Children Section

Free Summer Meal Program available for local children

Free Summer Meal Program available for local children

Local children can eat free breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP), which provides funding for 17 Highline Public Schools in South... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Awesome Kids Day’ will be Sat., July 11 at Town Square Park

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Awesome Kids Day’ will be Sat., July 11 at Town Square Park

The 2nd annual ‘Awesome Kids Day’ event will be held on Saturday, July 11 at Burien Town Square Park, and all are invited! This is a FREE family event sponsored by Collins Chiropractic in... [Read more]

Seattle Seahawks, NFL present city with check to help fund youth programs

Seattle Seahawks, NFL present city with check to help fund youth programs

Photo by Corky Trewin. Burien City Councilmember Jerry Robison accepted a check from the NFL on Wednesday (June 3) at Cedarhurst Elementary School that will help fund programs to keep kids active. In addition... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kids Toy Swap at Recology Store in Five Corners goes through June 26

Kids Toy Swap at Recology Store in Five Corners goes through June 26

Through Friday, June 26, families can donate toys at the Recology Store, Highline, located in Five Corners at 15858 1st Ave South, Suite A100. On Saturday, June 27, a toy swap will be held from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center, whose baby room and one/two-year old room is now open! They also now service Gregory Heights Elementary School for the school age class, which... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Summer Camp Registration is Open – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! SUMMER REGISTRATION... [Read more]

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

Last week, Advertiser West Seattle Montessori & Academy was up to something AWESOME – they sold scones during morning arrivals to support an anti-poaching program called BigLife. BigLife is a anti-poaching... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church completes its first After-School Program

Burien Community Church completes its first After-School Program

Burien Community Church held its first After-School Tutoring Program from Feb. 20 – April 21, funded by a grant through the American Baptist Churches. The Matthew 25 grant was given to use for supplies... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student shares her ‘WE Day’ experience

Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student shares her ‘WE Day’ experience

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was written by Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student Cassidy Huff, 12. In January, she raised money to purchase iPads for her fellow students (read our previous... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (April 13) that it will be the first school district in King County to implement a school bus stop paddle camera enforcement program. The cameras, which... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre 2015 DownStage Center Spring Show ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ will open on Friday, May 1 at the Renton Civic Theatre. About the Show: While... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shamrock Kids Day Celebration at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday

Shamrock Kids Day Celebration at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday

A ‘Shamrock Kids Day Celebration’ will be held at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday, March 14, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fun Shamrock Crafts for Kids Fun Kids Yoga Free Children’s... [Read more]

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby supporters pose for a photo at the 2015 Benefit Tea. The event raised more than $315,000. WestSide Baby supporters raise their bid cards to make gifts at the 2015 Benefit Tea March 1. This... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

The Highline Special Needs PTA will be holding their Second Annual Special Needs Resource Fair this Saturday, March 7 at Marvista Elementary, 19800 Marine View Drive SW in Normandy Park, from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March

Here’s what’s going on at the Environmental Science Center in March: Environmental Talk Marine Mammal Mania! with Jamie Woodward MaST Center Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator Sunday, March... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Then come to the Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House on Monday. Feb. 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 425 SW 144th Street... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Children’s consignment shop ‘smallclothes’ opens in Olde Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: Children’s consignment shop ‘smallclothes’ opens in Olde Burien

Photos by Sterling Paris ‘smallclothes,’ a new consignment shop, has opened in the space at 901 SW 152nd Street – formerly home to ‘Howard and Marge’ – in Olde Burien. “Hello... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s not too late to save 15% on the best toys from Advertiser Curious Kidstuff!

It’s not too late to save 15% on the best toys from Advertiser Curious Kidstuff!

Time is running out for Santa to fill his sack, but help is on the way! Advertiser Curious Kidstuff – located in the West Seattle Junction – is offering BTB readers a special 15% discount on... [Read more]

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

With the help of the Mom of Marshawn Lynch, a Toys for Tots Drive is going on at Three Tree Wellness, with a chance for Donors to win a massage or Seahawks gear. This holiday season, Three Tree Wellness... [Read more]

Toys for Tots Drive starts Monday, Dec. 8

Toys for Tots Drive starts Monday, Dec. 8

The annual Toys for Tots Drive starts this coming Monday, Dec. 8, and here’s how YOU can participate: ELIGIBILITY: King County residents are eligible to receive toys for children from infant to... [Read more]

Salvation Army and Bartell Drugs team up to bring holiday cheer to local children

Salvation Army and Bartell Drugs team up to bring holiday cheer to local children

New Advertiser Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N... [Read more]

Next Highline Special Needs PTA meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 13

Next Highline Special Needs PTA meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 13

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold their next general meeting this Thursday, Nov. 13 at 6:45 p.m. at ERAC, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Guest speakers include the ARC of King County and KCLS... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free Trick or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free Trick or Treat event Friday, Oct. 31

Kennedy Catholic High School will be holding a ‘Trick or Treat’ event for the community from 3 – 4 p.m. on Halloween – Friday, Oct. 31. This is a free, open and safe environment for all,... [Read more]

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Washington state, including King County. The CDC testing confirmed that a King County child... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ with new features!

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ with new features!

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center, whose baby room and one/two-year old room is now open! They also now service Gregory Heights Elementary School for the school age class, which... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station this Saturday, Sept. 6!

REMINDER: ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station this Saturday, Sept. 6!

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held this Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

Sponsored Post John Knox Community Preschool has openings!

John Knox Community Preschool has openings!

Preschool is a place for growing, learning, curiosity, discovery and play. John Knox Community Preschool provides all that in a safe and nurturing environment. The outdoor playground features climbing,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Kids’ Day’ is coming to Burien Fire Station Saturday, Sept. 6!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Kids’ Day’ is coming to Burien Fire Station Saturday, Sept. 6!

The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE day of fun... [Read more]