Upcoming Events

June 20, 2018

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, June 20.

They will be awarding over $57,000 to several local organizations that promote the Soroptimist mission of “improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.”

Award beneficiaries include: Vision House, The Genesis Project, Highline College Women’s Program, Hospitality House, Titusville, Malawi Orphan Milk Fund, and Foster High School FBLA program; as well as their signature Soroptimist award program, the “Live Your Dream” award which benefits a female head of household who is furthering her education.

They will also be inducting their new board of directors and officers.

Please RSVP no later than June 18 if you are able to attend to: [email protected].

WHAT: Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon

WHEN: Wednesday, June 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Galliano’s Cucina, 16435 Military Rd S, SeaTac, WA (map below)

TICKETS: To RSVP, email [email protected] by June 18.

MORE INFO: http://www.siseattlesouth.org

Start: June 20, 2018 11:30 am
End: June 20, 2018 1:30 pm
Venue: Galliano's Cucina
Address:
16435 Military Rd South, SeaTac, WA, 98188, United States

June 21, 2018

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center 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: Thursday June 21: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., and from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Burien Community Center Hilltop Room (14700 6th Ave SW, Burien 98166)

RSVP: Sign-ups at www.bloodworksnw.org or donors can click on this link to go directly to the appointment page:

https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=658A

If you prefer to have the blood center book an appointment for them (rather than sign themselves up) please contact the scheduling dept. at: [email protected] or 1-800-398-7888 Ext 2

For more info:

Nikki Watkinson
Bloodworks Northwest representative
Office (206) 444-2972
[email protected]

Follow Bloodworks Northwest on LinkedInFacebook, and Twitter

Start: June 21, 2018 9:30 am
End: June 21, 2018 11:30 pm
Venue: Burien Community Center
Phone: (206) 444-2972
Address:
14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

June 22, 2018

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre Friday night

Dancers in rehearsal for unique new dance performance HERE // HEAR by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, presented by Burien Actors Theatre from June 22 to 24. Photos courtesy Kris Wheeler.

Burien Actors Theatre presents HERE // HEAR, a unique full-evening length, new dance performance by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, with performances from June 22 – 24.

There is plenty of free on-site parking.

“HERE // HEAR”
With movement chorus and live singing, HERE // HEAR is designed to be an immersive experience into sounds that become music and movement impulses that become dance.  

HERE // HEAR aims to activate the audience’s own states of listening and seeing. HERE // HEAR is a celebration of moving bodies and moving voices, stillness, silence, sound, and attentive response to change.

PERFORMANCES:

  • Friday June 22 at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday June 24 at 2 p.m.

Burien Actors Theatre is located at 14501 4th Ave. S.W. in Burien.

TICKETS
Ticket prices range from $7 to $20. Student tickets are just $10.

For tickets or other information, go to www.burienactorstheatre.org or call 206-242-5180.

HERE // HEAR is sponsored by 4Culture and Pickled & Preserved.

CHOREOGRAPHER AND PERFORMERS
Director/choreographer Kris Wheeler was a soloist in the 1970s and 1980s with Seattle’s American Contemporary Dance Company (ACDC, directed by the legendary Joan Skinner), and Robert Davidson’s Aerial Ensemble. Kris taught contemporary dance, improvisation and composition, including Contact Improvisation, around the United States, in Europe and on the faculty of the University of Washington’s dance program. She trained in clinical psychology, and then at 50, returned to the studio to continue to make dance. Over the last three years Wheeler has been working with dancers in the exploration of specific improvisational dance practices. This work has become HERE // HEAR.

