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UP for Arts Holiday Gala & Auction

Outstanding holiday entertainment, delectable appetizers and holiday beverages, a special guest performance and a silent auction await guests at the 1st annual UP for Arts Holiday Gala. All proceeds from this event go toward the “Forever Friends" sculpture project slated for the Curran Apple Orchard Park.

Friday, Dec. 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
U.P. Civic Building Atrium, 3609 Market Place W.

Here are a few important points about the Gala:

Santa at the Station

Join us for holiday fun by visiting Santa at the Station! He will be visiting us for two nights in December, where children can get their photo taken with Santa and everyone can enjoy light refreshments. There will no photographer on site, but parents are welcome to take their own photos of their child(ren). A canned food drive will also be held at each event and all donations are greatly appreciated!

For more information visit www.westpierce.org.

 

National Night Out!

Residents of University Place will be turning on the lights, firing up the grills and celebrating their partnerships with local law enforcement during the annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Celebrate Community 2018

The Tacoma Narrows Rotary Fifth Annual Celebrate Community 2018 event is scheduled for May 5, 2018 at Curtis Junior High School from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. As has been the tradition, Rotary Scholarships for High School Seniors, the UPPTSA Golden Acorn Winners, and the City of University Place Volunteer Award will all be given.

Oversized Brush Curbside Pickup

Oversized Brush Pickup runs from April 30 to May 11 and is available to all residential customers of University Place Refuse Service, Inc. and Lemay/Waste Connections, even those who are not signed up for Yard Waste service.

Pile limitations: 1 per household no larger than 6’ wide x 6’ long x 6’ high.

The pickup day for your area will be the same as your Curbside Recycling or Yard Waste pickup day, during the weeks shown above. Remember, this is a one-day event for each neighborhood.

Spring Clean-Up

Residents SOUTH of 40th St W. Saturday, April 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The City of University Place, in conjunction with University Place Refuse and Recycling, is offering you an opportunity to dispose of and/or recycle some unwanted items and yard waste for FREE!

Clean-Up Rules

LIMIT: 1 load per household for all items EXCEPT for yard waste only loads

Spring Clean-Up

Residents NORTH of 40th St W. Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
The City of University Place, in conjunction with University Place Refuse and Recycling, is offering you an opportunity to dispose of and/or recycle some unwanted items and yard waste for FREE!

Clean-Up Rules

LIMIT: 1 load per household for all items EXCEPT for yard waste only loads

Community Safety Forum

The University Place School Board is hosting a Community Safety Forum on Thursday, March 29 from 7-9 p.m. at Curtis Junior High School.

Pierce County Reads

Author Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell will discuss the civil rights movement, how the “March” trilogy came about and why they chose a graphic novel format. Congressman John Lewis may appear with a special video message.

Afterward, the team will sign books. Bring your own or purchase one at the event.

Pacific Lutheran University's Olson Auditorium
1244th St. S. Parkland, WA 98444
http://www.golutes.com/information/facilities/index

 

 

 

Historical Society Garden Tour - Day 2

Join us for this year's annual U.P. Garden Tour!

The U.P. Garden Tour is now in its 8th year. Sponsored by the U.P. Historical Society and multiple local businesses and organizations, the tour is a fundraiser for the society and its efforts to create a history museum for our community.

This year’s tour will be May 19 and 20, Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Five amazing gardens will be featured, along with the Curran House and Orchard at Curran Apple Orchard Park. The Curran House is envisioned as the future museum site for University Place.

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