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March 11, 2017

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Great Beer. Great Music.  Great Cause

NORTHWEST ALE FEST

The Cove, Normandy Park, WA

Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers, listening to some spectacular music, and enjoying a night with friends – the Northwest Ale fest will be held on Saturday, March 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Cove in Normandy Park.

Admission is $30 and includes a beer tasting glass and six tasting tokens.  Additional tokens will be available for purchase.  Designated driver tickets ($5) will be available at the door. There will be 22 different beers to sample, food trucks, and live music performed by Molner Music.

All proceeds will benefit Orphan Relief & Rescue, an organization founded in response to the nature and magnitude of violence and neglect of orphaned children in West Africa.  Headquartered in Burien, our vision is to end injustice and see every child restored to their  true value.

The event is sponsored by Collins Chiropractic, Hot Feet Fitness, Burien Press, The B-Town Blog, and Tamera Duke from Windermere Real Estate.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or at http://nwalefest.com.

The Normandy Park Cove is located at 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive:

Start: March 11, 2017 3:00 pm
End: March 11, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Normandy Park Cove
Address:
1500 SW Shorebrook Drive, Normandy Park, WA, 98166, United States

March 10, 2017

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ awards dinner will be Friday, Mar. 10

Discover Burien announced its “Best of Burien” award winners, which will be presented at its annual Dinner and Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 10 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW.

The fundraiser dinner will start at 6 p.m.

“Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey to choose the recipients of these community awards,” Organizers said. “Discover Burien is proud to congratulate and announce this year’s award recipients.”

Here are the winners:

  • Educator of the year: Gloria Witters-Burien Cooperative Pre-school
  • Best Burien Restaurant: Elliot Bay Brewhouse and Pub
  • Best Burien Beverage: The Point, “Get to the point” Cocktail
  • Exemplary Service Award: Dr. Aaron Collins, Collins Chiropractic
  • Charity of the Year: Burien Actors Theatre
  • Public Servant of the Year: Chris Craig, City of Burien
  • Audacious Innovator: Eliav Cohen, Seattle Ballooning
  • Burien Hero: Dr. Aaron Collins
  • Jeff Kearney Award: Jorden Amantea
  • Business Leader of the Year: Daniel Keane, Serenza Salon

You’re invited to join Burien’s community and business leaders to support the nonprofit service organization, Discover Burien, at its annual fundraiser and awards dinner event the “Best of Burien: Building a vibrant community through engagement.”

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Discover Burien office located at 427 SW 152nd Street in Burien. Tickets include dinner and drinks at $40 for Discover Burien Members, or $50 for non-members. The dinner is an opportunity to sample food from a variety of Burien restaurants.

You will also have a chance to bid on amazing silent auction items ranging from theater tickets to gift certificates.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Discover Burien and support its mission and programs to create and sustain a thriving and vibrant community in Burien.

This is the organizations largest annual fundraiser and is an opportunity to recognize dedicated community members who have made a real difference in Burien.

For more information please visit www.discoverburien.org, or call (206) 433-2882.

ABOUT DISCOVER BURIEN
The Discover Burien Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation working on economic development, business recruitment & retention, education, promotion and marketing of the Burien community. We are a membership based organization, but do not limit our services to only members, we include the entire Burien business community. We work with Burien businesses to find solutions to their problems to help educate or direct to resources that are available. We also work as a liaison between businesses and city hall to help streamline issues.

Start: March 10, 2017 6:00 pm
End: March 10, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Burien Community Center
Phone: (206) 433-2882
Address:
14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

March 4, 2017

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

A Fundraiser for Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be held Saturday, March 4 at St. Francis of Assisi Unity Hall.

The 2017 Spring Fling will be an evening of fun, music and an amazing dinner provided by students from Highline School District’s Puget Sound Skills Center Culinary Arts.

There will also be a Buffet Dinner, Wine/Beverage Bar, along with a silent and live auction.

