Family Friendly Category Event Archives

Sue’s Tech Kitchen

August 24, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Conceptualized by entrepreneur, producer, and author Randi Zuckerberg and designed by a team of tech, entertainment, and education veterans, SUE’S TECH KITCHEN is a STEM adventure for the mouth and mind that empowers kids to engage with tomorrow’s tech and revolutionizes family dining in the

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Kareem Kandi World Orchestra Featuring Jim Sisko

August 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm

The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub in Tacoma WA on Sunday August 26th. I’ll be joined by Greg Feingold on bass, Max Wood on drums, and we’ll be featuring special guest Jim Sisko on trumpet. We’ll also be featuring several students from The Weekly Jazz

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Bike to a Business - Lift Bridge Coffee

September 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with Lift Bridge Coffee, and they are offering 10% OFF ANY HOUSE-MADE BEVERAGE when you arrive by bike during the month of September! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you love

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Pioneer Days Festival

September 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Don’t miss the annual Pioneer Days Festival at Job Carr Cabin Museum. Children and families enjoy a fun afternoon of live music, hands-on pioneer activities, “gold” panning, games, arts and crafts, and races in Old Town Park.

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Grit City Think & Drink: Can We Solve The Problem Of Ocean Plastics?

September 11, 2018 at 6:30 am

Scientists predict that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish - but are we doomed to this as our new reality? Learn about the issue of ocean plastics and discover innovative production, policy, and consumer strategies underway to develop plastic alternatives. We’ll explore the

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Film Focus: Hocus Pocus

October 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

The Halloween classic is back in theaters for one night only! You’re in for a devil of a time when three outlandishly wild witches - Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy - return from 17th-century Salem after they’re accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters! It’s a

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Bike to a Business - Goodwill Coffee Buzz

November 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with Goodwill Coffee Buzz, and they are offering $1.00 OFF HAND-CRAFTED BEVERAGE when you arrive by bike during the month of November! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you love

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker with MC Kurtis Blow

November 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the opening night and first glimpse of the newly renovated Pantages Theater! This holiday mash-up for the entire family delivers a contemporary re-imagining of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. Performed by a supercharged cast of all star dancers, DJ and violinist, the story shares a hip

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73rd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

November 24, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Since World War II, the South Sound community has gathered to celebrate at the corner of 9th & Broadway in downtown Tacoma. Gather for carols and photos with Santa at this FREE community event. If it isn’t already, make it part of your family tradition!

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Imago Theatre’s Frogz

November 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Whimsical and inventive, this show is a clever intersection of vaudeville, cirque, and mime. The simplicity and charm catapulted the production to two Broadway runs at the acclaimed New Victory Theater. Like all truly unique things, this show must be seen to be believed. Take a leap and discover

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Bike to a Business - The Grand Cinema

December 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

Downtown On the Go has partnered with The Grand Cinema, and they are offering a FREE SMALL FOUNTAIN SODA OR BOTTLED WATER when you arrive by bike during the month of December! They are equipped with bike racks, a bike pump, and an extra lock to borrow in case you forgot yours. Show us how much you

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Take 6: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

December 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Take 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, with ten Grammys, ten Dove Awards (Gospel Music Awards), two NAACP Image Award nominations among many other accolades. Heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet,” the sextet has recorded and/or performed with an

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Film Focus: Disney’s Bedknobs & Broomsticks

January 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm

An aspiring apprentice witch, her three grandchildren, and a cynical friend take a wild adventure through Portabello Road, a wild underwater animal kingdom, and back again. Tickets are $7.

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The Wizard of Oz

January 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful WIZARD OF OZ, twists its way into Tacoma! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and

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