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Check out various ongoing events in the community below. View all upcoming City events and meetings on the City Calendar.

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BLPD Citizen Academy

BLPD February - April 2015

Easter Egg Hunt & Haulin' Eggs Fun Run

April 4, 2015

Spring Clean-Up Week & Free Shredathon Event

Clean Up April 20-25, 2015

Parks Appreciation Day

Parks Appreciation April 25, 2015

Please Note: Event dates, times and locations are subject to change.
* Non-City of Bonney Lake event


Ongoing Events


Other events in the area...

Gnome Home Geocaching Activity


Pierce County Parks & Recreation*

SwimSafeSwimSafe Community Meetings & Events


East Pierce Fire & Rescue Events*

Blood DriveCommunity Blood Drive*


SpayStationMobile Pet Spay Station*



Washington Festivals & Events*


  Chamber of CommerceChamber of Commerce Events*


For additional information on events and volunteer opportunities, please contact the Special Events Coordinator. Information from past events is also available below.

Special thanks go to our event sponsors!



2014 Events



Citizens Academy

Citizen's Academy

Details & Register Here - Annual 7-week program
2015 Academy begins Feb. 24, 2015
Bonney Lake Police Department
Public Safety Building

The Citizen’s Academy is a free 7-week, two evenings per week classroom based course that includes hands on learning and mock scenes. Our goal is to facilitate a better understanding of the criminal justice system and local police services through education.

If you work or live in the City of Bonney Lake, you are invited to apply for the Bonney Lake Police Department Citizen's Academy. This is a popular and successful annual event, and citizens that attended attest to a much better understanding of their Police Department and the Criminal Justice System. Plus, it’s a lot of fun!

For more information or to register visit




April Pools Day image

April Pools Day

View other SwimSafe programs

2015 Date TBA
Sumner/Bonney Lake Aquatics - 1707 Main St E

Visit the Sumner/Bonney Lake Aquatics website for details. Space limited. Activities are geared for children 7-12 years. Children 6 and younger must have an adult accompany them in the water.

Questions? Call (253) 863-1800.

Presented by Sumner/Bonney Lake Aquatics, the Bonney Lake Police Department, and East Pierce Fire & Rescue.





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Annual Easter Egg Hunts & Fun Run

Kids' Easter Egg Hunt

April 4, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

The City of Bonney Lake community Easter Egg Hunt begins promptly at 11:00am at Allan Yorke Park, rain or shine. There is no charge for this event. Children ages 1-11 are welcome. Bring your baskets and your camera to take a free picture with the Easter Bunny!

Don't be late - once the gun goes off, it's over in a manner of minutes!


Haulin' Eggs 5k Fun Run

April 4, 2015
9:00 a.m.
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

The Haulin' Eggs 5k Fun Run is a hilly course where you literally haul eggs as you run!  During this unofficially timed 5k event, participants will collect one egg at each kilometer; each egg corresponds to a goodie at the end of the race. The 5th, and final egg will be an egg shaped finisher prize.

Awards will be given to the overall first place male and female finisher. After the race, join us for the family Easter Egg hunt through Allan Yorke Park!

For details or to register visit the race signup page:


Adult Flashlight Egg Hunt*

*Non-City Event - Sumner/Bonney Lake Recreation
2015 Date TBA
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

Lineup for the Adult Night-time Egg Hunt starts at 8pm with the event starting at 9pm. This event is sponsored by the Sumner-Bonney Lake Recreation Program. With over 2,000 eggs to find, you will have a chance to win prizes such as gift cards, spring gift items, soda, chips, candy and MORE! Event will take place rain or shine. There is a charge for this event. For more information visit or call (253) 891-6500.





Spring Clean Up Week - DM Disposal

April 20-25, 2015

During Spring Clean Up Week the City's solid waste company, DM Disposal, will pick up extra garbage, recycling and/or yard waste and one appliance at no additional charge for customers inside Bonney Lake city limits.

In 2015 a FREE SHREDDING EVENT will be held on Saturday as part of Spring Clean Up Week, in conjunction with Parks Appreciation Day events.

Spring Clean Up is available to customer accounts inside the city limits of Bonney Lake only. This offer does not apply to Murrey's Disposal customers with accounts in unincorporated Pierce County. Not sure if you live inside the City limits? Check our City Limits map or call the City receptionist at (253)862-8602 for assistance.

