Events

Reminder: Edmonds in Bloom celebrating 20th anniversary Sunday, March 1

Reminder: Edmonds in Bloom celebrating 20th anniversary Sunday, March 1

Edmonds in Bloom invites the community to help celebrate its 20th anniversary with a reception at Art Works (201 2nd Ave. S, Edmonds) on Sunday, March 1 from 2-4 p.m. Since 1995, Edmonds in Bloom, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, has hosted several events that have become annual traditions in Edmonds: Kids Plant for Mom’s Day, the Garden Tour and the Garden Competition. Its volunteers have wor... »

Open house March 4 on Marina Beach Park Master Plan

Open house March 4 on Marina Beach Park Master Plan

The City of Edmonds is in the process of creating a Master Plan for Marina Beach Park, which includes alternatives for daylighting Willow Creek. Community involvement is a key component of the planning process, and the city has two ways for citizens to participate: -An open house on Wednesday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m., in the Edmonds Plaza Room (above the Edmonds Library), 650 Main St. -A Virtual Open... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood to host Black History Month Celebration Thursday

Happening nearby: Lynnwood to host Black History Month Celebration Thursday

Thursday, Feb. 26 6:30-8:30 p.m. “Please join us for this free celebration of our community!” the invitation reads as the City of Lynnwood’s Neighborhoods & Demographic Diversity Commission and the City of Lynnwood invite their neighboring communities to a Black History Month Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event will be held at Fire Station 15, 18800 44th Ave. W., Lyn... »

Read Across America activities set for Revelations Yogurt, Lynnwood Bowl and Skate

Read Across America activities set for Revelations Yogurt, Lynnwood Bowl and Skate

The Edmonds Education Association and the Foundation for Edmonds School District are teaming up with downtown Edmonds businesses this Saturday, Feb. 28 to sponsor the third annual Read Across America Community Celebration. Occurring near the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the day is focused on encouraging families to read together and raising money to support Edmonds School District libraries. Read Across... »

Ice Age Floods Institute March 2 talk to focus on Puget Sound Basin ‘calling cards’

Eric Cheney will be speaking about a special class of “calling cards” in the Puget Basin at the March 2 meeting of Ice Age Floods Institute, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Cheney will present his preliminary findings regarding the Pleistocene dispersal in the Puget Lowland of clasts of Mesozoic red chert derived from the western Cascade Range. Clast... »

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center Thursday presents lectures on globalization, life in Kenya

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center Thursday presents lectures on globalization, life in Kenya

The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, has two presentations scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 26 — one in the evening and the other at lunchtime. Both are free and open to the public (small fee to park on campus), and will be in Room 9208PUB. Shoreline CC is located at 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline, WA 98133 Myths of Globalization... »

Reminder: Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Feb. 26

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. for coffee, followed by a 1:30 p.m. meeting featuring as guest speakers students from the Edmonds Community College International Students program. Edmonds CC established the first program for international students in Washington state. The meeting is at the library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free.... »

Happening nearby: Alderwood Manor Heritage Association presents history of Paine Field program

Happening nearby: Alderwood Manor Heritage Association presents history of Paine Field program

When President Franklin Roosevelt took office in March of 1933, unemployment had reached a high of 25 percent and he had promised to put the people back to work. One of his many acronym creations, the WPA (Works Progress Administration) did just that for many of our local men. By 1936, several hundred men went to work building the Snohomish County Airport. Now known as Paine Field, it is a reminde... »

Reminder: Open house Wednesday on City’s 2015 Comprehensive Plan

A public open house on the City of Edmonds 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update has been scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Brackett Room, 3rd floor City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. The Comprehensive Plan provides general guidance on sustainability, land use, housing, transportation, capital facilities, and other community topics. It plans for a 20-year horizon. For the update underway,... »

Win tickets to Emerald City Harley Davidson presents ‘Harley & Hops’ in Lynnwood Feb. 27

Win tickets to Emerald City Harley Davidson presents ‘Harley & Hops’ in Lynnwood Feb. 27

Emerald City Harley Davidson is hosting “Harley & Hops” on Friday, Feb. 27 in Lynnwood. “Harleys & Hops” is a delicious evening of craft beer tastings to help raise funds for Housing Hope, who provides safe and affordable housing and related services for homeless and low- income residents. Wear something fun and get your picture taken straddling a Harley. Tickets are $25, but we’re o... »

