Carols by Candlelight: A free family Christmas sing along at the Federal Way Church of the Nazarene, 1525 Southwest Dash Point Road, Federal Way, at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15. They sing both secular and sacred favorites.
Sleeping Beauty: A Holiday Panto written by Vince Brady and produced by Centerstage Theatre. Performances close Dec. 17. Located at 3200 SW Dash Point Road. Visit centerstagetheatre.com for info and tickets.
Heritage Center Annual Holiday Open House: “Come (re) Experience Christmas of the 1960’s” and join the Historical Society from 1-3 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Steel Lake Annex Park.
Winter Bonsai Solstice: From 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 16, Pacific Bonsai Museum illuminates its world-renowned collection with soft holiday lights for its annual Winter Bonsai Solstice. Come take an evening stroll to take in beautiful bonsai and then stay to enjoy treats, shop for gifts, sip hot chocolate, and feel the support of community. This is a family-friendly tradition that warmly embraces the generous spirit of the holidays. Suggested donation: $0-$12 for adults. No reservations or advance tickets are needed. The Bonsai Museum is located at 2515 South 336th St, Federal Way.
2nd Annual Youth/Young Adult Summit and Winter Wonderland: From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 16 at Decatur High School, join the African Young Dreamers Empowerment Program Intl. (AYDEPI). The event will feature youth talks led by youth, launch of AYDEPI’s new song, games, raffles and awards, free African food and non-alcoholic beverages and much more. The event is for ages 14 to 30 and is free. Contact 253-332-2146 for more information. The event is located at 2800 Southwest 320th St., Federal Way.
2024 Legislative Agenda Breakfast: From 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Dec. 18 at the Federal Way Community Center, join Mayor Jim Ferrell to hear about the priorities for the year. The community center is located at 876 South 333rd Street, Federal Way.
Hot off the presses: The Federal Way Mirror invites you to join the paper from 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Poverty Bay Café for informal conversation and coffee. You’ll be able to ask the newspaper staff about their work or talk about issues affecting the region, such as homelessness, addiction and development, all while supporting a local business and the work of nonprofit FUSION to serve families in need. Poverty Bay Café is located at 1108 S. 322nd Place in Federal Way, north of Celebration Park. Questions? Email email@example.com.
Senior Commission Connections: Join the Senior Advisory Commission for a festive meeting on Dec. 20 in the senior lounge of the Federal Way Community Center. The upcoming event will feature a special guest: Mayor Jim Ferrell. The community center is located at 876 South 333rd Street, Federal Way.
Scouting for Trees: Register now to have your Christmas trees picked up between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Jan. 3. Dropoff is also available on Jan. 6 and Jan. 7 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Celebration Park. Bring your Christmas tree and any broken or unusable holiday lights to the local Boy Scouts. They will make sure the trees are composted and the lights are recycled so your holiday celebrations don’t add to the landfill. Celebration Park is located at 1095 S. 324th St., Federal Way.
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