Thursday, July 27, 2017 This Week's Paper

Zoobilee Online Auction Is Underway

In advance of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s annual Zoobilee gala fundraiser on July 19, an online auction is now underway to give people a way to contribute in supporting the zoo’s education and conservation efforts, as well as providing for operating costs of PDZA throughout the year.

The auction runs to July 5, when bidding closes at 11:45 p.m.

Visit or go directly to the auction site at Participants will be asked to set up a free account to bid on items. Every item will have a “Win it Now” price if you want to make sure the item is yours.

Featured items:

  • A seven-night stay in Villa 12 at Ocean Oasis in Mexico, located in the Ocean Oasis gated community. This two-bedroom, 2.5 bath villa, community pool and BBQ is within walking distance of Malecon with lots of restaurants and shopping. Ocean Oasis is located in La Paz, Mexico on the baja about 120 miles from Cabo. A great place for relaxing and fishing.

  • Two end-zone tickets to the Seattle Seahawks game vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 22 at Century Link Field. These prime seats are at the south end of the stadium and are in the first row immediately above the executive suites.

  • S'mores with the red wolves. You will get a private party for you and 11 friends to sip on cocoa and cook up some s'mores while having a special experience with the Red wolves at PDZA. Red wolves are considered by many to represent North America's greatest conservation success and their stunning exhibit is a great place to spend the evening.

  • Seattle Mariners game day package. Two tickets to the Monday, to the Aug 26 Mariners game at 7:10 p.m. Includes a parking pass and $8 in concessions for each ticket. Terrace Club seating is in Section 236, Row 4, seats 1 and 2. This package also includes a $50 gift card to enjoy FX McRory's Steak Chop and Oyster House.

Tickets for the Zoobilee grand raffle are also on sale. Grand prize is a 10-day luxury cruise for two aboard Holland America Cruise LineTickets are only $10. For more information about raffle tickets call (253) 404-3657.