Edmonds Floretum to learn about ‘Common Myths of Gardening’ at Feb. 23 meeting

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club will meet Monday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. for a social hour and business meeting, followed by a 1 p.m. presentation. The guest speaker is Linda Chalker-Scott, who is an associate professor in the Department of Horticulture at Washington State University, an extension specialist in urban horticulture and an award-winning author. She will be speaking on the Common Myths o... »

Reminder: Time to register for Save a Life, Equip a Hero Gala Feb. 28

Reminder: Time to register for Save a Life, Equip a Hero Gala Feb. 28

Reserve your seat now for the Save A Life; Equip A Hero Auction & Gala Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, held in memory of 16-year-old Matthew Truax, who died of sudden cardiac arrest while in P.E. class at Meadowdale High School in September 2013. The goal is to raise  $200,000, with all proceeds going to provide education, emergency response planning, CPR training and plac... »

Allen West to speak at Snohomish County GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner March 27

Allen West to speak at Snohomish County GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner March 27

The Snohomish County Republican Party is hosting a Lincoln Day Dinner that features retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West as the keynote speaker. The dinner will be March 27 at the Xfinity Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a silent auction until 6:30 and the dinner program from 6:30-9:30 p.m. West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the same n... »

Holly House looking for sponsors for upcoming gala

Holly House looking for sponsors for upcoming gala

Holly House, a holiday gift program serving low-income families in the Edmonds School District, is looking for sponsors for its upcoming Fundraising Gala on March 7 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. Sponsors have the opportunity to meet up and network with up to 150 other like-minded people. For $250, sponsors receive two tickets, their name in the auction book, their name on one of the tabl... »

Enjoy Friday the 13th with Cupid’s Revenge at the Nile

Enjoy Friday the 13th with Cupid’s Revenge at the Nile

The organization that brings you the haunted house at the Nile Golf and Country Club is presenting the Cupid’s Revenge Massacre-ade Ball from 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 to 2 a.m. Feb. 14. The all-ages event will feature a no-host bar (21+ ID required), DJ Deadbeat and a Body Art Competition. There will also be a costume contest where you can “unleash your inner devil.” Enjoy beer in ... »

Purchase your tickets for Holly House’s Fundraising Gala on March 7

Purchase your tickets for Holly House’s Fundraising Gala on March 7

Tickets are on sale for Holly House’s first-ever Fundraiser Gala on March 7 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. Holly House operates a holiday gift program serving low income families in the Edmonds School District. The Gala will be from 6-9 p.m. Enter a Wonderland and meet Alice, The Queen of Hearts, and the Cheshire Cat – and have your picture taken with them. There will be a live auction, p... »

Open house Feb. 25 to showcase transportation options for Westgate area

Information on the SR 104 study, especially related to transportation facilities for the Westgate area, will be presented at an open house Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 5-7 p.m. in the Brackett Room (third floor) of City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N. The open house will include two separate sets of displays, one for the SR 104 study and one for a much broader Comprehensive Plan update. Both planning efforts a... »

Reminder: Mayor Earling’s State of City Address Thursday morning

Reminder: Mayor Earling’s State of City Address Thursday morning

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling will present his 2015 State of the City Address at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Edmonds Theater. Earling will discuss the successes and challenges of the past year, projects and goals for the coming year, and long-term strategies for 2015 and beyond. Delivering opening remarks for the Mayor will be acclaimed guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves of Rick Steves’ Eu... »

Reminder: Edmonds presentation Feb. 11 to focus on political, social developments in Norway

Reminder: Edmonds presentation Feb. 11 to focus on political, social developments in Norway

The Edmonds Sons of Norway District 2 Lodge 130 is sponsoring a presentation Feb. 11 on contemporary political and social developments in Norway, with speaker Christine Ingebritsen, the University of Washington’s Director of the Center for West European Studies. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Edmonds Masonic Center (downstairs), located at 515 Dayto... »

Edmonds Community College presents ‘A Breath of Freedom’ on Feb. 18

Edmonds Community College presents ‘A Breath of Freedom’ on Feb. 18

The Edmonds Community College Black Box Theatre presents the film “A Breath of Freedom,” at, 7 p.m., Wednesday., Feb. 18, in the college’s Black Box Theatre in Mukilteo Hall on campus, 20000 68th Ave. W. This event is open to the public. The film tells the story of the one-million-plus African Americans who fought in World War II, as they fought to liberate Germany from Nazi rule, and racism reach... »

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