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WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby volunteers and board members kicked off the weekend by marching with one of its buses in the West Seattle Grand Parade July 19. Marching in the parade has long been a WestSide Baby tradition,... [Read more]

REMINDER: WestSide Baby’s 14th ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive is Sunday

REMINDER: WestSide Baby’s 14th ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive is Sunday

WestSide Baby will host its largest ever outreach event this coming Sunday, July 20 – the 14th annual Stuff the Bus diaper drive, with a bus parked and ready to be packed with donations at Burien Toyota/Scion. The... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

The first-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day,’ a family event co-sponsored by the Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department and Collins Chiropractic, will be held at Burien Town Square... [Read more]

WestSide Baby’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ Diaper Drive will be in Burien Sunday, July 20

WestSide Baby’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ Diaper Drive will be in Burien Sunday, July 20

WestSide Baby’s 14th-annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, at Burien Toyota and Scion, located at 15025 1st Ave South. We’re a... [Read more]

Little League Tournament of Champions is this weekend in Normandy Park

Little League Tournament of Champions is this weekend in Normandy Park

Here’s a terrific chance to treat yourself to some exciting local baseball action this weekend. The 2014 District 7 Tournament of Champions, involving over a dozen Little League baseball teams, takes... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Awesome Adventures begin June 23 – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! Program highlights... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs Parent-Teacher Association holding fundraiser June 17

Highline Special Needs Parent-Teacher Association holding fundraiser June 17

The Highline Special Needs Parent-Teacher Association will hold a fundraiser and End-of-year celebration on June 17 at the Countryside Cafe, 14901 Ambaum Blvd. SW, from 5-7 p.m. “Give a donation... [Read more]

Town Square Park Fountain, hampered by plumbing problems, restarts

Town Square Park Fountain, hampered by plumbing problems, restarts

UPDATE Monday, June 2, 2014: The City of Burien announced Monday that the Town Square Park Fountain has restarted “on a limited basis,”according to a note on the city’s website. “The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools announced that it will provide free breakfast, lunch, and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Nine Highline schools will join... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Students at St. Francis of Assisi School enjoy a spirited ‘Field Day’

PHOTOS: Students at St. Francis of Assisi School enjoy a spirited ‘Field Day’

Story & Photos by Robbie Howell On Friday, May 16, the students of St. Francis of Assisi School passionately delivered a lasting memory of a spirited “Field Day.” The students divided into “Family... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori’s ‘Preschool Preview’ Open Houses are Tuesday, May 6

West Seattle Montessori’s ‘Preschool Preview’ Open Houses are Tuesday, May 6

Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School will be holding a “Preschool Preview” Open House(s) on Tuesday, May 6 at the following times: 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. “Our pre-primary... [Read more]

2 Big Picture students putting on Poetry Slam fundraiser for Somali kids Friday

2 Big Picture students putting on Poetry Slam fundraiser for Somali kids Friday

Big Picture High students Asia Abshir, left, and Britni Mayfield, right. Two students from Burien’s Big Picture High School will be putting on a Poetry Slam fundraiser for Somali kids this Friday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Be sure to visit Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Be sure to visit Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Be sure and stop by Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 19, starting at 10 a.m. Normandy Park Market, located at Normandy Park Towne Center, is the newest full-size,... [Read more]

John Knox Presbyterian Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on April 19

John Knox Presbyterian Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on April 19

John Knox Presbyterian Church will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, starting at 9:30 a.m. “Children through 6th grade are welcome to participate!” reads an announcement.... [Read more]

Fire near Hilltop Elementary School causes kids to be called inside Wednesday

Fire near Hilltop Elementary School causes kids to be called inside Wednesday

A teacher at Burien’s Hilltop Elementary School told us that a fire near the school – in the 12000 block of 24th Ave South – was bad enough that children had to be called inside from recess due... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19

Burien Community Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19

Burien Community Church will be holding their second annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, starting at 1 p.m. The egg hunt is free and open to all children. Following the egg hunt, children are... [Read more]

Spring 2014 registration for Highline Soccer Club is now open

Spring 2014 registration for Highline Soccer Club is now open

Spring 2014 registration for the Highline Soccer Club is now open. “We’d like to welcome and encourage all of you to participate in our spring soccer program, now in its second year,” reads... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Mother & Son Night of Fun’ is this Saturday, March 15

Burien Parks’ ‘Mother & Son Night of Fun’ is this Saturday, March 15

Burien Parks’ ‘Mother & Son Night of Fun’ event will be held at the Burien Community Center this Saturday, March 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “It’s a great opportunity... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting tonight at ERAC

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting tonight at ERAC

The Highline Special Needs PTA will have their monthly meeting tonight – Thursday, Feb. 27 – at 6:30 p.m. in the ERAC Boardroom, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. The meeting is open to the public. Guest... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Early Childhood Developmental Screenings

Highline Public Schools offering free Early Childhood Developmental Screenings

Highline Public Schools is providing free screenings to children ages 3-5 to identify delays and disabilities. Screenings allow families to connect to early intervention services. Areas of concern include... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

Final Matt Griffin YMCA ‘Y Riders’ Snowboarding Trip is this coming Monday

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING FOR TEENS Have you ever wanted to learn how to ski or snowboard? Would you like to brush up on your skills and make new friends? Come explore the great outdoors from atop a mountain!... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center! 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…

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…

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 30

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 30

The Highline Special Needs PTA will have their monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. at ERAC, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien…

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

West Seattle Baseball registration now open

Pony Baseball registration is now open for all ages 5 to 19 years old, and you can register online at westseattlebaseball.com…

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25

West Seattle Montessori holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25

West Seattle Montessori will be hosting an Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at their campus at 11215 15th Ave SW in Burien…