Choir of the West Homecoming Concert 8 p.m. Pacific Lutheran University Lagerquist Concert Hall, Wheeler Street South, Tacoma. General admission $8, military, 55 and older, alumni $5, PLU and 18 and younger free. plu.edu/soac/events
Carolyn Wood Will talk about “Tough Girl: An Olympian’s Journey.” 7 p.m. Feb. 9, King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-8801
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Mom Son Dance — Valentine’s Edition Dancing, games and crafts. 7-9 p.m. Environmental Services Building, 9850 64th St. W, University Place. $15/couple; $6 for each additional son. 253-798-4177, co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=3073
Pierce County Parks & Recreation’s Pitch In for Parks Drop-in volunteer program. Contact Jenn at 253-798-4148 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information. 10 a.m.-noon Parkland Prairie, corner of Tule Lake Road South and Yakima Avenue South, Tacoma. Free.
Franklin Park Work Party Removing invasive plants and keeping park clean, 9 a.m.-noon. 1201 S. Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma. 253-305-1000
Historic Fort Steilacoom Presents: Valentine Tea 2-4 p.m. Historic Fort Steilacoom, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Lakewood. Reservations required with paid fee of $15. Call 253-582-5838.