Events

Community invited to Maplewood K-8 school carnival this Friday, Oct. 3

Maplewood K-8 is having its annual school carnival, Maplewood Madness, and the community is invited to attend this Friday, Oct. 3, from 4-7 p.m. “We’d love to make it a community event, so please come enjoy food, a silent auction of over 150 (mostly local) items, and games for all ages- bounce houses, an instant photo booth, carnival games and prizes too!” says Maplewood’s Leah R... »

Clothes For Kids to sponsor open house Wednesday, Oct. 1

Clothes For Kids to sponsor open house Wednesday, Oct. 1

The public is invited to an Open House hosted by Clothes For Kids in Lynnwood at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1. Interested community members are invited for refreshments, a tour of our facility, and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff, and board members. Clothes For Kids provided free school clothing to more than 3,000 low-income students in Snohomish County last ... »

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K to benefit Edmonds district schools

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K to benefit Edmonds district schools

The 6th annual Celebrate Schools 5K Run/Walk is set for this Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Alderwood Mall. This year, the event will be an offical City of Lynnwood Festival. The event is sponsored by the Foundation for Edmonds School District (formerly the Edmonds Public Schools Foundation_. Event Program: 7:00 am | Registration & Packet Pick Up 7:45 am |  Children’s Fun Run 8:00 am | The Celebrate... »

Reminder: Benefit screening of film documentary ‘No Evidence of Disease’ at Edmonds Theater Sept. 28

Reminder: Benefit screening of film documentary ‘No Evidence of Disease’ at Edmonds Theater Sept. 28

The numbers are significant: 90,000 women will be diagnosed with a “below the belt” cancer this year, and unfortunately one-third of them will die. Often patients will say, “I didn’t know,” referring to the signs and symptoms, which often go unnoticed and undiagnosed until it is too late. A one-time screening of “No Evidence of Disease” is set for Sunday, September 28 at th... »

Happening nearby: Son’s legacy of caring and compassion lives on through mother, Foundation

Happening nearby: Son’s legacy of caring and compassion lives on through mother, Foundation

Brandon Brauns was a kid who was always thinking of others. Diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 4, Brandon appreciated the people who helped him and his parents, Jeff and Kris, during his treatment. One day Brandon said to his mother, “We should help other kids who are sick.” So Brandon and his parents started a charity called Friends Helping Friends to raise money for children battling ill... »

Film, genealogy programs at Edmonds Library in October

Film, genealogy programs at Edmonds Library in October

The Edmonds Library is offering many activities during the month of October, but Librarian Lesly Kaplan pointed out two particular programs of note: Friday evening, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m., come join film critic Robert Horton as he shares some of the wildest literary adaptations and describes how they show us something new. Be open to the unexpected at this free after-hours Library program, supported by ... »

Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Oct. 18

Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Oct. 18

Clothes For Kids is hosting its “Brew & Bluegrass” fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 18, 5-9 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center (10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell), with all proceeds benefiting Clothes For Kids. The public is invited to join the fun as local breweries, bluegrass bands and even a few wineries all get together to support Clothes For Kids! This year’s event will again feature Big E Ale... »

Edmonds seniors get fitted for Oct. 22 Project Platinum Fashion Show — tickets now on sale

Edmonds seniors get fitted for Oct. 22 Project Platinum Fashion Show — tickets now on sale

Edmonds Landing residents were among those seniors participating in a fitting Wednesday for models who will walk the runway at the Project Platinum Fashion Show set for Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center. Here’s the concept: Seniors will model outfits featured on classic record album covers. Music from those albums will play as the models strut their stuff. Ti... »

Find out what a vibrant city of the future looks like on Thursday at Lynnwood Convention Center

Find out what a vibrant city of the future looks like on Thursday at Lynnwood Convention Center

The public is invited to a free program that asks the question “What Does a Vibrant City of the Future Look Like?” on Sept. 25 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Hear innovative case studies from cities around the world as well as examples of: How can we create vibrant communities that benefit residents and businesses The benefits of making public transit, walking and cycling a normal activity of ... »

