More events can be found in the district-wide events calendar.
June 1: Pierce College Puyallup Lunchtime Concert
Hear the sounds of Pierce College’s chorale group at noon in the College Center Building. The event is free and open to the public.
June 2: Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Concert Band and Choir
The Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Jere Knudtsen, will perform the works of Beethoven, Bach, Fillmore, Sparke, and Huffine. The Choir is under the direction of Evin Lambert. Membership for both groups is comprised of students and local area musicians. The event is Friday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 for the general public. Students are free. For more information contact Dr. Jere Knudtsen at (253) 964-6572. Mount Tahoma High School is located at 4634 S. 74th St., Tacoma.
June 2: Iran: World Concern with Chris Vanneson at Pierce College Puyallup
Learn the history of Iran and find out what may be coming next from this controversial country at noon in the Multi-Purpose Room, Pierce College, Puyallup. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call: (253) 840-8416.
June 3: Pierce College Puyallup Choir performance
Hear the voices of Pierce College Puyallup Choir and Tacoma and Peninsula Community College’s Choruses along with the Gig Harbor Civic Orchestra at the Rialto Theater in downtown Tacoma on June 3 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call: (253) 864-3202.
June 7: Pierce College Puyallup presents Norah Vincent: Self Made Man
Hear Norah Vincent, a freethinking independent journalist re-tell her tale of living undercover as a man while conducting research for a Self Made Man on June 7 at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room, Pierce College Puyallup. The event is free and open to the public. Obtain your free tickets in room C210, or by calling (253) 840-8416.
Vincent left her job as a nationally syndicated opinion columnist for the Los Angeles Times to research Self Made Man in the only way she could: living undercover as “Ned” for 18 months. Hear from this critically acclaimed author, and gain insight into the world of men that Norah discovered to be “a lot better–and a lot worse–than most women imagine.”
June 13: Spring Film Festival at Pierce College
Pierce College Digital Film Presents the Spring Film Festival featuring films by our students Tuesday, June 13, at 2:30 and 8 p.m. The festival is open to all who wish to submit a film; you do not have to be a Pierce College student. There is no entry fee. Films should be submitted to the Humanities Desk by 4 p.m. on June 8. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call: (253) 964-6659.
June 16: Pierce College Commencement
Congratulations to Pierce College’s 2006 graduating class. More than 2,000 degrees and certificates will be awarded. The ceremony is Friday, June 16 at 4 p.m. at the Tacoma Dome Arena and features keynote speaker Roberta Greene, higher education advocate and Spokane-area businesswoman.
June 26-30: Pierce College 2006 Raider summer basketball camp
Pierce College 2006 Raider summer basketball camp is June 26-30, 2006, for boys and girls ages 7-14. Instructed by head basketball coach Bill Mendelson, the youth skills development camp is hosted at Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood Dr., S.W., Lakewood, Wash. The camp fee is $115 per youth with family discounts available. For more information, call (253) 964-6612 or visit www.pierce.ctc.edu/athletics.
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