Singer Ivory Smith is a Seat­tle-based com­poser, sound designer, pro­ducer and teacher. Ivory Smith has been musi­cal direc­tor or co-director for sev­eral acclaimed projects includ­ing Foot in Mouth, Lingo Productions and Ivory in Ice World. Her work has been show­cased at Bumbershoot, On the Boards and A Contemporary Theatre. She grew up study­ing piano, attended Cornish College of the Arts and grad­u­ated from Evergreen State College with a BA in Audio Engi­neer­ing and Non-Profit Busi­ness Man­age­ment. The breadth of her pro­fes­sional work is far reach­ing—from opera and jazz to build­ing and pro­gram­ming her own elec­tronic instru­ments.

Featured dancers are Noelle Chun, Katherine Cook, Mary Margaret Moore, Calie Swedberg and Kris Wheeler.

Start: June 22, 2018 8:00 pm
End: June 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Venue: Burien Actors Theatre
Phone: 206-242-5180
Address:
14501 4th Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

June 23, 2018

Enjoy Yoga by the Sound at Environmental Science Center Sat., June 23

Come hear about the environmental stewardship ESC is doing in the community before relaxing and rewinding at the Environmental Science Center in Seahurst Park on Saturday, June 23.

This event will run from 10 – 11 a.m.

ESC members attend this class for free, while members of the general public will be charged $15. Become an ESC member to attend for free and support environmental education!

“Open windows mean fresh air and natural sounds during this all-levels yoga practice!”

The class will be led by Teanna Gentry, Trainer and Director of Operations at Hot Feet Fitness in Burien. With a focus on holistic health and sustainability, they have create a welcoming atmosphere for folks with any level of fitness experience. Classes range from high intensity fitness classes to restorative yin yoga, from senior yoga to practices for children. Specific to the feel within each of the classes, HFF instructors provide options for all body types and ability levels.

Beginners or experienced folks are welcome for this unique opportunity.The Center will not be heated, but open air, so that the sounds of birds, the sea, and the natural sounds of the park will be incorporated into the hour long practice.

Please bring your own mat and water bottle, we will provide all additional props.

WHO: Hot Feet Fitness and Environmental Science Center

WHAT: Yoga by the Sea. Come hear about the environmental stewardship ESC is doing in the community before relaxing and rewinding in our center in Seahurst Park. Open windows mean fresh air and natural sounds during this all levels yoga practice!

WHEN: Saturday, June 23, 10-11am

WHERE: The Environmental Science Center in Seahurst Park:

Start: June 23, 2018 10:00 am
End: June 23, 2018 11:00 am
Venue: Environmental Science Center
Address:
2220 SW Seahurst Park Rd, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre Saturday night

Dancers in rehearsal for unique new dance performance HERE // HEAR by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, presented by Burien Actors Theatre from June 22 to 24. Photos courtesy Kris Wheeler.

Burien Actors Theatre presents HERE // HEAR, a unique full-evening length, new dance performance by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, with performances from June 22 – 24.

There is plenty of free on-site parking.

“HERE // HEAR”
With movement chorus and live singing, HERE // HEAR is designed to be an immersive experience into sounds that become music and movement impulses that become dance.  

HERE // HEAR aims to activate the audience’s own states of listening and seeing. HERE // HEAR is a celebration of moving bodies and moving voices, stillness, silence, sound, and attentive response to change.

PERFORMANCES:

  • Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday June 24 at 2 p.m.

Burien Actors Theatre is located at 14501 4th Ave. S.W. in Burien.

TICKETS
Ticket prices range from $7 to $20. Student tickets are just $10.

For tickets or other information, go to www.burienactorstheatre.org or call 206-242-5180.

HERE // HEAR is sponsored by 4Culture and Pickled & Preserved.

CHOREOGRAPHER AND PERFORMERS
Director/choreographer Kris Wheeler was a soloist in the 1970s and 1980s with Seattle’s American Contemporary Dance Company (ACDC, directed by the legendary Joan Skinner), and Robert Davidson’s Aerial Ensemble. Kris taught contemporary dance, improvisation and composition, including Contact Improvisation, around the United States, in Europe and on the faculty of the University of Washington’s dance program. She trained in clinical psychology, and then at 50, returned to the studio to continue to make dance. Over the last three years Wheeler has been working with dancers in the exploration of specific improvisational dance practices. This work has become HERE // HEAR.

