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February 12 is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, and February 22 is George Washington’s. According to History.com, Americans have been recognizing our first president’s birthday since the 1800s, but President’s Day didn’t officially come around until the 1960s and 70s. Here are some fun ways for you and your family to celebrate two of our most admired presidents.
The Seattle area is host to some of the country’s biggest celebrations of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Plan to give back and do something good for your community, attend a celebration service, or take part in the MLK Jr. Day march and rally. Here are some of our favorite observances.
If your child still needs to visit with Santa before Christmas Day, there are some great opportunities around the Sound! Santa and his helpers will be making treks to hear the wishes of every little girl and boy! Here are some of our favorite Santa events.
Our military and their families can enjoy special discounts on zoos, museums, car washes and more over Veteran’s Day weekend, November 10 – 12. Be sure to thank our military members past and present for their service!
Museum Day Live! is a great opportunity for you and your child to explore one of Washington’s many museums for FREE, thanks to Smithsonian Magazine. During this one-day, annual event, participating museums open their doors for you to have a complimentary experience!
Sunday, September 9 is National Grandparents’ Day! President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a special day for grandparents in 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Seattle area.
Black History Month is celebrated in February to acknowledge life struggles and accomplishments of African American people. This month, you have an opportunity to meet a NASA astronaut, a famous storyteller, local community leaders, and view several interesting films and documentaries around the Sound.
Looking for something to do this November? There are arts and cultural activities happening every single day in Tacoma. From visual art to literary events, film to theater, and everything in between, you are sure to find something to spice up your November.