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National Night Out

It is getting to be that time of year again – time for University Place citizens to turn on outside lights, lock your doors and step outside to join neighbors in the fight against crime. National Night Out is always the first Tuesday of August and it will take place this year on Tuesday, August 2.

Third Annual Teddy Bear Picnic

The 3rd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic is July 17, 2016, from 1-4pm at the Curran Apple Orchard Park, 3920 Grandview Drive West. In the case of rain or excessive heat Teddy Bear Picnic will be held in the Curtis High School cafeteria.

The Teddy Bear Picnic is a no-cost and family-oriented grassroots produced event. Attendees will enjoy teddy bear related activities, face painting, live music, dance performances, a teddy bear parade and leave with an adopt-a-bear to help them remember this wonderful event.

Summit Floral Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Summit Floral is now open in University Place! Come by and visit this very pleasant shop, meet Mary Anne, the owner, and help us welcome this new business to our community.

1905 Bridgeport Way W, Unit 105

Duck Daze Parade

Fun, food and CARS!!! It's all a part of the upcoming University Place Duck Daze on Saturday, June 4 at 10 a.m. With free and easy garage parking, the best Parade around, great food and cool cars, it's a day you and your family will NOT want to miss!

After the annual Duck Daze Parade along Bridgeport Way, (27th to 40th St) head to Market Square for a tour of cool cars.

Get Fit! Partner Up

In recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, please make plans to attend a special Partner UP on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Civic Building Atrium. Partner UPs are regular networking socials coordinated by the Economic Development Office of the City of University Place for members of the U.P. business community. This special event, however, is free and open to the public.
 

Pierce County READS

Outspoken poet, novelist and screenwriter explores modern-day Native American issues

What book will all of Pierce County be reading this year? Er, five books? In a break from tradition, Pierce County Library System chose five notable works from a single author for its 9th annual Pierce County READS program. Outspoken poet, novelist and screenwriter Sherman Alexie gets the nod as the 2016 featured author.

Spring Clean-Up!

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

April 16, 2015, 9a.m.-4p.m.
Residents SOUTH of 40th St. W

CLEAN-UP RULES:

Spring Clean-Up!

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

April 9, 2015, 9a.m.-4p.m.
Residents NORTH of 40th St. W

CLEAN-UP RULES:

Dance Theatre Northwest “on pointe” for 2016 Season

The season begins by welcoming two new dance instructors to DTNW. Bonnie Calvert comes to DTNW as an experienced instructor and a former student of the Royal Academy of Dance in Arizona. Lauren Hancock has a passion for working with children and teaching dance.  She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Montana. 

Audition is the word for January. Experienced dancers with classical training are needed for upcoming Community Arts Are Education and Holiday performances. Positions are open for Company members, Junior Dance Ensemble Members and Guest performers.

Gingerbread Houses at the U.P. Library

Make and decorate your own gingerbread house to take home with you!

We're starting early this year on Dec. 5, just ahead of the Winter Fest activities, with the first decorating session at 10 a.m. and a new one starting every half hour. Tickets will be available and distributed at the event. Choose your start time and pick up your free ticket to attend your session. There will be a second session on Dec. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m.!

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