Things to do today and this week:
• Become a state-certified beekeeper by attending beginning beekeeper classes taught by a state master beekeeper and offered through the Pierce County Beekeepers Association. It’s held at 6 tonight and every Monday at the WSU Puyallup Research & Extension Center, 2498 W. Pioneer, Puyallup. For more information call 253-921-5612, pcbeekeepers.org
• Join political cartoonist Ted Rall as he talks about his new book, “The Book of Obama: From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt.” He will be at King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma tonight at 7. The presentation is free. 253-272-8801, kingsbookstore.com/tedrall
• Get your dancing shoes on and enjoy a night with Swing Reunion Orchestra. They are playing starting at 7 tonight at Imperial Dragon, 6805 Sixth Ave., Tacoma.
Check out blog.thenewstribune.com/getout
for more events.