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UFO ‘Crash,’ Flash Mob, Cash Prizes & More on April Fool’s Day in Olde Burien

UFO ‘Crash,’ Flash Mob, Cash Prizes & More on April Fool’s Day in Olde Burien

A ‘UFO Crash’ event, with a 3-D crashed flying saucer and special Flash Mob will be staged in Olde Burien on April Fool’s Day – Monday, April 1 – beginning at 7 p.m. sharp at the... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center’s ‘Don’t Feed the Monster’ Workshop is March 10

Environmental Science Center’s ‘Don’t Feed the Monster’ Workshop is March 10

The Environmental Science Center, Sustainable Burien, and Sustainable West Seattle, with support from the City of Burien, King County, and The Russell Family Foundation are sponsoring ‘Don’t... [Read more]

Next ‘Walk-n-Talk’ Will Start at the Burien Library this Sunday, Nov. 4

Next ‘Walk-n-Talk’ Will Start at the Burien Library this Sunday, Nov. 4

November’s Walk-n-Talk will be a “special edition” collaboration between WABI and the Burien Library, starting at the main library at 400 SW 152nd Street. This month’s walk will then stroll... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out For Life’ AIDS Fundraiser Is This Thursday, April 28th

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out For Life’ AIDS Fundraiser Is This Thursday, April 28th

REMINDER: The 18th annual ‘Dining Out For Life’ is this Thursday, April 28th, and by eating at either Burien’s Eat Local or The MARK Restaurant, you’ll help raise money for the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Cancer Center & Habitat For Humanity’s Health Event Is Saturday

Highline Cancer Center & Habitat For Humanity’s Health Event Is Saturday

BTB Advertiser Highline Medical Center’s Cancer Center, along with Habitat for Humanity, will be holding a Health Event this Saturday, Oct. 30th from 11am – 3pm at the Habitat for Humanity House located... [Read more]

Hospitality House’s Annual “Walk To Stomp Out Homelessness” Is Sept. 25th

Hospitality House’s Annual “Walk To Stomp Out Homelessness” Is Sept. 25th

On Saturday, Sept. 25th, Burien’s Hospitality House will be holding its annual “Walk to Stomp out Homelessness,” its annual major fundraiser. The walk, which starts at 10am, is a lively... [Read more]

Business Recycling Collection Event Is Thursday, July 29th

Business Recycling Collection Event Is Thursday, July 29th

A Business Recycling Collection Event is planned for Thursday, July 29th from 11am – 4pm at the Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 First Ave South. The event is sponsored by the cities... [Read more]

Fundraiser Auction For The Bilderback Family Is This Friday

Fundraiser Auction For The Bilderback Family Is This Friday

Allen Bilderback, owner of Platinum Plumbing and husband/father to seven, passed away in early June. As the owner of Platinum Plumbing he was the sole provider for his family, and many people in the Burien... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event & Rain Barrel Bin Sale Coming To Burien Saturday, Sept. 19th

Recycling Collection Event & Rain Barrel Bin Sale Coming To Burien Saturday, Sept. 19th

The Normandy Park and Burien Fall Recycling Collection Event and Rain Barrel Sale is scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 19th from 9am – 3pm at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center,... [Read more]

It’s A Night Of (FREE) Honkytonk & Blues At Bison Creek Saturday, Sept. 5th

It’s A Night Of (FREE) Honkytonk & Blues At Bison Creek Saturday, Sept. 5th

Burien’s legendary (and recently remodeled) Bison Creek Pizza & Pub (a new BTB Advertiser) is presenting: The Shivering Denizens with The Hollowbodies, for a night of FREE (as in No Cover) Honky... [Read more]

PARK(ing) Day Is Coming Friday, Sept. 18th

PARK(ing) Day Is Coming Friday, Sept. 18th

PARK(ing) Day 2009 is coming Friday, Sept. 18th, and people all across the world (and perhaps Burien?) will take to the streets to turn car spaces into people spaces, with a deadline for application of... [Read more]

Photos By Josef Scaylea, Jerry Gay + 2 Newcomers At Burien Arts Gallery Starting Aug. 7th

Photos By Josef Scaylea, Jerry Gay + 2 Newcomers At Burien Arts Gallery Starting Aug. 7th

Burien Arts is presenting “Northwest Perspectives,” a show featuring works by two legendary northwest photographers (Josef Scaylea and Jerry Gay) as well as two newcomers, from Aug. 7th through... [Read more]

What’s On Tap At Vino Bello This Weekend: Sake & Photos

What’s On Tap At Vino Bello This Weekend: Sake & Photos

BTB Advertiser Vino Bello would like our Readers to know about their special “Art & Sake” weekend coming up this Friday July 17th and Saturday July 18th. Here are the details: WHAT: Sake... [Read more]

Strawberry & Arts Fest Sneak Peek: One-Of-A-Kind Shows

Strawberry & Arts Fest Sneak Peek: One-Of-A-Kind Shows

Burien’s Annual Strawberry & Arts Festival is this coming weekend (Sat./Sun. June 20-21st) at the area around the Burien Community Center and Dottie Harper Park, and along with two full days... [Read more]

