Meet Peggy Cleveland, author of “100 Things to Do in Tacoma Before You Die,” at book signings at Tacoma Nature Center Oct. 22 and W.W. Seymour Conservatory Nov. 12.

Tacoma, WA: Tacoma is known for its stalwart people, diverse communities, and its love of all things artistic, weird, and wonderful. In her latest book, 100 Things to Do in Tacoma Before You Die, Tacoma area resident and author Peggy Cleveland shares ideas for exploring 100 Tacoma spots – and Metro Parks Tacoma places have made 12 of the list.