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The Ruston Way waterfront: Tacoma’s front yard

October 4, 2018

Upcoming public workshop, open house to focus on its future   Few places in Tacoma are more popular than the Ruston Way waterfront. The rec... Read More
On Oct. 20, celebrate Eastside and its new community center

September 26, 2018

We imagined it. Now let’s celebrate it!   What better way to mark the opening of the landmark, 55,000-square-foot Eastside Community C... Read More
Escape room at Fort Nisqually wins state history award

September 20, 2018

"Trapped: Escape Fort Nisqually” begins its third, three-month season in January   It’s one thing to observe historical int... Read More
Ballet teacher lives to dance

September 13, 2018

Inspired by ballet in childhood, Janis Robinson didn’t learn it until later If you happen to pop in to one of instructor Janis Robinson&r... Read More
Hammerheads, rays and turtles ... Pacific Seas Aquarium is open!

September 13, 2018

A message from Park Board Commissioner Erik Hanberg Last week, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium opened a wonderful new community asset that the... Read More
Metro Parks Today: Sept. 2018

September 13, 2018

News & Notes The big news this month in Metro Parks Today is the Sept. 7 opening of Pacific Seas Aquarium. You can see photos in Commiss... Read More
Harvest Home event celebrates Fort Nisqually’s agricultural history

September 4, 2018

Celebrate the end of summer with a traditional 19th century Harvest Home, a daylong event on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Fort Nisqually Living History Mu... Read More
Metro Parks launches program to develop future lifeguards

September 1, 2018

Guard Start, a pilot program, launched to develop proficient swimmers You can never hire enough lifeguards. What is a truism among pool operat... Read More
Second park ranger joins visitor services team

September 1, 2018

Addition expands services to Point Defiance Park visitors; reach eventually to extend to Ruston Way A second park ranger and trails expert has b... Read More
Meet Eastside Community Center's leadership team

September 1, 2018

Ben Foster, Sheryl Blessing and Lori Esquibel are gearing up for the center’s fall opening Ben Foster, Eastside Community Center Super... Read More

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