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Reopening of NW Trek, doll and teddy bear show, writing workshops, dog adoption event and more this weekend

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on March 17, 2012 at 8:00 am |
March 16, 2012 2:34 am

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Northwest Trek Reopening Celebration An early spring celebration at the park with special animal enrichments and activities for the entire family, 9:30 a.m. March 17, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Drive E., Eatonville. Included in admission.

America’s Boating Course 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17, Lacey Fire Department Station 31, 1231 Franz St. S.E., Lacey. $40 for course book. 360-438-9742,

The Second Annual St. Patrick Day Dinner Fundraiser to benefit the music department, 6 p.m. March 17, Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church and School, 10630 Gravelly Lake Drive S.W., Lakewood. $25 per person or $50 for families. 253-588-6621.

The Secrets of Great Storytelling Jack Hart, author of “Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction” shares what writers need to know about the art and craft of narrative nonfiction in this workshop, 10 a.m. March 17, Gig Harbor Pierce County Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W., Gig Harbor. 253-548-3305,

Today and Sunday
Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 18, Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. $7 adults, $4 children, younger than 5 get in free. 775-348-7713.

Lucky Dog Adoption Event Noon-3 p.m. March 18, Positive Approach Dog Training, 1501 S. Center St., Tacoma. Free to attend, adoption fees range from $150-$250.

Screening of “THE PEOPLE’S CRISIS” A documentary about human rights and the crisis in North Korea, 2 p.m. March 18, Compass Christian Center, 30815-B Pacific Highway S., Federal Way. Free.

A Writers Party Celebrating The Writers Connection second anniversary, 2-4 p.m. March 18, The Chapel on Echo Bay, 400 Sixth Ave., Fox Island. 253-318-2312,

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