Clean Up Week Details & Requirements

  • Extra Garbage/Yard Waste
    • Curbside pick-up only (no alley access).
    • Up to 3 extra cans/bags of garbage and/or yard waste.
    • Additional cans/bags must weigh no more than 45 lbs when full.
    • Extra cans or bags of garbage or yard waste should be placed for curb-side pick up by 7:00 am on your regular garbage pick up day.
  • Applicance Disposal
    • One (1) appliance per household.
    • Acceptable appliances include: Refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, dishwashers, freezers, hot water heaters, washers or dryers.
    • Appliances must be placed for pickup by MONDAY morning.
  • Free 'Shredathon' Event Details
    • April 25, 2015 from 10am to Noon at Midtown Park (WSU Forest, behind Fred Meyer - 20901 SR 410)
    • Individuals are permitted to bring up to 1 file box or 2 grocery bags of documents.
    • Do not bring stiff metal, plastic bags, DVDs or other items that will jam the shredder.
    • For more information and tips on what to shred, visit the WA Attorney General’s website
    • A special thank you to Bonney Lake Fred Meyer for supporting this event!





Parks Appreciation / Arbor Day

April 25, 2015
Location: Midtown Park (WSU Forest)
Time: 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Come join residents from all over Pierce County as we clean up our local parks! Events are scheduled all around Pierce County for Parks Appreciation Day, including in Bonney Lake! For more information see the Metro Parks website:

Bonney Lake volunteers will meet at the Midtown Park (WSU Forest) entrance behind Fred Meyer & Regal Cinemas (same location as past years), on the South side of SR 410 between South Prairie Rd and 214th Ave E. For more information contact Facilities & Special Projects Manager Gary Leaf or Special Events Coordinator David Wells.

Area Map:
Event Map

Details from the Metro Parks website:

• Parks and recreation programs bring tremendous benefits to people of all ages and our community.
• They contribute to helping us live longer, better lives through active pursuits, new life skills, educational programs and safe activities.
• Great parks and programs also help build a stronger community, connecting individuals, families and groups through the power of play.
• Recreation programs and engaging, exciting facilities help keep kids active and off the streets. There are also benefits for the environment and the economy.

• 2014 will be the 13th year of the event!
• County-wide throughout Pierce County (find a site)

• Volunteers can help by wearing warm, appropriate clothes, depending on the weather.
• By bringing tools from their homes such as small hand tools, loppers, pruners, gloves, rakes, shovels, small pitch forks and even wheelbarrows (make sure and label them!).
• Volunteers are encouraged to carpool to the site they chose.
• Most of all bring your enthusiasm, smiles and be ready to burn some calories and have fun!

• You can improve your community.
• You can help beautify your neighborhood park.
• You can get active and enhance your own health and well-being.
• You can help bring communities, businesses and neighborhoods together towards one common cause.
• You can increase family and children awareness of nature and their environment.
• You can make a difference, because together we can achieve more.





East Pierce Fire & Rescue Scout Night 

2015 Date TBA
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Public Safety Building, 18421 Veterans Memorial Dr E, Bonney Lake

Calling All Scouts! Each year, East Pierce firefighters facilitate numerous public education requests from scout groups trying to achieve certain badge requirements. In response to the demand and to reach more scouts, we thought our scouts deserved an event of their very own….Scout Night.

East Pierce Fire invites all Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Campfire members to join us in our first annual Scout Night event at our Headquarters Station in Bonney Lake.

For details and pre-registration visit or call 253.863.1800. 




Kids Club

Kids Club

Check out past event photos

2015 Entertainment TBA
Mondays @ 6:30 pm
Tuesdays @ 11:00 am
Allan Yorke Park
7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

Join us for great events at the park all summer long! For the third year, Kids Club events are scheduled on BOTH Monday evenings and Tuesdays during the day, so everyone can join in the fun!


2015 Schedule

Mondays @ 6:30pm

Tuesdays @ 11:00am

July 6th

To Be Announced...

July 7th

To Be Announced...

July 13th

To Be Announced...

July 14th

To Be Announced...

July 20th

To Be Announced...

July 21st

To Be Announced...

July 27th

To Be Announced...

July 28th

To Be Announced...

August 3rd

To Be Announced...

August 4th

To Be Announced...

August 10th

To Be Announced...

August 11th

To Be Announced...

August 17th

To Be Announced...


August 18th

To Be Announced...

