Month: May 2013

National Medal for Museum and Library Service Awarded to Pierce County Library System at White House Ceremony

On Wednesday May 8, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Institute of Museum and Library Services Director Susan Hildreth to present the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to Pierce County Library System, and nine additional institutions in a ceremony at the White House. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor bestowed …

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Pierce County Master Gardener Summer Garden Program for Children

The Pierce County Master Gardeners will be offering a free series of gardening classes for children through the summer and fall, to interest children and their families in the joy and fun of gardening. All classes take place in the Master gardener Demonstration Garden. The first of this series, “Is It Finally Spring?” will introduce …

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Historic Homes of Tacoma: North Tacoma Highlights Tour, 2013

Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, the Tacoma Historical Society will sponsor the “Historic Homes of Tacoma North Tacoma Highlights Tour” featuring 6 private residences in the Stadium/North Slope Districts of Tacoma, Stadium High School, First Presbyterian Church, and the South Chapel (reception area). The six private residences that the public can tour will …

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