AARP Tax Help: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., offers free individualized tax preparation assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. every Friday through April 13, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. alternate Saturdays, Feb. 10 and 24, March 10 and 24 and April 7. No age or income limits, and electronic filing will be available.
Federal Way Senior Center Table: Volunteers from the Federal Way Senior Center will provide information about the center’s services and fun activities for seniors from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S.
Tom Papa: Tom Papa brings his comedy act to the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S., at 8 p.m. Feb. 17. Papa, who has more than 20 year’s experience as a stand-up comedian, is host of the hit podcast and SiriusXM show, “Come to Papa,” which explores the funny side of life, occasionally with guests like Mel Brooks, Ray Romano, Carl Reiner and Jerry Seinfeld. Tickets start at $25. Info: email@example.com, 253-835-7010 or fwpaec.org.
Telephone town hall: State Sen. Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, hosts a telephone town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 20. Residents in the 30th District are encouraged to ask questions during the hour-long meeting, but they can also submit them in advance by e-mailing Miloscia at firstname.lastname@example.org. To take part in the meeting, call 877-229-8493 and enter PIN number 117158. Info: MarkMiloscia.src.wastateleg.org.
Cloud 9 Comedy Night: Robert Moore will perform at Cloud 9 Comedy Night at 9 p.m. Feb. 20 at Billy McHales, 1320 S. 324th St., Suite A10. The cost is $5. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Moore began doing stand-up comedy in May 2013 after moving to Washington State. He won The Crowd’s Choice Comedy Competition in May 2016. Info: email@example.com, 360-618-3946 or facebook.com/comedycloud/.
Repair cafe: The South King Tool Library hosts a free repair cafe from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Thornton F. McElroy Lodge No. 302, 1700 S. 340th St. Bring us broken, cracked, non-functioning appliances, collectibles, family heirlooms, or every day items. Trained personnel will do their best to fix items or offer advice on how to make the repairs. Info: southkingtools.org/ or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tree and shrub pruning workshop: PowellsWood Garden, 430 S. Dash Point Road, hosts a tree and shrub pruning workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 24. Rich Hildner, who owns and operates Smith Berry Barn in Hillsboro, Oregon, will teach basic pruning techniques to keep small trees and shrubs looking healthy and great. Instruction will be followed by a hands on demonstration in the garden. Cost: $5 for guests; free for members. Register by Feb. 22. Info: 253-529-1620 or https://powellswoodfestival.ticketspice.com/powellswood-pruning-workshop-with-rich-hildner.
Slaying gerrymandering for good: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., hosts a presentation on Slaying Gerrymandering for Good from 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 26. Senior research associate Margaret Morales of Sightline Institute will help participants understand how better voting systems can do away with gerrymandering and change the face of democracy.
Flavor of New Orleans: The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 1510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S., hosts the Flavor of New Orleans at 7:30 p.m. March 3. Enjoy an evening of jazz in the tradition of New Orleans. Showcasing the Federal Way Symphony Big Band with special guest pianist Matt Lemmler. Tickets: $10-$50. Info: email@example.com, 253-835-7010 or federalwaysymphony.org/.
Congressman Adam Smith constituent services community outreach: U.S. Congressman Adam Smith’s office will host mobile office hours from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March at the Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S.
Taichi Workshop: Integrative health coach Dr. Hansie Wong hosts a free Taichi workshop from 7-8:30 p.m. March 5 at the Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S. This is an interactive workshop, so wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.
South King Council of the Blind: This group meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month in the back room of Denny’s, 2132 S. 320th St. They are a resource for people dealing with vision loss, their friends and families vision, or anyone interested in vision loss. For more information, contact Gaylen Floyd at 253-217-9586 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Marlaina Lieberg at email@example.com. More information is also available at www.southkingcounciloftheblind.org.
Lions Club: The Federal Way Lions Club meets at noon the first and third Tuesday of each month at Denny’s restaurant on 320th. Contact Bob Darrigan at 253-874-4282.
Noon Kiwanis Club: The Kiwanis Club of Federal Way meets from noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays, with lunch service beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the Twins Lakes Golf and Country Club, 3583 SW 320th St. Dinner meetings are from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Denny’s on 320th, with dinner service starting at 6 p.m. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or federalwaykiwanis.com.