Tunes @ Tapps kicks off with Salute to Armed Forces Night

On July 6, the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting their Salute to the Armed Forces night for the second year. The event will take place at Allan Yorke Park at 6:30 p.m.

The 133d Army Band will be headlining the first Tunes @ Tapps concert on July 6.

On July 6, the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting their Salute to the Armed Forces night for the second year.

The event will take place at Allan Yorke Park.

The 133d Army band, a group of Army National Guards, will have a performance at 6:30 p.m.

There will also be ice cream sold at the event, which will benefit the United Service Organization (USO).

Brothers in Arms will also be hosting a motorcycle ride to the concert. Contact Snowman at snowman.biamc@gmail.com for more information.

Other groups that will be attending this event are Skydive Kapowsin Jump Team, USO Mobile Unit, Coast Guard, Display by USS Turner Joy, Friends of Kilroy, Gold Star Mothers and Dogs on Deployment.

Another event taking place on June 22 is Santa’s Castle. This will give everyone the opportunity to donate toys to kids in need.

This will go on for the two weeks before the Salute to Armed Forces night and will also take place during that night.

For that two week span, you can drop toys off at Henschell Chiropractic in Bonney lake.

Mr. and Mrs. Clause will be there as well to help out and take pictures will the guests.

For further information or special seating requirements contact Debbie McDonald with the City of Bonney Lake at 253-447-4356 or mcdonaldd@ci.bonney-lake.wa.us.

The Salute to Armed Forces night kickstarts the Tunes @ Tapps concert series, where there is a concert at Allan Yorke Park at 6:30 – 8 p.m. every Wednesday through August 31.

Coming up July 13 is the bank Hook Me Up, followed by Folsom Prism on July 20, Heart by Heart July 27, Rust on the Rails Aug. 3, iCorp Band Aug. 10, The Beatniks Aug. 17, Maile May Aug. 24 and The Great Pretenders Aug. 31.

The Allan Yorke boat launch is closed every Wednesday due to the concerts.

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