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Day 226: FREE Comic Book Day, Puyallup, WA

This Saturday (May 5th) is Free Comic Book Day!

This is the only day when comic book stores and libraries around the world give away comics to people of all ages.

At the Puyallup Public Library they will be giving out comic books at the front of the library from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

This is a great opportunity to bring your kids downtown and have them pick out some old classics or some fun new comics.

Or, just treat yourself to an issue of Spider-man, Star Wars, Owly, or Sonic the Hedgehog, just to name a few.

Learn more about this day from the official Free Comic Book Day website.

About the Author:

Kenton Becker - kentonb@landhomenw.com / 206-423-2552

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in Puyallup  and currently lives and works here as well.

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 225: 30th Annual Puyallup Farmers Market, Puyallup, WA

The 30th anniversary season of the Puyallup Farmer’s Market began early again this year to allow everyone in the area a chance to purchase flowers, hanging baskets and much more from “local grown in Washington vendors.

The Market will also move into the Pavilion beginning May 5 and will run through the end of Fall, October 13th on Saturdays only.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the 2012 season click here to access the vendor page and choose the appropriate application type for your product line.

Schedule:

  • Saturdays 9:00 to 2:00 April 14th — October 13th
  • Sundays 10:00 to 3:00 May 27th — September 2nd

There is so much to see at the farmers market in Puyallup. From flowers, to art, to fruits and vegitables and even sweets and candy. You can see (and purchase) it all at the farmers markets.

Plus, its good to support our local businesses and farmers!

Also, there will be performances throughout the year, so check back with 365 Things To Do In Puyallup, WA to get all the updates!


About the Author:

Kenton Becker - kentonb@landhomenw.com / 206-423-2552

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in Puyallup  and currently lives and works here as well.

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 224: The Spring Fair 2012, Puyallup, WA


It’s that time of year again…The Puyallup Spring Fair is happening April 19 – 22 (4 days only!).

There is TONS of FREE things to do at the fair. Take your pick and have a great time…

Free Entertainment

Dock Dogs: This new sport challenges dogs to dash down a specially built 40-foot canine runway and jump headlong into a large portable swimming pool filled with 27,000 gallons of water. The longest distance jump wins! Enjoy the spectacular abilities of these amazing dogs.

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs: Stop by and watch piglets race around a track for the coveted prize of a peanut butter cup at the finish line.

Timberworks Lumberjack Show: Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. No, it’s not Superman – these “men of steel” are lumberjacks in the Timberworks Lumberjack Show. The NEW show includes century-old skills like axe throwing, chopping, log rolling, cross cut sawing, hot sawing and chainsaw carving. To pass idle time in logging camps, lumberjacks would challenge each other in a head-to-head competition.

Danny Vernon Illusion of Elvis: With the voice, look, and passion of the twentieth century icon, Danny Vernon recaptures Elvis Presley’s appeal! This show is sure to be fun entertainment for the whole family!

Gothard Sisters: A show with this talented trio of sisters includes fast fiddle numbers, singing ballads, and champion Irish step dancing incorporated into exciting numbers featuring country, Irish, flamenco, and rock influences, as well as stories, educational tidbits, and a good time for audiences of all ages.

KKWF Presents JT HodgesDetailsCountry fans want to hunt down JT Hodges, Texas newcomer, after getting a listen to his infectious summer single, “Hunt You Down.” Plus, there’s plenty more to be pursued in Hodges alternately tender and raucous Show Dog – Universal Music debut. Fans are quickly finding out that behind those baby blue eyes lies the seasoned soul of a country-rock classicist. Check out his show at the Coca-Cola Stage.

Northwest Jr Rodeo: From the littlest to the champion bull rider, these young contestants bring big hearts and the cowboy spirit. The NWJR kick-off event for 2012 will feature bareback riding,, bull riding, team roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, goat tying, pole bending, dummy roping and more! Free with Fair admission, Friday – Sunday. Located in Paulhamus Arena, south end of the Fairgrounds.

