3 to See: Week of Apr. 18

‘Young Adult Dystopias in Popular Culture’

With the popularity of literary series’ like The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner, it is no secret that young adults enjoy the occasional dystopian novel — but why? Cue UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Andrea Modarres who will explore the popularity of these works during a talk at the Washington State History Museum. This free event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m., April 18 and is open to the public.

Steam Train Eggspress

Instead of waiting in line for hours to visit with the Easter Bunny, consider spending your weekend on a relaxing train ride through the Chehalis River Valley on board the Vintage Steam Train Eggspress. Choose from one of four departure times between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and bring your Easter basket for an egg-citing Easter egg hunt. Tickets are $15, available online via the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad and Museum.

Tacoma Night Market: April Edition

If you’re still procrastinating on checking out the Tacoma Night Market, what are you waiting for? Where else can you find music, food, drinks, art, and dynamic vendors celebrating the Tacoma community that we all know and love? Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, head over to Alma Mater, and get your shop on.

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