Kidz Kraze Festival presents host of free activities Aug. 27

Have you explored the North Meadow at Chambers Creek Regional Park? Pierce County Parks & Recreation invites you to experience what it has to offer it at its inaugural Kidz Kraze Festival from 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. The event and parking located at Chambers Creek Regional Park North Meadow, 4952 Grandview…

Events abound!

August 10 – 13 – Pierce County Fair in Graham (10am – 10pm, Th, F, S | Sun 10am – 6 pm) August 12 – Freddie Fest, in Frederickson Fridays – Orting Valley Farmer’s Market (3-7pm) August 19 – Garfield Street Fair in Parkland August 26 – 40th Annual LeMay/Marymount Car Show August 26027 – Lacamas Community…

Roxanne Miles named head of Pierce County Parks and Recreation

After a competitive recruitment and selection process, Roxanne E. Miles has been named the new director of Pierce County Parks and Recreation. She will begin her new role on July 17, 2017. Miles joined the County in December 2016 as the Business and Financial Operations Manager for the county’s Planning and Public Works Department. She…

Danger, thin ice

By Marianne Lincoln On my short tour of Spanaway Lake this morning, there was fog, rain, thinning ice, ducks out of water and a very quiet park. Large cracks were very visible and the park posted a very large warning sign to stay off the ice. Neighbors had been posting photos on social media of people…

Frozen Lake Tour

Starting with a bird filled pond just off the Orting-Kapowsin Highway on 252nd Street to Lake Kapowsin, Ohop Lake and Clear Lake, there’s still a lot of ice out there. That ice is now starting to melt and we decided to share before it does. Clear Lake was the hold out. Apparently, it has a considerable flow of fresh…

Public invited to help design Cross Park in Frederickson

Pierce County Parks is hosting a public meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the evening to gather comments on the site design for Phase 1 of Cross Park in the Frederickson area of unincorporated Pierce County. Phase 1 will develop the northern 3.5 acres of the 64-acre park along Military Road. The northern portion of the…

Rooster Tails on Spanaway Lake Sept 10-11

The APBA, Yapachino Memorial Regatta will be held on Spanaway Lake Sept 10-11, 2016. The races will be for limited’s, inboard hydros that are smaller than those in the Seattle races, still as impressive when they are nearby. 162nd & Lakeside Drive will have the booth with the official time keepers. The boat launch will…

Touch a Truck – Sept. 10

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Pierce County Parks and Recreation invites you and your family to explore the world of “BIG” & specialized trucks on Saturday, September 10.  This FREE event is held from 10:00am-1:00pm at Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 S C Street in Parkland.  Kids of all ages will love to climb, sit in, and…

Pierce County Parks and Recreation looking for public input on Sprinker, Lake Tapps Park and Frontier Park Improvements Study

PIERCE COUNTY PARKS — Pierce County Parks and Recreation is looking for public input on potential park improvements to Sprinker, Lake Tapps Park and Frontier Park through an online open house at http://www.piercecountywa.org/parkimprovements which will be up until Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. The open house provides individuals with the opportunity to view potential improvement design…

Pierce County Fair in Graham – August 6, 7, 8, 9

2015 ADMISSION PRICES Subject to Council approval ADULTS $5.00 CHILD 6-15 $5.00 SENIOR $5.00 *4-DAY EXHIBITOR BRACELET$ 5.00 *EXHIBITOR $1.50 PARKING $5.00 **CAMPING $65.00 217th & Meridian East in Graham, The Pierce County Fair is the Cat’s Meow Fair Hours of Operation THURSDAY 10 A.M. -10 P.M. FRIDAY 10 A.M. -10 P.M. SATURDAY 10 A.M….

Free Kids Concert and Movie

Have a Friday night of family fun on July 24th at the Meridian Habitat Park, 14422 Meridian E in South Hill.  Start the night off at 7:00pm with a concert by Recess Monkey – a trio of Kidie Rock School Teachers.  Following the concert the movie Annie will begin at dusk.  You get two for the…