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Watch for Ballots, Arriving Soon

April 2, 2014

Remember to Vote by April 22Parks & Zoo Bond  The Board of Park Commissioners voted 4-0 on February 24, to prepare a capital bond measure for Park & Zoo Improvements and Safety Upgrades that will go before voters on April 22. The Board action follows multiple years of working with the... Read More

Recent Articles

Carts in Parks Concessions Program

April 7, 2014

Metro Parks Tacoma (MPT) is accepting applications for its Carts in Parks – Mobile Concessions Program at select MPT signature and community... Read More
Spring Break Superstars Take Center Stage

April 1, 2014

Journey ‘round the world of animals at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, which will spotlight a different superstar each day – March 3... Read More
Unique Family-Friendly Trail Races

April 1, 2014

April Fools Dash on April 5, and the Adventure Race on May 17, provide fun family off-road adventures! April Fools Dash – April 5... Read More
Dr. Tolmie, the Naturalist

April 1, 2014

A new exhibit at Fort Nisqually reveals the exploits of a younger Tolmie as he collected plants and animals of the Pacific Northwest.... Read More
McKinley Playfield Renamed Honoring Ben & Reba Verlo

April 1, 2014

When asked for possible name considerations to help alleviate confusion between McKinley Park and McKinley Playfield, neighbors of all ages respond... Read More
New Water Main Ensures Protection of Old-Growth Forest and Fort Nisqually

April 1, 2014

Periodic Delays in Park Travel May Occur During Construction – April through MayThe Point Defiance Park water main is scheduled for replaceme... Read More
Hilltop Artists Return to Conservatory for Symbiotic Exhibit

April 1, 2014

Hilltop Artists and the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory in Wright Park are partnering once again to bring to the public an installation of stud... Read More

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