Archive for November, 2011

Day 217: Santa Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting, Puyallup, WA

Don’t miss this years annual Santa Parade, Tree Lighting and Christmas Reception located in Downtown Puyallup at Pioneer Park and Pavilion.

This annual tradition kicks off the Christmas season this Saturday (12/3) starting at 5:00p

Bring the kids down to welcome Santa! See the jolly old elf arrive on one of Puyallup’s finest fire engines.

Afterwards visit the Pioneer Park Pavilion for ice skating at Holiday on Ice and watch as the City lights the Community Tree in Pioneer Park! This wonderful community tradition is a great way to kick off the holiday season!.

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There has never been a better time to buy a home! Interest rates are at all time lows, and property values won’t be this low again in our life time. If you or someone you know needs help financing the home of their dreams, you can fill out a simple loan application online, or call me at: 206-423-2552. When inquiring be sure to ask about our seasonal specials and discounts.

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Day 216: Fantasy Lights Walk, Pierce County, WA

Kick off your holiday season with the Fantasy Lights WALK Sneak Preview this Sunday (20th) from 5:00p – 7:00p at Spanaway Park.


Fantasy Lights Walk takes you through 2.5 miles of animated displays at Spanaway Park. Walkers of all ages and abilities (including wheelchairs and strollers) are invited to take a sneak preview walk through Fantasy Lights this one night only.

Remember Sunday, November 20, 2011 is your only chance to walk through Fantasy Lights.


  • $4 per person
  • $12 per family of four
  • Children ages 3 and under are free.

Check in:

Start and finish the 2.5 miles at Sprinker Recreation Center. Walkers may start any time between 5:00-7:00 p.m. after checking in.

Walkers should park and meet in Sprinker’s parking lot, located at 14824 South ‘C’ Street in Spanaway, then proceed as directed into Spanaway Park.

Walk Policies:

  • Walk only with strollers, wagons or wheelchairs.
  • No scooters, in-line skates, skateboards, or bikes.
  • Please NO dogs, except service dogs. Please have service dogs clearly marked to prevent confusion by other walkers and volunteer staff.
  • Bring a flashlight and wear visible clothing.
  • The event goes on rain or shine. Dress for the weather. No refunds due to inclement weather.
  • Bring your camera for a memorable holiday picture.
  • No vendors are allowed without written approval from the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department.

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Day 215: Puyallup Emergency Preparedness Fair, Puyallup, WA

Is your family prepared for a natural disaster? What about a family emergency? Well, if your not sure then come to the Puyallup Fair and Events Center this Saturday 11/05 from 9:00am – 3:00pm for this FREE event.

There is going to be a ton of great, useful information about preparing you and your family for the worst.

Plus, they are giving away free bike helmets (children under 13)! You cant beat that…this is also a great opportunity to teach your kids about safety.

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