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Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

Doug King – President/CEO of Museum of Flight – is stepping down

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Doug King, president and CEO of the Museum of Flight in Tukwila, announced this week that he will be stepping down from his position. King became president... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

Celebrate 2 park dedications & Backyard Wildlife Festival this Saturday, May 13

Celebrate 2 park dedications & Backyard Wildlife Festival this Saturday, May 13

The City of Tukwila will be hosting a day full of fun outdoor activities with two park dedications and the annual Backyard Wildlife Festival this coming Saturday, May 13: SATURDAY, MAY 13 at TUKWILA... [Read more]

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Museum of Flight in Tukwila will finally be opening their long awaited exhibit. The Apollo Exhibit, which was announced a few years back and confirmed... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society’s ‘History After Hours’ will be at Odin Brewery April 15

Tukwila Historical Society’s ‘History After Hours’ will be at Odin Brewery April 15

All are invited to the Tukwila Historical Society’s “History After Hours” event on April 15, 2017, from 6 – 10 p.m. at Odin Brewery, located at 402 Baker Blvd. Food will be served. No Host... [Read more]

Museum of Flight holding Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 11

Museum of Flight holding Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, Nov. 11

The Museum of Flight will be honoring U.S. veterans and current U.S. military personnel by providing free admission all day on Friday, Nov. 11. The museum will also be hosting its annual Veteran’s Day... [Read more]

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

Tukwila Historical Society holding Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 10

The Tukwila Historical Society’s 2016 Holiday Gathering will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Historic Nelsen House, located at 15643 West Valley Highway (map below). Special... [Read more]

Help break the world record for ‘largest potluck in history’ in Tukwila Aug. 13

Help break the world record for ‘largest potluck in history’ in Tukwila Aug. 13

On Saturday, Aug. 13, Tukwila will attempt to break the world record for the largest potluck in history. “Bring a dish, and come sit at our table!” WHERE: Tukwila International Blvd between... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here’s... [Read more]