Tunes @ Tapps concert RELOCATED – July 23rd – The Coats

Due to our beautiful Washington summer weather, today’s Tunes @ Tapps Concert has been RELOCATED to Bonney Lake Elementary (18715 80th Street, Bonney Lake, WA 98391). Please bring a chair and we hope to see you there to enjoy local band The Coats live in concert! Concert starts 6:30 p.m.

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Kids Club presents NATE JESTER magic & comedy show – Tuesday, July 22nd at 11am

Kids_NateJesterTuesday, July 22nd Bonney Lake Kids Club presents a fantastic comedy magic show by Nate Jester at 11:00 a.m. at Allan Yorke Park!

For details on this and other fun summer events, visit our website:

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Kids Club presents … Last Leaf Theater! Monday, July 21st

Kids_lastleaf-sampleThis Monday the Bonney Lake Kids Club presents Last Leaf Theater - fun, live, free original theater for kids, at 6:30 p.m. outdoors at Allan Yorke Park. Last Leaf Productions presents original touring productions for families and young children. Last Leaf is a non-profit, touring theatre company creating educational and entertaining programs for communities in Washington State! For details visit

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Spike and the Impalers free live concert – Tunes @ Tapps Weds. July 30th

Tunes_spikeTunes @ Tapps presents Spike and the Impalers live in concert on Wednsday, July 30th at Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake!

The band started from an idea on classic rock station 102.5 KZOK’s Bob Rivers radio show to start a band. Bob, Spike, Joe, & Kaci held auditions for the very best musicians in the Seattle area, and the rest is history!

Come early for food & craft vendors at the Farmer’s Market, starting at 5:00 p.m. The FREE LIVE concert begins at 6:30 p.m. at Allan Yorke Park (get directions).

** BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURE: The Allan Yorke Park boat launch on Lake Tapps will be CLOSED for the Spike and the Impalers Concert. More info. **

For a complete list of summer events visit

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Tunes @ Tapps presents RAUCOUS live in concert tonight!

Raucous bandIt’s time for our second week of Tunes @ Tapps fun with RAUCOUS live in concert! Raucous (pronounced “Rock Us”) presents an energy-packed, audience-friendly performance playing a wide variety of classic rock and dance music.

The Farmer’s Market begins at 5:00 p.m. and the free live concert starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16th. Join

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Bonney Lake Relay for Life – July 18-19, 2014

RelayForLifeRelay For Life of Bonney Lake is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. Join with Team Bonney Lake to raise funds, or set up your own team with family and friends!

Relay for Life begins Friday, July 18th at 6:00 p.m. and continues through the night until Noon on Saturday. This year’s event is being held at Bonney Lake High School.

Visit for details, to register, or donate!

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Bonney Lake Police – National Night Out 2014

National Night Out 2014

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Alert: Excessive Heat Watch in effect July 12-14, 2014

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Pierce County Department of Emergency Management News Advisory – Excessive Heat Watch

Contact: Nicole Johnson, Pierce County Department of Emergency Management 253-376-8772

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for parts of the Puget Sound area this weekend.  Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 80s to low 90s on both Saturday and Sunday, continuing into next week. The Pierce County Department of Emergency Management would like to remind everyone to stay out of the heat as much as they can, stay hydrated, and to check on elderly neighbors during this time.

Citizens are encouraged to take advantage of cooler air in public buildings such as movie theaters, local malls, and other large stores, as well as Pierce County libraries. Other facilities that are open include:

  • Sprinker Recreation Center, 14824 S. C St., Spanaway
    6am – 10pm Mon – Sun
  • South Hill Mall, 3500 S. Meridian, Puyallup
    10am – 9pm Mon – Sat
  • Anderson Island Fire Department, 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd.
    8am-4pm Mon – Fri
  • Fife Community Center, 2111 54th Ave. E
    8:30am – 6:30pm Mon-Wed       Thurs-Fri 8:30am – 5pm
  • City of Buckley Multi Purpose Center, 811 East Main
    8am – 3pm Mon -Tues
  • Mid County Community Center, 10205 44th Ave. E in Tacoma
    8:30am – 6pm, Mon – Thurs
  • Steilacoom Community Center, 2301 Worthington St
    9am – 8pm, Mon – Thurs
  • Bonney Lake Senior Center, 19304 Bonney Lk Blvd
    8am – 4pm, Mon – Fri
  • Chapel Hill Church, 7700 Skansie Ave. Gig Harbor
    9am – 9pm, Sat – Thur

The following locations allow people and their domesticated pets to come in and get out of the heat. Pets need to be on a leash or in a crate and owners must provide water if they plan on being in the store for long periods of time.

  • Petco: hours may vary store to store
  • Petsmart: 9am – 9pm, Mon – Sat., 10-6pm on Sun, all Petsmart stores in Pierce County
  • VCA  (Veterinary Centers of America) Pacific Avenue, 10324 Pacific Ave in Spanaway, open 24/7

According to the National Weather Service, an excessive heat watch is a prolonged period of hot temperatures. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

For more information on those most at risk and how to avoid heat-related illnesses visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department or the National Weather Service websites.


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BLPD Fundraiser Garage Sale – 8201 Locust Ave E

BonneyLakePD_Badge 1.5 inchCome out and support the Bonney Lake Police Department with their Fundraiser Garage Sale. 100% of the proceeds go to the Chief for a Day program. Our Chief this year is Kelahna Miller, a local 8 year old that even with the medical complications of Spina Bifida, she continues to have a smile on her face. garage sale flyer

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Now hiring … Community Service Officer

nowhiringThe City of Bonney Lake is establishing a list of applicants for the position of Community Service Officer in the Police Department.

View details & download the required application form at

First review is August 1, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.

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