Free Category Event Archives

Free Workshop: Pruning & Care of Landscape Trees

February 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

At this free workshop you will learn how to “prune like a pro” and prevent costly errors, defects, high maintenance, and unsightly urban trees. Focus is on landscape trees.Topics will include:-Common pruning mistakes-When and why to prune-Structural pruning on young trees-what and why?-Plant health

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Day of Service Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

March 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Veterans, active military members and family can get help with divorce, including parenting plans and spousal maintenance, at a free lunch/workshop and legal clinic on Saturday, March 25, 2017, sponsored by the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association’s Volunteer Legal Services Program, the Washington

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Kidical Mass Tacoma: South Tacoma, West to East Ride

March 26, 2017 at 11:00 am

Kidical Mass Tacoma is a monthly bike ride for kids and their families. We ride in the street and follow the Rules of the Road, stopping to regroup so no one gets lost or left behind. Helmets and adult supervision are required.

At 11am on Sunday March 26, our ride will begin at the STAR Center

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Free Bicycle Maintenance Class

March 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm

How do I fix a flat tire? Adjust the brakes? Why is my chain always coming off? There are a variety of things that you can do to make your bike work better and help you to really enjoy your cycling experience. This informative clinic takes you through the most common bicycle problems that can occur

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Learn about plans to curb algae blooms at Tacoma’s Wapato Lake

March 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma plans to treat Wapato Lake later this spring to reduce public exposure to toxic algae. The blue-green algae blooms can be harmful to people and pets; this has prompted frequent health warnings when weather is warmer. The public is invited to learn and ask questions about the alum

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A Personal Story of Immigration: Lecture by Jose Antonio Vargas

April 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Tacoma Community House and the University of Puget Sound’s Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement (CICE) welcome you to “A Personal Story of Immigration,” a lecture by Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and activist Jose Antonio Vargas on Thursday, April 6 (7:30–9:00 p.m.)

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Craft Saturday

April 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Drop by Job Carr Cabin Museum for our monthly Craft Saturday event. Activities are designed for children ages 3-9 and their families. Spring Noisemakers: On 4/15, we’ll be making egg noisemakers
Admission to the Museum and all events are “pay as you can.”

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9th Annual Tacoma Bike Swap

April 29, 2017 at 10:00 am

The Tacoma Bike Swap is an annual event hosted every April. This exciting community event is free to attend and is great for people who are looking to buy or sell bikes and bike-related accessories. The Bike Swap gets over 1,000 attendees most years. At the Bike Swap you can meet other people who

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Senior to Senior

May 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma’s Fifty and Better (FAB) program invites high school seniors in transition to adulthood to get tips from experienced seniors on topics such as banking, setting financial goals and paying for college and cars. A series of free workshops will be held at the Portland Avenue

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