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What To Do In Puyallup (May 1-7)

Welcome to a new week City of Puyallup! We said goodbye to April over the weekend and now we are ushering in the first week of May. The Washington State Spring Fair is over. The weather forecast calls for some warmer temperatures this week. I wouldn’t complain if we got a few more rays of sunshine this week, would you? Make sure you get outside and spend time in the warmer weather. You won’t regret it, and who knows how long it will last. Whatever is ahead of you this week, we hope you take the time to get out in the community and check out some local events. Don’t forget to visit our things to do in Puyallup page as well. We have a lot of activities and continue to add more all the time.

Washington State Fair Events

Puyallup RV Show May 4-7

The Puyallup RV Show with Featured Manufactured Housing has something for every leisure need. From a tent trailer to a vacation home on the lake and everything in between, you will find it at the Puyallup RV Show.


No matter your skill level, you will absolutely enjoy this fun-filled team sewing event! You will learn the latest techniques in embroidery and get a sneak peek at Anita Goodesign’s upcoming releases.

Changing Aging Tour with Dr. Bill Thomas

Blending myth and science, live music and visuals, Dr. Bill Thomas’ Changing Aging Tour is a modern day American Chautauqua barnstorming the country in a rock n’ roll tour bus to bring communities a new understanding of aging. Featuring two theater performances: “Disruptive Dementia” in the afternoon and evening performance of “Life’s Most Dangerous Game.” The Puyallup Area Aging in Community Committee invites you to join us Tuesday, May 2 at Pierce College in Puyallup to experience a new and highly disruptive understanding of aging, in celebration of Older American’s Month and Puyallup’s Age-friendly initiative, part of the World Health Organization (WHO) global network. Click here for ticket information.

The Puyallup Farmer’s Market is a popular community event. With fresh produce, flowers, yummy bakery treats, and a plethora of different vendors, the market is a great place to spend a Saturday morning or afternoon. Support your local small business and community members. A little rain doesn’t keep people away, but make sure to grab your umbrella. The market is a very family friendly event (bring your furry friends along too, dogs love the market!) The market is on Saturday from 9am-2pm.

It’s a busy week at Waston’s Green House in Puyallup!

Watson’s Night Out: May 4th, 2017  The 8th Annual Watson’s Night Out: A private event benefitting Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community just in time for Mother’s Day. Join us for sips and apps.  Tickets are $25 attendees receive 30% off one item the night of the event. For tickets call the Foundation at (253) 284-7538

Spring Containers Seminar: May 6th, 10-11am–Join Maria to learn how to design and put together your own beautiful spring containers with different combinations of annuals and perennials!

Anna’s Hosta Seminar: May 6th, 11am-12pm You can’t get more perfection in one plant than with a hosta; or at least that’s what Perennial Buyer Anna Herbel believes. Join her for a talk about all things hosta and learn about basic care as well as some unusual ways to use these versatile plants!

Paint your worries away at Pinot’s Pallete. For an evening filled with art, food, drinks, and some good friends, what more could you ask for?  They have several weeknight and weekend events with different options to pick from! Reserve your spot today! Even if you are not artistically inclined, the instructors are very helpful and will walk you through your painting.

Click here for this week’s weather forecast. Make sure to make the most of the sun breaks and hit the trails or parks! Puyallup Parks are a great place to visit in the spring. Each different park offers a different vibe and atmosphere. From family-friendly, to exercise, to biking, to covered in trees, to lakes and streams, Puyallup parks have you covered. The weather is supposed to clear up this weekend so get out there and enjoy mother nature (but bring your rain boots/jackets just in case). If you are looking for a challenging outdoor workout, check out the Jim Martinson Trail at Wildwood park.

Spring Clean-Up Services (Extra Garbage and Yard Waste; Recycle Major Appliances)

Puyallup utility customers may leave up to three extra bags of garbage for curbside pickup on their regular garbage pickup day the week of May 1st. The garbage must be in covered cans or garbage bags and should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Tires will not be accepted. Customers may also leave up to three extra containers of yard waste at the curb on their regularly scheduled yard waste service day the week of May 1st. Use garbage cans or bio-degradable lawn waste bags. Containers should not exceed 40 pounds and should be placed at the curb before 7 a.m. This is also the time when customers can recycle one major appliance at no charge. Secure the doors of the appliance and leave it at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on Monday, May 1st. Appliances eligible for recycling are: Refrigerator, freezer, stove/range, furnace, dryer, hot water tank, washer, dishwasher, trash compactor.

Puyallup Pups & Purrs Pet Adoption Event 

Sunday, May 7th, 12pm-3pm Hosted by Puyallup Animal Rescue In Partnership with PetSmart Charities

That’s all for Puyallup Events this week! We hope you make it a terrific week. Check in with us next week to see what new events are going on in town.  Follow us on Twitter or follow us on Instagram @puyallupwashington. Check in next week for what’s happening on

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