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Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

“Spread the Word – School Starts September 3rd!” (and Kindergartners start on September 9). The first day of school for Highline Public Schools will be Thursday, Sept. 3, for all students except... [Read more]

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

A special ‘Pre-Funk’ party for Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be held this Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Normandy Park Towne Center, from 5 – 8 p.m. There... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Sept. 12 at Performing Arts Center

Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Sept. 12 at Performing Arts Center

The Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. And all seats are just $12 for Opening Night (while supplies last). “Be... [Read more]

Westside School Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be Aug. 29

Westside School Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be Aug. 29

Westside School will host the grand opening of its new campus on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in West Seattle’s Arbor Heights neighborhood. The Westside School community will gather... [Read more]

Peter Valle to speak about business trips to China at Burien Lions Club Sept. 2

Peter Valle to speak about business trips to China at Burien Lions Club Sept. 2

The Burien Lions Club will be hosting Peter Valle, who will speak about several recent business trips to China, on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Peter works for Microsoft, and is an active member of his community. This... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 5, 2015. There is space for 140 vendors, with a student art show,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Jeez! I feel... [Read more]

Painting workshop for adults offered at Burien Arts Gallery in September

Painting workshop for adults offered at Burien Arts Gallery in September

Due to popular demand, a painting workshop for adults will be offered at the Burien Arts Gallery every Saturday in September, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nancy Fulton will teach a workshop in water media (oil,... [Read more]

Tickets to the Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale

Tickets to the Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale

Tickets to see the Hi-Liners’ performance of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale. Opening Night – Saturday Sept.. 12 – all seats are just $12 (while supplies last). “Be... [Read more]

Volunteers still needed for three upcoming Miller Creek cleanups

Volunteers still needed for three upcoming Miller Creek cleanups

Volunteers are needed to help cleanup Miller Creek at S. 144th Street on three upcoming dates:  Friday, Aug. 21 Friday, Sept. 18 Friday, Oct. 23 …plus fall events at Walker Preserve! Join your... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Special Meeting is TONIGHT at 7pm

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Special Meeting is TONIGHT at 7pm

The Washington State Boundary Review Board For King County SPECIAL MEETING 7:00 P.M. Thursday, August 13, 2015 Bethaday Community Learning Space of the Technology Access Foundation 605 SW 108th Street,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sign up at the Farmer’s Market and save big on Bikram Yoga Burien!

Sign up at the Farmer’s Market and save big on Bikram Yoga Burien!

If you’ve been to the Burien Farmer’s Market recently, you may have caught a glimpse of the FREE yoga at the market. Courtesy of Bikram Yoga Burien, the classes are beginner friendly and... [Read more]

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers needed: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline; starts Oct. 1

Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka “CSI: Highline”), which starts Oct. 1. “We are looking for adventurous volunteers to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Registration is open for new Fall PEPS Newborn Group in Burien

Registration is open for new Fall PEPS Newborn Group in Burien

Registration is open for new Fall PEPS – “Program for Early Parent Support” – Newborn Group in Burien, which begins Sept. 23. The PEPS Newborn program is for new parents to attend with... [Read more]

Second annual ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success Thursday

Second annual ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success Thursday

On Thursday (Aug. 6), the second annual ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ was held, where over 500 backpacks were distributed to students in need. Superintendent Susan Enfield was there to greet... [Read more]

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

It’s time for the annual Hi-Liners fundraiser Car Wash, to be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Burien Annex. Suggested donation is $10, and all proceeds go to help this great... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

On Saturday (Aug. 1) residents Elston and Jackie Hill hiked through Seahurst Park, eventually finding a low tide with families keeping cool. “There were four docents from the Seattle Aquarium talking... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

We’d like to welcome back returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien – which is not just for Bikram anymore! Located in the heart of Burien, Bikram Yoga Burien is dedicated to offering Yoga and fitness... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: We are lucky to live near the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field in Tukwila. Admission is $20 for... [Read more]

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

WABI Burien will be holding its 3rd annual Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on Sunday, Aug. 2, starting at 2 p.m. Here’s more info: Come join the 3rd Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk as we... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be this Saturday, July 25

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be this Saturday, July 25

If you want to discuss food – growing, eating, processing, not wasting, supporting farmers, building community and our economy – you are invited to come to the next Burien Foodshed Project meeting,... [Read more]

Burien Toastmasters has a new meeting time

Burien Toastmasters has a new meeting time

The Toastmasters International club, Growthmasters Club #4801, recently changed its meeting time to 12:00 p.m. at Burien Evangelical Church at 500 SW 146th Street, across from the Burien Community Center. Growthmasters... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

PHOTOS: Reconstruction of Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway underway

The Port of Seattle is reconstructing Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (designated as 16C/34C), originally built in 1969, and scheduled to be completed and re-opened on Oct. 30, 2015. The project... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 21 at the Auburn Golf Course. This year they’ve added four prize holes for holes-in-one, including one hole with... [Read more]