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Enjoy the old-fashioned Tea and Vintage Hat Fashion Show at Meeker Mansion.
Enjoy the old-fashioned Tea and Vintage Hat Fashion Show at Meeker Mansion. Staff file, 2013

Monday (Aug. 17)

Old-fashioned Tea and Vintage Hat Fashion Show at Meeker Mansion

Join in celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Meeker Mansion at its Tea and Vintage Hat Fashion Show on Monday. Enjoy an old-fashioned tea and tour the mansion. Wear your best finery and enjoy a vintage hat fashion show. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the mansion. It begins at 1 p.m. at the mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup, with tickets at $12. Reserve your place by calling 253-848-1770.

Computer and job search classes offered at Pierce County Libraries

Pierce County Libraries offers a variety of free computer classes and job search resources. Most require registration, call the local branch for more information. Here are some happening this week.

Job Lab - WorkSource: one-on-one help for job search. 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Monday, Parkland Spanaway Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., 253-548-3304; 10 a.m.-noon and 2-54 p.m. Monday, University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., 253-548-3307.

Computers for Beginners: covers basic skills and concepts. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Parkland Spanaway Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., 253-548-3304.

Job Seeker Services - Russian - WorkSource: job search strategies for Russisn, Romanian or Ukrainian primary language, 11 a.m. Tuesday, University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., 253-548-3307.

The Job Doctor - WorkSource: resumé review, mock interviewing, 2 p.m. Tuesday, University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., 253-548-3307.

Internet for Beginners: learn basics including navigating a web page, using search engine and applying search strategies, 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., 253-548-3303; 1:30-3 p.m. Sumner Library, 1116 Fryar Ave., 253-548-3306.

Prepare for Job Interviews - WorkSource: learn benefits of pre-interview prep work, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave., 253-548-3310 or 360-829-0300.

Plan Your Job Search - WorkSource: pick up tips for contacting employers, research labor market, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave., 253-548-3310 or 360-829-0300.

Quick Start 3-D Printing: hands-on class with Afinia 3-D printers and certification, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Gig Harbor Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive W., 253-548-3305.

E-Books and E-Readers: learn what e-readers are compatible with the library’s sytem and how to download, 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Summit Library, 5107 112th St. E., 253-548-3321.

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