Community Calendar Week of 7-14-14

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Writer, Photographer Victoria Miller Presents “Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys, and Ducks”

Burien Books
824 S.W. 152nd St.
Sat., July 19, 1-3 p.m. Free community event with talk and book signing by Washington native and former Burienite, Victoria Redhed Miller. The “how-to and why-to” of raising heritage poultry, including lessons learned the hard way. The author is available for more in-depth information as she gives many talks in the Puget Sound area about raising chickens, sustainability and her experiences.

Advance Directives: Your Life, Your Choices

Des Moines Activity/Senior Center
2045 S. 216th St.
Learn how to make informed decisions about your end of life care; find guidance for the important conversations to have with loved ones and learn to document your wishes so your family and health care providers know your choices. Hosted by Des Moines/Normandy Park Activity Center and presented by Group Health. Information or to register call 206.878.1642.
Tuesday, July 29, 7pm evening presentation.

SeaTac Music in the Park Summer Concert Series

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and family and friends to enjoy live music. Performances are free. For Angle Lake shows additional parking available at Alaska Airline parking lot north of park. Sponsored by SeaTac Parks & Recreation and supported by 4Culture. Concerts 6:30-8pm. Fridays: July 18 GO Nation (80s Rock)-Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden; Following at Angle Lake Park: Aug. 1 Christopher Patin (Jazz); Aug. 8 Long Stride (Roots Reggae Band); Aug. 15 Show Nuff Funk (Funk Band); Aug. 22 Kellee Bradley (American/Folk).

Theatre in the Park - Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona”

Angle Lake Park
Friday, July 25, 7pm. Free Admission. Presented by Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Wooden O Theatre, sponsored by SeaTac Parks & Recreation and supported by 4Culture. Additional parking available at Alaska Airline parking lot north of park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and family and friends. Description: “Best pals find themselves rivals for the affections of Sylvia while Julie, Proteus‘ forgotten gal, hatches a plan to win back her man.” This comic mid-century take on the impulsive nature of romance will win your heart.

Former Burienite, Writer Eliot Baker Presents “The Last Ancient”

Burien Books
824 S.W. 152nd St.
Sat., July 26, 1-3 p.m. Free community event of meet the author and book signing for “The Last Ancient” by former Burienite and Highline High School Alumni, Eliot Baker, current resident of Finland, who is visiting on book tour. “A multilayered, surprising and beautifully written novel of mythology, suspense and mystery.” - Kirkus Reviews; Novel of the Year, 2013 Champagne Book Group Annual Author Awards; “This wickedly fun horror novel thrusts readers into a Nantucket setting with a mixture of local hunters, wealthy do-gooders, and a sordid family past.” - Foreword Clarion Review.

New Alzheimer’s Association Men’s Caregiver Support Group

Saviour’s Lutheran Church
158 S. 168th St.
3rd Thurs. of month, 1-2:30 p.m. A free support group for unpaid male care partners of individuals with memory loss. A place for male caregivers to learn and gain support from other male caregivers who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Also an opportunity for participants to receive information of care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. Information: Gerry Crouch 206-632-3985 / www.alzwa.org

Burien Arts Gallery

826 S.W. 152nd St.
206-244-7808
www.BurienArts.org
Gallery open, Wed.-Sat., Noon-6 p.m.; Sunday, Noon-4 p.m. July show features three local artists—Ken DeRoux, Robert Dean and Diane Baxter. Abstract and mixed media. Show runs through July.

2014 Summer Concert Series

Des Moines Beach Park
22030 Cliff Ave. S.
Wednesday nights, July 9 through Aug. 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy your evening out with great music, food and drink! Destination Des Moines’ Beer & Wine Garden will offer wines and beers. Curb Jumpers Food Truck offers Gourmet Sliders, sweet potato fries, and deserts for purchase. Bring a blanket and enjoy the show, staged to the North of the Founders Lodge. Donations are appreciated. July 23 - Ted Vigil; 30 - Cascada; Aug. 6 - The Coats; 13- Bitter Tonic. information: 206-870-6527 / www.desmoineswa.gov/artscommission

Summer Marble Spectacular Show

The Ramada
15901 W. Valley Highway
Sat., July 19, 10-3 p.m. IAMC presents this Marble Spectacular. $3/Adult non-members; children free.Bring your marbles for evaluation, show or trade. Other events Wed. evening, July 16 - Fri. evening July 18. Information at www.iamc.us or Lee at 253.815.6928

The Official Burien “After” Block Party

Black Zia Cantina
15212 6th Ave. S.W.
Sat., July 19, show starts at 10:30 p.m. sharp! 21 and over only! No cover charge - free show. A who’s who of Burien rock stars and rock ‘n rollers are playing: Permanent Record 10:30 p.m., Silver 8 11:15 p.m., Army of Dagon 12 a.m., and all of your fave Burien homeboys, musicians and rock stars, and a few more not from Burien!

