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1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US

September 2019

Bike Helmet Giveaway & Fitting at Eastside Community Center

September 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Helmet recipient must be present; no helmets will be given without the recipient being fitted in person. WHILE SUPPLY LASTS! Courtesy of the Puyallup Watershed Initiative.

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Healthy Eastside Food Forum

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Let's talk about healthy, equitable and innovative food in East Tacoma! Join us for a FREE food forum and community workshop at the Eastside Community Center. Contact Ulysses Martin at umartin@tpchd.org if you have questions. ​

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Eastside Microlibrary Launch Party!

September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Come and check out the new Eastside Microlibrary! All are welcome to this community event at Eastside Community Center to learn more - and try out - Tacoma Public Library's new service point. Make sure to bring your library card! Timeline: Opening remarks and artwork reveal: 11 a.m. Cake and reception: 12 p.m. Info and FAQs: What is a Microlibrary? A Microlibrary is a service point located at a partner location outside of Tacoma Public Library's eight branches. You’ll find…

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October 2019

Kaleidoscope 2019

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Enjoy a FREE evening of fun as we kick off Tacoma Arts Month with live music and performances, hands-on activities, appetizers, and no-host bar. The 2019 AMOCAT Arts Awards will be presented by Mayor Victoria Woodards, and City Council Members Lillian Hunter and Keith Blocker. It’s all free and open to the public – pack up the family, invite your friends and come help us celebrate our community! PERFORMANCES AND ACTIVITIES BY Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center Asia Pacific Cultural…

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2019 CPR Saturday

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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An annual community event offered free-of-charge to anyone interested in learning the basic life-saving skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) CPR card upon successful completion of course. Pre-registration is recommended. Please call 253-594-7979 or log on to www.CPRSunday.net to make your reservation(s). https://cprsunday.net/

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Youth Councils at Eastside Community Center

October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Metro Parks Youth Councils are a new youth leadership opportunity. Each community center will have its own Youth Council focused on community service, planning events, and advocating for youth in their communities. Members will engage in monthly volunteer opportunities, large scale community events, and will be called upon regularly to share their input to make Metro Parks and our community centers better! Fill Out Interest Form Here: https://www.metroparkstacoma.org/event/youth-council-inaugural-meeting-eastside/

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Celebrate East Tacoma Trash Pick Up Day October 26th

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Please join East Tacoma neighbors and schools on October 26th from 9am to noon for a great one day project to keep Tacoma clean. We will meet at 9am at the Eastside Community Center at 1721 East 56th Street. Supplies and trash bags will be handed out at the community center. After sign in you can move to your street or neighborhood. You can also join volunteers at bigger clean up sites in East Tacoma. This event is happening simultaneously…

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November 2019

Celebración del Día de los Muertos

November 2, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Celebremos el Día de Muertos en Comunidad.

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Lend Your Voice – the Amara Project

November 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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PLEASE JOIN US FOR A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION When: Saturday, Nov. 9th, 2019 Where: East Side Community Center 1721 E 56th St, Tacoma, WA 98404 Time: 12-3 PM Please Register for Meal at https://lendyourvoice253.eventbrite.com or call 253.617.4622. Amara recently bought 29 acres worth of land. Amara is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington state focused on the wellbeing of children and families who experience foster care and adoption. Amara is a historically white-led organization, committed to grounding their work in racial…

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November – Birds of a Feather for People of Color

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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For this walk we have partnered with Amara's Lend Your Voice Community event. This walk is focused towards people of color, but is open to the public. For more information about this free event please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lend-your-voice-tickets-76695108133 As part of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion project, Tahoma Audubon Society is pleased to be offering this series of free bird walks to create a safe and educational space for people of color. Bird walks will be led by Daniel…

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Tacoma Dome Link Extension drop-in session

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Join us to learn about route and station refinements for the Tacoma Dome Link Extension (TDLE). Sound Transit staff will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the project. For more, see https://www.soundtransit.org/system-expansion/tacoma-dome-link-extension.

