Tag: Metro Parks

Celebrate opening of the Eastside Community Center

Celebrate the opening of the landmark, 55,000-square-foot Eastside Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 20. The location: Eastside Community Center, 1721 E. 56th St (on...

Korean Women’s Association to detail proposal for Portland Avenue Community Center

Join Metro Parks Tacoma at a 6 p.m. public meeting August 12 to consider the future use of the Portland Avenue Community Center, 3513...

Summer Bash 2018 at the Center at Norpoint

Pack your snacks, blankets and lawn chairs and head to the Center at Norpoint for a free outdoor movie and fun for the whole...

Rainier Dragon Boat Festival

The 2018 Rainier Dragon Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, May 19 at Thea’s Park on the Foss Waterway in beautiful Tacoma! Dragon...

Explore Tacoma’s Titlow Park public meeting

Tour Tacoma’s Titlow Park waterfront and visit its natural areas during a special Metro Parks event. The goal is to gather input on Metro...

Earth Day Service Project

Schnitzer Steel to lead local industry in Owens Beach Cleanup, Point Defiance, Tacoma Team members from Schnitzer Steel and Westrock, will lead a major service...

Point Defiance Park open house at new Environmental Learning Center

A new aquarium, new recreation areas, a connection to Ruston Way, a roundabout ... a lot of improvements are coming to Point Defiance Park....

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

The community is invited to attend a free screening of the newly released film Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. The 90 minute film...

The Things We Like: Aug. 25-31

FRUIT BEER Tacoma Fruit Beer Fest takes place Aug. 26 from 2 to 9 p.m. at Tacoma Brewing Co., 1116 Court E. It is...

More parks, more fun around the district

One of the ways we ensure community support is to extend ourselves through collaborative relationships and partnerships with public and private entities. Over the past few years this effort – a way to make the most of all of our tax dollars – has yielded huge benefits: new facilities and additional enthusiastic users.

Metro Parks reminds park visitors of fire risks

The danger of wildfire in parks is real. State officials now rank the fire risk high throughout Western Washington, due to the prolonged dry spell...

Harvest event to celebrate Fort Nisqually’s grain harvest

Bringing in a crop of grain was a hands-on process in the mid-19th century when the original Fort Nisqually was an agricultural outpost and its...