Family Nature Walks

August 24: 10 am (Tacoma Nature Center)

Bring the entire family to explore Tacoma Parks during free naturalist-led walks. Discover the amazing plants and animals that live in these parks and how they adapt in the different seasons. Visit the website to register for these free walks! 
Summer Bash and Outdoor Movie

August 19: 6 pm (Stewart Heights Park)

Pack your snacks, blankets and lawn chairs and head to the park for a free outdoor movie for the whole family. Seating is on the lawn, so attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs.
Enjoy a variety of activities including inflatable slide, games, entertainment, crafts, food truck, outdoor movie and more.
Supported by
Back 2 School Success Program
Eastside Community Center

August 20: 11 am - 1 pm

Join us Saturday, August 20, from 11 am – 1 pm for a Free Back 2 School Event at Eastside Community Center.
Outdoor Pools

LAST DAY: Sept. 3 (Stewart Heights)
LAST DAY: Sept. 4 (Kandle Pool)

Summer's almost over but there's still time for a family pool day! Our outdoor pools will remain open through August.

Stewart Heights Pool is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday only.
Kandle Pool is open Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday only.
Eastside Community Market Resource Fair
Portland Avenue Park

August 25: 2 - 6 pm

Join us for a free family event in farmers’ market style. Enjoy kids activities, entertainment, and discover resources to gain access to food and services.

The first 300 families to attend will receive a $50 Safeway gift card.
Presented by
Outdoor Adventure Kayak Trips

August 27: 2 pm (Blake Island)

Explore the beautiful South Sound with Metro Parks Tacoma Outdoor Adventures. Choose from our beginner or intermediate trips depending on your experience. Trips include necessary safety gear, tandem kayaks and experienced guides.
Teen Late Night

August 19: 7 - 10 pm (Center at Norpoint)
August 19: 7 - 10 pm (Eastside Community Center)
August 19: 8- 11 pm (People's Center)

Late Night is a FREE event for teens! Join us for late night fun with your friends! We’ll have open gym, sports, activities, and much more.

STAR Center
(Boys & Girls Club Schatz Branch)
1st Friday of every month (Upcoming: Sept. 9)
7-10 pm | Grades 6-8