Also, hear some Hospitality House Stories as shared by a graduate resident and the Executive Director.

“All of this to support the 17th year of effort to support homeless women with a 90 program to regain home, health and hope.  Come have a great evening for a great cause!”

WHEN: Saturday, March 4; Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

WHERE: St. Francis of Assisi Unity Hall, 15216 21st Ave SW.

TICKETS: Tickets are $50/each and available online www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2753278

INFO: More info at www.hospitalityhousesouthking.org

 

Start: March 4, 2017 6:15 pm
End: March 4, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: St. Francis of Assisi Unity Hall
Address:
15216 21st Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

Enjoy a ‘Seaside Soiree’ fundraiser for local students on Saturday, March 4

Have a whale of a time during a (sea)star studded evening benefiting local students on Saturday, March 4, starting at 5 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove.

The evening will include a previous student speaker, Surbhi Ghadia, who now studies oceanography at the University of Washington as well as the unveiling of new video footage of ESC’s impact on students during their Beach and Salmon Heros programs in South king County. There will be drawings for many high value items, such as Alaska Airline Tickets, flight simulations, resort and spa gift certificates and more. Enjoy environmentally themed carnival style games during the cocktail hour for a fun filled night!

Dinner is provided by Madre’s Kitchen, and is serving a delicious French Themed cuisine followed by a competitive Dessert Dash. Beer and wine will be available throughout the night, as well as a wine wall competition that includes a chance to win a bottle of Dom Perignon!

Don’t miss this exciting event! Proceeds from this event support over 9000 students who receive environmental education that focuses on continued curiosity, scientific inquiry and environmental stewardship.

Tickets are $75, and may be purchased at: http://envsciencecenter.org/seaside-soiree/

Seaside Soiree

  • Meet a naturalist
  • Drawings
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Games
  • Wine Wall
  • Dinner

More info at http://envsciencecenter.org/seaside-soiree/.

Start: March 4, 2017 5:00 pm
End: March 4, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Normany Park Cove
Address:
1500 SW Shorebook Drive, Normandy Park, WA, 98166, United States

Final day of Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser is Saturday, March 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March 4!

2017 Poverty Bay Wine Festival Presented by Rotary of Des Moines from bmesser on Vimeo.

With over 10% of available tickets already sold, this popular Rotary Club fundraiser is expected to have a record breaking attendance. Last year, 722 guests helped raise funds for deserving benificiaries such as seen here.

Be sure to reserve your seat before tickets are sold out. Tickets come with 10 tasting tokens, and can be purchased prior to the event at a discounted price of $35 per ticket at DrinkToMusic.Org. At the door tickets will cost $40.

Join the fun with live music, 20 local wineries, one local brewery, and one cidery. Besides drinks and music, a variety of food will be provided by Nibbles Seattle, Ivars Chowder and Fred Meyers cheese and small sandwiches.

Music Lineup:

  1. Danny Welsh @ Friday Evening 6:00 to 9:00

  2. Eric Madis @ Saturday 2:30 to 4:00

  3. Scott Lindenmuth @ Saturday 4:30 to 6:00

  4. Brian Butler @ Saturday 6:30 to 8:00

The fun doesn’t stop there for this year’s Poverty Bay Wine Festival. Put some money down to test your luck with the Wine Grab for your chance to win a high-end wine. In addition, each night you’ll have a chance to win a door prize at no charge. On Friday, enter to win a beautiful $400 hand blown vase from the Seattle Glass Blowing Studio. On Saturday, win a $800 gift certificate to have Chef David Boyd with Down to Earth Cuisine cook an all exclusive goumet meal for four in your home.

And that’s not all! Buy a $5 raffle ticket for a chance to win two round trip plane tickets on Alsakan Airlines at a $2500 value. Runner up gets two season passes to Centerstage Theatre, a $660 value.

