Fundraiser Section

Crawl before you run at the ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14

Crawl before you run at the ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14

What better way to prepare for the March 16 “Cove to Clover Classic” 5k fundraiser run than by crawling in the benefit Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14? That’s right – there just... [Read more]

Burien Eagles’ ‘Western Night’ fundraiser for Hospitality House is March 15

Burien Eagles’ ‘Western Night’ fundraiser for Hospitality House is March 15

The Burien Eagles will be holding a “Western Night” fundraiser on Saturday, March 15, with dinner, music, raffles and even an ‘Outlaw Jail.” “Put on a cowboy hat and boots,... [Read more]

Highline & Aviation High School Bands holding ‘Big Band Dance’ March 22

Highline & Aviation High School Bands holding ‘Big Band Dance’ March 22

The Highline and Aviation High School Bands will be holding a ‘Spring Big Band Dance’ on Saturday, March 22 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School Cafeteria. Dance to your favorite... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ competition is this Wednesday, March 5 – to place your vote, click here. Winners will be announced at the organization’s... [Read more]

Saturday could be last chance to attend jazz festival in historic Masonic castle

Saturday could be last chance to attend jazz festival in historic Masonic castle

This Saturday (March 8), YOU can enjoy a great party and share in making a little history at the perfect setting for a classic jazz festival – the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. It will... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding annual Lenten Fish Dinner on Friday, March 7

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding annual Lenten Fish Dinner on Friday, March 7

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be holding their annual Lenten fish dinner on Friday, March 7 from 5 – 7 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi in Burien. “Come and enjoy good food and friends,” reads... [Read more]

Knights of Columbus holding Salmon Dinner on Friday, March 7

Knights of Columbus holding Salmon Dinner on Friday, March 7

Knights of Columbus, St. Bernadette Council 13462 will be holding a Salmon Dinner on March 7, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Bernadette Parish Hall in Burien. “Join us for Dinner and Fellowship!” Menu... [Read more]

An exclusive interview with Cove to Clover Creator/Organizer John Nelson

An exclusive interview with Cove to Clover Creator/Organizer John Nelson

Area resident John Nelson first created the now-iconic ‘Cove to Clover’ 5k fundraiser race in 2009, and this year the 6th annual race will be held on Sunday, March 16, with a Pub Crawl on Friday night, March 14…

Get down at 70′s Disco Party and help raise money for Autism on March 8

Get down at 70′s Disco Party and help raise money for Autism on March 8

A ’70′s Disco’ themed fundraiser for Autism Awareness will be held at Burien Eagles on March 8. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and music starts at 7:30 p.m. The theme is ’70s night and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: This Friday, Feb 28, is the last day to register for your chance to win two Seattle Mariners tickets AND also receive the discounted $35 5K registration fee for ‘Cove to Clover Classic,’... [Read more]

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Vocalist Kerry Wallingford and her trio will perform jazz standards at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday, March 2. Wallingford regularly takes the stage at Seattle jazz clubs, including... [Read more]

2nd Annual C.A.R.E.S. ‘Open Bite Nite’ raises $4,500 for local animal control

2nd Annual C.A.R.E.S. ‘Open Bite Nite’ raises $4,500 for local animal control

Homeless Burien pets got a boost Saturday night when C.A.R.E.S. hosted another successful “Bite Nite” fundraiser, raising around $4,500. Over 80 people attended the annual variety show, which was... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations are now open for the Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards, which will include both a Breakfast and Bash. This year’s theme is “We Are Highline,” which “celebrates... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty. I am in the... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help keep ‘Meals on Wheels’ rolling in Burien

Volunteers needed to help keep ‘Meals on Wheels’ rolling in Burien

Volunteers are needed to help keep ‘Meals on Wheels’ working for Burien seniors: Back-up Drivers: Back-up Drivers are needed to deliver meals in Burien for a couple of hours on Thursday mornings,... [Read more]

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Gypsy Jazz stand-out Pearl Django will perform at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Sunday, March 2 at the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. With a performance history spanning almost two decades,... [Read more]

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover Classic – the area’s highlander 5K race coming Sunday, March 16 – begins at the base of an incline affectionately known as “Snake Hill,” triumphantly ascends to stunning views... [Read more]

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 12) two checks – for $8,160 each – were presented to both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks from Organizers from the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser…

B-Town D.O.G. holding fundraising Bake Sale this Friday, Feb. 14

B-Town D.O.G. holding fundraising Bake Sale this Friday, Feb. 14

The B-Town D.O.G. (Dog Owners Group) will be holding a fundraising Bake Sale (or rather “BaRK” Sale) in front of Burien Press (423 SW 152nd) this Friday, Feb. 14th (Valentines Day)…

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is back for its 10th year in Des Moines, and opening night – Friday, Feb. 28 – is ’15-Token Friday’! Your ticket that night will be good for 15 tasting tokens —five more than on Saturday and Sunday…

Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Feb. 28 & enter to win M’s tickets

Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Feb. 28 & enter to win M’s tickets

If you register for the Cove to Clover Classic (coming March 16) before Feb. 28, you’ll automatically be entered for a drawing for two tickets to the Seattle Mariners!

Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Would you like to contribute to your community and at the same time enjoy the Northwest’s best wines and great entertainment? You Can! Please join the Rotary Club of Des Moines as a valued Volunteer…

Hospitality House Women’s Shelter Spring Fling Fundraiser is March 8

Hospitality House Women’s Shelter Spring Fling Fundraiser is March 8

Hospitality House Women’s Shelter Spring Fling Fundraiser will be Saturday, March 8 at Highline Community College, starting at 6 p.m…

Highline Relay for Life kick-off event will be Sunday at HiLine Lanes

Highline Relay for Life kick-off event will be Sunday at HiLine Lanes

The kick-off for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Highline will be this Sunday, Feb. 9, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at HiLine Lanes…

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Empty Bowls’ sets record, raises nearly $17,000!

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Empty Bowls’ sets record, raises nearly $17,000!

The 9th Annual Burien Empty Bowls Fundraiser was a huge success with record breaking attendance – 1,185 people attended this year’s event held on Jan. 31, raising $16,820…

Help send local girls to their prom in style with Project PROMise

Help send local girls to their prom in style with Project PROMise

Project PROMise™ is the Highline Schools Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given to local students in need…