Tagged with 'Children'

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools announced that it will provide free breakfast, lunch, and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Nine Highline schools will join... [Read more]

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

This month, Des Moines Rotarians visited every Highline elementary school in their city and came bearing gifts: a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for each third grader…

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

The Des Moines Police Department is holding a Toy Drive for the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS), and they’d like your help. Among the many other things they do, HCSATS... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer Lunches for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer Lunches for local children

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (June 13) that it will be providing free breakfast, lunch and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Twelve Highline... [Read more]

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

The Highline School District announced Tuesday (May 14) that “more extensive staff training and strong coordination with local law enforcement are the hallmarks of a proposal to improve safety and... [Read more]

D.M. Auxiliary of Children’s Hospital Annual Fashion Show/Luncheon April 18

D.M. Auxiliary of Children’s Hospital Annual Fashion Show/Luncheon April 18

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its annual fashion show and luncheon on Thursday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at the Landmark Event Center, located at 23660 Marine... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘EGGstravaganza’ is this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park

REMINDER: ‘EGGstravaganza’ is this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park

REMINDER: The weather is looking to shape up nicely for this Saturday, March 30, and Des Moines Parks and Recreation and the Des Moines Youth Council are excited to bring back their special EGGstravaganza... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church Youth Performing Easter Program Sunday

Des Moines United Methodist Church Youth Performing Easter Program Sunday

WLB Advertiser Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Youth and Children will be performing an Easter Program on Palm Sunday, March 24 (the Sunday before Easter) at 11 a.m., which is after their... [Read more]

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

A ‘Spring Egg Hunt’ will be held at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., with “prizes for every child,” according to an announcement…

Over 400 Coats Distributed to Needy Kids by Rotary Club of Des Moines

Over 400 Coats Distributed to Needy Kids by Rotary Club of Des Moines

For the last two months, the Rotary Club of Des Moines has been collecting coats for the students of Midway Elementary, and on Tuesday night (Dec. 11) they distributed over 400 of them to needy kids.  “The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Today – Monday, Dec. 10 – is the Final Day to Donate Warm Coats

REMINDER: Today – Monday, Dec. 10 – is the Final Day to Donate Warm Coats

REMINDER: Today – Monday, Dec. 10 – is the final day to donate new or used coats, mittens, winter hats and other things to help keep local children warm this winter through the Des Moines Rotary Club’s... [Read more]

Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Imagine having photos with Santa without waiting in line at the mall or downtown in bad weather! This year it’s happening right here in Burien at Photography by Steven. Just click here to schedule... [Read more]

Des Moines Expanding School Zone Safety Program with New Speed Cameras

Des Moines Expanding School Zone Safety Program with New Speed Cameras

The City of Des Moines on Thursday (Nov. 1) announced the expansion of its School Zone Safety Program, which aims to protect students, drivers, and passengers from injuries or collisions caused by speeding... [Read more]

VIDEO: Help Des Moines Cub Scouts by Watching a Video & Buying Popcorn

VIDEO: Help Des Moines Cub Scouts by Watching a Video & Buying Popcorn

Cub Scouts in Des Moines are selling popcorn to raise funds for Summer Camp, and just like last year, they made a video to promote this fundraising effort.   This locally-made video is a homage to Saturday... [Read more]

Advertiser Vitality Chiropractic Offering Free Screenings at Saturday’s Market

Advertiser Vitality Chiropractic Offering Free Screenings at Saturday’s Market

Vitality Chiropractic, Advertiser and friend of the blog, is hosting a free back-to-school event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market to raise awareness about the... [Read more]

Learn About Before & After School Programs in Des Moines at these Events

Learn About Before & After School Programs in Des Moines at these Events

Parents on the lookout for an awesome and affordable Before & After School Program for their children enrolled in grades K-6th, don’t have to look any further than your local school – or at this... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dive Around the Clock’ 24-Hour Fundraiser Starts Friday at 4pm

REMINDER: ‘Dive Around the Clock’ 24-Hour Fundraiser Starts Friday at 4pm

REMINDER: The “Dive Around the Clock” Relay Charity Dive-a-Thon is set to start at 4 p.m. this Friday, July 20 at Redondo Beach in Des Moines (NOTE: parent company South King Media is a Sponsor). This... [Read more]