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March 24 through April 1
Bass Pro Shops, 7905 S. Hosmer St., Tacoma

The Bass Pro Shop’s Easter Bunny is here and you can come on in to get your free 4×6-inch photo of just the kids or the whole family starting March 24 through April 1. There will also be tons of fun free crafts for all ages such as an Easter foam placemat, a photo frame, or a bunny box. On March 31, there will be a giant Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2-10 inside the store. Find five eggs and turn them in to get free candy. Please check the schedule below for times and dates of activities: Free 4×6-inch photo with the Easter Bunny: Monday through Thursday, 6-8 p.m.; Friday 2-8 p.m.; Saturdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit store or for details.

Wednesday, March 28, 11 a.m. (every Wednesday through April 25)
Crystal Voyage, 3802 S. Cedar St., Tacoma

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Wednesday, March 29, 1 p.m.
Manic Mermaid, 769 S. 38th St., Tacoma

Join resident artist, Dennis Hopkins, for a fun and “completely do-able” miniature watercolor class. During this class, you’ll complete two, 2.5-inch by 3.5-inch ACEO watercolor trading cards. For $10, you’ll receive all the supplies needed for the class, miniature easels for your finished projects, an option to purchase additional supplies at a discount and you’ll receive 10 percent off in Manic Mermaid that day. In order to keep the classes to an hour and have as much one-on-one time possible with Hopkins, there will be four seats open per class. The pre-payment of $10 guarantees your spot at the class. You can come in and pay or give a call to (253) 888-1403. For information, visit

Wednesday, March 29, noon
Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma

Glass Break is the new mid-day series of conversations with artists and thinkers, giving insights into the works of art on view at Museum of Glass. Each 30-minute conversation will look at the specific processes used by Albert Paley, Michael Taylor and Dale Chihuly. Bring your own food, or grab a bite from the Museum café. Soft drinks, water and cookies provided. Admission $5. Free for MOG members. The March 29 conversation will examine how glass became so popular in the Pacific Northwest and how first-generation studio glass artists like Chihuly set in motion the growth of glass art. The talk features glass artist, former Chihuly gaffer and 1978 Pilchuck student, Richard Royal. It will look at the collaborative nature of Chihuly’s artistic approach and continual experimentation, as well as, the changes the Pilchuck Glass School fostered and the ever-growing use of this medium within the art world today. Learn more at

Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.
Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma

Tacoma Art Museum and Cub Scout Pack 148 present Derby Dash. Come to TAM on March 31 to watch the Boy Scouts of America’s annual race. Purchase a pinewood car kit in advance from TAM Store to design your own car (kits are available now). Bring your car back into the museum on Derby Dash day to put on the finishing touches in TAM Studio and register for a race and design competition against other art derby cars beginning at 1 p.m. Make a pit stop at TAM Cafe for tasty specials. And for virtual fun, race in a Mario Kart tournament. For information, visit

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