The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, January 22, 2017 This Week's Paper
Miss University Place seeks sponsors

Ashley Noelle Jackson, aka Miss University Place USA 2013, recently paid a visit to the University Place Care Center, which was hosting a Health Fair. During her visit, Ashley couldn’t resist a cuddle from Peoples Retirement Community’s resident dog Gabe. The duo quickly became friends and posed for pictures. Ashley is home for summer break from Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. where she is studying Theatre Arts. Although Ashley’s passion is advocating for arts in schools for youth, she is taking her role as Miss University Place seriously and representing the city proudly, as evidenced… Read More

The summer round of Tacoma Community College Foundation scholarships opens July 1 and runs through July 21. More than 60 scholarships are available, including the Vicci Martinez Arts Scholarship for Women - Scholarships awarded this summer begin fall quarter 2013.
Available scholarships will be listed in the STARS application system. To apply, students should visit the Scholarship page at and create a STARS login. Applications must be completed by July 21.

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On Tuesday, July 2, the 6th Avenue Farmers Market will be celebrating Independence Day with red, white and blue cookies inspired by fresh produce.
At this kid-friendly event, you can take home your very own edible American flag. Hosted by the Free Range Kitchen, local farms will be donating strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries to decorate some freshly baked cookies courtesy of Gageby Farms. Come and enjoy the day, soak up some sun, relax to live music, and nosh on some food patriotism! The market is open 3-7 p.m. and is located at 6th Avenue and Pine Street.

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The powers that be at the Washington State Fair Events Center inform us that the Tomato Assault event scheduled for July 13 has been canceled.

For those of you scratching your heads right now - like we did, initially – an Amazon Local blurb we found on this thing describes it as “a unique event combining live music with inflatables, a beer garden, great food, a costume contest, and a tomato fight with 40,000 pounds of inedible tomatoes.”

Yep, people… Read More

Zombies need not attend cemetery tour

Have you ever stood in an old cemetery and thought, "How I wish these stones could talk"? The Fort Nisqually Time Travelers, a select group of living history re-enactors, had that same thought. Together with the Tacoma Cemeteries and Tacoma Historical Society they invite you to experience Tacoma's history as it comes to life in a unique, fascinating way at the Fifth Annual Living History Cemetery Tour. Nine historic re-enactors will portray people who had an impact on our history as they share their life stories from their grave sites. This year’s theme “Tacoma’s Icons” gives you the… Read More

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