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Class/Workshop
"Free" Estate Planning Workshop with Attorney Bryana Cross Bean
Having proper estate planning documents such as wills and durable powers of attorney is an essential part of planning for and protecting your future. Real Estate Law, Elder Law and Estate Planning attorney Bryana M. Cross Bean will lead a discussion about estate planning basics and walk you through what you need to know. She will answer questions such as: What is estate planning, and why is it important; What are the most important documents you need to have; What do those documents do; and What can happen if a person does not have those documents?
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Punk,Rock
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
This Austin rock quartet's aggressive live shows often blur the lines that divide the audience and performers.
www.trailofdead.com/
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Class/Workshop, Education
12-Week Intensive Boat Building Program
Gig Harbor BoatShop is offering a unique boatbuilding experience over the course of 12 weeks. More than a weekend workshop and less than a full-year boat school program, this three-day per week opportunity will sharpen your wood working skills and immerse you in the boatbuilding traditions of Gig Harbor’s historic Eddon Boatyard. Taught by master boatbuilding instructor Patrick Mahon, the Monday through Wednesday, 12-week class might best be characterized as a ‘mini boat school.’ The hands-on traditional boatbuilding experience begins with lofting, then boat construction - including mold-making, planking, engine placement, finish work and all steps in between. Upon completion of the program, students will have the skillset to build their own traditional wooden boat. If you live locally the three-day per week class will provide time for other commitments. If you are from out of the area you'll have time to explore the great Pacific Northwest.
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Community Event, Holiday
14th Annual Martin Luther King Jr., Redeeming the Prophetic Vision Interfaith Community Event
The 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr., Redeeming the Prophet Vision event will be on Sunday, January 19th 2020, 2:30-4 pm at Urban Grace Church (902 Market Street, Tacoma WA 98402) with a reception immediately following featuring social justice organizations. Free and open to the public. This interfaith and intergenerational event is organized by volunteers in partnership with Associated Ministries, The Conversation. and Urban Grace Church. We seek to honor Dr. Martin Luther King's radical call for peace and justice for all people by helping our community to shine the light of his vision on our current local, national, and global situation: re-imagine unity across differences; renew our shared commitment to the path of social justice; and reconnect with peace and justice activists and advocates across our community. This participatory event including: Blessings from multiple faith and wisdom traditions; spoken word and music addressing civil rights and justice themes; a dramatic piece written and directed by playwright C. Rosalind Bell; and a keynote message from Dr. Dexter Gordon, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Race and Pedagogy Institute and of African-American Studies at the University of Puget Sound; and other local voices on how to extend Dr. King's radical vision through individual and community action. "The MLK Redeeming the Prophetic Vision service is a powerful call to justice for our city that seeks to not merely memorialize the life of the Rev. Dr. King, but to uphold his Prophetic call for justice". Rev. Ben Robinson, Urban Grace Church During the service, The Social Justice Award will be presented to individuals who have been committed to long-term work in social justice. The Tacoma Dominican Association will host the reception immediately following the service, featuring over 20 local community organization working for justice.
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Expo/Trade Show, Seminar
2020 AAA Tacoma Cruise Show
The 2020 AAA Tacoma Cruise Show is one of the largest gatherings of world-class travel providers in Washington. Come get the latest tips and trends from knowledgeable travel experts, attend insightful presentations and take advantage of special savings. Join us!
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Community Event
2020 Census Information Session
The U.S. Census Bureau will host a public information session on the 2020 Census at the Lacey Timberland Library. A Census Bureau recruiter will be on-hand to answer questions from those persons interested in applying for one of the hundreds of jobs with the 2020 Census available in Thurston County.
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Classical
29th Annual Bethel Schneebeck Organ Recital
Music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Rheinberger, and more. Performed by organist Wyatt Smith. Reception following the performance
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Class/Workshop
3D Lanterns Craft: Celebrate Chinese New Year
Learn how to cut and assemble a 3D paper lantern. Use Chinese symbol templates to decorate the lantern with black and gold Sharpies.
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Class/Workshop, Folk Art/Crafts
3D Lanterns Craft: Celebrate Chinese New Year!
Learn how to cut and assemble a 3D red paper lantern. Chinese symbol templates will be available to decorate the lantern with black and gold Sharpies.
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Bluegrass
3rd Sunday Bluegrass Jam
This monthly acoustic jam is geared towards intermediate & advanced musicians, and jammers of all skill levels are welcome to participate as comfortable. We mostly play traditional bluegrass tunes, or songs from other genres (old-time, folk, Irish, country, etc.) played in the bluegrass rhythmic style, and instrumental breaks are passed clockwise from player to player. A list of our frequently performed tunes, as well as chord charts & song lyrics, are provided at the jam. Instrumentation typically comprises vocals, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, dobro, upright bass and the occasional harmonica, autoharp, accordion, or dulcimer. We ensure that our jam is FUN for all by following common jamming etiquette guidelines (www.bluegrassjamming.com) and especially by maintaining respect & love for one another. For more information please email Jordan at BellJa6@hotmail.com The jam runs for 2.5 hours.
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