5 Things To Do Today: Election night parties, Mexican takeover, The Breaklites and more ...

By Volcano Staff on November 6, 2012

ELECTION DAY, NOV. 6, 2012 >>>

1. If you have saddled up to one of Moctezuma's giant margaritas you know what it's like to be taken over at the Tacoma Mexican restaurant. Today, Metro Parks Tacoma's Specialized Recreation program will reverse the situation and takeover Moctezuma's grabbing 20 percent of money spent on the joint's food to support programs, scholarships and field trips for individuals with disabilities. Sadly, no one can take over its alcohol. Moctezuma's, 4102 S. 56th St., Tacoma, 253.404.3950

2. The Brotherhood Lounge in downtown Olympia bar offers election returns on its 9-foot screen beginning at 4 p.m. with happy hour until 7 p.m. 119 Capitol Way N., Olympia, 360.352.4153

3. It's Tuesday. You know what that means: MindTap Trivia at The Swiss. Two bucks a person; teams up to seven. Winner keeps all the cash. 7 p.m., The Swiss, 1904 Jefferson Ave., Tacoma, 253.572.2821

4. Derek Kilmer hosts a bash to watch returns for his run for U.S. Representative Congressional District 6 with the Washington United for Marriage, Pierce County Democratic Party, Restore Transit Now!, Pat McCarthy, Eric Herde, Laurie Jinkins, Lauren Walker, Jeannie Darneille, Ann Dasch, Connie Ladenburg and Steve Kirby beginning at 7:45 p.m. at the fancy Hotel Murano.

5. The Mix bar in Tacoma's Triangle District is throwing an Approve R74 party and celebrating the belief that that all loving couples, including gay and lesbian couples, deserve to marry the person they love. The Mix also approves of The Breaklites busting out some rhymes around 10 p.m. The Mix, 635 Saint Helens Ave., Tacoma, 253.383.4327

LINK: Tuesday, Nov. 6 arts and entertainment events in the greater Tacoma and Olympia area