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GET OUT: Pro rodeo in Enumclaw, comedy in Tacoma, free car wash and more happenings

Enjoy three days of pro rodeo in Enumclaw starting Thursday
Enjoy three days of pro rodeo in Enumclaw starting Thursday Staff file, 2011

Thursday (Aug. 27)

Enumclaw Pro Rodeo opens Thursday and continues through Saturday

It’s a big-time rodeo with a small town feel at the Enumclaw Pro Rodeo opening Thursday at the Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE, Enumclaw, and continues through Saturday. Gates open at 6 p.m. each night with the rodeo beginning at 7 p.m. There will be live concerts after the Friday and Saturday night rodeos featuring Dakota Poorman in the beer garden. Tickets are $15, $10 for children and 12 and younger, free for active and retired military, seniors 65 and older and 5 and younger. For more information go to

Tacoma Comedy Club bring John Roy to the stage

John Roy cut his teeth in the comedy world performing on “Conan,” “The Tonight Show” and the “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” He will performing at 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Tacoma Comedy Club, 933 Market St., Tacoma. Tickets are $10, $14 VIP front row and are available online at

Free car wash celebrating Brown Bear Car Wash anniversary

Celebrating its 58th anniversary, Brown Bear Car Wash is offering a free “Beary Clean” wash at 21 of the automated tunnel wash locations in the Puget Sound area. Hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Also enter to win a year of free washes. Go online to to find a location near your and to learn how to enter to win free washes.

Job and employment assistance at local libraries

First track - job track class will prepare job seekers with tech readiness plus a career kickstart. Partnering with WorkSource, Pierce County Libraries offers a variety of resources for those looking for employment. The classes include skills in Word and Excel, creating a new resumé and cover letter. Homework with the check out of a Chromebook text book is also offered. Registration is required, call the local branch to sign up. This week’s offerings are

▪ 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, Sumner Library, 1116 Fryar Ave., 253-548-3306

▪ 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Key Center Library, 8905 KPN, Lakebay, 253-548-3309