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The FREE 4th of July Fireworks Over Des Moines is this Thursday

The FREE 4th of July Fireworks Over Des Moines is this Thursday

Destination Des Moines‘ FREE 4th of July Fireworks Over Des Moines will be this Thursday at the Des Moines Marina and Beach Park. This Independence Day Celebration has been a tradition within the... [Read more]

Free Summer Concerts start TONIGHT at the Quarterdeck in the Marina

Free Summer Concerts start TONIGHT at the Quarterdeck in the Marina

Free Concerts at the Quarterdeck in the Des Moines Marina start TONIGHT – Thursday, June 27, with a free performance by Carrie Clark and the Lonesome Lovers. Here’s the full lineup: Thursday,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation announced this week that they have approved an application from Youth Experimental Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) received in April of this year for additional funding. Y.E.T.I.... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $4,000 to Meals on Wheels

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $4,000 to Meals on Wheels

For the second time in 10 years, the Des Moines Legacy Foundation has donated funds to the King County Meals on Wheels program for Des Moines homebound seniors in need of nutritious meals – this year,... [Read more]

4th of July Fireworks will light up skies above Des Moines Marina & Beach Park

4th of July Fireworks will light up skies above Des Moines Marina & Beach Park

Destination Des Moines’ 4th of July Fireworks event will light up the skies above the Des Moines Marina and Beach Park on Independence Day, starting at around 10:30 p.m. Please note the list of... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s annual Auction is this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s annual Auction is this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s annual Auction is this Saturday, June 8. Doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 6:05 p.m. “Come leisurely bid on hundreds of items!” Live auction starts... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines ‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ will be July 10

Destination Des Moines ‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ will be July 10

Destination Des Moines’ 2019 Community ‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser BBQ will be Wednesday, July 10, from 5– 7 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park. All proceeds from this community event... [Read more]

City of Des Moines awards $10,000 to support Hospitality House

City of Des Moines awards $10,000 to support Hospitality House

The City of Des Moines has awarded $10,000 from the City’s 2019 Human Services Budget to support Hospitality House. Hospitality House is a women’s shelter that opened in south King County in October... [Read more]

Music of the Salish Sea at Des Moines United Methodist Church Saturday night

Music of the Salish Sea at Des Moines United Methodist Church Saturday night

Enjoy an evening of music dedicated to the Salish Sea this Saturday, May 18, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Des Moines United Methodist Church. The Saltwater Music Series dedicates the final concert of its... [Read more]

WATCH: 10 reasons to go to the Kent Downtown Wine Walk on Fri., May 17

WATCH: 10 reasons to go to the Kent Downtown Wine Walk on Fri., May 17

It’s Wine Walk season, and the Kent Downtown Partnership’s annual Wine Walk will be this coming Friday, May 17, from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at ten businesses in downtown Kent. The registration/wine... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Waterland Wine and Art Walk will be Saturday, May 11

Waterland Wine and Art Walk will be Saturday, 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 and event for sailors and landlubbers... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $3,000 to local music program

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $3,000 to local music program

The board of directors of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation voted at their March meeting to approve a $3,000 grant to provide free to low cost music lessons to the Key to Change program in Des Moines... [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]

Legacy Foundation helps build wheelchair ramps, steps for low income seniors

Legacy Foundation helps build wheelchair ramps, steps for low income seniors

At the February 2019 meeting of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, board members voted to approve a grant for $5,000 submitted by Grace in ACTION for the construction of wheelchair ramps, and home step... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

The 15th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is fast approaching – coming Friday, Mar. 1 and Saturday, Mar. 2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium! Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park along... [Read more]