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


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FRIDAY, MAY 1st:

BILL & PEGGY HUNT PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVAL, BLT
8pm:Burien Little Theatre’s Bill & Peggy Hunt’s Playwright’s Festival premieres tonight! They’re also holding a food drive fundraiser for local food banks, so be sure to bring some non-perishable food with you!

Here are a few of the upcoming performances:

May 1 at 8:00 p.m. Friday – MAY DAY!
May 2 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday – Free play readings at 2 p.m. – “Penny Loves Butchie Hartog” and “Sinking Bass Turds”
May 3 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
May 8 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
May 9 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday – Plus free play readings at 2 p.m. – “Penny Loves Butchie Hartog” and “Sinking Bass Turds”
May 10 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
More info, including the full schedule, as well as listings of plays and readings, here.

DJ QUINN, BISON CREEK PIZZA & PUB, 630 SW 153rd Street
10pm-2am: DJ Quinn returns to the recently-remodeled Bison Creek Pizza & Pub. Tonight there’s NO COVER. More info here.

ELMER’S PUB, 15027 Ambaum Blvd SW, 439-1007
9:30pm+: Live Music! 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: http://mickkellysirishpub.com/

SATURDAY, MAY 2nd:

PARKSIDE GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE, ALBERTSON’S
9am-4pm: The Parkside Garden Club will be holding its annual plant sale to benefit local charities as well as scholarships at both the UW and WSU at the Albertson’s parking lot at First Avenue South and South 160th Street. More info here.

WEST SEATTLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL RUMMAGE SALE
9am-3pm: BTB Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School is having a Rummage Sale at the American Legion Hall in West Seattle, which is located at 3618 SW Alaska Street in West Seattle. More info here.

MOSHIER ART CENTER’S SPRING POTTERY SALE, MOSHIER ARTS CENTER
10am-3pm: Burien’s Moshier Community Art Center is holding its annual Spring Pottery Sale, and it’s a great opportunity to get some original pottery for Mother’s Day. More info here.

HIGHLINE BOTANICAL GARDENS ANNUAL PLANT SALE
10am-3pm: The Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens will be holding their annual plant sale at their gardens, which are located at 3735 24th Ave South. More info here.

“HATS OFF FOR HIGHLINE” FUNDRAISER, EMERALD DOWNS
11:30am: BTB Advertiser Highline Medical Foundation is sponsoring Hats on for Highline to raise money for cancer care and other patient care programs at 11:30am at Emerald Downs in Auburn. More info here.

3 WISHES’ CLOTHING FUNDRAISER, 3 WISHES BOUTIQUE
10am-6pm: 3 Wishes Boutique, located at 929 SW 152nd in Olde Burien, is holding a fundraiser for the YWCA’s “Dress for Success” program, and is asking residents to bring in clothing they no longer wear to donate to disadvantaged women. Bring in & donate clothing you no longer wear and receive a certificate for 15% OFF your next purchase of regular price merchandise! More info here.

HIGHLINE VINTAGE JAZZ FESTIVAL, PERFORMING ARTS CTR.
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 (ie: 2-show) pass for this 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!

NOTE: The B-Town Blog is proud to be a sponsor, and we’ll have a table in the lobby, so come on by and say “Hey Daddio” between sets and win a groovy prize!

More info here, including videos of some of the artists as well as ticket info.

BILL & PEGGY HUNT PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVAL, BLT
2pm: Burien Little Theatre’s Bill & Peggy Hunt’s Playwright’s Festival continues with free play readings at 2 p.m. of “Penny Loves Butchie Hartog” and “Sinking Bass Turds.” More info, including the full schedule, as well as listings of plays and readings, here.

HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL’S ANNUAL FIESTA AUCTION/DINNER
5pm: White Center’s Holy Family Elementary is holding its 21st annual R.E.A.C.H. (Reinforcing Education And Catholic Heritage) Fiesta Auction and Dinner. Silent Auction starts at 5pm; Dinner at 7:30pm and Live Auction at 7:45pm. More info here.

HIGHLINE VINTAGE JAZZ FESTIVAL, PERFORMING ARTS CTR.
7pm-10pm: 2nd, evening performance of the Highline Vintage Jazz Festival at the Highline Performing Arts Center. See listing above, or click here for more full details. More info here.

LIVE MUSIC, BISON CREEK PIZZA & PUB,
10pm-2am: Kimball Conant and the Fugitives (a great NW Blues/Jazz band), No Cover, 21+ please.

“COLORAMA” BOWLING, HI-LINE LANES, BURIEN
7-10pm: “Colorama” bowling, a fun, active and funky thang to do, and it beats Wii Bowling anyday! (206) 244-2272

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

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+: Live Band! NO COVER! Read our review here.

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

SUNDAY, MAY 3rd:

BILL & PEGGY HUNT PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVAL, BLT
2pm: Burien Little Theatre’s Bill & Peggy Hunt’s Playwright’s Festival continues with a matinee performance. They’re also holding a food drive fundraiser for local food banks, so be sure to bring some non-perishable food with you! More info, including the full schedule of plays and readings, here.

3 WISHES’ CLOTHING FUNDRAISER, 3 WISHES BOUTIQUE
Noon-5pm: 3 Wishes Boutique, located at 929 SW 152nd in Olde Burien, continues their clothing fundraiser for the YWCA’s “Dress for Success” program, and is asking residents to bring in clothing they no longer wear to donate to disadvantaged women. Bring in & donate clothing you no longer wear and receive a certificate for 15% OFF your next purchase of regular price merchandise! More info here.

COMING SOON:

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6th:
ROBERT DUGONI BOOK READING/SIGNING, THE TIN ROOM
6pm+: NY Times Best-selling author Robert Dugoni will be celebrating his creative ties to Burien with a reading and book-signing party at The Tin Room. More info here, including excerpts of Burien scenes from his latest novel “Wrongful Death” and a feature story with video here.

THURSDAY, MAY 7th:
7pm-9pm: Three FREE Natural Yard Design Workshops start Thurs. night May 7th, sponsored by the City of Burien and King County. More info here.

SATURDAY, MAY 9th:
ALL DAY: Tukwila’s annual Backyard Wildlife Festival is a free all-day event at the Tukwila Community Center, meant to educate and inspire people to welcome wildlife – such as birds, butterflies, and other wildlife – into their backyards, gardens and communities. More info here.

SATURDAY, MAY 9th:
DES MOINES YACHT CLUB SOUTH SOUND OPENING
2pm: The Des Moines Yacht Club is holding its annual “South Sound Opening” day of boating season on Saturday, May 9th with a flag ceremony, speeches, drinks, dinner and live music with “The Tropics.” More info here.

DES MOINES SPORTS NIGHT DINNER & AUCTION
5:30pm-9:30pm: Des Moines 7th annual Sports Night Dinner & Auction fundraiser will be at the historic Des Moines Field House. Host will be Bruce King, former KOMO Sportscaster, with a keynote by former UW quarterback Brock Huard. More info here.

FRIDAY, MAY 15th:
BIG PICTURE HIGH SCHOOL AUCTION
7pm+: Come support BTB Intern Josh Hart’s high school at this auction for Big Picture High School, which is located at 2450 South 142nd Street in SeaTac. More info here.

SATURDAY, MAY 16th
:
8:30am-2pm: White Center’s 6th Annual Spring Clean Up is coming Saturday, May 16th, and volunteers are needed to help clean up. This annual clean-up event is intended to make White Center a better place to live, work, and play by promoting community building and neighborhood revitalization. More info, including how you can help, here.

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