Forever Friends

In honor of the orchard’s 25th anniversary as a park, UP for Arts is commissioning a life-sized bronze sculpture of a little girl offering an apple to a horse entitled “Forever Friends” by artist John Jewell.

Click here for more information on this project.  

Article in the University of University Place, Arches

Chili Cook Off & Concert Fundraiser

Thursday, August 22, 2019 5pm-8pm

UP Police versus West Pierce Fire and Rescue vie for the title of “Best Chili!”

Chili feed at United Church followed by the “Neon Mustangs” concert at the Curran Orchard.

All proceeds go toward the “Forever Friends” sculpture for the Curran Apple Orchard Park

Tickets $40 per person (5 and under free).

Online registration is closed. You can still purchase tickets at the door the day of the event!

2019 Art and Concert Series

Mark your Calendar for our Fall Series. Women in Song

Sept 27th  

Oct 25th

Nov 22nd

Admission $15    Students $5  

Members always free!

Tickets available at the door.

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Fred Meyer gives back to the community through their community rewards program. To take advantage of this program and help support the arts go to and search for UP for Arts or our community number EB955

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Upcoming events

27 Sep 2019 7:00 PM • Civic/Library Atrium (36th and Bridgeport)
25 Oct 2019 7:00 PM • Civic/Library Atrium (36th and Bridgeport)
22 Nov 2019 7:00 PM • Civic/Library Atrium (36th and Bridgeport)

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