Tagged with 'kids'

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]

Empowered Parenting Workshop will be Wednesday at Mt. Rainier High School

Empowered Parenting Workshop will be Wednesday at Mt. Rainier High School

MRHS Booster Club & Family Action Committee Present: EMPOWERED PARENTING WORKSHOPS Facilitated by our own MRHS Parent, Kristina Saelee, who is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator Parenting... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Foundation’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Dec. 16

Des Moines Police Foundation’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Dec. 16

The Des Moines Police Foundation will be holding its first-ever ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The Des Moines Police Foundation welcomes the opportunity to engage with every... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Trick or Treat Fest on Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Trick or Treat Fest on Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Halloween Trick or Treat Festival from 3 – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 31. Decorated tables and games to enjoy. The event, which is free and open... [Read more]

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

A second ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ has been added at Mt. Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, starting at 3 p.m. “Hurry! Space is limited (we must have enough guards on hand to assure your safety)” Children... [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]

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

“Spread the Word – School Starts September 3rd!” (and Kindergartners start on September 9). The first day of school for Highline Public Schools will be Thursday, Sept. 3, for all students except... [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]

United Way of King County’s Field Day will be at Midway Park on July 29

United Way of King County’s Field Day will be at Midway Park on July 29

United Way of King County is organizing a Field Day from Noon – 2 p.m. on July 29 at 14 Summer Meal sites, including Midway Park in Des Moines.
 These are sites where any kids 18 and under can come... [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]

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Summer Camp Registration is Open – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! SUMMER REGISTRATION... [Read more]

Councilmember Jeanette Burrage charged with slapping special needs student

Councilmember Jeanette Burrage charged with slapping special needs student

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on April 18, 2015 when the following videos were added: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (April 13) that it will be the first school district in King County to implement a school bus stop paddle camera enforcement program. The cameras, which... [Read more]

Don’t miss the ‘Duck Egg Hunt’ at Mt. Rainier Pool on Saturday, April 18

Don’t miss the ‘Duck Egg Hunt’ at Mt. Rainier Pool on Saturday, April 18

The Easter Bunny may have left town, but there is one last egg hunt on the horizon! Kids and parents will be treated to a Duck Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 18 as the Mount Rainier Pool celebrates its annual... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church hosting Kids Easter Fun Day this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church hosting Kids Easter Fun Day this Saturday

This Saturday, March 28, Des Moines United Methodist Church will again be hosting a Kids Easter Fun Day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (8 days before Easter). This event is FREE for all kids ages 4-10. Games,... [Read more]

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Casino Night – coming this Saturday, March 21 – will be a chance for the community to double down on the development of great kids while enjoying great food and entertainment, says the president of... [Read more]