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Take a Winter Break at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

December 12, 2017

Schools are about to let out for the rest of the year, and the holiday rush is on. We’ve got some great suggestions for memorable times wit... Read More
Guests at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park team up to donate 1,471 pounds of food to people in need

December 10, 2017

Visitors to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park donated a combined 1,471 pounds of food to the Emergency Food Networ... Read More
Recycle your holiday lights!

December 1, 2017

Give the environment a holiday gift; recycle your lights. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is teaming up with Girl Scouts of Western Washington... Read More
Here’s a roundup of Metro Parks Tacoma holiday hours

December 1, 2017

All public parks and open spaces remain open   Metro Parks Tacoma parks will be open during upcoming holidays, but many indoor facilities... Read More
Special exhibit at Fort Nisqually highlights native presence

December 1, 2017

“Tolmie the Ethnographer,” this fall’s special exhibit at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, is the third in a series examinin... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma seeks public comment on 6-year strategic plan

December 1, 2017

Plan would guide creation of healthy opportunities to play, learn and grow   Metro Parks Tacoma welcomes public input on the final draft of... Read More
Sock drive to benefit homeless

December 1, 2017

We've teamed up with Tacoma Rescue Mission to help serve our homeless neighbors. Big blue barrels will be located at our community cente... Read More
BNSF Railway Foundation gives $25,000 to help restore Titlow Park lagoon

November 16, 2017

South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group spearheads effort to improve fish habitat   The BNSF Railway Foundation has donated $25,000 to th... Read More
Experience holiday traditions of yore at Fort Nisqually’s 19th Century Christmas

November 16, 2017

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of modern holidays and experience a real old-fashioned Christmas at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum on... Read More
Metro Parks Today: November 2017

November 10, 2017

News and Notes November may be chilly, but it’s a busy month for Metro Parks. Take a Tacoma Giants tour of tall trees, enjoy a concert... Read More

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