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

Oct. 13, 14, 28

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Event:  Kayak around Ketron Island for a fun time as well as spotting harbor porpoises with Kayak Nisqually: Puget Sound Adventures. This will be an educational experience as well. 

Time: 11to 4:30pm

Where: Steilacoom Ferry Landing | 56 Union Ave. | Steilacoom 98388

Oct. 14

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Event: Check out "SeaCompression" - a fun, artsy, cool, ambient event in downtown Burien. This area will be transformed to delight its participants. Don't miss this memorable event!

Time: 4pm til 12am

Where: Burien City Center | SW 151st Street | Burien 98166

Oct. 14

Event:  Nisqually Reach Nature Center is currently looking for volunteers to be part of their nature center and are hosting a training event. Volunteers will support staff during the hours they are open to the public.

Time: 12 to 2pm

Where: Nisqually Reach Nature Center | 4949 D’Milluhr Drive NE | Olympia 98516

Oct. 14

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Event: October Poulsbo 2nd Saturday Art Walk.

Time: 5-8pm

Where: Historic Downtown Poulsbo | Front Street | Poulsbo 98370

Oct. 14-15

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Event: Zoo Boo! Visit the zoo and wear your most amazing costume and celebrate Halloween with your favorite creatures while they enjoy pumpkins galore.  There will be lots of activities to check out.

Time: 10am til 4pm

Where: Point Defiance5400 N. Pearl St. | Tacoma 98407

Oct. 15

Event: Try out for the next CityDog Magazine Dog Cover Model Search! 

Time: 1-3pm | $5 Entry Fee

Where: Maryhill Winery Terrace | 9774 WA-14 | Goldendale 98620

Oct. 15

Event:  Be part of the solution in your neighborhood and learn about Trap, Spay/ Neuter and return programs for community cats. 

Time: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Where: Snohomish Library | 311 Maple Ave | Snohomish 98290

Oct. 21

Event: Have a blast with your pooch at Cannon Beach in support of the Clatsop County Animal Shelter. All funds for the "Annual Dog Show at the Beach" raised go to support them.

Time:  Resistration begins at 9am | $10 fee | 10 to 2:30pm

Where: The Surfsand Resort148 West Gower | Cannon Beach 97110

Oct. 21

Black Cat Fun Run

Event: Sign up for a kids, 2.5 or 5 mile run for an early Halloween event, "Black Cat" at Point Defiance. Enjoy dressing up in your best costume and being playful this evening!

Time:  7pm

Where: Point Defiance Park | 5400 N Pearl St. | Tacoma

Oct. 22

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Event: How much do you love your pet? Show it on canvas! Have fun taking a class on learning how to paint your pooch.

Time: 2 to 5pm

Where: Uncorked Canvas | 711 Saint Helens Ave, Ste 202 | Tacoma | 98402

Oct. 23 

Event: Join us and meet Dave Bloomfield a.k.a. Starheadboy! He has super fun animal art <3

Time: 5-7pm 

Where: Right here at Met Vet!

Oct. 23 

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Event: Check out Northwest Trek's pumpkin fest! Animals go crazy for them this time of year. Have fun watching wildlife consume this hearty food and play.

Time: 9:30to 4pm

Where: Northwest Trek Wildlife Park | 11610 Trek Drive East | Eatonville | 98328 

Nov. 26

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Event: Love a Pittie! Join locals in a fun evening from pet adoption to auction to comedy for a great cause for "Stand Up for Pits".

Time:  4 to 10pm

Where: Tacoma Comedy Club | 933 Market St, Tacoma, Washington 98402

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