Singer Ivory Smith is a Seat­tle-based com­poser, sound designer, pro­ducer and teacher. Ivory Smith has been musi­cal direc­tor or co-director for sev­eral acclaimed projects includ­ing Foot in Mouth, Lingo Productions and Ivory in Ice World. Her work has been show­cased at Bumbershoot, On the Boards and A Contemporary Theatre. She grew up study­ing piano, attended Cornish College of the Arts and grad­u­ated from Evergreen State College with a BA in Audio Engi­neer­ing and Non-Profit Busi­ness Man­age­ment. The breadth of her pro­fes­sional work is far reach­ing—from opera and jazz to build­ing and pro­gram­ming her own elec­tronic instru­ments.

Featured dancers are Noelle Chun, Katherine Cook, Mary Margaret Moore, Calie Swedberg and Kris Wheeler.

Start: June 23, 2018 8:00 pm
End: June 23, 2018 10:00 pm
Venue: Burien Actors Theatre
Phone: 206-242-5180
Address:
14501 4th Ave. S.W., Burien, WA, 98166, United States

June 24, 2018

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre Sunday afternoon

Dancers in rehearsal for unique new dance performance HERE // HEAR by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, presented by Burien Actors Theatre from June 22 to 24. Photos courtesy Kris Wheeler.

Burien Actors Theatre presents HERE // HEAR, a unique full-evening length, new dance performance by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, with performances from June 22 – 24.

There is plenty of free on-site parking.

“HERE // HEAR”
With movement chorus and live singing, HERE // HEAR is designed to be an immersive experience into sounds that become music and movement impulses that become dance.  

HERE // HEAR aims to activate the audience’s own states of listening and seeing. HERE // HEAR is a celebration of moving bodies and moving voices, stillness, silence, sound, and attentive response to change.

PERFORMANCES:

  • Sunday June 24 at 2 p.m.

Burien Actors Theatre is located at 14501 4th Ave. S.W. in Burien.

TICKETS
Ticket prices range from $7 to $20. Student tickets are just $10.

For tickets or other information, go to www.burienactorstheatre.org or call 206-242-5180.

HERE // HEAR is sponsored by 4Culture and Pickled & Preserved.

CHOREOGRAPHER AND PERFORMERS
Director/choreographer Kris Wheeler was a soloist in the 1970s and 1980s with Seattle’s American Contemporary Dance Company (ACDC, directed by the legendary Joan Skinner), and Robert Davidson’s Aerial Ensemble. Kris taught contemporary dance, improvisation and composition, including Contact Improvisation, around the United States, in Europe and on the faculty of the University of Washington’s dance program. She trained in clinical psychology, and then at 50, returned to the studio to continue to make dance. Over the last three years Wheeler has been working with dancers in the exploration of specific improvisational dance practices. This work has become HERE // HEAR.

Singer Ivory Smith is a Seat­tle-based com­poser, sound designer, pro­ducer and teacher. Ivory Smith has been musi­cal direc­tor or co-director for sev­eral acclaimed projects includ­ing Foot in Mouth, Lingo Productions and Ivory in Ice World. Her work has been show­cased at Bumbershoot, On the Boards and A Contemporary Theatre. She grew up study­ing piano, attended Cornish College of the Arts and grad­u­ated from Evergreen State College with a BA in Audio Engi­neer­ing and Non-Profit Busi­ness Man­age­ment. The breadth of her pro­fes­sional work is far reach­ing—from opera and jazz to build­ing and pro­gram­ming her own elec­tronic instru­ments.

Featured dancers are Noelle Chun, Katherine Cook, Mary Margaret Moore, Calie Swedberg and Kris Wheeler.

