Fundraising Section

HELP: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive will be Dec. 5

HELP: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive will be Dec. 5

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park is teaming with civic groups, hometown merchants and individuals to come to the aid of the Des Moines Area Food Bank during the first-ever Des Moines... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Children’s Hospital Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 20-21

Des Moines Auxiliary of Children’s Hospital Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 20-21

The Des Moines Auxiliary of the Seattle Children’s Hospital presents its annual holiday bazaar on Nov. 20 and 21, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Des Moines United Methodist Church, 2225 9th St.... [Read more]

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

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

UPDATE: Due to concerns about safety during this stormy weather, the Farmers Market scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31 has been CANCELLED. I think we had all phases of the beastly weather last Saturday. Burrrrr,... [Read more]

Dress up as your fave SNL character at Bayside Brunch fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 1

Dress up as your fave SNL character at Bayside Brunch fundraiser Sunday, Nov. 1

The 16th annual Bayside Brunch champagne brunch and festivities will be at Anthony’s HomePort in Des Moines on SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. This year’s theme is SATURDAY... [Read more]

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

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

Last Saturday saw lots more shoppers than in previous weeks and I think the nice weather had a lot to do with it. Most vendors had a good sales day, including our market wines. The new Waterfront Red blend... [Read more]

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

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

After last week I think we’ve had enough rain and wind to last the rest of the season, especially on our last day’s Chili Cook-Off, coming Oct. 31. Stop by the Information Booth this Saturday and browse... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be Friday at the Cove

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be Friday at the Cove

Enjoy a merry German Beer Hall atmosphere with friends dressed to the nines in their Lederhosen (you can wear your jeans!) at the Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest this Friday, Oct. 16. Doors... [Read more]

Help Special Olympics: ‘Tip-A-Cop’ at Des Moines Red Robin on Saturday, Oct. 24

Help Special Olympics: ‘Tip-A-Cop’ at Des Moines Red Robin on Saturday, Oct. 24

“Tip-A-Cop” is an official Law Enforcement Torch Run Campaign fundraising event for Special Olympics Washington, and will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Red Robin in Des Moines. Law enforcement... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fall Luncheon is Oct. 15

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fall Luncheon is Oct. 15

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual Fall Luncheon on Thursday, Oct 15, 2015 at the Des Moines United Methodist Church, 22225 9th Ave South. The... [Read more]

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

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

Knock on wood, the sun keeps on shin’n on us. Another glorious day last Saturday brought out a lot of shoppers, and diners enjoyed the great music from the Notables while picnicing on the grass. In case... [Read more]

Fundraiser Screening & Presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Oct. 25

Fundraiser Screening & Presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Oct. 25

A full screening and special presentation of the locally-made, award-winning historic UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” will serve as a benefit for the Tukwila Historical Society on Sunday, Oct.... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park Auditorium this Saturday

Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park Auditorium this Saturday

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and Des Moines Arts Commission will host the first-ever Poverty Bay Arts Gala at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 6 – 10 p.m.. All... [Read more]

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

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

Who’d a thunk it…. cars were lined up for a block at the start of the Take Back Your Drugs and Shred-it Event last Saturday at the market! Kory Batterman, DMPD Community Service Officer, had to call... [Read more]

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (Sept. 28) that all its football teams will be “getting their PINK on” to support the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness Month during... [Read more]

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

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

Did you catch the new band with Tony Serzo? Talk about a wide range of different music styles. Hope they liked our market and want to come back. The last Clutter to Cash event was a little sparse as some... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Zombies of all ages, shapes & sizes enjoy ‘Zombiefest’ Saturday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Zombies of all ages, shapes & sizes enjoy ‘Zombiefest’ Saturday

Mackenzie Bull won the kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. On Saturday (Sept. 19), Zombies of all ages, shapes and sizes descended on the Normandy Park Towne Center for the 4th annual... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School philanthropists raising $$ for Eastern WA wildfire victims

Pacific Middle School philanthropists raising $$ for Eastern WA wildfire victims

From left to right: Natalie Elam, Ethan Wagner, Payton Hayes, Julia McGarr, Elizabeth Kawaguchi, Abby Bork, Irelynn Swangerg, Hope Klingenstein, and Dulcemaria Baez. Click image to see larger version. Of... [Read more]

REMINDER: Pip Pip, Cheerio! Saturday will be a sunny day for the English Fete!

REMINDER: Pip Pip, Cheerio! Saturday will be a sunny day for the English Fete!

REMINDER: Enjoy all things British this Saturday, Sept. 12, at the 2nd annual ‘English Fete’ at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drawing on their Anglican... [Read more]

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

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

What a difference a week makes in the weather this time of year. Last Saturday saw lots of sun and this coming market looks to be sunny and in the 80’s. I talked with a lot of people coming thru Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Beautiful, sunny skies predicted for  St. Luke’s ‘English Fete’ on Saturday, Sept. 12

Beautiful, sunny skies predicted for  St. Luke’s ‘English Fete’ on Saturday, Sept. 12

What rhymes with “plate“? Why, “Fete” of course! That is if you’re in England and talking about any of the thousands of charming “Village Fetes” that occur all... [Read more]

PHOTOS Over 1,000 brave ‘powerful summer storm’ at Blues & Brews Fest

PHOTOS Over 1,000 brave ‘powerful summer storm’ at Blues & Brews Fest

Over 1,000 people braved what UW Meteorologist Cliff Mass called ‘the most powerful summer storm EVER to hit our region’ last Saturday (Aug. 29) to attend the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues... [Read more]

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]