Thursday (Nov. 5)
Brush up on your skills or learn archery at Skookum Archery Club
Practice your archery skills or come out to learn at the Drop-In Archery sessions held at Skookum Archery Club, 11209 Shaw Road, Puyallup, every Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m., through October. There is an introductory group archery lesson for ages 8 and older. Cost is $5 for each lesson and practice session. Sign up online to save your spot at skookumarchery.com. For more information, call 253-770-4177.
Author Theresa Nicassio will share from her YUM book
Come out and meet author Theresa Nicassio when she talks about her YUM book of plant-based recipes and gluten-free diet. She will be at the University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., at 7 p.m. Thursday. It is a free public book signing and reading. For more information call 253-548-3307.
Join in park stewardship activities at Tacoma Nature Center
Chip in by volunteering for Snake Lake Habitat restoration work Friday. Join the Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma, as it cares for the park by removing invasive plant species, replanting areas with native plants and helping those plants thrive. No experience is necessary; come dressed for the weather and be prepared to get dirty. Children must be accompanied by adults. Hours are 9 a.m.-noon. For more information, call 253-591-6439.
Blues icon Curtis Salgado comes to Jazzbones in Tacoma
Curtis Salgado, blues and soul singer co-led the Robert Cray Band and fronted for both Roomful of Blues and Carlos Santana. He’s making an appearance in an 8 p.m. show Friday at Jazzbones, 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Tickets are $17, get yours online at jazzbones.com.
Olympia’s Black Box Jazz Series features Tarik Bentlemsani
As part of the Black Box Jazz Series, Tarik Bentlemsani will be coming to the Washington Center for Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Playing music since childhood, he has performed solo as well as the head of several projects including The Brown Edition. See him at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $27, get yours by phone or online; 360-753-8586, washingtoncenter.org