Happenings | June 9 edition | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber – Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Happenings | June 9 edition

Garden Club to meet, attend a public meeting held by Washington State Ferries, and more.

Garden Club meets

The Vashon-Maury Island Garden Club will hold its last in-person meeting of the year at 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, in the multi-purpose room of Bethel Church. Join in to hear from the club’s guest speaker, Greg Rabourn as well as learn from club experts. Meetings are open to the public. All who attend are requested to wear masks during the meeting.

Sign up for health insurance

Sign up for health insurance, as well as Orca Lift (Metro’s reduced fare program) and food stamps from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, and Wednesday, July 20. Are Wednesdays not convenient? Contact Miguel Urquiza by phone at 206-477-6965 or 206-491-3761, or by email at miguel.urquiza@kingcounty.gov. Urquiza can assist in Spanish or English.

Find out what Ferries are planning

Washington State Ferries will host two virtual public meetings to discuss its operations in the coming months and respond to questions and concerns. Advanced registration is required to participate in the 1 p.m. Zoom meeting on Tuesday, June 14, at tinyurl.com/yeyjvcbm, or the 6 p.m. Zoom meeting on Wednesday, June 15, at tinyurl.com/2p87fj2w. Both meetings will cover the same material and are designed to give participants the option to join the meeting that best fits their schedules.

Water District 19 meeting

Water District 19’s next regular board meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the district’s board room. For more information, visit water19.com.

C’Mon Barber Celebration

C’Mon Barber will host a grand opening from 12 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the Vashon Country Store & Farm. Adding to its mobile barber service and pop-up shop events, the business also now has a new shop called “Mickey” — a renovated step van with all the amenities.

Enjoy a tour, yard games and beverages, plus a chance to win C’Mon Barber Merchandise + Family Trim-Up Package. All ages welcome. For additional information, visit cmonbarber.com.

Celebrate Pride

Come out and celebrate at the Show Your Pride Dance, from 7 to 9:30 Friday, June 17, in the Vashon Theatre’s parking lot. DJ NXMXGXLDXX will be spinning the soundtrack for an evening of intergenerational, all-ages fun including popcorn, treats and fresh made cotton candy, button making, a selfie station, Pride swag, glamorous guests and visits from queer royalty, including Ceasar Hart, Seattle’s Premier Drag King. Costumes are encouraged and dancing shoes are required. Youth under 18 get in free, tickets are $10 for adults and $25 for those who are able to donate a bit more. All proceeds support the DOVE Project’s work to build a safer and stronger community.

The dance is being presented by the DOVE Project, the Vashon Senior Center, the Vashon High School Queer Straight Alliance, and the McMurray Gay-Straight Alliance, and is funded by a generous grant from the King County Veterans, Seniors & Human Services Levy.

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