PRE-FUNK AT LIGHTHOUSE THURS., MARCH 2
This year’s Poverty Bay Wine Festival kicks off the day before at the Lighthouse Lounge. Join many other Poverty Bay Wine Festival pre-funkers with this free-entry event.  Live music and tasty food will be present, along with a mystery door prize.

BLUES & BREWS WILL BE AUG. 26!
Are you more of a beer person? Well set aside time on August 26, 2017 for another popular fundraiser put on by the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park, the Blues & Brews Festival going on its eighth year, this festival brings a large crowd of blues and brews enthusiasts.

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is a 21 and over event. The event is located at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, located at 22030 Cliff Ave S. (map below).

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
If you would like to volunteer for the event, please contact Patrice at [email protected]. There will be free parking.

Also, only ADA assistive animals are allowed.

Start: March 4, 2017 12:00 pm
End: March 4, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium
Address:
22030 Cliff Ave South, Des Moines, WA, 98198, United States

March 3, 2017

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March 4!

2017 Poverty Bay Wine Festival Presented by Rotary of Des Moines from bmesser on Vimeo.

With over 10% of available tickets already sold, this popular Rotary Club fundraiser is expected to have a record breaking attendance. Last year, 722 guests helped raise funds for deserving benificiaries such as seen here.

Be sure to reserve your seat before tickets are sold out. Tickets come with 10 tasting tokens, and can be purchased prior to the event at a discounted price of $35 per ticket at DrinkToMusic.Org. At the door tickets will cost $40.

Join the fun with live music, 20 local wineries, one local brewery, and one cidery. Besides drinks and music, a variety of food will be provided by Nibbles Seattle, Ivars Chowder and Fred Meyers cheese and small sandwiches.

Music Lineup:

  1. Danny Welsh @ Friday Evening 6:00 to 9:00

  2. Eric Madis @ Saturday 2:30 to 4:00

  3. Scott Lindenmuth @ Saturday 4:30 to 6:00

  4. Brian Butler @ Saturday 6:30 to 8:00

The fun doesn’t stop there for this year’s Poverty Bay Wine Festival. Put some money down to test your luck with the Wine Grab for your chance to win a high-end wine. In addition, each night you’ll have a chance to win a door prize at no charge. On Friday, enter to win a beautiful $400 hand blown vase from the Seattle Glass Blowing Studio. On Saturday, win a $800 gift certificate to have Chef David Boyd with Down to Earth Cuisine cook an all exclusive goumet meal for four in your home.

And that’s not all! Buy a $5 raffle ticket for a chance to win two round trip plane tickets on Alsakan Airlines at a $2500 value. Runner up gets two season passes to Centerstage Theatre, a $660 value.

PRE-FUNK AT LIGHTHOUSE THURS., MARCH 2
This year’s Poverty Bay Wine Festival kicks off the day before at the Lighthouse Lounge. Join many other Poverty Bay Wine Festival pre-funkers with this free-entry event.  Live music and tasty food will be present, along with a mystery door prize.

BLUES & BREWS WILL BE AUG. 26!
Are you more of a beer person? Well set aside time on August 26, 2017 for another popular fundraiser put on by the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park, the Blues & Brews Festival going on its eighth year, this festival brings a large crowd of blues and brews enthusiasts.

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is a 21 and over event. The event is located at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, located at 22030 Cliff Ave S. (map below).

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
If you would like to volunteer for the event, please contact Patrice at [email protected]. There will be free parking.

Also, only ADA assistive animals are allowed.

Start: March 3, 2017 5:00 pm
End: March 3, 2017 10:00 pm
Venue: Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium
Address:
22030 Cliff Ave South, Des Moines, WA, 98198, United States

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner at St. Francis this Friday, March 3

This Friday, March 3 is the annual Boy Scout Troop #375 Fish Dinner at St. Francis of Assisi Church.

They will be serving wild Salmon and wild Cod, and scouts will cook Dutch Oven Desserts.