August 24th

To Be Announced...

August 25th

To Be Announced...

Touch a TruckAugust 31th

Touch a Truck

Touch a TruckSeptember 1st

Touch a Truck




Tunes @ Tapps

Event Photos
Past Event Photos

2015 Entertainment TBA
5:00 p.m. - Outdoor Market
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Live Music
Allan Yorke Park
7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

Join us for another great summer of outdoor concerts at Allan Yorke Park this summer. Check out our awesome lineup below!

And be sure to check out our outdoor market, starting at 5:00 p.m. each evening before the Tunes @ Tapps headliners! More information below.

2015 Schedule

July 8th

To Be Announced...

August 5th

To Be Announced...

July 15th

To Be Announced...


August 12th

To Be Announced...


July 22nd

To Be Announced...

August 19th 

To Be Announced...


July 29th

To Be Announced...


August 26th

To Be Announced...


September 2nd

To Be Announced...

BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURE: The Allan Yorke Park boat launch will be CLOSED on dates to be determined. See the Boating page for closures and other information.

Outdoor Market at Tunes @ Tapps

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

» Market Vendor Application

Head out to the park before Tunes @ Tapps each Wednesday night this summer to check out the outdoor market! Our regular vendors last year included farms, crafters, and food vendors such as:

  • Sanford's Farm
  • Red Hen Greenhouse
  • Oh Fudge!
  • Extreme Altitude
  • ... and many more!

Check out the weekly summer events posting on our City Blog at for information on specific upcoming dates.



Movies in the Park
Formerly Friday Night Flicks

Movies Start at Dusk 
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

Join us for live movie watching outdoors at Allan Yorke Park again this summer! 
**Movie selections are subject to change.**


Tuesday August 4th, 2015

For National Night Out!

    To be announced...



Saturday, August 8th, 2015

To be announced...



Saturday, August 22rd, 2015

To be announced...


Saturday, August 29th, 2015

To be announced...





Relay for Life

July 17 - 18, 2015
Allan Yorke Park

Come out to help raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society at the annual Relay for Life Event. Events begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and continue through Noon on Saturday, at Allan Yorke Park.

For more information visit these web pages:



Beach Volleyball


Beach Volleyball Clinics

Non-City Event - Puget Sound Volleyball Academy Beach Club 

2015 Dates TBA 
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake
(Get Directions)
** Participants must register 24 hours in advance. **

The Puget Sound Volleyball Academy Beach Club will be offering beach volleyball clinics through July and August this summer in Bonney Lake, at the new volleyball court in Allan Yorke Park!

Clinics are available for U12 through U18 girls and boys at the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced level, with a maximum of 8 participants per clinic. View complete details at

For more information or to register, contact Head Coach Jessica (Veris) Gatewood at 310.890.0626 or by email.



National Night Out

National Night Out Against Crime

Tuesday August 4th, 2015
Allan York Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake
Event Details

National Night Out is an annual event designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. Please contact Community Service Officer Yanez at 253-863-2218 ext. 3247 or e-mail

Be sure to stay for our Movie in the Park presentation for National Night Out! The movie will start at dusk @ Allan Yorke Park.

Visit the Police Department's National Night Out event page for complete information.




Bonney Lake Days

Bonney Lake Days

August 14 & August 15, 2015

Friday, 4pm-9pm
Saturday, 9:30am-5pm
Allan Yorke Park, 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

Celebrate summer fun at Allan Yorke Park! The event is packed with entertainment for the whole family from Friday to Saturday with stage shows, fireworks, Kids Zone, chalk art, annual parade, vendor booths, and fun competitions!

See the detailed event and activity line-up below. Contact Special Events Coordinator David Wells for more information.

Event Forms
2015 forms coming soon!

  • Parade Registration
  • Car Show Registration
  • Chalk Art Competition Form

Vendor Forms

BOAT LAUNCH NOTICE: The Allan Yorke Park boat launch will be CLOSED during Bonney Lake Days. For more information see our Boating page.

Bonney Lake Days 
Events & Activities


Last Year's (2014) Schedule


* Boat Launch closed all day.

Kids Zone
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Kids Zone is full of rides and activities for the whole family. Kids Zone is open all day both Friday & Saturday - come and check it out!


Chalk Art Competition
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Artists of all ages can take part in Bonney Lake Day’s first Chalk Art competition Friday & Saturday to create dynamic chalk art illustrations on sidewalk near the playground. This year’s theme is “Celebration”.

