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Fall 2013

Fall Family Events

Free Fitness Try-Outs

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BURIEN RECREATION GUIDE FALL 2013 Registration Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Park Walks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Performing Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Families & All Ages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Specialized Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Parent & Child . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Preschool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Teen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Teen After-School Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Adult Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Adult Enrichment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Adult Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Travel for 50+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Adults 50+ Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Facility Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Park Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

RENTAR LAS INSTALACIONES o INSCRIBIRSE PARA UN PROGRAMA ¿Sabía usted que puede rentar el Centro Comunitario o los cobertizos para picnics en el Parque Seahurst para su reunión familiar? Ofrecemos también una amplia gama de clases para todo el mundo, desde los más chicos hasta los adultos mayores. Si no habla inglés, lo podemos atender más rápido si trae un amigo o familiar que le pueda interpretar. Visite el Centro Comunitario en el 14700 6th Ave SW en Burien de lunes a jueves de las 8:30 AM a las 8:00 PM, viernes de las 8:30 AM a las 5:00 PM, y sábados de las 8:00 AM a las 12:00 PM.

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Admission: $6 per child Parents & children under 1 free Purchase tickets online at

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Dinner, Wine, Entertainment, Silent Auction

Friday September 20 5:00–8:00pm

Burien Community Center

$15 / RD $12

Buy local, buy handmade, buy sustainable, buy one of a kind...

Saturday, Dec. 7 10am–3pm Moshier Art Center 430 S 156th, Burien   

Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares. Come to this amazing sale to find hundreds of items such as mugs, bowls, serving dishes, casseroles, garden art, jewelry, planters, and more! Come early for the best selection. Cash or checks accepted.

MoshierArtCenter.org 206.988.3700

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Local Walking Paths & Trails EASY

Gravel surface & minimal distance Hazel Valley Park .25 mile gravel loop 251 SW 126th

Lake Burien School Park

.25 mile flat gravel loop 14640 18th Ave SW

Puget Sound Park .5 mile cinder track 135 SW 126th Street

Sylvester Middle School Track

.25 mile track 16222 Sylvester Rd SW

Lakeview Park

Non-gravel surface, more distance, & some inclines Mathison Park .25 loop trail 533 S 146th

MODERATE to HIGH

Salmon Creek Ravine

1.9 miles of trails 12540 Shorewood Dr SW

Longer distance, steep inclines, and/or uneven surfaces

Eagle Landing Park* .3 gravel trail to 289 staircase to beach 14641 25th Ave SW

Join Burien neighbors and others to walk and talk for fun conversation and exercise. Walking allows you to get the kinks out, clear the cobwebs, change your outlook and get a body that feels and functions better!

1ST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 2:00 PM

.20 gravel loop 422 SW 160th

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BURIEN WALK-n-TALKS

Seahurst Park*

Meet up location and walking route will be posted on WABI website a few days before the walk. Subscribe for e-mail notices. www.WabiBurien.org

ABOUT WABI BURIEN We are Burien’s Events and Advocacy group for a Walk / Bike community. Check out WABI’s tips to Start Walking for Health and Well-Being.

www.WabiBurien.org info@WabiBurien.org

Nature Trail: .75 mile Loop Trail: 1 mile Trail off upper parking lot: .5 mile 1600 SW Seahurst Dr SW

*Beaches located north and south of these parks are private property.

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Performing Arts BuRien aRTs Vision 20/20 Saturday, 11/23, 6:00-10:00pm Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW THE Art Event of the year, Vision 20/20  brings quality, affordable art to our community.  From 6-8:00pm enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, preview 400 paintings, and meet the artists. Art can be purchased at 8:00pm.  Proceeds benefit Burien Arts programming and artists. www.burienarts.org

BuRien LiTTLe TheaTRe Annex to the Burien Community Center, 4th Ave SW & SW 146th St Fee: $17–$20 at the door, check website for special pricing www.burienlittletheatre.org tickets@burienlittletheatre.org 206.242.5180

Young Frankenstein 9/20–10/ 27 8:00pm Fridays & Saturdays 2:00pm Sunday matinees Don’t miss this new Mel Brooks musical! A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic 1974  film comedy masterpiece.  With live musical combo and tunes such as “The  Transylvania Mania.”  Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks.

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hiGhLine hisToRicaL socieTY hoPe in haRD TiMes For up-to-date information www.wahopeinhardtimes.net

hope in hard Times: highline historical society exhibit 10/4 –1/4/2014 Open Tues.–Sun., Noon– 5:00pm Thursdays, Noon–8:30pm

hope in hard Times – Film screenings Frankenstein (1931)

Free admission • Location TBA The Highline Historical Society, in conjunction with Humanities Washington, presents this exhibit on the impact of the Great Depression era throughout the state of Washington, and in the Highline area. There will be many associated events, including a film series, community read, and lectures.

11/15–11/21, 7:30pm

Tree army: The civilian conservation corps in Washington state, 1933-1941 Saturday, 10/12, 2:00pm Free admission Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd Street Janet Oakley, author of the award-winning novel “Tree Soldier,” is a member of the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This presentation is co-sponsored by the Burien Library and Humanities Washington to coincide with the Hope in Hard Times exhibit.

hope in hard Times Tour of ccc/WPa structures in highline Saturday, 10/19 $40 includes transportation and lunch. Learn about the field houses, park facilities, and other structures that were built in Highline thanks to the CCC and WPA.

10/25–10/31, 7:30pm

To Kill a Mockingbird It’s a Wonderful Life 12/20–12/23, 7:30pm The Tin Theater, 923 SW 152nd St.

Audience members must be 21 or over

hope in hard Times Film Lecture – Presentation by Robert horton Date TBA

Location TBA Film critic and author Robert Horton will discuss 1930’s films. Because he has also written a book about Frankenstein, he will illuminate the making of the first film to be screened in our Hope in Hard Times film series.

Del Rey in concert Saturday, 11/23, 3pm Free admission Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd Street Seattle folk music favorite Del Rey performs popular songs from the 1930s. This presentation is co-sponsored by the Burien Library and Humanities Washington to coincide with the Hope in Hard Times exhibit.

11/29–12/22 8:00pm Fridays & Saturdays 2:00pm Sunday matinees In this holiday comedy written by Pulitzer Prizewinner Donald Margulies, a Jewish girl is the best choice for her school’s Christmas Pageant, but will differences of religion and family politics bring the curtain down? One of the most hilarious school play scenes ever and a universal tale of what it means to be an American of any faith during the holidays.

n.W. sYMPhonY oRchesTRa Family Concert • Friday, 10/25, 7:30pm Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S 152nd St • Tickets: $10–$15 The first concert of the 2013-14 season will include Benjamin Britten’s “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra,” in celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the composer’s birth. The family-focused concert will also include Beethoven’s popular 5th Symphony, and a work by a Northwest composer. nwsopr@northwestsymphonyorchestra.org • www.northwestsymphonyorchestra.org

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Performing Arts Northwest Associated Arts KidSounds, YouthSounds & TeenSounds Northwest

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre SHREK the Musical Mainstage 9/ 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, & 22 Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 1:30pm Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S. 152nd St. Tickets: Pre-purchase $12–$25, at the door $15–$28, all seats reserved Full of all-new songs and great dancing, SHREK THE MUSICAL is part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone!

DownStage Center Fall Classes Begins October 2013 • Ages 5 & up

Season of Lights – 2013 Youth Holiday Concert

Fall Auditions for ChoralSounds Northwest

Friday, 12/6, 7:00pm

September Auditions by appointment.

Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S 152nd St • $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, Youth 17 & under are FREE with a paid adult KidSounds, YouthSounds and TeenSounds join forces for their annual Holiday Concert, a program that will give families a festive start for their holiday season. Bright costuming and creative choreography highlight the show, as NWAA’s youngest singers put the ho-ho-ho into the Holidays! As a very special treat, SilverSounds Northwest will make a special guest appearance on the program! www.nwassociatedarts.org 206.246.6040

ChoralSounds Northwest 2013 Christmas Concert Saturday, 12/7, 7:30pm Sunday, 12/8, 2pm Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S. 152nd • Ticket pricing TBA. 17 and under free with paid adult. One of Burien’s favorite holiday traditions is the annual ChoralSounds Northwest Christmas Concert. This year’s show, Joy to the World, is filled with celebratory songs from around the globe, as well a healthy dollop of seasonal spirit. Make this funfilled, family-friendly Holiday showcase a new tradition for YOUR entire family!

The Burien Annex, 14501 SW 4th St. Come join the fun at Imagination Station, unleash your inner diva in Showcase, or explore wowing the audience in Improvisation!

www.nwassociatedarts.org 206.246.6040

Auditions for the DownStage Center Winter Show

September Auditions by appointment.

October 2013 • Ages 7–18 The Burien Annex, 14501 SW 4th St. DSC programming features a “no tears” workshop style audition, a rehearsal schedule tailored to the needs of our youngest actors, and performance opportunities in small venues just right for developing voices. www.hi-liners.org • 206.617.2152

RD =Resident Discount

Fall Auditions for Youth Choruses Southminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines • Ages 3–18 KidSounds, YouthSounds and TeenSounds Northwest prepare for their popular Holiday Concert on 12/6/13 and fun-filled Spring Concert on 5/16/14 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Scholarships are available. To make an appointment to audition call conductor Paula Hawkins at: 206.719.1179 • prhawkeye@yahoo.com

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

Ages 17+ Rehearsals are held every Tuesday, 7pm at Glendale Lutheran Church in Burien. Be a part of the exciting renaissance of Burien’s own ChoralSounds Northwest, under the gifted direction of new Artistic Director Brian J. Winnie. CSN’s 201314 season will include three concert runs and the popular Cabaret, including the popular Holiday and Spring concerts at the Highline Performing Arts Center, and Masterworks concert at Glendale Lutheran Church. Membership dues are $70 per quarter. Scholarships are available. Persons interested in auditioning should email info@nwassociatedarts.org / or call 206.246.6040

SilverSounds Northwest Winter Auditions for Senior Chorus September Auditions by appointment. Rehearsals begin on September 10, and are every Tuesday, 1–3pm at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Des Moines. Membership in SilverSounds is open to both beginning and experienced adult singers of all ages who are available during the daytime for rehearsals and performances. SilverSounds is a group of mostly retired folks from around South King County who believe that “You are never too old to rock and roll!” Directed by Paula Hawkins, the group performs regularly around the community. Dues are $60 per year. To make an appointment to audition call conductor Paula Hawkins at 206.719.1179 • prhawkeye@yahoo.com

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Family / All Ages Burien is fortunate to have a new group of active residents who are working toward creating an off-leash dog park. B-Town DOG (Dog Owners Group) are busy raising funds and helping the City of Burien develop a portion of Lakeview Park for the new off-leash dog park. Plans include developing areas for both small and large dogs.

Welcome

B-Town DOGS!

Monthly PARK-n-BARK Dog Walks are also scheduled on the 3rd Saturday of most months at 11:00 am.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Get involved. Visit http://btwndog.webs.com/

MaRTiaL aRTs Beginning Karate for neW students

advanced Karate-Tang soo Do

REGISTER EARLY...This popular class fills quickly! Learn the basics of blocking, striking, kicking, self-defense, and more. For students who want advancement in Belts and to move to the next level (Beginning for Continuing Students), uniforms and a Seattle Tang Soo Do $40 Association membership fee are required after 5 weeks of this session. No class 9/2 & 11/11. Age: 8Y and up Fee: $118 / RD $112 16013 Aug 28–Dec 16 6–7pm BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

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Classes: 30 Wed, Mon

Instructor: Paul Miller

Continuation of Intermediate class for students with Purple Belts and higher (or by Instructor’s permission only). No class 9/2 & 11/11. Age: 8Y and up Fee: $118 / RD $112 16016 Aug 28–Dec 16 7pm–8pm BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

Classes: 30 Wed, Mon

Instructor: Paul Miller

intermediate Karate-Tang soo Do For Tang Soo Do graduates who have earned the rank of Yellow and Orange belts (or by instructor’s permission only). No class 9/2 & 11/11. Age: 8Y and up Fee: $118 / RD $112 16019 Aug 28–Dec 16 6pm–7pm BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

Classes: 30 Wed, Mon

Instructor: Paul Miller

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Beginning Karate for conTinuinG students This is a continuation of the Beginning class for returning White Belt students. No class 9/2 & 11/11. Age: 8Y and up Fee: $118 / RD $112 16014 Aug 28–Dec 16 6pm–7pm BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

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Classes: 30 Wed, Mon

Instructor: Paul Miller

Get fitness training with this martial art class. You will kick, punch and stretch your way to better cardio fitness, flexibility and endurance. This program will boost kid’s self-awareness, self-confidence and build characters. Class is broken into two sessions, first hour is warm-up and basic techniques that will help kids build strength and coordination and the second hour will work on roll falling/tumbling and defense techniques. Family participants and adults are welcomed. No class 11/28 & 11/30. Age: 7Y and up Fee: $95 / RD $90 Classes: 20 16021 Sept 26–Dec 7 Thur: 6:30pm–8:15pm Sat: 9–11am BCC Hilltop Room

Instructor: Minh Huynh

Evergreen Community Pool is a beautiful facility located next to the Evergreen High School campus and athletic field complex at the south end of White Center.

