Community Calendar Week of 1-13-14

Deadline for receiving items for Community Calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday for the following week’s Times/News. Events are published based on timeliness and space availability. Email submissions to:
Items can be accepted from nonprofit groups and government agencies only. Others may call Dona Ozier at 206-708-1378 for inclusion in our “Out & About” advertising section.
Recovery Night
Burien Library
400 S.W. 152nd St.
Sun., Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m. Ages 13-25. Music, games, movies and prizes at Recovering Youth in Motion. Information: 206-251-9171 or

SW King School Retirees Association Meeting
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
19030 8th Ave. S.
Mon., Jan. 27, 11:30 a.m. Donation: $6. A lunch will be served. Noon program will feature Highline School District Superintendent, Susan Enfield, Ed.D., presenting the progress of the new strategic plan for our community schools, and bold goals for our students. Donations for local food banks will be accepted, including diapers, and eye glasses. A book exchange is also still going on. Bring another retiree with you. Questions, call Eileen 206-878-3294.

Empty Bowls 2014 Benefit
Burien Community Center
14700 6th Ave. S.W.
Fri., Jan. 31, Lunch 11-2 p.m. & Dinner 4-8 p.m. Join us for a meal and help fight hunger in our community! Moshier Art Center Potters have donated bowls to be filled with soup at this fun event...all are invited! Donation (minimum) $15/adults; $10/ children. Your donation will get you the opportunity to pick out a beautiful handmade bowl, as well as a simple but wonderful meal of soup, bread, dessert and drink - all donated by local businesses. All proceeds benefit the Highline & White Center Food Banks. Info: / / 206-988-3700

King County Water District No. 20 Board of Commissioners
Regular meetings are on the first Wednesday and third Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the district office located at 12606 1st Avenue South, Seattle. For more information, please call 206-243-3990.

Free Community Dinner
Grace Lutheran Church
22975 24th Ave. S.
Every 2nd Tuesday of month, 5-6:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends. All are welcome.

Boulevard Park Library Events
12015 Roseberg Ave. S.

Children & Families:
Family Story Times ~ Wed., Jan. 22 & 29, 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome with adult.
Early Literacy Parties in Spanish ~ Saturdays., Jan. 18 through March 15, 11 a.m. Series of eight free workshops in Spanish for families to learn about Early Literacy and how to prepare their children for Kindergarten.
Children & Teens:
Study Zone ~ Mon., Tues. & Wed., 6-8 p.m. (Except Mon., Jan. 20.) Grades K-12. Drop-in for free homework help from trained volunteer tutors.
Adults: Computer Class-One-on-One Assistance ~ Mon, Jan. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m. If you need extra help on the computer, a KCLS volunteer instructor can help you. No appointment necessary, assistance provided on a drop-in basis using a library laptop.


Matt Griffin YMCA
Bilingual Play 'N Learn (Spanish)--Mondays, 2-3 p.m. Bilingual play groups are organized for young children 0-5 years and the people who take care of them. Register at 206-244-5880 YMCA, 3595 188th St., SeaTac 98188. Free to the community.

Highline Medical Center
Hospice volunteer training—Highline Hospice is seeking caring and compassionate volunteers interested in working with terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers provide patient support, caregiver respite, bereavement support or office assistance. Also in need of office volunteers to assist with filing and mailings. Contact Michele at 206-439-9095 or

Transform Burien—Free clothing and non-perishable food. Sundays and Wednesdays. Noon- 2 p.m. 425 S.W. 144th St. Donations accepted. For information, 206-244-1399.

Water District 20--Water District 20 wishes to remind everyone that we are accepting donations throughout the year of food and cash on behalf of the White Center and Highline Area food banks. 12606 1st Ave. S.

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