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July 2019

Paddle & Sail Days: Learn to Kayak on the Foss – Session I

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St
Tacoma, WA 98402 US
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Visit the Seaport for a “green” day on the water with amazing paddling experiences right off our dock. PADDLE LESSONS ARE QUITE AN ADVENTURE... KAYAKING IS A GREAT WAY TO GET OUT ON THE WATER... The Seaport will be offering introductory kayaking lessons including quality instruction with experienced instructors and lots of time out on the water (must be aged 10 or over).

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Little Black Dress Bike Ride

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wright Park, Tacoma, Wa, 501 S I St
Tacoma, WA 98405 US
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Join us for this fun, casual ride. This will be a slow, steady, conversational ride to celebrate women on bikes! We will be meeting in Wright Park and riding approximately 5-6 miles with stops in a few bars/restaurants along the way. The first portion of the ride is kid friendly, but the later bars are 21+.

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Tuesday Night Ride from The Broken Spoke

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Spoke Tacoma, 1014 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405 US
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20ish miles, mixed pace (14 mph avg), no-drop ride. Show up to ride or meet us back at the start for good company, food and liquid libations. Helmet and lights required.

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Pierce County Trails Day – S. Tacoma Oak Tree Park Family Walk

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oak Tree Park, S 74th St & S Cedar St
Tacoma, WA 98409 US
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Metro Parks hosts a family friendly trail walk in Oak Tree Park. Meet at the park entrance at S. 74th & Cedar Street. More info on Metro Parks' Trails Day events at: https://www.metroparkstacoma.org/trails-day-chip-in/

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Pierce County Trails Day – Central Tacoma Nature Center Walk

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S Tyler St
Tacoma, WA 98405 US
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Join Metro Parks Tacoma for a family-friendly walk around the trails of the Tacoma Nature Center located at 1919 S Tyler St, Tacoma, WA 98405.

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August 2019

Tiptoe Through the Tidepools

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S Tyler St
Tacoma, WA 98405 US
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Bring your family to explore the beach, learn about tide pool life and have lots of fun during some of the lowest tides of the year. A naturalist will guide low-tide beach exploration. Free! Meet at Titlow Beach. Wear shoes to protect from the rocky beach and bring plenty of water and sunscreen. For more information contact Tacoma Nature Center. Titlow Beach is located at the west end of 6th Avenue in Tacoma, near Steamers Cafe. Titlow Beach, 8425 6th…

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Paddle & Sail Days: Learn to Kayak on the Foss – Session III

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St
Tacoma, WA 98402 US
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Visit the Seaport for a “green” day on the water with amazing paddling experiences right off our dock. PADDLE LESSONS ARE QUITE AN ADVENTURE... KAYAKING IS A GREAT WAY TO GET OUT ON THE WATER... The Seaport will be offering introductory kayaking lessons including quality instruction with experienced instructors and lots of time out on the water (must be aged 10 or over).

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Brigade Encampment

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 North Pearl Street # 11 Point Defiance Park
Tacoma, WA 98407 US
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Travel back to 1855 during one of the largest museum events of the year as living historians set up dozens of tents at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. The event recreates the bustle and excitement of the historic visit of fur traders to the Fort in 1855. Guests will witness the arrival of the brigade (the convoy that delivered a year’s worth of furs) and spirited contests between trappers and traders – from obstacle course races to cooking contests. At…

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Paddle & Sail Days: Learn to Paddle Board on the Foss

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St
Tacoma, WA 98402 US
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Visit the Seaport for a “green” day on the water with an amazing amount of paddling experiences right off our dock. PADDLE BOARD CLASSES ARE QUITE AN ADVENTURE... CHALLENGE YOURSELF AND GET OUT ON THE WATER... The Seaport will be offering stand-up paddle board class which include quality instruction with experienced instructors and lots of time out on the water (must be aged 10 or older).

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Brigade Encampment

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 North Pearl Street # 11 Point Defiance Park
Tacoma, WA 98407 US
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Travel back to 1855 during one of the largest museum events of the year as living historians set up dozens of tents at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. The event recreates the bustle and excitement of the historic visit of fur traders to the Fort in 1855. Guests will witness the arrival of the brigade (the convoy that delivered a year’s worth of furs) and spirited contests between trappers and traders – from obstacle course races to cooking contests. At…

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Point Defiance Beach Cleanup

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Point Defiance Marina, 5912 N Waterfront Dr
Tacoma, WA 98407 US
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Join other volunteers to make a difference in the health and cleanliness of our beach. Meet at the Point Defiance Marina at 9 am. This event occurs rain or shine! Dress for the weather, whatever that means for you (some people like to wear rain gear and boots, some don't). If you want warm gloves or work gloves please bring them. We provide garbage bags, pick up sticks, rubber gloves and coffee and hot cocoa. Kids are welcome with adult…

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Wednesday Ride to Dune Peninsula

August 21 @ 5:30 pm
Wright Park, Tacoma, Wa, 501 S I St
Tacoma, WA 98405 US
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Join us for a ride to the new Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance Park. This will be a 10-15 mile intermediate ride. Meet at Wright Park at 5:30PM. Ride at 5:45PM. Remember to bring lights!

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