606 SW 116th St, Seattle, WA

www.evergreenpool.org 206.588.2297 • Public Swims • Lessons for all ages • Aquarobics • Family Swims

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• Lap Swims • WhiteWater Aquatics Swim Team


Specialized Recreation

Art Escape

Studio Art

A great class for beginners and experienced artists with disABILITIES. Explore the basic building blocks of art through paint, clay, collage and more! Using both two and three dimensional media we will explore line, form, color, shape and texture. All supplies provided.

At last, a great open studio class for students with disABILITIES. Come and work on your own art ideas with mentoring and coaching to help further develop your skills and your portfolio. Create personalized framing and complete projects for exhibitions and juried show. Instructor approval needed. Please bring a lunch. All supplies provided.

Age: 10Y and up Fee: $63 / RD $60 15878 Sept 11–Oct 16 10am–12pm 15880 Oct 23–Nov 27 10am–12pm MAC Multipurpose Room

Classes: 6 Wed Wed

Instructor: Shariana Mundi

Come play with us as we dance, move, sing, chant, rattle and roll. This class is designed to specifically target people with alter-, different-, untapped-, and dis-ABILITIES. Age: 10Y and up Fee: $42 / RD $39 15879 Sept 11–Oct 16 1:30pm–3pm 15881 Oct 23–Nov 27 1:30pm–3pm MAC Multipurpose Room

Classes: 6 Wed Wed

Instructor: Shariana Mundi

TOPSoccer The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPSoccer) is a community-based soccer program for boys and girls and men and women, aged 4 years and older, who have a cognitive and/or physical disability. The program is based on skill level, not age, and participants include players, coaches, and buddy-volunteers who are paired with each player to assist with the game. TOPSoccer creates an environment where all participants make lasting memories and simply have fun with the game! Games played at Starfire Sports facility in Tukwila. //korrio.com/groups/tukwila-topsoccer/

RD =Resident Discount

Free Burien Shuttle Bus The HYDE Shuttle Bus provides free weekday transportation for those with disabilities or seniors who need to get to and from their personal appointments. Take advantage of this wonderful service and schedule trips to the doctor, grocery store, or other nearby areas. 206.727.6262

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

DHH Down Stairs

Classes: 11 Thur

Instructor: Shariana Mundi

Dance it, Move it, Spotlight it

Rhythm and Rhyme Special Recreation participants must provide their own transportation and attendant if necessary.

Age: 12Y and up Fee: $219 / RD $209 15882 Sept 12–Nov 21 10am–2pm

Let’s get our bodies moving and our hearts pumping with creative dance, drama, games and yoga. There will be plenty of opportunity to take the spotlight, strut your stuff and take a bow. Targeting all fun loving people with disabilities. Participants who need a support to participate are required to have a one-on-one assistant with them. No fee for attendants. Age: 12Y and up Fee: $38 / RD $36 15884 Sept 17–Oct 22 1:30pm–3pm 15885 Oct 29–Dec 3 1:30pm–3pm BCC Lakeview Room

Classes: 6 Tue Tue

Instructor: Shariana Mundi

Young Adult Socials Night Out Come join local young adults from Burien, Des Moines, Tukwila, and SeaTac for an evening of fun, food, games, and friends. Must provide own transportation. No registration is required. Ages: 13-30 • Time: 5:00-7:00pm • $5.00 9/13: Angle Lake Park, SeaTac (19408 Interntl Blvd) 10/11: Bowling @ Hi-Line Lanes, Burien (15733 Ambaum Blvd) 11/8: Tukwila Comm. Center (12424 42nd Ave S) 12/13: Bowling @ Hi-Line Lanes, Burien (15733 Ambaum Blvd)

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Parent & Child aRT

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Parent and Me Glass suncatchers We will begin this class by reading ‘Leaf NEW Man’ by Lois Ehlert. Using the story as our inspiration, you and your artist will create an autumn-colored fused glass leaf suncatcher using safe glass components that will dance and sparkle in the light! Projects will be fired independent of class and will be available for pick up at Glass Expression on October 26th. Parent must accompany child. Age: 3Y and up 15979 Oct 12

Fee: $30 / RD $29 Classes: 1 10:30am–11:30am Sat

BCC Shorewood Room

Instructor: Alina Gridley

additional child for Glass Leaf suncatchers Want to bring another child to Parent and Me Glass Leaf Suncatchers? Sign them up as an Additional Child. Age: 3Y and up 15980 Oct 12

Fee: $17 / RD $15 Classes: 1 10:30am–11:30am Sat

BCC Shorewood Room

Instructor: Alina Gridley

Parent & Me Tutu Workshop Have a little one who loves to dance/play dress up or is signed up for ballet class? Or looking for that special hand made gift for the holidays? This easy tutu can be constructed with NO SEWING and will make any little one feel like a princess! Class will be hands on and everyone will take home a tutu! Age: 16Y and up 16062 Dec 4

Fee: $25 / RD $20 5pm–6:30pm

BCC Shorewood Room

Burien Co-op Preschool

Mommy/Daddy & Me soccer

Classes: 1 Wed

Introduce yourself and your toddler to the ‘World’s Most Popular Game!’ As you and your child participate in our fun age appropriate activities, your child will be developing their large motor and socialization skills. A variety of activities designed around the game of soccer will be played each week. The fun happens on the field, and in Mommy/ Daddy & Me Soccer, you won’t have to watch from the sidelines. No class 11/28. Age: 2Y–3Y Fee: $66 / RD $60 16022 Sept 19–Oct 24 3:30pm–4pm

experience the power of PLaY with your child in a developmentally appropriate cooperative preschool. Program meets september to may.

INFORMATION/REGISTER: www.BurienCo-op.org or 206.241.6714

Classes: 6 Thur

Day Programs

Lake Burien Park Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW 16023 Nov 7–Dec 19 5pm–5:30pm Thur HVE Gym

FireFLies 12–24 months old Wed, 9:45–11:15am $39/mo + $13.80 quarter

Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW

dragonFLies 2–3 years Thur/Fri, 9:45–11:45am $74/mo + $27.80 quarter

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otters 3–4 years Tue/Wed/Thur, 9:30–11:30am $107/mo + $41.50 quarter

Parent & Tot swim This class is wonderful for both parents & babes; warm water, quiet environment, and is a great introduction to water. Babes get a physical workout, which develops muscle coordination. Class includes toys, singing, and moving through the water. Parent is always holding the child. No class 11/11. Age: 6M–24M Fee: $59 / RD $53 16035 Sept 16–Oct 14 10:30am–11am 16036 Oct 28–Dec 2 10:30am–11am HAC Pool

Classes: 5 Mon Mon

orcas 4–5 years Tue/Wed /Thur, 12:15–2:45pm $115/mo + $41.50 quarter Students must meet age requirement by August 31 of current school year.

community center annex 425 SW 144th St • Registration fee: $50

Instructor: Highline Athletic Club

Instructor: Rec Staff

PLAYTIME PALS is offered through

Looking for new ways to engage your toddler? Visit our indoor playground, perfect for those wet and cold days. The play area is equipped with rideon-toys, tumbling mats, playground equipment and plenty more. No program on 11/28.

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Tuesday & Thursday 10am–12pm Starts September 17th Age: Crawlers to 5 year old Drop In $2 per child (cash only) Punch Card $20 for 10 visits

SKIP (South King Early Intervention Program). This structured playtime includes free play, art, circle time, snack and gross motor play. Every activity is catered to the individual needs of each child. $5 per class Mon. & Wed., starting Sept. 2013 9:30am and 11:30am, 1 ½ hours 127 SW 156th St. Burien, WA 98166

To Register:  Josie Longhurst, Educator josie@skipkids.org • 253.216.0735

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Preschool Dance Pre Ballet Calling all little ballerinas. Learn ballet through creative movement and games to classical music. Students will learn rhythm, flexibility, ballet vocabulary and basic positions while focusing on being expressive through their movement and imagination. Dress code: leotards, tights or leggings and leather bottom ballet shoes. Age: 3Y–4Y Fee: $56 / RD $48 Classes: 6 16045 Sept 18–Oct 23 10am–10:45am Wed 16047 Sept 18–Oct 23 3:40pm–4:25pm Wed 16046 Nov 6–Dec 11 10am–10:45am Wed 16048 Nov 6–Dec 11 3:40pm–4:25pm Wed BCC Manhattan Room

Instructor: New City Dance Co.

Ballet/Tap Can’t decide between ballet or tap? Why not try both? Students will have fun exploring the gracefulness of ballet and the upbeat rhythm of tap. Dress code: leotards, tights or leggings, tap shoes and leather bottom ballet shoes. Age: 3Y–5Y Fee: $56 / RD $48 16049 Sept 18–Oct 23 4:30pm–5:15pm 16050 Nov 6–Dec 11 4:30pm–5:15pm BCC Manhattan Room

Classes: 6 Wed Wed

Instructor: New City Dance Co.

Kids in the Kitchen Children will explore the joys of cooking in this hands-on class as they measure and mix ingredients to make delicious and nutritious foods to taste and enjoy! No class 11/11. Age: 4Y–6Y Fee: $46 / RD $40 Classes: 5 16009 Sept 23–Oct 21 5:45pm–6:30pm Mon 16010 Oct 28–Dec 2 5:45pm–6:30pm Mon BCC Shorewood Room

Early Einsteins Science Through experiments, arts & crafts and hands on activities, we’ll explore the science world around us. Curiosity at its best! No class 11/11.

BCC Shorewood Room

RD =Resident Discount

Preschool Sport Skills

Tot/Pre-Soccer

Children will get an introduction to T-ball, flag football, soccer, golf, track & field. They will practice listening skills, how to follow directions and improve their eye-to-hand coordination, balance and muscle control. Perfect for building confidence, making new friends, and learning the importance of teamwork!

Children will learn the basic techniques of soccer while building self-esteem and learning to follow instructions in a nurturing teaching environment. Shin guards are required by the second class. Participant-to-coach ratio is 9:1.

Age: 3Y–5Y Fee: $49 / RD $42 16067 Sept 24–Oct 22 5pm–5:45pm 16068 Nov 5–Dec 3 5pm–5:45pm Cedarhurst Elementary Gym

Classes: 5 Tue Tue

Instructor: Patricia Mejia

Basketball Basics This class will cover the basics of passing, dribbling, shooting, running/agility a s well as basic rules of the game. Children will learn teamwork and sportsmanship. Children should be prepared to have fun and wear comfortable clothes and appropriate sports shoes.

Enrichment

Age: 4Y–6Y Fee: $46 / RD $40 16011 Sept 23–Oct 21 6:45pm–7:30pm 16012 Oct 28–Dec 2 6:45pm–7:30pm

Sports

Classes: 5 Mon Mon

Age: 3Y–5Y Fee: $49 / RD $42 16065 Sept 24–Oct 22 6pm–6:45pm 16066 Nov 5–Dec 3 6pm–6:45pm Cedarhurst Elementary Gym

Classes: 5 Tue Tue

Instructor: Patricia Mejia

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Age: 3Y–5Y Fee: $66 / RD $60 16028 Sept 19–Oct 24 4:10pm–4:45pm Lake Burien Park

Classes: 6 Thur

Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW

Tot Soccer Young children will develop large motor skills while having fun running and kicking just like the big kids! Shin guards are required by the second class. Participant-to-coach ratio is 8:1. No class 11/28. Age: 3Y–4Y Fee: $66 / RD $60 Classes: 6 16026 Nov 7–Dec 19 5:40pm–6:10pm Thur HVE Gym

Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW

Pre-Soccer Children will learn the basic techniques of soccer while building self-esteem and learning to follow instructions in a nurturing teaching environment. Shin guards are required by the second class. Participant-to-coach ratio is 9:1. No class 11/28. Age: 4Y–5Y Fee: $66 / RD $60 Classes: 6 16027 Nov 7–Dec 19 6:10pm–6:45pm Thur HVE Gym

Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW

Scholarships are available for Burien residents. Please call 206.988.3700 for more information

PRESCHOOL PARENT ATTENDANCE POLICY For most preschool classes, parents are encouraged to attend the first day of class unless otherwise stated in the class description. Parents are discouraged from attending all other classes so that their child can completely focus on the class content.

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

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Youth Art

Enrichment

Sports

Afterschool Art

Young Ladies and Gentlemen I

Explore the world of art through painting, drawing, printmaking, clay and more. Your young artist will learn color mixing, design principles and construction while making work that expresses a sense of adventure. This is wonderful, messy fun, so please dress accordingly! Returning students welcome. All supplies provided.

Children rarely beg for the opportunity to attend a class on manners, and yet it is the key to building positive friendships and strong self-esteem. This fun hands-on workshop teaches telephone etiquette, basic table manners, introductions, personal care and posture. Don’t be surprised if they come out asking for more!

