Arts Section

Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21

Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21, 2017, with an Art Show/Competition & Awards,... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Huge Rummage Sale Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Huge Rummage Sale Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 12 & 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Lots of treasures! Toys, tools, housewares,... [Read more]

Spend the Day with Mom at PowellsWood This Weekend

Spend the Day with Mom at PowellsWood This Weekend

by Greg Wright Good relationships require special care, and the intimate garden of PowellsWood is one super place to cultivate family bonds over Mother’s Day weekend. Whether it’s reminiscing about... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Of a winter and a spring…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Of a winter and a spring…

by Dave Markwell While driving home from school the other day, my 13 year old daughter queried, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” “I don’t know. Why?” I replied. “To go to the idiot’s... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama Production The Addams Family opens on May 4, 7 p.m.! The production continues May 5, 6, 12 &13, with performances at 7 p.m., and an additional matinee performance... [Read more]

Learn Storytelling & help Highline Food Bank at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

Learn Storytelling & help Highline Food Bank at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

Young Reflections Photography Larry Snyder will discuss the origins – and importance – of storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at Tuesday’s... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Highline College teams up with Highline Public Schools for Native summit

Highline College teams up with Highline Public Schools for Native summit

Approximately 100 high school and college students are expected to attend a summit designed for American Indians and Alaska Natives living in south King County. Designed to inspire and empower students... [Read more]

Bowie Vision, Cherry Cherry & more will be at 2017 Beach Park Concert Series

Bowie Vision, Cherry Cherry & more will be at 2017 Beach Park Concert Series

Concerts in the Park at Des Moines Beach Park will feature tribute bands Bowie Vision (David Bowie), Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond), Mantra (Santana) and many others, on Wednesday nights from July 12 –... [Read more]

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

A ‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Sale fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the North Hill Community Club, located at 20827 3rd Ave South. This event... [Read more]

Next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Saturday, May 13

Next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Saturday, May 13

The next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., along S. Marine View Drive at four great family-friendly locations. “Join Destination Des Moines... [Read more]

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Sen. Keiser with the “Maury Island Incident” team: Steve Edmiston, Scott Schaefer, Shelli Park and John White, taken April 18th, 2017. On Tuesday, April 18, the Washington State Senate passed... [Read more]

Author Sherman Alexie will be at Highline College’s Diversity Celebration April 27

Author Sherman Alexie will be at Highline College’s Diversity Celebration April 27

Among this year’s notable presenters at Highline College’s Unity Through Diversity Week will be Sherman Alexie, a National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author. The public is... [Read more]

South King Media’s Scott Schaefer awarded ‘Paul Harris Fellow’ by Rotary

South King Media’s Scott Schaefer awarded ‘Paul Harris Fellow’ by Rotary

South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer was honored Wednesday (April 5) with a Paul Harris Fellow award from the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park, WA. The award was presented at the Rotary... [Read more]

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at the next... [Read more]

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s ‘Musical Americana’ concert is TONIGHT

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s ‘Musical Americana’ concert is TONIGHT

Des Moines United Methodist Church presents – TONIGHT, Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. – a Saltwater Music Series Concert called “Musical Americana.” This concert will feature beautiful Classical... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: A FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be held at the Burien Community Center this Wednesday, March 1, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Bring your small household items including clothing... [Read more]