Month: April 2012

Karshner Museum Family Day

Karshner Museum Family Day will have free admission on Saturday, May 5, 2012 for their event from 10 am to 2 pm. Their event theme is: “Preservation Day & Historical Inventions.” Nathan Hoadley, President of the Friends of the Museum at the Karshner Museum, explained details of the event, “Basically, there will be early antique
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8th annual Tacoma Arthritis Walk

Saturday, May 5, 2012 the Tacoma Arthritis Walk will take place at Marine Park located at 3931 Ruston Way Tacoma, Washington 98407. The event is free and registration is from 9 am to 10 am. There will be a health and vendor fair, music, food, and family-friendly activities from 9 am to 12 pm. The
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LeMay Family Collection Foundation’s Wine & Chocolate Affair

Friday, April 20, 2012 from 4 pm to 10 pm and Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 12 pm to 10 pm (last entry at 8 pm each night) the LeMay Family Collection Foundation located at Marymount Event Center will have their wine and chocolate affair. The Marymount Event Center is located at 325 152nd Street
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Daffodil Festival

According to the Daffodil Festival’s history for Puyallup, Washington, in 1934, Lee Merrill, first secretary of the founding group and well known Tacoma photographer, suggested that the daffodil blooms, which at that time were thrown away or used as fertilizer, be used instead as decorations for a Festival Parade.  Cars and bicycles were decorated with
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