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Burien Arts’ FREE Monthly Open Mic starts Thursday at Salmon Creek Cafe

Burien Arts’ FREE Monthly Open Mic starts Thursday at Salmon Creek Cafe

Burien Arts Association will be holding a FREE, All Ages Open Mic at Salmon Creek Cafe every third Thursday of the Month, starting this coming Thursday, Aug. 16. The event will run from 6 – 8 p.m., with... [Read more]

Interactive ‘StormFest’ is coming to Des Moines Beach Park Oct. 10-11

Interactive ‘StormFest’ is coming to Des Moines Beach Park Oct. 10-11

‘StormFest’ is an interactive stormwater science focused educational festival for 6th grade students in the Highline School District, and it’s coming to Des Moines Beach Park on Oct.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Obliteride riders will bike through Burien this Saturday, Aug. 11

REMINDER: Obliteride riders will bike through Burien this Saturday, Aug. 11

Photo courtesy Maureen Hoffmann REMINDER: Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through the Burien area this Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate cancer. Riders are expected... [Read more]

Sponsored Post All-Day Festival this SATURDAY with 9 bands at Des Moines First Baptist Church

All-Day Festival this SATURDAY with 9 bands at Des Moines First Baptist Church

THIS SATURDAY, Aug. 11, there will be an All Day Community Festival at Des Moines First Baptist Church, which will feature 9 musical acts! Starting at 9 a.m., guests can enjoy a cascade of nine different... [Read more]

REMINDER: Billy Brandt with the Thing & the Stuff Band is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Billy Brandt with the Thing & the Stuff Band is TONIGHT!

REMINDER : Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONIGHT – Thursday, Aug. 9 – with Billy Brandt with the Thing & the Stuff Band – and will continue at Lake Burien School... [Read more]

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be Saturday, Sept. 8

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be Saturday, Sept. 8

The Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department’s annual Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Fire Station 28. “Come join us for a FREE day of fun at the... [Read more]

FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be Friday, Sept. 7 at Burien Library

FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be Friday, Sept. 7 at Burien Library

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com A FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be held at the Burien Library on Friday, Sept. 7, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Presented by Oleana Perry, this is a family program,... [Read more]

Schedule & Artist info released for Burien’s ‘Arts-a-Glow,’ coming Sat. Sept. 8

Schedule & Artist info released for Burien’s ‘Arts-a-Glow,’ coming Sat. Sept. 8

Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet ‘Arts-a-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Dottie Harper Park. This FREE, annual event is not to be missed,... [Read more]

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

Backs against the wall, West Seattle beats Alaska, 11-2 to advance in World Series

By Luke Olson Sports Editor This time around, the first inning was in favor of the West Seattle Little Leaguers. After surrendering 11 straight runs in the first inning against Idaho two days prior, West... [Read more]

JOB: Poet-in-Residence sought for Burien

JOB: Poet-in-Residence sought for Burien

Have a way with words? Are you a versatile verse-writer? Burien wants YOU! A new ‘Poet-in-Residence’ for Burien will “explore and interact with the community during the fall of 2018,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke from wild fires makes for a very red sunset

PHOTOS: Smoke from wild fires makes for a very red sunset

Story & Photos by Elston Hill I was suspicious this morning. The sky looked gray. This evening the sun looked red. Had to be smoke, I thought. I Googled air quality and the air quality was supposedly... [Read more]

Community Center hosting Photography from Marilyn Montufar thru Sept.

Community Center hosting Photography from Marilyn Montufar thru Sept.

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of Artist Marilyn Montufar until the end of September 2018. Marilyn Montufar uses photography to advocate for and inspire social change.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Southside: A Tourist Destination

Seattle Southside: A Tourist Destination

Please welcome new sponsor Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Des Moines Beach Park Seattle Southside: A Tourist Destination Many locals take the natural and urban wonder of Southwest King County... [Read more]

Burien Arts’ August Pop-up Gallery features Becca Heavrin

Burien Arts’ August Pop-up Gallery features Becca Heavrin

Burien Arts’ August Pop-up Gallery exhibit at the Burien Community Center features the mixed media works of Becca Heavrin. Meet Becca at the opening reception on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 –... [Read more]

B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk is downtown TONIGHT – Friday, Aug. 3!

B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk is downtown TONIGHT – Friday, Aug. 3!

The monthly B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk is TONIGHT – Friday, Aug. 3 – from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien! See art, hear music and have fun on SW 152nd Street between 4th Ave SW & 10th... [Read more]

Explore Seahurst Discovery Zones at the Environmental Science Center

Explore Seahurst Discovery Zones at the Environmental Science Center

Make some discoveries in your own backyard! This summer, Burien’s Environmental Science Center will reveal what’s in your watershed in interesting ways and how you can improve its health.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Gypsy Jazz at ‘Music in the Park’ TONIGHT with Pearl Django

REMINDER: Gypsy Jazz at ‘Music in the Park’ TONIGHT with Pearl Django

REMINDER : Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONIGHT – Thursday, Aug. 2 – with Gypsy Jazz & New Metropolitan Swing from Pearl Django – and will continue at Lake Burien... [Read more]

Highline Bears & Seattle Southside Chamber’s Night at Ballpark is Aug. 11

Highline Bears & Seattle Southside Chamber’s Night at Ballpark is Aug. 11

Come watch our very own Highline Bears take on the Gresham Greywolves at Mel Olson Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 11! The Seattle Southside Chamber and the Highline Bears invite all to join them at this family... [Read more]

Highline United Methodist Church holding Summer Rummage Sale Saturday

Highline United Methodist Church holding Summer Rummage Sale Saturday

Highline United Methodist Church will be holding a Summer Rummage Sale this Saturday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Church Basement. “Come search for the treasures you never knew you needed.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Poverty Blues & Brews Festival will be Sat., Aug. 25

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Poverty Blues & Brews Festival will be Sat., Aug. 25

The 2018 Poverty Blues & Brews Festival is returning for its ninth annual summer concert/party on Saturday, Aug. 15! Dozens of the Northwest’s best Craft Beers, Ciders and Wine will be featured,... [Read more]

Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Aug. 5

Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Aug. 5

From our friends at WABI Burien: “Helios Pavilion”, by James Harrison, 2009 “Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” – Marcel Proust “There is a Whale... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Northwest Animal & Nature Festival’ at Town Square Park Saturday

REMINDER: ‘Northwest Animal & Nature Festival’ at Town Square Park Saturday

REMINDER: The Northwest Animal & Nature Festival is returning to Burien Town Square Park this Saturday, July 28, 2018. This FREE event is family-friendly and fun for all ages. Presented in partnership... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Three Musketeers’ FREE in the Park this Saturday, July 28

REMINDER: ‘The Three Musketeers’ FREE in the Park this Saturday, July 28

From left, Chris Allen (Aramis), Ben Symons (d’Artagnan), Daniel Wood (Athos), and Abby Nathan (Porthos) will have a sword-ed summer in GreenStage’s production of The Three Musketeers” at Lake Burien... [Read more]

Bowling fundraiser for Burien Pride LGBTQ College Scholarship Fund Aug. 25

Bowling fundraiser for Burien Pride LGBTQ College Scholarship Fund Aug. 25

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority – along with the City of Tukwila, ACME Bowling and Orion Entertainment – will be sponsoring ‘The Queen Pin Bowling Classic,’ a fundraiser... [Read more]