Start: June 24, 2018 2:00 pm
End: June 24, 2018 4:00 pm
Venue: Burien Actors Theatre
Phone: 206-242-5180
Address:
14501 4th Ave. S.W., Burien, WA, 98166, United States

June 27, 2018

‘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 17 years, Transform Burien has provided food and services to those suffering from homelessness in our city,” reads an announcement. “Their goal is to break the cycle of homelessness by providing for practical needs while also coaching with goal-setting, life planning, and accountability. With your help, we can work toward solving the problem of homelessness in Burien!”

The dinner will feature comedian The Brett Hollis as the evening’s MC, along with live music by Alec Shaw and Zan Fiskum.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.

COST:

  • Individual seats are $50 each
  • Table (seats 8) $350 (savings of $50)

Seating is LIMITED so make sure to register today!

If you can’t attend the dinner, but would still like to donate to Transform Burien, you can visit their website at www.transformoutreach.org.

Transform Burien works with the following Churches:

  • Deeper Church
  • Boulevard Park Church
  • Burien Church
  • Burien Evangelical Church
  • Gathering Place Foursquare Church
  • Highline Christian Church
  • Living Hope Church of the Nazarene
  • New Life Church Burien Campus
  • Seattle Open Door Church
  • Taproot Church
  • Three Tree Community Church
  • Redemption Church
  • St. Francis of Assisi Parish
  • Glen Acres Church of Christ

Transform Burien:

The Burien Community Center is located at 14700 6th Ave SW:

Start: June 27, 2018 6:00 pm
End: June 27, 2018 8:00 pm
Venue: Burien Community Center
Phone: (206) 839-6620
Address:
14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

June 30, 2018

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be Saturday, June 30

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 10 a.m. – Noon at Moshier Community Art Center.

SUMMER IS HERE… LET’S GET OUT & PLAY!

Event includes:

  • Touch a Truck
  • A Field of Inflatables
  • Sports Activities
  • Food Trucks
  • and lots of Hands-On Art!

“All ages are invited to this new event!”

More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1972438949497896/

Moshier Community Art Center is located at 430 S. 156th Street:

Start: June 30, 2018 10:00 am
End: June 30, 2018 12:00 pm
Venue: Moshier Art Center
Address:
430 S. 156th Street, Burien, WA, 98148, United States

Burien’s new ‘Great Day of Play’ will be at Moshier Field on Saturday, June 30

Burien’s new – and FREE – ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join in and have FUN at the Great Day of Play, featuring:

  • Touch-A-Truck
  • Field of inflatables
  • Sports activities
  • Food trucks
  • Hands-on art at the Moshier Art Center!

All ages are invited to this new, FREE event!

WHAT: ‘GREAT DAY OF PLAY!’ – SUMMER IS HERE… LET’S GET OUT AND PLAY!

WHERE: Moshier Fields and Art Center, 430 S. 156th Street (map below)

WHEN: Saturday, June 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For more info:

Start: June 30, 2018 10:00 am
End: June 30, 2018 2:00 pm
Venue: Moshier Fields & Art Center
Phone: 206-988-3700
Address:
430 S. 156th Street, Burien, WA, 98148, United States

FREE Community Shred Day will be at Sunrise Financial on Saturday, June 30

From Advertiser Sunrise Financial Services:

A FREE Community Shred Day event will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Sunrise Financial, located a 2108 SW 152nd Street.

This event is designed to help you combat fraud and identity theft, as well as do some spring cleaning.

Organizers will have a shred truck ready to devour your sensitive documents while you watch.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

“We hope to see you there!”

WHAT: FREE Community Shred Day

WHEN: Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/435490573568898/

WHERE: Sunrise Financial, 2108 SW 152nd Street, Burien WA 98166:

Start: June 30, 2018 11:00 am
End: June 30, 2018 2:00 pm
Venue: Sunrise Financial Services
Address:
2108 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA, 98166, United States