Fundraiser Section

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

‘Rampathon’ provides free wheelchair ramp to 90-year old Burien woman

Laverne Ritchie – a 90-Year-Old Burien resident – received a free wheelchair ramp on Saturday (May 20) courtesy the Master Builders Association’s ‘Rampathon’ event. The Master... [Read more]

Counterforce Taekwondo holding ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser June 17

Counterforce Taekwondo holding ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser June 17

Counterforce Taekwondo (a local 501 C3) is having a ‘Board Break-A-Thon’ fundraiser on Saturday, June 17. Funds raised will be used to participate in regional and national tournaments as... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue is Saturday

REMINDER: ‘Night of Giving’ fundraiser for Orphan Relief & Rescue is Saturday

REMINDER: Enjoy a fun & lively cocktail evening filled with tasty food, drinks, and a silent auction to benefit Orphan Relief and Rescue at ‘A Night of Giving’ at Hotfeet Fitness this Saturday,... [Read more]

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

A ‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for the production and programming expenses for the White Center Jubilee Days Main Stage will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at Roxbury Lanes & Casino. ‘Bowling... [Read more]

Burien’s Environmental Science Center receives $50,000 WaterWorks grant

Burien’s Environmental Science Center receives $50,000 WaterWorks grant

(From left to right): Tara Luckie, ESC Executive Director, Dave Upthegrove, King County council-member and Larry Reymann, ESC Board President, along with Lake Wilderness first graders during the Beach... [Read more]

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

In anticipation of the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park is giving away a FREE pair of tickets! Just click below to enter: https://goo.gl/q52DAc This... [Read more]

Break a leg for BAT at GiveBig TODAY!

Break a leg for BAT at GiveBig TODAY!

TODAY – Wednesday, May 10 – is the 24 hours of GiveBig – and YOU can give big to Burien Actors Theatre HERE: https://www.givebigseattle.org/burien-actors-theatre-1 Plus when you give big to BAT,... [Read more]

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Two of B-Town’s cutest kids carry food donations to their mailbox in 2008. The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger®’ Food Drive is this Saturday, May 13, and YOU can help... [Read more]

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander Junior, Mt. Rainier High School The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Gregory Heights Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop 360’s annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction is Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 360’s annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction is Saturday

Local Boy Scout Troop 360 will be raising money to help send boys to summer camp at their annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction, to be held at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church this Saturday, May... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation seeking donations for Project PROMise

Highline Schools Foundation seeking donations for Project PROMise

For many high school girls, going to the prom is an event anticipated for years – but not going to the prom because the family can’t afford a formal dress can be devastating. Project PROMise™ is... [Read more]

Hilltop Elementary’s first Art Show & Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 18

Hilltop Elementary’s first Art Show & Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 18

Hilltop Elementary School’s first Art Show & Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 18. “Join us Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for Hilltop’s first Art Show & Silent Auction!” There... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at ‘Sip & Shop’ fundraiser Thursday

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at ‘Sip & Shop’ fundraiser Thursday

The Highline Schools Foundation is holding a special fundraiser opportunity tomorrow – Thursday, May 4 – for anyone who loves beautiful things! Hosted by Paper Delights in Burien, this fun “Sip... [Read more]

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market is May 5–6

King County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Market is May 5–6

The King County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Market will be this Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6 at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture in Seattle. This is the King County Master Gardeners... [Read more]

REMINDER: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be this Saturday, May 6

REMINDER: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be this Saturday, May 6

REMINDER: The annual Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S 156th Street. Twice a year the potters at the... [Read more]

Visual Artist Mary McGough’s artwork on display at Burien Actors Theatre

Visual Artist Mary McGough’s artwork on display at Burien Actors Theatre

Visual Artist Mary McGough has an art display at Burien Actors Theatre through Sunday, May 7, and a percentage of sales generated during this show will support the theatre. Theatre goers can get a... [Read more]

Annual Rummage Sale at Burien Community Church begins this Friday

Annual Rummage Sale at Burien Community Church begins this Friday

The Annual Rummage Sale at Burien Community Church begins this Friday, May 5. Clothing, furniture, books, boutique items, toys, tools, and much, much more! Baked goods and lunch will be available for purchase. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Larry Snyder will discuss storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at this Tuesday’s Burien Film Office Happy Hour…

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteers are needed for a Blood drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church onMonday May 1. 2017: WHERE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall,19030 8th Ave. S. SeaTac WA 98148 WHEN: Monday, May 1:... [Read more]

The B-Town Blog proud to be a Sponsor of the ‘Burien Pride Festival’ June 3

The B-Town Blog proud to be a Sponsor of the ‘Burien Pride Festival’ June 3

The B-Town Blog is proud to be a Sponsor of the first-ever Burien Pride Festival – to be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at Town Square Park. The LGBTQ+ event is open to... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: TONIGHT – Thursday, April 27, from 5 – 10 p.m. – some local restaurants will host ‘Dining Out For Life,’ an annual fundraiser for Lifelong: Archie’s Mexican Restaurant:... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thurs., May 4, continues through Oct.

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thurs., May 4, continues through Oct.

Next week brings us to the start of Discover Burien’s Farmers Market – with opening day on Thursday, May 4th 2017, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Town Square Park. Many of your favorite vendors as well... [Read more]