Fundraiser Section

Hospitality House’s annual ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser will be Sept. 15

Hospitality House’s annual ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser will be Sept. 15

Hospitality House’s annual ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser will be held in downtown Burien on Saturday, Sept. 15. Hospitality House, founded in 2000, is a women’s shelter in south... [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]

Berkshire Hathaway Agents collect over 100 lbs. of food for Highline Food Bank

Berkshire Hathaway Agents collect over 100 lbs. of food for Highline Food Bank

Brittany Robinson and Samantha Teson – two agents from Burien’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest office (our Real Estate Sponsor) – were busy last week helping support the Highline Area... [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]

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]

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]

‘Hack to School’ Golf fundraiser for local schools will be Sept. 29

‘Hack to School’ Golf fundraiser for local schools will be Sept. 29

Come show your support and help raise funds to benefit Marvista Elementary, Gregory Heights and St. Francis of Assisi schools at the second annual ‘Hack to School’ Golf Tournament on Saturday,... [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]

Help local homeless students with Pearl Jam’s new ‘Home Shows’ project

Help local homeless students with Pearl Jam’s new ‘Home Shows’ project

Pearl Jam’s upcoming ‘Home Shows’ concerts in Seattle will be shining a light on the problem and solutions to homelessness, including for numerous local students. Currently, there... [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]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet ‘Pepper,’ my new Service Dog!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet ‘Pepper,’ my new Service Dog!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey B-Town readers! I know I say this... [Read more]

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Burien on Saturday, Aug. 11

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Burien on Saturday, Aug. 11

Photos courtesy Fred Hutch Obliteride Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through Puget Sound communities – including Burien – on Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate... [Read more]

White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast fundraiser is this Saturday, July 21

White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast fundraiser is this Saturday, July 21

The annual White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held this Saturday, July 21. “Come enjoy a breakfast and support our fundraising event!” It will be at the White Center Eagles location... [Read more]

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]