Thursday (Oct. 29)
Pacific Science Center’s “Grossology” exhibit on display
"Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body" exhibit is on display at the Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle. Explore the good, the bad and the downright ugly about how our bodies work. The exhibition uses sophisticated animatronics and imaginative exhibits to tell about runny noses, body odor and much more. Take a "Tour du Nose" to explore 10 nasal features, including how your nose acts as an air filter, a smell sensor and a mucus producer. It's a fun and educational look at our bodies. There's plenty more to see and do at the Science Center; make it a day for the entire family. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily with admission of $11.75-$19.75. For more information, go to pacificsciencecenter.org.
Student produced musical “Who I’d Be” at PLU
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Discover the talents at the student-produced annual musical revue, “Who I’d Be” produced by the Pacific Lutheran University. The theme explores the casting constraints on young actors and seeks to challenge these limitations. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 12180 Park Ave. S., Tacoma. Admission is free, donations are accepted.
Gig Harbor Library Chess Club offers play time
Get your kids involved in chess by taking them to the Gig Harbor Library Chess Club, where they will get 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. The club is for grades K-8 and meets weekly 6-7 p.m. Thursdays. The library is at 4424 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor. To find out more, call 253-548-3305 or go to piercecountylibrary.org.
Free organ performance at University of Puget Sound
Take a lunch break and listen to organist Joseph Adam play as part of the Organ at Noon concert series. He will perform at 12:05 p.m. Friday. Come out to the University of Puget Sound Kilworth Memorial Chapel, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma, for the free performance.
Jet City Comic Show coming to Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
Comic book lovers, get ready for a day dedicated just for you. The Jet City Comic Show is coming to the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma. Featuring thousands of comic books, toys, costume contests, as well as the opportunity to meet and talk with 100 comic book creators, it's a full day of family-friendly fun with activities from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $10-$20. Go to jetcitycomicshow.com for more information.