Fundraiser Section

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil will be Saturday, Aug. 11

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil will be Saturday, Aug. 11

Discover Burien’s 2018 Boiling Point Seafood Boil at Seahurst Beach will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 5 p.m. to Sunset. “Join us for a night of Great Music, Fine Wine and Fabulous Seafood... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Man killed in SeaTac Motel robbery leaves behind wife & 3 kids

FOLLOWUP: Man killed in SeaTac Motel robbery leaves behind wife & 3 kids

Brent Arancio, 40, was shot and killed during a robbery June 15 at America’s BestValue Inn in SeaTac (read our previous coverage here). While the crime and apprehension of the suspect have been widely... [Read more]

White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be Saturday, July 21

White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be Saturday, July 21

The White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast has moved to the White Center Eagles (10452 15th Ave SW), and on Saturday, July 21, the club whose mission is “to make the world better one child at a time”... [Read more]

CALL FOR ART/ARTISTS: Burien Arts seeking Art for its 2018 ‘Vision 20/20’

CALL FOR ART/ARTISTS: Burien Arts seeking Art for its 2018 ‘Vision 20/20’

CALL FOR ART & ARTISTS: Burien Arts Association is seeking Art and Artists for its 11h annual Vision 20/20 Art Auction on Nov. 17, 2018. Vision 20/20 is an annual art auction sponsored by the Burien... [Read more]

Nearly 5,000 attend 2nd annual Burien Pride Festival at Town Square Park

Nearly 5,000 attend 2nd annual Burien Pride Festival at Town Square Park

Photos courtesy Steph Brusig The second annual Burien Pride festival, sponsored by Blissful Knead and Kaiser Permanente (as well as The B-Town Blog), saw approximately 5,000 attendees – an increase... [Read more]

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Chase Bret the Brat through the streets of Burien with this fast, fun and frivolous 5K run – coming Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 – to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian... [Read more]

Kick-off Strawberry Days weekend with Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Saturday

Kick-off Strawberry Days weekend with Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Saturday

Kick-off Strawberry Days weekend this Saturday, June 16, 2018, with the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. – Noon at the Burien Fire Station. On the menu: Pancakes Black Forest Ham Strawberries Orange... [Read more]

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby & save $$ at Highline Bears game Friday night

Come ‘Stuff the Bus’ for WestSide Baby when the Highline Bears take on the North Sound Emeralds this Friday night, June 15. For every package of diapers you bring to the game, the Highline... [Read more]

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon will be Wed., June 20

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon will be Wed., June 20

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South club will be celebrating its 60th year assisting women and girls in our community through fundraising and advocacy efforts with its annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Exchange Club of Highline’s annual Toilet Paper Drive is this Saturday, June 9

Exchange Club of Highline’s annual Toilet Paper Drive is this Saturday, June 9

This Saturday, June 9, the Exchange Club of Highline will be holding their annual Toilet Paper Drive. Butt wait – why a Toilet Paper Drive? You ask…? Did you know that you can’t buy toilet... [Read more]

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

During Discover Burien’s community festival ‘Strawberry Days’ – at Town Square Park the weekend of June 16 and 17 – there will be a Cornhole Tournament for Relay for Life. This... [Read more]

‘Journey to Transformation’ fundraiser for Transform Burien will be Wed., June 27

‘Journey to Transformation’ fundraiser for Transform Burien will be Wed., June 27

‘Journey to Transformation’ – a fundraiser dinner for Transform Burien – will be held on Wednesday, June 27, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “For the past... [Read more]

FREE Slot Car races at Normandy Park United Church of Christ this Sunday

FREE Slot Car races at Normandy Park United Church of Christ this Sunday

From 1-5 p.m. this Sunday, June 3, there will be two slot car tracks set up and snacks, along with beverages as well. “Need someone to chat with, want to race some cars, or just chill, this is... [Read more]

PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20

PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20

UPDATE: The time for this event has been changed to 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: PacWest Little League’s Carnival will be this Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Little League baseball fields... [Read more]

Burien native Larry J. Snyder holding Book Release fundraiser June 12

Burien native Larry J. Snyder holding Book Release fundraiser June 12

Which One Am I? Book Release Benefit Event Tuesday, June 12 Come celebrate the release of Author – and native Burienite – Larry J. Snyder’s second book, ‘Which One am I, 12 Extraordinary... [Read more]

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum will be hosting its annual Hydro Fever Open House on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is FREE. Come and see your favorite vintage hydroplanes... [Read more]

May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is “Music4Life Month” say County Executives Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties. Music4Life™ (www.Music4Life.org)... [Read more]

Engender International hosting Flower Arranging Class on Saturday, May 12

Engender International hosting Flower Arranging Class on Saturday, May 12

Burien based non-profit Engender International is continuing its series of events that highlight the work of women makers with a flower arranging class on Saturday, May 12 – just in time for Mother’s... [Read more]

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Hazel Valley Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty students however, the day isn’t... [Read more]

GiveBIG is Wednesday, May 9 & here’s how you can help local non-profits

GiveBIG is Wednesday, May 9 & here’s how you can help local non-profits

GiveBIG – a one-day online giving campaign by the Seattle Foundation to raise funds for local nonprofits – will be held on Wednesday, May 9, and here’s how YOU can help our local non-profits. Scroll... [Read more]

REMINDER: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale is this Saturday, May 5!

REMINDER: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale is this Saturday, May 5!

REMINDER: Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares, with the next event set for this Saturday, May 5! Come to this amazing sale to find hundreds... [Read more]

Big Picture High School Senior starts first aid project for local homeless

Big Picture High School Senior starts first aid project for local homeless

Alexia Guajardo is a Senior at Highline Big Picture High School, and she is building a Senior Thesis Project around homelessness. “I brainstormed how my project could engage in my career interest,... [Read more]

Burien Community Church holding Rummage Sale on May 4, 5 & 12

Burien Community Church holding Rummage Sale on May 4, 5 & 12

Burien Community Church will be holding a Rummage Sale on May 4 and 5, as well as on May 12. “The donations have been generous and we’ll have everything from furniture to clothes to baked goods.” The... [Read more]

Know a student who needs a prom dress? Project PROMise can help!

Know a student who needs a prom dress? Project PROMise can help!

Do you know a high school student who wants to go to prom but needs help? The Highline Schools Foundation would love to help them with this special day! At Project PROMise, a personal shopper will help... [Read more]