Age: 7Y–11Y Fee: $98 / RD $94 15982 Sept 17–Nov 5 4:30pm–6pm

Age: 6Y–11Y Fee: $52 / RD $45 16034 Oct 26 9am–12pm

Classes: 8 Tue

MAC Multipurpose Rm Instructor: Adrian Watts-Driscoll

Kid’s Clay Pinch, roll, coil, and paint your original artwork in this fun and messy class. Learn all the basics of handbuilding each week as you learn a different way to play with clay! Complete your one-of-a-kind pieces with colorful slips and glazes. All supplies provided. Age: 6Y–10Y Fee: $98 / RD $94 15886 Sept 16–Nov 4 4:30pm–6pm MAC Handbuilding Rm

Classes: 8 Mon

Instructor: Aaron Murray

LEGO Building

BCC Eagle Landing Room Instructor: Final Touch Finishing School

Young Ladies & Gentlemen II This course in a natural follow-up to Young Ladies and Gentlemen I. One of the first social settings that children encounter is being a guest. Learning how to be a gracious guest, guest of honor, or host, are skills they will use lifelong. Boys and girls will learn about invitations, being a great guest and host, practice meeting and greeting others, polite conversation, giving and receiving gifts, basic table manners while neatly eating birthday cake, and how to create their own thank you notes. It is not necessary to have taken Young Ladies and Gentlemen I to enroll in Young Ladies and Gentlemen II. Cake will be served in this class.

Calling all LEGO fans! Our LEGO based classes are a ton of fun, but they’re about more than just play. By mixing engaging building activities with the endless creative options of the LEGO system, our classes provide a hands-on way for students to develop problem solving skills, learn to collaborate as a team, and gain the confidence that comes from harnessing their creativity. All supplies provided.

Age: 9Y–11Y 16033 Oct 26

Age: 6Y–14Y Fee: $114 / RD $108 15887 Sept 18–Nov 6 4:30pm–6pm

Magic Tricks and Secrets Workshop

MAC Multipurpose Room

Classes: 8 Wed

Instructor: Lucas Bonnema

Fused Glass Ornaments Hey Kids, decorate the holidays with oneof-a-kind ornaments made by you! Learn about the art of glass fusing and then get to work creating 3 beautiful glass ornaments to give as gifts or to decorate your home for the winter holidays. Projects will be available for pick up at Glass Expressions on November 23rd. All supplies included.

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Age: 6Y–12Y 15978 Nov 9

Fee: $54 / RD $52 1pm–2:30pm

MAC Multipurpose Room

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Classes: 1 Sat

Instructor: Alina Gridley

Classes: 1 Sat

Fee: $52 / RD $45 1pm–4pm

Classes: 1 Sat

BCC Eagle Landing Room Instructor: Final Touch Finishing School

Star in your next talent show! Learn the very clever Cut and Restored String, Fantastic Five Card Trick, Fingertip Eyesight, and mind-boggling Clippo Bunny. Some of the tricks are self-working and others require advanced preparation, but any one of them can make you the ‘life of the party’! Learn hands-on from a professional magician, then receive the Magic Tricks and Secrets volume #1 DVD which includes both performance and presentation tips. All materials are included for the class and go home with the apprentice magicians. Age: 6Y–12Y 16063 Nov 16

Fee: $44 / RD $38 10:30am–12pm

Classes: 1 Sat

Soccer 1 Beginning players learn dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, age-specific defense, etc. Fun skill games are played at every session, and every participant will have a ball at his or her feet. Smallsided soccer matches will be introduced gradually. Shin guards are required by the second class. Participant-to-coach ratio is 10:1. No class 11/28. Age: 5Y–6Y Fee: $66 / RD $60 Classes: 6 16029 Sept 19–Oct 24 4:45pm–5:30pm Thur Lake Burien Park 16031 Nov 7–Dec 19 HVE Gym

Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW 6:45pm–7:30pm

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Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW

Soccer Skillz and Scrimmages Kidz 7-10 years of age will enjoy advanced skill building: dribbling, passing and shooting in a team play format. In each class, we will play games to build individual skills and small-sided scrimmages that emphasize application of finer technical points. This is the perfect bridge from our Soccer 1 class for those who are aspiring to the next level. All levels of skill are welcome to learn and enjoy the world’s most popular sport! Each participant will receive a soccer jersey. Shin guards are required. No class 11/28. Age: 7Y–10Y Fee: $77 / RD $70 Classes: 6 16030 Sept 19–Oct 24 5:30pm–6:15pm Thur Lake Burien Park 16032 Nov 7–Dec 19 HVE Gym

BCC Manhattan Room

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Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW 7:30pm–8:15pm

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Instructor: Kidz Love Soccer, PNW


Burien Area

Teen

Youth Sports ART

Baseball & Softball

Enrichment

Pac West Little League

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training

Tee-Ball and Coach Pitch Leagues

Receive American Red Cross Certification after learning basic child care, safety, basic first aid and emergency breathing. Skills are practiced on child size test mannequins. Students will receive the American Red Cross Babysitter’s handbook. Bring a lunch.

Ages: 4–18 yrs • March–June and Fall www.pacwestlittleleague.com • 206.243.9229 Des Moines Parks and Recreation Ages: 3–5 yrs for Tee-Ball; 6–8 yrs for Coach Pitch • January–May www.desmoineswa.gov • 206.870.6527

Basketball

Youth Basketball Leagues

Age: 11Y–17Y 16055 Oct 12

Des Moines Parks and Recreation Grades: 5–6 boys; 7–8 boys and (separate) girls; 9–10 boys • December–February

BCC Chelsea Room

Fee: $111 / RD $105 9am–4pm

Classes: 1 Sat

Instructor: American Red Cross

www.desmoineswa.gov • 206.870.6527

Full Teen Hoops

Travel

Southwest Boys & Girls Club

Grades: 7–12 • Spring Register as a player or a team www.sw.positiveplace.org • 206.436.1910

Football & Cheerleading Burien Bearcats

Ages: 7–14 yrs • Spring www.Eteamz.com/BurienBearcats/ • 206.824.4018

Lacrosse

Southwest Titan Lacrosse Club

Grades: 3–6 boys; 5–6 girls; 7–8 boys & (separate) girls; 9–12 girls and boys (separate) • March–May www.swlacrosseclub.org

Soccer for Players with Disabilities TOPSoccer

Ages: For boys/girls age 4 yrs and up and men/women with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Games played at Starfire Sports facility in Tukwila //korrio.com/groups/tukwila-topsoccer

Soccer

Highline Soccer Club (Formerly West Highline Soccer)

Ages: 5–18 yrs. 7 to U19 • Sept–late Fall www.highlinesoccerclub.com

Youth Soccer

Trampoline Nation & Movie We’ll have a time jumping, flipping and bouncing our way through Trampoline Nation. Afterwards, we’ll head to a movie to relax.

Teen Wheel Join your friends in squishing and wedging the clay and having fun learning the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel. We’ll work on wedging, centering, pulling a cylinder, trimming and glazing. You may also add birds or small animal sculptures to enhance your wheel-thrown creations. Sign up with a friend! Returning students welcome. All supplies are included. Age: 11Y–17Y Fee: $157 / $149 15970 Sept 16–Nov 4 4pm–6pm MAC Throwing Room

Classes: 8 Mon

Instructor: Janet Crawley

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE Scholarships are available for Burien residents. Please call 206.988.3700 for more information

Highline Spring Soccer Club

Classes: 1 Fri

EARLY RELEASE DAY TRIPS

Washington State Fair (Puyallup Fair) Whether it’s rides, the animals, the hobby hall or the food, there’s a lot of things to see and do at the largest event in Washington State! Fee: FREE 1:30pm–7pm

Classes: 1 Fri

Holiday Shopping at Bellevue Square Come with us as we head to Bellevue Square Mall to do some holiday shopping. Bring money for gifts. Grade: 7–12 16061 Dec 6

Fee: FREE 1:30pm–6pm

Classes: 1 Fri

CLASS FEE KEY RD: Resident Discount Reduced fee for City of Burien residents

Highline Premiere Football Club

MD: Senior Member Discount

Ages: U8, U9, and U10

For players looking for higher competitive levels • August–September www.highlinepremiere.com

RD =Resident Discount

Fee: $23 / RD $20 10am–4pm

Vehicle Transportation White Van

Grade: 7–12 16060 Sept 20

Des Moines Parks and Recreation Ages: 3–5 yrs co-ed; 6-7 yrs co-ed; 8–9 yrs and 10–11 yrs boys or girls • Spring www.desmoineswa.gov • 206.870.6527 Ages: 5–12 yrs • Spring www.highlinesoccerclub.com

Age: 13Y–18Y 16064 Oct 11

Reduced fee for adult ages 50+ who have a Senior Program Membership

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

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Teen

Starts up Monday, September 9th Monday–Thursday 2:30-6:00pm & Friday 1:30-6:00pm Activities Include: • Healthy Snacks • Games (Board Games & Video Games) • Computer Access • Arts & Crafts

Transportation to After-School Program • Van Transportation from Highline High School @ 2:05 (M-Th) 12:30 (Fri) • Van Transportation from Sylvester Middle School @ 2:45 (M-Th) 1:10 (Fri)

Free van transportation from Sylvester Middle School and Highline High School to the Teen After-School Program at the Burien Community Center Monday through Friday. Pre-registration is required. Van transportation is on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Teens must be a student at Sylvester Middle School or Highline High School. To register for the Activity Van, call the Burien Parks and Recreation Department at 206.988.3700.

Weekly Programs Include:

Drop -in Break Dance

Poets with

a Purpose

oPen Mic niGhT & PoeTRY sLaM

Monday-Friday • 2:30 -5:0 0pm

Drop -In Break Dance is for participan ts to prac tice and build upon their dance skills. Participa nts must first sign-in to the after-school program before dropping in to the break dance room.

ose Poets With a Purp 0pm

FRIDAY

Tuesdays • 4:30- 6:0

SEPT 13TH

th, ages 13-18. The This writing circle is for you skills and let voices be mission is to improve writing whatever you want/ feel! heard! No judgment , say rs ential authors, Songwrite This will be for Poets, Pot ! tell to ry sto a and paper ANYBODY with a pencil,

Teen Wii Bowling Team Wednesdays • 3:30–5:0 0pm

The After-School Program will host its own Teen Wii Bowling team. The team will practice on Wednesdays in the After-Sc hool Program and will occasionally compete against other teen Wii bowling teams in the area !

7:00pm

Doors open 6:30pm Burien Community Center

“Face Your Fears” All Ages Welcome, All Talents Welcome (for the Open Mic)

Join us on Friday and Saturday nights for games, basketball, Wii, arts & crafts, food and so much more! Must show school iD

FrIdAy NiGhT

Starts Friday, September 20th

SaTuRdAy NiGhT

Starts Saturday, September 21st

7pm–10pm

8pm –11pm

Grades: 7th–10th Sylvester Middle School 16222 Sylvester Rd SW

Grades: 7th–12th Highline High School 225 S 152nd St

No Late Night: 10/11, 10/18, 11/29, 11/30, 12/20, 12/21, 12/27, 12/28, 1/3, 1/4

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Adult Art acrylic Painting studio: Beginning to advanced Learn how to work with acrylics, ‘the most adaptable art material of the modern age!’ This class will cover a range of acrylic techniques, tools and additives with creative assignments to get the juices flowing. This course is accessible for beginners and still challenging for continuing and advanced students. A fun atmosphere designed to broaden your uses for and understanding of acrylic painting. Basic supplies will be provided. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $147 / RD $140 15969 Sept 16–Nov 4 6pm–8:30pm MAC Multipurpose Room

Classes: 8 Mon

Instructor: Keli Sim-DeRitis

Fused Glass Gemstones Create wearable ‘sparkle’ in this introductory glass fusing workshop. Students will create glass cabochons (or gemstones) that can later be turned into pendants, bracelets, rings and hair clips. Make as many as you like in this 2.5 hour class! Cabs will be fired independent of class and will be available for pick up on October 5th. Findings are not included but will be available for purchase at time of pick up.

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Age: 15Y and up 15971 Sept 21

Fee: $54 / RD $52 10:30am–1pm

Glass Expressions–Upstairs

Classes: 1 Sat

Instructor: Alina Gridley

senior Watercolor All stages of watercolor experience, from beginning to advanced are welcome. We will play with the medium, learning to control colors, as well as letting go with the beauty of watercolor. Awaken your creativity! Age: 50Y and up Fee: $50 / RD $45 15818 Sept 23–Oct 28 1pm–3:30pm BCC Shorewood Room

Fused Glass ornaments Decorate the holidays with one-of-kind ornaments made by you! Create 3 beautiful fused glass ornaments for your tree, your window or to give as gifts. Students will learn basic glass fusing techniques and then get right to work! Student projects will be fired independent of class time and will be available for pick up at Glass Expression on November 23rd. All supplies included.

