Now that the snow has melted and Thanksgiving is over, we have a busy week ahead in Edmonds. So pull out your calendars and get ready to make some plans:
-Mayor Mike Cooper invites Edmonds residents to join him for lunch “to discuss the future of Edmonds and the 2011 budget.” The brown-bag lunch discussion will be from noon-1:30 p.m. in the Brackett Room, third floor of City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. Coffee, tea and water will be provided.
-The Edmonds City Council meeting, postponed from last week due to bad weather, will begin with a 5 p.m. meeting with candidates for the position of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director, followed by a 6:30 p.m. executive session regarding labor negotiations (closed to the public) and the 7 p.m. council meeting in the Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N. Among the agenda items: discussion and possible action on the City of Edmonds 2011 Legislative Agenda and on an ordinance amending the 2009-10 budget; discussion regarding a possible pay off of City Hall and Anderson Center bonds; and a presentation of council budget amendments.
– The Edmonds School District Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Educational Service Center, 20420 68th Avenue W, Lynnwood. For more information, visit the district website.
-Our local high school athletes kick off the winter sports season with boys and girls basketball games at Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale High Schools. Tip off is 7:30 p.m. My Edmonds News has the schedules and locations here.
The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce hosts its weekly networking breakfast at Fairwinds Brighton Court, 7:30- 9 a.m., with guest speaker Janis Emery of Promotions Marketing Services, Inc.
Just in time for the holidays, it’s Edmonds Date Night Couples are invited to enjoy a great holiday evening — relax, grab a good bite to eat and maybe get some shopping done, with specials at Glazed & Amazed, The Loft, Epulo and Olives Café and Wine Bar. All the details are here.
If you’re looking for music to put you in the holiday spirit, at 7:30 p.m. you can enjoy the music of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band: A Creole Christmas at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.
For the weekend, there are several activities on tap, and we’ll be providing a roundup of those soon. Meanwhile, you can check our calendar page for details. If you notice we’re missing an event, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.