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Beach Programs Offer Hands-On Exploration

June 2, 2014

Ever wonder what it’s like to run a finger over the back of a prickly pink sea star? Or hold the tiniest of ocean crabs in a hand? Or stroll... Read More
Metro Parks Volunteers Receive City of Destiny Awards

June 2, 2014

Each year the Tacoma City Council recognizes and rewards exceptional individuals and organizations who give freely of their time and talent with a... Read More
KING 5 Meteorologist Jeff Renner's Underwater Forecast: Wet with 100 Percent Chance of Sharks

June 1, 2014

KING 5 weatherguy Jeff Renner didn’t just broadcast a story about Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. He did it l... Read More
Old Town Dock Receives Historic Preservation Outstanding Achievement Award

June 1, 2014

In May, as part of Nation Historic Preservation Month, the City of Tacoma's Landmarks Preservation Commission recognizes outstanding achievement in... Read More
New SERA Sprayground and South Tacoma Farmers Market Open June 1

June 1, 2014

Visit STAR Center on Sunday, June 1 for the opening celebration of the SERA sprayground and playground along with the season opening of the South T... Read More
Indiana Bones and the Golden Treasure

June 1, 2014

It’s adventurous. It’s exciting. It’s rip-roaring, action hero, movie theater-style fun. If you looked... Read More
Visiting Artisan Program Returns to Fort Nisqually

June 1, 2014

Guests of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum get a close encounter with the creativity of daily life in the 1800s during the popular Crafts of th... Read More
When school is out, parks are in!

June 1, 2014

Metro Parks Tacoma first began offering organized playground activities for children in 1927 and the tradition continues today.... Read More
American Black Bears Welcomed Home to Northwest with a Salmon Feast

June 1, 2014

It didn’t take long this morning for a 6-year-old American black bear to spy a tasty, sockeye salmon, grab it with his sharp, 2-inch claws, t... Read More
Baby Animal Season at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

June 1, 2014

It’s spring. Birds are singing. The pathways and trails at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park are verdant with wonderful growth. And perhaps best o... Read More

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