Community Calendar Week of 2-3-14

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Free Federal Tax Return Preparation
Highline Community College Outreach Center 23835 Pacific Highway S. Sat., Feb. 8, 9-3 p.m. KeyBank and King County United Way are sponsoring Super Refund Saturday. This one-day event in which banking professionals provide free income tax preparation assistance to low- and moderate-income wage earners, will help them identify their eligibility for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This is the kick off to free tax prep help that will be available throughout tax season.

Free Community Dinner
Grace Lutheran Church 22975 24th Ave. S. Every 2nd Tuesday of month, next Feb. 11, 5-6:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends. All are welcome.

Community Wide Sweetheart Dance
Normandy Park Cove 1500 S.W. Shorebrook Dr. Sat., Feb. 15, doors open at 7:30 p.m. with music from 8-11 p.m. Dance to the 20 piece Portage Bay Band. Skill at dancing is not required. Invite your family, friends, and neighbors. Advance tickets $25/ per person. Tables of 8 are available for reservation. BYOB, mixer and light appetizers provided. www.npcove.org
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.
Boulevard Park Library February Events
12015 Roseberg Ave. S. 206-242-8662

Children & Families:
Early Literacy Parties in Spanish ~ Sat., Feb. 1,8,15 & 22, 11 a.m. Series of free workshops for Spanish-speaking families with children newborn-age 5 to learn about Early literacy and how to prepare their children for Kindergarten. Family Movie Night ~ Tues., Feb. 11, 6 p.m. All ages welcome with an adult. Contact library for movie title.

Children & Teens:
Study Zone ~ Mon.—Wed. when school is in session, 6-8 p.m. Grades K-12. Drop-in for free homework help from trained volunteer tutors.

Adults:
Start to Fitness ~ Begin the New year with a more active, healthy lifestyle. Throughout 2014, find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through this new adult series. www.kcls.org/fitness Sports & All Sorts of Phenomenal Physical Feats in Film ~ Sat., Feb. 1, 2 p.m. Join film scholar Lance Rhoades as he takes a look at examples from a wide range of films featuring sports throughout movie history. Computer Class-One-on-One Assistance ~ Mon, Feb. 3,10 & 24, 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. Computer Class-Microsoft Word Level 1 ~ Thur., Feb 13, 5:30 p.m. Please register.

Burien Library February Events
400 S.W. 152nd St, Suite 100 206-243-3490

Children & Families:
Toddler Story Times ~ Mon., Feb. 3,10 & 24, 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m. Ages 24-36 months with an adult. Preschool Story Times ~ Tues., Feb. 4,11 & 25, 11 a.m. Book Buddies ~ Tues., Feb. 4,11,18 & 25, 4 p.m. Kindergarten-4th grade. Get free one- on-one reading help from a trained high school volunteer. Family Story Times ~ Tues., Feb. 4,11 & 25, 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome with an adult. Young Toddler Story Times ~ Wed., Feb. 5,12 & 26, 11 a.m. Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Infant Story Times ~ Wed., Feb. 5,12 & 26, Noon. Ages 3-12 months with an adult. Spanish Story Times ~ Thur., Feb. 6,13,20 & 27, 6:30 p.m. Ages 2 and older with an adult.

Teens:
Mon. & Wed., 5:30 p.m. and Tues. & Thur., 3:30 p.m. Grades K-12. Drop-in for free homework help from volunteer tutors. Lego Mania ~ Feb., 4 & 18, 3 p.m. Use your imagination and build your own design or follow a preset plan. Anime & Manga Club ~ Wed., Feb. 5 & 19, 3 p.m. Watch movies, talk about your favorite anime and manga. Movies & Games ~ Fri., Feb. 7,14,21 & 28, 2:30 p.m. Enjoy movies, card and board games. Teen Wii Bowling League ~ Tues., Feb. 11, 3 p.m. Come have fun. Teen Book Club ~ Wed., Feb. 12, 3:30 p.m.. Contact library for book title. Game On! ~ Thur., Feb. 13,20 & 27, 3 p.m. Play video games at the library! Teen Zone ~ Tues., Feb. 25, 3 p.m. Make stuff or just hang out with your friends.

Adults:
AARP Tax Help ~ Sat., Feb. 1,8,15 & 22, 10 a.m. Free tax help for taxpayers with middle and low income, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Drop-In to Learn About eBooks ~ Sat., Feb. 1 & 15, 3 p.m. Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions. Start to Fitness ~ Begin the New year with a more active, healthy lifestyle. Throughout 2014, find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through this new adult series. www.kcls.org/fitness Walking in Balance ~ Sun., Feb. 2, 3:30 p.m. Join foot expert, Eric Sach, as he shares his knowledge of easy solutions to avoid foot problems, He will share how to walk with better balance, having happier feet to keep you active and moving. Burien Library Guild Meeting ~ Mon. Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. Burien Book Group ~ Life after Life by Kate Atkinson, Wed., Feb. 19, 2 p.m. ESL Classes ~ Tues. & Thur., 6 p.m. Citizenship Classes ~ Wed., 6:30 p.m. Computer Class- One-on-One Assistance ~ Sat., Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22, Noon. Please register. Computer Class- Microsoft Word Level 3 ~ Tues., Feb. 4, 7 p.m. Please register. Computer Class- Microsoft Excel Level 3 ~ Wed., Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m. Please register. Computer Class- Email Level 1 ~ Tues., Feb. 18, 7 p.m. Please register. Computer Class- Microsoft Excel Level 4 ~ Wed., Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m. Please register.

