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If you like Swan Creek Park, you’re invited to share your ideas to improve it

June 21, 2018

Dog park, picnic shelter, ropes course, traffic garden, plus added parking among possibilities to be discussed in public meeting July 12   A... Read More
Homespun Happy Hour takes DIY back in time

June 19, 2018

Join Fort Nisqually this summer for three evenings of "make and take" 19th century crafts alongside beer, wine and cocktails.   Ho... Read More
Swim Into Summer!

June 18, 2018

Tacoma’s two outdoor pools, Kandle and Stewart Heights, open June 18, 2018. Kandle Pool, located in Tacoma’s north end, is not j... Read More
Metro Parks Today: June 2018

June 15, 2018

If you have a time machine handy, spin it back to 2015. Now take a look outside. OK. Good: It’s a bright, clear day. You’re in P... Read More
Keep wildlife wild! Illegal wildlife feeding, speeding about to get renewed attention in Point Defiance Park

June 14, 2018

At Metro Parks’ request, Tacoma police to increase patrols and ticketing now through September   Metro Parks Tacoma has contracted wit... Read More
Metro Parks Tacoma aims to link people, parks

June 13, 2018

A message from Park Board Commissioner Aaron Pointer What’s the easiest, least expensive way to get a little exercise? Just open the do... Read More
Pacific Seas Aquarium to open Sept. 7 at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

June 13, 2018

Imagine feeling immersed in ocean waters while hammerhead sharks and eagle rays glide overhead. Majestic sea turtles placidly swim with schools of... Read More
Come and see Superstar Penguin Dads - and get a bargain - on Half-Price Dads' Day at Point Defiance Zoo

June 13, 2018

Take two superstar dads. Add in four (yes, four!)  adorable Magellanic penguin chicks. Then think about an entire day of family fun, animal-wa... Read More
Tacoma Nature Center nurtures future environmental stewards

June 13, 2018

Drivers passing through the intersection of busy south 19th and Tyler streets near Cheney Stadium can be forgiven if they overlook Tacoma Nature Ce... Read More
Parking next to Point Defiance boat launch on track to partially open June 15

June 12, 2018

Point Defiance Elementary School’s free boater parking goes to 7 days a week beginning June 16; extra parking comes as season gets underway... Read More

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