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Age: 15Y and up 15977 Nov 9

Fee: $57 / RD $55 Classes: 1 10:30am–12:30pm Sat

MAC Multipurpose Room

Instructor: Alina Gridley

Classes: 6 Mon

Instructor: Nancy Bogni

Taking Your Photography to the next Level This photography seminar is intended for beginning photographers. The first 3 hours will cover the basic types of cameras and how they work, techniques for composing photos and the use of light, both natural and flash. The last 2 hours will consist of a guided photo-walk at Seahurst Park where you’ll be able to put your new knowledge to work. Pre-requisite: digital camera and enthusiasm for photography and improving your results. Bring your cameras and a sack lunch. Age: 16Y and up 15983 Sept 28

Fee: $35 / RD $30 9am–2pm

BCC Eagle Landing Room

Classes: 1 Sat

Instructor: Michael Brunk

Burien Photo club Join like-minded hobbyists who enjoy the art of photography and ways to improve their skills. The club meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9am to noon at the BCC. Rotating topics will include photo critiques, technical assistance (camera Q/A), guest speakers, field trips, photographers roundtable and more.

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Age: 16Y and up Fee: $40 / RD $35 15984 Oct 12–Dec 14 9am–12pm BCC Eagle Landing Room

Classes: 3 Sat

Instructor: Michael Brunk

cLass Fee KeY RD: Resident Discount Reduced fee for City of Burien residents

MD: Senior Member Discount Reduced fee for adult ages 50+ who have a Senior Program Membership

RD =Resident Discount

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

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Adult Art Ceramics Chemical Hazards in Ceramics Workshop

Master Artist Workshop Image Transfer on Clay Incorporate detailed images onto your work and expand your ideas of what you thought was possible with clay imagery! This one day workshop will cover a variety of different ways to incorporate photographs, copy machine images, text and drawings onto your ceramic pottery or sculpture. Anything that can be photo-copied can be easily transferred to your ceramic work using either Toner Transfer Techniques or Iron Transfer Decals. Carol will also show how to use Underglaze Transfer Decals and Slip Transfer Techniques to add color and pattern to you images. Participants should bring photos, or any other images they want to transfer, 2 or more pieces of leather hard clay and 2 or more finished glazed pieces. Please bring a lunch. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $110 / RD $105 15989 Oct 26 10am–4pm

Classes: 1 Sat

MAC Handbuilding Room Instructor: Carol Gouthro

CAROL GOUTHRO, a graduate of the University

of Manitoba School of Art, Canada is a Seattle based ceramic artist and educator who has been working and exhibiting for over 30 years. Carol has an extensive exhibition record with 25 solo shows and numerous invitational and juried exhibitions. Her ceramic work has been published in numerous books including The Yixing Effect by Marvin Sweet, the Teapot Book by Steve Woodhouse and 500 Teapots by Lark books.

Can you be harmed by the materials in your studio? Are you properly disposing of your pottery wastes? Don’t miss this interesting and informative workshop with Dave Waddell from King County Hazardous Waste, who will answer those questions and more!

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Age: 15Y and up 15981 Oct 19

Fee: Free 10am–12pm

MAC Throwing Room

Classes: 1 Sat

Instructor: Dave Waddell

Beginning to Advanced Ceramics A relaxed class environment where students of all skill levels can delve into handbuilding or throwing on the potters wheel. Class will offer individual attention for beginning students and demonstrations for more advanced students. Fee includes glazes and firing. No class 11/11. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $246 / RD $235 15863 Sept 9–Nov 25 9:30am–12pm MAC Throwing Room

Classes: 11 Mon

Instructor: Loren Lukens

Beginning to Intermediate Pottery Wheel This class is for people new to wheel throwing and those who have learned the basics and want to further develop their work. Fundamentals of centering, throwing, trimming and glazing will be covered in this course. For those with more experience, we will explore altered forms and textured surfaces. Fee includes glazes and firing. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $246 / RD $235 15861 Sept 12–Nov 21 6:30pm–9pm MAC Throwing Room

Classes: 11 Thur

Instructor: Victoria Hamilton

Beginning to Advanced Handbuilding Carol Gouthro

Learn handbuilding construction techniques such as coil and slab methods as well as experiment with surface design and using the potters wheel. For all experience levels. Fee includes glazes and firing. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $268 / RD $256 Classes: 12 15859 Sept 11–Nov 27 6:30pm–9pm Wed MAC Handbuilding Room

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Pottery Wheel–Mondays This class is for students who have learned the fundamentals of throwing. Work with the instructor to increase your skill level in throwing, as well as learn more about glazing and firing. It is recommended that students take Beginning Pottery Wheel before signing up for this class. Fee includes glazes and firing. No class 11/11. Instructor: Vicki Hamilton Age: 15Y and up Fee: $246 / RD $235 15860 Sept 9–Nov 25 6:30pm–9pm MAC Throwing Room

Classes: 11 Mon

Instructor: Victoria Hamilton

Pottery Wheel–Tuesdays This class is for students who have learned the fundamentals of throwing. Work with the instructor to increase your skill level in throwing, as well as learn more about glazing and firing. It is recommended that students take Beginning Pottery Wheel before signing up for this class. Fee includes glazes and firing. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $268 / RD $256 Classes: 12 15864 Sept 10–Nov 26 9:30am–12pm Tue MAC Throwing Room

Instructor: Drew Nicklas

Clay Class Information: 1. Class and Studio Only fees include firing fees. Please remember that MAC does not have the space to allow for production pottery. Extra firing fees will be assessed if kiln space is being overused. 2. Students are responsible for purchasing their own clay and tools unless otherwise noted. 3. Orders for supplies will be taken at the first class and must be accompanied by a check. Some clay also available for purchase at Moshier. 4. Open Studio: students enrolling in classes marked by a are encouraged to use MAC’s free open studio times. These times can be used while the class you are enrolled in is in session. Mondays: 12–3:30pm, Tuesdays: 12–3:30pm, Wednesdays: 9:30am–9pm, Saturdays: 10am–3:00pm.

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Adult Enrichment Ceramics

Computers

Clay: On and Off the Wheel Give your wheel thrown pieces a little personality! Learn altering techniques, new forms both on and off the wheel and improve craftsmanship through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance. A variety of surface options such as slips, terra sigillatas, and textures will be covered. For all experience levels. Fee includes glazes and firing. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $268 / RD $256 Classes: 12 15866 Sept 10–Nov 26 6:30pm–9pm Tue MAC Throwing Room

Instructor: Lauren Laughlin

Get Creative with Clay Immerse yourself into the tactile world of clay. Janet will present mini-projects to help spark your creativity using both soft and leather-hard clay. Have fun as you experiment and find new meaning in your art. Some ceramics experience is helpful. Fee includes glazes and firing. Age: 15Y and up Fee: $246 / RD $235 15862 Sept 12–Nov 21 9:30am–12pm MAC Handbuilding Room

Classes: 11 Thur

Instructor: Janet Crawley

Computer Basics: Translation & Customization From turning the computer on and off, to learning the difference between hardware and software and how to install each. We will focus on making the vocabulary of the PC (Personal Computer) understandable, and learning how to be comfortable interfacing with the computer through customization of everything about its look and feel. This class is designed for novices and for those who want to increase their familiarity with the OS (Operating System). Bring your laptop, if you have one. Age: 50Y and up 15996 Sept 20 BCC Chelsea Room

Fee: $35 / RD $26 9:30am–12pm

Classes: 1 Fri

Instructor: John McLaughlin

Intermediate Computers We will pick up where Computer Basics left off. However, if you feel comfortable using a computer but want to learn some tips and tricks, this class will help you become more familiar with features of the computer that make everyday tasks easier. Part of the class time will also be dedicated to individual questions. Bring your specific questions and/or listen and learn as others have their queries answered. Bring your laptop, if you have one. Age: 50Y and up 15997 Sept 27 BCC Chelsea Room

Fee: $35 / RD $26 9:30am–12pm

Classes: 1 Fri

Instructor: John McLaughlin

Facebook & Social Media Get schooled in the latest methods of social networking, with an emphasis on Facebook. Whether you have an account or not, this class will get you up to date on how to electronically communicate. Keeping your account information and everything you post as private as possible will be a major emphasis.

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Age: 50Y and up 16000 Nov 15 BCC Chelsea Room

Instructor: John McLaughlin

Bring your digital camera and cable and we will explain all of those buttons and symbols and how they can help you take better photos. Then we will break down how to upload them to the computer, quickly edit them, and publish them to the internet or email them to your family. A demonstration camera and sample photos will be available. Bring your laptop, if you have one. Age: 50Y and up 15998 Nov 22 BCC Chelsea Room

Fee: $35 / RD $26 9:30am–12pm

Classes: 1 Fri

Instructor: John McLaughlin

Smart Phones & Tablets Training Don’t feel outsmarted by your smart device. Bring your phone or tablet to the computer lab and learn the gestures that will put you in control. Also learn about several applications (apps) that will help you get the best from your device.

BCC Chelsea Room MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

Classes: 1 Fri

Digital Photos: Your Camera and Computer

Age: 50Y and up 15999 Dec 6

RD =Resident Discount

Fee: $35 / RD $26 9:30am–12pm

Fee: $35 / RD $26 9:30am–12pm

Classes: 1 Fri

Instructor: John McLaughlin

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Adult Enrichment Cooking Cooking Fresh: Vegetables Are you a novice in the kitchen, or would you like to brush up on your skills and learn some tips? Come and learn the basic cooking skills you can use to stop having to resort to frozen dinners and fast food. Fresh, local vegetables will be featured to make dishes that can feed a family or just yourself. There is a separate $10 food/supply fee paid to the instructor in class. Age: 16Y and up 15992 Sept 26 HTK

Fee: $35 / RD $30 6pm–8pm

Classes: 1 Thur

Instructor: John McLaughlin

Cooking Fresh: Thanksgiving Sides Cooking your side dishes from scratch NEW does not have to be as daunting as it sounds. We will make some of the most popular side dishes for the feast holiday using all fresh ingredients. There is a separate $10 food/supply fee paid to the instructor in class. Age: 16Y and up 15993 Nov 21 HTK

Fee: $35 / RD $30 6pm–8pm

Classes: 1 Thur

Instructor: John McLaughlin

Three Course Meal: Poultry Entree

HTK

Fee: $35 / RD $30 6pm–8pm

Beginning Ballroom Dance

Beginning Hula

Everyone’s wild for Ballroom Dance! You’ll learn enough Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Swing and Cha Cha to dance the night away. Perfect for beginners! This is a couples class; fee is per person.

Enjoy learning the graceful movements of Hula, Hawaiian language and the beautiful history of Hawaiian dance. No class 11/26.

Age: 16Y and up Fee: $76/ RD $66 15867 Sept 17–Oct 22 6pm–7pm 15869 Nov 5–Dec 10 6pm–7pm BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

Do you want to add a complete meal to NEW your cooking repertoire? We will cook an appetizer, a main course of brined, spatchcocked roast chicken and a dessert that are relatively easy to make but will easily make you look like a gourmet. There is a separate $20 food/supply fee paid to the instructor in class. Age: 16Y and up 15994 Dec 5

Dance

Classes: 1 Thur

Classes: 6 Tue Tue

Instructor: Jacob Matthew

Intermediate Ballroom Dance A continuation of Ballroom Dance. Prerequisite: completion of one or more sessions or Instructor’s permission. This is a couples class; fee is per person. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $76/ RD $66 15868 Sept 17–Oct 22 7pm–8pm 15870 Nov 5–Dec 10 7pm–8pm BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

Classes: 6 Tue Tue

Instructor: Jacob Matthew

Age: 16Y and up Fee: $47/ RD $41 Classes: 6 15871 Sept 17–Oct 22 6:30pm–7:30pm Tue 15872 Nov 5–Dec 17 6:30pm–7:30pm Tue BCC Manhattan Room

Instructor: Moodette Kaapana

Intermediate Hula Continue to learn the graceful movements of Hula, Hawaiian language and the beautiful history of Hawaiian dance. No class 11/26. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $47/ RD $41 15944 Sept 17–Oct 22 7:15pm–8:15pm 15945 Nov 5–Dec 17 7:15pm–8:15pm BCC Manhattan Room

Classes: 6 Tue Tue

Instructor: Moodette Kaapana

Instructor: John McLaughlin

This coupon is good for ANY dance or fitness class for participants who are 50 years or older and are new to that class or haven’t participated in a dance or fitness class in the last 3 months.

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Adult Enrichment Health & Wellness Juicing 101: A Delicious & Health-Conscious Solution

Evergreen: A Lifestyle Program for Brain Vitality

Curious about juicing, but don’t know where to start? Come learn the health benefits of juicing, the differences between masticating and centrifugal juicers, organic and non-organic ingredients, recipe ideas and parameters for keeping low sugar content. Gather resources on how to incorporate juicing into your lifestyle, as well as sample some different juices in this informative and tasty workshop.

