Home-Based Business Holiday Partner UP

It’s hard to believe, but pumpkins and black cats will soon be replaced by lighted trees and candy canes. So please make a note to attend the Home-Based Business Holiday Partner UP on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Civic Building atrium.

Meet the owners of local businesses that operate from their homes and see how their products or services make great holiday gifts. The event is free and those who complete a card indicating a visit to all of the vendors will be eligible for a drawing to win one of several prize baskets.

Make a Difference Day in U.P.

Join your friends and neighbors on Saturday, October 22, 2016 and “Make A Difference” in University Place by pitching in to help improve two of our city’s community parks. 

Volunteers are needed to help with clean-up activities at Colegate Park (3717 Grandview Dr W., next to Curtis High School) as part of efforts to enhance the area’s passive recreational opportunities and provide a place to walk in this small, quiet nature park. In addition, a tree will be planted in honor of Arbor Day.

Pierce County Council District 4 Candidate Forum

Save the date for a Candidate Forum from 7 to 8:30 on Tuesday, October 18, hosted by the League of Women Voters, for the District 4 position representing University Place. In attendance will be the two candidates, Kit Burns and Connie Ladenburg.

City Hall Holiday Closure

City Hall offices will be closed in recognition of the Fourth of July on Monday, July 4. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5 at 9:00 a.m. 

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.


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