Community Update for May 22nd

Community Updates

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

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

 Timely News

The KP Relatives Raising Kids group meets tomorrow, Thursday May 23rd, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the KP Lutheran Church.  For more information, contact Lori at:

Join the KP Council’s “4th Thursdays Coffee Hour” tomorrow May 23rd, at 11:00 am at the KP Community Office in Key Center.  The guest is long-time owner of CostLess Pharmacy, Don Zimmerman.  Coffee, treats, and donuts will be available.

The KP Book Club will be meeting tomorrow at 11:00 am at The Mustard Seed Project to discuss this month’s read, “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to his White Mother” by James McBride.  To find out more, call (253) 884-9814 or email:

Longbranch Improvement Center is holding its annual Memorial Day Dance featuring the Tim Hall Band this Saturday, May 25th, from 8:00 to 11:00 pm.  More information and tickets are available at:

The KP Veteran’s Group will host their annual “Aisle of Honor” at Vaughn Cemetery this Sunday, May 26th. For more information, go to:,7794

Or at:

The Key Pen Parks Scott Gallacher Memorial Splash and Play Pad at Gateway Park will open for the season this weekend (Saturday 5/25) and be open from 10:00 to 6:00 daily.  For more information, go to:

Lakebay Community Church will once again be holding their Memorial Day Rummage Sale this weekend on Saturday 5/25 and Monday 5/27 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm both days.

KP Business & Organization Info

Two Fox Winery is hiring tasting room associates.  For job description and contact information, go to:

Our organization is looking for a part-time administrative assistant.  For more information and application, go to:

Peninsula HS Key Club is sponsoring a “Paws for a Cause” Pet Food Drive through May 19th.  Donations can be dropped of at the Tom Taylor YMCA and all donations go to Food Backpacks 4 Kids to help families (and their pets) on the Peninsula.

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


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:


Family Connects of Washington provides resources and help to post-partum families (mothers, foster families, adoptees, etc.) negotiate this exciting but often scary time.  To find out more, go to:


None today – this is a full-enough update as it is!