May 28 – Bethany Lutheran Cemetery

Memorial Day Service, Bethany Lutheran Cemetery Bethany Lutheran Church, Spanaway will host a Memorial Day Service with a Flag and Firing Detail from JBLM. The keynote speaker will be Chaplain Art Sortland (Capt, USN, Ret). The service, on 28 May,  will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Church Cemetery, 26418 Mountain Highway (SR7), Spanaway WA, 98387-9404….

Native Plant ID Walk

Native Plant ID Walk with WA Native Plant Society South Sound Chapter, Nisqually Whitewater Reach, near Yelm Date/Time: Saturday, May 26th from 10:00 am to noon Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Description: 1.5 mile round-trip walk Explore the Whitewater Reach of the Nisqually River while learning about native trees, shrubs, and a variety of other understory plant…

Trinity Lutheran Events April 26, 28, May 10

Trinity Lutheran Church in Parkland will be holding the following events int he next few weeks: April 26 – Reading Night at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Trinity Library April 28 – Spring Fling – 12:00 noon  to 4:00 p.m., Thompson Hall May 10 – Spaghetti Feed & Accordion Concert, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.,…

University Jazz Ensemble May 11

The  PLU, University Jazz Ensemble  will present a concert on May 11, 2018, from  8:00-9:30 p.m. It will all happen at Pacific Lutheran University in Eastvold Auditorium, a.k.a the Karen Hille Phillips Center for Performing Arts. For more info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plu-university-jazz-ensemble-featuring-vincent-herring-tickets-41314181830?aff=es2   

Norwegian Heritage Festival

On Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Anderson University Center at PLU, the Scandinavian Cultural Center (SCC) will present the annual Norwegian Heritage Festival. The event includes, music, cultural foods, dancing, rosemaling, art, weaving, Viking reinactors and more! This year, the SCC will have several events around the Spring calendar….

National Volunteer Week – April 21, 2018

TACOMA, WA – Join us for a day of service on April 21 from 8:00am-12:00pm at Keithley Middle School in Franklin Pierce. Community lunch follows from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Every year, Our Savior Lutheran Church leads a day of service at a local school in celebration of National Volunteer Week. This year, we are taking this community…

Parkland’s Cinco De Mayo Planning Meeting

PARKLAND, WA — Cinco De Mayo Planning Meeting in Parkland, will be held on Monday April 9, 2018 at 6:00p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church Library. All are wecome, the celebration will be held on Saturday, May 6th, Questions, please contact Diane M. Crews at 253-537-0201. She can be reached at Trinty on Thursday 5th after 10::00…

Wine, Spirits & Chocolate April 13th & 14th, 2018 at Marymount

The Lemay Collection at Marymount presets its Wine, Spirits & Chocolate Event on April 13th & 14th, 2018. The event is held between 4 and 9 p.m. in the Event Center at the Marymount campus, at 325 152nd St E, Tacoma, WA 98445. It is between Parkland and Spanaway 3 blocks east of SR7, Pacific Avenue. With 75+…

Easter Eggstravaganza – March 31

The biggest event in the Spanaway-Frederickson area for kids at Easter time is the Eggstravaganza at Sound Life Church. Held on march 31 at the church located on the corner of 176th Street and 36th Avenue East, the event has everything from bouncy toys to booths and often a Daffodil Festival Princess or two show…

Disabilities Easter Egg Hunt – March 31

[Updated with photos] The Prairie House Museum in Spanaway is the location of the annual Easter Egg Hunt for children with Disabilities. This event is hosted by the Spanaway Lions Club and will take place at 10am on March 31st. The Prairie House Museum is location at 812 176th St East, Spanaway. From the Lions…

One lane Pacific Avenue? AKA How to destroy a community

[Editorial story] Remember the train accident in January that close I-5 near the Nisqually River? Remember the traffic that followed through Roy, Spanaway and Parkland? There is no doubt, SR-7 through Spanaway and Parkland is an alternate route to the I-5 freeway. With that in mind, consider making Pacific Avenue only one lane each direction….

South Pierce County History Presentation

On March 14, 2018, Pierce Prairie Post Editor, Marianne Lincoln will be presenting to the University Place Historical Society on South Pierce County History at Windmill Village 3715 Bridgeport Way w., University Place, wa. 98466 building D2. Starting with the Graham Community Plan in 2004, Marianne went “all in” to learning as much as possible about…