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  • Upcoming Events

    • Camp Rollin' 253

      Jun 08, 2015 - Sep 07, 2015 / 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Rollin’ 253 Skate and Community Center, Tacoma WA
      $30/day or $125/week

      Did you Know?

      Rollin’ 253 Skate and Community Center is so much more than a roller rink! This last summer we offered a summer camp. We has 8 straight weeks of sunshine, skating, field trips and more! The Rollin’ team had so much fun and our campers and parents pleaded for more!

      When: Our Camp is offered during Tacoma School District and University Place School District days off.

      Time: Drop off as early as 7:30am. Pick up by 5:30pm.

      What’s included: For $30/day or $125/week, camper can expect skating, games, crafts, bounce house, dance competitions. We also include lunch and snacks.

      Visit Rollin253.com/Camp for more information! Want to enroll? Contact us at info@rollin253.com or give us a call 253-292-1498.

       

      Upcoming Camp Dates:

      February 16th – 20th (U.P. Mid-Winter Break)

      March 30th – April 3rd (Tacoma Spring Break)

      April 13th – 17th (U.P. Spring Break)

      13 Weeks of Summer Camp! (Starts June 8th)

       

      Rollin’ 253 also offers public sessions 5 days a week!

      Monday 3:30pm to 6pm

      Wednesday 6pm to 8pm

      Friday 3:30pm to 5:30pm and 8pm to 11pm

      Saturday 12pm to 5:30pm and 8pm to 11pm

      Sunday 1pm to 5pm



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Jul 07, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Jul 08, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Jul 09, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Brew Five Three: Tacoma's Beer & Blues Festival

      Jul 10, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Brew Five Three, Tacoma
      Tickets: Advance: $25 Regular: $30 Military Tickets: $25

      Enjoy 30+ Washington State brewers, grab some grub from local food trucks (open entire event), and listen to tunes at the third annual Brew Five Three!

      Must be 21 or older.

      Tickets may be purchased at Broadway Center Box Office

       



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Jul 10, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • West Side Story

      Jul 10, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Jul 11, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Family Nature Walk- Swan Creek Park

      Jul 11, 2015 / 10:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Swan Creek Park, Tacoma WA

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • West Side Story

      Jul 11, 2015 - Jul 27, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Jul 12, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Jul 12, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • West Side Story

      Jul 12, 2015 - Jul 28, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Jul 14, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • Wounded Warriors Fishing Trip

      Jul 15, 2015 / 7:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Point Defiance Marina Complex, Tacoma, 98407

      Free fishing trip and barbecue provided to all wounded warriors and their families.



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Jul 15, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Tacoma History Walk - Tacoma's First Main Street

      Jul 15, 2015 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay As You Can

      Join our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide for the third in our Summer Walking Tour Series – “Tacoma’s First Main Street.” Travel back to the 19th century on North 30th Street.

      All tours begin at Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA.

      *Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.
      * Pay As You Can. No pre-registration required.
      * Rain or Shine.

      #Tacoma150Years, #IHeartTacoma



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Jul 16, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Free Conservatory Admission- Wright Park

      Jul 16, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington

      The W.W. Seymour Botanical conservatory holds exotic tropical plants and displays. Come visit the conservatory every third Thursday of the month for free!



    • Free Museum Day

      Jul 16, 2015 / 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Museum of Glass, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      Spend an evening checking out the many museums lining Pacific Avenue without paying admission. Free museum day is the Third Thursday of each month, so mark your calendar and get your monthly dose of art and culture.

      Free Admission to:

      Museum of Glass
      Tacoma Art Museum
      Children’s Museum of Tacoma
      Washington State History Museum



    • Shakespeare’s Comedy or Tragedy?

      Jul 16, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington

      Enjoy scenes from various Shakespearean comedies and tragedies, performed by Metro Arts Theatre students; the audience can choose to participate in small sections of each.



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Jul 17, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • West Side Story

      Jul 17, 2015 - Aug 02, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Color in Motion 5k

      Jul 18, 2015 / 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Cheney Stadium, Tacoma Washington
      $50

      Sign up with friends and family to run a unique 5k while being bombarded with bright colors. The colors are completely safe and will wash off after the race. Compete to become the fastest- and most colorful in your group!

       



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Jul 18, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Family Nature Walk- Wapato Park

      Jul 18, 2015 / 10:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wapato Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • Tacoma Maritime Fest

      Jul 18, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015 / 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Foss Waterway Seaport, Tacoma, WA 98402
      Free

      The 23rd Annual Tacoma Maritime Fest will be held between the Foss Waterway Seaport and Thea’s Park on July 18 and 19th. Celebrating the City of Destiny’s 46 miles of waterfront and rich history, the Maritime Fest brings together an array of waterfront organizations: Industrial, retail, environmental, recreational, governmental, military and nonprofit.  Tacoma Maritime Fest is a tradition that nearly a quarter-million people have enjoyed during the past two decades.  It is the only community event that celebrates Tacoma’s most important asset: its waterfront.  Getting involved as an exhibitor, sponsor or a vendor helps keep the tradition alive while gaining some powerful exposure to new markets and new customers.  Sponsorship helps promote and create local businesses and tourism.