A brain health series that aims to enhance the mind-body connection for optimal health and comprehensive well-being, Evergreen promotes successful aging through meaningful interaction and focused stimulation through a holistic wellness approach. Divided into four constituent parts, this brain health series focuses on brain education, identifying positive and negative thought patterns and healthy habits, and making the brain more adaptable.

Age: 16Y and up 16007 Oct 8 BCC Shorewood Room

Gardening Winter Garden Transitions: Soil Testing & Plant Protection Supplement your groceries and reduce your bills with a wonderful garden and learn how to transition to fall and winter. Special emphasis on building and protection for the winter, cover crops and what they do for the soil, adding compost, soil testing and cloches for winter plant protection. On site in the Burien Community Garden; hands on with a Garden Hotline educator from Seattle Tilth. Age: 16Y and up 15895 Sept 14–21

Fee: $12 / RD $10 10am–12pm

Classes: 2 Sat

Green House Community Garden Instructor: Seattle Tilth

Fee: $12 / RD $10 1pm–2:30pm

Classes: 1 Tue

Instr: Burien Nursing & Rehab

A Matter of Balance: Fall Prevention Workshop A fall prevention workshop that can help older adults increase activity levels, improve their quality of life and remain independent by focusing on education and statistics, balance exercises and physical and emotional connection to falling. No class 11/11. Age: 50Y and up Fee: $19 / RD $10 15835 Oct 7–Dec 2 10am–12pm BCC Shorewood Room

Classes: 8 Mon

Instructor: Project Enhance

Medicare Workshop Medicare 101 workshops will help you get a better understand of Medicare and any other healthcare plans. Know before you enroll; get all your questions answered. Age: 50Y and up 15848 Oct 23 BCC Chelsea Room

Fee: Free 10am–11:30am

Classes: 1 Wed

Instructor: Jean Christensen

Strength Training with Weight Bands Workshop A one-time workshop that covers the importance of maintaining strength as you age and learning the easy exercises that will help you maintain your good health for as long as possible. Workshop includes a free weight band for you to take home. Age: 50Y and up 16008 Nov 6 BCC Manhattan Room

Fee: $5 1pm–2pm

Classes: 1 Wed

Instr: Burien Nursing & Rehab

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Age: 50Y and up Fee: $21 / MD $12 16077 Oct 4–Nov 22 10–11am EDW

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

Instructor: Phala Mom

NEW Seniors: Take Charge of Your Health Series I Hate to Exercise! Do I Really Need It? Take Charge of Your Health Series for Seniors continues with a talk on the importance of exercise and ways to easily incorporate it into your daily lives. If you hate to exercise, come find out how much is just enough to keep going...and much more. Age: 50Y and up 15845 Sept 25

Fee: Free Classes: 1 10:30am–11:30am Wed

BCC Chelsea Room

Instructor: Eileen Broomell

Old Age Diseases Take Charge of Your Health Series for Seniors continues with a talk on ‘old age’ diseases, from Arthritis to Dementia and Alzheimers to Parkinsons. Learn what they mean to you and how to prolong any onset and/or manage them if you already do have some symptoms. Age: 50Y and up 15846 Oct 16 BCC Chelsea Room

Fee: Free Classes: 1 10:30am–11:30am Wed Instructor: Eileen Broomell

What Diet Do I Try Next? Take Charge of Your Health series continues with a talk on diets, from Atkins to the Zone. The enemy is actually carbohydrates and cookies. Come find out the truths about diets and how you can slowly modify your eating lifestyle. Age: 50Y and up 15847 Dec 11 BCC Chelsea Room

RD =Resident Discount

Classes: 8 Fri

Fee: Free Classes: 1 10:30am–11:30am Wed Instructor: Eileen Broomell

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Adult Enrichment General Interest Acting Basics for Adults This class is geared for both adults and senior citizens who wish to pursue acting as a career or just enjoy the challenge and fun of scene work. During class, each student will prepare at least one audition monologue, as well as work two-person scenes with other students. Discussions and preparation will include: editing, text mining, beat work, back story, subtext, active listening, working through the variances of acting for film and stage, and other related topics. There is the potential of local performances, when students are ready and venues have been secured. Materials needed: bound notebook and pencil. No prior experience is necessary. No class 11/11.

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Age: 16Y and up Fee: $189 / RD $180 Classes: 8 15877 Sept 30–Nov 25 5pm–8pm Mon 15876 Oct 2–Nov 20 1pm–4pm Wed BCC Chelsea Room

Instructor: Lee Ryan

LEE RYAN has trained under acting coaches from LA and Seattle in both Meisner and Method and has performed in film and on stage. Her love of story has driven her to write and direct both stage and film plays, but also to continue working as an actor. She has taught Acting for Film at the University of Washington and has a history in radio as a PD / copywriter / announcer, in television as a talk show host and has spent many years as a video writer / producer / director–all the while freelancing as a voice artist.

Art of Italy: Greeks, Etruscans, Romans

Current Events & Local Issues

The first of a three-part series, this class will focus on Italian culture, starting with the prehistoric monuments of Sardinia, the West Greek colonies of Agrigento, Segesta and Paestum. Search the rich tombs of the Etruscans and wander the monumental architecture of the pagan and Christian Romans. There will be a museum trip. Age: 50Y and up Fee: $68 / RD $59 15817 Sept 19–Oct 31 9:30am–12pm BCC Shorewood Room

Classes: 7 Thur

Instructor: Elizabeth Rodgers

AARP Safe Driving Course AARP is offering a two-day Safe Driving course. You may be able to get a deduction from your insurance company, if you complete this course. Fee is $2 at the time of registration and $12 for AARP members/$14 for non-members paid in class. Age: 50Y and up 15814 Sept 17–18 15815 Nov 19–20 BCC Shorewood Room

Fee: $2 / RD $0 Classes: 2 12:30pm–4:30pm Tue–Wed 12:30pm–4:30pm Tue–Wed

Join lively discussions with your peers. Topics include world, national and local events. Voice your opinions on the world of politics, finances, religion and many more subjects. Age: 50Y and up Fee: $64 / RD $55 15821 Sept 19–Nov 21 1pm–3pm BCC Shorewood Room

Classes: 10 Thur

Instructor: Don Custer

Writers Workshop Whether your goal is to write your family history or the ‘great American novel’, a beginner or published author, you’ll expand your horizons and hone your communication skills with the encouragement of this friendly, supportive group. Join the fun! Age: 50Y and up Fee: $39 / RD $30 15909 Sept 20–Nov 22 10am–12pm BCC Shorewood Room

Classes: 10 Fri

Instructor: Sallie Tierney

Instructor: EH Baker

CLASS FEE KEY RD: Resident Discount

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Reduced fee for City of Burien residents

MD: Senior Member Discount Reduced fee for adult ages 50+ who have a Senior Program Membership

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Scholarships are available for Burien residents. Please call 206.988.3700 for more information

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Adult Enrichment General Interest Resources Roundtable: Support for Veterans, Seniors, & Families Open to retirees, prior military, families and anyone seeking more information on topics of interest, this workshop will have information available on VA, State and county benefits for veterans, spouses and widows. Other topics may also include information on social security benefits, healthcare, housing and services specific to seniors or anyone taking care of a senior. Find out how to get connected to the people who can help you the most. Age: 18Y and up 16006 Oct 23

Cut Food Costs: Couponing 101

BCC Manhattan Room

Local extreme couponer/volunteer food bank shopper wants to teach you the insider tricks to save thousands of dollars on groceries. Help your family save up to 95% on your grocery bills. Learn how to organize, where to find coupons and how to utilize them properly for maximum savings. This two hour class covers the basics all the way to extreme couponing. If you are brand new, we will teach you the basics to get you on your way to amazing savings. Along with pre-registration, one can of food donation will be collected at time of class. Age: 16Y and up 15888 Oct 1 15889 Nov 5

Fee: $6 / RD $0 6pm–8pm 6pm–8pm

BCC Chelsea Room

Classes: 1 Tue Tue

Instructor: Suzanne Greive

Trash Talk: Trash & Recycling There are so many things that can be recycled and composted these days, it’s hard to know what is left to throw away as garbage. Waste Management recycling experts and the City of Burien are hosting a fun and interactive 60-minute Trash Talk Recycling Workshop on everything you ever wanted to know about recycling, and how to accomplish zero waste. Here is your chance to ask the experts, learn what actually happens to your stuff after your garbage, recycling and compost carts are emptied and find out how you can make a positive impact in your community. Age: 16Y and up 16001 Sept 25 16002 Oct 15

Fee: Free 1pm–3pm

Fee: Free 1pm–2pm 6pm–7pm

Classes: 1 Wed

Instructor: Joel Estey

Easy Sign-Up for New Health Insurance Enrollment begins this October for insurance under the new Affordable Health Care Act. Enrollees will become eligible for insurance beginning January 1, 2014. Individuals can sign-up at the Burien Library on the below-listed dates and times. For more information contact Daphne.pie@kingcounty.gov or call 206.263.8369. Oct 19: 12:00 noon – 4:00pm Oct 30: 4:00pm – 8:00pm Nov 9: 12:00 noon – 4:00pm Nov 23: 10:00am – 2:00pm Dec 9: 4:00pm – 8:00pm Dec 14: 12:00 noon – 4:00pm

Burien– Normandy Park Fire Department FREE CPR CLASSES • Held monthly • Covers infant, child & adult CPR • Red Cross certification valid for 2 years • Taught by Burien Firefighters

900 SW 146th, Burien Pre-registration required: 206.242.2040 to leave your name & contact info or info@BurienFire.org

FREE DROP-IN BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED All classes, even those without a fee, require pre-registration. Classes that do not reach the minimum will be canceled.

• Held weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9:00am–4:00pm • No pre-registration necessary. • Available at Fire Station 900 SW 146th, Burien

Classes: 1 Wed Tue

BCC Shorewood Room

RD =Resident Discount

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

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Adult Fitness caRDio

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early Bird Fitness

Kettlebell Foundations

Guarantee yourself a regular work-out by scheduling it into your day BEFORE work or daily responsibilities begin! A terrific opportunity to improve flexibility, muscle tone, circulation and endurance. No class 11/11, 11/22, & 11/29.

Introducing the ultimate fitness program that increases your endurance, power, strength, and confidence to burn fat fast! Kettlebell utilizes all of your core muscles that are essential for maintaining good health. This class takes the beginning moves and combines them into a challenging workout. All fitness levels welcome. Please bring water & hand towel. No class 11/28.

Age: 16Y and up Fee: $59/ RD $51 Classes: 18 15874 Sept 16–Oct 25 6am–7am Mon, Wed, Fri 15875 Nov 4–Dec 18 6am–7am Mon, Wed, Fri BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

Instructor: Pam Odegard

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Zumba Join the Zumba craze, with its fusion of Latin and international inspired music and dance moves that create an exciting and effective aerobic/fitness workout. Whether you know how to dance or not, Zumba will keep you coming back for more. No class 11/11. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $47/ RD $41 15960 Sept 18–Oct 23 5:30pm–6:30pm 15966 Nov 6–Dec 11 5:30pm–6:30pm

Classes: 6 Wed Wed

BCC HilltopRoom Instructor: Hani Schnaith 15961 Sept 16–Oct 21 5:30pm–6:30pm Mon 15962 Nov 4–Dec 16 5:30pm–6:30pm Mon BCC Manhattan Room Instructor: Anne Marie Littleton 15963 Nov 5–Dec 10 7:05pm–8:05pm Tue 15964 Sept 17–Oct 22 7:05pm–8:05pm Tue BCC HilltopRoom

Instructor: Carly Waterman

Zumba Plus Toning After your regular, 1-hour Zumba class, end your cardio dance workout with 30 minutes of toning. Must register for and applies only to Monday Zumba class. No class 11/11. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $23 / RD $20 16075 Sept 16–Oct 21 6:30–7:00pm 16076 Nov 4–Dec 16 6:30–7:00pm BCC Manhattan Room

Classes: 6 Mon Mon

Instructor: Anne Marie Littleton

Pilates Pilates classes consist of circuit style mat work routines designed to develop abdominal core strength, increase all over flexibility, improve muscular endurance and create a mind to body connection that will enhance movement. Classes will complement all sporting & outdoor activities. Hand weights, Magic Circle and wall exercises will also be included. Appropriate for men and women of all fitness levels. No class 11/11. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $64/ RD $49 15946 Sept 16–Oct 21 5:30pm–6:30pm 15947 Nov 4–Dec 16 5:30pm–6:30pm 15985 Sept 16–Oct 21 6:30pm–7:30pm 15986 Nov 4–Dec 16 6:30pm–7:30pm 15952 Sept 18–Oct 23 5pm–6pm 15955 Nov 6–Dec 11 5pm–6pm 15953 Nov 6–Dec 11 6:15pm–7:15pm 15954 Sept 18–Oct 23 6:15pm–7:15pm BCC Lakeview Room

Classes: 6 Mon Mon Mon Mon Wed Wed Wed Wed

Instructor: Pam Videen

Lunchtime Pilates Pilates classes consist of circuit style mat work routines designed to develop abdominal core strength, increase all over flexibility, improve muscular endurance and create a mind to body connection that will enhance movement. Classes will complement all sporting & outdoor activities. Hand weights, Magic Circle and wall exercises will also be included. Appropriate for men and women of all fitness levels. No class 11/28. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $84/ RD $73 15987 Sept 17–Oct 24 12pm–12:45pm 15988 Nov 5–Dec 17 12pm–12:45pm BCC Lakeview Room

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Age: 16Y and up Fee: $56/ RD $49 15938 Sept 19–Oct 24 6:15pm–7:15pm 15940 Nov 7–Dec 19 6:15pm–7:15pm 15939 Sept 21–Oct 26 8:15am–9:15am 15941 Nov 9–Dec 14 8:15am–9:15am

Classes: 12 Tue, Thur Tue, Thur

Instructor: Pam Videen

BCC Lakeview Room

Classes: 6 Thur Thur Sat Sat

Instructor: Joshua Hughes

Adult Drop-In Volleyball Wednesdays in Burien Starts September 18

Running in accordance with Highline School District schedule: No play during school breaks & inclement weather  

Hazel Valley Elementary School Gymnasium (west-side, down stairs) 402 SW 132nd St. 98146   Call 206.988.3700 to verify play. • Scrimmage games 6:30–9:00pm • $4 fee each night • Must sign in on hold harmless sheet • For players ages 16 and up. No minor children allowed in facility due to risk and liability. • Have fun, meet people •  RECREATIONAL LEVEL PLAY ONLY (Unsafe play, foul language & not playing as a team will be warned, then asked to leave.)

