3 to See: Virtual Events, Tours, and Shows

Dog-A-Thon 

It’s the Humane Society’s biggest event of the year — and this year it’s going virtual on June 27. Celebrate finding adoptive homes for more than 1,400 pets with the Tacoma Pierce County Humane Society’s 30th annual Dog-A-Thon, a crucial community fundraising event that allows the shelter to continue to care for nearly 10,000 pets each year. You can register for free, then, as a participant, you can either fundraise as an individual or as part of a team, competing with other teams to help raise funds for Pierce County’s pets in need. The virtual event will be hosted through Facebook with team updates, adoptable pets, a pet CPR demonstration, and more.

Fern Hill District Historic Virtual Walk

Get to know more about the Fern Hill District, located in South Central Tacoma, through a free virtual tour that will explain the history of the area, exploring the past and present of one of Tacoma’s oldest districts. Hear about the original design for the building at 8310 S Park Ave and explore the narrative of the area’s churches and schools. Led by Pretty Gritty Tours in partnership with Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Office, this event will be online and broadcasted Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m. Simply hop onto the Facebook page here, follow along, and ask questions all from the comfort of your couch.

Airbound Arts Virtual Shows

Be sure to check out Airbound Arts Online Spectacular this weekend, and watch as performers show off their circus skills and aerial arts in the variety show. Based out of Olympia, Airbound Arts is the only private training aerial studio in the area and is currently hosting live performances through Zoom consisting of aerial, accordion, contortion, singing, dancing, and more. The show will be held Saturday, June 13 from 9 to 10:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here for $10. Grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show!

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