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Federal Way Mirror News Briefs | July 26

Peggy LaPorte, of Fusion and Mariyah Gaess, of Heaven Sent Paws, received $1,000 checks from Wal-Mart on Wednesday from representatives Eddie Scholl, Tiffany Rubright and Dick Mayer. Checks were also presented to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the National Organization Caring for Kids.  - Margo Hoffman/staff photo
Peggy LaPorte, of Fusion and Mariyah Gaess, of Heaven Sent Paws, received $1,000 checks from Wal-Mart on Wednesday from representatives Eddie Scholl, Tiffany Rubright and Dick Mayer. Checks were also presented to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the National Organization Caring for Kids.
— image credit: Margo Hoffman/staff photo

Classic car show

The fourth annual Federal Way Lions Club Scholarship Car Show will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Commons mall parking lot, at Pacific Highway South and South 320th Street in Federal Way. More than 30 awards will be given at 3 p.m., including “people’s choice,” “baddest truck” and “most exotic.” Registration fee is $15 by Aug. 20 and $20 after. To register for the show, e-mail lionscarshow@comcast.net or call (253) 350-4952.

Master gardeners

Master gardeners will be at the Federal Way Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday through Oct. 25 at The Commons mall parking lot, at Pacific Highway South and South 320th Street. The gardeners are volunteers trained by Washington State University to provide free research-based horticultural information to the public. The program began in King and Pierce counties 35 years ago and has since spread to all 50 states and some foreign countries.

Summer Sounds at the Beach

The Federal Way Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will sponsor free outdoor concerts this summer at Steel Lake Park, 2410 S. 312th St. Music runs 7 to 8 p.m. Events are 2nd Edition (children’s) on Aug. 6; Dynamik (original pop) on Aug. 13; Petty Thief (a Tom Petty tribute) on Aug. 20. Concessions will be available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. In case of rain, concerts will be relocated to the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St. Call (253) 835-6900.

Church chat

Are you a small church looking for a place to worship? All Saints Lutheran Church at 27225 Military Road S. in Federal Way is accepting applications for building usage.

Ask about a 50 percent discount for weekly recurring usage/rental. Call (253) 852-4884.

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