GET OUT: “Book of Mormon” at the Paramount Theatre, kids’ New Year’s Eve parties and other happenings

"The Book of Mormon" begins its run at Seattle's Paramount Theatre on Tuesday.
"The Book of Mormon" begins its run at Seattle's Paramount Theatre on Tuesday. Courtesy


“Book of Mormon” The winner of nine Tony Awards, including for best musical, is an irreverent comedy made for laughs. It opens Tuesday at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle, and will continue through Jan. 10. Tickets start at $35 and you can get yours at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.

Tuesday — Friday

If you’re looking to enjoy holiday lights from the comfort of your car then you can still take in Fantasy Lights from 5:30-9 p.m. through Friday. It’s a world of animations, lights and music at Spanaway Park, 14905 Bresemann Blvd. S., Spanaway. Admission is $14 per vehicle and $45 for bus with 25 or more passenger capacity.


Kids New Year’s Eve Parties: Join the library for crafts, dancing, snacks and a countdown. Free. piercecountylibrary.org

11 a.m. Thursday, South Hill Library, 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup. 253-548-3303;

11 a.m. Thursday, Sumner Library, 1116 Fryar Ave., Sumner. 253-548-3306;

11 a.m. Thursday, University Place Library, 3609 Market Place W., University Place. 253-548-3307;

11 a.m. Thursday, Graham Library, 9202 224th St. E., Graham. 253-548-3322;

11 a.m. Thursday, Milton/Edgewood Library, 900 Meridian Ave. E., Milton. 253-548-3325;

11 a.m. Thursday, Gig Harbor Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor. 253-548-3305