Rockaraoke Contest: Rockaraoke takes karaoke to the next level with a live band covering over 400 songs for you to sing to. More info

Let’s Pretend Wild West Show: Little ones will love being part of a Wild West show. This is an impromptu stage show for children, where they are the entertainment. They are selected from the audience and choose costumes they want to wear: cowboys and cowgirls, cows, horses and other Wild West characters.

Puyallup Spring Fair Choir & Ensemble Festival: This festival features some of the region’s most accomplished choral and ensemble groups including the Total Experience Gospel Choir with Tracie Davis as the very special Mistress of Ceremonies. Don’t miss this memorable event taking place at the Showplace Stage on Saturday, April 21, noon – 5 pm.

Ag Magic Show: Go back to the agricultural roots of the Puyallup Valley! Whether you’re a Kid or a parent, you can help make the magic happen AND test your own agricultural knowledge.

Red Hatters: Enjoy fun and activities just for Red Hatters. New this year is the Great Red Hat Houdini Caper. Can you make a bunny disappear? And back for the 4th year is the hat contest – with a “Down on the Farm” theme! Bring your decorated hat to the Garden Stage.

Face Painting: Kids 12 & under can get their face painted for FREE! Face painting is located indoors in KidZone!


About the Author:

Kenton Becker - kentonb@landhomenw.com / 206-423-2552

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in Puyallup  and currently lives and works here as well.

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 221: Science Magic with Jeff Evans

Are you looking for a super-fun way to add some science to your Spring Break?

Then come join Jeff Evans as he introduces some Science Magic at the Puyallup Public Library this Wednesday (April 5th) from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Magic tricks can be explained by science, and popular magician Jeff Evans has been fascinated with science experiments and demonstrations since he was a kid growing up. The idea of bringing science and magic together was a natural fit. His goal is to spread this amazement and desire to learn science on to children of all ages.

Learn about the characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases. See amazing demonstrations on the properties of air pressure, static electricity, center of mass, density, and basic electronics. This is an interactive program where kids from the audience can help with certain experiments.

This FREE science program at the library is generously provided by the Kiwanis Club of Puyallup. Recommended for children 5 years and older. No registration required!

About the Author:

Kenton Becker - kentonb@landhomenw.com / 206-423-2552

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in Puyallup  and currently lives and works here as well.

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 220: No Sun Fun Run, Puyallup, WA

We live in Washington…we should be used to the rain by now, right?

Well, the No Sun Fun Run is a rain or shine event! Taking place this Saturday, January 28th… Check-in and day of event (registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Heritage Recreation Center in South Hill Puyallup).

The run is non-competitive and welcomes all ages and abilities. Make sure to come dressed warm and bring your enthusiasm for one of the first 5K’s (and 1K’s) of the year. Remember, there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes!

1 Mile Course:
Starting at Heritage Recreation Center, the course will run two times around the outside of the ball fields and will finish inside the sports complex between fields 1 and 4.

1 Mile Course Map

5K Course:
Beautifully forested 5K course on the Nathan Chapman Memorial Trail are very flat and stroller friendly! Starting at Heritage Recreation Center, the course runs around the baseball fields then heads south and takes a large counter-clockwise loop around South Hill Park and forested wetlands. Then progresses back toward Heritage Recreation Center lower soccer fields, north along 94th Avenue, then west through the lower parking lot (next to Zeiger Elementary) and ends in between fields 2 and 3 inside the sports complex.

5 K Course Map 

Check-in and day of event registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Heritage Recreation Center in South Hill Puyallup.

Heritage Recreation Center
9010 – 128th Street East
Puyallup, WA 98375

Print directions/map (pdf) to Heritage Recreation Center.

Registration Fee:

  • $20 – 5K day of event

T-shirt Fee:

  • $10 – T-shirts day of event while supplies last

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Day 219: 16th Annual Fantasy Lights, Spanaway, WA

Pierce County Parks and Recreation is pleased to present the 16th annual ‘Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park’ the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest, featuring nearly 300 elaborate displays and thousands of sparkling lights. The beautiful two-mile drive along Spanaway Lake has become a memorable lakeside tradition for the entire family.