Reminder: Rick Steves to talk about Holy Land Sunday, Sept. 28

Edmonds’ own Rick Steves, back from producing his TV special on the Holy Land (which airs on Channel 9 Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.), shares lessons learned while venturing through Israel and Palestine this Sunday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. In his 90-minute presentation, Steves gives context to the persistent challenges facing the region – delving into... »

Artfully Edmonds special: A day with author Sandra Walker, who will appear in Edmonds Sept. 29

Artfully Edmonds special: A day with author Sandra Walker, who will appear in Edmonds Sept. 29

Sandra Walker, Author Edmonds Library 650 Main Street Monday, September 29 ~ 11 am I recently had the joy and opportunity of spending the day with Sandra Walker, author of the newly released title, “Little Merchants”. Sandra is such delightful company I knew that she would be the perfect focus for a literary-oriented Artfully Edmonds Brief on the eve of her appearance at the podium of EPIC Group W... »

Tickets going fast for Heritage Days gala, with Nancy Leson as guest speaker

Tickets going fast for Heritage Days gala, with Nancy Leson as guest speaker

With just a month left to go, tickets are selling fast for the Edmonds Historical Museum’s gala Heritage Days event. Last year was a sell-out, and with ticket prices set to increase on Oct. 1, now is the time to get yours. What is Heritage Days, you ask? It’s a dynamite, fun-filled evening of raffles, auctions, a full dinner with hors d’oevures, beverages, desserts, music and spe... »

First ever Snohomish County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome awareness this Sunday

First ever Snohomish County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome awareness this Sunday

Correcting the day of the week to Sunday. The Down Syndrome Association of Snohomish County is holding its first Buddy Walk this Sunday, Sept. 28 — one of over 250 Buddy Walk events planned in cities across the U.S. in upcoming weeks to celebrate October’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society to promote acceptance and inclusi... »

Edmonds, it’s scarecrow time

Edmonds, it’s scarecrow time

The first entrants in this year’s annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival are beginning to show up on streetcorners, in front of homes and stores, and just about anywhere you can put a stake in the ground. It’s all part of the opening of this year’s Edmonds Scarecrow Festival, a community event sponsored by the Edmonds Historical Museum in which entrants build scarecrows and the whole ... »

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

The Meadowdale Maverick Boys Feeder Program will have tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Meadowdale High School. The program is for players in grades 5-8. It is designed to give young players, who will be attending Meadowdale High School, the opportunity to play together and develop through the program’s system. Each team will participate in the Wesco Youth Basketball League and play in several tourname... »

Scene in Edmonds: A party for Cascade Symphony donors

Scene in Edmonds: A party for Cascade Symphony donors

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Edmonds brain cancer survivor to participate in Saturday fundraising walk

Edmonds brain cancer survivor to participate in Saturday fundraising walk

An Edmonds resident who has survived two bouts with brain cancer will be participating in her fourth Seattle Brain Cancer Walk this Saturday, Sept. 20, in Seattle. Monica Ledgett was diagnosed four years ago while her husband was out of state training for the Army National Guard and her daughter was 3 months old. She is now in remission. This is the seventh anniversary of the walk, defined as R... »

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Attention runners, cyclists and walking enthusiasts: Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Edmonds Street Scramble on Saturday, Oct, 25. With a special map as your guide, find as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out. How many can you find in 90 minutes? Or three hours? Discover hidden treasures you’ve never seen. Work in teams or tackle it solo. Run, walk or bike. It’s up to you. At S... »

Feet First Walks presents Edmonds walk Tuesday

Feet First Walks presents Edmonds walk Tuesday

Feet First, a local nonprofit working to ensure all communities in Washington are walkable, is hosting an Edmonds waterfront walk at 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday, Sept. 16, starting and ending at the Edmonds Train Station. The closest cross street is Dayton and Railroad Avenue, and the group will meet on the platform along Dayton Street. (There is plenty of parking nearby in the Sound Transit lot, Harbo... »

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

It’s that time of year — when Edmonds raises the curtain on its upcoming performance arts schedule. And we have a dazzling 2014-15 lineup waiting in the wings – and already on stage – with The Phoenix Theatre leading the way with its early season opener, “Rumors” by Neil Simon. The Driftwood Players will follow in quickstep with its upcoming offering, “Night Watch” by Lucille Fletcher, a dra... »

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