Download FREE Movies, TV, Magazines, Music, Books, and More From the Pierce County Library!

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Did you know you can get tons of new, FREE entertainment for your family from the library? Yes, your library is still a great place for books, story time, and family programming, but today’s library also offers an amazing collection of magazines, television shows, and books to download. Money saving entertainment is just one click […]

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Free Screening of Finding Kind For Tween Girls And Moms Tonight!

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A quick reminder to my Puyallup area friends about this important, FREE event for moms and tween and teen daughters to share tonight. It’s a FREE screening of the film, Finding Kind at Kalles Junior High. It’s a documentary produced by two young women who traveled the country interviewing other young women to shine a […]

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Great Wolf Lodge on Groupon

Good news if you could use a winter warm-up! Great Wolf Lodge is back on Groupon!   I think it’s a good one if you have a bigger family, or if you’ve been wanting to try one of the fancier rooms. This is about the cheapest I’ve seen for these, and you get a 25.00 […]

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South Sound Martin Luther King Day Events And Activities For Kids

Need something to do with the kids today? I’ve got information on Martin Luther King day events in Tacoma, plus fun things to go and do around today around Puyallup, Kent, Tacoma, and beyond! Just click the graphic, or head here for the complete list.

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do January 16th-19th!

Looking for things to do with the family in Tacoma, Olympia, or Gig Harbor this weekend? Wondering about kid friendly Martin Luther King Jr. Day events? You’re in the right place! Welcome to our guide to free and affordable family fun in the South Puget Sound!  We have one just like it up every Friday! Headed […]

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Save The Date For Mini Maestros Concerts For Children

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Hey, Tacoma, grab your calendars! I’m so excited to tell you about Mini Maestros, a concert series from the Tacoma Symphony, just for kids 2-8 and their favorite grown-ups. This year’s series kicks off January 25th with Peter and the Wolf, a musical folktale where each character is, “Voiced,” by a different instrument.  It’s a […]

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Win Tickets To Cinderella From StoryBook Theater!

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I love to tell you about children’s theater in our area, and I just know you and your favorite fans of princesses and fairy tales  will love this one. It’s Cinderella from our friends at StoryBook Theater! If you haven’t tried StoryBook Theater before, you really should. Their performances feature colorful costumes, lively acting, and […]

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Great Contest For Young Artists And Poets From Citizens For A Healthy Bay!

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Here’s a local contest that will be just perfect for those of you who are teachers and homeschoolers or just know some clever kids (Hey, I think that’s all of you)! It’s an art and poetry contest on the theme of Connected Waters, and it’s sponsored by the folks at Citizens for a Healthy Bay. […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do January 9th-11th

Looking for things to do with the family in Tacoma, Olympia, or Gig Harbor this weekend? Welcome to our guide to free and affordable family fun in the South Puget Sound for December 26th-28th! We have one just like it up every Friday! Headed elsewhere? There is always lots more to explore  at ThriftyNWmom  thanks to frugal fun […]

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Mom Reviewed: Monster Jam at the Tacoma Dome!

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Anyone headed to the Monster Jam, monster truck show at the Tacoma Dome today or tomorrow? My family and I went last night, so I could bring you a little review along with some tips and tricks!  Yes, I can tell you where to park! Both my boys are big monster truck fans, but this […]

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