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The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour bus will be attending the Federal Way Farmers Market on Saturday, June 22. - Courtesy photo
The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour bus will be attending the Federal Way Farmers Market on Saturday, June 22.
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• Farmers Market health fair: The market will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through October at The Commons mall’s southwest parking lot. The Walgreens Health Tour Bus, which is like a roving doctor’s office, is coming for the market’s health and wellness fair on June 22. Fair features chiropractors, clinics, acupuncture and more. Call (253) 261-8157 or visit

• Amateur radio: The Federal Way Amateur Radio Club’s annual field day activities will be taking place 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 22 on the softball fields of the LDS Meetinghouse, 841 S. 308th St. in Federal Way. They will simulate emergency conditions while attempting to make radio contact to as many other ham radio stations as possible. Visit

• Police K-9 demo: Free event runs noon to 1:30 p.m. June 22 at at French Lake Off-Leash Dog Park, 31531 1st Ave. S. Event includes Q&A with local animal control. Visit

• Single Seniors Dine Out: Monthly dinners at Black Bear Diner’s private backroom will begin at 5:30 p.m. June 25 for single seniors ages 55 and up. No RSVP necessary. Contact: or (253) 332-4126.

• TJ musical theatre: Thomas Jefferson High School’s 3rd Annual Musical Theatre Alumni Showcase runs 7 to 9 p.m. June 28 at 4248 S. 288th St. Donations accepted for admission. Contact or (253) 839-8304.

• Cancer Ninjas: A pancake breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will run 8 to 10 a.m. June 29 at Applebee’s near The Commons Mall. Cost is $10. Call (253) 334-5928.

• Multicultural Book Group: Next meeting is 7 p.m. July 10 at the Federal Way Regional Library to discuss “Someone Knows My Name” by Lawrence Hill. The story is about Aminata Diallo, who was abducted from Africa as a child and enslaved in South Carolina. Newcomers welcome to attend. Call (253) 874-5771.

• 2013 Comcast Golf Classic: Hosted by the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce, event runs noon to 8 p.m. July 12 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club. Contact or (253) 838-2605 Ext. 103.

• Cooking classes: East India Grill, 31845 Gateway Center Blvd. in Federal Way, hosts a cooking class at 3:30 p.m. Saturdays. Fee is $20. To register, call (253) 529-9292. Visit

• Kiwanis charity golf: Annual tournament begins at 1 p.m. July 19 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Food, raffle and silent auction available. Sponsors and players needed. All proceeds go back into the Federal Way community. Dedicated in honor of Bill Martin and Don Barrows. (253) 838-3281.


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