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Strawberry & Arts Fest Sneak Peek: Kids & Family Fun!

Strawberry & Arts Fest Sneak Peek: Kids & Family Fun!

The Burien Strawberry & Arts Festival happens just two weekends from this one (on June 20th and 21st), in the area around the Burien Community Center and Dottie Harper Park, and it’s a very family-friendly... [Read more]

Strawberry Fest In 3 Weeks: Sneak Peek Of Sexy Acrobats

Strawberry Fest In 3 Weeks: Sneak Peek Of Sexy Acrobats

Burien’s annual FREE Strawberry Festival will be in just three weeks from now (Sat. June 20th-Sun. June 21st) at the Burien Community Center and Dottie Harper Park, and since we’re its “official blog,” we’d like to introduce you to some of the cool featured performers you’ll see.

This week – sexy acrobat troupe The Cabiri, who will appear Sunday June 21st from 11:30am – 5:00pm by the Main Stage…

Burien Parks + Underdog Kickball = Summer Fun

Burien Parks + Underdog Kickball = Summer Fun

Burien’s Parks Department has teamed up with Underdog Sports to bring B-Town some fun league sports for summer, including everyone’s childhood favorite, KICKBALL!

From Our E-Newsletter: This Weekend's B-Town Haps…

From Our E-Newsletter: This Weekend's B-Town Haps…

If you haven’t yet subscribed to our Free Weekly Event Newsletter, sign up today, and you’ll receive a regular spam-free event listing every Thursday via email that goes something like this: FRIDAY,... [Read more]

From Our E-Newsletter: This Weekend’s B-Town Haps…

From Our E-Newsletter: This Weekend’s B-Town Haps…

If you haven’t yet subscribed to our Free Weekly Event Newsletter, sign up today, and you’ll receive a regular spam-free event listing every Thursday (oops, Friday this week) via email that... [Read more]

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt Is This Saturday, March 28th

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt Is This Saturday, March 28th

Area teens are encouraged to get their flashlights ready for the annual Burien Parks Flashlight Egg Hunt this Saturday, March 28th, from 8pm-11pm at Sylvester Middle School.

This event for 7th through 10th graders and participants must bring a school ID, so grownups, don’t even think about trying.

Participants will win candy and prizes, and everyone should bring their own flashlights.

Eggs will be provided, and the hunt starts at 9pm.

WHEN: Saturday, March 28, 8pm – 11pm

WHERE: Sylvester Middle School Cafeteria, 16222 Sylvester Rd. SW…

Bowl In Your Pajamas For Foster Kids April 19th

Bowl In Your Pajamas For Foster Kids April 19th

Sleep Country USA’s fourth-annual “Pajama Bowl” fundraiser for foster kids will be held on Sunday, April 19th at Acme Bowl and Billiards in Tukwila. Here are the details: WHAT: Sleep... [Read more]

Slot Car Races Return To Normandy Park UCC March 15th

Slot Car Races Return To Normandy Park UCC March 15th

Way back in January (remember, when it was cold and there was snow?), we posted a rather unusual event listing: Slot Car Races at a local church.

Well, apparently they had so much fun last time that they’re doing it again this coming Sunday, March 15th; here are the details…

(2009) “Cove To Clover” 5K Run For Highline Food Bank WAS Mar. 15

(2009) “Cove To Clover” 5K Run For Highline Food Bank WAS Mar. 15

[NOTE: This posting is for the 2009 Cove to Clover race; for the most recent info on the 2010 race, click here] NOTE: Results of Sunday’s “Cove to Clover” race, as well as photos, are... [Read more]

Dodgeball For Grownups Starts Tuesday Jan. 27th

Dodgeball For Grownups Starts Tuesday Jan. 27th

Burien Parks has teamed up with Underdog Sports to bring fun sports leagues like dodgeball, which starts Tuesday, Jan. 27th at Sylvester Middle School, located at 16222 Sylvester Road SW (map below). Here’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Senior Wii Bowling Tournament Footage

VIDEO: Senior Wii Bowling Tournament Footage

Burien Parks produced this video, which showcases area seniors who took part the first ever regional Wii Bowling League Tournament between participating senior centers on Jan. 7th: The virtual non-gutter... [Read more]

Kids Of All Ages Invited To Race Slot Cars Jan. 25th

Kids Of All Ages Invited To Race Slot Cars Jan. 25th

Have you ever raced slot cars before? It’s a blast for kids of all ages, especially during the “gift playing” time of year – we recall with fond memories racing slot cars either... [Read more]

Jonesin’ For More Snow? Join The Burien Backsliders!

Jonesin’ For More Snow? Join The Burien Backsliders!

If the recent snowstorms got your blood pumping and adrenaline flowing, and the reason wasn’t because of the plethora of terrible B-Town drivers, then we’ve got something for you –... [Read more]

Latest Advertiser The Mark Restaurant Having Unique Party!

Latest Advertiser The Mark Restaurant Having Unique Party!

The B-Town Blog proudly welcomes its latest Advertiser, a quality local business we know quite well: The Mark Restaurant and Bar in Olde Burien! The Mark is both a fine restaurant and a fun bar, located... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien’s Winterfest A Festive Success

PHOTOS: Burien’s Winterfest A Festive Success

Photos by Janet Grella Hundreds of kids and adults hit the streets of Olde Burien on Saturday (Dec. 6th) to celebrate Winterfest ’08, and here are some photographic highlights: BTB Advertiser John... [Read more]

Join The B-Town Blog Photo Group On Flickr

Join The B-Town Blog Photo Group On Flickr

We just created a new “Group” on Flickr, the photo sharing site, and invite all our Readers to join and contribute to it. You can find it by clicking here. Once at the Group page, either Sign... [Read more]

“Battle Of Burien” Breakdancing Contest Is Tonight

“Battle Of Burien” Breakdancing Contest Is Tonight

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PHOTOS: Halloween Scenes In Boorien

PHOTOS: Halloween Scenes In Boorien

Some pics from Halloween in Boorien Friday night (have some? email us!):  Read More →

Josh’s Top 11 Rules For A Safe & Happy Halloween

Josh’s Top 11 Rules For A Safe & Happy Halloween

by Josh Hart Halloween is TONIGHT(!) and you should all know tips to make your trick or treating experience a safe one. Here are my Top 11 Rules for having a Safe & Happy Halloween: Children should... [Read more]