Chalk art spaces and supplies are limited, and are provided on a first come, first serve basis. Artists must check-in prior to beginning the competition, and may begin working in their designated chalk area any time after check-in.

Stage Shows 
4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Stage Show - Fall DaysFall Days

Alternative Rock
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.


Stage Show - Lace and LeadLace and Lead

5:00-6:30 p.m.


Aces UpAces Up

7:00-9:00 p.m.


Fireworks Display
9:30 p.m.

FireworksSponsored by Cascade Water Alliance

Saturday, August 16, 2014

* Boat launch closed all day.

Pancake Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Senior CenterThe Bonney Lake Kiwanis Club invites you to a Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Center, 19304 Bonney Lake Boulevard - just down the road from the park! The cost is just $5 for adults, $3 children under 12 years old for all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee!

9:30 a.m.

ParadeThe annual parade begins at 9:30 a.m. on West Tapps Hwy, adjacent to Allan Yorke Park. The parade starts at Emerald Hills Elementary and finishes at Allan Yorke Park.

To register for the parade, please submit a Parade Registration form. Registration is free!

Chalk Art Competition
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

First annual Chalk Art Competition, all day Friday & Saturday. See details and registration form, above.

This year's theme is "Celebration".

Skate Competition
10:00 a.m.

The annual Skateboard competition begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Skate Park in Allan Yorke Park. 

To participate, bring your registration form and $10.00 fee to Rainier Boardshop by August 15th, or bring the form and fee to the park on the day of the event.

» Check back to this page for 2014 registration forms

Presented by Rainier Boardshop
Rainier Board Shop

Les Schwab Car Show
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Car ShowThe annual car show is full of great classic and custom cars. Come and vote for your favorite car!

Parade & Sign-In: 8:30 a.m.
Car Show: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony: 3:00 p.m.

For details or to participate in this event, please submit the Car Show Application form. Registration is limited to the first 50 cars.

Presented by Les Schwab
Les Schwab

Kids Zone
All Day


Kids Zone is full of rides and activities for the whole family. Kids Zone is open both Friday & Saturday - come and check it out!

Stage Shows


10:30 a.m.

Roach Gymnastics

11:40 a.m.


12:50 p.m.

Dancemakers Northwest

2:00 p.m.

Auburn Dance Academy

3:00 p.m.

Les Schwab Car Show Awards

3:30 p.m.

Vicci Martinez at Bonney Lake DaysVicci Martinez

Live in Concert


5:00 p.m.


Chalk Art Competition Awards




Chamber of Commerce "Labor of Love" Triathlon   

Non-City Event
2015 Date TBA
Contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information

For complete event details visit the Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce website:

Enjoy your “Labor of Love” triathlon with either a Sprint or Olympic distance race in beautiful Bonney Lake on Labor Day Saturday. Bask in the waters of Lake Tapps, pedal the back roads of Pierce County through rich farmlands, and run in the foothills all while enjoying breathtaking views of Lake Tapps and majestic Mount Rainier. Bonney Lake, a triathlete’s dream race and reward for your years of labor.

BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURE: The boat launch at Allan Yorke Park will be CLOSED for the Triathlon event. Staff estimate that the launch will re-open by around Noon, but will not be open until the race is completed.
See the Boating page for more information.




Beautify Bonney Lake Annual Event

Saturday September 19th, 2015
8:30 a.m. - Noon
Meet at the Bonney Lake Park & Ride (off SR410 and Angeline Rd, behind Wendy's)

For complete information, please visit the Beautify Bonney Lake organization website: or contact the City at (253) 862-8602.

What: Beautify Bonney Lake Annual event

Who: Community volunteers, local businesses and the Beautify Bonney Lake organization - anyone who would like to make permanent improvements to the city.

Why: To create a more beautiful city, meet your neighbors, and get a FREE lunch and T-shirt!

Where: We will meet at the Pierce Transit parking lot behind Wendy's off 410 between 8:30am & 9:00am to assign work locations.

How: By coming together as a community and putting in some hard work!





East Pierce Fire & Rescue Annual Open House

Non-City Event - For details visit
2015 Date TBA
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue invites the public to join them for their annual Open House at the East Pierce headquarters station at 18421 Veterans Memorial Drive East, in Bonney Lake. The free health and safety fair will include booths with public safety partners including the Bonney Lake Police, Sumner Police and Pierce County Sheriff’s Departments, plus many more.

Free parking is available at the Pierce Transit Park and Ride at 184th Ave E/Sky Island Dr, off State Route 410 East. A dedicated shuttle will run to and from the East Pierce headquarters station during the event. 

For details visit




 Milotte Wildlife Film Festival

Non-City Event - Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society

2015 Date TBA
Bonney Lake Justice & Municipal Center 
9002 Main St E, Bonney Lake

Visit for more information about the annual film festival hosted by the Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society.

2014 film selections:
Movie-ChimpanzeeMovie-Water Birds

From the website:

"In 1951 Walt Disney, the founder of Walt Disney Pictures, commissioned two former Bonney Lake residents to live in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro Africa for three years and capture the African lion in its natural habitat on film. For Alfred and Elma Milottle this was the continuation of their cinematographic career with Walt that eventually won them 6 Academy Awards. The Greater Bonney Lake Historical Society wishes to continue their legacy with an annual film festival featuring wildlife and nature films."

For details, sponsorship opportunities, and a list of films, visit the Film Festival website.




Take the Plunge

Take the Plunge against Domestic Violence

Non-City Event

No event in 2014  - join us in 2015!
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Allan Yorke Park - 7302 West Tapps Hwy, Bonney Lake

Exodus Housing is hosting its 4th annual Take the Plunge against Domestic Violence event!  The PLUNGE is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support families who are fleeing domestic violence by jumping, walking, or splashing into the frigid waters of Lake Tapps.

Register for the category that best fits you-- earn bragging rights for "taking the plunge" or stay warm and dry with immunity!

 For more details visit




Holiday Toy & Food Drives

November - December 2014
Food Drives, Giving Tree, & Shop With A Cop

Tis the season to give! Each year the City works with the School District, Food Bank, local businesses and others to organize a city-wide Food Drive and 'Giving Tree' Toy Drive, as well as the 'Shop with a Cop' program.

Annual Food Drive

A food item drop-off is available in the Public Safety Building lobby during normal office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

Food Drive Events

Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

DM Disposal Food Drive Pick-Up - December 11, 2014
DM Disposal employees will stop by each home in Bonney Lake to pick up donations of non-perishable food items. Keep an eye out for more information by mail & email from DM Disposal on the Food Drive.

All food items are given to the local Bonney Lake Food Bank and Senior Center. Visit the Bonney Lake Food Bank website for more information on other ways to donate, host a food drive, or volunteer.

Giving Tree QuiltGiving Tree Toy Drive

The Bonney Lake Police Department organizes the annual Giving Tree toy drive for area needy children each year.

Please donate early to assist us in handling in time for delivery.

Donations of new unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Bonney Lake Public Safety Building, or you can pick a specific child's tag off our giving tree quilt in the lobby of the Public Safety Building and pick out gifts on their wish list.

Thank you all for your continued support of the giving tree program, as this program depends on community support. Let’s again brighten a child’s Christmas and help families!


Applebee's Car Show & Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, August 2, 2014 - Bonney Lake Applebee's
Download the Flyer
Proceeds benefit the Bonney Lake Giving Tree.


Shop with a Cop Program

Shop With A CopThe Bonney Lake Police Department “Shop with a Cop” program serves children in need and helps them purchase gifts for their families during the holidays.

Donations of money or Target Gift Cards are accepted at the Bonney Lake Police Department, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by mail to 18421 Veterans Memorial Dr E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391.





Annual Tree Lighting & Food Drive

December 6, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Public Safety Building - 18421 Veterans Memorial Drive E (Directions)

The City of Bonney Lake and the Kiwanis Club are again sponsoring annual holiday Tree Lighting and Food Drive activities! Come join the fun!

Activities and music, refreshments, candy, pictures with Santa, and the annual tree lighting ceremony. Drop food donations off at the Food Bank, which is adjacent to the Public Safety Building and the community Christmas Tree.

Gingerbread House Contest

Gingerbread HousesThe Bonney Lake Arts Commission and Kiwanis Club are holding a first-annual Gingerbread House Contest!

Children, teens and adults can enter as individuals, teams, or businesses teams. It all culminates in an evening of holiday cheer at the Tree Lighting Event when entries will be judged for prizes!

Please help us spread the word by printing and posting the flyer, or share our post with your friends & family on social media!



Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors!


Fleet Feet Sports

Pierce County Councilmember Dan Roach
Pierce County Councilmember Dan Roach

Rainier Board Shop

Perkins Chiropractic

Puget Sound Energy





Photo Gallery View Event Photos at the online photo gallery! 

Check out City photos of special events, city projects, and scenic views!

For additional information on events or volunteer opportunities, please contact the Events Coordinator.



Ongoing Events ...



Gnome Door



'Gnome Homes' Geocaching Activity 

Time: Year-Round
Location: All around the City of Bonney Lake!

Bonney Lake parks have been invaded by "Gnome Homes"! Can you find them all? 
Download & print the coordinates below and start your mission to find all the painted Gnome Home doors around the City. Happy Gnome Home Hunting!

Check out the Gnome Home photo album!



Gnomies T-Shirt'Bonney Lake Gnomies' T-Shirts 

Order your "Hanging with the Bonney Lake Gnomies" T-Shirt now!

Order from TJ Specialty Printing: 
Phone: (253) 862-3180


What is Geocaching? 

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the item hidden at that location.





Swimsafe Community Events

Visit for current information.

SwimSafe focuses on educating the public and promoting swim safety in Lake Tapps. The group was formed by Bonney Lake Mayor Neil Johnson and includes representatives from the City of Bonney Lake, Bonney Lake Police Department, East Pierce Fire & Rescue, Sumner School District, Dieringer School District, Pierce County Parks, and Cascade Water Alliance.

2014 Events & Information

  • April Pools Day
    • April 12, 2014, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
      Sumner-Bonney Lake Aquatics Center
  • Summer Splash-Tacular 
    • Pierce County North Tapps Park
      Saturday, July 19, 2014, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    • Allan Yorke Park
      Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

'Water Safety Days' at Area Schools
The Bonney Lake Police Department and East Pierce Fire & Rescue also sponsor 'Water Safety Day' events at area elementary schools during the spring months (April - May). These events are offered for the students attending these schools only. For more information contact the specific school or BLPD Sergeant Ryan Boyle.

Past Events 







Blood Drive

Community Blood Drive

Ongoing - Multiple Dates & Locations
This is a non-City event.

Cascade Regional Blood Services is a not-for-profit health care organization that has been supplying blood products and specialty therapeutic services to South King & Pierce Counties for over 60 years.

Donations are needed to maintain an adequate blood supply. Please encourage your friends and co-workers to donate blood. If you’re unable to donate, please consider finding someone to donate in your place.

To view a complete list of local blood drive locations, dates, and times, visit To learn more about donating blood or to find out about your donor eligibility, visit or call 1-877-24-BLOOD.






Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic   

This is a non-City event
     Multiple Dates & Locations, including:
     Bonney Lake Safeway - 21301 SR 410,
     Buckley, South Prairie, and Sumner

     Intake begins at 7:00 a.m.

Low-cost and free pet spay and neuter services are provided by the Pasado's Safe Haven non-profit organization in various locations in Pierce County.

For details, including upcoming dates and locations, please contact Pasado's Safe Haven directly or view the Spay Station schedule online at



  Past Events ... 

Family Fitness Fest logo

Family Fitness Fest

No event scheduled in 2015
Bonney Lake High School

The Sumner School District, the Bonney Lake Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Bonney Lake, with the support of the U.S. Department of Education, are pleased to collaborate on the Family Fitness Fest.

This event promotes healthy families and communities through free, fun, fitness-related activities for children and families. There is no cost to participate in this event - all activities will be free of charge.

To learn more about this event contact Facilities & Special Projects Manager Gary Leaf and visit the participating agency websites:

   -- PAST EVENT --
Holiday Craft Bazaar

Saturday, October 13th, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Justice Center, 9002 Main Street E, Bonney Lake (Directions)

Start your holiday shopping & decorating early! Featuring many unique handmade items from beautiful slubbed glass, tole painted woodcrafts, ceramics, jewelry, scarves, hats, handmade soaps, purses, paintings, too many items to mention! Take a stroll through the new Justice Center and support your local crafters!

Please come and support your local crafters and the Bonney Lake Senior Center. For more information contact the Senior Center at 253-863-7658.


Take Back Your Meds Day

Saturday, November 3, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bonney Lake Police Department (Directions)

Help protect your family and the environment! Now is a great time to clean out your medicine cabinet.

