Events

Want to travel to Cuba? Information meeting set for Sept. 9

Want to travel to Cuba? Information meeting set for Sept. 9

Edmonds’-based 24/7 Events NW will be hosting a meeting on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at Café Louvre, 210 5th Ave. S., to promote their winter 2016 trip to Cuba. The eight-day trip, beginning Feb. 17, 2016, starts in Miami and includes highlights of Havana and Varadero. Day trips and activities give travelers the opportunity to experience Cuban culture and learn about Cuban history. Activities include a wa... »

Do the Puyallup from Edmonds — via Sounder Train

Do the Puyallup from Edmonds — via Sounder Train

Now you can take the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup Sound Transit’s trains run on Saturdays, Sept. 19 and 26, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including Edmonds. Take a free shuttle between Puyallup station and the fairgrounds. Due to popular demand, Sound Transit increased train capacity this year. Two five-car trains will take passengers between the Sno... »

Reminder: Mayor’s rail crossing advisory task force to hold first meeting Wednesday

The first meeting of the Mayor’s Advisory Task Force on the At-Grade Rail Crossings Alternatives Analysis will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the Brackett conference room on the third floor of City Hall. Under the leadership of co-chairs Mike Nelson, Edmonds City Councilmember, and Jim Orvis, Edmonds Port Commissioner, the 10-member Advisory Task Force also includes: Kirk Gr... »

Get ready for the third annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival

Get ready for the third annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival

 Just in time for Halloween fun, the Edmonds Historical Museum is sponsoring the Third Annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival! While fall festivities may seem far away, now is the time to start thinking about building your family-friendly scarecrow. This year there are six categories, which will ensure that everyone has a chance to participate: Residential, Retail Business, Food and Beverage Business, ... »

Volunteers needed for the 2015 Puget Sound Bird Fest

Volunteers needed for the 2015 Puget Sound Bird Fest

The Puget Sound Bird Fest is just weeks away and the planning committee still needs volunteers to help in key positions on Saturday September 12. Volunteers are needed at the registration table, with children’s activities, and as room monitors during speaker presentations. Knowledge of birds is not required – just a willingness to help with this fun community event! Most activities requiring volun... »

Coming up at the Edmonds Senior Center: Friday breakfast, dinner and magician

Enjoy the following events coming up at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.: The first Friday morning of each month, beginning Sept. 4, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. the center will offer a full menu of eggs, ham, pancakes, strawberry compote, biscuits with sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee and tea. Cost is $5. Everyone is welcome. On Thursday, Sept. 17, the senior center will welcome magician an... »

Reminder: Deadline for Unocal clean-up comment period Monday

Reminder: Deadline for Unocal clean-up comment period Monday

Edmonds City Councilmember Diane Buckshnis wants to remind everyone that the deadline for commenting on the Unocal clean-up plan is Monday, Aug. 31, and asked us to share her comment with My Edmonds News readers. You can read Larry Vogel’s coverage of the Aug. 20 Ecology briefing on the project in Edmonds here  and watch our video of the presentation here. Comments can be emailed to David So... »

Edmonds Community College to present Technology Expo on Saturday

Edmonds Community College to present Technology Expo on Saturday

Edmonds Community College is hosting a free Technology Exposition on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the college’s Black Box Theatre and Snohomish Hall. If you’ve ever wondered how deleted data is recovered, how to install a hard drive in your computer or how hard drives are repaired after a fire or flood, then this event is for you. You’ll learn about many cutting edge technologies and have an opportu... »

Reminder: Red Onion Burgers to host Thursday fundraiser for Chelan Fire Relief

Reminder: Red Onion Burgers to host Thursday fundraiser for Chelan Fire Relief

You can help raise money to aid those impacted by the Chelan Reach Complex/Wolverine/Black Canyon Fires on Thursday, Aug. 27 by eating at Red Onion Burgers in Mountlake Terrace. Between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, Red Onion Burgers will be donating 100 percent of the cash tips, 50 percent of the credit card tips and 50 percent of the total sales to the Community Foundation of North Central Washin... »

Dine Out Edmonds promotion launches Sept. 8

Dine Out Edmonds promotion launches Sept. 8

From Sept. 8-30, Edmonds restaurant goers can enjoy Dine Out Edmonds, featuring seven of Edmonds’ finest restaurants: Bar Dojo, Chanterelle, Epulo Bistro, Girardi’s Osteria, The Loft, Salt & Iron, and Scott’s Bar & Grill. The lineup features a variety of cuisines for diners to choose from, ranging from Asian comfort food to Mediterranean fare to rustic Italian, to steak a... »

