Tagged with 'Children'

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

With the community’s help last year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park collected nearly 500 coats that were donated to local schools. This year, the Coats for Kids drive hopes to break... [Read more]

Annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Wednesday, Oct. 31 on Marine View Drive

Annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Wednesday, Oct. 31 on Marine View Drive

Join Marina District businesses along Marine View Drive and 7th Ave in Destination Des Moines’ fun, FREE community Trick-or-Treat Path on Wednesday, Oct. 31 (aka HALLOWEEN) from 3 – 6 p.m. Pick... [Read more]

It’s ‘Kids Day’ at Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

It’s ‘Kids Day’ at Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is celebrating Back to School with Kid’s Day at the Market this Saturday, Sept. 8. You can still get your produce, flowers, crafts, wine, smoked cheese and... [Read more]

Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘On the Go’ Day Camp starts Monday, July 30

Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘On the Go’ Day Camp starts Monday, July 30

Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘On the Go’ Day Camp starts Monday, July 30, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., and runs through Friday, Aug. 3. We still have room for some more registrations in our... [Read more]

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Hazel Valley Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty students however, the day isn’t... [Read more]

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held this Saturday, March 31, from 9 –10 a.m. at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center. Cost is $5 per child. Crafts Activities Prizes Candy Easter Bunny photos Des Moines... [Read more]

Show some love – donate to Legacy Foundation’s ‘No Kids Left Inside’ project

Show some love – donate to Legacy Foundation’s ‘No Kids Left Inside’ project

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation is encouraging the community to show local kids some love this Valentine’s Week by donating $5 (or more) towards its ‘No Kids Left Inside’ campaign to replace... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park collects almost 500 Coats for Kids

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park collects almost 500 Coats for Kids

The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park recently completed its annual Coats for Kids Drive, and this year they collected almost 500 coats! This year, the Club chose to support Parkside Elementary... [Read more]

On #GivingTuesday, please help the local ‘No Kids Left Inside’ cause

On #GivingTuesday, please help the local ‘No Kids Left Inside’ cause

This holiday season, consider a tax-deductible gift that will continue to pay dividends for years: Please help local cause ‘NO KIDS LEFT INSIDE‘ on this #Giving Tuesday! Every kid deserves... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Children’s Christmas Fun Day is Dec. 2

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Children’s Christmas Fun Day is Dec. 2

Children’s Christmas Fun Day at Des Moines United Methodist Church will be this Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., downstairs in Fellowship Hall. Fun, crafts, games, story time…and... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

The Des Moines Police Department is again sponsoring a Toy Drive to benefit the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (HCSATS). Among the many other things they do, HCSATS provides... [Read more]

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Fire & Rescue paid a visit to Midway Elementary in Des Moines on Monday (Oct. 17) as part of a nationwide effort known as “Operation Warm.” South King County Professional Firefighters... [Read more]

9-1-1 Storybook Tour will be held at Des Moines Library on Friday, April 15

9-1-1 Storybook Tour will be held at Des Moines Library on Friday, April 15

As 9-1-1 National Public Education Month kicks off in April, Seattle Public Library, King County Library System and the King County E-911 program office are partnering for Emery the Emergency Penguin... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Kids Easter Fun Day is Saturday!

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Kids Easter Fun Day is Saturday!

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Kids Easter Fun Day will be this Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free event all children 4-10yrs – games, crafts, stories, enjoy movie and lunch... [Read more]

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Join your friends at Mount Rainier Pool on MLK Day – Monday, Jan. 18 from Noon-2 p.m. – for an open swim. This is a great way to keep your kids busy on this national... [Read more]

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 30

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 30

Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House on Saturday, Jan. 30, from... [Read more]