GET OUT: Outdoor music with Brass Band NW, monthly haiku meeting

Enjoy the sounds of Brass Band Northwest in a concert at Old Town Park
Enjoy the sounds of Brass Band Northwest in a concert at Old Town Park Courtesy

Tuesday (Sept. 8)

Brass Band Northwest performs at Old Town Park in Tacoma

Bring a blanket and lawn chair for one of the last outdoor concerts when Classical Tuesdays brings Brass Band Northwest to the stage in Old Town Park, 2350 N. 30th St., Tacoma. The band formed in 2002, is committed to sharing the sound of all-brass music in the tradition of the British brass band. Accomplished musicians play cornets, flugelhorns, alto horns, baritones, euphoniums, trombones and tubas plus percussion. The music begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and is free to the public.

Commencement Bay Haiku meets at King’s Books in Tacoma

Join Commencement Bay Haiku at this month’s meeting open to the public. Bring a page of three to five haiku or one page of haibun to read and get constructive suggestions. In addition, discussions will address aspects of haiku, haibun or haiga. The group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma. For more information, call 253-272-8801 or go to kingsbookstore.com.

Gentle Fitness class offered at the Center at Norpoint in Northeast Tacoma

If you’re looking to stay fit, then check out the Gentle Fitness to Stay Safe and Healthy senior fitness class. It will present an overview of the energy arts of Tai Ja Quan, Kigong, and Tai Chi. These fitness strategies promote moving for better balance; enhancing energy while learning to relax; reducing stress; and improving joint strength and range of motion. The free class is 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Center at Norpoint, 4818 Nassau Avenue NE, Tacoma. For more information, call 253-945-1400.

Trivia fun to be had at Treos in Old Town Tacoma

If you’re a trivia buff and love to compete, then come out for Tuesday Trivia at Treos in Old Town, 2312 N. 30th St., Tacoma. Bring a team or join one; it’s free. There are several rounds to join in the fun. It’s 6:33-7:43 p.m. Tuesday. To find out more, call 253-753-4544.