Master Gardeners: Trained volunteers with Master Gardeners provide free research-based information on home gardening and pest control from 10-11 a.m. Jan. 6 at the Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S.
Sing Along Movie: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., hosts a free sing along of the movie, “Mamma Mia!” from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 7. The movie is rated PG-13.
Chanting group: All are welcome to the Chanting Group – For Healing and Divine Connection from 4-5 p.m. Jan. 7 at South Sound Healing and Wellness, 34004 Ninth Ave. S., Suite A-11. Chanting is a unique form of meditation that uses music and mantra to heal, inspire and lift your soul. No experience or talent necessary. Led by Melody Litton of Healing for Life. Attendance is free although love offerings are welcome. Info: 435-512-2459 or healingforlifewa.com/community-events.
Your Business-Operate Smart: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S. hosts a free Small Business Adminstration workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 8. Learn how to operate a business: choosing vendors, investors, stakeholders and advisors; credit and collections; hiring, firing and employment law; timely tax reporting sales and B & O; correct registrations and licensing; distribution channels; banking relationships; preparing, reading and interpreting financial statements. Register at operate-smart-1-8-18.eventbrite.com.
Reiki share: Join a Reiki share from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 9 at South Sound Healing and Wellness, 34004 Ninth Ave. S., Suite A-11. A Reiki share, also known as a Reiki circle or exchange, is a gathering of Reiki practitioners and other open minded, love-focused individuals who participate in group healing treatments on each other. The main purpose for the Reiki share is to give and receive Reiki in a casual atmosphere of friendship, honor, positive energy and devotion. All are welcome and no experience is necessary. This event is free although love offerings are welcome. Info: 435-512-2459 or healingforlifewa.com/community-events.
Community forum: The Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking hosts a free community forum from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at Federal City Hall City Council Chambers, 33325 Eighth Ave. S. The topic of the forum is “Put Human Trafficking Out of Business” and will feature guest speakers Mar Smith Brettmann, founder of Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking, and Valiant Richey, a King County senior deputy prosecuting attorney responsible for prosecuting cases involving sex traffickers. Info: fwcat.org.
Golden Dragon Acrobats: One of China’s most prestigious circus troupes, the Golden Dragon Acrobats Circus will perform at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S., at 8 p.m. Jan. 12. The Golden Dragon Acrobats is a dizzying mix of acrobats, gymnasts and trapezists dressed in traditional Chinese costumes. It’s a great show for all the family, and is guaranteed to amaze all ages. Tickets range from $29 to $39. Info: email@example.com, 253-835-7010 or fwpaec.org.
MLK Day food drive: The city of Federal Way will host a food drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Jan. 13, at Fred Meyer, 33702 21st Ave. SW; Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, 32945 Pacific Highway S.; Walmart, 1900 S. 314th St., and Walmart Supercenter, 34520 16th Ave. S.
Korean-American Day Celebration: The community is invited to the 11th annual Washington state Korean-American Day Celebration at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Federal way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Admission is free to the event featuring the tale of the paradise “Leodo” perfomed by Maro, which reveals the intangible cultural heritage of Korea. Doors open at 6 p.m.