Tuesday, December 06, 2016 This Week's Paper
Tuesday, Dec. 6
Washington State Fairground, Pavilion - Enter at Gold Gate
Creative, colorful and cool! The festival features wide variety of supplies, notions, patterns and techniques in the areas of sewing, quilting, needle-arts, stenciling, embossing, crystals, fabric crafts and more! Many booths will feature innovative products that are brand new to the market. Whether this is your first time at the festival or you've been a long-time loyal attendee, you won't want to miss this year's event. Come out and visit with your friends and you'll be able to see, try and buy all those supplies to make your projects even better! Info:
Santa Photos at Tacoma Mall - 10:00 am
Tacoma Mall, 4502 S Steele St., Tacoma, WA 98409
It's time for holiday photos with Santa. Santa will be available for photos at Tacoma Mall from November 4 to December 24. Santa is waiting, so come share your wish list! Info:
Rainier League of Arts Juried Art Show, Art Oberfest - 11:00 am
Puyallup Activity Center, Premier Gallery, 210 W. Pioneer, Puyallup WA
Rainier League of Arts Juried Art Show, "Art Oberfest" is being held at Premier Gallery located at the Puyallup Activity Center 210 W. Pioneer, Puayllup, WA 98371 from Oct. 4-December 6,m 2016. The show will depict the various mediums and styles of Rainier League of Arts' artists. Show is open 8AM-5PM daily Monday - Friday. Reception and meet the artists will be Nov. 3, 2016 6PM-7:30PM. For further information contact, Glenda Wiffler at 23-926-0329. Info:
Successful Senior Saints - 11:30 am
Pacific Christian Center, 3211 112th Street E Tacoma, WA 98446
All Saints age 55 & up join us for this special Bible Study! A time of fellowship with caring individuals, including prayer and refreshments. Info:
ZOOLIGHTS 2016 - 5:00 pm
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma, WA
Hearts are aglow during the holidays – and so are the nights at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash., where animals, local landmarks and lush landscapes spring to life nightly in more than 600,000 crisply colorful LEDs. Over here is a walrus, shimmering in the darkness, complete with its long tusks. Over there hammerhead sharks and sea turtles, brought to life as tree ornaments, shine in a sea of trees. Elsewhere, a Sumatran tiger cub, chases an elusive butterfly. Down yonder, the green-and purple Flame Tree shines with more than 30,000 LEDs. All around the Zoo, light and color fuse into a landscape of whimsical animal scenes, iconic endangered animals, and local landmarks guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of visitors from 1 to 100.
Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park - 5:30 pm
Spanaway Park, 14905 Gus G. Bresemann Rd. S., Spanaway
The largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest, featuring nearly 300 elaborate displays and thousands of sparkling lights.. Price: $14/vehicle; $45/bus with 25 or more passenger capacity. Info: (253) 798-4177
Ukulele Sing-a-long Circus - 6:00 pm
Studio 6 Ballroom, 2608 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
First Tuesday of every month at Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios bring your uke, voice, another instrument, or just hands or toes for tappin! Just $8 for 2 hours 6-8p, guided jam with song lists available ahead or at the door plus opportunities to show off what you've been working on with a solo! Info:
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 call ,(253)222-0105 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Info:
Wine & Song Benefit: Songs of Love & Longing - 7:00 pm
Connelly Law Offices, 2301 N 30th St., Old Town Tacoma
Wine & Song Benefit: Songs of Love & Longing: featuring Janeanne Houston, soprano; Jim Brown, tenor; Oksana Ezhokina, piano. Performing music of Mozart, Beethoven, Faure, Duparc. Tickets available for purchase at Bayview Optical, 2217 N 30th Street, Suite 106. $25 includes a reception of finger foods & wines by Ginkgo Forest Winery. This evening is a community gathering to celebrate and support the Classical Tuesdays in Old Town series of free music events. All ages welcome. Info:
Jazz Combo Class with Kareem Kandi - 7:30 pm
Ted Brown Music, 6228 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma,WA
Learn jazz theory, Improv and Performance Technique. The Jam is every Tuesday from 7:30 - 8:30pm at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma. To register, contact Stephanie at 253.272.3211. This class is geared towards High School age. Must know how to sight read and know scales. Any instrument is welcome. Fee is $80 per month (100% of fee goes to Ted Brown Music Outreach, a non-profit organization supporting youth music. Info: