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First Annual Senior Living Community Tour August 13th
Tour five senior communities in Tacoma in one Day – August 13th. Five Senior Living Communities are coming together to help you find the very best community that will fit your wants, needs, desires, location and budget. For more information or to RSVP to reserve your place on the tour and/or van please call 253‐284‐7499 by Friday, August 8th. Transportation services are limited so RSVP today... Read More

Please join us for our summer Concerts on the Lawn every Thursday night in August at 6:30 p.m.

  • August 7: Puget Brass (30 member Brass Band)
  • August 14: The Voetberg Family Band (Bluegrass)
  • August 21: Carrie Cunningham & the Six Shooters Country)
  • August 28: Pearl Django (Jazz)
  • Click here for more information on the concerts (Flyer / Press Release)

Featured Apartment


August 2014 Featured Apartment of the Month: Tobey Jones Apartment #453: Independent Living with Meals

Apartment #453 is a 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment—the largest in the Tobey Jones Building at 1,067 sq. ft. You’ll love the many windows and skylights, breakfast bar, ceiling fans, beautiful view of the campus from several windows, new quartz kitchen counters, stainless steel appliances, and a separate living and family room.

The monthly rent is $5,305 and there is no “buy in.”

Click here for more information.

Events and Classes


Alcohol Ink with Patty Finnigan
Wednesdays through August, 2:00 pm, Tobey Jones Craft Room. Please call J.J. at 756-6219 to reserve your spot.

Little merchants: The Golden Era of Youth Delivering Newspapers
Join author Sandra Walker as she celebrates a job — and an era — many of today’s youngsters don’t even know existed. Thursday, August 14, 3:00 pm, LP Parlor

Little Merchants

The Lowdown on Downsizing
Join mortgage professional Amy Remington as she discusses tips on how to downsize and simplify your home and life. Wednesday, August 20, 3:30 pm, Wellness Center

Eyes to the Skies
Pierce College Astronomy and Physics professor Hillary Stephens takes us on spectacular trip through the heavens. Wednesday, August 13, 3:30 pm, Lillian Pratt Parlor

Toastmasters Club at FTJ
Learn to become a better speaker and presenter, to communicate with confidence, to develop your leadership skills and to listen effectively in  a supportive, self-paced, fun atmosphere.
Tuesdays, Aug. 5 & 19, 3:15 pm, Tobey Jones Multi Purpose Room

Click here for the complete Senior University Calendar