Harvest Festival – Oct 1

Originally posted on 253 Watch:
The Lacamas Community Center will be holding it’s annual Harvest Festival on October 1, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Center is located on 8th Avenue South (not Pole Line Road, that’s 8th Avenue East). This is the one you have to head toward Roy from the Roy-Y in…

HIMARS test firing to continue

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The first day of High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Reduced Range Practice Rocket (RRPR) test firing at JBLM is complete. Leadership here have determined the initial noise test samples from the U.S. Army Public Health Command off-base noise monitors are within authorized parameters and RRPR test firing will continue…

One Voice, One Nation Empowerment Encounter 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church

One Voice, One Nation  Empowerment Encounter 2016 at  Trinity Lutheran Church On September 29-October 1, 2016,  Pastor Rosetta Horne will be the Chair and host of the Youth Explosion and Picnic. At the Saturday Session,  one of the speakers is Mayor Suzette Cook of  Kent , Washington. There will be many speakers and a culturally diverse Mass Choir….

Youth Gymnastics Program

Pierce County Parks and Recreation partners with Roach Gymnastics, offering classes for ages 3-10 yrs.  Tumbling, low bean, bar, and vault are the emphasis of the program in a fun and high energy environment.  Held at Meridian Habitat Park & Center, 14422 Meridian E in South Hill, the monthly program meets Wednesday afternoons; ages 3-5…

ABC Day at Spanaway Lake High Oct.. 1

Originally posted on 253 Watch:
ABC Day is just around the corner! Join us for a fantastic FREE day of fun and festivities on October 1st at Spanaway Lake High School from 9 am to 3 pm. Here is a video the district made for the event:  https://youtu.be/CqzrtykH200 You will also see the Pierce Prairie Post on…

STOP for school buses!

On the Bethel School District page this week, you will find this quote, ” Of the 200 buses Bethel has, stop paddle violation camera systems are on only 10. Since the first of January this year, there have been 471 violations. Please STOP for school buses!” The district board approved these video cameras to track violators…

Mayfair Playfield Ribbon Cutting – Oct 1

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Ribbon Cutting Celebration,  October 1, 2016 New playground equipment has been installed at Mayfair Playfield, and community members are invited to join us in a ribbon cutting celebration of the playground on Saturday, October 1 at 11 a.m. Festivities will include speakers, ribbon cutting followed by fall festivities.

Forum to discuss transportation grid in South Pierce – Sept 21

By Marianne Lincoln On September 21, 2016, the Pierce Communities Coalition (PCC) will hold a public meeting to discuss the issues in the “City of Pierce” concept regarding road grid and transportation. The meeting will be held at the Pierce County Library Administration Building on 112th St. and Waller Road at 7 p.m. September 21, 2016. Pierce…

Forum provides businesses opportunity to work with government

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — Businesses looking to win government contracts have that opportunity at the Greater Pierce County Purchasing Forum. This free event takes place Thursday, Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at the McGavick Conference Center located on the campus of Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, in Lakewood. Participants can learn…

Cross Park Open House – Sept 20

Originally posted on 253 Watch:
PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Plans are moving forward on the north portion of the Cross Park site. We would like your input as we look at the final plans for the north portion of the Cross Park site.  The consulting team has worked hard on developing a plan that incorporates all…

Sept 17 – Local Jobe’s Daughter’s hosting car show

SPANAWAY, WA — The local chapter of Jobe’s Daughter have been hosting a car show every year in September for several years now. This year you will find them at Elite Automotive in Spanaway. Nicole Flournoy, one of the organizers, posted on Facebook, “Would love to see you all stop by Bethel 27 car show…

Nisqually Watershed Festival – Sept 24

NISQUALLY RIVER COUNCIL — Join us for this FREE event! Saturday, September 24th, 2016 10am to 4pm Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge The Watershed Festival is an annual celebration featuring art, discovery, music and family fun. This year’s festival will include a number of displays from local organizations, walking tours, NatureMapping, the Insect Extravaganza, a salmon barbecue…