Children Section

Sponsored Post Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Mat 22:39) Are you looking for a local school that can help instill values in your child? The Mission of St. Bernadette Parish School – located... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

The Seattle Seahawks took time out of their busy schedule to visit Seahurst Elementary students in Burien on Tuesday (Dec. 17). Defensive End Greg Scruggs talked to students about healthy eating, staying... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield to speak at Highline Special Needs PTA meeting Thursday

Dr. Susan Enfield to speak at Highline Special Needs PTA meeting Thursday

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold its December meeting this Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. at the ERAC Building, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. The guest speaker will Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent... [Read more]

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ at Burien Free Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 27

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ at Burien Free Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 27

A free Trunk or Treat event will be held at the Burien Free Methodist Church (520 S. 150th Street; two blocks north of Highline High School) on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2 – 4 p.m. “Join us to peek... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free ‘Trick or Treat’ for kids Oct. 30

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free ‘Trick or Treat’ for kids Oct. 30

Kennedy Catholic High School would like to invite grade-school age children to come to its campus on Wednesday, Oct 30, from 3 – 4 p.m. to Trick or Treat in their costumes. Teachers and staff will provide... [Read more]

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Halloween

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Halloween

Trunk or Treat – a safe, fun and FREE trick or treating event – is coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Halloween (Thursday, Oct. 31). The fun will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the south parking... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome new Advertiser Shamrock Child Care to The B-Town Blog

Welcome new Advertiser Shamrock Child Care to The B-Town Blog

Please welcome new Advertiser Shamrock Child Care to The B-Town Blog. “In business for over 35 years, Shamrock Day Care provides a safe and loving home environment for infants and children,”... [Read more]

Annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 18

Annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 18

Burien Parks’ annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ is coming to the Burien Community Center Friday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Admission is $6 per child, with Parents & Children under... [Read more]

Community Schools Collaboration’s Block Party Fundraiser is Thursday

Community Schools Collaboration’s Block Party Fundraiser is Thursday

Community Schools Collaboration will be holding its annual Block Party Fundraiser this Thursday, Sept. 12. “It’s that time of the year again to gear up for the upcoming school year so we’re... [Read more]

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

Y.E.T.I. – a local non-profit that engages youth in the outdoors – is partnering with Sound Experience for an extraordinary overnight sailing program on the uber-cool Adventuress Schooner open to... [Read more]

Highline Area students receive 625 backpacks full of school supplies

Highline Area students receive 625 backpacks full of school supplies

Hundreds of Highline School District students are ready for the first day of school thanks to the Exchange Club of Highline, the Burien Lions Club and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. 625 backpacks filled... [Read more]

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ at the Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 7

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ at the Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 7

The Burien / Normandy Park Fire Department will be hosting their annual ‘Kids’ Day’ open-house event from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7th, and all are invited! During the event,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Advertiser Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes (1-4 year olds). In the... [Read more]

Southern Heights Elementary seeking donations for ‘International Dot Day’

Southern Heights Elementary seeking donations for ‘International Dot Day’

Southern Heights Elementary School will be participating in ‘International Dot Day’ (IDD) in September, and they’re seeking help getting supplies for kids to use. IDD was named after... [Read more]

Over 2,000 free backpacks given away at SeaTac Back to School Fair Thursday

Over 2,000 free backpacks given away at SeaTac Back to School Fair Thursday

Over 2,000 FREE backpacks filled with 
school supplies were given away to kids on Thursday (Aug. 15) during the City of SeaTac’s 7th annual Back to School Fair held at Valley Ridge Park. This annual... [Read more]

‘Stuff the Bus’ a huge success; 22,000+ diapers collected at Burien Toyota

‘Stuff the Bus’ a huge success; 22,000+ diapers collected at Burien Toyota

Leah La Frombois, a volunteer for WestSide Baby, shows what 22,000 diapers look like inside a school bus Sunday July 21. Photo by Mark Neuman. by Mark Neuman WestSide Baby’s 13th Annual ‘Stuff... [Read more]

Burien Toyota is the place & Sunday is the day to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Westside Baby

Burien Toyota is the place & Sunday is the day to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Westside Baby

One of the most helpful and well run public service groups around is WestSide Baby. You can help them in their cause to assist young families with the more expensive items needed for childcare this Sunday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s not too late to make your Kid’s Summer GREAT at Matt Griffin YMCA!

It’s not too late to make your Kid’s Summer GREAT at Matt Griffin YMCA!

Did summer sneak up on you? Are your kid’s asking “what should I do…I’m bored?” Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that it’s not too late to register for... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer Lunches for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer Lunches for local children

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (June 13) that it will be providing free breakfast, lunch and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Twelve Highline... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ is now enrolling

New Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ is now enrolling

Twenty seven years ago, when young mother Diane Smith returned from her secretarial job to pick up her 6-month old daughter at an in-home daycare, she was appalled to find her infant asleep on a king-sized... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Free Vacation Bible School runs June 17–19 at Burien Community Church

Free Vacation Bible School runs June 17–19 at Burien Community Church

A free Vacation Bible School will run from June 17 – 19 (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.) at Burien Community Church, located at 16241 19th Ave. SW. “Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth” Vacation... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools to expand Middle School athletics program

Highline Public Schools to expand Middle School athletics program

Highline Public Schools announced Tuesday (May 28) that it will add several new sports programs at the middle school level over the next two years, as recommended by the district’s Middle School Athletics... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools to fund free full-day Kindergarten at all schools

Highline Public Schools to fund free full-day Kindergarten at all schools

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (May 23) that it will fund tuition-free full-day kindergarten at all schools starting this fall, regardless of the amount the state legislature allocates to full-day... [Read more]

Too hot for ya? City turns on water fountains at Town Square Park

Too hot for ya? City turns on water fountains at Town Square Park

After Monday’s record-setting 86 degree high tied the area with Phoenix as the hottest in the nation, the City of Burien on Tuesday decided to turn on the water fountains at Town Square Park. Temps... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

An often-overlooked cabin sits quietly at the end of 164th Place SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and the non-profit organization behind it – the Three Tree Point Youth Association... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA will meet Thursday at Gregory Heights School

Highline Special Needs PTA will meet Thursday at Gregory Heights School

The Highline Special Needs PTA (HSNPTA) will hold their next meeting this Thursday (April 25) at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory Heights Elementary School in the cafeteria. This meeting is open to parents, teachers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Matt Griffin YMCA’s ‘Healthy Kids Day’ Celebration will be Saturday, April 27

Matt Griffin YMCA’s ‘Healthy Kids Day’ Celebration will be Saturday, April 27

BTB Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day celebration will be Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. “This is a FREE community event and everyone is welcome!” reads... [Read more]