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Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ presentation will be Monday, May 6 at Smith Tower

Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ presentation will be Monday, May 6 at Smith Tower

The final in a three-part presentation series on Roy Olmstead – aka ‘The Good Bootlegger’ – will be held Monday night, May 6 at the historic Smith Tower. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the... [Read more]

Gathering Place’s Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast is this Saturday, April 20

Gathering Place’s Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast is this Saturday, April 20

One of Gathering Place’s biggest events of the year will be this Saturday, April 20! Bring the whole family out for this annual fun event located at their Des Moines Campus (2038 S. 222nd Street; map... [Read more]

Unity Through Diversity Week will be April 22-26 at Highline College

Unity Through Diversity Week will be April 22-26 at Highline College

The public is invited to celebrate and explore diversity and contemporary social justice issues at Highline College the week of April 22–26, 2019. Now in its 22nd year, Unity Through Diversity Week will... [Read more]

Celebrate Opening Day of Boating at Waterland Wine & Art Walk Sat., May 11

Celebrate Opening Day of Boating at Waterland Wine & Art Walk Sat., May 11

Now in its 3rd year, Destination Des Moines – in collaboration with the Des Moines Art Commission and Yacht Club – will mark the opening of boating season with a Wine and Art Walk on Saturday, May... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fashion Show is April 18

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fashion Show is April 18

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual fashion show on Thursday, April 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Des Moines United Methodist Church. Ticket cost is a donation... [Read more]

Movie Night, Easter & more at Des Moines United Methodist this weekend

Movie Night, Easter & more at Des Moines United Methodist this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church is hosting three events this weekend: Community Movie night will be Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m. Kids Easter fun day will be Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m. Local mission... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Orchestra and Band Musicians advance to State Contest

Mt. Rainier High Orchestra and Band Musicians advance to State Contest

Photo by Mari Tamura. Congratulations to the Mount Rainier High School Band & Orchestra at the Soundview Region Solo and Ensemble Contest – Saturday, March 9, 2019 was an exciting day!  The winners... [Read more]

Alyssa Konopaski of Des Moines wins Highline College Poetry Contest

Alyssa Konopaski of Des Moines wins Highline College Poetry Contest

“Expect Sadness like Rain” earned Alyssa Konopaski (pictured above) of Des Moines first place in Highline College’s 2019 Student Poetry Contest. Konopaski was one of 53 writers who submitted 106... [Read more]

Saltwater Music Series ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ is Sat. at DM United Methodist

Saltwater Music Series ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ is Sat. at DM United Methodist

The next Saltwater Music Series concert – ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ – will be performed this Saturday, March 16, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Des Moines United Methodist... [Read more]

Grand re-opening celebration of Mt. Rainier Pool will be Saturday, March 16

Grand re-opening celebration of Mt. Rainier Pool will be Saturday, March 16

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding the re-opening of the Des Moines Mount Rainier Pool with a celebration and ribbon cutting on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. The 43-year-old... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club  Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, Mar. 23

Des Moines Yacht Club Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, Mar. 23

Des Moines Yacht Club’s 20th Annual Indoor/Outdoor Marine Swap Meet will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Attention all boaters and everyone who loves living in the Pacific... [Read more]

Gen. Barry McCaffrey to speak at Des Moines Normandy Park Rotary Mar. 13

Gen. Barry McCaffrey to speak at Des Moines Normandy Park Rotary Mar. 13

One of the U.S. Armed Forces most decorated soldiers – Four-star General Barry McCaffrey – will speak at an open meeting of the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park at the 4 Points Sheraton... [Read more]

‘Gymanfu Ganu’ will be at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday, Mar. 9

‘Gymanfu Ganu’ will be at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday, Mar. 9

From the folks at Grace Lutheran Church: The public is invited to our fourth annual Gymanfu Ganu (pronounced guh-MAHN-vah GAH-nee) program – which literally means: a singing festival – which will be... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Movie Night & Ash Wednesday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Movie Night & Ash Wednesday

Community movie night AND Ash Wednesday services will held soon at Des Moines United Methodist Church: Friday, March 1 is community movie night! This month’s movie is Marshall (PG-13, 2017) in celebration... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ series kicks-off at Smith Tower Monday

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ series kicks-off at Smith Tower Monday

REMINDER: ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower will begin its three-part series this coming Monday, March 4! Presented by local filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer... [Read more]

Redondo Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Feb. 24

Redondo Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Feb. 24

From our friends at WABI Burien: The next walk of the Des Moines Waterland Walkers is this Sunday, Feb. 24, a week later than normal. (The walk didn’t happen on the usual third Sunday of the month because... [Read more]