Reminder: Washington Kids in Transition to hold community bagging party Tuesday

Reminder: Washington Kids in Transition to hold community bagging party Tuesday

Washington Kids in Transition invites the public to join them for a community bagging party from 6-8:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at Edmonds Church of God. The entire family is invited to their bag stuffing event, which enables the organization to get a jump start on the daily bags they send out to the McKinney Vento kids in the Edmonds School District. Admission to the event is a prepackaged food... »

Scene in Edmonds: Moonlight beach adventure

Scene in Edmonds: Moonlight beach adventure

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Ready, set, shoot: Annual Edmonds Photomarathon set for Sept. 12

Ready, set, shoot: Annual Edmonds Photomarathon set for Sept. 12

The Rotary Club of Edmonds Noon Club is again sponsoring this annual digital photo contest on Saturday, September 12. All you need to participate is a digital camera (or smart phone) and a little creativity, for a day of fun. The competition starts at 10 a.m., when six topics will be announced. Headquarters and starting point will be at the offices of RBC Wealth Management, 303 5th Ave. S., in dow... »

Peterson to speak Aug. 27 about experiences as first-year as legislator

Peterson to speak Aug. 27 about experiences as first-year as legislator

Edmonds business owner Strom Peterson, who just finished his first term as a Washington State legislator representing the 21st District, will be the guest speaker at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, Aug. 27. Peterson, who owns the Cheesemonger’s Table and served on the Edmonds City Council before being elected to the state House of Representatives, will speak about his firs... »

Clothes For Kids now open for back-to-school shopping

Clothes For Kids now open for back-to-school shopping

Clothes For Kids opens Monday, Aug. 24 for its 32nd year of providing low-income students with school wardrobes. “ Our vision is to empower students for success one wardrobe at a time,” said Nancy Laird-Burris, Program Manager at Clothes For Kids. “With the school wardrobe program, we are able to operate a store-like environment that helps build self-esteem and allows students and their families t... »

Artfully Edmonds: Town to sparkle with Thursday Art + Wine Walk; plus upcoming events

Artfully Edmonds: Town to sparkle with Thursday Art + Wine Walk; plus upcoming events

The art gallery crowd is simmering with anticipation as they wait for “Art + Wine Walk” to begin at 5 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 20)  in downtown Edmonds. “Art + Wine Walk” is the newest innovation as our community of artists continue to invigorate and inspire the Edmonds arts scene to greater heights. Artfully Edmonds outlined the wine walk component of the larger free-admission event, Art Walk Edmonds,... »

Reminder: Public meeting on Edmonds’ Unocal site cleanup Thursday

Reminder: Public meeting on Edmonds’ Unocal site cleanup Thursday

The owner of the former Unocal fuel terminal near the Edmonds waterfront would clean up the site’s last two contaminated areas next year, under a work plan proposed by the Washington Department of Ecology. Ecology is inviting people to a community meeting this Thursday, Aug. 20 in Edmonds about the proposed plan. The Unocal Edmonds Bulk Fuel Terminal, at 11720 Unoco Road, operated from 1923 to 199... »

Edmonds Moms still running this town through annual fundraiser

Edmonds Moms still running this town through annual fundraiser

The third annual Edmonds Moms Run This Town event got off to a fast start on Wednesday evening as a group of more than 30 moms, dads, and kids accompanied by a convoy of strollers left the Edmonds United Methodist Church to complete a course that would take them along the waterfront to Marina Beach Park and back. “This is our big fundraising event of the year,” said Kate Nichols, coord... »

Enjoy local jazz this Wednesday, Thursday in Edmonds

Enjoy local jazz this Wednesday, Thursday in Edmonds

Peter Bennett, Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz Colony coordinator, reminds jazz enthusiasts that the College Place Middle School (CPM) Jazz Colony will play with the EWHS Jazz Colony this Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 4:30-5:15 p.m. as part of the Port of Edmonds-sponsored SeaJazz summer music series. Just formed this year, the CPM Jazz Colony program program allows a younger set of jazz-interested kid... »

Marina Beach Master Plan public hearing on Edmonds City Council agenda for Tuesday

After taking a week off to celebrate Edmonds’ 125th anniversary, the Edmonds City Council will hold both a business meeting and study session this Tuesday, including a public hearing on the draft master plan for redesigning Marina Beach to accommodate the daylighting of Willow Creek through the Edmonds Marsh and into Puget Sound. In addition, the council will during its business meeting hold... »

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