March 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.

 

Mar 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.

 

Mar 1-4   (425) 687-8585

WIAA Hardwood Classic Basketball

Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St, Tacoma

Call for additional information.

 

Mar 2   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce General Membership Luncheon

Great American Casino/Broadway Joe's

11:30am. Learn about Chamber programs and marketing opportunities.  Enjoy educational and informative speakers.  Great networking opportunity.  Reservations required.  $20 members pre-paid, $30 at door.  $35 non-members.

 

Mar 2-5   (866) 554-8559

Sewing & Stitchery Expo

Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup

Thurs-Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 8am-4pm.  The Sewing and Stichery Expo is the largest consumer sewing show in America.  Joanne Ross, Expo Director, says, "Sew Expo has something for every sewing enthusiast--with more than 100 seminars daily, hands-on workshops, a variety of style shows, and 400+ booths exhibiting the latest fabrics, tools and supplies."  There will guests from every State, Canada, Australia and Europe.  Call for admission prices.

 

Mar 3-5   (800) 374-6463

Tacoma Remodeling Expo

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, Exhibition Hall, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma

Fri 12-7pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm.  As Tacoma’s one-stop remodeling expo, you’ll connect with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced remodeling and building experts in the region. $3 adults, children under 18 free.

 

Mar 4   (253) 591-5172

Annual South Sound Sustainability Expo

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma

This free public event connects local residents and business owners with services, products, companies, and agencies that address sustainability needs in our community. Participants learn about transportation choices, green construction, energy conservation, reuse and recycling, solar energy, local food and gardening, and cost-effective sustainability practices.

 

Mar 4   (253) 383-3900

Asia Pacific Cultural Center Taste of Asia with Tea

4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma

11am.  Featuring Indonesia.  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.

 

Mar 4   (253) 343-4868

Hoops 4 Heroes "Solders Vs. First Responders"

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood

12pm.  Raffle & concessios available.  Proceeds will benefit the DuPont-Steilacoom Subchampter of AUSA.  Donations accepted at door.

 

Mar 7   (253) 582-9400

Lakewood Chamber Government Relations

Great American Casino, 10117 South Tacoma Way, Lakewood

7:30-9am.  Join us to meet with elected officials who are invited to attend this casual roundtable discussion ~ get up-to-date information about what is happening in our community and state so you can take away what impacts your bottom line.

 

Mar 7   (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 morethan 113,000 jobs across Washington state.  Reservations required.

 

Mar 9-12   (253) 756-2121

31st Annual Puget Sound Boat Show

2727 E "D" St, Tacoma

Thurs-Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm.Each year hundreds of boats are moved into the Tacoma Dome, including sailboats, sport boats, wakeboard boats, pleasure craft, fishing boats, off-shore vessels, and personal watercraft – all inside 150,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space – so don’t worry about the rain!  $12 adults.  Free to children 12 & under.

 

Mar 11   (253) 964-8121

City of DuPont  Annual Shamrock Walk

1401 Palisade Blvd, DuPont

10am-12:30pm.

$5.50 Kids 17 and under, $9.00 Adults, $27.25 per family

 

Mar 11   (253) 301-1321

St. Paddy's Day 5K-10k-Half-Marathon

815 Pacific Ave, Tacoma

8:00 a.m..  5k/10k half marathon; kid's 1k.

 

Mar 11   (253) 564-1623

West Pierce Fire & Rescue First Aid & CPR Class

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.

 

Mar 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.

 

Mar 16   (253) 584-4016

Lakewold Gardens "Alpine and Rock Gardening in the Northwest - Learn in the Garden"

12317 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood

9am-12pm. Truls Jensen, co-owner of Wild Ginger Farms- a specialty farm in Bevercreek, OR, will present examples of mountain plants from the Pacific Northwest.  He will talk about their growing requirements In our gardens and discuss how methods for growing these plants can improve our ability to grow other types of plants as well.  Please contact Cora Wells at cwells@lakewoldgardens.org or call 253-584-4106 ext 106 for more information or to register for the workshop.   $10/person.

 

Mar 17-19   (310) 216-5855

Move Productions

Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma

MOVE Productions is an exciting dance event that aims at creating a fun atmosphere for dancers of all backgrounds.

 

Mar 18   (360) 832-6117

Scout Discount Day at Northwest Trek

11610 Trek Dr E, Eatonville

9:30am. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Camp Fire Kids, and up to four of their non-scout guests can enjoy the park  for a discounted admission of $12 per person.

 

Mar 19   (253) 582-5838

Historic Fort Steilacoom "The Pig War"

Quarters 2, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd SW,  Lakewood

2pm.  During a tense period in U.S.-Great Britain relations, the shooting of a wayward pig on San Juan Island nearly touched off a war. Historian Erich Ebel explores this curious event in Washington State history, including the role Fort Steilacoom played.  Donations accepted.

 

Mar 24-25   (253) 588-8495

Friends of Lakewood Library Book Sale

Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire SW, Lakewood

Fri-Sat 10am-4:30pm.  If you are looking for a variety of materials for all ages and interests including hardback and paperback fiction and non-fiction, children's books, computer and business, cookbooks, anthropology, poetry, sports, pet care, mysteries, family and parenting, health and fitness, fantasy, interior design, literature, audio books, DVDs, CDs and LP records, games, puzzles and much more, then make plans to browse the Fall Book Sales at Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Road S.W. in Lakewood. As a bonus, the more than 35,000 books are shelved, categorized and re-stocked.

 

Mar 25   (253) 305-1022

Mud Run

Swan Creek Park, E 44th St & T, Tacoma

10am.  11:30am. 

The Mud Run is a family friendly 2-mile event that takes participants off the city streets and sidewalks and onto local trails.  $40/person.

 

Mar 25   (253) 964-6613

Pierce Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner "50th Anniversary Dinner"

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

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

 

Mar 31-Apr 2   (503) 252-8300

Gem Faire

Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup

Fri 12-6pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Gems, jewelry, crystals, beads, fossils, & minerals. $7/person.  Children under 11 free.