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GET OUT: Free organ performance in Tacoma, Play to Learn this week and more happenings

Enjoy a free organ recital at First Presbyterian Church
Enjoy a free organ recital at First Presbyterian Church Staff file, 1999

Monday (Nov. 9) —Friday

Free organ performance at First Presbyterian Church

Enjoy the sounds of “The Mystical Organ: An Organ Recital” at First Presbyterian Church, 20 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma. The free recital will feature “Finales from the Twelve Suites of Tournemire’s L’orgue Mystique,” composed by French organist and composer Charles Arnould Tournemire performed by Sarah Duffy on the church’s renowned pipe organ. It is at 7:30 p.m. Monday. For more information call 253-272-3286

Habitat for Humanity hosts film screening

Join the Tacoma Pierce County Habitat for Humanity for a night at the movies featuring the film “Storied Streets.” The film looks at the journey many face searching for affordable secure housing and it will be followed by a panel discussion. It is at 6 p.m. Monday at The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. The evening is free, a $5 donation is suggested.


Kids and parents join in Play to Learn program

Keep the kids engaged and active by planning to take them to one of the Play to Learn free sessions designed for parents, grandparents and guardians to join in and play. There are group activities, songs, individual play and group circle times. Here are the times, days and locations of this week’s programs.

▪  10-11:30 a.m. Monday at Madison Complex, 3101 S. 43rd St., Tacoma.

▪  1:30-3 p.m. Monday at Willard Early Learning Center, 3201 S. D St., Tacoma, and South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup.

▪  10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Charles Wright Academy, 7723 Chambers Creek Road W., Tacoma, and Puyallup Public Library, 324 S. Meridian, Puyallup.

▪  10-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Road SW, Lakewood, and Peace Community Center, 21-5 S. Cushman Ave., Tacoma.

▪  1:30-3 p.m. Thursday at Portland Avenue Community Center, 3513 E. Portland Ave., Tacoma.

▪  10-11:30 a.m. Friday at Asia Pacific Cultural Center, 4851 South Tacoma Way., Tacoma.


Discussion on Middle East and Iran deal at University Place Library

Engage in a presentation by Dr. Steve Niva, Evergreen College faculty and Elizabeth Murray a veteran of U.S. intelligence agencies specializing in the Middle East, at “The Mess in the Middle East: Two Evenings of Unraveling” at the University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W. The 7:15 p.m. event will discuss Why the Iran Deal is Good for the U.S. and is free and open to the public. For more information call 253-535-7219.