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Opening of Interim Point Defiance Trail

November 1, 2013

Contractors have wrapped up remaining construction and have permanently opened the interim trail that links Point Defiance Park and Ruston Way.More... Read More
El Primero coming to Tacoma Yacht Club

October 4, 2013

The magnificent and historic yacht, El Primero, will be moored at the Point Defiance Marina boat launch from Oct. 12 to 15.  (Launch will stil... Read More
Celebration of Interim Connecting Trail at Point Defiance

October 2, 2013

On September 22 more than 800 runners, walkers and bicyclers had a chance to sneak a peak and experience the new interim trail connecting Point Def... Read More
A Popular Run in a Unique Setting: Run Wild 5k/8k

October 1, 2013

On your mark, get set, get your running shoes on. It’s almost time to Run Wild at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. The popular 5k and 8k run and... Read More
Eye-to-Eye Shark Dive Opens Oct. 11

October 1, 2013

Exhilarating. Edgy. Enlightening.Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives bring heart-thumping excitement to the Northwest on Oct. 11.For the first time ever, visito... Read More
Green Tacoma Day Contributes to a Healthier Puget Sound

October 1, 2013

Join the Green Tacoma Partnership (GTP) on Saturday, October 12 for a fun-filled morning of restoration work, Fall Tree Festival, Arbor Day activit... Read More
Celebrate Halloween at Moonlit Fun Run Through Point Defiance Park

October 1, 2013

Runners and walkers who dare to enter the Black Cat Fun Run, held Saturday, October 19 along Point Defiance Park’s Five Mile Drive w... Read More
Harvest Fests Provide Fall Family Fun in Four Corners of the City

October 1, 2013

Metro Parks Tacoma presents Harvest Fest -- an October family event series offered across the city on October 18 and 25.... Read More
Female Clouded Leopard Cub Arrives at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

September 27, 2013

A 5 ½ month-old female clouded leopard cub arrived at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Thursday afternoon to meet her future mate, Tien, a... Read More
Downtown to Defiance Hosts Multi-Jurisdictional Mobile Study Session

September 20, 2013

Community Leaders Participate in One-of-a-Kind, Human-Powered, Multi-Jurisdictional, Mobile Study Session to Learn about Tacoma’s Commitment... Read More

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