Friday, May 8th
Ruston Mercantile is hosting a live virtual shopping event where you can shop from the comfort and safety of your own home. Tune in to their Facebook page at 4 pm to participate in the event. Your items will be available for curbside pickup on Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm.
Zoom Baking for Kids & Teens hosted by treats by Ash-Auburn. A virtual baking session via Zoom, where you’ll make M&M cookies with Ash. Check the Facebook events post to make sure you have the ingredients you need on hand.
Body & Brain Yoga and Tai Chi – free virtual class for the community. Register on their Facebook page and join them at 12:00 pm.
Saturday May 9th
Slow Food Potting Up Party– Olympia . There’s a whole group of plants out there that are near extinction. At the Pot Up Party, you’ll be able to pot up a few of these plants for you to take home and grow in your garden. Perhaps you will be able to collect the seeds and replant again next year. The location will be outdoors and social distancing rules will apply. See their Facebook page for more details
Tailgate & Eat Out Social Distance Style – Lacey. Hosted by Rod Knock Burgers and Bar. A tailgate Meet & Eat, servers will take orders from your car and bring out your food, and you can hang out, from a distance, with other like minded peeps! -3 pm to 7 pm.
Sunday, May 10th
Happy Mother’s Day
In honor of Mother’s Day, Jim Meck will be playing the piano and singing from his porch in Tacoma on 29th between Cedar and Alder. Feel free to add this area to your daily walk to enjoy a little outdoor music.
Wednesday May 13th
The Emergency Food Network is handing out Victory Garden Starts from their Community Garden in Lakewood. The starts are free and available to anyone who would like to grow them.
Virtual Tour: The Architects of Tacoma FREE! Hosted by Pretty Gritty Tours. A virtual tour of the City of Destiny and some of her most interesting buildings and the famous architects that designed them.
Thursday, May 14th
La Paloma Virtual Market Tune in to their Facebook page at 7 pm to see local small businesses share their unique products and services.
Virtual Art Workshops
Dazed & Reused Artworks & Boutique has a virtual art workshop almost daily! See their website or their Facebook page for their upcoming projects. If you need to purchase supplies, they are offering curbside pickup.
Jade & Co Succulent Boutique offers classes like build your own terrarium, build a succulent hear box, and this week, they are teaching you how to build a succulent wreath. Purchase your supplies in advance for curbside pick up or they offer free delivery in Tacoma.
Body & Brain Yoga and Tai Chi has some FREE yoga and tai-chi virual classes as well as some paid events for their members. Check out their Facebook page for what’s available.
Anytime Fitness -Dupont has a whole calendar of classes they are doing virtually. Tune in and join them for Zumba, Bootcamp, and even cooking lessons!
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