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Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Organizers of the 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka BUFO) are seeking volunteers to participate in a ‘Flash Mob Dance’ at the event on Tuesday night, April 1, with the first... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Long Walk…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Long Walk…

by Dave Markwell The other day I was tired. This is not news. I am often tired. I wake up early and don’t always go to bed early. This makes me tired. On this day, I was so tired that I took a nap. This... [Read more]

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Doing Dishes…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Doing Dishes…

by Dave Markwell After picking my son up from school yesterday, we/he decided it was a good day to burn the left over branches from a cherry tree I cut down that had been a bit of an eye sore in our yard... [Read more]

2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will crash land in Olde Burien April Fool’s Day

2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will crash land in Olde Burien April Fool’s Day

The 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka ‘BUFO’) will crash land in Olde Burien on Tuesday, April 1 – April Fool’s Day – beginning at 7 p.m. in and around The Tin Room Bar…

LETTER: Mt. Rainier High Choir still needs $1800 for Carnegie Hall trip

LETTER: Mt. Rainier High Choir still needs $1800 for Carnegie Hall trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] The Mt. Rainier High School Choir is one... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club holds 57th annual Commodore’s Ball

Des Moines Yacht Club holds 57th annual Commodore’s Ball

The 57th Annual Commodore’s Ball for the Des Moines Yacht Club took its place as one of the group’s best-attended and most elegant events on March 1, 2014. Midnight Blue and white linens graced... [Read more]

Crawl before you run at the ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14

Crawl before you run at the ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14

What better way to prepare for the March 16 “Cove to Clover Classic” 5k fundraiser run than by crawling in the benefit Pub Crawl in Burien on Friday, March 14? That’s right – there... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

We Need You, at Sports Night! Here’s your opportunity to make a difference and have a night out.  The Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be hosting the annual Sports Night Dinner and Auction event on... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: French toast.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: French toast.

by Dave Markwell It was a morning of much to do. Contemplating the shape of my day with a sense of urgency and intention was happening. I had a long list of stuff I wanted to get done. Successfully completing... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Wasted Time.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Wasted Time.

by Dave Markwell Last night, I had to make a drive that I did not want to make. Following another long day in an already long week, I was required to travel for three hours delivering my daughter to my... [Read more]

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Tolstory’ at Beach Park Auditorium in April

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Tolstory’ at Beach Park Auditorium in April

Breeders Theater is back with a new show for spring – ‘Tolstory‘ – written by T.M. Sell with music by Nancy Warren. Tolstory is a little bit Tolstoy and a tiny bit Toy Story, as four Russian... [Read more]

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: This Friday, Feb 28, is the last day to register for your chance to win two Seattle Mariners tickets AND also receive the discounted $35 5K registration fee for ‘Cove to Clover Classic,’... [Read more]

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Vocalist Kerry Wallingford and her trio will perform jazz standards at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday, March 2. Wallingford regularly takes the stage at Seattle jazz clubs, including... [Read more]

New website allows more scholarships for ‘Des Moines Dollars for Scholars’

New website allows more scholarships for ‘Des Moines Dollars for Scholars’

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars will better serve students and community with the official launch of new website, including an online student scholarship application. Dollars for Scholars® officially... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Glassy Water.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Glassy Water.

by Dave Markwell I am a notoriously impatient driver. I am not an aggressive driver, but I know the rules and expect others to know and follow them as I do. I am often disappointed. In these moments, my... [Read more]

Internationally-acclaimed Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival Sunday

Internationally-acclaimed Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival Sunday

Gypsy Jazz stand-out Pearl Django will perform at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Sunday, March 2 at the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. With a performance history spanning almost two decades,... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty. I am in... [Read more]