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GET OUT: Free safety presentations and the Washington State Fair

“Weird Al” Yankovic performs for the crowd at the Orpheum Theater in Wichita, Kan., on July 1. The parody artist brings his tour to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Monday.
“Weird Al” Yankovic performs for the crowd at the Orpheum Theater in Wichita, Kan., on July 1. The parody artist brings his tour to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Monday. The Wichita Eagle

Monday (Sept. 14)

Learn about personal and home safety at free presentations

Join in the conversation, “Making it Safe at Home” with the local police department, Safe Streets and Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources this week.

Learn how to make your home safer and about personal safety at three different presentations this week. For more information call 253-798-4600 or go online to PierceADRC.org. The free talks are:

 

▪ 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Lakewood Police Department Headquarters, 9401 Lakewood Drive SW, Lakewood.

▪ 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gig Harbor City Hall, 3510 Grandview St., Gig Harbor.

▪ 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Sumner Senior Center, 15506 62nd St. Court E., Sumner.

 

What’s happening at the Washington State Fair

Weird Al Yankovich will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Grandstand. Tickets are $30-$60 and include fair admission.

 

Gate hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $12.50 adults, $9 ages 6-18 and seniors 62 and older, free for kids 5 and younger. Parking in the fair lots is $10 Mondays-Fridays and $15 Saturdays and Sundays.

 

Transit options include:

 

Pierce Transit’s Fair Express service begins daily at 9:15 a.m. with the last trip leaving the fair at 11:30 p.m. Service is provided from the Tacoma Mall, Lakewood Towne Center and South Hill Mall; parking is free at these sites. Fares are $2 one way for adults, $0.75 for seniors and disabled and youth 18 and younger. Up to four children, ages 13 and younger, may ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying customer.

 

Sound Transit Express Route 578 also runs between Seattle and Puyallup daily. Check the schedule at soundtransit.org/schedules/ST-Express-Bus/578

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