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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]

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center…

Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 28

Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 28

Burien’s annual Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about... [Read more]

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

During the week of Sept. 19-23, Burien Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Fall Prevention Campaign for seniors, their family members, and caregivers to prevent falls and fall-related injuries that... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Seahurst Beach Family Campfire will be Friday, Sept. 23

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Seahurst Beach Family Campfire will be Friday, Sept. 23

SAVE THE DATE: The Seahurst Beach Family Campfire returns for its 3rd year on Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. All are invited to watch the sunset, roast marshmallows and make s’mores around... [Read more]

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

Later this month, the City of Burien will welcome Casey Stanley back to its Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PaRCS) Department to replace Debbie Zemke as Recreation Manager. Zemke retired from... [Read more]

Part of Eagle Landing Park stairs – closed since Dec. 2014 –may be re-opened

Part of Eagle Landing Park stairs – closed since Dec. 2014 –may be re-opened

Photos from 2015 courtesy City of Burien By Jack Mayne Whether or not to re-open the stairway at Eagle Landing Park is still under consideration by Burien officials following a report from a consultant... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

The City of Burien on Monday released its 2016 ‘Music In The Park’ schedule, and some of the highlights include opening night on July 7 with Gypsy Jazz from Pearl Django and closing with old school... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11

Volunteers needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Arbor Lake Park on Wednesday, May 11, starting at 6 p.m. Lisa Aumann of Burien Parks will be hosting a work party, and wants Volunteers to meet her at the play... [Read more]

City of Burien to celebrate Arbor Day on Wednesday, April 13 at Seahurst Park

City of Burien to celebrate Arbor Day on Wednesday, April 13 at Seahurst Park

The City of Burien will be celebrating Arbor Day on Wednesday, April 13, starting at 11 a.m. at Seahurst Park. The City will also be celebrating its 15th year as a member of ‘Tree City USA,’... [Read more]

City hires Steve Roemer as new Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

City hires Steve Roemer as new Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

Steve Roemer at the dedication of a new playground at Dottie Harper Park in July, 2015. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The City of Burien announced Friday (March 11) that Steve Roemer has been appointed as its... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘EGGstravaganza’ will be Saturday, March 26

Burien Parks’ ‘EGGstravaganza’ will be Saturday, March 26

Burien Parks’ annual ‘EGGstravaganza’ is coming to the Community Center on Saturday, March 26. This annual ‘Spring SprEGGtacular’ celebration will have two events: 9 –... [Read more]

CARES now handles all stray, lost cat reports, is lauded for doing ‘fantastic job’

CARES now handles all stray, lost cat reports, is lauded for doing ‘fantastic job’

by Jack Mayne Once controversial, the CARES Animal Control agency told the Burien City Council they now handle all calls about cats where once they did not, and one Councilmember said they “have done... [Read more]