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Free showing of ‘The Lego Movie’ at Federal Way Town Square Park

A city will host a free showing of "The Lego Movie" at 9 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Town Square Park in downtown Federal Way.

  • Jul 31st, 2014

Federal Way girl finalist in National American Miss Washington State Pageant

Selena Krivoruchko hasn't competed in pageants all of her life.

  • Jul 23rd, 2014

The Rosebud Children’s Theater Conservatory is celebrating it’s fifth anniversary this summer with two productions: “Princess Whatshername,” which ran from July 18-20 and “Once Upon a Mattress,” which is scheduled to begin performances at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays between Aug. 1-3 and Aug. 8-10, with a matinee showing on those same dates at 2:30 p.m.

  • Jul 23rd, 2014

Federal Way children’s theater marks 5th anniversary

The Rosebud Children’s Theater Conservatory is celebrating it’s fifth anniversary this summer with two productions: “Princess Whatshername,” which ran from July 18-20 and “Once Upon a Mattress,” which is scheduled to begin performances at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays between Aug. 1-3 and Aug. 8-10, with a matinee showing on those same dates at 2:30 p.m.

  • Jul 23rd, 2014

Downtown Federal Way Town Square Park to open Saturday

The wraps are coming off Town Square Park this Saturday and the city is inviting residents of all ages to the park for a community celebration and grand opening party.

  • Jul 11th, 2014

More than 300 run to raise funds for mesothelioma in Federal Way | Slideshow

Three hundred and twenty-three people crowded outside the Federal Way Community Center at 8:30 a.m. July 4 to run the annual Miles for Meso 5k.

  • Jul 8th, 2014

FUSION summer art event Moroccan Mystique set for Aug. 6

Preparations are underway for FUSION’s summer art event Moroccan Mystique, which will be held from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6.

  • Jul 7th, 2014

Federal Way’s Friendship Theatre is set to perform “The Little Mermaid” starting at 2 p.m.

  • May 29th, 2014

Friendship Theatre to perform ‘Little Mermaid’ in Federal Way

Federal Way’s Friendship Theatre is set to perform “The Little Mermaid” starting at 2 p.m.

  • May 30th, 2014

Federal Way survivor raises breast cancer awareness

Federal Way resident Dee Dirk was a single parent and maintained her full-time job while she went through 36 treatments of radiation therapy in three months.

Free document shredding at Federal Way Family Green Fest May 31

The city’s annual Family Green Fest is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday May 31 at the Federal Way Community Center.

  • May 23rd, 2014

PowellsWood Garden in Federal Way extends Mother’s Day weekend hours

PowellsWood Garden has extended their open hours for Mother’s Day weekend.

  • May 3rd, 2014

Bike-to-Work Day in Federal Way May 16

The Federal Way City Council voted unanimously on March 18 to adopt the Twin Lakes/Westway neighborhood greenway plan, setting a clear path to safer streets for pedestrians and people on bikes.

  • May 2nd, 2014

PowellsWood Garden has extended their open hours for Mother’s Day weekend.

  • May 2nd, 2014

Recycle Palooza offers Federal Way residents chance to win $1,000

Federal Way residents are encouraged to enter the 2014 Recycle Palooza contest where they could win $1,000 for their recycling skills.

  • May 2nd, 2014

Federal Way singer on ‘The Voice’ inspires single moms

Federal Way single mother Ayesha Brooks battled it out with other singers on NBC’s hit show “The Voice” this season and was finally eliminated from the second Battle Round that aired on Monday.

  • Apr 11th, 2014

Federal Way Councilmember’s new book highlights diving adventures

Underwater, three-minute rants from the Council podium become murmurs. Federal Way City Councilmember Dini Duclos slips away from the dais and her fellow Council members become a school of butterfly fish, skirting along the corals.

  • Mar 1st, 2014

National Black History Month reading recommendations

Every February, Black History Month provides children with the opportunity to learn and share in the rich history of African Americans, both at school and at home.

Centerstage Theatre in Federal Way presents Valentine’s treat

There is talent and then there is genius: Shakespeare, Leonardo, Isaac Newtown, Einstein … and Cole Porter?

