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Reminder: One last Saturday to ride the Edmonds Holiday Trolley

Reminder: One last Saturday to ride the Edmonds Holiday Trolley

Edmonds’ free Holiday Trolley has one more run this Saturday (Dec. 20) at noon. The trolley makes 10 stops as it winds through the heart of downtown, on a scenic ride along Sunset Avenue, and past the Edmonds Center for the Arts — before heading back toward town. Each loop will take about 30 minutes, so there will be plenty of chances to hop on board. The trolley runs until 5 p.m. Want... »

Edmonds Sister City Commission looking for adult leaders for Japan trip

The Edmonds Sister City Commission is accepting applications from teachers interested in co-leading the annual student visit to Hekinan, Japan during the last two weeks of July 2015. This program was started in 1988 and has organized visits for over 500 middle and high school-aged students to and from Hekinan, Japan. Chaperones stay with a host family in Hekinan and travel costs are paid by the co... »

Art Walk Edmonds holiday event: Portraits and Santa photos at Ombu Salon

Art Walk Edmonds holiday event: Portraits and Santa photos at Ombu Salon

Art Walk Edmonds Holiday Event! Thursday, Dec. 18 ~ 5-8 p.m. Ombu Salon + Spa 550 Main St. Downtown Edmonds shops and galleries are gearing up for a grand Art Walk Edmonds this Thursday, Dec. 18. Between 5-8 p.m. downtown, all the sparkle and sass of the season will be showcased as proprietors prop open their doors and welcome Edmonds-area celebrants. We are already hearing from many Santa-friendl... »

Tonight! Arts event — Cascade Symphony’s ‘Happy Holidays’ performance

Tonight! Arts event — Cascade Symphony’s ‘Happy Holidays’ performance

In homes across the Seattle area, Cascade Symphony Orchestra musicians are setting out their finery and tuning their instruments for this evening’s “Happy Holidays” performance at the Edmonds Center for the Arts (410 4th Ave. N.). Maestro Michael Miropolsky will raise his baton at 7:30 p.m. Although most of the symphony’s performances are sold out for the season — par... »

Reminder: City of Edmonds hosting annual Celebration of Lights fundraiser for youth scholarships

Reminder: City of Edmonds hosting annual Celebration of Lights fundraiser for youth scholarships

In the spirit of giving, light a light this holiday season for someone you love, something you wish for, or in remembrance of a loved one. Each light you light is a donation to the City of Edmonds Youth Scholarship Fund that enables Edmonds’ children to participate in Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services programs who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity. A living fir tree is strung w... »

Scene in Edmonds: Seahawks Legends meet Edmonds seniors

Scene in Edmonds: Seahawks Legends meet Edmonds seniors

The Edmonds Senior Center hosted a meet and greet Friday with Seattle Seahawks alumni Curt Singer and Bob Cryde. “They were so nice and took the time to sit with the seniors and talk, take pictures and sign autographs,” said Senior Center Program Manager Michelle Burke. The Edmonds visit was part of a larger initiative in which former Seahawks will visit senior centers throughout the P... »

Edmonds Lutheran Church to host ‘Living Well at the End of Life’ class Sunday

Edmonds Lutheran Church is hosting a free community class about how to live well at the end of life by making choices now on health care this Sunday, Dec. 14 at 12:15 p.m. A complimentary light lunch served Among the issues to be discussed: – Who will be your voice if you are unable to speak? – What life-sustaining treatments do you want? – What documents make your choices known ... »

Reminder: Seahawks legends to visit Edmonds Senior Center Friday

Reminder: Seahawks legends to visit Edmonds Senior Center Friday

This Friday — on 12/12 — at noon the Edmonds Senior Center will be hosting a meet and greet at noon with two Seattle Seahawks alumni — Curt Singer and Bob Cryde. The Edmonds visit is part of a larger initiative in which former Seahawks will visit senior centers throughout the Puget Sound region during the holidays. The Edmonds Senior Center is located at 220 Railroad Ave.   »

EWHS fundraiser: Stuff the Goodwill Truck on Saturday, Dec. 13

Seattle Goodwill is partnering with the DECA team at Edmonds-Woodway High School for a unique fundraiser this Saturday, Dec. 13. Clean out your closets, attics and garages of items you don’t need any more and Goodwill will donate $500 for each truck filled from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at the high school’s north parking lot (entrance off 212th Street Southwest near 76th Avenue West). The money ... »

Free family movies continue at the Edmonds Movie Theater Friday

Free family movies continue at the Edmonds Movie Theater Friday

The Mayo family is sponsoring free cartoons and a movie for the family the this Friday December 12th. This is a collaboration with Downtown Edmonds Merchants and the city to encourage shopping local during the holiday season. In addition, many shops will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday night throughout the holiday season. Cartoons “Christmas Classics” starting @ 4 p.m. Elf (PG; 97 minu... »

