Events

Hank & Claire to perform at Hazel Miller Plaza Thursday, July 31

Hank & Claire to perform at Hazel Miller Plaza Thursday, July 31

Join folk/Americana music duo Hank & Claire Thursday, July 31,for a concert at Hazel Miller Plaza in downtown Edmonds from 5-6:30 p.m. Hank Payne and Claire Favro who together perform acoustic musical stories – yours, mine, ours – sung in harmony. They play music from both traditional and popular folk artists including John Prine, Tom Paxton, Chuck Pyle, and Lou and Peter Berryman as well as t... »

Edmonds Senior Center honors members of ’90-plus club’

Edmonds Senior Center honors members of ’90-plus club’

The Edmonds Senior Center celebrated those members who are 90 or older Monday afternoon, offering a light lunch, harp music and an inspirational speech on how to continue to live well as an older adult. More than 50 senior center members, along with friends and family members, dined on snacks provided by Edmonds Landing Gracious Retirement and Assisted Living, and — with some prompting from ... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Write on the Sound Conference registration now open

Artfully Edmonds Brief: Write on the Sound Conference registration now open

Exciting news for writers and authors! Registration for Write On The Sound (WOTS) Conference opened Monday. The 29th annual Write on the Sound Conference is set for Oct. 3-5, 2014. Presenters and participants come from all around the Northwest, the U.S. and abroad. The keynote speaker this year will be the celebrated science fiction author, Robert J. Sawyer, who will take attendees on a travel thr... »

Reminder: Edmonds Police Foundation to host Edmonds Night Out Tuesday, July 29

Reminder: Edmonds Police Foundation to host Edmonds Night Out Tuesday, July 29

The Edmonds Police Foundation will be hosting Edmonds Night Out this Tuesday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at the Francis Anderson play field. Edmonds Night Out is an offshoot of the National Night Out, an annual event held to bring police and community together in an attempt to combat crime. Robin Heslop, former head of Crime Prevention in Edmonds, started this event as a grassroots effort that she orga... »

Only three spots left for China trip — reserve by Thursday, July 31

Only three spots left for China trip — reserve by Thursday, July 31

Just three spots remain for the trip to China, open to all but sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Oct. 11-20, 2014. Cost is an affordable $2,628 per person — which includes round-trip airfare between Seattle and Beijng, lodging at 4- or 5-star hotels, three daily meals, and entrance to attractions. Credit card payments are welcome. According to Chamber Membership and Events Director Vale... »

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace this weekend

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace this weekend

Tour de Terrace parade 2013 Are you read to have some fun this weekend at Tour de Terrace? There’s plenty to enjoy including a parade, a car and motorcycle show, a 5k fun run/walk, a pancake breakfast, street fair, music, street fair, carnival and fireworks. Tour de Terrace runs Friday, July 25, 4-11 p.m; Saturday, July 26, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; and Sunday, July 27, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tour de Terrace Schedul... »

Garage sale July 25-27 to benefit Fabric of Life Foundation

Garage sale July 25-27 to benefit Fabric of Life Foundation

Fabric of Life Foundation is the beneficiary of a garage sale this Friday-Sunday, July 25-27, in Edmonds. The “Preview” is Friday, 4-7 p.m. $3 donation, get first pick. The remaining sale hours are: Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Address is 18622 84th Ave. W., Edmonds, 98026 For questions or directions, contact Rina at rina@fabricoflife.org or Mary at ... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: A few seats remain for Book-It Arts Enrichment Camp at ECA

Artfully Edmonds Brief: A few seats remain for Book-It Arts Enrichment Camp at ECA

Kids!! What if you could bring a book to life? Edmonds Center for The Arts (ECA) has just a few seats left for Book-It Repertory Theatre’s “Investigate, Adapt, Act!” Summer Arts Enrichment Camp – so maybe you can!! This exciting week long camp begins this coming Monday, July 28 for ages 7-11. The camp will run Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3.p.m.. With “Book-It” students will dig into the juicy parts of a... »

Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House, a non-profit children’s holiday gift program, is in need of volunteers to sort, size and box 1,600 pairs of shoes. The Shoe Sorting Party will be from 1:30-5 p.m., Saturday, July 26 at Armadillo Storage (230031 Highway 99 in Edmonds). Check in at the office to get through the gate – the attendant will tell you where to go. For more information call 425-673-0526. Holly House provides g... »

Coming up: Fun family events in Edmonds — outdoor movie nites, sand sculpting

Here are two popular summertime events sponsored annually by the City of Edmonds: Free outdoor movie nights: Come to Frances Anderson Center Playfield for a free, family night of movie entertainment. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to watch a blockbuster hit on a giant inflatable screen! The movie begins at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Refreshments will be sold.  Sponsored by Edmonds Family Medicine, Su... »

