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GET OUT: Tacoma history walk in Old Town, live music in Tacoma, collectibles assessment and more happenings

Explore Tacoma’s history on a walk through Old Town.
Explore Tacoma’s history on a walk through Old Town. Staff file, 2005

Wednesday (Aug. 26)

Tacoma history walk explores the transformation of the city

Get a local history lesson and get some exercise at the Tacoma History Walk - Tacoma Springs to Life at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Join a local tour guide and discover how Tacoma transformed into a thriving city. It is recommended to arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Registsration if not requird and it is a pay as you can event. Meet at the Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N. 30th St., Tacoma.

Live music at Jazzbones and C.I. Shenanigans

Take a mid-week break and go out for some local music at these venues.

▪ Bringing the sound of Hawaiian island reggae to the stage, Maoli, has released albums “No One,” “Write Me a Letter” and “So Incredible,” making their mark in the music world. Come out to see them perform at 8:-0 p.m. at Jazzbones, 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Tickets are $10, go online to for more information.

▪ Enjoy the waterfront and free live music at C.I. Shenanigans, 3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma. Quiet Storm will be playing from 6-9 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 253-752-8811.

Assess your collectibles at free class in Bonney Lake

Learn if that item you’ve been keeping has monetary value at the Assess Your Collectibles free workshop at the Bonney Lake Library, 18501 90th St. E. Find the value of your antiques and collectibles using online databases and websites. Bring a small, non-fragile item to price in the class. The class is 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration is required, call the local branch at 253-548-3308 for the details.

Stories and kids activities for families at Job Carr Cabin Museum

With school still out, here’s a fun activity for kids. Bring them for the Summer storytime at Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N. 30th St., Tacoma. Enjoy stories and arts and carft activities form 1-2 p.m. Wednesday. It is geared for children ages 3-8 years old and their families. For more information call 253-627-5405.