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Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station on Saturday, Sept. 12

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [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]

Kids of all ages can ‘Touch A Truck’ at Wild Strawberry Festival on June 20

Kids of all ages can ‘Touch A Truck’ at Wild Strawberry Festival on June 20

Kids of all ages are invited to climb, explore, learn and TOUCH at the special ‘Touch A Truck’ attraction at the Wild Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 20. Trucks will be available on SW 152nd... [Read more]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4, starting at 3pm. They will have two areas – younger children and older children – and following the egg... [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]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a community Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “Come join us for a spooky night of family fun making Halloween crafts, playing... [Read more]

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ is coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 3 – 5 p.m. This is a free event with candy, a chili cook-off and live music. Burien Free Methodist Church... [Read more]

‘Boo in Burien’ Trick-n-Treat event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Boo in Burien’ Trick-n-Treat event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ Trick-n-Treat event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25 from Noon – 5 p.m. throughout the downtown area. This family-friendly event will include: Horse... [Read more]

Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 8

Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 8

Burien’s annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be held in two sessions this Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW…

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]

SAVE THE DATE(s): ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be weekend of June 15–16!

SAVE THE DATE(s): ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be weekend of June 15–16!

SAVE THE DATE(s): Can you believe we’re only a month away from this year’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival? It’s set for the weekend of June 15 – 16 at Burien Town Square, with some... [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]

Burien Community Church Holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30

Burien Community Church Holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30

Burien Community Church will be having an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 beginning at 1 p.m. The event is free and open to children of all ages and abilities. They will have crafts and fun following... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 9

Burien Parks’ Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 9

Burien Parks & Recreation’s annual Daddy % Daughter Valentine’s Ball is coming to the Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 9, with two sessions. “Dance the night away!” reads... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: More Details Released on Family-Run Drug Ring Bust in Area

FOLLOWUP: More Details Released on Family-Run Drug Ring Bust in Area

An 8-month investigation conducted by the King County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the seizure of narcotics, guns, money and the arrest of eight people – seven of whom were family members – for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get Your Santa Photos at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub Dec. 11, 15 and 16

Get Your Santa Photos at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub Dec. 11, 15 and 16

Click image to see larger version. Santa Photos will be taken by local Photographer Mo Simon at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub (435 SW 152nd Street) on Dec. 11, 15 and 16. No appointments are necessary and... [Read more]

‘Peace and Prosperity 2012’ Coming to Burien Community Center Dec. 8

‘Peace and Prosperity 2012’ Coming to Burien Community Center Dec. 8

‘Peace and Prosperity 2012,’ a free, fun-filled holiday celebration for the entire family, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Burien Community Center. The celebration... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Imagine having photos with Santa without waiting in line at the mall or downtown in bad weather! This year it’s happening right here in Burien at Photography by Steven. Just click here to schedule... [Read more]

Trick or Treat! Discover Burien’s ‘Boo In Burien’ is Coming Saturday, Oct. 27

Trick or Treat! Discover Burien’s ‘Boo In Burien’ is Coming Saturday, Oct. 27

Discover Burien’s annual “Boo in Burien” is coming Saturday, Oct. 27, from Noon – 4 p.m., with free, safe trick or treating, family fun, hayrides, a great haunted house (courtesy BTB... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ Returning to Community Center Oct. 19

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ Returning to Community Center Oct. 19

Burien Park’s annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ is coming to the Community Center on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. This fun family event will include carnival games, music, face... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Fall Carnival Days Coming to Town Square Park Sept. 27–30

Discover Burien’s Fall Carnival Days Coming to Town Square Park Sept. 27–30

Discover Burien’s annual Fall Carnival Days is coming to Town Square Park Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 27 – 30. There will be rides, games, and yes – even tooth-rotting sugary treats for... [Read more]

Brat Trot Banners Go Up, Festooning Olde Burien in Bavarian Colors

Brat Trot Banners Go Up, Festooning Olde Burien in Bavarian Colors

Several blue and white checked flags promoting the upcoming Oct. 7 Burien Brat Trot were installed on SW 152nd street lampposts over the weekend, festooning Olde Burien in traditional Bavarian Oktoberfest... [Read more]

WABI Burien Holding Free Father’s Day Bike SaFaRi this Sunday, June 17

WABI Burien Holding Free Father’s Day Bike SaFaRi this Sunday, June 17

Photo courtesy Maureen Hoffmann. WABI Burien will be holding a FREE Father’s Day Bike SaFaRi this Sunday, June 17, with the goal of getting families on bikes and doing a nice cruise around B-Town. “The... [Read more]

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival Will Be June 16-17 & Here’s the Schedule

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival Will Be June 16-17 & Here’s the Schedule

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival (we’re a Sponsor) will be held the weekend of June 16-17 at Town Square Park, with lots of great live music, performers, arts, crafts, food, vendors... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Walking the Aisle

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Walking the Aisle

by Dave Markwell After a 14 hour travel day, I am too brain-fried to trust the column I have written. I can’t tell if it’s good or if it sucks. When this happens I will pull something from my quiver... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Christmas Card

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Christmas Card

by Dave Markwell I love going to the mailbox this time of year. Normally, I am shamelessly indifferent about receiving mail. Bills and junk mail have lost their allure for me. In fact, I usually outsource... [Read more]

Like To Play Around? ‘Southend Gamers’ Group Might Be What You Need

Like To Play Around? ‘Southend Gamers’ Group Might Be What You Need

A local group called the ‘Southend Gamers‘ wants our Readers to know that they’re looking for more people to well…play around with. The group, which meets every Saturday, has been... [Read more]