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Regional A&E Calendar listings | Nov. 15

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Holiday Open House in Historic Downtown Kent: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15; noon-5 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2008

Auburn’s Carol Cruise comes full circle in ‘faith walk’ around U.S.

Like her name suggests, the Rev. Carol Cruise is on a journey. She literally has been around the block. The Ohio woman lost her lower right leg to a medical mishap nearly 20 years ago. But that hasn’t prevented her from conducting a personal pilgrimage, a “faith walk” for God.

Auburn calendar of events | Nov. 12

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Holiday Open House in Historic Downtown Kent: 4-8 p.m. Nov. 14; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Dealing with election withdrawals

It’s four days after the big election and I’m still going through campaign withdrawals.I existed so long within the cacophony of election 2008 that it’s… Continue reading

Fairly Spiritual: Delivering a radio show and a new motto

“Dream big ... Fail big!” That’s my motto. Actually, I don’t have a motto but if I were ever to consider a motto, that would… Continue reading

Regional A&E Calendar | Nov. 8

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.22nd annual Juried Holiday Craft Market: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Features more than… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Regional A&E Calendar | Nov. 5

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.22nd annual Juried Holiday Craft Market: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008

Totally bazaar

Holy Family Catholic parish in Auburn held its 44th annual bazaar on Saturday.The bazaar, which raised money for the church and school, included a silent… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008

Auburn tunes up for massive marching band showdown

Auburn High School’s 22nd annual Veterans Day marching band competition will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, beginning at 1 p.m. at Auburn Memorial Stadium.The event,… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2008

Auburn Dance Academy honored

KING 5 “Evening Magazine” viewers chose Auburn Dance Academy as the Best Dance Studio in Western Washington. ADA dancers were featured on the TV program Tuesday. The academy was recognized for its commitment to excellence in dance education and child development. More than 900 parents and students recognize the ADA’s strong educational program each week at class.

  • Oct 31, 2008

Pacific community comes together to join cancer victim’s fight

It was a day of teal and tears, a moment Nisa Shinners will not soon forget. In a long and painful fight with ovarian cancer, the 45-year-old Pacific woman called out for help. Family, friends and strangers answered in a tremendous act of strength and kindness.

Regional A&E Calendar | Nov. 1

Special EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Biz-art Fine Art and Craft Weekend: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1; 11 a.m.-4… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2008

Regional A&E Calendar | Oct. 29

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Super Secret Experimental Bead Show: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 29-30. Features Czech pressed glass,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2008

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Oct. 25

Special EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.10th annual Harvest Costume Ball: 6 p.m. Oct. 25. Fundraiser ball includes dinner,… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2008

Local student performing in Jamestown College Theatre’s fall musical

Auburn's Erin Delo, a student at Jamestown College (Jamestown, N.D.), is performing in the orchestra for the school theater department's fall musical "Camelot" on Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2008

Minister finds a new home with a storied Algona church

The historic Algona church and its humble pastor share stories, wrinkles and a steady mission. But age and today’s challenges cannot stop the man and the vintage house of worship he serves from doing wonderful things on the corner of Warde and Milwaukee. These days, Algona’s storied sanctuary is on the mend, and its 68-year-old minister stays young at heart in the service of the community.

Fairly Spiritual: Cruise provides needed break, food for thought

Last week I took an unpaid sabbatical from my column. I figured a break from my weekly writing might clear your mental palate.I’d like to… Continue reading

Regional A&E Calendar | Oct. 18

Special EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Women’s Home Business Resource Fall Gift and Craft Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2008

New service format begins at St. Matthew/San Mateo

An innovative approach to Sunday services begins this month at St. Matthew/San Mateo in Auburn. The South King County Episcopal Church – a diverse parish of Anglo, Japanese American, African American, Native American, Fijian and Hispanic congregants – started a bilingual service at 11 a.m.

  • Oct 14, 2008