Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt – April 15

The Spanaway Lions Club will be holding it’s annual Easter Egg Hunt for Special Needs Children on April 15, 2017 at the  Prairie House Museum, 812 E 176th St, Spanaway. Registration 9:30 am     Hunt begins 10:00 am  

April 15 – Eggstravaganza

On April 15th from 9 AM till noon, FCCCC members will be attending the Annual Eggstravaganza Event at Sound Life Church. Each year we provide the Bunny(s) for the event and pass out candy to the youngsters.  Sound Life Church puts on a huge event with many activities for children that culminates with an Egg Hunt…

April 12 – Parkland Community

LEARN about the rich history of Parkland and the ongoing urbanization of our communities. Find out how to effectively ADVOCATE for the needs of our neighborhoods. ENGAGE with other committed volunteers and leadership in and around Parkland. When: Wednesday. April 12, at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Mayfair/138thE/Brookdale Safe Streets Community Meeting Agenda: *Safe Streets Campaign…

April 8th – Daffodil Grand Floral Parade

Since 1934, the Daffodil Festival has been a part of Pierce County’s lifestyle. From the events visited by each high school’s princesses, the Queen Coronation, maritime parade and the magnificent mutt show, to the Grand Floral Parade in in Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting, residents love showing off their communities. This year’s Queen is Marin Sasaki…

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…

Kid’s Day at Prairie House – April 5

On Wednesday, April 5th, come spend the afternoon with us at the Prairie House Museum. This will be our 27th Kids’ Day. Enjoy life at the turn of the century. Tour our 1890’s farm house and outbuildings. Make butter, pop popcorn, see farm animals. We have lots of displays including a large Dollhouse all decorated…

Water rising between Graham and Spanaway

By Marianne Lincoln The water table between Graham and Spanaway has been a reliable source of well water for resident. On years such as this one, with rain far exceeding normal levels, the water rises up out of the ground and surprises the uninitiated new residents. Flooding in the oxbow ay Pioneer Valley (Eustice-Hunt Road…

Daffodil Queen Coronation April 1

DAFFODIL QUEEN’S CORONATION The Daffodil Queen’s Coronation is a celebration event for the Daffodil Festival and the Princesses of the Royal Court. On Saturday, April 1, beginning at 7:00 pm, at the Pantages in downtown Tacoma, a Queen will be selected to reign over the many Daffodil Festival activities that take place throughout the Festival…

Bethel District Choral Festival March 29

March: Celebrating Youth Arts Month & Music In Our Schools Month 29 8:00am–1:00pm Secondary Choral Students Rehearsal PLU’s Olson Auditorium 6:30pm District Choral Festival Concert Olson Auditorium March 30 – April 2 SLHS Choir Performance Tour to San Francisco 31 All Day Evergreen String Orchestra Festival Evergreen State College High School Early Release Day for…

Chase Garden seeking new owner

I just wanted to provide information about Chase Garden, which was bequeathed by Emmott & Ione Chase to the Garden Conservancy upon Emmott’s death in 2010. They have been managing the property from Cold Spring NY.  Here is the statement posted on our website: The Garden Conservancy will continue to manage the garden through the…

Fir Meadows and Oxbow flooding in Pioneer Valley

By Marianne Lincoln Flooding continues to plague the Pioneer Valley area in Spanaway/Frederickson. Fir Meadows, which was built in 1968, has closed roads and swift water flowing in from the flooded playfield near the railroad tracks on Knoble Road. Electric vaults are underwater, yet people are still driving through the closed signs and even wading…