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Halloween scene in Edmonds: Our photo gallery

Halloween scene in Edmonds: Our photo gallery

Larry Vogel wandered around trick-or-treat festivities in downtown Edmonds Friday night, and here’s a sampling of what he captured. Be sure to watch his video on My Edmonds News TV.   »

Public invited to scarecrow winners reception Nov. 3 (and there’s still time to vote)

Public invited to scarecrow winners reception Nov. 3 (and there’s still time to vote)

Edmonds’ second annual scarecrow festival is drawing to a close, and the voting is right down to the wire! Voting for this year closes at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. May the best scarecrows win! Winners will be announced on Monday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. during a special reception at the Edmonds Historical Museum. Housed in the newly-renovated 1910 Carnegie Library, the museum is located at 118 F... »

Reminder: Magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

Reminder: Magical Halloween planned for downtown Edmonds, including Elsa from ‘Frozen’

Are you ready for Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night in downtown Edmonds? It’s happening from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, and it’s free. The festivities, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, include plenty of treats courtesy of Edmonds merchants and a costume contest for people and pets. For information, call 425-776-6711. Donations of new socks and underwear are also being accepted... »

Experts in helping veterans transition to civilian life featured at Nov. 11 gala

Experts in helping veterans transition to civilian life featured at Nov. 11 gala

Edmonds-based Operation Military Family is publicly launching its non-profit branch, OMF Cares, at a national gala in Lynnwood on Veterans Day, with the goal of helping military veterans transition to civilian life. The event will be at the Lynnwood Convention Center on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. “This is going to be a truly inspiring evening and I‘m honored to be a part of it,” says OMF found... »

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center to present program on China-Japan relations Thursday

Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center to present program on China-Japan relations Thursday

The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, will sponsor a presentation Thursday on Chinese-Japanese Relations in a New World Order. The lunchtime Global Eyes series presentation Thursday, Oct. 30 will feature speaker Sam Shepherd, Senior Advisor, Associates in Cultural Exchange. China and Japan have a long history of animosity and conflict t... »

Agenda for Edmonds City Council Tuesday work session

The Edmonds City Council will hold a study session Tuesday night, with the following items set to be presented: – Annual Edmonds School District report by Superintendent Nick Brossoit. – Public hearing on an ordinance designating the Schumacher Building, 316 Main St., for inclusion on the Edmonds Register of Historic Places, – Review of the Proposed 2015-2020 Capital Facilities P... »

Edmonds School District Superintendent hosts first of four community meetings on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent hosts first of four community meetings on Wednesday

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit is hosting a parents/community meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Meadowdale High School Theater. Other meetings are scheduled at the district’s three other high schools in November. All meetings are scheduled at 7 p.m. This is the schedule: – Nov. 5: Lynnwood High School Library – Nov. 12. Mountlake Terrace High School Theater – Nov. 17: ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Books galore at library sale

Scene in Edmonds: Books galore at library sale

The Francis Anderson Center gym was the scene of the 33rd annual Friends of the Edmonds Library book sale on Saturday. “This year we had more than 500 cartons of books donated,” said Darla Lane, chair of the book sale. “All books are donated by local individuals and businesses.” Lane expects the sale will generate between $10-11 thousand. Proceeds help fund an information s... »

Volunteers pitch in to restore Edmonds Marsh

Volunteers pitch in to restore Edmonds Marsh

Approximately 60 volunteers gathered under rainy skies on Saturday morning to pitch in and do their part to help restore the Edmonds Marsh. “We’re working today to enhance the buffer between the riparian marsh area and Harbor Square,” said Keeley O’Connell, restoration ecologist with EarthCorps. The City of Edmonds contracts with EarthCorps to help with the restoration work... »

Scene in Edmonds: A purr-fect evening at museum gala

Scene in Edmonds: A purr-fect evening at museum gala

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Marketing for Introverts author Lois Brandt to speak Monday at EPIC

