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Kid’s Santa Party will be Sunday at the Normandy Park Cove

Kid’s Santa Party will be Sunday at the Normandy Park Cove

A Kid’s Santa Party, with Santa, balloon animals, desserts, and arts & crafts for kids and families will be Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Normand Park Cove. “Come on down for your family photo... [Read more]

Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6

Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6

The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield to speak at Highline Special Needs PTA meeting Thursday

Dr. Susan Enfield to speak at Highline Special Needs PTA meeting Thursday

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold its December meeting this Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. at the ERAC Building, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. The guest speaker will Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent... [Read more]

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Dear Mr. President Obama’ – Burien boy inspires others

VIDEO: ‘Dear Mr. President Obama’ – Burien boy inspires others

We recently received this video link from local non-profit Children’s Therapy Center – it presents the story of how one boy is inspiring others through his letter to President Obama. We know our... [Read more]

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

Highline Public Schools is looking for “top-notch professionals committed to delivering on our promise,” and they’re holding a Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 3 – 5:30... [Read more]

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ at Burien Free Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 27

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ at Burien Free Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 27

A free Trunk or Treat event will be held at the Burien Free Methodist Church (520 S. 150th Street; two blocks north of Highline High School) on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2 – 4 p.m. “Join us to peek... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free ‘Trick or Treat’ for kids Oct. 30

Kennedy Catholic High School holding free ‘Trick or Treat’ for kids Oct. 30

Kennedy Catholic High School would like to invite grade-school age children to come to its campus on Wednesday, Oct 30, from 3 – 4 p.m. to Trick or Treat in their costumes. Teachers and staff will provide... [Read more]

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Halloween

Free ‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Halloween

Trunk or Treat – a safe, fun and FREE trick or treating event – is coming to John Knox Presbyterian Church on Halloween (Thursday, Oct. 31). The fun will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the south parking... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome new Advertiser Shamrock Child Care to The B-Town Blog

Welcome new Advertiser Shamrock Child Care to The B-Town Blog

Please welcome new Advertiser Shamrock Child Care to The B-Town Blog. “In business for over 35 years, Shamrock Day Care provides a safe and loving home environment for infants and children,”... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Carnival Days’ delayed, will open Friday afternoon

UPDATE: ‘Carnival Days’ delayed, will open Friday afternoon

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ has been delayed, and will not open until Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. Davis Shows was just starting to set up their rides Thursday afternoon…

Highline Special Needs PTA holding meeting Thursday, Sept. 26

Highline Special Needs PTA holding meeting Thursday, Sept. 26

The Highline Special Needs PTA, formed in January 2013, is having their first meeting of the 2013-14 school year this Thursday, September 26th at 6:30 p.m., at the ERAC Building, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW... [Read more]

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]

Spinnakers Drill Team holding Open House Sunday, Sept. 22

Spinnakers Drill Team holding Open House Sunday, Sept. 22

The Spinnakers Drill Team will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at 10452 15th Ave SW (map below). “We are looking for girls ages 6-20,” reads an announcement.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners‘ version of Shrek the Musical at the Highline Performing Arts Center, including performances this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15. And you can save... [Read more]

Community Schools Collaboration’s Block Party Fundraiser is Thursday

Community Schools Collaboration’s Block Party Fundraiser is Thursday

Community Schools Collaboration will be holding its annual Block Party Fundraiser this Thursday, Sept. 12. “It’s that time of the year again to gear up for the upcoming school year so we’re... [Read more]

Help WestSide babies in need during ‘Diaper Need Awareness Week’

Help WestSide babies in need during ‘Diaper Need Awareness Week’

It’s Diaper Need Awareness Week (through Friday, Sept. 14), which calls attention to a disturbing statistic: Nearly 30 percent of low-income families cannot afford enough diapers to keep their babies... [Read more]

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

YETI Adventures has open slots for youth sailing program Sept. 14-15

Y.E.T.I. – a local non-profit that engages youth in the outdoors – is partnering with Sound Experience for an extraordinary overnight sailing program on the uber-cool Adventuress Schooner open to... [Read more]

Highline Area students receive 625 backpacks full of school supplies

Highline Area students receive 625 backpacks full of school supplies

Hundreds of Highline School District students are ready for the first day of school thanks to the Exchange Club of Highline, the Burien Lions Club and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. 625 backpacks filled... [Read more]

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ at the Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 7

Annual ‘Kids’ Day’ at the Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 7

The Burien / Normandy Park Fire Department will be hosting their annual ‘Kids’ Day’ open-house event from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7th, and all are invited! During the event,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Advertiser Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes (1-4 year olds). In the... [Read more]

Southern Heights Elementary seeking donations for ‘International Dot Day’

Southern Heights Elementary seeking donations for ‘International Dot Day’

Southern Heights Elementary School will be participating in ‘International Dot Day’ (IDD) in September, and they’re seeking help getting supplies for kids to use. IDD was named after... [Read more]

Over 2,000 free backpacks given away at SeaTac Back to School Fair Thursday

Over 2,000 free backpacks given away at SeaTac Back to School Fair Thursday

Over 2,000 FREE backpacks filled with 
school supplies were given away to kids on Thursday (Aug. 15) during the City of SeaTac’s 7th annual Back to School Fair held at Valley Ridge Park. This annual... [Read more]

‘Stuff the Bus’ a huge success; 22,000+ diapers collected at Burien Toyota

‘Stuff the Bus’ a huge success; 22,000+ diapers collected at Burien Toyota

Leah La Frombois, a volunteer for WestSide Baby, shows what 22,000 diapers look like inside a school bus Sunday July 21. Photo by Mark Neuman. by Mark Neuman WestSide Baby’s 13th Annual ‘Stuff... [Read more]

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9′ High School…YMCA style!

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9′ High School…YMCA style!

Lona, a 2012 Level 9 participant from Global Connections High School said: “I am so glad I participated in the Level 9 program. This program helped me feel more prepared for high school. I learned... [Read more]

Burien Toyota is the place & Sunday is the day to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Westside Baby

Burien Toyota is the place & Sunday is the day to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Westside Baby

One of the most helpful and well run public service groups around is WestSide Baby. You can help them in their cause to assist young families with the more expensive items needed for childcare this Sunday,... [Read more]