Pierce County Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Pierce County including Tacoma, Puyallup, , Lakewood and beyond.

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Sep
25
Tue
Explore Your World: Copper Chemistry @ Eatonville Pierce County Library
Sep 25 all-day

Learn all about chemical reactions using vinegar to make a tarnished penny bright and shiny again. Best for elementary and middle schoolers. Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Time: 3:30 p.m.

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Sep
26
Wed
2018 Convocation @ University of Washington Tacoma - Prairie Line Trail
Sep 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Mark your calendar for September 26 and join faculty, staff and students for Convocation 2018.
Convocation is a UW Tacoma Tradition that celebrates our new students and returning students as members of the Husky family and kicks off the start of the school year. Meet at the Prairie Line Trail from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. and join us for a free lunch and t-shirt!
If you have questions about Convocation please email eventuwt@uw.edu.

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The Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge: Build a No Wire Circuit @ Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm

Learn about artificial intelligence (AI) technology and apply AI tools to solve problems. The Curiosity Machine Al Family Challenge invites families to learn about AI technology, and apply Al tools to solve problems in their communities. The Curiosity Machine runs the AI Family Challenge, a program of the STEM education nonprofit Iridescent. Registration required at calendar.piercecountylibrary.org/events.

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Sep
27
Thu
Explore Your World: Microscopes @ South Hill Pierce County Library
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm

Get a peek of the microscopic world using scopes and slides. Best for elementary and middle schoolers. Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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Oct
1
Mon
Real Estate Careers Information Session @ Keller Williams Puyallup
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing Broker at Keller Williams Realty, Puyallup, this 1-hour information session is a great orientation to the possibilities real estate offers, as well as an opportunity to get your burning questions answered. Whether you’re considering a career change, or whether you’re a licensed agent, this event is for you. Please note that RSVPs are required for this event. To register, please email Rebecca at rebeccad@kw.com. We’ll reserve a spot for you and provide you with event details. Hope to see you soon!

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Oct
2
Tue
Real Estate Careers Information Session @ Keller Williams Puyallup
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing Broker at Keller Williams Realty, Puyallup, this 1-hour information session is a great orientation to the possibilities real estate offers, as well as an opportunity to get your burning questions answered. Whether you’re considering a career change, or whether you’re a licensed agent, this event is for you. Please note that RSVPs are required for this event. To register, please email Rebecca at rebeccad@kw.com. We’ll reserve a spot for you and provide you with event details. Hope to see you soon!

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Oct
4
Thu
Designing for Youth @ Carwein Auditorium, UWT
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

An annual three-part urban design lecture series in downtown Tacoma hosted by Conversations Regarding Tacoma. Join us as we hear from guest speakers and local Tacomans on this year’s topic “Designing for Youth”. Each event is free. Time is set aside for lively discussions, Q&A, and drinks with the speakers at local bars after.

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Oct
11
Thu
Exceptional Families Network Parent Workshop @ Children's Museum of Tacoma
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Returning October, Second Thursdays (October 11, November 8, December 13)
Description: The Children’s Museum of Tacoma, together with the Exceptional Families Network’s support group and SPECIAL Families of Pierce County, hosts a monthly evening program for families with children who have special needs.
Registration information: Advance registration through SPECIAL Families of Pierce County is required for admission of all children into the museum on workshop nights. Parents will need to complete an online intake form for each child they plan to bring. To request an intake form and register your child, please contact SPECIAL Families of Pierce County at specialfamiliestacoma@gmail.com.
Cost: Pay as you Will

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Oct
16
Tue
Robots for Kids! @ DuPont Pierce County Library
Oct 16 @ 3:30 pm

Play with Ozobots and Bee-Bots—robots designed for kids. Draw a map and find out if the robots can follow it. Recommended for ages 4 to 8; under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Oct
17
Wed
Compassion Fatigue; the Consquences of Caring @ STAR Center
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Caring too much can hurt. Your utmost priority is to take care of others, but what about yourself?

When we focus on loved ones we often start to feel burn-out. Apathy, isolation, bottled up emotions and substance abuse head a long list of symptoms associated with the secondary traumatic stress disorder now labeled: Compassion Fatigue.

While the effects of Compassion Fatigue can cause pain and suffering, learning to recognize and manage its symptoms is the first step toward healing. Join Lisa Doyle; RN, BSN, CMC as she breaks down the signs and how to combat Compassion Fatigue.

9:00-10:00am | 10:15-11:15am | 11:30 – 12:30pm | 1:00-2:00pm | 2:15-3:15pm | 3:30-4:30pm

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