Sense of community, one weekend at a time

The Spanaway LA Fitness is located in a shopping center with a large parking lot between 156th and 159th and Pacific Avenue South. The parking lot has been host to Wednesday classic and hot rod car gatherings and starting this Memorial Day weekend, it will be host to a vendor fair. Between 1995 and 2002,…

Country Swap Meet June 11-13

Another Facebook find. Looks like some local folks are holding a Swap Meet just south of Spanaway at the Good Apple Ranch. Head South on the Mountain Highway, turn right on 260th and look for the signs. June 11,12, & 13 from 9a.m. to 5 p.m.

Graduation in 2021

School has been unusual for more than an year, starting with online attendance to transitioning to part time in person classes. Last year, graduations were drive through outdoor events. . This year, large indoor venues are still not permissible, but large outdoor events are opening up. The Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup has become the…

Vendor Fair at 157th & Pacific Avenue

I don’t have any information other than what is on the graphics posted on the Parkland Facebook Page. May 29 and 30th from 10am to 5pm at 15709 Pacific Avenue S, Tacoma, WA, this is the address of Godfather’s Pizza. You might check it out and see…

Drive Thru – Spring Fair

See The Spring Fair in your car. The Daffodil Parade will be a static display including floats, bands, clowns, and of course, Princesses. The dates are April 7 – 11 and 14-18 for 2021. You must buy your ticket in advance and it is based on a carload, so make sure you have friends or…

2020 Graduations were a successful change of pace

By Marianne Lincoln COVID-19 has changed everything in the way people interact and celebrate in 2020. School closings didn’t stop our very determined class of 2020 from celebrating graduation from high school. With cars, boats, limousines and trucks, the Class of 2020 spruced up, painted, embellished and honked their way through a graduation ceremony that…

EXPO at Frontier Park March 7

The Graham Kapowsin Community Council will hold its 17th Annual Home & Garden EXPO on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Frontier Park  in Graham from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Frontier Park is located at 21718 Meridian East, Graham, WA. GKCC benefits the local food bank and other services in the community. You can find…

Graham Vendor Opportunity at EXPO

The Graham-Kapowsin Community Council’s (GKCC) 17th annual fundraiser, Graham Home & Garden EXPO is Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10-4 pm at Frontier Park Lodge (21718 Meridian E, Graham, WA). We are looking for vendors, shoppers, fun run/walk participants, and sponsors to help raise money for this worthwhile cause. All of the money raised for…

Unique gifts? Try 11/23 at PLU’s Scandinavian Cultural Center

On November 23, 2019, the Scandinavian Cultural Center will host their annual Nordic Sweater Exchange and Danish Christmas Bazaar. The events will take place on the lower floor of the Anderson University Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event is open to the public. In addition to the sweaters, crafts, cultural merchandise,…

Bethel ABC Day – October 5, 2019

All Bethel Community Day (ABC Day) is fast approaching. This annual event has grown steadily over the years into a huge blockbuster in South Pierce County. Characters like Blitz from the Seahawks and the Mariner Moose have made showings in past years. Carriages rides, helicopters and even the double decker Seahawks Party Bus have visited…

Sprinker Mobile Food Fest August 19, 2019

PIERCE COUNTY, WA —  Sprinker Recreation Center’s ballfields will have a fleet of tasty mobile goodness from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 17 at Pierce County Parks & Recreation fifth annual Mobile Food Fest. In addition to the 24 delicious reasons to attend the admission-free at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 C St….