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5th Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk

Posted on Aug 3, 2017

“Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” – Marcel Proust In keeping with our summertime...

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Gem-walk in the Woods above Seahurst Park

Posted on May 5, 2017

Care to walk through a wooded ravine, bright with late “spring green”? This Sunday, May 7, 2017, our Walk-n-Talk will start at...

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Friendly Reminder: BE VISIBLE!

Posted on Nov 6, 2016

by Maureen Hoffmann, WABI President. As we all “fall back” and change our clocks this weekend, I think about it now getting...

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4th Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk, with Oil and Tea

Posted on Aug 1, 2016

“Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” – Marcel Proust In keeping with our summertime...

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Discover the “Secret Stroll” on a Walk-n-Talk Down to Seahurst Beach

Posted on Jun 3, 2016

Care to walk through a wooded ravine, bright with late “spring green”? This Sunday, June 5, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the...

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New Miller Creek Trail, WABI Weekday, 12/16

Posted on Dec 9, 2015

Come celebrate the City of Burien’s most recent jewel in the Parks Department, the new Miller Creek Trail. The trail follows along...

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Park Trio Walk-n-Talk

Posted on Dec 4, 2015

Let’s discover 3 of Burien’s 25 City Parks on December’s Walk-n-Talk! For a small city, we have many gems of green space...

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Hidden Gem Folk Art Sculpture Garden Highlighted on November’s Walk-n-Talk

Posted on Oct 28, 2015

A year ago, on the November Walk-n-Talk, we 9 walkers happened upon a secret little gem of a folk art sculpture garden in Burien’s...

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Early Fall Walk-n-Talk Around the Lake

Posted on Sep 28, 2015

It’s time for a walk! (Isn’t it always time for a walk?) It’s fun. It gets you out of the house. You get the chance to...

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Labor Day Weekend Walk-n-Talk to Mathison Park

Posted on Sep 5, 2015

It’s a holiday weekend, a great time to go for a nice Walk-n-Talk with nice neighbors. This Sunday, September 6, we’ll meet at...

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More Bike Racks Installed in Burien!

Posted on Jul 10, 2015

In March, when writing the Downtown Burien Bike Rack Project Wrap-up, there were still 6 bike racks awaiting installation. Since 2013,...

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Shorewood WABI Weekday Walk, Weds. July 15, 9 am

Posted on Jul 6, 2015

The WABI Weekday Walkers head north to see the beautiful Sound views of Shorewood.  We’ll visit a Burien park called (surprise)...

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Waterfall Walkers Enjoyed Discoveries

Posted on May 4, 2015

It was a gorgeous day yesterday for the 22 Walk-n-Talkers that gathered for a stroll along a new route. We all met up at the Recology...

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Downtown Burien Bike Rack Project Wrap-up

Posted on Mar 5, 2015

by Maureen Hoffmann, Walk/Bike Burien (WABI) President It’s been an epic and exhilarating project. The efforts have come from...

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New Burien Recreation Guide

Posted on Dec 29, 2014

The new Winter 2015 Burien Recreation Guide is out and chuck-full of events and classes for all ages: music, dance and visual arts… after...

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Mathison Park Walk-n-Talk 2014

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

Have you toured Burien’s Mathison Park yet? This Sunday, December 7, the monthly Walk-n-Talk will begin at Burien Town Square and...

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New Fall 2014 Burien Recreation Guide

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

The new Fall 2014 Burien Recreation Guide is out and chuck-full of events and classes for all ages: music, dance and visual arts… after...

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Slide-Splash-Art-Walk-n-Talk

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

There were 10 of us on the Public Art Walk-n-Talk yesterday, August 3, 2014, launching our FOURTH YEAR of Walk-n-Talks! We haven’t...

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WABI Weekday Tackles Eagle Landing, Aug 20

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

How many steps are there in Eagle Landing Park? 257?  289? A lot. Come join WABI Weekday Walkers on the third Wednesday of the month,...

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Do the Lake-Loop Walk-n-Talk on Sunday, June 1

Posted on May 16, 2014

It’s time for a walk! (Isn’t it always time for a walk?) It’s fun. It gets you out of the house. You get the chance to...

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Walking in the Rain

Posted on May 7, 2014

Even with gray, foreboding skies, 15 of us showed up this past Sunday with smiles on our faces for a Walk-n-Talk in the rain! We could...

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Burien Bike Day, May 16

Posted on May 2, 2014

Be part of the great stream of bikes glinting in the sunlight as Burien bikers pedal to work or school on Burien Bike Day, Friday, May 16....

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“Westward Ho!” Walk-n-Talk

Posted on Apr 30, 2014

This Sunday, May 4, the monthly Walk-n-Talk will wander some of the westward-facing hills of the Seahurst neighborhood of Burien. Every...

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Like to Run? Volunteers Needed.

Posted on Mar 12, 2014

Like to RUN? Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is SEEKING VOLUNTEERS for a new running group. It will meet every Saturday at...

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WABI Weekday Walk – Secret Gardens on Weds. March 19

Posted on Mar 6, 2014

It’s March and spring is here!  Did you know Burien has a community garden?  Come discover this secret garden as the daffodils and...

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Possible Snowy Walk-n-Talk in March?!

Posted on Feb 26, 2014

So they’re predicting some snow for our first-Sunday-of-March Walk-n-Talk. That could be both amusing and beautiful. The walks are...

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New Bike Racks in Burien: 1 of 10 Great Things Happening in Washington State

Posted on Feb 4, 2014

WABI Burien is pleased that our new bike racks were listed as one of “Ten Great Things Happening in Washington State” by the...

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WABI-ists Walked to Super Bowl Victory

Posted on Feb 2, 2014

Maybe it was the bright, sunny day and the twenty-two “12th Man” walkers that nudged the Seattle Seahawks’ momentum in...

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Tour Burien Parks – Feb. 19 – WABI Weekday Walkers

Posted on Jan 30, 2014

Join the WABI Weekday Walkers for a brisk walk of four Burien parks on Wednesday, February 19 at 9:15 . We’ll walk through Dottie...

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Walkers Amassed on a Sunny Day

Posted on Jan 5, 2014

Must be the magic number: 61 walkers gathered again today to be inspired by Neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Schlitt as he talked about the...

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