Events around town this week | Bonney Lake and Sumner

April 21-25

The city of Bonney Lake’s spring clean up week is happening Monday to Friday.

The city’s garbage company, DM Disposal, will be picking up extra garbage, recycling and/or yard waster at no additional charge for those customers within the city’s limits.

Up to three extra cans or bags can be collected and they must not weigh more than 45 pounds.

The additional cans or bags must be placed on the curb by 7 a.m. on your regular pick up day.

If you are not sure if you live within the limits, call the city receptionist at 253-862-8602.

For more information, contact DM Disposal at 1-888-806-7048.

Friday, April 25

Author and storytellers Margaret Read MacDonald will be at the Sumner Pierce County Library at 11 a.m.

Come discover joyful folktales from many cultures with lively song, chant and movement.

This event is free and open to all ages.

The Friends of Sumner Library sponsors this event.

Saturday, April 26

From 9 a.m. until noon throughout Pierce County residents can help clean up local parks for Parks Appreciation/Arbor Day.

Mid-Town Park will be the focus in Bonney Lake.

Bonney Lake volunteers are asked to meet at the WSU Forest entrance.

Volunteers are asked to wear warm, weather appropriate clothes and bring small garden tools.

For more information, you can contact Facilities and Special Projects Manager Gary Leaf at 253-447-3282 or Special Events Coordinator David Wells at 253-447-3281.


The Wilkeson  Elementary PTA auction is at 5 p.m. at the Buckley Eagles.

The elementary school is “celebrating 100 years of learning.”

The event is free to attend.

A sweet tea and chili bar will be available for $8.

Dinner tickets will be sold at the door. It is asked that only adults attend the dinner.

A live and silent auction featuring services to  handmade gifts.

A photo booth with props will be available for you to enjoy.

And raffles will also be at the auction for people to win prizes.