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


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FRIDAY, APRIL 10th:
FREE TAX HELP ENDS, HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1pm – 7pm (last client at 6:15pm): Today (Fri. 4/10) is the last day to receive complimentary tax help from HCC student volunteers, who have studied and received income tax preparation certification from both AARP and IRS. This is for non-complex 2008 income tax returns. Bring your patience and plan for at least one hour. More info here.

ELMER’S PUB, 15027 Ambaum Blvd SW, 439-1007
9:30pm+: Live Music with Kick Start! NO COVER! ROCK! BEER! FOOD! DANCING! 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: www.mickkellysirishpub.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 11th:
“EGGSTRAVAGANZA” BUNNY BREAKFAST/EGG HUNT, BURIEN COMMUNITY CENTER

9am: Burien Parks and the Burien Lions Club present their annual “Eggstravaganza” Bunny Breakfast and Spring Egg Hunt starting at 9am with a pancake breakfast, followed at 11am with an (unscrambled) egg hunt. $3 for the breakfast; $3 for Bunny Photos and the Egg Hunt is FREE! Full details here.

MILLER CREEK APPRECIATION DAY & STREAM TOUR
9am: Miller/Walker Basin Steward Dennis Clark recently spotted a wild otter in Miller Creek, and he thinks that you “otter” help clean it up this Saturday. Cleanup begins at 9am followed by an exclusive stream tour at 11am. More details here.

EASTER EGG HUNT, GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, DES MOINES
10am-Noon: Grace Lutheran Church in Des Moines is holding a FREE Community Easter Egg Hunt at their campus at 22975 24th Ave South in Des Moines. There will be an Espresso Cart, Free Muffins and Juice, Veggie Tales Movie, Face Painting, Helium Balloons, Crafts, Games, and more! Full details here.

VINO BELLO WINE TASTING, $10
Noon-8pm: Liberty Bay Cellars, Theo Chocolate tasting, $10
5pm: Live Music w/JD Hobson; more info here: http://www.vinobello.com

BENEFIT CONCERT & ART SHOW, THREE TREE COMMUNITY CHURCH
4PM+: Three Tree Community Church is holding a Benefit Community Concert and Art Show benefiting the Des Moines Food Bank this Saturday, April 11th, starting at 4pm at their campus at 16261 First Ave South in Burien.   More info here.

“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

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

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

BARREL TAVERN, 11501 First Ave South, Burien, 244-7390
9pm+: Karaoke night! LIVE MUSIC! NO COVER! Read our review here.

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

SKWISH PLAYS LIVE AT McMURPHY’S PUB, WHITE CENTER
9:30pm+: BTB faves Skwish rock McMurphy’s Pub, located at 11069 16th Ave SW; phone #: 206-431-1916. See a video of Luke from Skwish doing a solo at one of our fundraisers here.

80s FOR THE LADIES NIGHT, BUTLER BAR & GRILL, DES MOINES
10pm-Close: Des Moines’ happenist bar presents 80s Ladies Night every Saturday with DJ Travis Baker spinning 80s music that you can actually dance to. More info at www.butlerbar.com

SUNDAY, APRIL 12th:
IT’S EASTER – GO TO CHURCH/MEDITATE, FIND SOME EGGS, DO SOME GARDENING, DO YOUR LAUNDRY, ENJOY YOUR FAMILY!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

TUESDAY, APRIL 14th:
STEPS TO FINDING A CAREER IN A DOWN ECONOMY,” HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2pm-3:30pm: In times like these, it pays to go to every free job-related seminar you can find, especially this one at Highline Community College. More info here.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15th (TAX DAY!):
HIGHLINE SCHOOL FINE ARTS WORKSTUDY
6pm: Come to an important Highline School Board meeting about saving the Fine Arts Programs at the ERAC Offices (next to Hi-Line Lanes bowling alley, across from Azteca), located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. More info from Sandra Locklear here.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19th:
BOWL IN YOUR PAJAMAS TO HELP FOSTER KIDS
Sleep Country USA’s fourth-annual “Pajama Bowl” fundraiser for foster kids will be held on Sunday, April 19th at Acme Bowl and Billiards in Tukwila. More info here.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19th:
JAKE’S CREW NIGHT FUNDRAISER, BUTLER BAR & GRILL, DES MOINES
6pm-Close: Des Moines’ Butler Bar & Grill will host a Jake’s Crew Night, and a portion of all Sales & Tips will be donated to support the Walk to Cure Diabetes. In addition, they will be taking donations the entire week of April 13th leading up to Saturday the 18th. So spread the word and encourage people to visit the Butler for appetizers, dinner, drinks and more! More info at www.butlerbar.com

SATURDAY, MAY 2nd:
HIGHLINE VINTAGE JAZZ FESTIVAL, PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
2pm-5pm/7pm-10pm: Burien Arts is holding its first annual Highline Vintage Jazz Festival at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets are just $20 per show or $35 for a full-day pass for this new all-day music fest, which will feature two 3-hour performances with some of the region’s most well-known jazz musicians playing Dixieland, swing, solo stride piano, gypsy jazz and more! More info here, including videos of some of the artists as well as ticket info.

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