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YMCA childcare center closed through 1/12

Updated 1/12

The childcare center will be re-opened on Friday, Jan. 13 after resolving a facilities issue on Thursday afternoon.

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The chidcare center in building 20 (operated by the South Sound YMCA) will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and Thursday, Jan. 12, due to a facilities issue. All other classes and activities scheduled in building 20 will proceed as usual.

Veterans Day events at SPSCC

Campus Closure Nov. 11

Both SPSCC campuses will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in observance of Veterans Day.

Veterans Center hosts celebration for local and national veterans Nov. 10

South Puget Sound Community College’s Veterans Center is hosting a special event to honor and celebrate community veterans.  This year’s Veterans Day Celebration includes speakers, a banner signing, breakfast foods, and more.  The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8:00 a.m., and will last about two hours in building 21 at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus.

Standing Rock canoe and native art on display

In its ninth season, the Native American Art Exhibition features a wide variety of works by regional Native American artists of all ages. The largest piece in the exhibit this year is a Puyallup Tribe dugout canoe that recently returned from protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Sacred Stone Camp.

Holiday favorites and orchestral music on Dec. 3

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced the upcoming performance for South Puget Sound College Orchestra, an arrangement of holiday favorites and orchestral music.  The show will feature symphonic overtures by Verdi and Humperdinck, including Max Bruch’s Kol Nidre featuring cellist Stuart Hake and several holiday favorites featuring vocalist Troy Fisher.

Chorus performs 'A Pirate Christmas' concert on Dec. 2

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced an upcoming choir and chorus concert named 'A Pirate Christmas'.  

The two vocal groups (The South Puget Sound Community College Chorus and The South Puget Sound Community College Chamber Choir), led by Director John Lehrack, will fill the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts with sounds of the holidays with an infamous pirate flare.  Accompanying the groups are Patty Upton and Kelly Cornwall.

The concert is scheduled for Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm.

Time-hopping comedy drama 'Cloud 9' opens Nov. 17

Cloud 9, directed by SPSCC’s newest drama professor Lauren Love, embodies provocative themes that are valuable in challenging the status quo and empowering audience members to think differently. Written by British playwright Caryl Churchill, the play dramatizes the abuse of power and playfully takes on weighty social issues including colonialism, race, sexuality, and gender.


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