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Point Defiance Pagoda Reopening Draws Near

December 10, 2012

Tacoma Children Rally to Prepare a Special Cultural Blessing for the Community’s Grand Celebration, as the Point Defiance Pagoda Reopening Dr... Read More
Images of America: Tacoma's Point Defiance Park

December 1, 2012

It’s a perfect gift for family and friends who love Point Defiance Park. This pictorial history boasts m... Read More
25th annual edition of Zoolights lights up holiday-season

December 1, 2012

Zoolights, a Tacoma holiday-season tradition since 1988, opened the day after Thanksgiving at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium to bring l... Read More
Winter/Spring calendar coming December 21

December 1, 2012

Wish you had more time for fun, fitness and adventure in your life? Our Winter/Spring calendar offers event and recreation ideas in a h... Read More
Norpoint Turkey Trot Tacoma's Thanksgiving Tradition

November 1, 2012

Runners and walkers from the Pacific Northwest and beyond will descend upon Northeast Tacoma this Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) for the 18th annual Norpoi... Read More
Public supports Do Not Feed campaign

November 1, 2012

Public demonstrates support for Do Not Feed Wildlife education and outreach. Due to a direct correlation between illegal feeding and overpopul... Read More
Moonlit Halloween Run through Point Defiance Park

October 27, 2012

Runners and walkers who dare to enter the Black Cat fun run, held Saturday, Oct. 27 along Point Defiance Park’s Five Mile Drive will be treat... Read More
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium wins prestigious five-year accreditation

October 2, 2012

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium received a five-year accreditation renewal from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) at the group’... Read More
Metro Parks joins partnership for administration of community gardens

October 1, 2012

Community Gardens throughout Pierce County will be reserved and managed through a central location under an MOU recently developed between Metro Pa... Read More
New Ballroom Dance Program in Full Swing

October 1, 2012

Metro Arts has a new dance partner! Abbey Ballroom owner and instructor Rob Sutherland brings ballroom dance group lessons, private or semi-private... Read More

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