Tagged with 'kids'

Local Firefighters providing warmth to kids through ‘Operation Warm’ Oct. 30

Local Firefighters providing warmth to kids through ‘Operation Warm’ Oct. 30

On Thursday, Oct. 30, South King County Professional Firefighters (IAFF Local 2024) and the South King Firefighters Foundation will be providing area children brand-new winter coats through their partnership... [Read more]

Halloween Carnival will haunt the Des Moines Field House on Friday, Oct. 31

Halloween Carnival will haunt the Des Moines Field House on Friday, Oct. 31

Des Moines’ annual Halloween Carnival will be held this year at the Des Moines Field House on Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 – 8 p.m. Expect “frightfully fun” games and much more. Cost is... [Read more]

Des Moines’ ‘Trick or Treat Path’ will be held on Halloween – Friday, Oct. 31

Des Moines’ ‘Trick or Treat Path’ will be held on Halloween – Friday, Oct. 31

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is coming Friday, Oct. 31 from 3 – 6 p.m., and kids of all ages are invited to visit participating businesses on Marine View Drive and... [Read more]

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]

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit introduces ‘GOOB!!’ Program for Teens!!

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit introduces ‘GOOB!!’ Program for Teens!!

Beginning Tuesday, July 15, the “Get Out Of Bed!!” (aka ‘GOOB!!’) Program kicks off at Advertiser Waterland CrossFit! Designed as a fun resource for kids aged 12-15 to “do something”... [Read more]

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

The summer meals program has developed over the past five years in response to the high need for food among children in our area. Two out of three students in our local elementary schools qualify for the... [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 & Woodmont Libraries hosting free comic book events May 3

Des Moines & Woodmont Libraries hosting free comic book events May 3

Both the Woodmont and the Des Moines Library are hosting Free Comic Book Day events on Saturday, May 3, from Noon – 3 p.m.  “Children, Teens and Adults are welcome to stop by the library and pick... [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…

Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Mat 22:39) Are you looking for a local school that can help instill values in your child? The Mission of St. Bernadette Parish School – located... [Read more]

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]

REMINDER: ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is 3 – 5pm Halloween Day!

REMINDER: ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is 3 – 5pm Halloween Day!

REMINDER: The ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is TODAY from 3 – 5 p.m. in downtown Des Moines! Grab the kiddos and trick or treat safely from business to business!  Read More →

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools announced this week that it is launching the school year with an ambitious plan to guide its schools – a plan that outlines “bold goals” for students from Kindergarten... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday morning (Aug. 26) that it will offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools this fall with its new “Impact Grant.” The... [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]

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Public Schools’ districtwide food drive starts Tuesday, April 16 and runs through Friday, April 26. “All the food and money collected will be donated to the Highline, Des Moines, and White... [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]