Vashon News

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  • Father-Daughter Dance
    Under the Sea is this year’s theme for the eighth annual Father-Daughter Dance. On Saturday, June 6, girls and their partners celebrate at the Vashon Golf & Swim Club. The dance is limited to 120 participants, and an early sell-out is expected again. read more

  • Welcome to Subirdia
    Vashon Audubon Society presents Dr. John Marzluff screening two short films and discussing his new book Welcome to Subirdia.  The event is free and open to the public. read more

  • Jury Duty, Part 2
    Jury duty was, as I expected, heck. The slickest part was taking the bus. You get a bus ticket with your jury summons, so the fare is covered. I parked at my church parking lot, which the county uses as a park and ride, and went out to the side of the highway to wait. read more

  • Kedgeree: Leftovers Gone Gourmet
    This is a dish I learned to make by peering over the shoulder of my then-young husband’s grandmother, born Jane Macbeath. She was Scotch, not Scottish. She wanted it clearly understood that she was a Highland Scot. “Scottish,” she told us, “are people who live near the English border. read more

  • She’s my Deborah
    A month from today, as I write this, I am officially retired from 52 years of caring for and teaching other people’s children and parents. Wow! That is a long time to have car seats in the car and be changing poopy diapers. read more

  • Free Range Folk Choir
    Celebrate the start of summer at the FRFC Summer Concert, Sunday, June 7th, 7:00pm at the Burton Community Church.  Profound music from the civil rights movement with a full band and jazz piano, as well as soul stirring songs from South Africa, Macedonia, Israel, and more, in one of the very best acoustic spaces on Vashon.  This is a night you won’t want to miss. read more

  • A Beethoven Band
    Early 19th-century chamber music for flute, violin, viola and cello from Beethoven’s time will be presented on period instruments in A BEETHOVEN BAND on Sunday afternoon, May 31 at 2:00 PM at Bethel Church read more

  • Afternoon of Celtic Music and Stories
    Nationally-acclaimed performer, composer, arranger, and educator, Jamie Laval is hailed as “One of North America’s finest practitioners of traditional Scottish music” (San Jose Mercury News). read more

  • Dimestore Prophets
    Dimestore Prophets is made up of guitar player and vocalist Ray Glover, drummer John Wilson, and bassist Eric Groff. DSP has diverse array of musical influences; each player brings his own unique approach to their musical role in the band. Influences range from Bob Marley to Sublime, the Clash to the Dave Matthews Band. read more

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Find out when School Schedules change due to weather

Direct link to the Vashon School District Emergency Information – Snow/Weather Schedule changes page can be found here. http://flashalert.net/news.html?id=4288

Stay updated on most King County Schools here: Public Schools Emergency Communication System. www.schoolreport.org

South Sound and Kitsap School information can be found here: www.pugetinfo.net/

Vashon Weather, Forecast, Pass Report & Tide Table

Puget Sound Tide Tables
3 Tide tables for Vashon
National Weather Service
Doppler Radar and Vashon forecast
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 05/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 74F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 05/31 0%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High near 75F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Monday 06/01 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. High 66F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 06/02 50%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High around 60F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Overcast
Wednesday 06/03 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 63F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 06/04 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 68F. Winds light and variable.

Extended Forcast and more Current Weather Conditions on the New Weather Page

Vashon Be Prepared – Voice of Vashon – Update

Whenever something happens that you need to know about, we’ll get it out there for you. Stay tuned, Stay warm, stay safe, and stay tuned to VoV Standing By at 1650 am on your AM radio dial.

Do you know what to do? What would you do if your home were damaged so bad you could not stay there? How would you cope with the power being out for seven days or longer? How would you help your neighbor? Making sure that not only you are ready but so will your pets. www.VashonBePrepared.org

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