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YETI offering Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November

YETI offering Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November

The local non-profit Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) will be offering a Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November: Oct. 20: Hike for Middle School Students Ages 12-14 Oct.... [Read more]

Come support Hi-Liners at their Spring Bookfair Fundraiser Sun., April 22

Come support Hi-Liners at their Spring Bookfair Fundraiser Sun., April 22

Come support Burien’s Hi-Liners during their Spring Bookfair Fundraiser this coming Sunday, April 22 at Barnes & Noble in Tukwila. “Join us as we count down to our spring production of... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners ‘The Lion King, Jr.’ will be Saturday, April 14

Auditions for Hi-Liners ‘The Lion King, Jr.’ will be Saturday, April 14

Are you between the ages of 7-15? Enjoy singing and dancing? Register for the Hi-Liners no-tears workshop style audition on Saturday, April 14! Be a part of The Hi-Liners Summer 2018 show, Disney’s... [Read more]

City’s Town Hall for Youth Engagement & Community Safety will be Mon., April 9

City’s Town Hall for Youth Engagement & Community Safety will be Mon., April 9

The City of Burien is inviting the community to a Town Hall discussion on how to engage youth and enhance community safety on Monday, April 9. In the wake of the tragic death of two teens last week,... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has suggestions for local youth programs

LETTER: Resident has suggestions for local youth programs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Since the city does not publish letters... [Read more]

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

The City of Burien is seeking help to determine what the needs are for the youth and teens of Burien, and is looking for people to take a short survey, which they say “is very important for the future... [Read more]

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

TEAM SWISH SPRING FLING BAZAAR **Just in time for Mothers Day** Come shop with over 30 vendors and crafters at a fundraiser for a local youth Basketball team: WHERE: 134 So. 206th St. Des Moines WA... [Read more]

Registration for PacWest Little League opens this week

Registration for PacWest Little League opens this week

PacWest Little League baseball and Softball registration begins this week, and new players are encouraged to sign up! See below for dates, times & locations: Jan 26th, 6-8PM @ Highline Christian... [Read more]

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.), a local non-profit dedicated to engaging youth in meaningful, outdoor adventures, this week announced the naming of Jordan Kimmerly (pictured above)... [Read more]

Southwest Little League holding Family Yard Sale this weekend

Southwest Little League holding Family Yard Sale this weekend

The Southwest Little League will be holding a Family Yard Sale this weekend – Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 & 28.  Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3522 SW 102nd Street in Arbor... [Read more]

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

By Jack Mayne At least a couple of Burien teens credit a city-sponsored youth program with helping them make friends which one said was much better than spending time with a smart phone. At a special meeting... [Read more]

Burien City Council considers establishing a youth ‘service club’

Burien City Council considers establishing a youth ‘service club’

by Jack Mayne During the past few weeks, Burien City Councilmembers have expressed interest in developing a Youth Council to ensure “the youth in our community have a mechanism to be heard and express... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Matt Griffin YMCA offering ‘Safe Sitter’ certification course Saturday, Feb. 27

Matt Griffin YMCA offering ‘Safe Sitter’ certification course Saturday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be offering a ‘Safe Sitter’ certification course on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Safe Sitter® students learn skills to prevent problems... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding Open House at St. Francis on Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding Open House at St. Francis on Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be hosting a monthly open house on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at St. Francis Church, located at 15216 21st Ave SW, in Unity Place meeting hall (found around the back of the church). All... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ ends this weekend

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ ends this weekend

Hi-Liners actors Erin Glaman and Nate Evenson in “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”–running this weekend at Renton Civic Theater. Photo by Jean Johnson Productions. REMINDER: The... [Read more]

Police Explorer program kick-off meeting will be at Burien P.D. Monday, Nov. 2

Police Explorer program kick-off meeting will be at Burien P.D. Monday, Nov. 2

The Burien Police Department wants our Readers to know about the start up of a Police Explorer program, and they’re looking for teens to participate. Exploring allows teens ages 14-20 (must have... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Fun in the sun!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff Fun in the sun! The school year is... [Read more]

City, Burien Police will work with Auburn Youth Resources for homeless youth

City, Burien Police will work with Auburn Youth Resources for homeless youth

The City of Burien announced this week that the Burien Police Department will soon be working with Auburn Youth Resources (AYR) to help our city’s homeless youth. Even though it is headquartered... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre 2015 DownStage Center Spring Show ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ will open on Friday, May 1 at the Renton Civic Theatre. About the Show: While... [Read more]

YETI Summer Camps start soon

YETI Summer Camps start soon

Sleep under the stars this summer at a YETI camp! YETI summer camps are targeted to the most adventuresome of kids.  Each camp is customized by the YETI Master leading the camp, so you can be sure they... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

South Highline National Little League’s Skills Clinics start Thursday, Dec. 11

The South Highline National Little League will be holding Skills Clinics starting Dec. 11: December is a great time for your kids to learn or polish up their baseball OR softball skills. Please join SHNLL... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Soccer mid-season tryouts start Wednesday, Dec. 3

Highline Premier Football Club, Boys 01/02 team is hosting mid season tryouts the first week of December to attract 12-­13 year old boys to play with the team. The tryouts will be during team practices... [Read more]

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

The City of Burien on Thursday (Aug. 21) issued a statement about an ongoing homeless problem in Annex Park, which is located at SW 146th and 4th Ave SW…