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Special Event: Antiques, Children, Community Event, For the Family, Gaming, Living History
PlayDates: Toys from the WSHS Collection
While the ways in which children play has changed over time, toys are and have always been an important part of the lives of Washingtonians. PlayDates celebrates some of the most popular toys in America through a look into the collections of the Washington...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 - Sun 7/15/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children
Museum Spring Hours
Museum Hours Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mondays - Member-only - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesdays - Special Needs Play Days - from 10 – 11:30 a.m. More Member-only Hours Friday 9-10 a.m. Saturday 9-10 a.m. Special Spring Hours: April 2 – 6 th...
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 - Thu 6/14/18
Art: Gallery
Gallery Exhibition: Senior Exhibition
Location: University Gallery April 26th - May 25th Opening reception: April 25th, 5pm to 7pm University Gallery/Ingram Hall Gallery hours: 8am to 4pm Monday - Friday or by appointment Please join the Department of Art & Design as we celebrate the a...
Pacific Lutheran University – University Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 8am-4pm
Art: Gallery, Painting
Puget Sound Sumi Artists
This exhibition of sumi-e paintings promotes a meditative feeling in the beauty of gestures, seen in landscapes, animals and flowers. From the PSSA by-laws, it states Sumi-e "must be the thing alive with the power to stir the heart and emotion of all who s...
Catholic Community Services
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 - Fri 6/29/18 at 8am-5pm
Special Event: For the Family, Children
Spring Museum Fun Days- Scavenger Hunt
I spy with my little eye...a dolphin? Curious to know what other fun and whimsical objects are hiding throughout the Children's Museum of Tacoma? Come find out as we embrace National Scavenger Hunt Day (celebrated annually on May 24th).
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 - Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Bob's Momedy Jive
Bob's Comedy Jive is back with a hot May showcase just for you. We've gathered the funniest PNW comedians who also happen to be moms to get on stage and do what they do best: ignore their kids and tell jokes. So, whether you're a mom, know moms or like com...
Bob's Java Jive
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 8:30pm-10pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Class/Workshop, Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Body & Brain: Mindful Movement
Do you want to improve your mind/body connection and energy? Join this new series of classes at the Point Defiance/Ruston Senior Center. Classes will incorporate stretching, tapping, breathing and meditation activities to release tension and increase the e...
Ruston Meal Site at Point Defiance/Ruston Senior Center
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 6/1/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 6/8/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 6/15/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Fri 6/22/18 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Gardening, For the Family
Gardening for Kids: Earth Worms and Seed Bomb Party
Learn how earthworms decompose garbage and waste with Pierce County Environmental Educators. Bring seeds to share or pick up a few favorites with Parkland Seed Traders and make a fun spring craft with Eat Local Pierce County. All ages; under 6 with an adul...
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Music: Funk
Joytribe, Velocity, & Martial Law at The Swiss
RLM Entertainment presents 3 great bands at The Swiss. 9pm Marshall Law; 10pm Velocity; and 11pm JoyTribe. $8 cover About: World Infused Funk rises out of JoyTribe, a 5 piece band hailing from Portland, OR. Led by frontwoman and multi-instrumentalist...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 9pm-1am
Music: Rock, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer
Lil Devil the Ultimate Tribute to the Cult Featuring Lez Warner
Lil Devil - The Ultimate Cult Tribute featuring Lez Warner from the Cult and members of Olympia's own HellBelly. With Sin Circus and Mom's Rocket. Lil Devil perform 90 minutes of classic Cult songs including the game changing drum tracks by Lez on t...
Stonegate Restaurant & Bar
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 8pm-1am
Theater: Musical
My Fair Lady
Tacoma Musical Playhouse performs this musical hit May 18 to June 10. Shows begin on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, and 2:00 matinees on Sundays. Between June 2 and 9, there will be additional Saturday matinees at 2:00. Lerner and Loewe transform George Be...
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sat 5/26/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Fri 6/1/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 2pm and 7:30pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Reggae
Sammy J
Sammy J is a singer based out of Auckland, New Zealand. His mother is Australian and his father is Maori.
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 9pm
Special Event: Children, Computers/Technology, Education, For the Family, Gaming, Living History
What was your favorite childhood toy? A jump rope, a board game, or Space Invaders? Or was it an Easy Bake Oven or a Slinky? You’re sure to find your favorite toys in Toytopia, opening February 16 and running through June 10, 2018. This exhibition is huge,...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Fri 5/25/18 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/26/18 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Music: Rock, Cover/Tribute Band/Performer
80s Costume Ball with Hairstorm
Hairstorm and The Swiss are at it again.The 80's was such a fun and rocking decade. The clothes, the hairstyle, and the music. It rocked. Enjoy another rocking 80's night with Hairstorm at the Swiss in Tacoma and be in your best 80's outfit to play for mor...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/26/18 at 9pm-1am
Dance: World Dance, Class/Workshop
Argentine Tango Absolute Beginners Class
Join this group for an Absolute Beginner Level Class. The studio was built with the sole purpose of teaching only authentic social Argentine Tango. You will learn the basic elements for this wonderful dance by a certified professional instructors. Dancers ...
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/26/18 at 12pm-1pm
Sun 5/27/18 at 12pm-1pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 12pm-1pm
Dance: World Dance
Argentine Tango Beginner Level 2 Class
Come learn the second set of elements in Argentine Tango. You have already learned the basic step now come and improve on your abilities dancing Argentine Tango.
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/26/18 at 1pm-2pm
Tue 5/29/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 1pm-2pm
Tue 6/5/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 6/9/18 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Tour
Browns Point Light Keepers' Cottage Tours
Saturday Tours of the historic Browns Point Light Keepers' Cottage (1903) May 5 through September 29. Ring the original fog bell, view the Boathouse with the replica of a U.S. Coast Guard Surfboat and more. Enjoy a picnic in the park.
Browns Point Lighthouse Park
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/26/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 6/2/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 6/9/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 6/16/18 at 1pm-4pm
Sat 6/23/18 at 1pm-4pm
Music: Reggae, Calypso, R&B/Soul, World, Dance Club
Waterfront Day Party
Qualifi & ISD Catering presents Memorial Weekend Waterfront Party. Come join us on a spring afternoon, with a beautiful water front view, good food, music and drinks. Lunch available at $10 a plate. Menu TBD. Drinks available. Music by: DJ Q...
West of the Waterway
Tacoma, WA

Sat 5/26/18 at 3pm-8pm
Dance: World Dance, Class/Workshop
Argentine Tango Beginner Level II Class
Learn the second set of elements of Argentine Tango. Once you have learned the basic patterns come join us in increasing your knowledge of Argentine Tango.
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Sun 5/27/18 at 1pm-2pm
Wed 5/30/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 1pm-2pm
Wed 6/6/18 at 7:30pm-8:30pm
Sun 6/10/18 at 1pm-2pm
Dance: World Dance, Class/Workshop
Argentine Tango Intermediate Level Class
This event is for those who have completed the basic level of Argentine Tango. Come join us in learning Argentine Tango at the intermediate level.
Backstreet Tango
Tacoma, WA

Sun 5/27/18 at 2pm-3pm
Sun 6/3/18 at 2pm-3pm
Sun 6/10/18 at 2pm-3pm
Sun 6/17/18 at 2pm-3pm
Sun 6/24/18 at 2pm-3pm

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