From Our E-Newsletter: This Weekend’s B-Town Haps…


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THURSDAY, MARCH 26th:
STEP INTO SPRING & STAMP OUT ALZHEIMER’S, E.B. FOOTE
5pm: BTB Advertiser E.B. Foote’s “Step into Spring and Stamp Out Alzheimer’s” fundraiser event, featuring the release of a wine called Remembrance, in honor of late co-owner Rich Higginbotham will be all weekend. There’s a $5 tasting fee, which can be applied toward a purchase of a bottle. Sherrill Miller advises customers to dress warmly, as E.B. Foote is a working winery. More info here: http://is.gd/o2XU

FRIDAY, MARCH 27th:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CENTER CLASSES BEGIN
It’s time to “go to school” at Seahurst Park’s Environmental Science Center (ESC), with various classes including Water Heroes, Digging up Dirt, It’s a Jungle Out There and Exploring Intertidal Puget Sound. More info here, including how to sign up: http://is.gd/p6bH

SOUTH KING COUNTY SENIOR EXPO, HIGHLINE COMM. COLLEGE
10am-2pm: HCC is hosting the South King County Senior Expo at its campus in Des Moines. Community members can spend a day on the college’s main campus exploring business and personal services for seniors and enjoying live entertainment. More info here: http://is.gd/p5XE

WASTEMOBILE RECYCLING EVENT, DES MOINES MARINA
10am-5pm: King County’s “Wastemobile” will be making a major pickup stop at the Des Moines Marina all weekend. The Wastemobile is a free service to residents of King County to provide household hazardous waste disposal services for residents. Bring your household hazardous waste to the Wastemobile collection event in your area. More info here, including an extensive list of what you can (and can’t) bring: http://is.gd/p5YX

STEP INTO SPRING & STAMP OUT ALZHEIMER’S, E.B. FOOTE
11am-9pm: BTB Advertiser E.B. Foote’s “Step into Spring and Stamp Out Alzheimer’s” fundraiser event continues. Come in and help fight Alzheimer’s by drinking some Remembrance wine, in honor of late co-owner Rich Higginbotham. A $5 tasting fee can be applied toward a purchase of a bottle. More info here: http://is.gd/o2XU

FREE TAX HELP CONTINUES, HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1pm – 7pm (last client at 6:15pm): Student volunteers, who have studied and received income tax preparation certification from AARP and IRS, are providing free help to anyone needing assistance preparing certain non-complex 2008 income tax returns. Bring your patience and plan for at least one hour. More info here: http://is.gd/lI0a

ENCHANTED EVENING FUNDRAISER STARRING “NEIL DIAMOND” FOR BURIEN SENIOR PROGRAM
6:15pm+: “Neil Diamond” (or at least a reasonable facsimile) will be singing at the Burien Community Center for the annual “Enchanted Evening” fundraiser for the Burien Senior Program. $20 per person (tickets must be purchased in advance – call 206-988-3700 ASAP!). More info here, including the menu: http://is.gd/p61m

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS,” HI-LINERS, CARCO THEATER
7:30pm: Burien’s Hi-Liners are getting ready for spring’s growing season by planting a hilarious man-eating plant on stage in the classic “Little Shop of Horrors,” which continues at the Renton Carco Theater. More info here: http://is.gd/o2Eo

ELMER’S PUB, 15027 Ambaum Blvd SW, 439-1007
9:30pm+: Live Music! NO COVER! ROCK! BEER! FOOD! DARTS! POOL! FUN!

MICK KELLY’S IRISH PUB, 435 SW 152nd, Burien, 246-2473
10pm+: Live DJ, 80s night, dancing, NO COVER! Irish accents + Guinness on tap! More info here: http://mickkellysirishpub.com/

SATURDAY, MARCH 28th:
“STRIKE OUT HUNGER” FUNDRAISER, ACME BOWL, TUKWILA
9am-Noon: The Tukwila Rotary Club is holding “Strike Out Hunger” a special bowling party fundraiser for the Tukwila Food Pantry at Acme Bowl in Tukwila. More info here: http://is.gd/p6EW

DES MOINES YACHT CLUB MARINA SWAP MEET,
9am-3pm: It’s in its 10th year, is billed as “The Largest Indoor Marine Swap Meet in the Northwest,” and it will be held at the Des Moines Yacht Club, located at 22737 Marine View Drive. More info: http://is.gd/p8xB

