Free Shredding October 16

The Parkland Spanaway Rotary Club(FB/webpage) will host on site document shredding event Saturday, October 16, from 10 am – 2 pm, at Paradise Lanes and Entertainment Center (12505 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA 98444). The shred event is sponsored by TwinStar Credit Union so all proceeds(donations) raised go to support  local nonprofits and the causes supported…

“Stream,” Public Meeting Sept. 23, bus rapid transit on Pacific Avenue

Pierce Transit hosts live, virtual Bus Rapid Transit update Sept. 23 Public invited to virtual meeting covering project updates, timelines, Q&A and more  Pierce Transit is planning the first phase of Stream service, a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line along a 14.4-mile portion of Pacific Avenue/SR-7 between downtown Tacoma and Spanaway. The corridor is currently…

Aug. 21, Garfield Street Fair

PARKLAND — The Garfield Street Fair will be held on August 21, 2021, in the PLU parking lot. There will be a car show will be in the middle and the vendor spaces with be along Garfield Street and other spaces around the car show. The event will run from 10 am to 3 pm….

Back To School Fair

Annual Back To School Fair 8/21: Free School Supplies Our Savior Lutheran Church will be having its Annual Back To School Fair on Saturday, Aug 21 from 10-Noon. Students must be present to participate. Our Savior Lutheran Church is located at 4519 112th St E, Tacoma, WA 98446.

Aug 26 at Keithly Middle School

Pierce County Councilmembers Jani Hitchen and Marty Campbell will be in Parkland for a Community conversation on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. at Keithley Middle School, 12324 L Street South, Tacoma. Bring your questions to the meeting where we will create space for a Parkland community conversation. In addition, we have invited several Parkland…

August 21, LeMay Car Show

43rd Annual LeMay Car Show Saturday August 21, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: $15 general | $5 student (6-17 years old) | FREE for Foundation members. – Register to volunteer – Featuring more than 1,000 vintage vehicles and access to the whole museum collection! The LeMay Annual Show is a unique event. More than…

August Fairs & Festivals

And once again, there is a chance to gather at local events. Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: • Eatonville Lions Club Arts & Music Festival 2021, August 6-7, 2021 • Pierce County Fair, August 12-15, 2021 • Garfield Street Fair 2021, August 21, 2021 • Lacamas Community Fair, August 28, 2021 Here are…

Parkland Community Trail Open House April 1

Help Shape the Design of the Parkland Community Trail Detailed Design has begun on the Parkland Community Trail! Pierce County Parks is working to bring an all-ages, all-abilities bike and pedestrian trail connecting Parkland neighborhoods to schools and parks. Parkland lacks adequate sidewalk or bicycling facilities and we hope that building this trail will improve…

Recent County Planning Changes Challenged

By Marianne Lincoln, February 23, 2021 Three separate challenges to the recently adopted planning amendments called Centers and Corridors have been submitted to the Washington State Growth Management Hearings Board. The challenges caused the Pierce County Council to delay the effective dates at today’s County Council meeting (2-23-2021). The implementation of the plans was delayed…

Pierce County Parks, new restrictions

Pierce County Parks has worked diligently to provide social, sport, and recreational activities at various sites throughout the county in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to Governor Inslee’s recently released directive and out of an abundance of caution, Pierce County Parks is announcing facility closures and program cancellations as follows: Sprinker Recreation…

Let’s help neighbors for the holidays locally…

By Marianne Lincoln Several events are occurring this week before Thanksgiving through the Christmas season in 2020 to help other local folks struggling through this difficult year. These are the events and dates you can help out locally with toy, clothing and food drives for the holidays. Each has further information as you read through…