Mirror celebrates 20 years: The Federal Way Mirror invites the community to an open house to help celebrate the newspaper’s 20th anniversary. The free event runs 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Mirror office, 31919 First Ave. S. Coffee and treats will be served. The public will have an opportunity to meet the staff and pick up a special commemorative magazine. Enter your business card in a drawing to receive a free digital ad – something that was unheard of when the Mirror’s first edition was printed Feb. 4, 1998. To learn more, contact publisher Andy Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dead Man’s Cell Phone: Centerstage Theatre, 3200 SW Dash Point Road, presents “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” by Sarah Ruhl. Directed by John Vreeke, director of “Woman in Black” at Centerstage in 2011, this dark comedy explores people’s dependence on technology and its ability to bring us closer and isolate us at the same time. The show is recommended for those 18 years and older because of adult language and situations. Show times are 8 p.m. Feb. 3, 8, 9 and 10 and 2 p.m. Feb. 3, 10 and 11. Tickets cost $29 for adults, $25 for senior citizens age 65 and older and military and $15 for students. For tickets or more information, visit CenterStageTheatre.com or call 253-661-1444.
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.
Super Bowl party: The Seattle South King Sluggers beep baseball team will kick off its sixth season with a Super Bowl party on Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Scoreboard Bar and Grill, 1200 S. 324th St. in Federal Way. The party begins at 2 p.m. and ends just prior to the game at 3:30 p.m. South King Council of the Blind, the founding sponsor for the beep baseball team, will present Rob Sides, Scoreboard Bar and Grill owner, with large print and braille menus. Info: http://bit.ly/2DBoZWb.
Congressman Adam Smith constituent services community outreach: U.S. Congressman Adam Smith’s office will host mobile office hours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., to make services more convenient and accessible to constituents. Smith’s staff members are able to assist with federal agency issues such as Social Security, Internal Revenue Service, State Department, and provide housing and financial support resources and help with federal grants.
Beatles vs. Stones tribute show: The two greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time face off as the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S., hosts tributes to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Renowned tribute bands Abbey Road and Satisfaction – The International Rolling Stones Show engage in a musical showdown of the hits. The show is family friendly and appropriate for all ages. Tickets are $35 to $65. Info: email@example.com, 253-835-7010 or fwpaec.org.