The Things We Like

Saturday, April 22, 1-4 p.m.
Red Elm Café (in the Community Room), 1114 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma
Come to the second Tarot Babes meet up at the Red Elm Café. Stop by, stay a while, and connect with people who love, use, or are interested in tarot and oracle cards. Tarot Babes meet-ups are very casual, inclusive events where the focus is on meeting others in the area who share affection for tarot and oracle reading. No matter your experience level or the method(s) you employ to read cards, you are welcome at this event. This event will be inclusive of all religious preferences, racial, cultural identities, sexuality and gender identities. You don’t have to bring anything, but you can bring a deck, your favorite tarot resource book, or anything else that you may want to use to break the ice and help others get to know you. This is a free event, meant for networking and community building; this is not an event where tarot readings are guaranteed to be performed. This event is hosted by Genaviv Rose, of Moondust Darling. For more information, visit
Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.
King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma
Join your friendly neighborhood artist/illustrators and come build small, up-cycled earth dog themed sculptures from wire and other bits from Tinkertopia. Some supplies and pliers will be available for use, but bring any wire, bits and pieces (buttons, beads, nuts and bolts, etc.) and tools that you may have. For more information, visit:
Friday, April 27, 7 p.m.
Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Place W., Suite 100, University Place
Jennifer Thomas will be the featured artist for the April edition of the UP for Arts Spring concert series. Thomas will perform her own original songs (plus new music from upcoming new albums), as well as covers, on a beautiful Ritmuller piano accompanied by select instrumentalists and backup orchestral tracks. Thomas is an award- winning American pianist, violinist, composer, performing artist and recording artist. She is equally well known for her classical covers and her original compositions. Visual art by watercolorist Cindy Baij will be on view. Tickets are available at the door: $15 general admission, $5 for students. For information, visit
Saturday, April 28, 7 p.m.
STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma
The Girls Only Prom is a 21 and over dance party that celebrates the collective power of women. Girls Only will bring together ladies of all backgrounds to experience an amazing night out in an all-inclusive environment. Slip on your favorite party clothes and grab your girlfriends to dance the night away. Proceeds from The Girls Only Prom will go to benefit the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County, where vulnerable women in our community can find refuge, support and healing. Be a part of The Girls Only Movement. Info:
Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m.
Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma
Broadway Center presents Ukraine’s Shadow Theatre Fireflies for an afternoon of uniquely beautiful visual storytelling at the Pantages Theater comprised of more than 10 creative young artists who meld stage props and acrobatics into a showcase of imaginative storytelling. Join the Fireflies on an exciting journey into the world of shadows, a mysterious space that provides the most amazing adventures. Discover the beauty of storytelling through a fusion of shadow, color, shape and music. The Shadow Theatre Fireflies create machines, animals and trees, as well as human characters, with their bodies in this breathtaking visual experience. Tickets are on sale now, beginning at $19. Call the Broadway Center Box Office at (253) 591-5894, toll-free 1 (800) 291-7593, online at, or in person at 901 Broadway in Tacoma’s Theater District.

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