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Linnea’s To Reopen West Olympia Boutique

Just a few months after celebrating the fourth anniversary of Linnea’s – (Multicare) Olympia at Capital Medical Center, the unthinkable happened—a global pandemic. Linnea Grantham, boutique owner, recalls receiving the […]

Washington Center for Performing Arts Launches Capital Campaign

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts announced last week at their annual Gala that they will be implementing the first comprehensive capital campaign since construction in 1985. With a […]

LoveOly Summer Fest This Year!

The Olympia Downtown Alliance is pleased to announce that they are launching a downtown street festival in historic Downtown Olympia that includes live music and performances, activities for kids and […]

Jump in the Y’s new pool!

The wait is finally over! The Shelton Family YMCA’s pool opens today Monday, June 28, just in time to beat the heat with a swim.  The swimming pool at the […]

Kent Market: Music, Shopping, and More, This Summer

With summer in full swing, so are our beloved community events, and Kent Station is excited to introduce a new one to the area this year! In partnership with the […]

Lacey in Tune Returning This Summer

Just in time for summer, things are opening back up! We once again can attend beloved events that are often highlights of our year. The City of Lacey Parks, Culture & […]

Raise a Glass with Jacques Pépin

This fall, Saint Martin’s welcomes French cooking legend Jacques Pépin and his daughter, Claudine Pépin, to the Saint Martin’s Gala on November 6, 2021. The Frenchborn, American chef has inspired […]

South Sound Private Schools

Tacoma Annie Wright School827 N Tacoma Ave253.272.2216aw.org Bellarmine Preparatory School2300 S Washington St253.752.7701bellarmineprep.org Charles Wright School7723 Chambers Creek Rd W253.620.8300charleswright.org Life Christian School1717 S Union Ave253.756.5317wherelifehappens.org Puyallup All Saints Elementary […]

YMCA Opens Shelton Branch

What started out over 20 years ago as the vision of volunteers and community members to create positive youth and family activities in Shelton is now a reality. On March […]

Summer Camps of the South Sound

For kids that have been cooped up most of this school year, one way to count down the days until summer is to start planning for summer camp. From hiking […]

First of its Kind: Maritime Heritage Area

When Alexandra Gradwohl and others at the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation received word that the long campaign for a Maritime Washington National Heritage Area had been granted by the […]

CARES Act Funding for Local Students

Many college students already pinch every penny to be able to pay for tuition and living expenses. Pile on the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions, and earning their degree became even […]

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection

The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) proudly brings the national award-winning Kinsey African American Art & History Collection to our community this summer. A unique merging of art and history, the […]

Tacoma Arts Live’s VIVID Fundraiser

Tacoma Arts Live’s annual fundraiser looked a little different this year. The virtual event was attended by 265 virtual attendees. The event focused on the transformative stories about Tacoma Arts […]

Pine Street Plaza Opening This Summer

We all treasure our community, and the main streets or plazas of a beloved town can often be the hub of local businesses, dining, and entertainment. The Centralia Downtown Association, […]

Summer Events in Sumner, WA!

Following a year of event cancelations and housebound only activities, the Sumner Main Street Association is planning a fun filled summer of activities to get you out of the house.  […]

Cascade Christian School Expands

Raising children that are prepared for life is a goal we all aspire to achieve.  At Cascade Christian Schools, it is their mission.  As a private Christian School District with […]

On Our Sleeves® Movement at Shelby’s Sugar Shop

One in five children is living with a serious mental illness that interferes with everyday life. This May, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Shelby’s Sugar Shop™ at The […]

DreamAhead Opportunities for Students

Studies show that students who know they have the college savings available to them are nearly seven times more likely to attend higher education than those who don’t.  Starting a […]

United Way Celebrates 100 Years

Over $350 million dollars has been reinvested in Pierce County since 1921 when the United Way of Pierce County (UWPC) was formed.  Originally known as the Federation of Social Service […]

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