**ONGOING CALENDAR WITH NO EXPIRATION DATE

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 mfawcett-long@highlinemedical.org.

Religion
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. transformburien.org.

Donations
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.

Ongoing

AARP Driverʼs Safety Class
--Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 S.W. Barton St. Held the first Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Call Daystar, 206- 937-6122, formore details
B-Town Business Builders
--Business owners from Burien and the surrounding area are working together to grow our businesses through referrals. Wednesdays, 8:15 a.m.-10 a.m. Burien Elks Lodge, 14006 1st Ave S. For info Roger Gee 206-910-5081
Burien for Progress
—For information, 206-350-7764.
Burien Breakfast Toastmasters
--Second and fourth Thursdays, 7-8:15a.m. Highline Schools ERAC Bldg, 15675 Ambaum Blvd SW For info 206-588-5088 or burienbreakfast.blogspot.com.
Burien Homeschooling Association
—Meets at Highline Christian Church, 14859 1st Ave. S., Fourth Monday of the month. 7 p.m. 206-242-2820.
Burien White Center Rotary Meeting
--Every Thursday at Angelo's Restaurant in Burien at noon. For info contact Tami Greene 206-579-9767.
Changes Parent Support Network Des Moines Chapter
--Grace Lutheran Church,
22975 24th Ave. S. Every Monday, 7-9:30 p.m. Free.
Fitness for Senior Hikers
—Mondays, 8:45 a.m. For information, Matt Griffin YMCA at 206-244-5880.
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)
—For information, Carol Davis at 206-824-2215.
—Tillicum Chapter, founded in Des Moines, seeking family genealogical records, Washington state family histories, bibles, books, periodicals or papers. For information, Carol Davis at 206-824-2215.
Daystar Toastmasters
-Second and fourth Mondays, 12-1p.m. Daystar Retirement Village, Bldg 2, 2615 SW Barton St. For info 206-932-6706 or daystarclub.freetoasthost.us.
Evergreen Community Aquatics Center
--Come any weekday at 4:15 p.m. and try out free for Coach CG or Coach Joel. www.WhitewaterAquatics.com.
Exchange Club
—Highline, 206-243-7220.
Godʼs Grace in Action
—206-498-3783.
Grief Support Groups
—Highline Medical Center, 206-439-9095.
Jetsetters Toastmasters
--First and Third Wednesdays of each month, 12-1 p.m. 18000 Intl. Blvd. S across from SeaTac Airport. For info Roberta 253-529-8348 or robertamacdonald1@msn.com.
Kiwanis
—Des Moines, 206-878-8294.
Leading Knights Toastmasters
--Wednesdays 7-8:30p.m. Burien Elk's Lodge, 14006
1st Ave S. For info 206-769-6824 or leadingknights.freetoasthost.info League of Women Voters/King County South—206-243-7161.
Lion's Club
—Burien, 206-244-3555; Des Moines, second and fourth Wednesdays. For information, janetyr@aol.com or 206-244-3913.
Messies Anonymous
—Meets weekly in Des Moines. For information, Elizabeth at 206-248-2922.
Reiki Clinic
--Second Tuesday, 10-12 p.m. Scheduled by half hour. Minimal donation is suggested. 206-988-3700
Rotary Clubs
—Burien/White Center, 206-433-1700; Des Moines, Wednesdays at noon, Landmark on the Sound, 206-878-1380.
SeaTac Social Garden School
—206-244-7523.
Solveig Lodge 31 Daughters of Norway
—For information, Judy at 206-246-0430.
Soundwaves Toastmasters
--First and third Thursdays, 7-8:30p.m. Wesley Homes Admin Bldg, 21631 11th Ave S. For info 206-661-4801 or soundwa.blogspot.com.
Specialty Skills Clinics
--Matt Griffin YMCA, 17874 Des Moines Memorial Drive. Yearround sports programs for children with special needs. For information, 206-244-5880.
Sunuppers Advanced Toastmasters
--Second Saturday, 8-10a.m. Anyone can visit but must be CC to join. For info 206-588-5088 or sunuppers.freetoasthost.net/index.html.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
—Second Wednesday, 7:30
p.m. At Paralyzed Veterans of America Hall, 616 S.W. 152nd St., Burien. For information, Bob Hall at 206-248-2300 or 206-242-2767.
Wednesday Family Night
—For information, 206-244-9400.

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