    • "The Earth has Music for those who Listen"- Wright Park Conservatory

      Jul 18, 2015 / 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      Local classical singer Teresa Lin will deliver a performance as part of the Shakespeare in Bloom exhibit. Learn about Shakespeare’s love for plants in this series.



    • West Side Story

      Jul 18, 2015 - Aug 03, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Jul 19, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Jul 19, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • West Side Story

      Jul 19, 2015 - Aug 04, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Jul 21, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • Walk Tacoma

      Jul 22, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      Meet other members of the Tacoma community while walking through downtown!

      WHEN: Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, through August 5, afternoons and evenings (see website for schedule)
      WHERE: Various downtown locations (see website for locations)



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Jul 22, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Jul 23, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Shakespeare’s Comedy or Tragedy?

      Jul 23, 2015 / 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      Enjoy scenes from various Shakespearean comedies and tragedies, performed by Metro Arts Theatre students; the audience can choose to participate in small sections of each.



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Jul 24, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • West Side Story

      Jul 24, 2015 - Aug 09, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Movie in the Park- "The Book of Life" at Wright Park

      Jul 25, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington

      Bring the family to catch an outdoor screening of “The Book of Life” in the park. Make sure you pack blankets and snacks!

      Movie begins at dusk.



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Jul 25, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Family Nature Walk- Oak Tree Park

      Jul 25, 2015 / 10:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Oak Tree Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • Craft Saturday

      Jul 25, 2015 / 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      FREE

      Drop by Job Carr Cabin Museum for a craft activity designed for children ages 3-8 and their families. In July, we will be keeping cool with paper fans.



    • Ethnic Fest

      Jul 25, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015 / 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      Celebrate Tacoma’s rich cultural tradition! Enjoy the festival’s two days of music, art, dance, and food!



    • Family Nature Walk- Tacoma Nature Center

      Jul 25, 2015 / 1:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Nature Center, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival

      Jul 25, 2015 / 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
      District: South Tacoma
      Event's Website
      South Tacoma Way, Tacoma WA
      $20-$25

      The Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off Saturday, July 25 at 1:00 p.m. providing jazz and blues music lovers with one-of-a-kind performances from a variety of artists and ensembles throughout the day. This year’s headliners include,  2013 Blues Award winner, Curtis Salgado, Rich Wetzel’s Groovin’ Higher Orchestra featuring an original “Blues Brothers Band” member, Tom “Bones” Malone & lead trumpet player of Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show”, Chuck Findley, The Voice’s, Stephanie Ann Johnson, Junkyard Jane and many more.

      Tickets are on sale now, with prices ranging from  $20-$25.

       

       

      Tacoma Jazz



    • Shakespeare in the Park

      Jul 25, 2015 / 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      Get to know Shakespeare through one of his comedies, performed by actors from The Seattle Shakespeare Co.



    • West Side Story

      Jul 25, 2015 - Aug 10, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Jul 26, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Jul 26, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • West Side Story

      Jul 26, 2015 - Aug 11, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Jul 28, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Jul 29, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Jul 30, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Movie in the Park- "Dolphin Tale 2" at Kandle Park

      Jul 31, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Kandle Park, Tacoma

      Bring the family to catch an outdoor screening of “Dolphin Tale 2″ in the park. Make sure you pack blankets and snacks!

      Movie begins at dusk.



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Jul 31, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • West Side Story

      Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 16, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Aug 01, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Tiptoe through the tidepools

      Aug 01, 2015 / 11:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Titlow Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Bring the kids to get a hands-on experience with natural Puget Sound Creatures. Information will be provide by experts



    • West Side Story

      Aug 01, 2015 - Aug 17, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Aug 02, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Aug 02, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • West Side Story

      Aug 02, 2015 - Aug 18, 2015 / 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District: Tacoma Narrows
      Event's Website
      Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma WA
      $29/Adult | $27/Senior, Student, Military | $20/Children 12 & under | $25/Groups of 10 or more

      July 10 – August 2, 2015

      The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theaters finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “American” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of their time.



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Aug 04, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • National Night Out & Summer Bash

      Aug 04, 2015 / 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      People’s Community Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Get to know your neighbors while celebrating the National Night Out!



    • Walk Tacoma

      Aug 05, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      Meet other members of the Tacoma community while walking through downtown!

      WHEN: Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, through August 5, afternoons and evenings (see website for schedule)
      WHERE: Various downtown locations (see website for locations)



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Aug 05, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Aug 06, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Obliteride- Presented by Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center

      Aug 07, 2015 - Aug 09, 2015 / All Day
      District:
      Event's Website

      Varies

      The 2015 Obliteride, presented by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will be  2- day event open to any and all skill levels.

      Riders will be able to choose from five courses that range in difficulty and distance from 10-150 miles.

      Participants are encouraged to create teams. 100% of proceeds goes to cancer research at Fred Hutch.

      Event Starts in Seattle and routes go through Tacoma.



