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August Edition: 25 Tacoma Events!

August Edition: 25 Tacoma Events!

It’s August and summer is still singing its song. Join the chorus, hum a harmony, bang a gong, it’s up to you. We’re here with 25 Tacoma events to inspire you to get out and into the world while the sun is still strong. Street fairs, arts fests, homeowner education, history pubs, kid markets, literary shenanigans, volunteering and camping in the great outdoors - you can’t go wrong if you just go.

A Conversation with Kim: Tacoma, Homeownership, Gentrification, & Knowing Your Schools

A Conversation with Kim: Tacoma, Homeownership, Gentrification, & Knowing Your Schools

Kimberly Thomas, M. Ed. grew up in Tacoma, graduated from Lincoln High, and works for equity in education. She has a message for us! Brew a cup of coffee and sit down for a conversation with Kim. We’ll explore gentrification. We’ll talk about Kim’s mixed feelings about homeownership, and - on the lighter side- her favorite places in Tacoma.

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet the Emergency Food Network's Little Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet the Emergency Food Network's Little Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Duggan, Brooks & Books is excited to feature the Emergency Food Network's Little Free Library in Lakewood! Read our interview with Emergency Food Network's CEO Michelle Douglas and find out how you can support the library!

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Julia & the M Street Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Julia & the M Street Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Get all the Duggan, Brooks & Books book drive details, meet Julia and her family’s M Street Little Free Library, and find out how, where, and what you can give to support community, literacy, and neighborhood love in Tacoma!

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Leigh & The Cushman Branch Little Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Leigh & The Cushman Branch Little Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Get all the book drive details, learn what Brooks Dental Studio and Duggan Homes have to do with Little Free Libraries, meet Leigh and her family’s Cushman Branch, and find out how, where, and what you can give to support community, literacy, and neighborhood love in Tacoma!

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Melo & Her Eastside Library

Duggan, Brooks & Books Project: Meet Melo & Her Eastside Library

Sharing Books, Creating Community. Learn what Brooks Dental Studio and Duggan Homes have to do with Little Free Libraries, meet Melo Hogan and her family’s Eastside Community Library, and find out how, where, and what you can give to support community, literacy, and neighborhood love in Tacoma!

South Tacoma Day Trip

South Tacoma Day Trip

You know how we’re always seeing logos and hearing phrases about Tacoma as the “gritty city”? You’ve caught on that Proctor and Stadium aren’t the neighborhoods keeping that nickname around, right? Take a day and explore South Tacoma and the South End where some of that good grit still abides; we’ll help.

Tacoma Bookshops: A 7 Stop Tour of Our City

Tacoma Bookshops: A 7 Stop Tour of Our City

It’s a Tacoma neighborhood tour and independent bookshop crawl all in one (plus tips for where to stop for snacks and drinks along the way)! Support local shops and your need to read.

Second Hand Home: Habitat for Humanity Store

Second Hand Home: Habitat for Humanity Store

If you're into hand-me-downs, one-of-a-kind thrift store finds, saving money, and participating in a force for good in our community, then read on and make a visit to a Habitat for Humanity Store.