Community Update for 6.5.2024

Wednesday, June 6th, 2024

These updates are produced by the KP Partnership with input from numerous other local organizations

 Timely News

The KP Farm Tour is hosting a Spring Farm Day this Saturday, June 8th from 1:00 to 4:00.  To find out more, go to:

Along with the Farm Tour, 2 Fox Winery will be holding a live-music event from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.[]%7D

The Mustard Seed Project is selling tickets to their annual event, “Rolling through the Decades” to be held on June 8th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the KP Civic Center. For more information or tickets, go to:

KP Business & Organization Info

KP Community Services has issued it’s June newsletter, find it at:


The KP Historical Society will be holding a Grand Opening for the Historic Vaughn Library Hall on Sunday, June 9th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  Parking will be extremely limited, but there will be a shuttle running from Vaughn ES.  For more information about the hall, go to:

KP Community Services is hosting a Car Show on Saturday, June 15th.  Car-owning participants can get breakfast at 9:00 am at KP Community Services in Home.  The show itself will start at 10:00 and take part in the parking lot of the old Reed’s (Callahan’s) in Key Center.  To find out more and/or register a car, go to: or call (253) 884-4440


Pierce County Council’s Meeting tonight is on “Timber to Tidelands – Pierce County’s Environmental Action Watershed”.  Meeting is at Pt Defiance Park and starts at 6:00 pm and can be accessed virtually.  For more info go to:

Washington State Dept of Natural Resources is offering a customized plan on keeping your property wildfire safe.  Available in both English and Spanish, to access it, go to:

Washington State Ferries are looking for 12 people – no maritime experience required – to offer a full-ride scholarship with the with the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies to become licensed deck officers. The application period for this two-year apprenticeship program opens tomorrow, June 1, and closes Sunday, June 30. The program begins in February 2025. Each scholarship is worth over $100,000, which includes a $200 per day stipend for each day of training aboard one of our ferries. For more information go to:


It will be hot again later this week – why do we hear so much about being careful swimming when the weather turns warm?

How can we prevent issues from the cold shock?

  • The above websites offer many suggestions, but the #1 suggestion is to WEAR A LIFEJACKET or other personal floatation device.