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‘Tis the Season for Fantasy Lights

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‘Tis the Season for Fantasy Lights

During the holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year's, Pierce County Parks has delighted thousands of families from near and far with miles of elaborate light displays. Fantasy Lights is the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest and features nearly 300 displays with thousands of dazzling lights. For those new

We found some military discounts for you

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We found some military discounts for you

Eders.com Active duty, retired or honorably discharged members of the U.S. Military get FREE membership to the Professional Bowhunter Buyer's Club. Members are entitled to 4-45% off when purchasing archery and bowhunting equipment from eders.com or bowhuntingoutlet.com. Call 516-656-0808 for more details. Enfamil Infant & Toddler Nutrition 15% off all Enfamil online products for active duty,

Free event Saturday: Salute to Military Couples Night Out

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Free event Saturday: Salute to Military Couples Night Out

Military couples definitely endure their share of sacrifice, and that is why Grand Canyon University and the Ranger and NW Airlifter newspapers are teaming up to present a fun evening dedicated to military couples this SATURDAY, April 23 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. hosted by LeMay America's Car Museum.  This is

Tacoma Little Theater presents 'A Chorus Line'

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Tacoma Little Theater presents 'A Chorus Line'

Tacoma Little Theater's vision is "to create quality productions and foster meaningful interactions among all people in our community." They have successfully honored this commitment to the community since 1918.  Now back for their 103rd season, Tacoma Little Theatre presents the much anticipated, A Chorus Line, conceived by Michael Bennett with

Free salute to military, Princess and Superhero Tea

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Free salute to military, Princess and Superhero Tea

Join us for a free Princess and Superhero Tea, presented by StationedAT JBLM and sponsored by Grand Canyon University, to honor military families and their sacrifice. The party will take place on Jan. 29 at Capital Christian Center in Lacey from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Juice and cookies will be

Plan a staycation in Olympia

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Plan a staycation in Olympia

Winter has officially kicked off, so it's time to plan adventures outside of the obvious movie marathon and Netflix binge weekends. For those seeking an adventure beyond just a day trip we suggest planning a staycation in the Olympia region.  It's easy to plan a weekend in Olympia despite what the

Holiday happenings in Thurston County

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Holiday happenings in Thurston County

If you're looking for festive activities, holiday happenings, or great shopping ideas, Experience Olympia & Beyond has you covered. Their 2021 Holiday Shopping and Activity Guide is filled with ways to celebrate the season in Thurston County. Be sure to check out the full 2021 Holiday Shopping and Activity Guide

Lacey Children’s Day offers supersized fun

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Lacey Children’s Day offers supersized fun

A favorite family  fall event returns to Lacey this  Saturday, Oct. 2  at Huntamer Park in Woodland Square in Lacey from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event offers fun for kids of all ages!   With a theme of Superheroes, Lacey Children's Day, presented by Chick-fil-A of Lacey, promises big fun

Free military family events return in July

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Free military family events return in July

Northwest Military - publishers of the Ranger and NW Airlifter newspapers - invite you and your family to two FREE military family support events featuring Polynesian shows in July sponsored by Grand Canyon University. The first event is Saturday at the Capital Christian Center in Lacey from 11 a.m. to

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Two Free Summer Polynesian Shows

  Join us for two FREE Military Support Polynesian shows this summer! Put on by the Asia Pacific Cultural Center and sponsored by Grand Canyon University. The first show will be near JBLM on July 10th and the second will be near Kitsap on July 17th! Pick the date and location that

A church for military

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A church for military

The Capital Christian Center has a mission to "care for those who protect us." According to Pastor Tim Minter, "Capital Christian Center started supporting military families over 15 years ago. We conducted an event, A Tribute to Those Who Serve, at the Capitol Building in Olympia. Since that event, we've created ministries

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Brandman University Allows You to Get a Degree on Your Time

  Brandman University is designed especially for individuals needing a flexible work schedule. Their flexible schedule makes getting a degree manageable. Join them for this month's opportunity to learn more: Is now the right time? How do I decide which degree is best for me? How long will it take to complete? What credits can I

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Memorial Day celebration is live in Lakewood

Formerly known as Decoration Day, the last Monday in May has come to be known as Memorial Day, a day for remembering those who have died, specifically those who have died in the service of their nation. It is a time for our nation to remember, reflect

Your kids can have cake and eat it too!

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Your kids can have cake and eat it too!

We know that kids often spend long hours deciding the theme of their party and the cake is often the centerpiece of the party. We also know sometimes the plans are to visit the local grocery store or bake yourself. We've compiled a list of local bakeries to order the perfect

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A Look At Post-COVID Stress Disorder

As the global COVID-19 pandemic lessens, mental health care professionals are now concerned with confronting post-COVID stress disorder.   To understand the connection between the psychological impact of COVID-19 and PTSD, an Italian survey (the COVID-19-PTSD questionnaire) was created to study this connection.   "These results are relevant from a clinical point of view

JBLM COVID-related updates

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JBLM COVID-related updates

Several announcements regarding services and facilities impacted by COVID-19 were announced Monday during the base townhall meeting. The following was released afterwards by public affairs. INDOOR DINING Following the state's guidance on indoor dining, effective Feb. 1: Bowl Arena Lanes' Strike Zone Café opens for indoor dining at 25% capacity, https://jblm.armymwr.com/programs/strike-zone-cafe. Habanero's Mexican

SPOUSE magazine - January 2021

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SPOUSE magazine - January 2021

  To receive an email announcing the latest Spouse magazine, click here. To read the Januray 2021 Spouse Magazine, click HERE. In this month's issue: <<< Snowshoeing at Mount Rainier <<< TMS and Tricare <<< Tea rooms near JBLM <<< Winter gardens

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TMS AND TRICARE: A Long Overdue Union

The 21st century has seen the rise of anxiety and depression to become some of the more prevalent health concerns across all ages. According to the World Health Organization, depression is a widespread illness faced by about 264 million people of different age groups around the

SPOUSE magazine - December 2020

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SPOUSE magazine - December 2020

  To receive an email announcing the latest Spouse magazine, click here. To read the December 2020 Spouse Magazine, click HERE. In this month's issue: <<< Local PNW ciders to enjoy <<< Fantasy Lights <<< Teaching kids about money <<< Tis' the season for charcuterie boards

Free trees for troops, Drive-in movie

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Free trees for troops, Drive-in movie

A Christmas tree certainly brightens the holiday season. Military can receive free Christmas trees, Dec. 5, by appointment on Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) as part of the Trees for Troops holiday tradition. It is one of several holiday activities that will go forward on base during this global pandemic. Events include

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