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Closures & cancellations due to poor air quality

August 19, 2018

Closures and cancellations Tuesday, August 21 Last update: 7:55 pm For the health of staff and participants, the following closures and ch... Read More
CityLine: Point Defiance Park Rangers

August 17, 2018

This episode of CityLine highlights information about our Park Rangers and how their services are expanding to include the Ruston Way waterfront.... Read More
Protect Point Defiance Park from the risk of catastrophic fire

August 10, 2018

Burn ban, including picnic barbecues, starts Friday, August 10; caution urged all around the park district The danger of wildfire in parks is r... Read More
News and Notes: August 2018

August 9, 2018

Today we have some “before” and “after” photos, courtesy of the park district’s voter-approved $198 million c... Read More
Sports programs create opportunities to play, learn, and grow

August 9, 2018

A message from Park Board Commissioner Jessie Baines As summer vacation winds down, back-to-school sales are heating up and Tacoma families are... Read More
Come and comment on latest improvements to Swan Creek Park

August 9, 2018

Plans for a little-used area of Swan Creek Park to be unveiled at Aug. 30 public meeting   Ideas for improvements to Swan Creek Park –... Read More
No need to worry about Tacoma’s grassy parks

August 8, 2018

Metro Parks Tacoma irrigates strategically, with a focus on resilience   Don’t be surprised if some of the grass in Tacoma’s par... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma manager simply saves water

August 8, 2018

Joey Furuto grew up cutting grass, honed his operational skills in California   One of the driest winters on record for Washington was com... Read More
Get a first look inside the new Pacific Seas Aquarium

August 8, 2018

Be among the first to get a look inside the new Pacific Seas Aquarium at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Plus enjoy an evening of tasty food and... Read More
Bagpipes, Black Powder and Beards at the 36th annual Brigade Encampment

August 2, 2018

Step back in time to the early days of the Washington Territory at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s annual Brigade Encampment. This... Read More

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