The Big Sports Gig - Cheney Stadium Takeover

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This year The Big Sports Gig™ takes over Cheney Stadium on July 20th, when the Tacoma Rainiers take on the Salt Lake Bees.

The fun-filled Friday night, includes festivities for the whole family. Join in the our on-field parade (ages 4 to 12) and let the kids experience the thrill of participating in the on-field parade, whiffle ball, and games at the Cheneyville play area, ball signing with players, photos with Rhubarb and more! Rounding out the evening, raffle winners announced and the famous Friday night fireworks at the Stadium!

Proceeds benefit our community’s Recreation Scholarship Fund established in 2014 to help enable and increase the participation of economically disadvantaged youth in area sports and recreation programs across our greater peninsula community. Annually, the fund provides grants to qualified organizations to enable the participation of hundreds of area youth in local sports and recreation programs, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.

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Cinco de Mayo Bash!


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Ocean5 will be hopping on Saturday, May 4th!

Enjoy a night of South of the Border-inspired food, fun, and drinks, while getting your cha-cha on to live music from Budapest West, challenging your friends in a game of Duckpin Bowling, spinning the Wheel de la Fortuna for great prizes, and more!

Each ticket includes:

  • All you care to eat from the Taco & Empanada Bar
  • Drink ticket toward signature cocktails, beer, wine or soft drinks
  • Live music and dancing
  • Free Salsa Dancing lessons
  • Opportunities to win ...
    • Fiesta in a 'Barrow Raffle
    • 50/50 Community Raffle
    • Access to private Duckpin Bowling Lanes
    • Ring Your Bottle
    • Piñata Bash!
  • Snap Bar photo fun
  • Other wine, beer and cocktails available for purchase

Cocktail style event, no reserved seating

* Fiesta in a 'Barrow Drawing - 9pm (minimum value $600)

** Community 50/50 Raffle - Only 2,000 tickets will be sold. Winner will be awarded half the jackpot (est. min $25,000). 
Download Official Entry Form [Word] [PDF] .

*** Piñata Bash - filled with airline minis

Saturday, May 4 from 6 PM - 10 PM


  • $85 per person - Early Bird (through 3/31/19)
  • $100 per person.

Purchase online here.


Or by calling the Foundation at (253) 514-6338

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More Information:

For more information, contact Toni  (253) 514-6338, Ext. 1

Proceeds support the Foundation's many programs, initiatives, and funds that help sustain our community.


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Established in 2013, the Steward's Scholarship Fund helps bridge the early learning access gap in our community to give all children, especially those in greatest need, the strong start they deserve.  

Investment in early education generates significant social and economic returns that strengthen our communities and our nation. Access to early childhood education allows youth to continue their path for success.  

Every aspect of the farm-2-table meal is grown, produced, baked, brewed or stewed, within, about 50 miles of Gig Harbor. Each year a local chef, and their team, steps up to the 'locally grown' basket to prepare an amazing feast. The evening is replete with live music, annual TGG auctions offering unique experiences, art, and more.  

Proceeds benefit the Stewards Scholarship Fund which helps to provide early childhood education opportunities to families in need, giving all children in our community, the strong start they need and deserve. 


The Green Gig... an annual locally grown tradition!

Each year, The Green Gig™ provides the community an opportunity to join in an evening of great food, heartwarming stories, and bidding for unique items and experiences to benefit early childhood education in our community. 

Now in its 8th year, the fun-filled evening features a complete 100% FARM-2-TABLE meal, replete with beverages, music, and fun.

Since 2012, the Foundation has provided over $125,000 to support early childhood education for more than 300 area children by underwriting a portion of tuition costs for every student. Additional assistance is provided through the Stewards Scholarship Fund, established in 2013 to help close the early learning access gap in our community and give all children, especially those in greatest need, the strong start they need and deserve. The past 7 years have sold out, so get your tickets early!

Proceeds benefit the Stewards Scholarship Fund and our work to help bridge the early learning access gap in our community.

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Students of Distinction

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Founded in 2003, by The Peninsula Gateway, the Students of Distinction program has honored more than 525 graduating seniors from the Peninsula School District. The program came under the Foundation in 2013.

Sponsors as Kitsap Credit Union, Peninsula Light Company, The Peninsula Gateway, Olympic Property Group, Umpqua Bank, Franciscan Health System, and the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation. Combined, the community sponsors have provided more than $10,000 in scholarship funds annually - over $210,000 to date. 

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Open Studio Tour

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Founded in 1993 by area artists, the Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour (OST) has witnessed the participation of more than 130 artists who have annually opened their studios to at least 22,000 visitors over the past 25 years. OST became a program of the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation in 2013.

2018 Tour

Sept. 14, 15 & 16 - 10am  to 5pm

33 Artists in 23 Studios

Visitors will have a rare glimpse into the lives of artists who live and work in Gig Harbor, Key Peninsula, Fox Island, and South Kitsap.  They will learn how each one uses paint, ink, metal, wood, clay, and stone. Beautiful whimsical objects of fiber, glass. and found objects, will stimulate, the imagination.

As always, the self-guided Tour is FREE! 

Download 2018 Open Studio Tour Map

QUESTIONS?  Call or emailBrad Stave, OST President (206) 910-5459 


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