Wednesday (July 22)
Local artists meet to talk about Tacoma art and exhibits
Meet Lynn Di Nino when she talks about her artwork, current exhibit, “Riding the 594 Express Bus,” and the group show “The Fable” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Dick Stein will also read his poem “The Tacomaid” while John Carlton, Ann Meersman, Sharon Styer and others will read statements about Tacoma. The two exhibits will be on display through Friday and include hung wall vignettes and self-portraits of 24 local artists. It’s going to be an evening of casual talk about art and Tacoma at the Tacoma Public Library, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma, and it’s free. For more information, call 253-396-0774
Final course of Backyard Beekeeping at Nature Center
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It is the third and final course of Tacoma Nature Center’s Backyard Beekeeping series from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. It is perfect for beginner beekeepers working on their first hives as well as intermediate beekeepers looking to gain more skills and covers the important late summer and fall hive management and what you should be doing to get your colonies through the winter. Participants must have completed Basic Beekeeping 101 & 201 or have advance approval of instructor. It is being held at the Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. Cost is $36; $48 per family of 2 adults, registration is required. Call 253-591-6439 for the details.
Entertainer Chris Fascione performs at libraries this week
Family entertainer Chris Fascione will be performing at several local libraries this week. The concerts are geared for kids and families and are free. This is where you will find him.
6 p.m. Wednesday at Mary Rose Kobetich Library, 212 Browns Point Blvd. NE, Tacoma
2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave., Buckley
11 a.m. Wednesday at Bonney Lake Library, 18501 90th St. E., Bonney Lake
11 a.m. Thursday at Fern Hill Library, 765 S. 84th St., Tacoma
4 p.m. Thursday at DuPont Library, 1540 Wilmington Drive, DuPont
2 p.m. Thursday at University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., University Place
1:30 p.m. Friday at Parkland/Spanaway Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma
11 a.m. Friday at Mottet Library, 3523 E. G St. Tacoma.
Third Eye Blind plays at Marrymoor Park in Redmond
Third Eye Blind is known for hits including “Semi-Charmed Life,” “Jumper,” “How’s It Going to Be” and “Never Let You Go.” Come out to see them and Dashboard Confessional in a 6 p.m. concert Wednesday at Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond. Tickets are $35-$59.50 and are available online or at the door; marymoorconcerts.com/events.