Federal Way Community Calendar | May 17 edition

The Federal Way Mirror invites you to join the paper from 1-2:30 p.m. May 21 at Poverty Bay Café for informal conversation and coffee.

Multi-Service Center Auction: From 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 18, join the Multi-Service Center for an evening full of fun and fundraising to support MSC’s programs and services. The Spring into Action gala will be held at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at 1053 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton. Visit mschelps.org.

South King County Scholar Athlete Fund Annual Breakfast: On May 18, the South King County Scholar Athlete Fund is hosting the reunion of legendary Seahawks Steve Largent and Steve Raible at Emerald Downs, 2300 Ron Crockett Drive in Auburn, as they raise money for high school sports programs and scholar athletes. Doors open at 8 a.m. for the silent auction and coffee, and a full buffet breakfast opens around 9 a.m., with a program featuring Seahawks legend Steve Largent and “Voice of the Seahawks” Steve Raible around 9:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online.

Hot off the presses: The Federal Way Mirror invites you to join the paper from 1-2:30 p.m. May 21 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 editor@fedwaymirror.com.

Ten Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith: Centerstage’s latest production opens on May 24 and runs through June 16. Multi-award-winning playwright Yussef El Guindi’s humorous and surprising family comedy brings just the right amount of chaos and poignancy as it depicts universal themes of belonging, desire, culture, and faith. This show will consistently upend your expectations as you gain an insider’s look at a family navigating the ups and downs of life while trying their best to keep it all together. Recommended for ages 16 and up due to complex themes and brief language.

3rd Annual Island Bowl: Join Federal Way Warriors Athletics on May 25 for a rugby event at Saghalie Park, 33914 19th Avenue Southwest in Federal Way. Those interested in representing Washington this year for the high school boys and girls side can reach out now to fwwarriorsathletics@gmail.com.

FWPS School Board meeting: 6 p.m. May 28 at Star Lake Elementary, 26812 40th Ave. S.

Community Coffee Chat with Valley Cities: From 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. May 29, come together to learn about the fentanyl crisis and learn what Valley Cities is doing with community leaders to combat it. This event will take place at the Valley Cities Administrative Building, located at 33405 8th Avenue South in Federal Way.

Arts Explosion Festival: The Arts Explosion Festival is back for round two this year with an extended event schedule and new features. The event will take place at the Performing Arts and Event Center from May 29 to June 3. For more information, visit www.cityoffederalway.com/content/Arts-Commission. Also contact cassie.swan@cityoffederalway.com or 253-835-6928.

Senior Commission Connection: Join the Federal Way Senior Commission from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 5 at the Federal Way Community Center to learn about their activities and participate in a discussion on a new topic each month.