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,…

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….

Children’s Free Summer Lunch Program

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT — We are pleased to announce our annual Free Summer Lunch program for children. Lunches will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger. Free lunches will be provided on weekdays from June 24 through August 16. All sites will be closed July 4 and…

Spaghetti & Parks go together – May 17

Are  you hungry for a great plate of spaghetti? The hard working volunteers of the Frederickson area are at it again. Friends of Stan & Joan Cross, spurred on by the progress with Pierce County Parks to begin the development of Cross Park , are holding this year’s park fundraiser. The Spaghetti Feed & Dessert…

Downpour doesn’t dampen local spirit

Freddie Fest started out cloudy and dry on August 11, but squalls passing through left visitors and vendors occasionally huddling under their tents. Yet, community spirit prevailed and the event and chili cookoff went on as planned. Washington residents are used to dodging a bit of rain. Bravo to those souls who took it all…

Bethel Offers Free Summer Lunch Program for Kids

Bethel School District #403 announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children.  Lunches will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger. Lunches will be provided at the following open sites from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 26 through August 18,…

LeMay wine, spirits, chocolate & more – April 7 & 8

SPANAWAY, WA — Treat yourself to a delightful evening at the Historic Marymount Event Center! Enjoy locally crafted wines, spirits, chocolates and more at the LeMay Wine & Spirits 2017. With many vendors available you’ll be able to taste, sample and buy some of the best products in Washington State. The event runs April 7-8…

Wendy’s in Spanaway to open Feb. 20

Driving around Spanaway you may have noticed a couple of new businesses being built on “the Ave.” At 166th near Spanaway Elementary, a new location for Starbucks will shortly grace our community. On the corner of 159th and Pacific Ave., the logos are now on the new Wendy’s. As I took a couple photos, I…

39th annual Norwegian Heritage Festival – April 25th

Ja, sure, you betcha! On Saturday April 25 from 11:00am to 3:00pm in the University Center at PLU, the Scandinavians are taking over with booths, costumes, music and delightful cuisine. Sponsored by the Scandinavian Cultural Center of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, this event is sure to delight. Welcome to the 39th annual Norwegian…

Cooking and nutrition education series

Hello, I work for WSU Pierce County Extension and we are partnering with Trinity Lutheran Church to provide a 3-lesson cooking and nutrition education series in the near future.  Would you mind adding our event to your calendar?    The class details are as follows: The correct dates for the classes are: Wednesdays, April 8th, 15th…

Spanaway welcomes Burger King – happy “patties” day

The Pierce Prairie Post dropped by the new Spanaway Burger King a few days ago. Speaking with the Project Manager Joe and the Construction Manager Randy, we discovered the week of St. Patrick’s Day is the possible opening time. It is good to see a traditional hamburger place opening again in the heart of Spanaway….