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Friday, Aug. 8: History of Tacoma Free Trivia Night

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Who was divisional chief of staff at Fort Lewis in 1940?

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Don't know much about history; don't know much about biology, who cares? What matters is how much you know about Tacoma. Here's your chance to strut your Tacoma stuff: a trivia game where your local knowledge feeds your ego and your sense of belonging. Dr. Bill Baarsma, former mayor of Tacoma, will host History of Tacoma Free Trivia Night at The Forum. Expect history-themed eats and drinks. Wear period costumes for door prizes. What Tacoma woman was a nurse for 30 years before running for state office? You know. What Jack lived in the grotto by the Tacoma Hotel in the 1890s? Why, that's easy. What two Tacoma clubs, owned and operated by the Downings, were home to local bands in the 1990s? You puked outside of both. Here's your chance to impress your friends and neighbors.

HISTORY OF TACOMA FREE TRIVIA NIGHT, 6-9:30 p.m., The Forum, 815 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, no cover, 253.591.5254

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