Marketing for Introverts author Lois Brandt to speak Monday at EPIC

EPIC Group Writers welcomes author Lois Brandt on Monday as part of the speakers series in the Edmonds Library at 11 a.m. The event is free, although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Brandt’s talk, ‘Marketing for Introverts:Theme,’ is for writers considering publishing their work. Brandt offered this preview: “This presentation will help writers play to their stre... »

Happening nearby: Christmas Garage Sale event starts this weekend

Happening nearby: Christmas Garage Sale event starts this weekend

Judith Browning sent along this flier from the Shoreline-area Hair Brokers Salon that has served the Shoreline/Edmonds area for more than 30 years, and is hosting a Christmas Garage Sale event this weekend and next. “Each Christmas, they have done extensive decorating but will no longer be doing that, so are selling all of their decorations,” Browning said. The sale will be from 9 a.m.... »

It’s not too late: Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

It’s not too late: Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

It’s not too late to register for this Saturday’s Edmonds Street Scramble. 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 Street Scramble events, you decide where to go. There are separa... »

Reminder: Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale set for Oct. 25

Reminder: Friends of the Edmonds Library Book Sale set for Oct. 25

Friends of the Edmonds Library is holding its 33rd annual Bargain Book Sale this Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. The sale runs from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and again from 2-4 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Edmonds Library, the sale features donated books, CDs and DVDs of interest to children, teens and adults. All proceeds benefit the Edmonds Library. Also look for th... »

Edmonds Military Wire: Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine to speak at national gala on Nov. 11

Edmonds Military Wire: Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine to speak at national gala on Nov. 11

Most, if not all, men and women who serve our country will agree that those who qualify to serve as a SEAL are the best of the best. The men (women have yet to be indoctrinated) who become SEALS are not only physically fit, but mentally tough and emotionally sound. Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine, retired Commander and founder of SEALFIT, will be speaking at the Operation Military Family Cares Nation... »

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

Reminder: Novelist Claire Gebben to speak Monday

EPIC welcomes Claire Gebben to the Edmonds Library on Monday at 11 a.m. as part of the fall speakers series. The event is free, although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Gebben’s novel, ‘The Last of the Blacksmiths,’ is historical fiction based on Michael Harm, a real-life immigrant blacksmith. The book has been praised by Pulitzer-Prize winning author William Dietrich, who said, “... »

Reminder: Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Sunday

Reminder: Clothes for Kids to host annual Brew & Bluegrass fundraiser Sunday

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... »

Reminder: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

Reminder: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

The Off-Leash Area Edmonds will hold its 10th Annual Halloween Howl Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be at the Marina Park Dog Beach, 498 Admiral Way, Edmonds. There will be pet-friendly vendor booths, a silent auction and raffle, and the always-popular doggie costume contest. Judging for the costume contest will be at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded first, second and third place i... »

Happening nearby: 25th annual Egyptian Bazaar and Dinner in Lynnwood Saturday

St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church presents the 25th annual Egyptian Bazaar and Dinner from noon-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. Take your picture dressed like a Pharaoh. Enjoy Turkish coffee, Egyptian baked pastries, and delicious Egyptian desserts. Coptic Christian books and gifts will be available for purchase. A taste of Egypt Sit-Down Dinner also is available.... »

Reminder: FanJAZZtic fundraiser for DeMiero Jazz Festival Friday

Reminder: FanJAZZtic fundraiser for DeMiero Jazz Festival Friday

The DeMiero Jazz Festival annual fundraiser, FanJAZZtic, is happening this Friday, Oct. 17 at the Edmonds Yacht Club, 326 Admiral Way, Suite 100. You’ll enjoy dinner, music, an auction, the famous dessert dash and prizes. All proceeds benefit the DeMiero Jazz Fest and all of its educational programs. Advance ticket purchase price for this FanJAZZtic event is $50 per person, or $90 for two pe... »

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