Tagged with 'kids'

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]

Waterland Arcade: Our ‘WHY?’…and a FUNd-raiser this Saturday, April 15

Waterland Arcade: Our ‘WHY?’…and a FUNd-raiser this Saturday, April 15

Waterland Arcade: Our “WHY?”…And a FUNd-raiser!!! Last weekend, I glanced over at our air hockey table and saw a little girl, around 5 years old I would guess, playing with her dad. She was a cutie... [Read more]

Wear your kids out during Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Winter Waterland’ starting Dec. 19

Wear your kids out during Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Winter Waterland’ starting Dec. 19

Winter Break is just around the corner and you know what that means: it’s time for WINTER WATERLAND at Mount Rainier Pool! They’ll have 11 days of wet, wild fun from Dec. 19 – Jan. 2, between... [Read more]

Rotary Club’s annual ‘Coats for Kids Coat Drive’ will be Friday, Dec. 2

Rotary Club’s annual ‘Coats for Kids Coat Drive’ will be Friday, Dec. 2

The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park will be conducting its annual ‘Coats for Kids Coat Drive,’ happening at Parkside Elementary School on Dec. 2, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. Parkside is located... [Read more]

Holy Trinity Church holding annual ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ event this Saturday

Holy Trinity Church holding annual ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ event this Saturday

Holy Trinity Church will be hosting their annual ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ event this Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 – 4 p.m. Trunk or Treat gives families a safe (and dry!) place to collect candy, play... [Read more]

Des Moines’ annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Monday, Oct. 31

Des Moines’ annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Monday, Oct. 31

Little ghouls and goblins will be out on Marine View Drive near 7th Ave S. from 3 – 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, as they Trick-or-Treat through Des Moines businesses. This is a FREE, safe trick-or-treating... [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]

The Waterland Arcade and Sand Bar is NOW OPEN in Des Moines!

The Waterland Arcade and Sand Bar is NOW OPEN in Des Moines!

Feel Good Friday Columnist Dave Markwell wants all our Readers to know about his latest business venture: Summer Greetings, South-enders!!! The Waterland Arcade and Sand Bar is NOW OPEN in Des Moines! Our... [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]

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool for a ‘Splashtacular’ – Five Days of Wet, Wild Fun, from April 4–8! For just $3 per day, kids can frolic and play (and exercise…shhhh!)... [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]

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Parents: We heard you! After the Ho Ho Hos die down after Christmas, the rest of Winter Break often becomes just Ho-Hum. That’s why your Mount Rainier Pool is hosting four days of wet, wild fun between... [Read more]

Shorewood Elementary School Choir performs at Wesley Terrace

Shorewood Elementary School Choir performs at Wesley Terrace

The Shorewood Elementary School Choir performed at the Wesley Terrace Retirement Center in Des Moines on Thursday, Dec. 17. The 80-member choir is under the direction of Gary W. Ballou and meets twice... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Foundation’s 1st-ever ‘Shop With a Cop’ helps 34 needy kids

Des Moines Police Foundation’s 1st-ever ‘Shop With a Cop’ helps 34 needy kids

Bright and early Wednesday morning (Dec. 16), 14 Officers – including Command Staff and 5 Fire Fighters – along with 15 ‘in need’ families (including 34 children) gathered at the Redondo Fred Meyer... [Read more]

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 10,677 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 10,677 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: On Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony, Tay Krull and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist’s Children’s Christmas Fun Day is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist’s Children’s Christmas Fun Day is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Children’s Christmas Fun Day will be this Saturday, Dec 12, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Games, Crafts, Story Time, Movie, Lunch – Free of charge and for... [Read more]