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NATIONAL BEER DAY

On April 7 the Harmon Taproom will be hosting an all day event celebrating National Beer Day. Festivities will include door prizes and giveaways, cool/crazy/interesting hat contest, $3 pints all day, a special food menu, the debut of the Taproom’s spring seasonal brew Rajahs Royal IPA on draft and on cask, along with Brown’s Point ESB on the Randall device with centennial hops and oak wood chips. The brewers will be on hand for a meet & greet from noon to 3 p.m. and to cap off the evening there will be live music in the newly opened Taproom Underground from 9 p.m. to midnight with Bodybox, Jupiter Order and Resdeus. The Harmon Taproom is located at 204 St. Helens Ave.

CULT MOVIES

It was just three short years ago that a gaggle of bloodthirsty film buffs gathered to watch movies so bad that they just had to share them. Since then, the Tacoma Cult Movie Club has screened movies with flesh eating plants, Satanic cults, zombie strippers, bikers gone wrong and women in prison – lots of women in prison. Well, TCMC is hosting its third anniversary with a potluck and triple feature at the Acme Grub Cage starting at 4 p.m. on April 8. The movies will be the “best movies that were overlooked” from this year. Admission and popcorn are free, but raffle tickets will be available for purchase to fund the cause.

DAFFODIL MUSIC FESTIVAL

Enjoy a slate of excellent music makers at the Daffodil Music Festival, April 14 at 6 p.m. at Puyallup Elks Lodge Grand Ballroom, 314 27th St. N.E. in Puyallup. Performing: Roman Holiday, Roswell, Mr. Von, Small Town Boys and The Mark Mauldin Band. Tickets are $8 advance from http://www.brownpapertickets.com and $10 at the door. Sponsored in part by Mauldin Entertainmanet, Maurice the Fish Records, White River Recording Studio and the Puyallup Elks.

LUNCH AT NATIVE QUEST

The Native Quest Cafe at 2354 Jefferson Ave. is now open for lunch and early dinner. Choose among various buffalo, salmon or turkey sandwiches, soups and salads. Don't forget dessert with Blue Corn Cookies, brownies, pie or other taste treats as available. Or, end your workweek with Frybread Fryday, every Friday between noon and 6 p.m. Enjoy delicious Comanche-style frybread available by the piece, as a side instead of the café’s delicious cornbread, or as an Indian Taco (call in advance for availability at (253) 627-8033).

COMMUNITY ART DAY

Visit Tacoma Art Place between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 7 for Community Art Day, featuring free workshops, demonstrations, family fun and more. Raffle tickets will be on sale for $10 each, for prizes worth more than $1,000. Tacoma Art Place is located at 1116 S. 11th St. Info: http://www.tacomaartplace.org.

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