Community Calendar Week of 3-3-14

Deadline for receiving items for Community Calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday for the following weekʼs Times/News. Events are published based on timeliness and space availability. Email submissions to: calendar@robinsonnews.com 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.

Be a Beach Naturalist in 2014!
Care about beaches and good with people? Register by March 22 to be a volunteer beach naturalist with the Seattle Aquarium at a Seattle-area beach this summer. Naturalists will receive training from marine and interpretative experts and then spend low-tide weekdays and weekend days from May 27 - August 11 helping visitors enjoy the beach without harming it at Seahurst Park, Des Moines Beach Park, Salt Water State Park, or Redondo Beach. Training begins March 25. For information: j.mathisen@seattleaquarium.org or call (206)386-4365. To register: BeachNaturalist@seattleaquarium.org

Highline Classic Jazz Festival
Landmark Event Center 23660 Marine view Dr. Sat., March 8, 2:30-10 p.m. Puget Sound’s only jazz festival that exclusively features jazz from the early part of the 20th Century. Fourteen bands on 3 stages, two dance floors, swing and Latin dance clinic, two no-host wine/beer bars, five-course dinner available. $35 - $40, ages 18 and under free. www.HighlineClassicJazz.com

Des Moines Library Events

21620 11th Ave. S. 206-824-6066 Registration not required. Free. Open to everyone. English Talk Time ~ Every Mon., 5-6 p.m. Practice English conversation and meet people from around the world. Led by English speakers.
Citizenship Classes ~ Every Thurs., 6-7 p.m. Free. Get help with the Citizenship process including civics and government questions, and reading and writing skills.

Spring Health & Beauty Event
Burien Bartell Drugs 14901 4th Ave. S.W., Ste. 100 Health Clinic ~ Sat., March 8, 9 a.m.--Noon. Free or at discounted fees. Services include blood glucose testing, blood glucose meter exchange and meter education, cholesterol testing, bone density screenings for osteoporosis, blood pressure testing for hypertension, and others. Hair Styling Tips By Conair ~ Sat., March 15, 11-2 p.m. Free. Representatives will spotlight the latest hair styling tools and tips. Cosmetic Demonstrations ~ Sat., March 15, 3-6 p.m. Free. Cosmetologists will give free “mini makeovers” that focus on the latest colors and products for Spring. Products include newest offerings from various cosmetic companies. www.bartelldrugs.com

Boulevard Park Library March Events
12015 Roseberg Ave. S. 206-242-8662

Children & Families:
Early Literacy Parties in Spanish ~ Sat., March 8 &15, 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. Stay & Play Family Story Times ~ Tues., March 11, 18 & 25, 10:15 a.m. Newborn to age 5 with an adult. Family Movie Night ~ Tues., March 11, 6 p.m. All ages welcome with an adult. Contact library for movie title.
Evening Family Story Times ~ Wed., March 12,19 & 26, 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome with an adult.
Spanish Story Times ~ Sat., March 15,22 & 29, 2 p.m. All ages welcome with an adult.

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:
Computer Help: One-on-One Assistance ~ Mon., March 10,17,24 & 31 5:30-6:30 p.m. If you need extra help on the computer, a KCLS volunteer instructor can help you. Assistance provided on a drop-in basis using a library laptop. Drop-In to Learn About eBooks ~ Sat., March 29, 3-4:30 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

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

Children & Families:

Toddler Story Times ~ Mon., March 10,17,24 & 31, 10:15 a.m. & 11 a.m. Ages 24-36 months with adult. Celebrate Our World ~ Mon., March 10, 4 p.m. Presented by Imagine Children’s Museum. Ages 3 and older with adult. Get your passport stamped as you travel around the world and learn about traditions, play games and make crafts from other countries. Preschool Story Times ~ Tues., March 11, 18 & 25, 11 a.m. Ages 3-6 with adult. Book Buddies ~ Tues., March 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., March 11,18 & 25, 6:30 p.m. All ages welcome with adult. Young Toddler Story Times ~ Wed., March 12,19 & 26, 11 a.m. Ages 12-24 months with adult. Infant Story Times ~ Wed., March 12,19 & 26, Noon. Ages 3-12 months with adult.
Spanish Story Times ~ Thur., March 6,13,20 & 27, 6:30 p.m. Ages 2 and older with adult.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party with Eric Ode ~ Fri. March 7, 11 a.m. Enjoy a morning of rhyme & rhythm, song & silliness to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 110th birthday. Music & entertainment by award winning children’s songwriter Eric Ode.

Teens:
Study Zone ~ 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 ~ Tues., March 18, 3 p.m. Use your imagination and build your own design or follow a preset plan. Anime & Manga Club ~ Wed., March 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., March 11, 3 p.m. Come have fun. Teen Book Club ~ Wed., March 12, 3:30 p.m.. Contact library for book title.
Game On! ~ Thur., March 6,13,20 & 27, 3 p.m. Play video games at the library!
Movies & Games ~ Fri., March 7,14,21 & 28, 2:30 p.m. Movies, cards & board games.
Teen Zone ~ Tues., March 25, 3 p.m. Make stuff or just hang out with your friends.

Adults:
AARP Tax Help ~ Sat., March 8,15 & 22, 10 a.m. Free tax help for taxpayers with middle and low income, with special attention to ages 60 and older. Bring picture ID, documented proof of Social Security #, last year’s return, and all current tax documents.
Burien Library Guild Meeting ~ Mon., March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Drop-In to Learn About eBooks ~ Sat., March 15, 3 p.m. & thurs., March 20, 7 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., March 23, 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 Book Group ~ Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple, Wed., March 19, 2 p.m.
ESL Classes ~ Tues. & Thur., 6 p.m. Citizenship Classes ~ Wed., 6:30 p.m. Meet with others working their way towards US Citizenship. Assistance with the exam, the interview and other steps in the process.
Computer Class Internet Level 1 ~ Tues., March 18, 7 p.m. Computer Class Internet Level 2 ~ Wed., March 19, 10:30 a.m.

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

The Board of Commissioners Water District No. 45 March Meeting Change
District Office 10059 8th Ave. S.W. Tues., March 11, 6 p.m. Regular Monthly Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m.

Comfort Keepers Spring Health Classes
SeaTac Community Center 13735 24th Ave. S.
Register: Kathleen (206)973-4680 Home Organization & Downsizing ~ Wed., March 19, 12:30 p.m. Free. Join us for some innovative ideas that can make your living space safe and efficient. Presented by Annie Brooks, Blessed with Less, and Sheila Goodfellow, CSA of Comfort Keepers. Memory & Aging: What’s Normal, What’s Not? ~ Wed., April 16, 12:30 p.m. Free. Get the latest facts and information on the UW’s research. Presented by Julie Moorer, RN, UW and Veteran’s Administration, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and Sheila Goodfellow, CSA of Comfort Keepers. Loss & Grief ~ Wed., May 21, 12:30 p.m. Each individual has different reactions to any loss they experience in life which include emotional, physical and mental effects. Gain insights and learn some valuable coping mechanisms that can help you through the grieving process. Presented by Scott Lavis, LICSW, Medical Social Worker, Highline Home Health & Hospice.

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 & 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.

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.

**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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