February 2017

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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information listed. 
However, the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce assumes no responsibility for omissions, errors or changes  in  the material. 
We encourage you to confirm any item of interest with the event promoter.

 

Dec 26-Feb 24   (253) 383-3900

Asia Pacific Cultural Center Artists Show

4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma

Featuring artist Soojeong (Crystal) Shin.  Call for additional information.

 

Feb 1  (877) 24-BLOOD.

Lakewood Community Blood Drive at Big Lots

5401 100th St SW, Lakewood

1:30-5pm.  Give Blood Save Lives!  For 70 years, Cascade Regional Blood Services has provided blood for patients at hospitals in Pierce and South King Counties.  Before you donate, be sure to eat well and drink plenty of non-caffeinated beverages. Bring photo ID.

 

Feb 2   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Annual Chili Cook-Off

McGavick Conference Center, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood

11:30am.  Fundraiser for school scholarships.  Reservations required.  $20 members pre-paid, $30 at door.

 

Feb 2-4   (425) 687-8585

WIAA Girls Bowling

Narrows Plaza Bowl, 2200 Mildred St W, Tacoma

Call for additional information.

 

Feb 4   (253) 383-3900

Asia Pacific Cultural Center Taste of Asia with Tea

4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma

11am.  Featuring China.  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. Plus an addition of a Tea experience from that country.  $20/member.  $25/non-member.

 

Feb 4   (253) 279-9777

Caring For Kids "Happy Hearts Dinner Auction"

McGavick Conference Center, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood

5pm.  Caring for Kids is there for our kids and we are asking you to be there to support our major fundraiser. We are also asking for your support with donations of live and silent auction items plus sponsors. Remember we are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization helping thousands of kids in need each year.  $40/person.

 

Feb 11   (253) 376-5737

5th Annual Run/Walk 4 The Heart Challenge Benefit

Fort Steilacoom Park, Main Picnic Area, Lakewood

Distances are 1Mile Youth, 5 and 10k trail run and/or walk, in Lakewood, Washinton. Benefactors are community local disabled and homeless veterans and local food banks.  Register Online: www.signmeup.com.

 

Feb 11   (253) 383-3900

Asia Pacific 19th Annual New Year Celebration "Guam"

Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall, 2727 E "D" St, Tacoma

11am-6pm.  Family event featuring over 70 booths of cultural arts, retail booth, games, crafts, food and drinks and live entertainment.  Free admission.

 

Feb 11   (253) 582-5838

Historic Fort Steilacoom "Valentine Tea"

Quarters 2, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood

2pm. Tea and cakes will be served. There will be entertainment and also a "Fancy Fair" silent auction. Ladies of the Fort will be in period dress. Come wearing your own period fashion if you wish. $15/person.  Reservations required.

 

Feb 11   (253) 564-1623

West Pierce Fire & Rescue First Aid & CPR Course

Station 20, 10928 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood

9am-5pm.  A basic First Aid & CPR course. The course is subject to cancellation if the class minimum of 4 people is not met. One person, adult, child and infant CPR with airway management, first aid for choking, control of bleeding, splinting, bandaging, first aid for burns, sprains, strains, poison control, and other first aid procedures are covered. $40/person.  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

 

Feb 11-12   (253) 591-5337

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium "Love at the Zoo"

5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma

10am-4pm.   Feel the love as Zoo animals enjoy special heart-shaped treats and enrichments!

 

Feb 13   (253) 383-9463

Port of Tacoma’s Free Bus Tour

3600 Port of Tacoma Rd, Tacoma

2-3:30pm.   Join us for free, guided bus tour of the Port and learn how our operations are connected to more than 113,000 jobs across Washington State.  Reservations required.

 

Feb 15   (877) 24-BLOOD.

Lakewood Community Blood Drive at Big Lots

5401 100th St SW, Lakewood

1:30-5pm.  Give Blood Save Lives!  For 70 years, Cascade Regional Blood Services has provided blood for patients at hospitals in Pierce and South King Counties.  Before you donate, be sure to eat well and drink plenty of non-caffeinated beverages. Bring photo ID.

 

Feb 15   (253) 964-6613

Pierce Raiders Men’s and Women’s Basketball vs. South Puget Sound

Ft. Steilacoom Campus, Health Education Center, 9401 Farwest Dr. SW, Lakewood

6:00 (women) and 8:00 (men). Lakewood Night.  We want to celebrate our community. Anyone with an ID card from Lakewood, Dupont, or Steilacoom admitted for free.

 

Feb 17-18   (425) 687-8585

WIAA Boys Swimming and Diving

King County Aquatic Center, 650 SW Campus Dr, Federal Way

Call for additional information.

 

Feb 17-18   (425) 687-8585

WIAA Gymnastics

Tacoma Dome, 2727 E D St, Tacoma

Call for additional information.

 

Feb 17-18   (425) 687-8585

WIAA Matt Classic Wrestling

Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St, Tacoma

Call for additional information.

 

Feb 17-Mar 12   (253) 588-0042

Lakewood Playhouse "Doubt: A Parable"

5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd SW, Lakewood

All the elements come invigoratingly together like clockwork in John Patrick Shanley's provocative play, DOUBT, a gripping story of suspicion cast on a priest's behavior that is less about scandal than about fascinatingly nuanced questions of moral certainty.

 

Feb 18   (253) 964-6613

Pierce Foundation hosts the Raider Baseball Dinner Auction

Ft. Steilacoom Campus, Health Education Center, 9401 Farwest Dr. SW, Lakewood

Tickets available here:  www.pierce.ctc.edu/studentlife/tickets  $40/person.

 

Feb 18-20   (360) 832-6117

Kids 'n' Critters at Northwest Trek

11610 Trek Dr E, Eatonville

11am-3pm. Join a kid-friendly, 30-minute Discovery Tram Tour to spy on moose, bison, elk, and other herd animals roaming freely through a 435-acre natural habitat. Up to four children, ages 12 and younger, will receive free admission with every full-paying adult or senior.

 

Feb 19   (360) 920-0383

WSWA Folkstyle Championships

Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St, Tacoma

Call for additional information.

 

Feb 24   (253) 682-9264

The People's Gathering - A Revolution of Consciousness

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma

8am-4:30pm.  A professional and student development conference. $250/profesional, $125/student.

 

Feb 25   (206) 362-4949

2017 Polar Plunge

5605 N Owen Beach Rd, Tacoma

This winter, take your support of Special Olympics to new depths by signing up for one of the coolest events of the 2017. Whether you’re looking to dip your toes or make a big splash, you’ll be a true Below Zero Hero in the lives of the Special Olympic Athletes you’ll be supporting!  Challenge yourself for charity and join us in Freezin’ for a Reason.  Pledge. Plunge. Party. You only need to raise $75 to plunge. That’s it. But why stop there? Every dollar raised, whether $75, $150, $500, or $1000, makes a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities right here in Washington. And that’s a really cool thing.

 

Feb 25   (253) 983-7758

City of Lakewood Boots ‘N Bling Father Daughter Dance

McGavick Conference Center, Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood

6-8pm.  Music by a professional DJ, snacks, and a "glow" booth with props for fun pictures to remember the traditional dance. Dress for the spirit of the event in your favorite western/country clothing.  Visit www.cityoflakewood.us/parks-and-recreation/special-events for more information.  $25/couple, $10/additional daughter.