Community Events Calendar

Mar
30
Thu
History Happy Hour at Three Magnets in Olympia
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm

History Happy Hour at Three Magnets in Olympia

March 30, 7pm

Three Magnets Brewing Co

600 Franklin Street SE #105, Olympia

253.272.9747 | washingtonhistory.org

Come join at the Three Magnets taproom and eatery for a spirited sports-themed trivia contest. Come on down and bring your Washington sports trivia knowledge.

Murder for Two
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm

Murder for Two

March 25-June 11

ACT — A Contemporary Theatre in the Falls Theatre

700 Union Street, Seattle

206.625.1900 | acttheatre.org

A zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, Murder for Two is a whirlwind 90-minute whodunit that’s loaded with killer laughs. Called “ingenious” by The New York Times, this theatrical duet was written by Joe Kinosian and Washington native Kellen Blair and was an Off-Broadway hit. Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, murder and mayhem.

Mar
31
Fri
TAM Local: Washington State School for the Blind
Mar 31 all-day

TAM Local: Washington State School for the Blind

Now – March 31

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma

253.272.4258 | tacomaartmuseum.org

Students from across the state attend this residential school in Vancouver, Washington. The art on view showcases high school and middle school work. Often, people are surprised that blind people have any interest in producing visual art! Visitors to this exhibition will understand that this is a misperception; many students at this school see with their hands. Come and be surprised by the wonderful art these students have created mediums including clay, papier-mâché, paint, paper, wire, and glass. The artwork is not only meant to be viewed but also explored through touch. TAM Local is in the Cheney Classroom on the top floor.

 

The Beauty of a Shared Passion: Highlights from the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection
Mar 31 – Apr 1 all-day

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October 9- April 23

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma

253.272.4258 | tacomaartmuseum.org

This preview exhibition features a selection of major works from the recent promised gift of the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection. The exhibition will include approximately 60 works with paintings, sculpture and studio art glass.

 

 

Seattle Center Whirligig
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Seattle Center Whirligig

March 31-April 16, 11am-6pm

Seattle Center Armory

305 Harrison St, Seattle

206 684.7200 | seattlecenter.com

Step inside Seattle Center Armory, transformed into a lively, colorful hub of child-sized entertainment called Seattle Center Whirligig!, and you’ll find a variety of inflatable rides, balloon artists, face painters and caricaturists. Throw in an assortment of Student Showcases and fresh, delicious, local foods from Armory eateries, and you’ll have the perfect formula for free and affordable, non-stop fun.

Lila Downs
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm

Lila Downs

March 31, 7:30pm

Pantages Theater

901 Broadway, Tacoma

253.591.5894 | broadwaycenter.org

Multi Grammy Award winner Lila Downs will captivate and inspire with her soaring vocals, around which she mixes a mélange of traditional Mexican music, Latin American hip-hop, jazz, blues, and klezmer influences. Lila Downs’ passionate music reflects her activism, especially with regards to Latin America’s indigenous peoples, and her compositions are often striking commentaries on social conditions. Her latest album, Balas Y Chocolate, won a Latin Grammy and was featured in The Sunday Times as one of their 100 Best Records of The Year.

 

Apr
1
Sat
Taste of Asia
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am

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Taste of Asia

First Saturday of Each Month

Asian Pacific Cultural Center

asiapacificculturalcenter.org

Join us for a fun and tasty culinary journey of Asia and the Pacific Islands.  Learn to cook traditional foods from the many featured countries.

Led by chefs that will take you through the steps in perfecting your dish, which you can make for your family or friends.

 

 February 6th – Taiwan, March 5th – Korean, April 2nd – Hawaii, May 7th – Japan, June 4th – India, July 9th – Thailand, August 6th – China, September 3rd– Mongolia, October 1st – Vietnam, November 5th – Samoa, December 3rd – Philippines.

Tea Experience
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am

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Tea Experience

Every 1st Saturday of the Month, 10am

Asia Pacific Cultural Center

4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma

253.383.3900 | asiapacificculturalcenter.org

The Chinese have enjoyed tea for millennia. Scholars hailed the brew as a cure for a variety of ailments; the nobility considered tea consumption a mark of status and the common people simply enjoyed its flavor. Although Tea drinking started in China; Korea, Japan, India, and other Asia Pacific cultures have their own way of drinking tea.

Spring Fashion Show
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm

Spring Fashion Show

April 1, 1pm

South Hill Mall

3500 S Meridian, Puyallup

253.840.2828 | southhillmall.com

See the hottest Spring 2017 trends strut down the runway featuring South Hill Mall stores!

 

Napoleon Dynamite
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm

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April 1, 2pm & 7pm

Centralia Fox Theatre

123 S Tower Ave, Centralia

360.623.1103 | centraliafoxtheatre.com

Tickets: Single $10 (Members $8) • Family $25 (3-4 persons).