Christmas Eve Service at First Baptist Church of Lakewood

By Phil Roy

First Baptist Church of Lakewood will be celebrating Christmas by hosting a Christmas Eve Service on Wednesday night December 24th at 7:00 PM. Come join us as we sing and read about God’s gift of salvation and hope through His Son Jesus Christ. It is a family event and all are welcome.

The Church address is 5400 112th St SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.

Topic at Lakewood United to be ‘Habitat for Humanity: Lakewood Area Update’

“Habitat for Humanity: Lakewood Area Update” will be the topic of discussion at the December 18 meeting of Lakewood United. Jason Gauthier, Director of Volunteer Services, AmeriCorps Project Supervisor will be on hand leading the briefing.

The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. The next 3 Thursday programs are as follows: [Read more…]

Preparing for the 50-year reunion

By John Vosburgh

Clover Park Senior High School’s class of 1965 is beginning preparations for their 50-year reunion. The date for the main event is Saturday, September 12, 2015. The venue is the Tacoma Country & Golf Club in Lakewood. The reunion committee is searching for classmates who have moved. The names and photos of those we are searching for can be found on Updated contact info may be sent to Jan (Brewer) Taylor at

Around the Sound: Steilacoom’s ‘All Comers Concert’ set for Sunday

During December, Steilacoom’s Town Hall, long-time locale for numerous dances, council meetings, anniversaries, and more, has also been the setting for several holiday events.

Such as the one planned for 6 p.m. on Dec. 14—the 7th annual “All Comers Concert.” Since its 2008 inaugural year, Steilacoomites of all ages have joined in this community celebration that includes local musicians, singers, scouting groups; even a guest appearance from Santa.

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Meet author Dorothy Wilhelm at DuPont Library

DuPont resident Dorothy Wilhelm will talk about her new book, Catch the Christmas Spirit: And Keep It All Year Long!, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13 at DuPont Pierce County Library. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Wilhelm will share her unconventional tips, hints and ideas. Her roles have included local author, The News Tribune columnist, radio/TV personality, army wife, widow and mom. This free event is sponsored by Friends of the DuPont Library. DuPont Pierce County Library is located at 1540 Wilmington Drive.