Browsing Month March, 2013

2013 Chair Affair

By at March 27, 2013 | 3:53 pm | 0 Comment

On Friday, April 12, from 6 pm to 9 pm, Chair Affair, NW Furniture Bank’s primary fundraiser, will take place at the Furniture Bank located at 117 Puyallup Avenue Tacoma, WA 98421. Bill Lemke, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Northwest Furniture Bank’s Chair Affair, explained the event, “It’s the Northwest’s Furniture Bank’s primary fundraiser where we

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Spring Eggstravaganza for Teens

By at March 25, 2013 | 3:00 pm | 2 Comments

This Friday, March 29, a teen event will take place from 6 pm to 9 pm at the War Memorial Building, 601 N. Meridian Puyallup, WA 98371. For $6, 12 to 18 year olds can enjoy pizza, drinks, an open gym with basketball, music upstairs in “the attic” (hangout room for teens), and egg hunt at dusk. According to Lona Graves, recreation supervisor for the city of

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Museum of Glass Welcomes Visiting Artist, Ginny Ruffner

By at March 21, 2013 | 2:13 pm | 0 Comment

Seattle-based artist Ginny Ruffner will be the Visiting Artist in the Hot Shop at Museum of Glass from Wednesday, March 27 through Sunday, March 31. Her residency concludes with a lecture on Sunday, March 31 at 1:00 p.m. Ruffner, considered a pioneer in glass, helped create the field of lampworked glass art world-wide. Her work is in the permanent collections of

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Bark and Bid 2013

By at March 20, 2013 | 3:12 pm | 4 Comments

Bark and Bid, a charity auction will take place Saturday, May 11, from 5 pm to 9 pm on the third floor of the Tacoma Convention and Trade Center located at 1500 Broadway Street, Tacoma, WA 98402. Bark & Bid is Prison Pet Partnership's major fundraiser for the year. Mollyrose Sommer, Service Dog Program Assistant with Prison Pet Partnership, stated: “We are excited

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Exceptional Families Workshops at the Children’s Museum

By at March 19, 2013 | 1:31 pm | 4 Comments

Exceptional Families of Pierce County offers support services for families with children with special needs. There are monthly support groups for families with special needs that are diagnosed with sensory issues or autism. This monthly support group is for parents. The children’s museum and exceptional families partnered this last fall. Brenda Moorison,

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Easter Egg Hunt and Festivities

By at March 18, 2013 | 3:01 pm | 2 Comments

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 10 am to 11:30 am at Wright Park in Tacoma. The address of Wright Park is: 501 South I Street Tacoma, Washington, 98405. The Easter egg hunt is for children up to age 11. The event is free and open to the public and no pre-registration is required. There will be five different age groups and 4 different start

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