The 2014 Burien Farmers Market season starts on May 1st!

Burien Farmers Market
Burien Town Square Park
Every Thursday May 1st - Oct 30th

11am-6pm

Discover Burien will again put on the weekly event every Thursday on 5th Ave & SW 152nd St in Burien Town Square Park, from 11am to 6pm. The Farmers Market features locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as live entertainment each week, along with some selected craft booths. This year you will also be able to purchase a boxed lunch to go. The Market Fresh lunches will be available from 12pm – 2pm and will feature offerings from Burien restaurants.

Though the date is approaching quickly, vendors, individuals, or nonprofits that wish to participate in the 2014 Farmers Market can still apply by downloading and submitting the “Farmer Market Rules and Vendor Registration” form from the Discover Burien website or by calling the event manager, Debra George at (206) 941-7199.

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Highline Schools look to potential building bond

By Ann Kendall

What do you do with a 100 year old brick school building that can’t be brought up to code adequately? Where do you find space for over 2,000 more students that will join a school system in the next decade? And how do you find room to bring class sizes in primary grades down to 17:1 by 2018? All of these questions are currently on the table for Highline Public Schools as the Board considers possibilities on how to handle crowded classrooms, lower class size mandates and several aging schools that can no longer be upgraded.

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Discover Burien Open House held April 16

It was Members Only again at the Discover Burien Open House held April 16 at Highline Hearing Professionals. Each month, Discover Burien hosts a networking event at a different member business in the community. If your business is not already a member, call them today to get signed up. The number is 206-433-2882. The organization is Burien's chamber of commerce. They sponsor regular events in the community, including the Thursday Farmer's Market, an Easter egg hunt and the Highline Garden Tour June 14.

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