As the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day, Gethsemane Cemetery in Federal Way (37600 Pacific Hwy. S.) will join thousands of Catholic cemeteries across the United States in a national celebration, "Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes."
Tommy is a 5-year-old male Chihuahua mix, about 15 pounds (ID #A444030).
The Master Builders Association, Johnson Braund, and some volunteer installers donated a ramp to a Federal Way family on Saturday to help 9-year-old Nevaeh McKinzie. Nevaeh suffered brain damage and has no body control or movement, but she now has greater mobility after getting the wheelchair-friendly ramp.
The Federal Way branch of the American Association of University Women honored high school students and teachers at the group's April 16 STEM Scholars Recognition meeting.
The city of Federal Way will host its second Repair Café on May 24 from 3-6:30 p.m. at Federal Way City Hall (33325 8th Ave. S.).
Yoda is a 13-year-old male cat, domestic short hair, Seal Point (ID #A079982).
The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Federal Way event will take place on Friday, May 20, at Saghalie Middle School in Federal Way (33914 19th Ave. SW).
The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, in partnership with the City of Federal Way Arts Commission, will hold its fifth annual Blue Poppy Day – Art in Bloom event on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Federal Way Chorale has announced Joshua Carlisle as the recipient of the 2016 Federal Way Chorale "Don Barrows Memorial" Scholarship.
Poppy is a 10-year-old female cat, domestic short hair, black (ID #A491969).
The next Federal Way Chamber of Commerce breakfast will feature an update on the status of Federal Way's new Performing Arts and Event Center with Theresa Yvonne, executive director of the PAEC. The event will be Thursday, May 19, from 8-9 a.m. at the Brookdale Foundation House (32290 1st Ave. S.).
Friends of the Federal Way Libraries will host a book sale this weekend at the Federal Way Regional Library (34200 1st Way S.).
Washington state's only amusement and water park, Federal Way's own 70-acre Wild Waves and Enchanted Village, is opening back up this month.
Simon Struthers, Future Business Leaders of America chapter president and a sophomore at Federal Way High School, placed second in the state in Desktop Programming Applications at the FBLA State Conference in Spokane last month.
Steel Lake Presbyterian Church (1829 S 308th St, Federal Way) will launch its new mission, focusing on underserved aging and caregiving communities in the greater Federal Way area, during a special Pentecost celebration on May 15.
Federal Way parks officials have finished setting up the new playground at Adelaide Park (30500 16th Ave. SW), and the arbor-inspired structure is open for play.
Though she is nearly 90 years old, Joan Leonard's interest in the piano has yet to wane in the 80-plus years she's played the instrument.
Bank of America recognized TAF as its Puget Sound Neighborhood Builder partner with a check presentation ceremony last week.
Multicultural Book Group talks 'The Family'
Reggie is a 10-year-old male dog, Karelian Bear Dog and Border Collie Mix, about 70 pounds (ID #A492244).