Archive for June, 2011

Day 182: Junk In Trunk Sale, Tacoma, WA

Huge local trunk sale happening at Sprinker Recreation Center! See below for all the details.

Dates: Three Dates in 2011!

  • Saturday, July 9 / 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Saturday, July 30 / 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Saturday, August 20 / 9:00am – 4:00pm

Where: Click Here for Directions

Sprinker Recreation Center
14824 C Street South, Tacoma, 98444

What Is It?

This is a new twist on the old garage sale. Load up your trunk and sell your ‘stuff’ from the back of your vehicle.

You bring the ‘junk’ and they will bring the people! Just drive up and sell on Saturday July 9, July 30, and August 20 at Sprinker Recreation Center.



Sellers: Spots for sellers are limited to the number of parking spaces available. Reserve your spot now. Vendor fee is:

$15 per car/truck/van
$25 per RV/Camper

Junk In Trunk Vendors will be assigned one slot to park and one to set up sales.

  • July 9 Sale – Registration deadline is June 30th (TODAY!)
  • July 30 Sale – Registration deadline is July 22
  • August 20 Sale – Registration deadline is August 12

Fill out the Junk In Trunk Registration Form and make payment to:

Pierce County Parks & Recreation
Junk In Trunk Sale
9112 Lakewood Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Register on-line.

Once your registration is received, they will send you a confirmation and final instructions for the day of sale.

Call 253-798-4703 for more information.

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Day 181: Sketching, Not Texting: Plein Air Art @ the Library, Puyallup, WA

Looking for a great way to kick off the summer season? The Puyallup Public Library is hosting an “open air” art workshop this Wednesday (06/29) from 3:00p – 5:00p.

When you have a sketchbook in hand, you always have something to do. Stuck in a line? Bored in class? Pull out your sketchbook instead of texting! Learn how to look at the world around you and find art in the everyday.

No art experience required to make great sketches – supplies will be provided. Please sign up ahead of time AT the Puyallup Public Library.

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Day 180: 2011 Puyallup Meeker Days Festival, Puyallup, WA

This Friday (17th) thru Sunday (19th) is Pierce Counties largest street festival happening here in downtown Puyallup.

The 2011 Puyallup Meeker Days Festival features four live entertainment stages, two food courts, nearly 200 craft, commercial and non-profit vendors and lots of fun for the entire family.

Check out the links below to see the full event schedule and an event map. Don’t miss this great community event that’s fun for the whole family!

Dates and Times:

  • Friday, June 17 – Noon to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 18 – 10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 19 (Father’s Day) – 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To See the Full Event Schedule, Click Here

For parking and to see the event map, Click Here

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Day 179: Discover Puyallup’s History! Visit the Library’s History Room, Puyallup, WA

This Monday (June 13th) from 5:30p – 7:30p you can discover Puyallup’s rich history!

The Puyallup Public Library is starting a program that will open the library’s History Room archive to the public on a monthly basis.

Volunteers will be available as guides to the photograph collection, past City Directories, Puyallup High School yearbooks and a wide range of other materials that have historical significance to the community. Materials are available that date back to the early 1900s! The Library plans to have the archive open to the public at least once per month through the end of the 2012.

Visit www.puyalluplibrary.org for future dates and information.

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Day 178: Puyallup Police Department Auction, Puyallup, WA

The Puyallup Police Department is sending all their unclaimed property to the Taylor Auction (215 S. 84th St. Tacoma, WA 98444).

The auction will take place this weekend (Saturday – 6/4). Not sure about what time so if you are interested call Taylors Auction at 253-548-8800.

To see a list of the unclaimed property that was sent to the auction, click here.

Don’t miss this event to score some great deals!

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Day 177: Kids’ Fishing Derby, Puyallup, WA

All kids 12 and under are invited to the annual fishing derby at Bradley Lake and may even win a special prize! Make sure your kid’s bring their own rod and tackle. (Parents are encouraged to help their children!)

Registration begins at 6:30 am the day of the event. The cost is only $3.00 per child (cash-only)

*Note: Bradley Lake will be closed to adults for fishing May 14 – June 4.

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