Every Thursday in Seattle


Event: Pet Loss Support Group in Seattle  

Time: Every Thursday 5:30 to 6:45 in the conference room

Where:  Seattle Animal Shelter | 2061 15th Ave. W. | Seattle | 98119

Every Thursday in Tacoma

Event: Pet Loss Support Group in Tacoma 

Time: Every Thursday 6:30pm 

Where:  Summit Veterinary Referral Center | 2505 S. 80th Street | Tacoma | 98409

Every Second Saturday of the Month

Event: Pet Loss Support Group in Tacoma and Pierce County

Time: Every second Saturday at 10am | All are welcome and meetings are no charge

Where:  The Humane Society Tacoma & Pierce County | 2608 Center Street | Tacoma | 98409

Now Through Summer


Event: Come peruse the exhibit "Women at Work: Uniforms & Work Wear 1910 through 2010" at the WRV Museum. The stories presented are about how women pursued careers outside the norm and oftentimes dressed to a different standard. Come witness history and see how over time, clothing defined periods and women.

Time: 12pm-4pm

Where: White River Valley Museum | 918 H Street SE | Auburn 98002

Now through end of Summer

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Event: Check out a unique show "Cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints" featuring Northwest Coast art by printmakers over the past 60 years.  

Time: During normal business hours

Where: Tacoma Art Museum | 1701 Pacific Ave | Tacoma 98402

Now through August 12

Event:  Check out this wonderful exhibit featuring Michael Dickter at ZINC Art + Object.

Time: During business hours

WhereZINC Art + Object Gallery | 102 3rd Ave. S. Suite B | Edmonds 98020 

August 12 through 13

Event: Spend the day learning about primates and their unique qualities! This is a fun-filled day with enriching activities.

Time: 9:30am to 6pm

Where: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium | 5400 N. Pearl Street | Tacoma 98407

August 17


Event: Ferns are everywhere and they sure are fun to look at in their coiled glory and see them expand. Check out this fun class at Lakewold Gardens to learn about the variety of ferns and how to care for them. Suggested donation is $10.

Time: 9am to Noon

Where: Lakewold Gardens12317 Gravelly Lk Dr SW | WA 98499

August 18


Event: This is the last opportunity to relax overnight on Owen Beach with fellow outdoor enthusiasts camping under the stars. It's a Bring Your Own Camping Supplies kinda event, but don't worry, at sunrise you'll have a nice hot breakfast waiting for you! Check out the details for this campout here.

Time: 7pm | There is a fee to sign up and guidelines

Where: Point Defiance Park | 5605 Owen Beach Rd | Owen Beach

August 19

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Event: Check out a very fun gathering of all kinds of adorable and adoptable Pit Bulls at Pit Bulls on Parade!. This event promotes an understanding of pit bull type pups and encourages responsible pet ownership. This is a once a year celebration and no need to be shy. All breeds are welcome to attend. There will be an assortment of activities and information available for dog owners as well as pups available for adoption.

Time: 10am til 3pm

Where: Fort Steilacoom Park8717 87th Ave SW | Lakewood 98498

August 19

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Event: One day only! Clear the Shelters Adoption Event! Adopt a forever companion from the Humane Society in Tacoma. They will be open early til late to help animals find their forever family.

Time: 9am til 9pm

Where: Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County | 2608 Center St. | Tacoma 98409

August 19

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Event: Join others tomorrow for a pet parade of "Beauties and Beasts". Feel free to participate in a costume contest that begins at 8:30am. This gathering has been going on in Olympia since 1930 in Heritage Park. It is an opportunity to raise funds and make donations for Concern for Animals.

Time: 8:30am til 2pm

Where: Begins at Heritage Park (330 5th Ave.) and ends at Sylvester Park | 615 Washington St. SE |  Olympia 98501

Now through the Fall


Event: Check out this super cool installation at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Put on by the "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea" exhibit. There are plenty of activities to partake in. Don't miss it!  

Time: During normal business hours

Where: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium | 5400 N. Pearl Street | Tacoma 98407

Tacoma's Farmers Markets

6th Avenue - June through August

Tuesdays from 3-7pm

Broadway - May through October

Thursdays 10am-3pm

Proctor - March through December 17th

Saturdays 9am-2pm

South Tacoma - June through August

Sundays 11am-3pm