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Adult Fitness FiTness

sWiM aqua Fit A wonderfully beneficial aerobic workout in the water for adults, seniors and anyone with any body ailments. A great way to get an aerobic workout and tone muscles in a nonimpact environment. Foam dumbbells and other devices are used to add resistance and intensity. Please advise your instructor if you are not a swimmer. The pool is 4.5 feet deep. Please provide your own towel. No class 11/28. Age: 18Y and up Fee: $80 / RD $72 Classes: 12 15836 Sep 17–Oct 24 8:30–9:30am Tue, Thur 15839 Oct 29–Dec 10 8:30–9:30am Tue, Thur HAC Pool

Instructor: Highline Athletic Club

aqua Boot camp A high cardio workout without pain in your joints, Aqua Boot Camp brings the fun and excitement of boot camp classes and just adds water! This energizing and effective new class is complete with strength training, moderate to high intensity power aerobics, and plyometrics to burn calories, tone muscles, and increase both, range of motion and endurance. Please provide your own towel. No class 11/29. Age: 18Y and up Fee: $80 / RD $72 Classes: 12 15838 Sep 18–Oct 25 12:30–1:30pm Wed, Fri 15840 Oct 30–Dec 11 12:30–1:30pm Wed, Fri HAC Pool

Instructor: Highline Athletic Club

on anY Dance oR FiTness cLass!

This coupon is good for ANY dance or fitness class for participants who are 50 years or older and are new to that class or haven’t participated in a dance or fitness class in the last 3 months.

RD =Resident Discount

Check out these FRE E C l a s s e s !  Free Trial Week • September 9-12 No need to register, just show up! MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 EnhanceFitness®

8:45am, 9:45am

Seahurst Room

Yoga Stretch & Strength

9:00am

Hilltop Room

Zumba Plus Toning

5:30pm

Hilltop Room

Lunchtime Pilates

Noon

Lakeview Room

Chen Tai Chi for Beginners

6:00pm

Lakeview Room

Hula

6:30pm

Manhattan Room

Zumba

7:05pm

Lakeview Room

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 Early Bird

6:00am

Seahurst Room

Yoga Stretch & Strength

9:00am

Hilltop Room

Low Impact Chair Yoga

11:00am

Manhattan Room

Pilates

5:00pm

Lakeview Room

Zumba

5:30pm

Hilltop Room

Pilates

6:15pm

Lakeview Room

6:15pm

Lakeview Room

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Kettlebell Foundations

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

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Adult Fitness Tai Chi Tai Chi for Everybody This ancient Chinese Martial Art is a form of exercise that combines movement and meditation. In this class, we will work on basic alignment, relaxation and coordination. Each class begins with a full body joint lubricating longevity exercise set followed by form practice. Relieve stress and have fun, while gaining strength, balance and flexibility. First 2 weeks of September will be in the park, the rest of the weeks will be at BCC. No class 11/11, 11/28. Age: 16Y and up 15850 Sep 3–26 15854 Sep 4–30 15855 Oct 7–30 15851 Oct 8–31 15856 Nov 4–27 15852 Nov 5–26

Fee: $66 / RD $60 10:45am–11:45am 10:45am–11:45am 10:45am–11:45am 10:45am–11:45am 10:45am–11:45am 10:45am–11:45am

Fee: $52 / RD $45 15857 Dec 2–18 10:45am–11:45am 15858 Dec 3–19 10:45am–11:45am

Classes: 7–8 Tue, Thur Wed, Mon Mon, Wed Tue, Thur Mon, Wed Tue, Thur Classes 6 Mon, Wed Tue, Thur

Annex Community Center Park & BCC Lakeview Room Instructor: Viola Brumbaugh

Chen Tai Chi Chuan Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art practiced by millions every day to improve health and develop self-defense. Chen family Tai Chi is the original form of this art. In this class we will practice Joint Lubrication Qigong, Silk Reeling, and the Chen 18 Essential Forms. Improve balance and flexibility, reduce stress and joint discomfort, develop strength and focus. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $137 / RD $130 15853 Oct 1–Dec 17 6pm–7pm BCC Lakeview Room

Classes: 12 Tue

Instructor: Viola Brumbaugh

Yoga Energy Yoga

Low Impact Chair Yoga

Want to feel lighter in spirit, yet grounded and centered? This 10,000-year-old practice of traditional Korean exercises encourages participants to rid the body of stagnant energy through movement, and to open the body to fresh, healing energy. Course includes rhythmic body tapping, stretching, meditative holding postures designed to deepen the breath, and a short seated meditation. (Alternate postures are offered, should the need arise.) No class 11/11 & 11/28.

A great class for seniors, adults, and individuals returning from an injury, who want to gain flexibility and balance while stretching, breathing, and practicing relaxation techniques in a safe and comfortable setting. Through modifications and props, you will gain muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility; and increase stamina, lung capacity and overall wellness. For all body types. No class 11/11.

Age: 16Y and up Fee: $47/ RD $41 Classes: 6 15925 Sept 16–Oct 21 5:30pm–6:30pm Mon 15926 Nov 4–Dec 16 5:30pm–6:30pm Mon 15927 Sept 19–Oct 24 5:30pm–6:30pm Thur 15928 Nov 7–Dec 19 5:30pm–6:30pm Thur BCC HilltopRoom

Instructor: Bonnie Taschler

Gentle Yoga A unique combination of postures and movements to relax your mind. Connect with your body & spirit while you experience this gentle form of yoga. A great class for all levels with emphasis on breath and flow of energy within your body. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $56/RD $49 15930 Sept 18–Oct 23 6pm–7:30pm 15931 Nov 6–Dec 11 6pm–7:30pm BCC Manhattan Room

Classes: 6 Wed Wed

Instructor: Lori Leberer

Age: 16Y and up Fee: $106/ RD $101 Classes: 12 15942 Sept 16–Oct 23 11am–12:15pm Mon, Wed 15943 Nov 4–Dec 16 11am–12:15pm Mon, Wed BCC Manhattan Room

Yoga Stretch & Strength Do you want to feel great about yourself? Join us to experience increased health by calming and de-stressing the mind and body as we move into basic yoga postures and breathing practices. We’ll stretch, strengthen and learn to release tension and increase flexibility while practicing on a mat. Janet provides options within a posture and encourages each person to participate at their own level. No class 11/11. Age: 16Y and up Fee: $59/ RD $51 15956 Sept 16–Oct 21 9am–10:15am 15957 Nov 4–Dec 16 9am–10:15am 15958 Sept 18–Oct 23 9am–10:15am 15959 Nov 6–Dec 11 9am–10:15am BCC HilltopRoom

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Instructor: Janet Crawley

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Classes: 6 Mon Mon Wed Wed

Instructor: Janet Crawley


Adult Fitness

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Fitness For 50+ 3 R’s of Exercise: Retain, Restore, Renew Exercise and fitness routines specifically designed for seniors: stretching, balance, strength and coordination. Adaptations for those with specific physical problems. This is an easy way to improve your fitness while working out with other seniors. No class 11/28. Age: 50Y and up Fee: $49 / RD $40 Classes: 10 15843 Sept 24–Oct 24 9:30am–10:30am Tue, Thur Age: 50Y and up Fee: $53 / RD $44 Classes: 11 15844 Nov 5–Dec 12 9:30am–10:30am Tue, Thur BCC Hilltop Room

Instructor: Eileen Broomell

Focus on Balance: Fall Prevention Fitness Balance problems are aggravated as you grow older, either due to the natural aging process or some underlying disease. This class will focus entirely on specific exercises for balance. These movements will not only train your muscles to respond to balance cues, but will also increase your confidence in your body’s own ability to respond when needed. When exposed to balance exercises regularly, the results have been excellent. Age: 50Y and up 15819 Oct 1–24

Fee: $44 / RD $35 Classes: 8 10:45am–11:30am Tue, Thur

BCC Hilltop Room

Instructor: Eileen Broomell

EnhanceFitness® A medium level aerobic exercise session, this class includes warm-up, aerobics, weights (provided) and cool-down. We encourage new people to view a class before they register. Call 206-988-3700 if you are a Group Health member, you may be eligible for free classes. No class 11/11, 11/29, 12/25. Age: 50Y and up 15828 Sep 4–30 15829 Sep 4–30 15830 Sep 4–30 15831 Oct 2–30 15832 Oct 2–30 15833 Oct 2–30 15825 Nov 1–27 15826 Nov 1–27 15827 Nov 1–27 15822 Dec 2–30 15823 Dec 2–30 15824 Dec 2–30

Fee: $35 / RD $30 8:45am–9:45am 9:45am–10:45am 10:45am–11:45am 8:45am–9:45am 9:45am–10:45am 10:45am–11:45am 8:45am–9:45am 9:45am–10:45am 10:45am–11:45am 8:45am–9:45am 9:45am–10:45am 10:45am–11:45am

BCC Seahurst Banquet Hall

Classes: 11-13 Mon, Wed, Fri Wed, Fri, Mon Wed, Fri, Mon Wed, Fri, Mon Wed, Fri, Mon Wed, Fri, Mon Fri, Mon, Wed Fri, Mon, Wed Fri, Mon, Wed Mon, Wed, Fri Mon, Wed, Fri Mon, Wed, Fri

DISCOUNT ON ANY DANCE OR FITNESS CLASS! This coupon is good for ANY dance or fitness class for participants who are 50 years or older and are new to that class or haven’t participated in a dance or fitness class in the last 3 months.

Instructor: Alex Lewis

Sitting Fit This senior exercise class is performed entirely in the seated position. It will consist of a light warm up, stretching and breathing exercises. Upper and lower body exercises with wrist/ankle weights and/ or dumbbells will help strengthen bones and health. A cool down will end the class. The class is taught in an encouraging and supportive environment where everyone goes at his/her own pace during the workout. No class 11/11, 11/29. Age: 50Y and up Fee: $10 Classes: 28 15842 Sept 23–Nov 27 3:30–4:30pm Mon, Wed, Fri BPA Community Room

RD =Resident Discount

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

Instructor: Alex Lewis

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Travel for Adults 50+ Trail to Treasure: History of Seattle Pioneer Square*** The Trail to Treasure self-guided walking tour brings to life a collection of stories about Seattle’s Pioneer Square Historic District. Explore at your leisure the history of the city’s oldest neighborhood. Starting at the Klondike Gold Rush National Park, the Trail to Treasure map identifies 16 special places and events that helped shape the history and development of Pioneer Square, the city of Seattle, and the greater Puget Sound region. Trip includes escort and transportation. Lunch is on your own.

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Puyallup Fair*

Angel of the Winds Casino*

’Do the Puyallup’ again this year, with a special day for seniors and Red Hatters. Enjoy great shows, carnival games, thrilling rides, wonderful animals and delicious treats. Trip includes escort and transportation. Admission ($9) and lunch are on your own.

Check out ‘The World’s Friendliest Casino,’ nestled in the Arlington area. Trip includes escort and transportation. Lunch is on your own.

