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July Schedule, Crafts of the Past at Fort Nisqually

June 30, 2016

Historical crafts and skills come to life during the popular Crafts of the Past series at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. This is the fifth y... Read More
Free Taste of Tacoma shuttle to ease access to June 24-26 event

June 22, 2016

Shuttle to and from TCC parking lot will help as Point Defiance Park improvements get underway Organizers of the Emerald Queen Casin... Read More
Improvements about to begin next to Point Defiance Park entrance

June 17, 2016

Visitors to Point Defiance Park may notice renewed construction activity east of the Pearl Street entrance in July. It’s all part... Read More
Public invited to review latest plan for Point Defiance’s Japanese Garden

June 14, 2016

Open house June 27 to showcase garden redesign and proposed path of adjacent loop trail The latest version of redevelopment plans fo... Read More
Grants from local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter, county program will fund restoration of antique books

June 10, 2016

Volumes once owned by two of the Fort’s early managers As part of the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s ongoing missio... Read More
Metro Parks manager honored for leadership in historic preservation

June 9, 2016

Tacoma’s Landmarks Preservation Commission praises historic and cultural resources manager A 25-year Metro Parks Tacoma employe... Read More
Bugs Alive! New program at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium give visitors an up-close view

June 9, 2016

What do a Brazilian black tarantula named Harriet, an insect that looks like a tree leaf, a giant African millipede and a tobacco hornworm named He... Read More
Metro Parks Today: June 2016

June 9, 2016

Happy June. Citizen involvement in Metro Parks Tacoma is key to the park district’s success. As announced in this space many times in the pas... Read More
SAMI students get sneak peek at peninsula park landscaping work

June 8, 2016

Metro Parks is turning the peninsula next to Tacoma Yacht Club into 11 acres of new recreation land inside Point Defiance Park. Soils contaminated... Read More
Come see the national mammal—and baby animals galore—at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

June 8, 2016

It was Mother’s Day all through May at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, where the forests, meadows and wetlands are brimming with new life.... Read More

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