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Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event, which will take place on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien Fire... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center needs help cleaning Seahurst Park Beach Sept. 16

Environmental Science Center needs help cleaning Seahurst Park Beach Sept. 16

Marine debris is a serious problem, but you can help – Burien’s Environmental Science Center needs Volunteers to help clean up Seahurst Park Beach on  Saturday, Sept. 16. This open event will... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Over 1,300 help at Highline High ‘Pirate Pride Cleanup Day’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Over 1,300 help at Highline High ‘Pirate Pride Cleanup Day’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Highline High ‘Campus Clean-up Day’ on Friday, May 20

Volunteers needed for Highline High ‘Campus Clean-up Day’ on Friday, May 20

Community members and families are invited to grab their work gloves and help Highline High School students spruce up their school at the ‘Pirate Pride Spring Clean-Up Event’ on Friday, May... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help beautify Burien during the annual ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday

REMINDER: Help beautify Burien during the annual ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday

REMINDER: It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during the city’s annual Clean Sweep, starting at 8 a.m. this Saturday, April 25, and sponsored by Recology CleanScapes. From... [Read more]

Help beautify Burien at the annual Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 25

Help beautify Burien at the annual Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 25

It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during the city’s annual Clean Sweep, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, and sponsored by Recology CleanScapes. From... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for work party at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

Volunteers needed for work party at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

Several local residents who are “tired of bad things happening in Burien” are putting together a work party at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday, Nov. 8, and volunteers are needed! Volunteers... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Volunteers Help Give Burien a ‘Clean Sweep’ Saturday Morning

PHOTOS: Volunteers Help Give Burien a ‘Clean Sweep’ Saturday Morning

Dozens of volunteers turned out bright and early Saturday morning (April 28) to don work gloves, bright orange vests and then venture out to help give Burien a ‘Clean Sweep.’ This is an annual... [Read more]

REMINDER: Beautify Burien & Celebrate Art During Clean Sweep Saturday

REMINDER: Beautify Burien & Celebrate Art During Clean Sweep Saturday

REMINDER: Burien’s 13th annual ‘Clean Sweep’ will be held from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. this coming Saturday, April 30th, and new this year will include a Scavenger Hunt for volunteers celebrating... [Read more]

Two Park Cleanings This Weekend: Shorewood & Eagle Landing Park

Two Park Cleanings This Weekend: Shorewood & Eagle Landing Park

We predict that, like many recent seasonal changes, this weekend will suddenly feel like summer has arrived. Therefore, it’s going to be a great time to be outside, and what better way than by helping... [Read more]

Walker Wetland Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Is Saturday, May 1st

Walker Wetland Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Is Saturday, May 1st

King County Miller/Walker Creek Steward Dennis Clark wants our hard-working Readers to know that there will be an invasive plane removal work party at the Walker Wetland this Saturday, May 1st, from 9am... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sound Slideshow From Saturday’s Clean Sweep In Burien

PHOTOS: Sound Slideshow From Saturday’s Clean Sweep In Burien

On Saturday, April 24, hundreds of volunteers fanned out throughout the entirety of Burien, including the newly-annexed “North Burien” area, wearing bright orange vests and gloves, carrying... [Read more]

Ruth Dykeman Children's Center Needs Volunteers For Spring Cleanup 4/24-25

Ruth Dykeman Children's Center Needs Volunteers For Spring Cleanup 4/24-25

Burien’s Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center is seeking volunteers to help with their spring cleanup on Saturday and Sunday April 24-25th, from 9am to 4pm at their campus on SW 152nd. This call... [Read more]

Help Spruce Up Burien At The Annual "Clean Sweep" Saturday, April 24

Help Spruce Up Burien At The Annual "Clean Sweep" Saturday, April 24

We here at The B-Town Blog believe in helping our community, and that’s why we’re encouraging every one of our Readers to take part in this year’s Burien “Clean Sweep,” a... [Read more]

(2009) Grab A Broom And Help “Clean Sweep” Burien On April 25th

(2009) Grab A Broom And Help “Clean Sweep” Burien On April 25th

“Clean Sweep,” Burien’s annual spring cleaning event, is planned for Saturday, April 25th, starting at 8am at the fire station on 8th Ave SW.

Citizens are encouraged to join this effort to improve the appearance of the downtown area and neighborhoods by picking up trash and other debris along streets, sidewalks and parks.

Volunteers are asked to report to the Burien Fire Station, located at 15100 8th Ave. SW (map below) at 8am, where they can enjoy a free continental breakfast and then head out to the community to clean, pick up trash, remove graffiti and more…

Come Clean Up Shorewood Park Saturday Jan. 17th

Come Clean Up Shorewood Park Saturday Jan. 17th

The monthly Shorewood Park cleaning event is scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 17th) from 10am to Noon at – you guessed it – Shorewood Park! Please just show up if you’re interested... [Read more]

Rat City Roller Girls Clean Up White Center’s 16th Ave

Rat City Roller Girls Clean Up White Center’s 16th Ave

The White Center Blog's Bart "On The Street" Bryan (left) lent a hand (and extendable grabbing thingy) to the Rat City Roller Girls as they cleaned up 16th Ave SW Saturday. Our sister site... [Read more]

Photo: When Is A Street Cleaner A ‘Street Dirtier’?

Photo: When Is A Street Cleaner A ‘Street Dirtier’?

Hope everyone had a great, relaxing Memorial Day weekend. We spent it doing some serious spring cleaning, clearing crap our of our garage and over-filling our recycling container, only to realize that... [Read more]