|Monday, November 30, 2015
Monday, November 30, 2015
Searching for Therapeutic Foster Parents!
In Washington State, 20,000 youth spend at least one day in foster care each year. Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent and help a child in need by serving your community! Catholic Community Services is looking for helpful persons in the South Sound - you do not need be a Catholic to become a foster parent. Call Scarlett at 360-280-5017 for more information or visit www.ccsww.org/fpfostercare.
Need is ongoing
Catholic Community Services, 1011 10th Ave. SE, Olympia
360-280-5017 www.ccsww.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=families_therapeuticfostercare www.ccsww.org/fpfostercare
Lacey Parks & Recreation Survey:
The City of Lacey is updating its Comprehensive Plan for Outdoor Recreation and is seeking input! Take the online survey and identify improvement needed at the parks, what additional recreation programs should be added - anything that would make the plan better. Survey ends December 31st. For more information, contact Lori Flemm, Parks & Recreation Director at 360-491-0857 or email email@example.com
Survey ends Thursday, December 31st
Online survey: www.ci.lacey.wa.us
360-491-0857, firstname.lastname@example.org www.ci.lacey.wa.us
Learn About Saving Energy:
Heat pump water heaters use up to 50 percent less energy than their standard electric counterparts. Learn more about saving energy and utility incentives at www.HotWaterSolutionsNW.org
FREE! Free & Confidential Services for Victims of Crime:
If you or someone you know has been a victim of crime the Crime Victims Advocacy Network wants to help you. Victim Advocates provide crime victims with support, referrals, and advocacy in a compassionate, proactive, and empowering manner. CVAN offers information and referrals for victims of identity theft, assault, robbery, vehicular assault, survivors of homicide, residential burglary, theft, DUI injuries, hate crimes, and vulnerable-adult abuse. All services are free and confidential. Call CVAN toll-free 24 hours a day or see their website. Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2 Rm 258. CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
Serving Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Lewis, and Pacific counties.
Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2, Room 258
CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
GET TICKETS NOW! Fantasy Lights Returns:
Fantasy Lights returns to Spanaway Park! The Northwest's largest drive-through event has over 300 elaborate displays with thousands of sparkling lights, which the whole family will enjoy. Discounts are available and there are half price nights November 30th, December 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th and 9th. Wednesday, November 26th-Friday, January 1st. For more information and directions, call 253-0798-3330 or visit www.piercecountywa.org/parks
daily November 26th-January 1st 5:30-9pm
Spanaway Park, 14905 Bresesmann Blvd. S., Spanaway
Polar Plaza Ice Skating in Tacoma!
Downtown Tacoma's Tollefson Plaza again will be a place for art, ice and everything nice this holiday season when CHI Franciscan's Polar Plaza begins its fifth year of ice skating at 17th and Pacific.
Metro Parks Tacoma is working with the Tacoma Art Museum, CHI Franciscan and other community organizations to present the winter fun. The plaza will be open Nov. 21 through Jan. 10, and the park district will manage the ice rink during much of that time; the plaza will be a focal point throughout the holidays, including being aglow during First Night, Tacoma's family friendly celebration of New Year's Eve. The district also will offer a full schedule of special events, such as nature-based activities, fitness on ice, and skate performances. A food truck will provide concessions at the site.
Besides ice skating, the plaza will feature live music every Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., and Soar with the Seattle Thunderbirds on Nov. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. The full music list is below:
- Nov. 21: The Pushrods 50s, 60s and 70s
- Nov. 28: DoveLand Country
- Dec. 5: Dave Calhoun Jimmy Buffet Tribute
- Dec. 12: Kim Archer Soul, Funk, Rock
- Dec. 19: Randy Litch & Guest Family Holiday Music
- Dec. 26: Entertainment Masters Karaoke Night
- Jan. 2: Kareem Kandi Jazz
- Jan. 9: The Stunt Doubles 90s Night
Tickets cost $8 for general admission, $7 for military members and people 60 or older, and $4 for children 5 and younger. Skate rentals cost $2. Tickets may be purchased at the rink or any Metro Parks Tacoma Community Center.
View Polar Plaza hours and information
For more information, visit www.PolarPlaza.com. Please call (253) 305-1022 for group rates or reservations.
Open most days - check online for schedule
Tollefson Plaza, 17th & Pacific, Tacoma
(253) 305-1022 polarplaza.com
REGISTER NOW! Teen Musical Theater Workshop:
Teens can explore the world of acting, singing and dancing in this exciting workshop! They can dance to popular Broadway songs of the past and present and come up with collaborative musical pieces to showcase, which will culminate in a performance for family & friends at the end of the classes. Register now! Monday-Friday, November 30th-December 3rd, 4-6pm. Cost: $40 for this four-day session - registration also available for a five-day session ($50) February 22nd-26th. Register for one or both online at www.olyft.org or call 360-570-1638.
Monday-Friday, November 30th-December 3rd, 4-6pm
Olympia Family Theater, 612 4th Ave. E., Olympia