Strawberry & Arts Fest: Skateboard Contest + DYNO JAMZ

Strawberry & Arts Fest: Skateboard Contest + DYNO JAMZ

The Burien Strawberry & Arts Festival happens next weekend (on June 20th and 21st), in the area around the Burien Community Center and Dottie Harper Park, and it’s going to be fun for all ages especially teens and those who love Sk8ing, Hip-Hop and jazz:

Skateboard Contest Rocks With EMP Band Winner

SATURDAY, June 20th @ 1 pm:

  • SKATE CONTEST: registration starts @ 12 Noon, $5 fee, need helmet & registration form signed by adult.
  • Rider’s performance will be judged in 3 categories:
    • Consistency
    • Technicality
    • Style
  • Each contestant gets 2 one-minute runs.
  • Co-sponsored by Burien Teen Program, Pacsun, and Illusion, which is Burien’s new skate shop.
  • DYNO JAMZ, Experience Music Project’s 2009 SOUND-OFF Young Band winner! Great & unusual fusion of hip-hop & jazz – here are some videos of them from the 2009 EMP Sound-Off:

The full schedule of events and performers can be found by clicking here.

Relay For Life Of Highline Schedule Announced

Relay For Life Of Highline Schedule Announced

Highline walkers will walk around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life starting at 4pm Saturday, June 13th and ending at 8am on Sunday, June 14th.

This celebration of life brings numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer together for a unified effort to fight back.

Twenty-eight teams of enthusiastic citizens will gather at Highline Memorial Stadium for an overnight relay against cancer, and here’s the schedule of entertainment during the event…

Bistro Baffi Holding Italian Food & Wine Night Monday 6/1

Bistro Baffi Holding Italian Food & Wine Night Monday 6/1

BTB Advertiser Bistro Baffi (in conjunction with Vino Bello) is holding a special evening of Fine Italian Food & Wine presented by Nardone Wine this coming Monday, June 1st.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Bistro Baffi & Vino Bello Evening of Fine Italian Food and Wine…

Major Recycling Event Is This Saturday, May 16th

Major Recycling Event Is This Saturday, May 16th

The Normandy Park and Burien Spring Recycling Event and Rain Barrel Sale is scheduled for this Saturday, May 16th from 9am – 3pm at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, which is located at 19010 First Avenue South.

At this event you can safely dispose of numerous unwanted materials, some for free, others for a small fee.

Here are the details:

Mulch To Your Heart’s Content At Shorewood Park Saturday

Mulch To Your Heart’s Content At Shorewood Park Saturday

Burien Parks wants everyone to know that this Saturday (May 16th), from 10am-Noon there’s a group mulching party at Shorewood Park, which is located at 28th Ave SW and SW 118th Street.

Just remember – bring a bucket!

Here are the details…

Normandy Park Garden Tour Is Saturday From 10am-3pm

Normandy Park Garden Tour Is Saturday From 10am-3pm

The Normandy Park Garden Tour happens tomorrow (Saturday, May 16th), from 10am to 3pm, and here are the details:

WHAT: Normandy Park Garden Tour; There will be 5 beautiful gardens on display in Normandy Park, including one waterfront garden where refreshments and a rest room will be available.

WHEN: Saturday, May 16th from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

INFO: Sponsored by the ILA CLARK Arboretum Unit 7; All proceeds go to the Washington Park Arboretum Foundation.

RSVP: Tickets are $12 each and are on sale at the Normandy Park City Hall (801 SW 174th St) from 10am to Noon Saturday

Normandy Park Cove Rummage Sale Is Sunday, May 17th

Normandy Park Cove Rummage Sale Is Sunday, May 17th

There will be a Rummage Sale this Sunday, May 17th at the Normandy Park Cove Community Center, located at 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive in Normandy Park (map below), from 10am to 3pm, and here are the details…

PHOTOS: Burien’s Spring Art Stroll & Plant Sale

PHOTOS: Burien’s Spring Art Stroll & Plant Sale

The annual Spring Art Stroll and Plant Sale was this past weekend, and Photographer Michael Brunk was there to capture these photos:

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Spring Art, Plants & “Cards For A Cause” Coming May 8-9

Spring Art, Plants & “Cards For A Cause” Coming May 8-9

Three big Burien events coming up – the annual Spring Art Walk, Plant Sale and “Cards for a Cause” on Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th.

Here are the details…

Sea-Tac Airport Hosting Earth Day Fair Wed. 4/22

Sea-Tac Airport Hosting Earth Day Fair Wed. 4/22

Aside from being sued by angry residents over the third runway, Sea-Tac Airport seems to really be getting their green on lately, utilizing a wildlife biologist for bird control, and even winning a “Proggy” Award from PETA.

Now they’re celebrating Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22nd from 10am to 2pm.

Here are the details…