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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]

City of Burien seeking public’s help in naming new trail in NERA area

City of Burien seeking public’s help in naming new trail in NERA area

The City’s Parks and Recreation advisory board is looking for suggestions and nominations to help name a new trail to be located in the Northeast Redevelopment Area (NERA). The trail, currently called... [Read more]

Artist Mark Davidson’s ‘Evolution of the Fish’ at Community Center through Nov.

Artist Mark Davidson’s ‘Evolution of the Fish’ at Community Center through Nov.

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is pleased to present an exhibition by artist Mark Davidson at the Burien Community Center. The exhibition – titled “The Evolution of the Fish” –... [Read more]

‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser for Burien Seniors is Friday, Sept. 20

‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser for Burien Seniors is Friday, Sept. 20

Burien Senior Program’s annual spaghetti feed fundraiser is returning Friday, Sept. 20 with a delicious dinner, delightful drinks, amazing silent auction and enjoyable entertainment in Dean Martin... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday Night’s Arts-A-Glow Celebration!

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday Night’s Arts-A-Glow Celebration!

After a week of tumultuous weather leading up to Saturday’s big event, it was anyone’s guess what conditions would greet attendees as they made their way to Burien’s Dottie Harper Park. The... [Read more]

Burien’s ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession is coming Saturday, Sept. 7!

Burien’s ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession is coming Saturday, Sept. 7!

Burien’s unique (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival and Procession is coming to Dottie Harper Park from 5 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7! “A magical evening in the forest! Lantern... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for Seahurst Beach Restoration Project will be Sept. 16

Groundbreaking for Seahurst Beach Restoration Project will be Sept. 16

The Burien Parks and Recreation Department has announced that a groundbreaking event for the Seahurst Beach Restoration Project has been set for Monday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. State and local elected officials,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Burien’s annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival Sept. 7

Volunteers needed for Burien’s annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival Sept. 7

Our friends at Burien Parks are seeking Volunteers to help at their annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival, coming to Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Sept. 7. Volunteers are needed to: Help... [Read more]