Evening with Ron Podmore at the PAEC: A local celebrated teacher and Federal Way resident has branched out from his role in high school education to create a travel program and documentary series about Central America. The film is screening at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S., Federal Way.
Swap Til’ You Drop: Community clothing swap event. November 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South King Tool Library, 1700 South 340th Street.
Next City Council Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the council chambers (upstairs and to the left) at City Hall (33325 8th Ave. S.).
Author book signing at Barnes and Noble: “The Hardest Year: A Love Story in Letters During the Vietnam War,” by Carole and William Wagener, Nov. 11, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 31325 Pacific Highway South, Federal Way.
Jazz LIVE at Marine View: Nov. 12 featuring the Dmitri Matheny at 5 p.m. at the Marine View Church, 8469 Eastside Drive Northeast, Tacoma.
Federal Way Chamber of Commerce Gala: Nov. 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For tickets and info, visit fedwaychamber.com.
Hot off the presses: The Federal Way Mirror invites you to join the paper from 1-2:30 p.m. Nov. 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 email@example.com.
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