Scouts and families do all the food preparation, and clean up.

This is a fundraiser for scouting activities, ensuring that all the boys can attend scout camp and their many other monthly camp outs and other events.

Scouts will ge serving dinner from 5 – 7 p.m. this Friday.

The location is St. Francis Assisi Church in Burien, and access is from the back parking lot at SW 152nd Street and 21st Ave. SW behind the church building.

Start: March 3, 2017 5:00 pm
End: March 3, 2017 7:00 pm
Venue: St. Francis of Assisi
Address:
15236 21st Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

February 4, 2017

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up For Animals at the “Open Bite Night” fundraiser, benefiting Burien CARES on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m.

It will be held at The Burien Elks Lodge, located at 14006 1st Ave South.

  • Music, laughs, and more!
  • Live comedy featuring local comedians
  • Headliner Robert Pidde of Burien
  • Appetizers
  • No Host Bar
  • Silent Auction

Tickets are $20, and are on sale at CARES or Paws & Relax Doggie Day Care, both located at 909 SW 151st Street, or online at Buriencares.org.

This is an adults-only event, 21+ please.

Start: February 4, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 4, 2017 10:00 pm
Venue: Burien Elks Lodge
Address:
14006 1st Ave South, Burien, WA, United States

January 27, 2017

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls DINNER will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Lucy Mendez, left, and Jeannie Rodriquez show off their fish-shaped bowls at the 2013 event. Photo by Scott Schaefer.

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW.

Last year’s fundraiser had 1,125 guests and brought in $18,205, which was split between the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks.

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host Empty Bowls 2017.

Empty Bowls events can be found around the country raising money to combat hunger in our communities.  Potters have donated  bowls to be filled with soup at this fun event…and all are invited!

Your donation will get you the opportunity to pick out a beautiful handmade bowl, as well as a simple but wonderful meal of soup, bread, drink and dessert donated by area businesses.

Proceeds will go to the Highline Food Bank and White Center Food Bank.

They will also host a raffle/auction of beautiful handmade serving bowls  and platters, and wine!  Wine sampling from 4-5pm, and wine for purchase from 4–8 p.m.

For more information, please call (206) 988-3700.

To volunteer, please contact Gina Kallman at [email protected]

Click here to see our previous, extensive support and coverage of this great local fundraiser.

Here are the details:

WHEN: Friday, January 27, 2017

  • Lunch: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4 – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Avenue SW

COST:

  • $15 minimum donation for adults
  • $10 minimum donation for children

Start: January 27, 2017 4:00 pm
End: January 27, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Burien Community Center
Phone: (206) 988-3700
Address:
14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls LUNCH will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Lucy Mendez, left, and Jeannie Rodriquez show off their fish-shaped bowls at the 2013 event. Photo by Scott Schaefer.

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW.

Last year’s fundraiser had 1,125 guests and brought in $18,205, which was split between the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks.

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host Empty Bowls 2017.

Empty Bowls events can be found around the country raising money to combat hunger in our communities.  Potters have donated  bowls to be filled with soup at this fun event…and all are invited!

Your donation will get you the opportunity to pick out a beautiful handmade bowl, as well as a simple but wonderful meal of soup, bread, drink and dessert donated by area businesses.

Proceeds will go to the Highline Food Bank and White Center Food Bank.

They will also host a raffle/auction of beautiful handmade serving bowls  and platters, and wine!  Wine sampling from 4-5pm, and wine for purchase from 4–8 p.m.

For more information, please call (206) 988-3700.

To volunteer, please contact Gina Kallman at [email protected]

Click here to see our previous, extensive support and coverage of this great local fundraiser.

