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Park Board President reflects on how her involvement with Metro Parks began: Park Board Notes December 2017

December 13, 2017

Since this is the time of year for giving thanks, I’d like to thank everyone for the opportunity to serve on your Board of Park Commissioners... Read More
Metro Parks Today: December 2017

December 13, 2017

A celebration in September marked the start of construction for Eastside Community Center, which is on track to open in 2018. News and Notes... Read More
Take the free CHI Franciscan Holiday Express to Zoolights

December 13, 2017

New service takes you right to the gate at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium       Take the free CHI Franciscan Holiday Ex... Read More
Plunge into 2018 at the coolest event of the year

December 12, 2017

Kick off the new year with a refreshing plunge into invigorating Puget Sound! Jump into the water with other jubilant merrymakers January 1 at th... Read More
Metro Parks opens new greenhouse complex on Tacoma landfill

December 12, 2017

State-of-the-art facility expected to yield long-term water, energy and maintenance savings Hundreds of velvety poinsettias, graceful amarylli... Read More
Pierce County grants landmark status to Browns Point Lighthouse Park

December 12, 2017

Status allows nonprofit Points Northeast Historical Society to compete for grants Browns Point Lighthouse Park has once again achieved landmark... Read More
People’s Community Center showcases visual art inspired by neighborhood

December 12, 2017

20 works by 15 Pierce County artists make up permanent exhibit inside People’s Community Center boasts more than a new pool. This fall,... Read More
Give the gift of Metro Parks Tacoma experiences

December 12, 2017

Gift cards, memberships make it easy This holiday season, you can feel good about giving gifts that reflect your environmental values, while p... Read More
Metro Parks moves ahead to explore feasibility of professional soccer stadium with city, Seattle Sounders, Rainiers

December 12, 2017

The Metro Parks Tacoma Board of Commissioners on Dec. 11 gave Executive Director Shon Sylvia the go-ahead to explore possible partnerships for th... Read More
Dozer is back

December 12, 2017

The loveable, 3,450-pound Pacific walrus who wowed Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium visitors last fall and spring with his 17-inch tusks and humon... Read More

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