Turn in your used or expired medications for safe disposal at the Bonney Lake Police Department for this special 'Take Back Your Meds' event on Saturday, November 3rd. The Police Department has a drop-off bin that is available year-round during normal business hours as well.

Why take back my meds?
• Unused medicines are a danger to our children, families and the environment.
• Washington State has one of the highest teen prescription drug abuse rates in the nation.
• Medicine poisoning of children and seniors is skyrocketing.
• Medicines flushed or put in the trash can end up in our surface waters, groundwater and drinking water— exposing our families and hurting our environment.

Law enforcement, federal agencies, public health and environmental professionals agree—take-back programs are the safest way to dispose of unused medicines.

The National Pharmaceuticals Take-Back Day is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and supported by local law enforcement.

Please share this information with friends and neighbors. For more information, visit and see 'What You Can Do Now' to find additional drop-off locations, FAQs, and information on what kinds of drugs can be taken back.



Free Soup Supper
On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. the Bonney Lake Senior Center is hosting a FREE Soup Supper!

All are welcome – Kids, Adults and the Whole Family! We’ll provide the soup and bread, you bring your own bowl and spoon!

When: March 6th, 6:00- 7:00 pm
Where: Bonney Lake Senior Center
19304 Bonney Lake Blvd, Bonney Lake
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Sponsored by Foothills United Methodist Church, Cedar Ridge Retirement Community and Bonney Lake Senior Center. For more information call the Senior Center at (253) 863-7658.

"It's All About the Seniors"
Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo Fundraiser

Support ALL our seniors and “go for the green” March 15th! All money raised will benefit the Bonney Lake Senior Center and the Safe & Sober Grad Night Celebration for the Bonney Lake High School Class of 2013. Everyone is welcome for bingo! There will be cash prizes, raffle baskets, dessert auction and more!

  • Date: Friday, March 15th
  • Time: Doors Open for dinner at 5:00 pm and Bingo starts at 7:00 pm
  • Menu: Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Salad and Dessert along with a night full of BINGO fun!
  • Cost for Adults: $8.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door
  • Cost for Children (10 & under): $5.00 in advance and $8.00 at the door

For advance tickets, or if you are interested in donating, please contact the Bonney Lake Senior Center at 19304 Bonney Lake Blvd or call at 253-863-7658. Or contact the Bonney Lake High School PPP Class of 2013 Safe & Sober Grad Night’s Kelly Jo Drllevich at

This event is sponsored by the BLHS Parent Panther Pride and the Bonney Lake Senior Center Advisory Board.

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Community Summit
March 21, 2013
3:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Bonney Lake High School (Directions)

Visit the Sumner School District > S.T.A.R.R. / Communities for Families webpage for details.

On March 21, join your neighbors, local business owners, leaders from community organizations, and youth to examine important topics impacting the health of our communities.

By attending the Summit, you will gain information about local issues, be inspired to take action, and be meaningfully involved in creating solutions to tough topics. Each breakout group is designed to produce outcomes and will prompt community action. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of igniting positive change!

The City of Bonney Lake is a co-sponsor of this annual event


Fennel Creek Trail Groundbreaking Ceremony
Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00 a.m.
Location: Willow Brook Storm Pond (11110 185th Avenue E)
Area Map in Special Meeting Agenda

Mayor Neil Johnson has announced a groundbreaking ceremony for the Fennel Creek Trail "Safe Routes" link on Saturday, April 13th at 10am. The public is invited to attend! (This event is posted as a Special Meeting of the Bonney Lake City Council - view the Council Agendas page for the agenda and area map.)

This $800,000 Fennel Creek Trail link project is funded in large measure with a WSDOT "Safe Routes" grant as part of an alternative safe walking and bicycling route for students to get to Victor Falls Elementary, Mountain View Middle School, and BLHS. The project was recently put out to bid, and should be completed by this fall.

For more information, please contact Facilities & Special Projects Manager Gary Leaf, or view the Current Projects listings using the links below:
» Fennel Creek Trail Project
» Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Projects




Shakespeare in the Park

"Two Gentlemen of Verona" 
Presented by Last Leaf Productions

August 3rd, 2013
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Allan Yorke Park

Last Leaf Productions performs abridged productions from the works of William Shakespeare each summer. Join us again this year for another great performance!

Last Leaf Productions is a non-profit, touring theatre company creating educational and entertaining programs for communities in Washington State.



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