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House, an organization that helps families in the schools in the Edmonds School District, is looking for volunteers who can help Dec. 12-15 for its annual event. At the Holly House Event, children each receive “a new toy, new pajamas, new socks/underwear, books, stocking stuffers, dental supplies, stuffed animals, hats and scarves, plus more (coats and blankets) if (they) have them.” Holly H... »

Reminder: Mayor schedules final town hall for 2014 — Wednesday at Point Edwards

Rounding out his series of Town Halls for 2014, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled his fourth and final Town Hall Meeting of 2014 for Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Point Edwards Charter Club located at 85 Pine St. in Edmonds. Community members from the Southwest Edmonds area are invited to attend the meeting to discuss current issues, ask questions and provide feedback. Along with ... »

Going to Christmas Ship caroling Tuesday? Warm up at Just Frogs Toads Too open house

Going to Christmas Ship caroling Tuesday? Warm up at Just Frogs Toads Too open house

The Just Frogs Toads Too Amphibian Center will welcome the Argosy Cruise Christmas Ship arrival  with an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Edmond’s Fishing Pier. Just Frogs Toads Too Amphibian Center is at 300 Admiral Way, Suite 104, in Edmonds. Warm up with some hot beverages while waiting for the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship to dock at the Edmond’s Fishing Pier on Tuesday, Dec. 1... »

Get ready for caroling as Argosy Christmas Ship visits Edmonds fishing pier Tuesday night

Get ready for caroling as Argosy Christmas Ship visits Edmonds fishing pier Tuesday night

From 7:10-7:30 p.m. this Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Argosy Christmas Ship will be at the Edmonds fishing pier, where you can join the Bishop Blanchet High School choir singing carols on board before the ship departs for Richmond Beach. You can also stroll the docks and enjoy the boats decorated by Edmonds Yacht Club members, who show their holiday spirit each year in the guest moorage area. Each year si... »

Giving back: Giving Tree tags still available at Frances Anderson Center and City Hall

Giving back: Giving Tree tags still available at Frances Anderson Center and City Hall

Throughout the holiday season, My Edmonds News will be highlighting charitable organizations or activities that we hope our readers will consider funding as a way of “giving back” to the community. Tags still remain on the City of Edmonds-sponsored Giving Trees at Edmonds City Hall or the Frances Anderson Center — and the deadline to return gifts is Friday, Dec. 12. The tags are ... »

Reminder: Gallery North to host Gifts of Season Artist Reception Sunday

Reminder: Gallery North to host Gifts of Season Artist Reception Sunday

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Scene in Edmonds: EWHS Music Boosters craft fair draws a crowd

Scene in Edmonds: EWHS Music Boosters craft fair draws a crowd

Shoppers visited Edmonds-Woodway High School today to see the many items for sale at the Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Boosters’ Annual Craft Fair. A total of 65 vendors sold a variety of wares, ranging from baby gear to dog leashes to chocolates to jewelry. Proceeds from booth fees benefit the EWHS music program, and entertainment was provided by the E-W jazz band, orchestra and choir. »

Scene in Edmonds: Toy Shop brightens holiday season for those in need

Scene in Edmonds: Toy Shop brightens holiday season for those in need

The generosity of a community was evident Saturday through the Edmonds Food Bank Toy Shop event at the Edmonds United Methodist Church. About 200 volunteers greeted and registered guests, and sorted and loaded toys and gifts. Volunteers also assisted parents in picking toys for their children; about 700 children are expected to be recipients of toy shop volunteers’ generosity this year. Thro... »

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmond Senior Center plans carols and concerts

Artfully Edmonds brief: Edmond Senior Center plans carols and concerts

Tuesday, Dec. 9 ~ 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 ~ 1 p.m. Edmonds Senior Center 220 Railroad Ave. Sound Singers Holiday Carols A “Joy To The World” sing-along will take place in the dining room at the Edmonds Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 9 as good friends gather for festivities, caroling,and refreshments in the center dining room. Senior Swingers Winter Concert The gift of a Big Band Holiday Tribute i... »

Westgate Elementary students to star in Missoula Children’s Theater’s ‘Robin Hood’ this Saturday

The Westgate Elementary PSO invites the community to attend a Missoula Children’s Theatre Production of “Robin Hood,” featuring Westgate Elementary students, this Saturday, Dec. 6. Shows are at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $7/adult and $5/student. Westgate Elementary is located at at 9601 220th St. S.W., Edmonds.   »

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