Bethel Offers Free Summer Lunch Program for Kids

Bethel School District #403 announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children.  Lunches will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger. Lunches will be provided at the following open sites from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 26 through August 18,…

LeMay wine, spirits, chocolate & more – April 7 & 8

SPANAWAY, WA — Treat yourself to a delightful evening at the Historic Marymount Event Center! Enjoy locally crafted wines, spirits, chocolates and more at the LeMay Wine & Spirits 2017. With many vendors available you’ll be able to taste, sample and buy some of the best products in Washington State. The event runs April 7-8…

Wendy’s in Spanaway to open Feb. 20

Driving around Spanaway you may have noticed a couple of new businesses being built on “the Ave.” At 166th near Spanaway Elementary, a new location for Starbucks will shortly grace our community. On the corner of 159th and Pacific Ave., the logos are now on the new Wendy’s. As I took a couple photos, I…

39th annual Norwegian Heritage Festival – April 25th

Ja, sure, you betcha! On Saturday April 25 from 11:00am to 3:00pm in the University Center at PLU, the Scandinavians are taking over with booths, costumes, music and delightful cuisine. Sponsored by the Scandinavian Cultural Center of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, this event is sure to delight. Welcome to the 39th annual Norwegian…

Cooking and nutrition education series

Hello, I work for WSU Pierce County Extension and we are partnering with Trinity Lutheran Church to provide a 3-lesson cooking and nutrition education series in the near future.  Would you mind adding our event to your calendar?    The class details are as follows: The correct dates for the classes are: Wednesdays, April 8th, 15th…

Spanaway welcomes Burger King – happy “patties” day

The Pierce Prairie Post dropped by the new Spanaway Burger King a few days ago. Speaking with the Project Manager Joe and the Construction Manager Randy, we discovered the week of St. Patrick’s Day is the possible opening time. It is good to see a traditional hamburger place opening again in the heart of Spanaway….

Safely prepare your Thanksgiving turkey

USA.GOV —  The countdown is on! Less than a week until Thanksgiving! Since the turkey is most often the star of this holiday meal, it’s important that it be both delicious and prepared safely.  To help you, the USDA has created these videos to show you step-by-step how to safely cook your turkey a variety of…

“Smart Snacks in School” Trainings

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT — Bethel’s Child Nutrition Services is offering “Smart Snacks in School” trainings to help all clubs and organizations in Bethel School District meet the new federal rules regulating all food that is sold in schools. Participants will learn how to ensure that club food sales meet federal requirements, how to use the…

Kids are Cooking – Class

Kids are Cooking Kids ages 7-12 will learn their way around the kitchen in a 4 week series of cooking adventures.  The classes are held at Meridian Habitat Park and Center, 14422 Meridian E in South Hill.  The first session begins Oct 6 for a fee of $40, plus a $12 supply fee paid to…

Are you ready for Fruit on the Loop?

Word today from Alice Shibig, “I just got a phone call from Shouana and Connell, they are in Portland Oregon headed this way with peaches and nectarines. ” Located on Spanaway Loop Road near Tule Lake Road, the Rainier Christian Church and at the doorstep of the Shibig farm is a favorite spot to cruise in for…

Northern Pacific Coffee Company

By Marianne Lincoln PARKLAND, WA — Saturday evening, December 28, NPCC on C Street and Garfield in Parkland had a big event to help raise funds for the business to pay its rent. With most PLU students off on Winter break and most other people focused on the holidays, business has been slow. Earlier in…