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Two Burien projects up for water quality grants from Department of Ecology

Two Burien projects up for water quality grants from Department of Ecology

The Washington State Department of Ecology’s Water Quality Program administers four major funding programs under the Integrated Water Quality Financial Assistance Program through an annual funding cycle,... [Read more]

Burien’s Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7

Burien’s Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7

The annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball is set for Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Burien Community Center, with two sessions: 5:30 – 7 p.m. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Registration*: $35, or just $30... [Read more]

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Burien Parks announced Thursday (Jan. 15) that they’ll be holding Men’s Drop-In Basketball on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sylvester Middle School Gym. The cost if $4 per night, ages 16... [Read more]

City of Burien on Eagle Landing Park: ‘unlikely that the stairs will reopen soon’

City of Burien on Eagle Landing Park: ‘unlikely that the stairs will reopen soon’

The City of Burien on Tuesday (Dec. 30) made the following announcement about Eagle Landing Park – closed on Dec. 12, and as we reported on Monday getting much worse: “It is unlikely that the... [Read more]

PHOTO: The bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park is toast

PHOTO: The bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park is toast

Eagle Landing Park neighbor John White points to the current state of the bottom portion of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Residents who use the stairs at Burien’s Eagle... [Read more]

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

Photos courtesy City of Burien. The City of Burien announced Friday afternoon (Dec. 12) that the entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park is now closed to the public, due to a “significant erosion... [Read more]

Meeting to discuss Dottie Harper Park Playground Replacement will be Dec. 10

Meeting to discuss Dottie Harper Park Playground Replacement will be Dec. 10

Click image to see larger version. A public meeting to review proposed designs for the upcoming renovation of the playground at Dottie Harper Park is planned for Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting... [Read more]

A new Eagle (carving) has landed in Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

A new Eagle (carving) has landed in Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

A new Eagle will stand guard at Burien’s Eagle Landing Park. On Monday afternoon (Nov. 10), a new wooden Eagle sculpture – carved by Artist Jack McEntire – was installed in the parking lot of... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds From ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds From ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’

This past Saturday as part of local Day of the Dead celebrations the annual Night of 1000 Pumpkins was held in Dottie Harper Park. This annual event began in 2009 as part of the closing gala for the Burien/Interim... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien Beach Party Celebrates Seahurst Park Renovation

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien Beach Party Celebrates Seahurst Park Renovation

To celebrate the completion of the work to restore the north shoreline at Seahurst Park, the Burien Parks folks threw a huge beach party on Friday, October 3 and invited the public to come experience the... [Read more]

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…