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Celebrate ‘Festivus’ White Center style at fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9

Celebrate ‘Festivus’ White Center style at fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9

The White Center community will come together to celebrate Festivus on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the White Center Eagles Hall. Tickets are $35 each, or a table of 8 for $250; ticket price includes prime... [Read more]

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library System (KCLS), recently recognized 15 honorees last Saturday at Friends’ Day, an annual celebration of KCLS volunteers, including Rubina “Ruby” Arrants of the White Center Library... [Read more]

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. this FRIDAY, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 11

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 11

The Shorewood Holiday Bazaar – coming Saturday, Nov. 11 – is a longstanding tradition in the Shorewood community, featuring over 60 talented local crafter-vendors selling handmade goods ranging from... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

October is ‘Paint your Fire Hydrant Pink’ Month (aka Cancer Awareness Month)

October is ‘Paint your Fire Hydrant Pink’ Month (aka Cancer Awareness Month)

By Mark Ufkes October is Breast and All Cancer Awareness Month. To do our part to promote cancer health awareness, my remarkable wife Lois Schipper and I spent an hour painting our White Center fire... [Read more]

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 28

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 28

The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center, in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd, 98146.) Doors... [Read more]

‘Burien Man’ arts fest SeaCompression coming to Burien this Saturday night

‘Burien Man’ arts fest SeaCompression coming to Burien this Saturday night

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: SeaCompression – an arts-centric fundraiser festival sometimes called ‘Burien Man’ – is returning to Burien this Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4 p.m. –... [Read more]

Fall Festival coming to White Center on Tuesday, Oct. 31

Fall Festival coming to White Center on Tuesday, Oct. 31

Join the vibrant White Center community for a safe evening full of fun, community building, and some candy too at a Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 31. This all ages event will have a little something... [Read more]

Rocktoberfest documentary fundraiser will be Sept. 9 at Company Store

Rocktoberfest documentary fundraiser will be Sept. 9 at Company Store

Rocktoberfest – coming Saturday, Sept. 9 – is an age 21+ Oktoberfest-themed event benefitting Circle of Cells: a unique, autobiographical documentary about international stem cell donation and cancer... [Read more]

Orchestra of Flight seeking percussionists, string players for new season

Orchestra of Flight seeking percussionists, string players for new season

The Orchestra of Flight – a community orchestra based in White Center – invites string players and percussionists to join them for their new season, beginning Sept. 11, 2017. Rehearsals are Monday... [Read more]

Free ‘Buddhism 101’ class offered at White Center Library Thurs., Aug. 24

Free ‘Buddhism 101’ class offered at White Center Library Thurs., Aug. 24

Do you believe in lasting happiness? More than 2500 years ago the Buddha taught that every human being is born with the ability to become happy. Nichiren Buddhism teaches that you can establish a state... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last chance to see Highline Bears this year is next Friday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last chance to see Highline Bears this year is next Friday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center in 2017 on Saturday, July 29 at Steve Cox Memorial Park with a piano decorated by Eric Kolbe and another great lineup of yoga, performances, free... [Read more]

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

What will your memories of Summer 2017 be? Most people form specific memories that stand out in Technicolor vividness because of their significance or intensity. Every year, the PowellsWood Garden Storytelling... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As I sit on the bus, riding my way through White Center, it’s slowly become easier and easier to see changes happening around me. New buildings, new restaurants... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com The Burien Film Festival (BFF) is offering sponsorship opportunities for its upcoming 2017 season! Choose your level of sponsorship and receive exclusive opportunities... [Read more]

‘Oh say, can you sing?’ Highline Bears seeking National Anthem singers

‘Oh say, can you sing?’ Highline Bears seeking National Anthem singers

The Highline Bears announced this week that they will be holding tryouts for talented artists and performers on Sunday, April 30, to get the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at a 2017 Highline... [Read more]