Visitors of all ages will be treated to the magical world of animation and imagination where bears fly kites, snowboys kick field goals, Santa snowboards down a slope, frogs jump in and out of a tree, and reindeer leap over your car. You will also marvel at several new attractions this year including the gingerbread playground, space aliens, and the holiday light tunnel.

As you drive, dial your car radio to FM 93.7 to listen to a selection of special holiday music performed by a local high school to add to the festive atmosphere of the park.

Hours of Operation: November 24th – January 1st

  • Fantasy Lights will operate every night including Christmas and New Year’s Eve, from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

Admission: Admission is charged per vehicle at the gate:

  • $13 per vehicle
  • $28 per mini-bus / (16-24 passenger capacity)
  • $45 for each bus / (25+ passenger capacity)

Discount Tickets: Visit one of the participating locations to purchase discount tickets for $10 each. Tickets are available while supplies last.

  • Lakewood Community Center, 253-798-4177
    9112 Lakewood Drive SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499
  • Sprinker Recreation Center, 253-798-4000
    14824 ‘C’ Street South
    Tacoma, WA 98499
  • Garfield Book Company at PLU, 253-535-7665
    208 Garfield St. Ste 101
    Tacoma, WA 98444

Discount tickets are not valid for bus admissions. Discount tickets are not available for sale at the admission’s gate.

*** $3.00 OFF Coupon ***

Print the coupon and save $3.00 off regular car/van admission. Redeem the coupon at the ticket booth to Fantasy Lights, November 24-January 1.

$3 Off Coupon (pdf file)

About the Author:

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in the Puyallup valley and currently lives and works here as well.

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 218: Victorian Country Christmas, Puyallup, WA

Don’t miss the 24th annual Victorian Country Christmas Festival taking place Wednesday November 30th thru Sunday December 4th at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center!

What a great way to kick off the holidays and celebrate this wonderful time of year. Step back in time to the Victorian Village with old-fashioned streets and over 500 Victorian Stores! To keep authentic, each store is hosted by shopkeepers in Victorian attire.

There will also be lots of entertainment at the Victorian Country Christmas. KMPS 94.1 will have a Jubilee Theater with stage shows and concerts every hour (including: Stardust Follies, The Silver Spurs Country Western Revue, the Singing Nativity and more)! See below for more entertainment this year.

Best of all, every show at A Victorian Country Christmas is FREE with admission!

Click Here to see the concert updates…

Have fun this Christmas Season

CHRISTMAS KARAOKE!
Christmas Karaoke comes to A Victorian Country Christmas! STAR 101.5, KOMO Newsradio, and Seattle’s Greatest Hits – 570 KVI will invite listeners to visit A Victorian Country Christmas and enter the Christmas Karaoke contest. Listeners will register online at http://www.star1015.com .
Sunday December 4th between 12:30pm – 2:30pm. more info…

KMPS and Holiday Jubilee Theater – Featuring professional stage shows and the majestic Singing Nativity! More info…

Activities and family fun are a signature of A Victorian Country Christmas. Visit The Country Christmas Fair! Have your face painted, create fun art projects, whisper your wishes in Santa’s ear and take a memorable photo too! Say hello to Mrs. Clause while you are there. Step into the Victorian Christmas Opry Theater for family entertainment! More info…

Victorian Carousel A beautiful old-fashioned carousel offering free rides daily.

Christmas Lights display – The Santa Tram will take you through a tunnel where elaborate light displays sparkle.

Winter Wine Garden – Enjoy wine by the glass to enjoy on site or take a bottle or case home to give to friends and family for holiday gifts and special events. More info…

Five Minute Make Over Stop by the 5 Minute Make-over. Receive a 5 minute massage from professionals of Massage Envy. More info…

Concerts and stage shows abound at A Victorian Country Christmas. A variety of professional entertainment will be featured in the KMPS Holiday Jubilee Theater. More info…
PLUS – Every show at A Victorian Country Christmas is FREE with admission!!

Hours:
Wed – Sat: 10 am – 9 pm
Sun: 10 am – 6 pm

Admission:
Adult: $10.00
Senior (62+): $ 8
Student (6-18): $ 8
Military with ID: $7
Children 5 and under: FREE

About the Author:

Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in the Puyallup valley and currently lives and works here as well.

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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