Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove
Great Beer. Great Music. Great Cause NORTHWEST ALE FEST The Cove, Normandy Park, WA Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers, listening to some spectacular music, and enjoying a night with friends – the Northwest Ale fest will be held on Saturday, March 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Cove in Normandy Park. Admission is $30 and includes a beer tasting glass and six tasting tokens. Additional tokens will be available for purchase. Designated driver tickets ($5) will be available at the door. There will be 22 different ...
REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday
REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents 'Annie Jr.' this weekend, opening TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 24, with the finalé on Saturday, Feb. 25! Performances will be at 7 p.m. both nights at the Highline Performing Arts Center, located at 401 S. 152nd Street in Burien. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Tickets can be purchased for $10 ...
POLL: What do YOU think? Two revised designs released for City of Burien logo
After two proposed new logos for the City of Burien were presented by Tacoma agency JayRay – and rejected last October – two new revised ones were released this week. The City Council will likely discuss and vote on which of these two logos to approve (or not) at Monday night's (Feb. 27) Study Session: (Click images to see larger versions:) NEW LOGO "CIRCLE B": "REFRESH" LOGO: TAKE OUR POLL: We'd like to know what YOU think – please tell us which logo you prefer in our Poll below (NOTE: while this poll is not considered scientific, it allows for only one vote per I.P. address): [poll id="92"] Here's the city's statement on this ...
Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour
The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all who enjoy film and the arts are invited. Doors open for networking at 5:30 p.m., with a presentation beginning at 6 p.m. Film Fest organizers will present the 2017 schedule of events, along with details about each of the three contests: Student Short Film Burien-centric Short Film Open Short Film Contests will open on March 1. There will also be an industry event at Forest Ledge on the Friday evening before the ...
Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story
Local historic group the Maury Island Incident Historical Society (“MIIHS”) has submitted a Resolution to Washington State Senators Karen Keiser (33rd District) and Sharon Nelson (34th District) that calls for the Washington State Senate to: "...pause and acknowledge the seventieth anniversary of the June 21, 1947, Maury Island Incident, the 1947 'Summer of the Saucers' popular culture phenomenon launched worldwide by these controversial events, the first reference to the characters now popularly known as “men in black,” and further, to recognize and honor the heroism and service of Army Air Corps Intelligence Officers Capt. William L. Davidson and Lt. Frank M. Brown, who lost ...
PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday
Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo of big puffy clouds Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 22) seen over the Ro-Ro Carrier North Star on its 1600 mile voyage to Tacoma from Anchorage as it passed Blake Island. FYI, 'Ro-Ro Carriers' are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo that Roll-On/Roll-Off. Click image to see larger version (NOTE: Elston purposely tinted the photo red/pink): Ship details: Gross Tonnage: 65314 Deadweight: 20800 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 255.73m × 35.97m Year Built: 2003 Here's a video from the Smithsonian Channel that shows the loading and unloading of this huge ship: [embed]https://youtu.be/oj6b29mAi7o[/embed]
Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life
Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating a majority of the proceeds to Highline Music4Life. This noble non-profit helps underprivileged kids to acquire musical instruments. For the founder of Music4Life, Dave Endicott, it’s personal: “Music saved my life, got me off the streets.” Last year, more than 720 guests of the Poverty Bay Wine Festival helped to provide funds for the Music4Life organization. This is the 13th year of ...
Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations
Be Part of the Highline Schools Foundation's 2017 Gold Star Awards! Highline Schools Foundation announces "Celebrate! Highline" as the 2017 Gold Star Awards theme. "Celebrate! Highline" celebrates a passed bond, graduation rates climbing, and students reaching their potential! At this year's breakfast, attendees will be inspired to go "Celebrate! Highline" and Celebrate our kids and community together at this important fundraiser for Highline Schools Foundation. GOLD STAR AWARD NOMINATIONS Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. "Various individuals have been honored with Gold Star Awards because our ...
Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’
On Thursday, Feb. 16, you may have noticed that your favorite Mexican – or minority owned - restaurant(s) in Burien were closed, making it tough to get your favorite authentic taco or burrito. That's because local restaurant owners turned off their lights and shuttered their doors in solidarity with Thursday's national "Day Without Immigrants" protest against the Trump administration’s policies toward them. Of Burien's 50,467 residents, 36.5 percent are minorities, with nearly 21 percent identifying as Hispanic or Latino. And just over 32 percent of all businesses in Burien – 1,193 – are minority-owned, according to the US Census Bureau. Here are photos showing ...
Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to Highline & White Center Food Banks
The annual "big check presentation" for Burien's annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 16. This year's record-setting fundraiser netted $21,000, to be split evenly between the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks. A record number – 1,164 people – attended this year's event, which was held at the Burien Community Center on Jan. 27. "Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the Empty Bowls Event this year, the White Center Food Bank and Highline Area Food Bank reaped the rewards of hard work and dedication ...
Great Beer. Great Music. Great Cause NORTHWEST ALE FEST The Cove, Normandy Park, WA Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers, listening... [Read more]
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