Community Calendar Week of 6-8-14

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.

Walgreens & AARP “Way to Well”
Free Blood Pressure, Cholesterol & Glucose and Comprehensive Weight Assessment health tests and services for the community ($100 value).
Walgreen Drug Store
14656 Ambaum Blvd. S.W.
Fri., June 13, noon--6 p.m.
Burien Strawberry Festival
Town Square Park
400 S.W. 152nd St.
Sat., June 14, 10-8 p.m.

Highline Garden Tour
Sat., June 14, 10-4 p.m. Information at Visit beautiful gardens in Burien, SeaTac and Normandy Park. Enjoy artists, music, coupons, drawings for gardening gifts, and plant sale.

Burien Toxics Awareness Week June 16-21
Burien City Council Chambers
400 S.W. 152nd St., 1st floor
Burien Council Meeting June 16, 7 p.m. A representative from Flight Pattern Kids (FPK) will present the latest information on how toxins, especially those surrounding SeaTac Airport, can cause birth defects, auto-immune diseases and cancer and how your family can avoid becoming a victim.

Burien Arts Gallery
826 S.W. 152nd St.
Gallery open, Wed.-Sat., Noon-6 p.m.; Sunday, Noon-4 p.m. “The Art of the Atelier,” drawings by the students and graduates of the Aristides Atelier at Gage Academy in Seattle illustrate how drawing provides the foundation for quality works of art. June 5-30. Opening Reception, June 5, 4-8 p.m.

Des Moines & Burien Master Gardener Clinics
Free. Get answers to general gardening questions, learn about proper plant selection, bring sample of diseased plant for diagnosis and treatment recommendations, and have an insect or plant identified. Learn the least toxic ways to treat diseases and pests.
Furney’s Nursery
21215 International Blvd. S.
Saturdays, through Sept. 27, 10-4 p.m. Closed May 3, 24, July 5 and Aug. 30
Burien Library
400 S.W. 152nd St.
Wednesdays, through Aug. 27, 5-8 p.m.

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.

Team Survivor Northwest Classes
Highline Cancer Center
Meditation Room
16233 Sylvester Rd. S.W. #110
Thursdays, 3-4 p.m. Team Survivor Northwest offers free fitness classes, let by Ann Ford, to all female cancer survivors. The mission of Team Survivor Northwest is to support women in their cancer recovery through empowering programs of physical activity and health education.


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.


AARP Driver’s 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, for more 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
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.
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)—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
Evergreen Community Aquatics Center--Come any weekday at 4:15 p.m. and try out free for Coach CG or Coach Joel.
Exchange Club—Highline, 206-243-7220.
God’s 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
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
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, 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
Specialty Skills Clinics--Matt Griffin YMCA, 17874 Des Moines Memorial Drive. Year-round 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
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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