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Eastside Community Conversation – Police Body Cameras

November 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Please join us at the Eastside Neighborhood Advisory Councils November 18th meeting at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Meetings are held in the fully ADA accessible meeting room at the Eastside Community Center. At every meeting you can expect to hear reports and interact with: City Managers Office, Tacoma Police, Tacoma Fire, Tacoma Schools, Metro Parks, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, Tacoma Public Utilities, and The Director of Public Works. Please bring your questions, ideas, or concerns for these departments.…

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December 2019

Breakfast with Santa and the Grinch

December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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It's that time of the year again! Come to Who-Ville to feast with Jolly St. Nick and grumpy Grinch. Enjoy a meal of Who-pudding, Roast Beast sausage, Who-hash, green Grinch-cakes, and green eggs, too! Admission includes a family picture with Santa, holiday face painting, holiday music, holiday craft projects, and a snowball fight. Choose from these four seating times for breakfast. 9:15 am – 10:00 am 10:00 am – 10:45 am 10:45 am – 11:30 am 11:30 am – 12:15…

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A community conversation regarding temporary shelter

December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Metropolitan Development Council in partnership with Associated Ministries and the Tacoma Ministerial Alliance will hold a public meeting on December 18, 2019 at the Eastside Community Center, to discuss the issues and possibilities related to the establishment of additional temporary shelter sites for people who are currently experiencing homelessness within the Tacoma city limits. The meeting will begin at 6:15 p.m. with food, followed by a structured conversation. If you would like to submit your ideas, or if you have…

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January 2020

Resolution Reboot Wellness & Resource Fair

January 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Kick start your New Years Resolution at this conference-style event featuring everything from fitness to cooking classes. Put the focus back into your health and wellness in 2020. Free to the public, with so much to enjoy from demos on fitness classes, to sampling some new healthy recipes in our kitchen! Vendors are wanted! There’s still room to participate as a vendor. We welcome local businesses specializing in health, nutrition, massage, and physical therapy, to name a few. Visit the…

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Mobile Blood Drive

January 6 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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A community partnership with Bloodworks Northwest is making it more convenient for you to give the blood that's that's needed to help save lives! Reserve your donation time online by clicking the "Tickets" link. Or download the Bloodworks App on your smartphone is making it more convenient for you to give the blood that's needed to help save lives!

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February 2020

Eastside Neighborhood Council February 2020 Meeting

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Please join us at the Eastside Neighborhood Advisory Councils February 18th meeting at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Meetings are held in the fully ADA accessible meeting room at the new Eastside Community Center. At every meeting you can expect to hear reports and interact with: City Managers Office, Tacoma Police, Tacoma Fire, Tacoma Schools, Metro Parks, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, Tacoma Public Utilities, and The Director of Public Works. Please bring your questions, ideas, or concerns for these…

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March 2020

Power Up 98404: Resource and Hiring Fair

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Join us at the Eastside Community Center on Thursday, March 5th to meet potential employers and gain access to resources from career readiness to housing assistance!

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Mobile Teaching Kitchen Dedication

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Thanks to a partnership with Regence BlueShield, Metro Parks Tacoma will soon be rolling its new Mobile Teaching Kitchen into neighborhoods to offer healthy cooking classes! Join us at 10 am as we dedicate the Mobile Teaching Kitchen with comments from Metro Parks and Regence leaders, as well as a cooking demonstration. The dedication coincides with Eastside Community Center’s Seuss’s Spring Fling, a family-friendly celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Learn about Seuss's Spring Fling at https://www.facebook.com/events/487776208767975/ For Regence BlueShield, sponsoring…

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Seuss’s Spring Fling

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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We’re having Spring Fling! It’s truer than true. We want to Party and Celebrate with YOU! You would not, could not, should not MISS A Spring fling BIRTHDAY READING PARTY such as THIS! Game and crafts and lots of FUN. Ohhhh and Birthday Cupcakes by the TON! Please come dressed in your silliest CLOTHES, Just make sure you cover your TOES. The time of the Party is Ten to NOON, so start getting ready and we will see you SOON!…

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May 2020

State of Black Tacoma Luncheon

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Eastside Community Center, 1721 E 56th St
Tacoma, WA 98404 US
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Tacoma Urban League is hosting a Stakeholder Luncheon where we will present on the State of Black Tacoma. Please Save the Date for this important event on Thursday, May 7th, 11:00AM at the Eastside Community Center. Registration details will be published soon. This year's speakers will include: •Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards •Criminal Justice: Tacoma City Councilmember Keith Blocker •Voting/Census: Pierce County Auditor's Office Julie Anderson •Education: Tacoma Public Schools Superintendent Carla Santorno •Environment: Pierce Conservation District - Ryan Mello •Employment:…

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