Hundreds visit lovely local gardens during Edmonds in Bloom tour Sunday

Hundreds visit lovely local gardens during Edmonds in Bloom tour Sunday

Watch HERE: Larry Vogel’s interview with Roger and Candice Belair from the 2014 Edmonds in Bloom garden tour. Edmonds in Bloom’s 19th annual event was its most successful, with more than 600 tickets sold for Sunday’s self-guided tour that showcased the plantings and landscape design in seven local homes. All money raised will support horticultural scholarships, the street-corner ... »

Edmonds classes of 1956-58 to host reunion picnic Aug. 16

The Edmonds High School Class of 1957 invites members of the classes of 1956 and 1958 to its annual picnic starting at noon on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the home of classmates near Lynnwood. Parking is available. For more information, call 425-582-8433 or 360-779-3079. Email reservations@edmonds57.org or info@edmonds57.org or visit www.edmonds57.org/events.html. »

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

Two upcoming performances of note in downtown Edmonds: the first Sunday, July 20, at  Edmonds City Park, featuring the Summer Concerts series presents Wooden O production of Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” starting at 3 p.m. Edmonds City Park is located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street. The City of Edmonds will announce whether the performance is canceled due to rain 30 minutes prior t... »

Cemetery’s ‘Walk Back In Time’ features women in Edmonds’ past

Cemetery’s ‘Walk Back In Time’ features women in Edmonds’ past

The Edmonds Cemetery Board’s annual “Walk Back in Time” took place Thursday afternoon with a fresh approach. If you’ve attended the event in past years, you’ve heard about the likes of George Brackett, John Lund and others who have played important roles in Edmonds history. This year’s event, however, focused exclusively on women — pioneers, teachers, busi... »

Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour set for this Sunday

Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour set for this Sunday

The 2014 Edmonds in Bloom self-guided garden tour is set for this Sunday, July 20 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., featuring seven of the most beautiful gardens in Edmonds and Woodway. Gardens range from a tranquil woodland garden, to a touch of Italy in Edmonds, to a garden that serves as a medium for art, and a backyard wildlife sanctuary that has quail. Tickets are $15 each and will be available the first ... »

Reminder: ‘Walk Back in Time’ Cemetery Tour Thursday celebrates Edmonds history

Reminder: ‘Walk Back in Time’ Cemetery Tour Thursday celebrates Edmonds history

You’re invited to ‘Walk Back in Time” at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium on Thursday, July 17, for a guided tour celebrating “Remarkable Women in Edmonds History.” According to the tour announcements, you’ll hear “stories of courage, hardship, accomplishment, romance, perseverance, tragedy, kidnapping and a bear story or two.” Edmonds Cemeter... »

Swedish/Edmonds to host Movies Under the Stars starting this Friday

Swedish/Edmonds to host Movies Under the Stars starting this Friday

Swedish/Edmonds will kick off its third summer season of hosting Movies Under the Stars with the family film Father of the Bride, shown on the hospital’s second floor café patio, near the water feature, on Friday, July 18. Chair seating will be available for the first 200 people. Moviegoers may also bring a blanket and sit on the lawn above the patio area. In the event of inclement weather, seatin... »

Scene in Edmonds: 85th Street Band launches Concerts in Park series

Scene in Edmonds: 85th Street Band launches Concerts in Park series

Music fans of all ages gathered at City Park Sunday to hear the big band sounds of the 85th Street Band, kicking off the 2014 Edmonds City Park Summer Concerts series, The lively, 20-piece band played swing favorites from the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s, including tunes made famous by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Nat King Cole. Visit their website www.85thstreetbigband.com to learn mo... »

Scene in Edmonds: Classic cars highlight Highway 99 Saturday

Scene in Edmonds: Classic cars highlight Highway 99 Saturday

From David Carlos, cars galore at the annual Classic Car Show, benefiting Edmonds charities, in the TOP Food parking lot on Highway 99 Saturday. »

Classic Car Show returns to Highway 99 Saturday

Classic Car Show returns to Highway 99 Saturday

An annual tradition benefiting local charities, including the Edmonds Food Bank, the Classic Car Show returns to the TOP Food/Dick’s Drive-In parking lot at 220th Street Southwest and Highway 99 Saturday morning. Late registrations for the show, which runs from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.., will be accepted Saturday morning; cost is $25. Among the registered cars, according to organizer Al Rutledge: a 192... »

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