Fundraising Section

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The free $10 voucher healthy eating initiative program for qualifying seniors is really taking off as more and more people learn about this program brought to you by partners, the Des Moines Farmers Market... [Read more]

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

A special ‘Pre-Funk’ party for Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be held this Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Normandy Park Towne Center, from 5 – 8 p.m. There... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will raise funds for needy kids Saturday, Aug. 29

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will raise funds for needy kids Saturday, Aug. 29

by Tess Riski On Aug. 29th from Noon-8 p.m., the Des Moines Rotary Club will host the 6th annual Blues & Brews Festival. As Pacific Northwesterners flock from near and far, the Des Moines Beach Park... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park on Saturday, Oct. 10

SAVE THE DATE: Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park on Saturday, Oct. 10

SAVE THE DATE: The Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be held at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 6 – 10 p.m. Cost is $50, and includes: Fine Art Sale Entertainment Wine Hor... [Read more]

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

On Thursday (Aug. 6), the Des Moines community held their second ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ where over 500 backpacks were distributed to students in need. Superintendent Susan Enfield... [Read more]

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

http://www.vimeo.com/110224484 Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic-minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Community Swap Meet is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Community Swap Meet is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Huge Community Swap Meet will be this Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Indoor and outdoor tables. Something for everyone! Stop by on your way to the... [Read more]

Enter to win 2 tickets to the 6th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Enter to win 2 tickets to the 6th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Want to go to the bestest, bluesiest and brewiest music festival of the summer? Here’s your chance – just enter to win 2 Tickets to the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, coming... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Over 2,000 expected to ‘Drink to Music’ at Blues & Brews Aug. 29

SAVE THE DATE: Over 2,000 expected to ‘Drink to Music’ at Blues & Brews Aug. 29

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual... [Read more]

Des Moines’ historic Dining Hall renovations to be unveiled July 1

Des Moines’ historic Dining Hall renovations to be unveiled July 1

A grand opening celebration for the Dining Hall, built in 1934 and located in the Covenant Beach Bible Camp Historic District at Des Moines Beach Park (former home to the City’s Senior Services) will... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Swap Meet on Sat., July 18

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Swap Meet on Sat., July 18

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding a huge Swap Meet on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sell your “Treasures”! Rent outside space/$25, inside/$35. Call 206-878-8301 or email... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

Here’s episode #5 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Waterland ‘Fund Run 5K Challenge’ will be Saturday, July 18

Waterland ‘Fund Run 5K Challenge’ will be Saturday, July 18

Walkers UNITE – the Des Moines Activity Center is challenging the community to form walking teams for this year’s 5k FunD Run, to be held on Saturday, July 18, starting and finishing at Des Moines... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High... [Read more]

‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1

‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1

A fundraiser BBQ called ‘Smoke on the Water’ will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1 at Des Moines Beach Park, to benefit Destination Des Moines’ efforts to put on a 4th... [Read more]

City of Des Moines proclaims June as ‘Music4Life Month’

City of Des Moines proclaims June as ‘Music4Life Month’

On May 14, the City of Des Moines proclaimed June as “Music4Life Month.” The local program – “Highline Music4Life” – provides musical instruments to fifth and sixth graders... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Des Moines Celebrates Scholarship Winners

PHOTOS: Des Moines Celebrates Scholarship Winners

At the Des Moines Yacht Club this past Thursday evening (May 19, 2015) students, parents and members of the local community gathered for the annual Dollars for Scholars award reception. Des Moines Dollars... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Cheerleaders holding fundraiser Car Wash this Saturday

Mt. Rainier High Cheerleaders holding fundraiser Car Wash this Saturday

The Mt. Rainier High School Cheerleaders will be holding a Car Wash at North Hill Espresso this Saturday, May 23, to help raise funds for Cheer Camp. “Please come on out to support the team that... [Read more]

Highline students’ fundraiser for sex trafficking victims will be Monday, May 18

Highline students’ fundraiser for sex trafficking victims will be Monday, May 18

Students at Highline College will be hosting a bake sale on Monday, May 18 to raise money for the Genesis Project, a local non-profit organization that helps female sex trafficking victims out of the life. All... [Read more]

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

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

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a HUGE RUMMAGE SALE this Friday May 8, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday May 9, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Something for everyone! Furniture, Clothing,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Nutrition program volunteers are HAPPY with a new 2015 Vulcan Stove purchased with Bayside Brunch Funds by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. Installed on Sunday, May 3, at Des Moines/Normandy Park Senior... [Read more]