Age: 50Y and up 15910 Sept 17

Fee: $17 / RD $15 10am–4:30pm

Classes: 1 Tue

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Whales & Wildcards at Friday Harbor* Enjoy deluxe accommodations, most meals and $10 slot/$5 table play vouchers at the Silver Reef Hotel & Casino, and then explore the San Juan Islands, its whales and Friday Harbor the next day. This scenery, along with a Northwest Salmon and BBQ chicken lunch will leave you feeling relaxed and happy on this overnight, guided trip home. Trip includes admission, escort, most meals and transportation. REGISTER BY 9/13. Classes: 2 Tue–Wed

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A New Day Show Taping* Do you want to be on TV? Join us for a live taping of the popular ‘A New Day Northwest’ Show with Margaret Larson, where you are the audience member. You might even get free samplings from that day’s show features. Trip includes escort and transportation. Lunch is on your own. Age: 50Y and up 15915 Oct 3

Fee: $15 / RD $12 8:45am–2pm

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Fee: $20 / RD $17 9am–5pm

Classes: 1 Thur

Fee: $15 / RD $12 10am–3pm

Classes: 1 Wed

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Renton Civic Theater: And Then There Were None*

Tour the Pioneer Farm Museum at Eatonville, where you will learn firsthand how pioneers lived. Then journey past Elbe to stroll through the Recycled Spirit of Iron Park in Ashford, where local artist creates amazing art from recycled materials. Trip includes escort and transportation. Admissions ($8 & $3) and lunch are on your own.

In this superlative mystery, comedy statuettes of little soldier boys on the mantel of a house on an island off the coast of Devon fall to the floor and break one by one as those in the house succumb to a diabolical avenger. Eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostesses are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead— poisoned. One down and nine to go! The excitement never lets up in this ideal play. Also known as The Ten Little Indians. Trip includes admission, escort and transportation. Dinner is on your own.

Age: 50Y and up 15912 Oct 12

Age: 50Y and up 15917 Oct 31

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Pioneer Farm Museum & Recycled Spirit of Iron*

Fee: $23 / RD $20 10am–5pm

Classes: 1 Sat

Fee: $35 / RD $30 Classes: 1 5:30pm–10:30pm Thur

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COOPER: Washington St. History Museum*

Tulalip Casino & Seattle Premium Outlets*

The most famous unsolved hijacking of the century opened the door to changes in transportation security that have impacted the way we travel by air. ‘Cooper’ examines the D.B. Cooper hijacking and explains how one act provoked ramifications that affect us all today. Trip includes escort and transportation. Admission ($7) and lunch are on your own. You may also see all three Tacoma museums (WA St. History, Art and Glass) with a $20 admission fee, if you choose; all are within walking distance of each other.

Whether you want to shop, gamble or do both, this trip is for you. Experience the sights and sounds of this Vegas-style casino and/or spend the day at one of Seattle’s premium outlet malls. Trip includes escort and transportation. Lunch is on your own.

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Age: 50Y and up 15914 Oct 15

Fee: $17 / RD $15 10am–3pm

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

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Classes: 1 Wed

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Age: 50Y and up Fee: $247 / RD $235 15911 Sept 24–25 8am–6pm

Age: 50Y and up 15913 Oct 9

Age: 50Y and up 15916 Oct 23

Classes: 1 Tue

Age: 50Y and up 15918 Nov 5

Fee: $20 / RD $17 9am–5pm

Classes: 1 Tue

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED All classes, require pre-registration. Classes that do not reach the minimum will be canceled.

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Travel for Adults 50+ Seattle Mariners Spring Training March 12-19, 2014 Start saving now and enjoy this Spring Training Trip to Arizona to watch some baseball. Trip is sponsored by the Washington State Association of Senior Centers and fee includes roundtrip air from Seattle to Phoenix on Alaska Airlines, 7 nights at the Windmill Inn in Sun City West, daily buffet breakfast, 5 game tickets with great seats, ground transportation, souvenir baseball cap, pizza party at the pool, travel and cancellation insurance.

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Red Wind Casino*

Christmas Ship*

This little casino is nestled just outside of Yelm. They have a FABULOUS lunch buffet that may steal you away from gaming tables and slot machines. Trip includes escort and transportation. Lunch is on your own.

Argosy’s Christmas Ship is decked out to impress with bright lights and a live choir. Join other merry-makers, as you partake in the holiday spirit at Des Moines Marina, Brown’s Point and Redondo Beach. Trip includes admission, escort and transportation. Food on board is on your own.

Age: 50Y and up 15920 Nov 13

Fee: $20 / RD $17 9am–5pm

Classes: 1 Wed

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Kick off the holiday season with a special tour of Multicare’s Festival of Trees, each of which are decked out to the 9’s with festival spirit and unique themes. We get a special viewing before these spectacular trees go up for auction. Then, enjoy lunch and leisure time in downtown Tacoma. Trip includes admission, escort and transportation. Lunch is on your own.

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Fee: $23 / RD $20 9am–2pm

Classes: 1 Thur

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Take a drive through the famous Fantasy Lights in Spanaway Park, where elaborate creations sparkle and glow with the holiday spirit. Trip includes admission, escort and transportation. Dinner is on your own.

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Fee: $17 / RD $15 5pm–8:30pm

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Fee: $61 / RD $56 6:15pm–10pm

Classes: 1 Thur

Classes: 1 Tue

Fee: $1,489 (double occupancy) Information and to register: www.wsasc.org / Sally Goodgion at 253-852-0880 or 1-888-353-3216.

Meeker Mansion Holiday Tea & Sumner Main Street Antiques* Enjoy a delightful tour and tea at Meeker Mansion, then spend some leisure time browsing through downtown Sumner’s shops. Trip includes admission, escort and transportation. MUST REGISTER BY 12/2.

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Age: 50Y and up 15923 Dec 17

Fee: $35 / RD $30 10am–3pm

Classes: 1 Tue

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Fantasy Lights in Spanaway Park*

Age: 50Y and up 15921 Dec 10

Age: 50Y and up 15922 Dec 12

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus

Festival of Trees*

Age: 50Y and up 15929 Dec 5

NEW

Renton Civic Theater: She Loves Me* George and Amalia are two feuding clerks in a European perfumery during the 1930s who secretly find solace in their anonymous romantic pen pals, little knowing their respective correspondents are none other than each other. Funny, intelligent, honest and sentimental, She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old world elegance and nostalgia, yet is as universal and relevant as ever in this age of internet romances. This is the show that You Got Mail was based upon. Trip includes admission, escort and transportation. Dinner is on your own. Age: 50Y and up 15924 Dec 19

Fee: $35 / RD $30 Classes: 1 5:30pm–10:30pm Thur

Travel Information • Trip times are subject to change. • No substitutions allowed. • Cancellations must adhere to refund policy. TRIP RATINGS All trips involve some degree of walking. See below for walking rating: EASY * Mostly paved, minimal walking distance MODERATE** Sometimes paved, may include stairs, moderate walking distance DIFFICULT*** Some difficult terrain, uneven ground, stairs, incline, and/or extensive walking

Vehicle Transportation PaRCS Bus RD =Resident Discount

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

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Adults 50+ Services & Programs At The Burien Community Center 14700 6th Ave SW • 206.988.3700 Membership Opportunities A membership offers you reduced fees on some programs, a bi-monthly activity newsletter mailed to your home, and an opportunity to financially support all of the City’s senior programs. Your support is appreciated!

Scholarships Available Thanks to the generosity of the Edith Trucks Trust Fund, reduced senior program fees are available for those 50 years and older.

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Drop In Activities Pinochle

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ Noon

Chelsea Rm

Whist

Wednesdays @ Noon

Chelsea Rm

Bridge

Thursdays @ 11:00am

Eagle Landing Rm

Bunco

3rd Monday of month @ 2:00pm

Chelsea Rm

Wii Bowling

Wednesdays @ 10:00am

Eagle Landing Rm

Open Art Studio

Wednesdays @ Noon

Eagle Landing Rm

Knitting

Tuesdays @ 2:00pm

Lobby

Red Hat Society

1st Friday of month

Shorewood Rm

Friday Flicks

4th Friday of month @ 1:00pm

Shorewood Rm

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Adults 50+ Services & Programs Personal Services Appointments are required for these services available at the Community Center. Call early, since many services fill up weeks in advance. 206.988.3700

Foot Care Clinic

Reiki Group Therapy

Every Thursday, 9:00am–3:00pm $33 per person per visit, by appointment.

Provided by local Reiki practitioners. Offers gentle, restful hands-on healing and relaxation. 2nd Tuesday of the month, by appointment, 10:30am–12:30pm, Sept 10, Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10. $5 minimum donation.

Attorney Consultations Provided free-of-charge by local attorney Frank DeMarco. 4th Wednesday of the month, 9:30am–11:30am, Sept 25, Oct 23, Nov 20.

Metro ORCA Bus Passes You can apply for the Regional Reduced Fare Permit for Seniors &/or disabled citizens. 2nd Tuesday of every other month, 10:30am, Sept 10, Nov 12.

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits (SHIBA) A free service that provides free, unbiased, and confidential assistance with Medicare and health care choices. 4th Wednesday of the month, 9:00am–12:00pm, Sept 25, Oct, 23, Nov 27.

Hearing Clinic Free ear checks and hearing screens by Highline Hearing Professionals. November 13 at 10:00am. Call for a private appointment.

Social Services & Transportation These services are NOT available at the Community Center. Call the phone numbers below for assistance.

Senior Information & Assistance The most comprehensive information available for local and regional senior services. 206.448.3110

MEALS on WHEELS

Volunteer Drivers Needed If you’re interested in providing a few hours a week to drive the shuttle, call for more information. 206.748.7588

Metro Bus Access

Delivery of free frozen microwavable meals to home bound seniors. 206.248.5680

A shared-ride van transportation service for seniors or disabled individuals who are unable to ride regular Metro buses. 206.205.5001 or 206.689.3113

Free Burien Shuttle Bus Rides

Volunteer Transportation

The HYDE Shuttle Bus provides free weekday transportation for seniors or those with disabilities who need to get to and from their personal appointments. Take advantage of this wonderful service and schedule trips to the doctor, grocery store, or other nearby areas. 206.727.6262

Get one-on-one service from a trained volunteer strictly for medical appointments, not limited to your local area. 206.448.5740

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Registration Information 3 WAYS TO REGISTER:

Online at

Walk In at

Call in at

www.BurienParks.net

14700 6th Ave SW

206.988.3700

Program Locations • Pre-registration is required for all classes unless otherwise stated.

BPA (Burien Park Apts). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500 SW 148th St

• All fees are due at the time of registration.

Chelsea Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 839 SW 137th St

• No “on site” registration will be taken by instructors.

DHH (Dottie Harper House). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421 SW 146th St

• All classes/activities have a minimum and maximum enrollment.

EDW (El Dorado West) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1010 SW 134th St

• Registration is required at least three (3) working days in advance to ensure class minimums are met. • There is a $25 service fee for all returned checks and declined credit cards.

BCC (Burien Community Center). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14700 6th Ave SW Community Center Annex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425 SW 144th St ECAC (Evergreen Community Aquatic Center). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606 SW 116th, Seattle GHF (Green House Field). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437 SW 144th St Glass Expression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 648 SW 152nd HAC (Highline Athletic Club) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 S 156th St HHS (Highline High School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 S 152nd St HTK (Home Task Kitchen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611 SW 152nd St HVE (Hazel Valley Elementary). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402 SW 132nd St MAC (Moshier Community Art Center). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430 S 156th St Moshier Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430 S 156th St Jungle Gym. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191 SW 152nd Alley Seahurst Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1600 SW Seahurst Dr SW SMS (Sylvester Middle School). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16222 Sylvester Rd SW Town Square Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480 SW 152nd St

To view these locations on your PC, visit www.bit.ly/BPclasslocs To view these locations on a smartphone, scan this QR Code:

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Registration Information Satisfaction Guaranteed

Accessibility

Photography and Video

We wish to provide you with the highest-quality programs and services possible. 100% CREDIT will be issued if you are dissatisfied with the quality of your instructor or facility, please call 206.988.3700 prior to the 2nd class and we will issue you a full credit or process your Refund Request Form.

Individuals with or without disabilities may register for all programs offered by the City of Burien provided program safety requirements can be met. The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department provides reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. Please contact the Parks & Recreation office three (3) weeks in advance of the program start date to discuss accommodations. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case by case basis.

The City of Burien takes videotape or photographs of people enjoying our parks or facilities. Photographs may be used for promotional purposes and are used at the discretion of and become the property of the City of Burien. Should you not want photographs of your child utilized for publications or posted on our website and social media promotion, please let our staff or your instructor know.

Refunds & Credits When appropriate, we will gladly refund or credit your class fee for these amounts: • 100%: When class is cancelled by the Burien Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department due to insufficient enrollment OR when you request to withdraw from the class a minimum of 3 business days prior to the first class and accept a credit. • 100% (less a $5.00 processing fee): When you request to withdraw from the class a minimum of 3 business days prior to the first class and prefer a refund. No refunds will be issued if you request to withdraw from: • Programs costing $5.00 or less • One day program • Trip or Travel programs where admission was purchased in advance • Special Events • A scholarship was used to pay for a program Credits will be valid for one (1) calendar year. Refunds take approximately 3 weeks to process, and will not be issued from a credit. Medical illness or other extenuating circumstances will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Documentation of the circumstance may be requested.

