Volunteer Section

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Don’t miss your chance to learn from a Master Artist while collaborating to create a work of art that will be permanently displayed along Des Moines’ beautiful... [Read more]

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 27

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 27

The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center in Steve Cox Memorial Park. Doors open at 2 p.m., and admission... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation training begins Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Salmon Investigation training begins Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Salmon Investigation training will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4: SIGN-UP to participate in the annual Community Salmon Investigation to track spawning salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks! Salmon... [Read more]

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Are you between 14 – 18 years old? Are you looking for a place where you can express yourself? Let the Highline Historical Society know – they’re forming a Teen Advisory Committee! “We... [Read more]

Mary’s Place holding Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25

Mary’s Place holding Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25

The community is invited to join a BBQ Open House Celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the new Mary’s Place Family Center, located at 12845 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien (map below). Food... [Read more]

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Local resident Riess Magee is working on an Eagle Scout Project at Chelsea Park, installing steps on an eroded trail from the playground down to the soccer field below. Riess is from Troop #392 of Normandy... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. “Join your friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore this community treasure. Get outside before... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive being held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Whole blood and platelet donations accepted at this drive! We never know who it will be... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at new Highline Heritage Museum

Volunteers needed to help at new Highline Heritage Museum

Volunteers are needed to help at the new Highline Heritage Museum, beginning this Friday, Sept. 14. Nancy Salguero McKay, the Curator of Collections, is seeking help: PACKING: People interested in carefully... [Read more]

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Our Burien Library is a wonderful community resource for free books, media, arts and cultural events, classes and so much more. “However, less tax funding means more difficulty maintaining our current... [Read more]

International Coastal Cleanup will be at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Sept. 15

International Coastal Cleanup will be at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Sept. 15

Volunteers are needed for an International Coastal Cleanup, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. – Noon at Seahurst Park. Here’s more from our friends at the Environmental Science... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to Survey Salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks this fall

Volunteers needed to Survey Salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks this fall

Volunteers are needed to help monitor how salmon are doing in our local streams, between October through December, to observe spawning salmon and collect data on dead salmon. A Community Salmon Investigation... [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]

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]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Tuesday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Tuesday

Please help end the summer blood shortage – donate at A Blood Drive being held at the Burien Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Click HERE to schedule online! “Walk-ins... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound releases statement on Horizon Air incident

Quiet Skies Puget Sound releases statement on Horizon Air incident

Quiet Skies Puget Sound released the following statement about the tragic Horizon Air incident that started at Sea-Tac Airport Friday night, Aug. 10, and resulted in the death of grounds crew member Richard... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Mary’s Place is seeking Volunteers to help them prepare their new Burien home, a family shelter opening at the former Lakeside Milam Recovery Center site. Several Volunteer Work Parties are scheduled... [Read more]

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Non-profit City Fruit is seeking tree owners in South King County to join its growing fruit sharing community as the organization prepares for its first major Harvest outside Seattle. Earlier this year... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive that will be held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19: To learn more about donating platelets, click here. During summer, the community’s blood supply drops... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable fish and wildlife habitat. “Join... [Read more]

REMINDER: Donors needed for Blood Drive at Community Center this Thursday

REMINDER: Donors needed for Blood Drive at Community Center this Thursday

REMINDER: Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center this Thursday, June 21. The drive will run from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., then from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. 45 minutes of your time... [Read more]

Blood Drive will be held at Burien Community Center on Thursday, June 21

Blood Drive will be held at Burien Community Center on Thursday, June 21

A Blood Drive will be held at the Burien Community Center on Thursday, June 21. 45 minutes of your time donating blood can potentially save up to 3 lives. Donations of all 8 blood types are needed daily. WHEN:... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday

Volunteers are needed to join friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, Jun 16, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. The weather forecast is calling for sunshine and temperatures... [Read more]