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Saturday, December 8

Zoolights runs Nov. 23 to Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 24) See the Zoo transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with more than a half-million lights. The holiday spirit comes aglow in this magical world of dazzling 3-D animal light dis... More
Franklin Park Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

  Register Online   Help restore your local park's natural area every second Saturday. Our habitat steward Nori Kimura and volunteers are there to provide a fun, open, and secure place to play, learn and gr... More
Salmon Saturday

10:00 am

Welcome Swan Creek salmon as they return home to spawn! Experience the special wonder of watching salmon make their way upstream in an urban setting. Learn about the salmon, and how to protect them, with guided tours, children's activiti... More
Victorian Holiday Festival

10:00 am

Frolic and folly at our annual Victorian Holiday Festival honoring Tacoma's historic Victorian-styled Conservatory. Staff and volunteers will be dressed in beautiful costumes. Enjoy live music, crafts and delightful refreshments. $3 sugg... More
Squid Fishing Derby (JBLM)

3:00 pm

Enjoy a time limited squid derby with prizes for the winners based on number of squid caught in the time allowed. 1st Place Adult $50 Marina Gift Card 2nd Place Adult $30 Marina Gift Card 3rd Place Adult $20 Marina Gift Card Rule... More