VINO BELLO WINE TASTING, BURIEN
Noon-8pm: Wrap up “Washington Wine Month” with a 4pm meet & greet with Liam Doyle of Lost River Winery from Mazama, WA. $10 includes Live Music featuring award-winning folk singer Jennifer Spector and The Hayburners at 5pm. More info here: http://www.vinobello.com

STEP INTO SPRING & STAMP OUT ALZHEIMER’S, E.B. FOOTE
11am-9pm: BTB Advertiser E.B. Foote’s “Step into Spring and Stamp Out Alzheimer’s” fundraiser event continues. Help fight Alzheimer’s by drinking some Remembrance wine, in honor of late co-owner Rich Higginbotham. A $5 tasting fee can be applied toward a purchase of a bottle. More info here: http://is.gd/o2XU

RAT CITY RUMMAGE SALE, SOUTHGATE EVENT CENTER, WHITE CENTER
Noon-6pm: Rat City Rummage sale is an art event/swap meet brought to you by the White Center for the Arts group, and includes handmade arts and crafts, baked goods, non-handmade goods such as household items, furniture, clothing, CDs, bicycles, small electronics, dishware, etc. More info here: http://is.gd/n0Ja

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS,” HI-LIINERS
7:30pm: Burien’s Hi-Liners continue their production about a hilarious man-eating plant on stage in the classic “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Renton Carco Theater. More info here: http://is.gd/o2Eo

“COLORAMA” BOWLING, HI-LINE LANES, 244-2272 BURIEN
7-10pm: “Colorama” bowling, a fun, active and funky thang to do, and it beats Wii Bowling anyday! 15733 Ambaum Blvd SW

TEEN FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT, SYLVESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
8pm-11pm: Area teens are encouraged to bring their flashlights for the annual Burien Parks Flashlight Egg Hunt at Sylvester Middle School. This event for 7th through 10th graders only and participants must bring a school ID, so grownups, don’t even think about trying. More info: http://is.gd/oVGo

LIVE MUSIC, 909 COFFEE & WINE, OLDE BURIEN
8:30pm: Live Music with Steve Olson. NO COVER CHARGE! 909 is located at 909 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien; (206) 243-7909

TURN YOUR LIGHTS OUT FOR “EARTH HOUR”!
8:30pm-9:30pm: It’s “Earth Hour,” where all citizens of planet Earth are encouraged to turn their lights off for one full hour. We just double-checked and determined that Burien was still part of Earth, so apparently this will include our town as well. More info here: http://is.gd/p88M

MICK KELLY’S IRISH PUB, 435 SW 152nd, Burien, 246-2473
9pm+: Irish accents + Guinness on tap! More info here: http://mickkellysirishpub.com/

BARREL TAVERN, 11501 First Ave South, Burien, 244-7390
9pm+: Karaoke night! NO COVER! Read our review: http://is.gd/lRKO

ELMER’S PUB, 15027 Ambaum Blvd SW, 439-1007
9:30pm+: Live Music! NO COVER! ROCK! BEER! FOOD! DARTS! POOL! FUN!

SUNDAY, MARCH 29th:
“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS,” HI-LINERS, CARCO THEATER
1:30pm: Matinee performance – Burien’s Hi-Liners continue their production about a hilarious man-eating plant on stage in the classic “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Renton Carco Theater. More info here: http://is.gd/o2Eo

STEVE ROUMAS CLOSING RECEPTION, BURIEN ART GALLERY
2pm-4pm: Burien Arts is hosting a closing reception for Steve Roumas at the Burien Art Gallery, located at 421 SW 146th Street. This is your opportunity to see Steve’s impressive work one last time, meet the artist, and share a cup of coffee with friends and neighbors at the gallery. More info: http://is.gd/p86O

MONDAY, MARCH 30th:
7pm+: BOUNDARY REVIEW BOARD MEETING, TUKWILA
The WA State Boundary Review Board for King County will hold a public hearing to consider Burien’s proposed annexation at the Riverside Residences Inn, located at 11244 Tukwila International Blvd. in Tukwila. More info here: http://is.gd/p5Mt

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1st:
“NO FOOLIN’ FUNDRAISER” BLOG PARTY, BUTLER’S BAR & GRILL, DES MOINES
6pm+:
Our sister site The Waterland Blog is holding its first-ever Blog Party, a fundraiser for the Des Moines Food Bank called “No Foolin’ Fundraiser” (hey, it’s on April Fool’s Day!). Come on down to Butler Bar & Grill in Des Moines, meet our staff, have fun, and please bring 2 cans/boxes of food (or more) or donate $5. All donations go straight to the Food Bank! More info here: http://is.gd/p7aU

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