Holiday happenings around town

With Christmas a week away, it isn't too late to get in the holiday spirit. The following are family-friendly events for all to enjoy.

With Christmas a week away, it isn’t too late to get in the holiday spirit. The following are family-friendly events for all to enjoy.

Santa Letters

Today from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., families can decorate and mail letters to Santa in the special, North Pole only mailbox.

This event is free and for more information, contact Aimee at 253-205-8190.

Families will also be able to mail Santa Letters from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20.

Address: 19001 Cascadia Blvd. E Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Celebrate Las Posadas

Today at 6 p.m. at the Sumner Pierce County Library families can enjoy traditional Mexican rituals, food and entertainment.

This event is free and you can register online.

Address: 1116 Fryar Ave. Sumner, WA 98390

The Nutcracker

The Children’s Dance Theater is performing The Nutcracker at the Fife Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. There will also be two showings on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased online until Thursday, Dec. 19 for $13 or at the door for $15.

For more information, visit the Auburn Children’s Dance Theater’s website.

Address: 2901 54th Ave. E Tacoma, WA 98424

Family Bingo Night

At the Bonney Lake Senior Center, people of all ages can enjoy a night of bingo on Friday, Dec. 20 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Popcorn and candy will be available for purchase and the price of entry starts at $6. Proceeds will go toward helping fund activities for senior citizens.

Holiday Concert

On Saturday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. enjoy the sounds of The Dickens Carolers at the Bonney Lake Library.

This event is free and for more information call 253-548-3308.

Address: 18501 90th St. E Bonney Lake, WA 98391

For more events happening in Bonney Lake, visit the city’s website and for events in Sumner, visit the city of Sumner’s website.

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