Here are the details:

WHEN: Friday, January 27, 2017

  • Lunch: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4 – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Avenue SW

COST:

  • $15 minimum donation for adults
  • $10 minimum donation for children

Start: January 27, 2017 11:00 am
End: January 27, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Burien Community Center
Phone: (206) 988-3700
Address:
14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

January 17, 2017

Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity will be Jan. 17 at The Point

A Karaoke Fundraiser for local animal charity The Gilded Feather Foundation (GFF) will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. at The Point, located at 435 SW 152nd Street in Burien.

The GFF was founded in 2016 to host an event contributing to the education of exotic companion bird owners, with the latest developments in nutrition and behavior, thereby helping lower the amounts of exotic birds that end up in local rescues and/or sanctuaries that are already so overcrowded.

The GFF also chooses a local non-profit animal organization to be the recipient of an annual grant awarded by the board of directors.

This event will feature Tito’s vodka and all sales from Tito’s vodka will go towards the charitable fundraising efforts. There will be a special Tito’s bar set up in the back for convenience.

Raffle tickets will be sold during the event and will be drawn throughout the duration for special donated prizes.

Local Seattle Karaoke “K.J.” Christopher Mychael will be the karaoke host for this event, bringing his years of experience, extensive catalog of songs and his own special flare to the Karaoke stage.

The event begins at 8 p.m., and concludes when the bar closes.

For more information, contact B.D. Butler at (206) 947-3068 or [email protected].

Start: January 17, 2017 8:00 pm
End: January 17, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: The Point
Phone: (206) 947-3068
Address:
435 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

January 7, 2017

Southgate Eastern Star will be happy to recycle your Christmas Tree on Jan. 7

Don’t know what to do with your old Christmas Tree?

Southgate Eastern Star is happy to recycle it back to nature:

WHEN: Saturday, January 7, 2017: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Southgate Masonic Hall, located at 1004 SW 152nd Street in Burien (map below).

COST: $5.00 donations are gladly accepted!

No flocked trees please.

For more information, please call Jan Fernandez at 206.849.7906.

Start: January 7, 2017 9:00 am
End: January 7, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Southgate Masonic Hall
Phone: 206.849.7906
Address:
1004 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

Boy Scout Troop #392 holding Christmas Tree Recycling events Dec. 31 & Jan. 7

Boy Scout Troop #392 will be holding two Christmas Tree Recycling events:

  • Saturday, Dec. 31
  • Saturday, Jan. 7

Both events will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church (109 SW Normandy Rd).

Please no Decorations, no flocked trees, no tinsel, or nails.

“We will be chipping the trees into mulch!”

AND…donations will be accepted!

Start: January 7, 2017 9:00 am
End: January 7, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: John Knox Presbyterian Church
Address:
109 SW Normandy Road, Normandy Park, WA, 98166, United States

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle Christmas Trees on Jan. 7 & 8

Burien-based Boy Scout Troop #375 will be doing their annual Christmas Tree Recycle the weekend of Jan. 7 & 8 at the Burien FOE Eagles Lodge, located at 920 SW 149th Street.

On both Saturday and Sunday, scouts will be out grabbing old trees from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Suggested donation is $5 per tree.

“Give your Tree a second chance and Donate Today!”

More info here: http://www.bsatroop375burien.com/christmas-tree-recycle-

Start: January 7, 2017
End: January 8, 2017
Venue: Burien FOE Eagles Lodge
Address:
920 SW 149th Street, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

December 31, 2016

Boy Scout Troop #392 holding Christmas Tree Recycling events Dec. 31 & Jan. 7

Boy Scout Troop #392 will be holding two Christmas Tree Recycling events:

  • Saturday, Dec. 31
  • Saturday, Jan. 7

Both events will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church (109 SW Normandy Rd).

Please no Decorations, no flocked trees, no tinsel, or nails.

“We will be chipping the trees into mulch!”

AND…donations will be accepted!

Start: December 31, 2016 9:00 am
End: December 31, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: John Knox Presbyterian Church
Address:
109 SW Normandy Road, Normandy Park, WA, 98166, United States