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VIDEO: Magical Arts-A-Glow grows its glow with additional space, attendance

VIDEO: Magical Arts-A-Glow grows its glow with additional space, attendance

On Saturday night, Sept. 8, the area around Burien’s Dottie Harper Park was dotted with dozens of cars trying to park, all in an effort to attend the city’s magical, annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’... [Read more]

Schedule & Artist info released for Burien’s ‘Arts-a-Glow,’ coming Sat. Sept. 8

Schedule & Artist info released for Burien’s ‘Arts-a-Glow,’ coming Sat. Sept. 8

Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet ‘Arts-a-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Dottie Harper Park. This FREE, annual event is not to be missed,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Three Musketeers’ FREE in the Park this Saturday, July 28

REMINDER: ‘The Three Musketeers’ FREE in the Park this Saturday, July 28

From left, Chris Allen (Aramis), Ben Symons (d’Artagnan), Daniel Wood (Athos), and Abby Nathan (Porthos) will have a sword-ed summer in GreenStage’s production of The Three Musketeers” at Lake Burien... [Read more]

VIDEO: City of Burien recommends removing Eagle Landing Park stairs

VIDEO: City of Burien recommends removing Eagle Landing Park stairs

At a Community Meeting on July 19, City of Burien staff announced that they are recommending the removal of the stairs at Eagle Landing Park, “due to hillside instability and hazardous hillside conditions.” The... [Read more]

Large grass fire burns Southern Heights Park Monday afternoon

Large grass fire burns Southern Heights Park Monday afternoon

Three fire engines and a Battalion Chief were sent to a large grass fire at Southern Heights Park in north Burien Monday afternoon, July 9. Southern Heights Park, located at 12025 14th Avenue S. (map below),... [Read more]

Burien Park’s ‘Music (& Theater) in the Park’ starts Thursday, July 12

Burien Park’s ‘Music (& Theater) in the Park’ starts Thursday, July 12

Burien’s annual ‘Music in the Park’ starts Thursday, July 12, and will continue at Lake Burien School Memorial Park through Aug. 16. This year will also feature Shakespeare in the Park,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s new & FREE ‘Great Day of Play’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Burien’s new & FREE ‘Great Day of Play’ is this Saturday

REMINDER: Burien’s new – and FREE – ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held this Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.at Moshier Fields & Art Center. Join in and have FUN at the Great Day... [Read more]

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

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... [Read more]

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

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... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival seeking Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival seeking Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession is seeking Artists: WHERE: Dottie Harper Park, Burien, WA WHEN: September 8, 2018, 5– 10 p.m. INFO: www.burienwa.gov/GLOW DEADLINE... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ annual Family Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 10

Burien Parks’ annual Family Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 10

Burien Parks’ Family Valentine’s Ball will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Burien Community Center. Dads bring your daughters; moms bring your sons…or come as a family to enjoy a... [Read more]

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

A new survey gives residents another chance to help shape the future vision for Burien’s parks, recreation, and cultural services. The Parks and Recreation Department has been holding public meetings... [Read more]

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Burien Parks’ next “Neighborhood Celebration” will be this Wednesday, Au. 9, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Seahurst Beach, located at 1600 SW Seahurst Park Road. “Come out and celebrate... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with 85th Street Big Band Thursday night

‘Music in the Park’ continues with 85th Street Big Band Thursday night

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues this Thursday night, July 27, with swingin’ sounds from the 85th Street Big Band! The free, live outdoor performance will be from... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Neighborhood Celebration’ is this Wed. at New Start High School

Burien Parks’ ‘Neighborhood Celebration’ is this Wed. at New Start High School

Burien Parks’ second “Neighborhood Celebration” will be this Wednesday, July 26, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at New Start High School’s field, located at 614 SW 120th Street. “Come... [Read more]

Burien Parks proposes improvements for Lake Burien School Memorial Park

Burien Parks proposes improvements for Lake Burien School Memorial Park

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Burien Parks and Recreation Director Steve Roemer asked for approval of a site plan for future improvements for the 4.6-acre Lake Burien School Memorial Park... [Read more]

FREE ‘Artshops’ workshops for kids will start Thursday, July 27 at Burien Library

FREE ‘Artshops’ workshops for kids will start Thursday, July 27 at Burien Library

‘Artshops’ is a FREE hands-on arts workshop time for elementary aged students, co-sponsored by the Burien Library and with support from the City of Burien Parks, Rec. and Culture. All materials... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will celebrate 10th anniversary Sept. 9

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will celebrate 10th anniversary Sept. 9

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ lighting up Burien on Saturday, Sept. 9! This amazing local event will run from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park, and... [Read more]

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services released its 2017 lineup for both ‘Music In The Park’ and ‘Theatre In The Park’ FREE summer events. ‘Music In The... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien Parks’ Open Space Plan Workshop will be July 18

SAVE THE DATE: Burien Parks’ Open Space Plan Workshop will be July 18

Burien Parks will be holding an Open House for all interested user groups and the public to review and critique the proposed PROS Plan Update elements including open spaces, trails, parks, athletic facilities,... [Read more]

‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race will be at Town Square Park May 25

‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race will be at Town Square Park May 25

Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This is a free... [Read more]

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

Update meeting on Burien’s Off-Leash Dog Park will be Wednesday, March 29

The Off-Leash Dog Park in Burien has been open a year (read our previous coverage here), and representatives from Burien Parks and Recreation and the B-Town DOG group will be holding a public check-in... [Read more]

Oil spill closes Burien’s Arbor Lake to fishing and recreation

Oil spill closes Burien’s Arbor Lake to fishing and recreation

The City of Burien is reporting that Monday morning (Feb. 13), a resident reported a small oil spill in Arbor Lake. The City has since closed the lake for all fishing and recreation. City crews – joined... [Read more]

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Discover Burien, Highline Food Bank, and the White Center Food Bank would like to thank all the donors and participants who made the 2017 Burien Empty Bowls... [Read more]