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S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

Burien Parks will be celebrating the opening of the newly-restored Seahurst Park Beach with a special campout on Friday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.  “We may not have a traditional bonfire…but... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is holding a “Call For Artists” for their 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 10. About the Exhibition... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds from the Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds from the Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival

This past Saturday evening was an absolutely perfect night to be outdoors enjoying the weather, especially if you were at Dottie Harper Park in Burien for the 2014 Arts-A-Glow lantern festival! BTB’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Newly-restored Seahurst Park will re-open Monday, Aug. 25

REMINDER: Newly-restored Seahurst Park will re-open Monday, Aug. 25

Photos courtesy Burien Parks. Click images to see larger versions. REMINDER: Burien’s Seahurst Park will re-open at 8 a.m. this coming Monday, Aug. 25, allowing park visitors the chance to enjoy the... [Read more]

Shake things up at Burien Senior Program’s Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 19

Shake things up at Burien Senior Program’s Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 19

Burien Senior Program’s annual spaghetti feed fundraiser is returning Friday, Sept. 19, with a delicious 3 course dinner, glass of wine, amazing silent auction and rockin’ entertainment by Paul Rodriguez... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ finale is Thursday night at Burien Community Center

‘Music in the Park’ finale is Thursday night at Burien Community Center

UPDATE: Tonight’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert has been moved to the Burien Community Center due to rain. It will feature reggae music from Longstride, starting at 6:30 p.m. The Community... [Read more]

Burien Parks holding Free Family Fun Run – with prizes –on Friday, Aug. 15

Burien Parks holding Free Family Fun Run – with prizes –on Friday, Aug. 15

Burien Parks will be holding a Free Family Fun Run – with prizes – at Burien Town Square Park on Friday, Aug. 15. The Run will be from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., with check-in at 5:30 p.m., and the big raffle... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

The first-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day,’ a family event co-sponsored by the Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department and Collins Chiropractic, will be held at Burien Town Square... [Read more]

Burien’s 2014 ‘Music in the Park’ series starts Thursday, July 10

Burien’s 2014 ‘Music in the Park’ series starts Thursday, July 10

Burien’s 2014 “Music in the Park” series will take place Wednesday nights at North SeaTac Park (starting July 16), and Thursday nights at Lake Burien School Park (starting July 10). So... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ lineup announced for this summer

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ lineup announced for this summer

Burien Parks announced their 2014 “Music in the Park” concert series, to take place Wednesday nights at North SeaTac Park and Thursday nights at Lake Burien School Park. Here’s the lineup: Wednesday... [Read more]

UPDATE: Here’s the latest – with photos – on the Seahurst Restoration Project

UPDATE: Here’s the latest – with photos – on the Seahurst Restoration Project

Construction at the Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project has been focused on grading and storm drain work along the main park trail, wetland and south to the future picnic and new playground area,... [Read more]

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

This Thursday (May 1) is the grand opening day for the Burien Farmers Market – AND to help everyone cool off the fountain at Town Square Park will be turned on!

‘Spring SpEGGtacular’ will hop into Burien Community Center April 19

‘Spring SpEGGtacular’ will hop into Burien Community Center April 19

The annual ‘Spring SpEGGtacular’ will hop into the Burien Community Center on Saturday, April 19, from 9 – 11 a.m. “Here comes Peter Cottontail hoppin’ down the bunny trail, hippity... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Mother & Son Night of Fun’ is this Saturday, March 15

Burien Parks’ ‘Mother & Son Night of Fun’ is this Saturday, March 15

Burien Parks’ ‘Mother & Son Night of Fun’ event will be held at the Burien Community Center this Saturday, March 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “It’s a great opportunity... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for two work parties in Burien on Saturday, March 15

Volunteers needed for two work parties in Burien on Saturday, March 15

Our friends at Burien Parks are seeking Volunteers to help with two work parties set for Saturday, March 15: 9 a.m. – Noon: Arbor Lake Park, 12380 2nd Ave South; removing invasive plants and spreading... [Read more]

Council to review previous Community Center plans at Monday session

Council to review previous Community Center plans at Monday session

by Scott Schaefer The Burien City Council will review a presentation at its Monday, Feb. 24, Study Session about previous plans – last reviewed in 2008 – for a new Burien Community Center that were... [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…

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Help fight hunger in our community AND enjoy some great food at the 2014 ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser this Friday, Jan. 31 at the Burien Community Center…

UPDATE: All seawall debris has been removed from Seahurst Park

UPDATE: All seawall debris has been removed from Seahurst Park

The folks at Burien Parks are reporting that all of the seawall to be removed for the restoration at Seahurst Park has now been taken away from the site by barge. Work appears to be on track to be completed... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Major progress being made at Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project

PHOTOS: Major progress being made at Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project

On Thursday afternoon (Dec. 5), members of the media were given a tour of the restoration project at Burien’s Seahurst Park, so BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer donned a hard hat and took some... [Read more]

King Conservation District Grant to fund replacement of Eagle Landing stairs


King Conservation District Grant to fund replacement of Eagle Landing stairs


The damaged stairs at Eagle Landing Park in Feb., 2013. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The King Conservation District Board has approved a grant for $12,300 to support Burien Parks replacement of the chronically... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some scenes of – and an update on – Restoration Work at Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Some scenes of – and an update on – Restoration Work at Seahurst Park

Click image to see larger version. Above is the “plan view” of what a new playground new shelter area will look like after the project is finished at Burien’s Seahurst Park. The new site... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at two Burien Parks events this November

Volunteers needed to help at two Burien Parks events this November

Lisa Aumann from Burien Parks wants our Readers to know that there are two opportunities for Volunteers to help during November: Mark your calendars for a couple of events in NOVEMBER: Check the link to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More graffiti, vandalism committed in Burien parks over weekend

PHOTOS: More graffiti, vandalism committed in Burien parks over weekend

Burien Parks is reporting another round of graffiti and vandalism has hit our parks – this time at the Annex, Dottie Harper Park (including its historic sculpture by artist Richard Beyer, as well as... [Read more]

Taggers vandalize Burien Annex and Skatepark over weekend; reward offered

Taggers vandalize Burien Annex and Skatepark over weekend; reward offered

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is reporting that vandals tagged both the Annex and Skatepark last weekend (Oct. 12-13). “We’re still in the process of assessing the cost of damages,... [Read more]

Seahurst Park will close Monday, Oct. 28 to begin restoration project

Seahurst Park will close Monday, Oct. 28 to begin restoration project

It is official – according to a Tweet sent out by Burien Parks Tuesday (Oct. 15) – “Seahurst Park in #Burien to close Mon, Oct 28 to begin seawall removal & beach restoration project.” “This... [Read more]