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Aug 07, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • Music and Art in Wright Park

      Aug 08, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District: Stadium
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      New website:  http://www.mawptacoma.com/

      https://sites.google.com/site/mawpfestival/



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Aug 08, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Family Nature Walk- Wapato Hills Park

      Aug 08, 2015 / 10:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wapato Hills Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Aug 09, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Aug 09, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Aug 11, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • Wounded Warriors Fishing Trip

      Aug 12, 2015 / 7:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Point Defiance Marina Complex, Tacoma, 98407

      Free fishing trip and barbecue provided to all wounded warriors and their families.



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Aug 12, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Aug 13, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Aug 14, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • Movie in the Park- "Big Hero 6" at Stewart Heights Park

      Aug 14, 2015 / 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Stewart Heights Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Bring the family to catch an outdoors showing of “Big Hero 6″ in the park. Make sure you pack blankets and snacks!

      Movie starts at dusk.



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Aug 15, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Family Nature Walk- Titlow Park

      Aug 15, 2015 / 10:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Titlow Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • Movie in the Park- "How to Train Your Dragon 2" at Gray Middle School

      Aug 15, 2015 / 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Gray Middle School, Tacoma

      Bring the family to catch an outdoors showing of “How to Train your Dragon 2″ in the park.

      Make sure you pack blankets and snacks!



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Aug 16, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Aug 16, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Aug 18, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.



    • Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Aug 19, 2015 / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      Pay-As-You-Can

      Summer Storytime at the Cabin

      Wednesdays, 1-2pm.

       

      July 1: Little House Birthday | Activity: Celebrating Job Carr’s Birthday

      July 8: Charlie Needs a Cloak | Activity: Cotton Sheep Craft

      July 15: The Log Cabin Quilt | Activity: Quilt Scrap Designs

      July 22: Pioneer Riddles | Activity: “Kindle” Design

      July 29: Cooking in Pioneer Days | Activity: Apple Art

      August 5: American Folk Music | Activity: Popsicle Stick Harmonica

      August 12: Tall Tales | Activity: Sidewalk Games and Chalk Art

      August 19: Fish Stories | Activity: Get Wet with Water Games

      August 26: Soar with the Birds | Activity: Bird Thaumatrope

       

      Storytime is design for children ages 3-8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Pay-As-You-Can.

      For more information about Job Carr Cabin Museum visit: www.jobcarrmuseum.org



    • Broadway Farmer's Market

      Aug 20, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Broadway Farmers Market, Tacoma

      Tacoma’s original and longest-standing farmers market. This downtown marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together.



    • Free Conservatory Admission- Wright Park

      Aug 20, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Wright Park, Tacoma Washington

      The W.W. Seymour Botanical conservatory holds exotic tropical plants and displays. Come visit the conservatory every third Thursday of the month for free!



    • Free Museum Day

      Aug 20, 2015 / 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Museum of Glass, Tacoma Washington
      Free

      Spend an evening checking out the many museums lining Pacific Avenue without paying admission. Free museum day is the Third Thursday of each month, so mark your calendar and get your monthly dose of art and culture.

      Free Admission to:

      Museum of Glass
      Tacoma Art Museum
      Children’s Museum of Tacoma
      Washington State History Museum



    • Tacoma Runner's Weekly

      Aug 21, 2015 / 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website

      Free

      The run starts from a different location each time, check their website for the location for the next one!



    • Movie in the Park- "Penguins of Madagascar" at Norpoint

      Aug 21, 2015 / 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Bring the family to catch a free outdoors showing of “The Penguins of Madagascar” in the park. Make sure you pack blankets and snacks!



    • Proctor Farmer's Market

      Aug 22, 2015 / 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      North 27th Street Between Proctor and Madison, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Proctor Farmers Market–fresh, locally grown farm products while providing area growers with a venue for their crops and products.



    • Family Nature Walk- McKinley Park

      Aug 22, 2015 / 10:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      McKinley Park, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Experience a guided tour of various parks in the Tacoma area. Bring the whole family and learn about the local ecosystems.



    • Craft Saturday

      Aug 22, 2015 / 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      Job Carr Cabin Museum, Tacoma WA
      FREE

      Drop by Job Carr Cabin Museum for a fun craft activity designed for children ages 3-8 and their families. In August we will be making nature collage suncatchers.



    • Sunday Farmer's Market at Norpoint

      Aug 23, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      Center at Norpoint, Tacoma WA
      Free

      Come and visit local vendors’ stands! Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • Sunday Farmer's Markets at STAR Center

      Aug 23, 2015 / 12:00 am
      District:
      Event's Website
      STAR Center, Tacoma
      Free

      Walk around and visit local vendors’ stands. Products include produce, organic foods and handmade products from suppliers!

      Website



    • 6th Ave Farmers Market

      Aug 25, 2015 / 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      District:
      Event's Website
      6th Ave Farmers Market, Tacoma

      A small neighborhood market tucked into the 6th Avenue Art District, that creates a lively gathering place for families, while offering a diversity of local farm products, specialty foods and handcrafted wares.