Movie Night at Tacoma Narrows Airport

Originally posted on 253 Watch:
PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Come one, come all to the first ever outdoor movie night at Tacoma Narrows Airport! A joint production of Friends of Tacoma Narrows Airport (FoTNA) and the Gig Harbor Film Festival, with 15 co–sponsors! The details: – Saturday – August 27, 2016 – Gates open at 6:30…

Lacamas Community Fair this weekend

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ROY, WA — This weekend is the Lacamas Community Fair, August 27-28. The location is at the Lacamas Community Center, 32113 8th Ave E, Roy, WA 98580, the event lasts from 10 AM to 4 PM each day. Entries were due by 7 PM on August 25, 2016. The are horses,…

39th Annual LeMay Car Show

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Saturday, August 27th, 20169:00am to 5:00pm The LeMay Car Show has been an annual tradition for almost 40 years! What started as a small gathering of friends of Harold & Nancy LeMay with lemonade served on the front porch has grown to be an eagerly anticipated event attended by thousands of automotive…

Annual Kite Festival takes flight Aug. 28

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PIERCE COUNTY, WA — A spectacularly colorful day of all things kites will take place at Pierce County Parks & Recreation’s annual Kite Festival on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Meadow located at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 6320 Grandview Dr. in University Place. Kites of…

Food trucks to park themselves at Sprinker Recreation Center, Aug. 27

[Just in time for the Lemay Car Show!] PIERCE COUNTY — Pierce County Parks and Recreation is thrilled to bring you more than 29 delicious reasons to sample and explore the 2nd Annual Mobile Food Fest at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St. S. in Spanaway. The admission-free event takes place Saturday, Aug. 27 from…

112th St Closed at McChord field for Airshow Friday-Sunday Aug. 26-28, 2016

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – Participants in the 2016 JBLM Airshow and Warrior Expo can expect to experience traffic delays along Interstate 5, and some surface roads, near the base beginning Friday morning and continuing through Sunday. Beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday 112th Street South between South Tacoma Way and Steele Street will be closed…

Garfield Street Fair – Fun in Parkland

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PARKLAND, WA — in spite of record heat this year, the Garfield Street Fair had many ways to keep patrons and workers cool. Besides the shade of some quaint old trees for many cars and vendors to locate under, many booths offered free water and lemonade for their guests. There were…

Demolition of the old Spanaway Elementary buildings

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SPANAWAY, WA — Update on the demolition of the previous version of Spanaway Elementary School. The district planned the school’s sport fields on this end of the lot, but delayed the process when Franklin Pierce needed to rent the space for a couple years for their Early Childhood Learning Program. That…

Parkland’s National Night Out

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PARKLAND, WA — Every year on National Night out, you will find the neighborhood on A Street enjoying a great get-together. Clowns, a DJ, dancing and great food were all part of this party. Kudo’s to the host family on 117th, you are awesome! We need to get a little more motivated…

Dry weather prompts county-wide burn ban

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — Pierce County Fire Marshal Warner Webb has announced a county-wide outdoor burn ban, effective 8 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, until further notice. Dry weather and forecasts calling for continued dry heat prompted the limited ban, issued jointly with the Pierce County Fire Chiefs’ Association and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)….