Call for artists and more community news

Local firms at home show

The Seattle Home Show will run from Feb. 23 to March 3 at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

A handful of local Covington and Maple Valley companies will be showcased at this year’s show.

From Covington AK Kreutzer Construction, Assisted Custom Construction and Malone’s Landscape & Nursery along with Combine Cutting, Contractors Inc. and Green City Pest Control from Maple Valley.

Call for artists

The city of Covington and the Covington Arts Commission announced a call for artists to submit proposals for the signature piece of public art to be permanently installed in the main entrance of Covington Community Park, according to a media release.

The city and commission are looking for artists to develop and create a unique piece of art that will welcome visitors to the community park.

The commission is searching for qualified applicants who are professional and emerging 3D artists in the Northwest, the release added.

Artist teams are welcome to apply.

Deadlines are due by 5 p.m. Monday, April 22. Applications must be submitted through CaFE at

If additional information is needed, contact Pat Patterson at or by phone at 253-480-2482.

Bring your own art

The Maple Valley Creative Arts Council announced a new bring your own art night Feb. 27, March 27 and April 24. The event is free for arts council members or $5 per person. It is open to anyone 21 years and older.

The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at the arts council, 23220 Maple Valley Highway SE, Suite 15.

These nights will allow attendees the opportunity to work on projects they have started or get a start on a project. Bring your own supplies and join other artists and crafters.

Light refreshments will be provided. To register, visit