Local humorist Dorothy Wilhelm is offering a chance for The Suburban Times readers to win a preview copy of her new book, How Washington Began – and it’s no joke. This book, in a limited premier run, has been created by Wilhelm for a benefit for the Governor’s Mansion Foundation to be held on October 13.
Indeed, retirement is an adventure. Remember my sharing with you that I divided my life into three chapters? Chapter I – Business. Chapter II – Deputy Sheriff. Chapter III – The Arts. Recently while on the East Coast a long distance phone call brought a Chapter III opportunity my way. I was invited to join […]
On Memorial Day weekend in May 2015, my good friends, the Canary brothers, Tom and Randy, invited me to join them along with one million of their close personal friends for a motorcycle ride called Rolling Thunder. Motorcycles from all over the country were heading towards Washington DC with one purpose and one purpose only. […]
One of the featured presentations at the Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association meeting this coming Thursday, April 7, 6:30 P.M. at the Tillicum Community Center, 14916 Washington Ave. SW, will be by the Gang Unit of the Lakewood Police Department.
Do you like to eat crab? Do you like to dance to a fabulous band? Then plan on attending the Lakewood First Lions Club’s third annual Crab Feed at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30th at Clover Park Technical College’s Sharon McGavick Center.
Dorothy Wilhelm will demonstrate her slightly off the wall cooking technique at the Washington State Fair on Opening Day this year. That’s Friday, Sept 11 from 3:30 to 5:30 in the Home Arts Department. She will demonstrate how to prepare her famous Turtle Brownies, always in demand for special occasions.
We love our history in Pierce County and there’s plenty to love . In fact, if the chair you’re sitting in is in Western Pierce County, there’s a good chance you’re right at one of the spots where Washington Territory began.
We think this beautifully furred lady is named Princess Penelope, and that the gentleman is some sort of wizard. We are not sure this is correct and we don’t know what play they may have performed in. One report though, says that the Lakewood Puppeteers performed before 350,000 children over their 50 year career. Some of those thousands are surely grown up, and those with good taste are reading The Suburban Times.
If your doctor has said that Tai Chi would be good for you, and he probably has, but you don’t know how to get started, and you probably don’t, a great free chance is available on World Tai Chi Day, Saturday April 25 at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Tacoma Museum of Glass. All are welcome, and it’s very beginner friendly.
Approximately 300 Lakewood children participated in an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 28th, at Springbrook Park, sponsored by the Lakewood First Lions Club and Caring for Kids.
The Gateway to Heaven opened as scheduled on Saturday, November 22 at St. John Bosco Church in Lakewood. Torrential rain poured down early in the day, threatening the event. However, a window of sunshine opened just before the the crowd arrived to honor former Pastor Lee Hightower, or just for the chance to be the first to step through the Gateway to Heaven newly erected in the parish’s unique Meditation Park.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step through the Gateway to Heaven? On November 22 you’ll get your chance to do that at the dedication of the new Father Hightower Memorial Gateway in the lovely Meditation Park at St John Bosco Church in Lakewood.
This memorial honors SJB’s greatly loved and charismatic pastor who died in 2013. It was built after at the inspiration of then Parish Vicar Father Paul Kenai who approached Parishioner Jim Senko around whose vision the 1.3 acre meditation park is built.