  • Feb 8th, 2014

Federal Way’s CenterStage presents a lovingly nerdy reunion

A long-lost war buddy has returned to Willum Cubbert’s life.

People Magazine features Federal Way woman on cover

People magazine is featuring a Federal Way woman on the cover of its Jan. 13 issue as the publication celebrates the incredible weight-loss transformations of real people who went from heavy to healthy.

Centerstage Theatre will present “The Nerd,” beginning Jan. 24 through Feb. 9 at the theater, which is located at 3200 SW Dash Point Road, Federal Way.

Centerstage Theatre in Federal Way presents ‘The Nerd’

Centerstage Theatre will present “The Nerd,” beginning Jan. 24 through Feb. 9 at the theater, which is located at 3200 SW Dash Point Road, Federal Way.

Documentary screening opens Federal Way’s Green Living Workshop series

The city of Federal Way will kick off its 2014 Green Living Workshop series with a screening of “The Clean Bin Project” from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 at City Hall.

The city of Federal Way will kick off its 2014 Green Living Workshop series with a screening of “The Clean Bin Project” from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 at City Hall.

Maciek Jozefowicz, a Federal Way artist, has created the world’s toughest sudoku puzzles, two 16x16 grids that replace the familiar sudoku number sequence with graphic symbols instead.

Federal Way artist creates world’s toughest sudoku puzzles

Maciek Jozefowicz, a Federal Way artist, has created the world’s toughest sudoku puzzles, two 16x16 grids that replace the familiar sudoku number sequence with graphic symbols instead.

Federal Way fitness guru offers residents a healthy start for 2014

Local Jazzercise instructor Kimberly DeMile is offering a New Year’s Day deal with a free Jazzercise class from 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Free post-holiday recycling options for Federal Way residents

Americans generate approximately 25 percent more waste during the holidays than throughout the year. Here are free recycling options for materials commonly generated during the holidays:

Liam, Sophia most popular baby names in Washington for 2013

Liam and Sophia were the most popular baby names for 2012, according to data compiled by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH).

Federal Way artist highlights unique work in showing this weekend | Photos

Hester Mallonee, a local artist whose work ranges from religious iconography to landscapes to paintings of the interior of caves, will be showcasing her work

A fascination with the Three Wise Men who followed a star to find the infant Jesus prompted a local writer to turn the story into a full-length play.

‘Three Men and a Star’ premieres in Federal Way Dec. 13-14

A fascination with the Three Wise Men who followed a star to find the infant Jesus prompted a local writer to turn the story into a full-length play.

Rosebud Children’s Theatre Conservatory (CTC) is wrapping up its third annual community theater production this weekend, with performances of “Inspecting Carol”

  • Dec 11th, 2013

Now registering for Holiday Camp at Federal Way Community Center

With winter break approaching, the Federal Way Community Center’s Holiday Camp is the place to keep kids ages 5-15 years old involved in safe and positive holiday fun.

Rosebud Children’s Theatre Conservatory features Federal Way talent

Rosebud Children’s Theatre Conservatory (CTC) is wrapping up its third annual community theater production this weekend, with performances of “Inspecting Carol”

  • Dec 11th, 2013

Non-profit helps Federal Way families with special needs children

Birth to Three Developmental Center, a non-profit organization located at 35535 6th Place SW in Federal Way, focuses on helping infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities, and also their families.

Federal Way Farmers Market’s winter indoor bazaar opens Nov. 16

The Federal Way Farmers Market will open its winter indoor bazaar at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Opening day will feature Lynnae's Gourmet Pickles, a Tacoma-based company recently featured on the ABC show "Shark Tank."

  • Nov 12th, 2013

Stuff to do in Nov. and Dec.: Holiday concerts, plays and bazaars

“You Can’t Take It With You” will begin at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-9 at the school’s Little Theater, and features a cast of FWHS graduates from 1981 through 2010.

  • Nov 8th, 2013

‘Honoring Our Own’ returns for annual tribute to veterans

Federal Way’s fourth annual tribute to veterans “Honoring Our Own,” sponsored by the Historical Society of Federal Way and the Kiwanis Club of Federal Way, will take place on Veterans Day from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Todd Beamer High School, 35999 16th Ave. S.