Spring Art, Plants & “Cards For A Cause” Coming May 8-9

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Three big Burien events coming up – the annual Spring Art Walk, Plant Sale and “Cards for a Cause” on Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Annual Spring Art Walk and Plant Sale and “Cards for a Cause” Play Texas Hold’em, roulette and blackjack tournament.

WHEN: Friday, May 8th from 6pm to 8pm and Saturday, May 9th from 10am to 5pm; “Cards for a Cause” is from 3pm to 8pm Sat. May 9th.

WHERE: The stroll and plant sale will center on SW 152nd Street between 6th Avenue SW and 10th Avenue SW in downtown and Olde Burien. Maps will be available at the information booth on SW 152nd at 9th Avenue SW. Balloons will mark activity sites.”Cards for a Cause” will be at Karuna Yoga Studio.

INFO: Revel in local culture during Burien’s annual spring art walk and plant sale

Relish the culinary and visual arts, court Lady Luck at a charity casino and discover that perfect garden plant during Burien’s annual Spring Stroll Art Walk and Bloomin Burien Plant Sale on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.

During the Spring Stroll from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 9, savor the work of talented area artists, from jewelry artisans to watercolorists, plus
local food, wine, beer and arts-related activities. While many activities and samples are free, some involve a small charge. A sneak preview and reception is slated from 6 to 8 p.m. May 8.

Among the fine wine and beer explorations are samples of Abundance Vineyards bottlings at Poggi Bonsi Cucina and summer beers at the Mark Restaurant & Bar. For a $5 fee, experience affordable new Washington State wines at Vino Bello Wine Bar from noon to 9 p.m., with blues guitarist JD Hobson live at 5 p.m.

Check out offerings from Burien food-related businesses including Hey Paison!, where strollers can browse owner Ronnie Santone’s Frank Sinatra art collection while eating.

Take the kids to Goodie Gumdrops to sample sodas and indulge their inner artist with arts and crafts activities. Follow up with ice cream tasting at B-Town Scoop.

Refurbish the garden with finds from the Bloomin’ Burien Plant Sale May 8 and May 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Olde Burien Retail Group tables will be packed with bedding plants, and proceeds from sales help pay for the stroll. For new and unusual plants, head to Grassroots Home and Garden.

The Olde Burien Retail Group and Marketing Innovations are producing the stroll, which is sponsored by Karuna Yoga Studio and the Celtic
Prayer Center, and the plant sale.

For more information, call 206-941-7199 or go to www.shopoldeburien.com.

In conjunction with the stroll, Soroptimist International of Seattle South is hosting Cards for a Cause, a casino to benefit local women’s charities.

Registration is required only for the Texas Hold’em tournament.

For information, go to http://event.pingg.com/Cards4Acause.

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