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STAR Center hosts free fitness, wellness event April 29

April 21, 2017

Goal is to introduce new ideas, styles of exercise If you’re looking for new fitness options or seek a healthier lifestyle, check out STAR... Read More
CityLine: Festival of Sail

April 21, 2017

This episode of CityLine highlights information about the Festival of Sail, coming June 15-18. CLICK BELOW TO WATCH: CityLine on TV Tacoma... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma names assistant executive director

April 13, 2017

Peter Mayer brings a wealth of leadership experience in parks and recreation Peter Mayer, chief operating officer for the Snohomish Health Di... Read More
Male Sumatran Tiger Mohan to debut Thursday at Point Defiance Zoo

April 12, 2017

12-year-old, 270-pound tiger is in Tacoma through the Species Survival Plan®   Everyone who’s laid eyes on him calls Mohan a hands... Read More
Volunteers make a difference on Earth Day and every day; Park Board Notes April 2017

April 12, 2017

  Did you know that last year alone volunteers contributed more than 147,000 hours to Metro Parks Tacoma? That’s equal to about 71 FT... Read More
Public invited to a free screening and discussion of the film “A Plastic Ocean”

April 11, 2017

For our ocean, the future is dependent on waves of change. And every one of us has the power to take seemingly ordinary small steps that will ad... Read More
Zoo eliminates sale of plastic bottles and bags on site

April 11, 2017

“Walking the talk” Working together on behalf of the environment, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Lancer Catering eliminated... Read More
Washed Ashore exhibit opens April 22

April 10, 2017

Steve the Weedy Sea Dragon to make his world debut at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. His snout is covered with bottle caps. His long, gr... Read More
Have a brew, support the zoo

April 10, 2017

Sample a taste of summer and see Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in an unforgettable light, courtesy of a new event sponsored by the Zoo Society.... Read More
Thousands of volunteers anticipated for annual Parks Appreciation Day

April 9, 2017

April 22 event a chance to show love for local parks   Andrea Smith, now president of the Metro Parks Board of Commissioners, remembered pul... Read More

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