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South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

South Highline National Little League’s annual meeting is Sept. 29

The South Highline National Little League’s annual General Membership meeting is set for Monday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at Normandy Park City Hall’s Recreation Room, and the public is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ with new features!

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ with new features!

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center, whose baby room and one/two-year old room is now open! They also now service Gregory Heights Elementary School for the school age class, which... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station this Saturday, Sept. 6!

REMINDER: ‘Kids’ Day’ will be at the Burien Fire Station this Saturday, Sept. 6!

REMINDER: The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held this Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE... [Read more]

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together becomes reality.” - Yoko Ono On Sept. 27, the Burien Library will play host to an afternoon of #DreamsUnlimited through films,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post John Knox Community Preschool has openings!

John Knox Community Preschool has openings!

Preschool is a place for growing, learning, curiosity, discovery and play. John Knox Community Preschool provides all that in a safe and nurturing environment. The outdoor playground features climbing,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Kids’ Day’ is coming to Burien Fire Station Saturday, Sept. 6!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Kids’ Day’ is coming to Burien Fire Station Saturday, Sept. 6!

The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE day of fun... [Read more]

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

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]