music: Funk
Joytribe, Velocity, & Martial Law at The Swiss
RLM Entertainment presents 3 great bands at The Swiss. 9pm Marshall Law; 10pm Velocity; and 11pm JoyTribe. $8 cover About: World Infused Funk rises out of JoyTribe, a 5 piece band hailing from Portland, OR. Led by frontwoman and multi-instrumentalist...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 9pm-1am
Theater: Musical
My Fair Lady
Tacoma Musical Playhouse performs this musical hit May 18 to June 10. Shows begin on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, and 2:00 matinees on Sundays. Between June 2 and 9, there will be additional Saturday matinees at 2:00. Lerner and Loewe transform George Be...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sat 5/26/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Fri 6/1/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm

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