Recreation Scholarship Program Scholarships are available for youth who are Burien residents and adults 50+ for Adult/Senior Programs. Call 206.988.3700 for scholarship information. RD =Resident Discount

Inclement Weather Policy During periods of bad weather, radio stations will report school closures and changes in schedules. Please listen for the Highline School District report. 1. SCHOOL CLOSED: All Burien Parks & Rec classes and programs are cancelled. Cancelled classes will be refunded.

2. SCHOOL OPEN/TWO HOUR LATE ARRIVAL: Burien Parks & Rec classes are as follows: • Classes held prior to 10:00 am are cancelled. • Classes held after 10:00 am call 206.988.3700 for updated information.

3. EARLY RELEASE due to inclement weather: contact the Parks & Rec office for class cancellation information. PLEASE NOTE: During extended periods of inclement weather, some classes will continue to be cancelled. Cancelled classes will be listed on the 206.988.3700 after hour’s message line and at www.BurienParks.net.

Disclaimer This Recreation Guide is a general schedule of programs, activities and events. Dates, times and locations are subject to change. For updated information, call 206.988.3700 or visit www.BurienParks.net

MD =Senior Program Membership Discount

Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Our goal is to create exceptional programs and places for inspiration, enrichment and celebration. We strive to provide and promote diverse, safe, well-maintained parks, facilities, recreation and cultural opportunities for all.

You can find us at... Burien Community Center 14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166 Office Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:30am–8:00pm Friday, 8:30am–5:00pm Saturday, 8:00am–12:00pm Phone: 206.988.3700 FAX: 206.243.2784 Web site: www.BurienParks.net Email us: Parksinfo@burienwa.gov

Holiday Closures Labor Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monday, Sept. 2 Veterans Day. . . . . . . . . . . Monday, Nov. 11 Thanksgiving. . . . . . . . . Thursday, Nov. 28 Day after Thanksgiving. . . Friday, Nov. 29 Christmas. . . . . . . . . . . Wednesday, Dec. 25 HOLIDAY HOURS December 23–January 4 8:30am–5:00pm

Register Now! 206.988.3700 or www.BurienParks.net

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Burien Rental Facilities Indoor Facilities Burien Community Center 14700 6th Ave SW Occupancy: Banquet Hall 200 Meeting Rooms 60 See details page 37!

Dottie Harper House 421 SW 146th St Occupancy: 30

Outdoor Facilities PICNIC SHELTERS Seahurst Park 1600 SW Seahurst Dr SW See detailed rental information on next page.

ATHLETIC FIELDS Moshier Memorial Park 430 S. 156th • Softball/Baseball Fields • Soccer Fields

Chelsea Park 839 SW 136th • Youth Softball / Baseball Fields • Youth Soccer Field

Now available for tenant leases

Burien Annex 425 SW 144th Occupancy: Varies 900 ft. square classrooms available for long-term use

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For Indoor or Outdoor Facilities, contact us at www.BurienParks.net or 206.988.3700


Burien Rental Facilities

SEAHURST PARK

PICNIC SHELTERS & BEACHSIDE TABLES Accepting reservations January 1st for June —Sept. 2014 NEW SHELTER TIMES: Morning Half Day 8:30am–2:00pm Afternoon Half Day 3:00pm–8:00pm • Full Day 8:30am–8:00pm

North Shelter Times

*RD Fee

Fee

# of people

Amenities

Half Day Full Day

$55 $110

$70 $115

75

6 tables, 2 BBQs, water

Times

*RD Fee

Fee

# of people

Amenities

Half Day Full Day

$75 $125

$90 $145

100

5 tables, 3 BBQs, water

South Shelter

South Shelter w/ beachside tables (tables 3 and or 4) Times

*RD Fee

Fee

# of people

Amenities

Half Day Full Day

$85 $135

$100 $155

108

6 tables, 3 BBQs, water

Half Day Full Day

$95 $145

$110 $165

116

7 tables, 5 BBQs, water

South Beachside Group 1 Time

*RD Fee

Fee

# of people

Amenities

Half Day Full Day

$20 $40

$25 $50

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2 tables, 1 BBQ

SEAHURST PARK CLOSES SEPTEMBER 3 The entire park will be closed through May, 2014 for the large-scale seawall removal project. This work is one of the many critical steps that will restore Puget Sound habitat to support salmon run recovery. In the meantime, enjoy these nearby beaches close to Burien.

South Beachside Group 2 Time

*RD Fee

Fee

# of people

Amenities

DES MOINES BEACH PARK

Half Day Full Day

$30 $60

$35 $70

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3 tables, 2 BBQs

22030 Cliff Ave. S., Des Moines http://www.desmoineswa.gov

# of people

Amenities

8 per table

1 table, 1 BBQ per table

South Beachside Table 5, 6, or 7 Time

*RD Fee

Fee

Half Day Full Day

$10 per table $20 per table

$15 per table $30 per table

LINCOLN PARK 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle www.seattle.gov/parks

*RD: Resident Discount

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Arbor Lake Park 12380 2nd Ave S, 98168

8.54

Community Center Annex 425 SW 144th St, 98166 Community Center Annex Park 425 SW 144th St, 98166

4.8

Burien Community Center 14700 6th Ave SW Chelsea Park 839 SW 136th St, 98166

3.0

Des Moines Memorial Park Des Moines Memorial Dr & S 156th St, 98148

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Dottie Harper Park 421 SW 146th St, 98166

3.9

Eagle Landing Park 14641 25th Ave SW, 98166

6.21

Green House / Community Garden 437 SW 144th St, 98166

.75

Hazel Valley Park 251 SW 126th St, 98146

2.86

Hilltop Park 2600 S 128th St, 98168

7.36

Jacob Ambaum Park 12621 Ambaum Blvd SW, 98146

1.04

Lake Burien School Memorial Park 14640 18th Ave SW, 98166

4.6

Lakeview Park* 442 SW 160th St, 98166

2.8

Linde Hill Park (141st St Pond) 651 SW 141st St, 98166

1.0

Manhattan School Playground Park* 4th Ave S & S 184th St, 98148

1.0

Mathison Park 533 S 146th St, 98168

5.3

Moshier (William E) Memorial Park & Moshier Art Center 430 S 156th St, 98148

15.2

Puget Sound Park 135 SW 126th St, 98146

5

Salmon Creek Park 700 SW 118th St, 98146

4.58

Salmon Creek Ravine Park 12540 Shorewood Dr SW, 98146

87.77

Seahurst (Ed Munro) Park 1600 SW Seahurst Park Rd, 98166

182.5

Shorewood Park 11830 28th Ave SW, 98146

3.4

Southern Heights Park* 12025 14th Ave S, 98168

3.27

Town Square Park 480 SW 152nd St, 98166

1.0

Triangle Park 15345 Ambaum Blvd SW, 98166

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Shorewood Park

Arbor Lake Park

Salmon Creek Ravine

Seahurst (Ed Munro) Park

Hazel Valley Park

Chelsea Park

Southern Heights Park

Hilltop Park

Puget Sound Park

Linde Hill Park The Annex

Eagle Landing Park

Burien Community Center Lake Burien School Memorial Park

Indian Trail

Jacob Ambaum Park

Town Square Park

Dottie Harper Park

Mathison Park

Moshier Park Lakeview Park

Manhattan School Park

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The Environment Science Center (ESC) is an outstanding organization in Burien that provides environmental stewardship, sustainability, and academic achievement through science based education. ESC’s beautiful new facility is located on Seahurst Park’s beach approximately ¼ mile north of the main park entry.

Volunteer with ESC

Environmental Programs Available for Local Schools

Make friends with like-minded people, apply your skills, gain job experience, and give back to your community!

Local teachers and school staff can contract with ESC to provide environmental education workshops for their students during the school year. Available courses are listed below.

Terrific opportunities to support environmental education in your own community are abundant at ESC. Whether you have 20 years experience in database management, are an amateur photographer, want to learn more about our natural environment, or have no experience at all, we have a place for you. Visit our website envsciencecenter.org/about/ volunteer/ or contact the Outreach Manager: Outreach@EnvScienceCenter. org or call 206.248.4266.

Salmon Heroes grades 4-12 Offered Fall only. Classroom presentation or both classroom and field study option available. Students learn about salmon lifecycle and habitat while also having hands-on experience with internal and external fish anatomy. The health of local streams and rivers, such as nearby Walker-Miller Creek and the Duwamish/ Green River watershed, is also explored. Water Heroes Classroom presentation. Available throughout the school year

Follow the Flow Grades K-2 Explores our water cycle, different properties of water, and the importance of watershed health and water quality.

Where Does it Go? Grades 3-12 Examines human-made modifications to the watershed system and differences between a sewer and storm drain. Students learn to identify detrimental effects of street run-off and identify actions to reduce pollutants entering storm drains.

Donations Welcome ESC provides thousands of students the opportunity to enrich their learning through hands-on field studies. To provide equal access for all students, ESC provides most programs free-ofcharge, including bus transportation. If you are interested in making a donation, visit our website envsciencecenter.org or call 206.248.4266.

Sustainable Burien is a grassroots organization started in 2008 that promotes and participates in creating a sustainable local community. Residents and businesses are invited to participate by sharing ideas, passions, knowledge, and talents.

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Monthly Meetings 2nd Sunday of the month, 2:00pm–4:00pm* Burien Library, at 4th Ave SW & SW 152nd St *To receive e-mail notices and confirm monthly meetings e-mail rdare2@yahoo.com


A Center For All Occasions

Book this great facility for…

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f there is a special occasion in your future, the Burien Community Center will be ready to serve you and your guests.

Reservations are currently being taken from 3–12 months in advance. Hourly rates of $35–$100 according to event, room, time, and dates. The Burien Community Center Seahurst Room will accommodate up to 200 people and includes an on-site kitchenette. Four smaller meeting rooms can accommodate up to 60 people. For additional information or to inquire about rental dates please contact us at 206.988.3700 or visit www.BurienParks.net.

Wedding Receptions Reunions Retirement Parties Dances Corporate Parties Baptisms Birthday Parties Baby Showers …and much more!

ASK US ABOUT OUR TODDLER PARTY PACKAGES Climbing & Tumbling, Playground & Zoom Zoom

You Bring the Party, We Bring the Fun!

Burien Community Center 14700 6th AVE SW • 206.988.3700 • www.BurienParks.net www.BurienParks.net

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Explore Burien’s Public Art! Now you can explore the City of Burien in an entirely new way! Twenty-three beautiful pieces of public

Burien’s New Monthly Music & Art Walks

artwork are located both

1st Thursday of each month, 6:00pm–9:00pm

Where is this artwork located?

» 35 venues, including Kids Crafts at Burien Library » Spoken Word » Live Painting & Community Murals » NW Artist Exhibits » Live Music & Dancing » Open Mic » Late Night Shopping

Downloadable map and info: B-TownBeat.com

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indoors and outdoors throughout the city for your viewing pleasure.

What concept was the artist interested in conveying?

Answers to these questions along with downloadable and printed maps are available by visiting

When was it installed?

www.BurienPublicArt.net

What materials were used to create it?

Or scan code to the right with your smart phone.

How do you think or feel when viewing it?

Printed maps will also be available at the Burien Community Center in August. Burien is proud to have created a 1% for Art program shortly after its incorporation as a city. This program sets aside 1% of selected building project funds for public artwork.


More Fall Events Farmers Market May 2–October 24 Thursdays, 11am–6pm Burien Town Square 5th and 152nd www.DiscoverBurien.com

Burien Bursting with New Bike Racks

KIDS DAY September 7, 10am–3pm Burien Fire Station 15100 8th Ave SW 206.242.2040

BURIEN BRAT TROT October 6th 5K Race & Street Festival Old Burien www.burienbrattrot.com

OKTOBERFEST DINNER, DANCE, & AUCTION October 20, 5:30 pm Normandy Park Cove www.DiscoverBurien.com 206.433.2882

BOO in BURIEN October 27, 12 noon–4pm Downtown Burien www.DiscoverBurien.com 206.433.2882

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magine Burien kids and families jumping on their bikes as a regular routine to run errands or cruise around town just for fun! Experience your neighborhoods and city in a whole new way. Aside from fun, bicycling provides fantastic health and exercise benefits. And securing your bike during your rides has never been easier thanks to WABI’s creation of 41 NEW bike racks in Downtown Burien and nearby areas. Twenty-three (23) racks have already been installed in public right-of-ways with 18 soon to be located in commercial shopping centers. “Walk / Bike Burien” (WABI) is a non-profit organization that’s creating a walking and biking community in Burien.

WINTERFEST December 1, 10am–5pm Downtown Burien www.DiscoverBurien.com 206.433.2882

GET INVOLVED TODAY. www.wabi.org

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PRSRT STD US Postage PAID Permit #5859 Seattle, WA

City of Burien 14700 6th Ave SW Burien, WA 98166

ARTS-A-GLOW Lantern Festival & Procession! Festival de Internas y Procesion!

Saturday, September 7 5:00–10:00pm Dottie Harper Park, 421 SW 146th www.burienwa.gov/GLOW • 206.988.3700 Presented by Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services

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