Thursday (Nov. 19)
UWT history graduate talks on aid for war children
Children Under Fire: A History of Humanitarian Aid for War Children with UWT history graduate and MAIS student Jessica Warner. Takes a look at the history of humanitarian aid offered to children who live within regions plagued by armed conflict, and whether the aid they receive is truly helpful - or if the system needs to be retooled. 6:30 p.m. Nov 19. Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. Free admission 2-8 p.m. every Third Thursday of the month, 253-272-9747, washingtonhistory.org
Children’s dance performance by Dance Theatre Northwest
Dance Theatre Northwest presents Arts Are Education, a free and open to the public dance performance geared towards school children. Performers will be featured in classical ballet, jazz, tap, and swing pieces. 1 p.m. Friday. Park Lodge Elementary School, 6300 100th St. S.W., Lakewood. Free. DTNW.org
International Games Day at Pierce County Libraries
Play familiar favorites with friends and family or try out a new game Friday. All ages welcome. Go to piercecountylibrary.org to check for local libraries participating.
Little Big Town comes to The Paramount Theatre in Seattle
Known for the hit “Girl Crush” the country group will perform in an 8 p.m. concert Friday at The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $31-$41 and are available online at stgpresents.org.