Rotary’s Surrender the Booty Bash May 18

Service clubs are a vital part of a functioning community. The Parkland Spanaway Rotary  has been active in the area for a very long time, providing scholarships to students in the Bethel and Franklin Pierce School Districts as well as charitable services in the community. The Surrender the Booty Bash is their annual auction fundraiser….

Military Retiree Appreciation Day at JBLM Friday, May 17, 2019

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash — Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host its annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day event Friday, May 17, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center, on JBLM North. Event officials are expecting approximately 2,000 military beneficiaries to attend. Military Retiree Appreciation Day events include: •             Lots of giveaways…

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…

Community Planning Changes

The Land Use Advisory Commissions for Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill will consider proposed updates to each area’s community plan at public meetings in May and June. Community plans provide direction on how growth and development will occur. The plans address topics such as zoning, transportation, the look and feel of the community, and…

Orting Farmers Market Vendors

The Orting Valley Farmers Market is now accepting vendors for the upcoming season. We are looking for local farmers, artisans, food vendors, and producers to join our lineup! Our market is located in the quaint town of Orting, in a centrally located park along the popular Foothills Trail. This “small town with a big view” …

Cinco de Mayo in Parkland May 4, 2019

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in Parkland, Washington. On May 4, Garfield Street will be shut down between Park Avenue and C Street. There will be vendors, live music and celebration. The businesses on Garfield Street put this event on for the community. The event is schedule to last from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.,…

LeMay Wine, Spirits, & Chocolate, April 27-28

This Saturday and Sunday, make it a girl’s night out or date night with your sweetheart, and come to the LeMay Wine, Spirts, & Chocolate to treat yourself to a delightful evening! You’ll have a chance to sample wonderful wines and chocolates, live music, food, check out some beautiful vintage cars, and even do a bit…

April 27 – Norwegian Heritage Festival

The Norwegian Heritage Festival is by far the most popular event each year for the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University. This year it takes place on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Anderson University Center, 12180 Park Avenue S. This event is held on both…

Easter Eggstravaganza April 20

April 20 is the Easter Eggstravaganza at Sound Life Church in Frederickson. Located on 36th Avenue and 176th Street. FREE Community Event with 40,000+ eggs. Easter egg hunts for ages (0-12 years), large-scale inflatables, pony rides($7), face painting, and more! Multiple Prize Giveaways during the show in the Auditorium! Activities start at 9:00AM. Age appropriate…

Special Needs Egg Hunt April 20

The Spanaway Lions Club is hosting its annual Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt at the Spanaway Prairie House Museum at 10 a.m. on April 20, 2019. Registration at 9:30 a.m. The hunt starts at 10 a.m. The museum is located at 812 176th Street East, Spanaway, WA. You can also see the new addition of…

Bethel propane buses first in U.S.

Bethel is the first school district in the United States to deploy the latest ultra-low NOx propane-powered school buses, which are 90% cleaner than the EPA’s current heavy-duty engine standard. We have recently been nominated for the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo Fleet Award, a national recognition. You can find more details here: https://bit.ly/2GokoY0