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Auditions now open for Rainier Youth Choirs

Auditions now open for Rainier Youth Choirs

Rainier Youth Choirs announced that auditions for its 12th season are now open: Students in grades 2 and up are welcome to apply for membership in RYC. Application forms and frequently asked questions... [Read more]

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

The festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs, a perennial tradition in the UK, complete with... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Party Sept. 15

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Party Sept. 15

Enjoy fabulous food and drink from Burien businesses plus theatrical performances and Erin Austin of OK Sweetheart at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 15. From 6 to 9... [Read more]

Mixed-media paintings will be featured in September at Burien Community Center

Mixed-media paintings will be featured in September at Burien Community Center

The Burien Arts Association will be featuring the multi-media paintings of Mia Schulte in the September exhibit at the Pop-up Art Gallery at the Burien Community Center. Meet Mia at the opening reception... [Read more]

B-Town Fiesta will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at Burien Town Square Park

B-Town Fiesta will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at Burien Town Square Park

B-Town Fiesta – a new Community Celebration featuring Vendor Booths, Lucha Libre Volcánica, Food Booths, Kids Area and Music, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23, from Noon – 7 p.m. This free, open... [Read more]

New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 29

New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be Saturday, Sept. 29

A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA on Saturday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brews, blues & more at Blues & Brews Fest this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Brews, blues & more at Blues & Brews Fest this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park this SATURDAY, Aug. 25 for the biggest bash of the summer – the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest! Dozens of craft beer makers,... [Read more]

Artist Maureen Hoffmann seeking traditional fabrics for signal box ‘wrap’

Artist Maureen Hoffmann seeking traditional fabrics for signal box ‘wrap’

Local Artist Maureen Hoffmann is seeking traditional, heritage fabrics for an artistic “wrap” of a signal box that she will be creating for Burien. “As a part of Art in Public Places,... [Read more]

Zombie Fest will mark its 7th year raising disaster preparedness awareness Sept. 15

Zombie Fest will mark its 7th year raising disaster preparedness awareness Sept. 15

Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE, open, public... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

Story & Photos by Elston Hill No serious photographer would try to take nature photographs in the middle of a sunny summer day in the open sun and harsh light. Digital cameras can not handle all that... [Read more]

Orchestra of Flight seeking string players & percussionists for new season

Orchestra of Flight seeking string players & percussionists for new season

The Orchestra of Flight – a community orchestra based in White Center – is seeking string players and percussionists to join them for their new season, which begins Sept. 10, 2018. They rehearse Monday... [Read more]

UPDATE: Wednesday’s Family Fun Run postponed due to poor air quality

UPDATE: Wednesday’s Family Fun Run postponed due to poor air quality

UPDATE: Wednesday’s ‘Family Fun Run’ has been postponed due to poor air quality. It was scheduled to run from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park, but will be rescheduled for September... [Read more]

Giant Beer Pong tournament will brew up fun at Blues & Brews Festival Saturday

Giant Beer Pong tournament will brew up fun at Blues & Brews Festival Saturday

One of the non-musical highlights of the annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival – the Giant Beer Pong Tournament – returns to Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 25 as part of one of the... [Read more]

English Fête coming to St. Luke’s Renton on Saturday, Sept. 8

English Fête coming to St. Luke’s Renton on Saturday, Sept. 8

Bring the whole family to St. Luke’s annual English Fête for an afternoon of food, games, and music on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. The fête will feature: Sweet and savory English faire Carnival games Morris... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s ‘Elvis Week’ at Advertiser El Dorado West, with tribute show this Friday

It’s ‘Elvis Week’ at Advertiser El Dorado West, with tribute show this Friday

Danny Vernon Elvis Week at Advertiser El Dorado West is officially underway! We’re celebrating the KING of Rock…his music, movies and legacy for 10 Days. Several of our residents are Elvis... [Read more]

Family Fun Run coming to Town Square Park Wednesday, Aug. 22

Family Fun Run coming to Town Square Park Wednesday, Aug. 22

Another FREE ‘Family Fun Run’ will be held at Town Square Park on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Get ready because the 60 minute dash starts at 6:30 p.m. when the map of local businesses... [Read more]

9th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will rock Des Moines Sat., Aug. 25

9th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will rock Des Moines Sat., Aug. 25

One of the region’s premier blues music events returns to the shores of Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 25, as the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest takes over Des Moines Beach Park. More than... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste Washington Wines at Tin Room Bar & Theater Wine Tasting this Thursday

Taste Washington Wines at Tin Room Bar & Theater Wine Tasting this Thursday

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: August Wine Tasting Thursday, Aug. 16 | 5 – 7 p.m. Featuring Washington Wines! Three of Cups, white wine blend, Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon, 2017 Stillwater... [Read more]

REMINDER: Finalé of Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Show Brazil Thurs. night

REMINDER: Finalé of Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Show Brazil Thurs. night

REMINDER : Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ has its FINAL SHOW this Thursday night, Aug. 16 – with traditional Brazilian music from Show Brazil at Lake Burien School Memorial Park! Aug... [Read more]

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]