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Sunday, May 01, 2016 This Week's Paper
Umpqua Bank set to give TAM grant

Umpqua Bank, the bank that bought Rainier Bank after it collapsed, has announced Tacoma Art Museum is one of five nonprofits to receive $2,500 for receiving the most votes in the bank's Show Us How You Give photo campaign.

The bank will give a total of $25,000 to five nonprofits and five schools in its region. A check presentation with TAM officials is currently being planned.

Additional Show Us How You Give grantees include Helen Baller Elementary in Camas, Wash.; Playworks in Portland, Ore.; Humboldt County Children's Author Festival in Eureka, Calif.; NeighborWorks Umpqua in… Read More

Clouded leopard cub joins zoo family as string ray exhibit debuts

An endangered clouded leopard gave birth to a healthy cub at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium last week.

Zoological staff members are providing round-the-clock feedings and care for the half-pound cub, said zoo general curator Karen Goodrowe Beck.

“We are delighted with the birth of this cub,” she added. “Clouded leopards are very endangered and every one is a precious addition to the population.”

He is the third litter born to Chai Li (pronounced Chai-lye) and her mate Nah Fun (pronounced Nah-foon).

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Justin Timberlake is headed to Seattle. The pop sensation announced dates for his 20/20 Experience World Tour, which will kick off on Halloween in Montreal, Canada and eventually make its way to Seattle's KeyArena on Jan. 17.

Tickets for the Seattle show will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. May 17, with prices ranging from $45 to $175, plus applicable service charges. But MasterCard cardholders will… Read More

Congratulations go out to Maximilian. He won the Frost Park Chalk Off on Friday with his drawing of the opening scene from "Muppet movie," where Kermit sang his signature "Rainbow Connection".

Here is a link to the other entries.

Max won two tickets to the Sesame Street Live show at the Tacoma Dome this weekend.

The Frost Park Chalk Off is held at noon on Fridays at Ninth and Pacific and is open to the public. Chalk is provided.

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Foss Waterway Seaport museum reopens May 11 with new exhibits

The Foss Waterway Seaport—the Puget Sound's premier maritime heritage, education and event center—announces it is reopening to the public on May 11, after 18 months of closure for construction.

From 11 am to 5 p.m. on May 11, the Seaport will celebrate the start of its summer season with fun family activities like sack races, sea shanty performances, and even cannon fire every hour. Special reduced admission pricing will be offered May 11 and 12 in honor of the opening weekend.

The northern one third of the building… Read More

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