Boulevard Park Library July Events

12015 Roseberg Ave. S.
206-242-8662 or www.kcls.org/programs to register

Children & Families:

Counteract the Summer Learning Slide with New Summer Reading & Learning Program ~ “Thinkology: The Study of Fun” Build robots, do hands-on science projects, learn magic, create puppets and read! Be prepared for school in the fall. For details, visit any KCLS library of kcls.org/kids/summer
Kid’s Choice Film Fest ~ Thurs., July 24 & 31, 11am, Cast your vote and choose the movie of the week! Pick up a ballot each week.
Family Story Times ~ Wed., July 23 & 30, 6:30pm. All ages welcome with adult.
Build a Robot Puppet ~ Sat., July 19, 2pm. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Design and build a moveable robot puppet.
Robotics Workshop for Children ~ Sat., July 26, Noon. Ages 7-12. Registration required. Presented by Raisbeck Aviation High School Robotics.

Teens:

Teen Movie ~ Tues., July 22, 5:30pm. Middle and high school students teens-only screening! Call library for movie title.

Adults:

Computer Help: One-on-One Assistance ~ Mon., July 21 & 28, 5:30pm. Have computer or software questions? A KCLS volunteer instructor can help you.You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.
Assistance provided on a drop-in basis using a library laptop.
Start to Fitness ~ 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 July Events

400 S.W. 152nd St., Suite 100
206-243-3490 or www.kcls.org/programs to register

Children & Families:

Counteract the Summer Learning Slide with New Summer Reading & Learning Program ~ “Thinkology: The Study of Fun” Build robots, do hands-on science projects, learn magic, create puppets and read! Be prepared for school in the fall. For details, visit any KCLS library of kcls.org/kids/summer
Evening Family Story Times ~ Tues., July 22 & 29, 6:30pm. All ages welcome with adult.
Young Toddler Story Times ~ Thurs, July 24 & 31, 11am. Ages 12-24 months with adult.
Infant Story Times ~ Thurs., July 24 & 31, Noon. Ages 3-12 months with adult.
Spanish Story Times ~ Thurs., July 24 & 31, 6:30pm. Ages 2 & older with adult.
Early Literacy Parties in Spanish ~ Thurs., July ,24 & 31, 1pm. Ages newborn-5 with adult. Series of 8 free workshops in Spanish for families to learn about Early Literacy and how to prepare their children for Kindergarten.
Robotics Workshop for Children ~ Fri., July 25, Noon. Ages 7-12. Registration required-one workshop only. Presented by Raisbeck Aviation High School Robotics.
Toddler Story Times ~ Mon., July 21 & 28, 10:15am & 11am. Ages 24-36 months with adult.
Yes, It Is Rocket Science! ~ Tues., July 22, 10:30am & Noon. Ages 5-7 with adult. Registration required. Presented by The Museum of Flight.
We Learn, We build, We Play ~ Wed., July 30, 10:30am & Noon. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Presented by Bricks4Kidz. Lear engineering fundamental with Lego Blocks.

Teens:

Teen Zone ~ Tues., July 22, 3pm. Middle & high schoolers read, make stuff or just hang out with your friends!

Adults:

Computer Help: One-on-One Assistance ~ Fri., July 18 & 25, 10:30am; Sat., July 12, Noon; Wed., July 23, 10:30am. Have computer or software questions? A KCLS volunteer instructor can help you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.
Drop-In to Learn About eBooks ~ Sat., July 19 & 26, 3 p.m. Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.
Start to Fitness ~ 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
Start to Fitness: Chair Yoga-Finding Peace at Work ~ Sat., July 19, 2pm. Learn 12 easy poses that relieve stress.
Start to Fitness: Scottish Country Dance for All ~ Fri., July 25, 6:30pm. Held at Lake Burien School Memorial Park. Learn some fun beginner’s dances to live music.
Start to Fitness: Fit by Nature-Get Outside, Active & Healthy ~ Wed., July 30, 7pm. Join Nicole Nazzaro, co-author of “Fit by Nature’ & the founder of “The Wellness Playbook,” for an interactive, fun workshop of jump-starting your fitness program. Leave with a personalized plan for getting fit!
Master Gardener Clinics ~ Wed., 5pm. Get your gardening questions answered.
Citizenship Classes ~ Wed., 6:30pm. Meet with others working their way towards US Citizenship. Assistance with the exam, the interview and other steps in the process.
Master Gardener Clinics ~ Wednesdays, 5pm. Get your gardening questions answered.
Citizenship Classes ~ Wed., 6:30pm. Meet with others working their way towards US Citizenship. Assistance with the exam, the interview and other steps in the process.

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 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. www.teamsurvivornw.org

**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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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. 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 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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