Monday, July 16, 9 a.m.
Tacoma Musical Playhouse Summer Camp
Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Ave., Tacoma
Camp TMP Performance Age Group: Students entering sixth-eighth grade. Rehearsals: July 16-Aug. 10, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will rehearse and perform “Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.,” which is based on the Tony Award-winning musical and Academy Award-winning film. A small-town girl searches for a new life under the bright lights of 1920s New York City.
Friday, July 20, 6 p.m.
Friday at the Fort
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma
This is a fundraiser to benefit the educational programs of the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Seattle-based band, the Beatniks, will play. There will be local craft beer, NW wines, local food vendors and a silent auction with lots of great local experiences.
Friday, July 20, 7 p.m.
Center for Spiritual Living, 206 N. J St., Tacoma
See and hear three short shows. First is Sharon Styer’s “No Touching.” Says Styer, “I’ve arrived at the place where I allow myself to tear things up: art books; old, saved images; my early photography work. Everything and nothing is sacred.” Next, Duncan Livingston will present his 1999 Makah whaling coverage for The News Tribune. Finally, Steve LaBerge is obsessed with Burning Man and will show his work. “I love building these giant kinetic sculptures, the clothing and the vehicles,” says LaBerge. $3 donation.
Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m.
Flags Across the Narrows
Narrows Bridge, Tacoma
March the Tacoma Narrows for liberty and constitutional rights. Veterans will be leading the way, so bring your flags and walking shoes. Marchers will walk across the bridge ending at the War Memorial Park in Tacoma for speakers, music and information booths.
Saturday, July 21, 12 p.m.
Prairie Line Trail – UWT Station, 1900 Commerce St., Tacoma
Join the UW-Tacoma alumni for UW-Tacoma’s annual Summer Soirée to enjoy live music and great food. Progressive dinner on the Prairie Line Trail with prix fixe menu by a top local restauranteur. Proceeds benefit the Tacoma Whole Child Initiative.