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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 This Week's Paper
Tuesday, Feb. 21
Denise MacDonald Art Show - 9:00 am
Steilacoom Community Center, 2301 S Worthington St., Steilacoom, WA
Enjoy an art show by award-winning artist, Denise MacDonald, (member of Pacific Gallery Artists). Her art will be on display from January 2 through the end of February, 2017 as part of the “Guest Artist Series" hosted by The Town of Steilacoom. The art show is located at the Steilacoom Community Center, 2301 S Worthington St., Steilacoom, WA. Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am – 7:30pm; Friday 9am – 4:30pm, (closed weekends and holidays). 253-581-1076
Steins, Vines & Grinds: Washington’s Story of Beer, Wine & Coffee - 10:00 am
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
The latest exhibit at the Washington State History Museum, Steins, Vines & Grinds, explores the history of three libations that continue to be wildly popular in the Evergreen State. Discover how the passion of beverage industry leaders connected with the unique climate and geography of our state to place Washington at the forefront of the industry. Visitors to Steins, Vines & Grinds will be immersed in the origins of these three beverages in Washington and see a giant-size inflatable Rainier Beer bottle and a bottle of Rainier - unopened - discovered in a sunken ship; a grape press used by Croatian wine makers in Gig Harbor; coffee and beer mugs and wine bottles and glasses ranging back in time; and a mélange of beverage memorabilia and marketing materials that includes posters, neon signs, beer trays, and even a bobblehead brewmaster. Info: http://www.washingtonhistory.org/visit/wshm/exhibits/featured/steinsvinesgrinds/
Alzheimer’s Association Puyallup Caregiver Support Group - 5:00 pm
Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Resource Center, 400 15th Ave SE, Puyallup, WA 98372
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 5:00-6:30 pm, at Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Resource Center, 400 15th Ave SE, Puyallup, WA 98372. For information call Michelle Holden at (253) 224-9208. http://www.alzwa.org
KBTC Black History Month Celebration and Discussion - 6:00 pm
University of Washinton Tacoma William Philip Hall, 1918 Pacific Ave., Tacoma WA
This free community event will feature clips from the PBS documentary, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, to spark conversation and celebration around being Black in America and will include group discussions, performances and resource exhibit.Share thoughts, ideas and how we will continue to rise as a community. Info: https://kbtcrise.eventbrite.com
Argentine Tango lessons, Basics to Intermediate - 7:00 pm
Cultura Event Center, 5602 S Washington St, Tacoma, WA 98409
Learn to dance Argentine Tango in a warm community of tango dancers where professional tango instruction is provided based on the heart of tango, movement and connection with another dancer and wonderful music. For the beginner there are always more advanced dancers to learn with making the journey to good social tango skills quicker and enjoyable. 2 hours of lessons every Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:30, at $10 per evening. For additional information go to http://www.TangoInTacoma.com call ,(253)222-0105 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Info: http://www.tangointacoma.com
The Irish Rovers - 7:30 pm
Kentwood Performing Arts Center, 25800 164th Ave. SE, Covington
In 2017, The Irish Rovers celebrate 50 years of music and one final world tour. These international ambassadors of Irish music consistently charm audiences with their rollicking and rousing performances. On this tour, fans will enjoy a mix of their hits, Jigs and Reels, plus stories from their many years on the road. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors and $15 for youths. Tickets for this and all Spotlight Series performances are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased online at kentarts.com, by calling 253-856-5051 or in person at the Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave. N. Hours for phone and in-person sales are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Info: http://kentarts.com