Feel Good Friday: A Drive-In, ’10 Things I Hate About You,’ and a Book Signing

Take in a Drive-In Movie at Washington State Fair

Tickets for the Washington State Fair drive-thru spring fair are now available. Enjoy a movie with the family from the comfort and safety of your car. The first film shown will be Cars April 9. See the full schedule and get your tickets here.

Back to Padua High!

You might already know 10 Things I Hate About You was largely filmed in Tacoma. But we bet we can still surprise you with 10 things you didn’t know about this classic teen flick.

Grapefruit Old-Fashioned

Let’s call this twist on a classic a “thyme-ly” surprise from the bartender. Learn how to make it here.

Turn Your Junk Into Art

Do you have household glass or batteries to recycle? Want to see some new art while you’re at it? Tacoma Arts Commission and Tacoma Environmental Services are working on a series of artwork wraps for the new Glass Recycling Containers. See talented Tacoma artists turn your trash into treasure. The containers are located at Central Co-op, Stewart Heights, Center at Norpoint, Hilltop Safeway. More here. 

Tacoma’s Museum District to Reopen Soon

After a year of COVID-related closure, Tacoma’s Museum District is springing back to life with a bevy of new exhibitions and experiences for visitors. Museum of Glass and America’s Car Museum will open April 2; Children’s Museum of Tacoma April 12; Tacoma Art Museum April 16; and Foss Waterway Seaport June 3. Each museum is implementing COVID-19 best health practices. Learn more.

Get a Signed Sue Goetz Book This Weekend

Are you (or do you know someone who is) an herb lover? The creative gardener, Sue Goetz, will be doing a book signing at Watson’s Nursery in Puyallup during its Herb-o-Rama celebration March 20 and 21. Score big on an herb sale that weekend, too. More here.

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