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Prairie Ridge Community Center events

Announcements:

  • Calvary Community Church is offering free yard work and gutter cleaning the weekend of April 28th & 29th for elderly and disabled residents who live in and around Prairie Ridge. Call Jodi at the Prairie Ridge Maintenance Co. office at 360-897-8378 to sign-up.
  • Workforce Central is offering scholarships to pay for tuition, books, fees, supplies & limited living expenses for 18 and over Pierce County residents who are studying in an in-demand occupation, 2 quarters or fewer from graduating.  Must be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits or have exhausted these benefits or self-employed or displaced homemaker.  Up to $3,000 on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Call 253-552-2545 for info.
  • “What Built Buckley” information class is held every 2nd Saturday at 11am at the Buckley Library.Discover the early history of Buckley through artifacts, photographs and stories with the Foothills Historical Society & Museum.  Free, no registration required.
  • Search for a rental house or post rental property at www.affordablerentalpc.org.  Also has information on the Landlord Liaison Project which helps renters with special issues find housing.

 

Upcoming Events & Activitiies:

  • Tues., 4/10 – Lego Madness at Bonney Lake Library 2 – 4pm for ages 6 and up.  No registration required – drop in anytime.
  • Tues., 4/10 – Job Search Resources at Sumner Library, 4:30 – 6pm.  Requires registration atwww.piercecountylibrary.org.
  • Thurs. 4/12, Wed., 4/18, Fri., 4/20, Thurs. 4/26 – Read to a Dog at Sumner Library 4 – 5pm – share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.  No registration required.
  • Thurs., 4/12 – Job Search Resources at Buckley Library, 11am – 12:30pm.  Requires registration.
  • Sat., 4/14 – Raised Bed Gardening Workshop at Bonney Lake Library 2pm. Requires registration.
  • Sat. 4/14 – Pasado’s Safe Haven Spay Station at Bonney Lake Safeway. www.pasadosafehaven.org.
  • Tues., 4/17 – Word 2007 for Beginners at Sumner Library 4:30 – 6pm.  Requires registration.
  • Wed. 4/18 – FREE NACHO BAR DINNER & MOVIE NIGHT IN PRAIRIE RIDGE AT 6PM AT REC HALL
  • Wed., 4/18 – DEADLINE for application for Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful.  Low income homeowners badly in need of a home to be painted can qualify.  www.paintbueautiful.com for application & info.
  • Wed., 4/18 – Excel 2007 for Beginners at Bonney Lake Library 2 – 3:30pm. Requires registration.
  • Wed., 4/18 – Hispanic Family Movie Night 6 – 8pm at Sumner Library – 3rd Wed. of each month.
  • Thursdays 4/19 – 5/17 – Becoming a Love & Logic Parent Class at the Sumner/Bonney Lake Family Center from 6:30 – 8pm.  Focus on families with children ages 4 to 12 years.  Childcare provided, $15 per person or $25 per couple (waived for families with child on free/reduced lunch). 253-891-6535 to register.
  • Thurs., 4/19 – Internet for Beginners at Buckley Library 11am – 12:30pm. Requires registration
  • Sat. 4/21 – Parks Appreciation Day in Pierce County 9am – 12noon.  Trim limbs, groom grounds, & plant.  City of Bonney Lake, Gary Leaf 253-862-8602.
  • Sat. 4/21 & every 3rd Saturday – Ashley’s Avian Antics at Orting Library 1pm.  Connect and interact with small birds at a fun and educational bird experience.  No registration required.
  • Mon. 4/23 – “Identity Theft” at Sumner Library – for teens from 3:30 – 5pm.and adults from 6 – 7pm.  Lyn Peters from Dept of Financial Institutions presenting.  No registration required.
  • Tues., 4/24 – E-Books for E-Readers at Sumner Library 4:30 – 6pm. Requires registration.
  • Thurs., 4/26 – Drop in Help at Buckley Library 11am – 12:30pm.  Requires registration.
  • Thurs. 4/26 – “Jelly Jar Project Workshop” at Sumner Library 6pm – 7:30pm. Apply the traditional method of saving during tough economic times.  Registration required.
  • Thurs. 4/26 – Pasado’s Safe Haven Spay Station at Rose’s IGA Buckley. www.pasadosafehaven.org
  • Thurs., 4/26 – Know Your Numbers! 5:30 – 8pm at Prime Fitness Bonney Lake.  Learn about your heart rate, blood pressure, body mass index and do a gait analysis, sports bra fit, and much more.  Free, interactive, prizes & giveaways.  Info at 253-826-5500 – sponsor is Prime Fitness.
  • Fri., 4/27 – Job Search Resources at Bonney Lake Library 2 – 3:30pm.  Requires registration.
  • Wed. 5/2 – Pasado’s Safe Haven Spay Station at Orting Safeway. www.pasadosafehaven.org
  • Wed. 4/2 – FREE COMMUNITY DINNER AT 6PM & “GAME ON” FAMILY GAME NIGHT AT 6:30 AT PRAIRIE RIDGE REC. HALL
  • Wed. 5/3 – Pasado’s Safe Haven Spay Station at Sumner Animal Grub.www.pasadosafehaven.org
  • Thurs., 5/3 – Author Event: Rebecca Morris at Sumner Library 6:30pm.  Author of “Ted & Ann: The Mystery of a Missing Child and her Neighbor Ted Bundy” the story of 2 Tacoma families. No registration needed.
  • Sat., 5/5 – Family Fun Fest at Mountain View Middle School.  Free 10am – 2pm
  • Sat. 5/5 – Funeral Planning at the Bonney Lake Library at 2pm sponsored by PC Aging & Long Term Care. Registration is required.
  • Thurs., 5/17 – Feeling in the Pink – Women & men start off w/ free healthy breakfast and talk at Midtown Grill 7:30 – 9am. Find out about breast health, experts will answer questions.  Wear pink for an extra treat. Sponsored by Diagnostic Imaging NW. RSVP 253-583-8613.
  • Wed. 5/30 – FREE DINNER AND SAFE STREETS EVENT IN PRAIRIE RIDGE AT 6PM.  HOW TO START A BLOCKWATCH GROUP – PIERCE COUNTY SHERRIFF WILL BE PRESENT TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.
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