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Free Walk Event Celebrates Tacoma’s Waterfront

Enjoy a free, guided walk along Tacoma’s Waterfront on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from noon – 1 p.m.

The Walk Tacoma Waterfront Walk, sponsored by Commencement Bank, is a 1.7-mile lunchtime walk, led by Joseph Govednik, Curator of Collections with the Foss Waterway Seaport and Carola Filmer, Community Relations Manager with the Port of Tacoma.  The walk will highlight the history and current development of Tacoma’s waterfront and port, and starts at Fireman’s Park at S. 9th & A Street. Participants will experience great views from Fireman’s Park and the Murray Morgan Bridge, walk along the waterfront, and have a sneak peek of the Foss Waterway Seaport Museum before it opens on May 17.  There is no need to pre-register for the event, simply join Downtown On the Go at the meeting spot.

Walk Tacoma 2015, sponsored by CHI Franciscan Health, is a nine event walking series held on the first and third Wednesdays, from April through August. The fun, themed walks, now in their sixth year, encourage people to enjoy downtown on foot by introducing new walking routes, and sharing information about the community and its history through the guided tours.  The walks are scheduled at the lunch hour and just after work to encourage downtown employees to walk during their workday, whether it is to and from work or at a lunch break.

Click here for the full 2015 Walk Tacoma schedule.

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