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Upcoming events at Edmonds Senior Center: Salmon barbecue, luau

The Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., invites all to the following events in August: Monday, Aug. 10: A salmon barbecue from 5-6:30 p.m. Meal includes a side salad, fruit and a sweet treat along with pop or bottled water. Cost is $9 for members/$13 for non-members. Music is provided by the inimitable Cheri Adams courtesy of Dignity Memorial/Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills. Reservations... »

20th Anniversary Edmonds In Bloom awards reception set for Aug. 5

20th Anniversary Edmonds In Bloom awards reception set for Aug. 5

Edmonds in Bloom is closing out its summer gardening activities with the 20th anniversary Awards Reception to be held Wednesday, Aug. 5 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) from 7-8:30 p.m. This annual event honors the 2015 Garden Tour hosts, volunteers and donors as well as revealing the winners in the 2015 Garden Competition. The public is invited to enjoy refreshments and a special video ce... »

Artfully Edmonds: Phoenix Theatre launches 24-hour Festival, plus outdoor jazz Thursday, Saturday

Artfully Edmonds: Phoenix Theatre launches 24-hour Festival, plus outdoor jazz Thursday, Saturday

Theatre history is being made in Edmonds this weekend. The Phoenix holds its very first 24-hour Festival this Saturday night! “What is a 24-hour Festival?” you may ask. For The Phoenix, it could just be the inauguration of the edgy local theater’s newest tradition. How does it work? Well . . . the festival is announced, the curtain time is scheduled, the hype begins, the playhouse tickets are sold... »

Edmonds-Woodway Jazz Colony to perform Wednesday on waterfront

Edmonds-Woodway Jazz Colony to perform Wednesday on waterfront

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz Colony, which includes over 30 jazz musicians in small ensembles, will perform from 5-8 p.m. this Wednesday, July 29, at the west side of Anthony’s Beach Club Cafe at the Port of Edmonds Marina — part of the Sea Jazz music series. According to Jazz Colony coordinator Pete Bennett, after this Wednesday the group will have one more performance — on We... »

Entertainment line-up announced for City of Edmonds’ 125th Anniversary celebration Aug. 11

Entertainment line-up announced for City of Edmonds’ 125th Anniversary celebration Aug. 11

The City of Edmonds has announced the line-up of entertainment and performances scheduled as the highlight of its 125th Anniversary celebration in downtown Edmonds on Tuesday, Aug. 11, commemorating the actual date of the city’s incorporation in 1890. The festivities will begin about 1:30 p.m. on 5th Avenue North between City Hall and the Historical Museum and will feature live performances from l... »

The Fentons to perform in Edmonds City Park Sunday

The Fentons to perform in Edmonds City Park Sunday

Rockin’ country and toe-tappin’ twang will be heard in Edmonds City Park from 3-4 p.m. Sunday as The Fentons are on tap to perform through the City of Edmonds Arts Commission’s Summer Concert Series. The Fentons are five guys inspired by the Flying Burrito Brothers, Neil Young, The Eagles, Hank Williams, Sr. and the Everly Brothers. All longtime musicians, the band first began pl... »

Online registration open for Aug. 24 David Stern Memorial Golf Classic

Online registration open for Aug. 24 David Stern Memorial Golf Classic

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is accepting golfers and sponsors for the David Stern Memorial Golf Classic on Monday, Aug. 24. The tournament will be at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, recognized by Golf Digest as one of the “Top 10″ best new public golf courses in 2007. Come as an individual and make some new friends or get a group together and hit the links with friends. Sponsor ... »

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace starts Friday

Happening nearby: Tour de Terrace starts Friday

It’s almost here. One of the best family festivals of Seafair for the past two decades, Tour de Terrace starts Friday, July 24 with the 22nd Annual Tour de Terrace Parade. The parade kicks off with the Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill team at 6:45 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal is Shellie Hart, Warm 106.9 Radio Personality and On-Court Entertainment Emcee for the Seattle Storm. The parade tra... »

Have your say about city signs: Sign code open house set for Aug. 3

Have your say about city signs: Sign code open house set for Aug. 3

The City of Edmonds’ sign code — and whether or how it should be changed — will be the subject of a public open house at the Council Chambers, 250 5th Ave N., on Monday, Aug.  3, starting at 6 pm.  The event’s main focus will be on A-frame signs downtown, although input on any signage issues is welcome. Proposing changes to the sign code is a topic that the Edmonds City Council a... »

American Brewing to host food bank fundraiser Thursday

American Brewing to host food bank fundraiser Thursday

Those who frequent American Brewing Co. in Edmonds were well acquainted with Edmonds resident Mike Ryman, who passed away May 27. Several months before he died, Ryman suggested that the brewery host a celebration/fundraising event on National Hot Dog Day, July 23. In Ryman’s memory, American Brewing is moving forward this Thursday with a National Hot Dog Night fundraiser for the Edmonds Food... »

Public invited to discuss vaping policy during Snohomish Health District listening session Tuesday

Public invited to discuss vaping policy during Snohomish Health District listening session Tuesday

The Snohomish Health District is encouraging the community to share its thoughts on vaping during a public listening session from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21. The Vaping Subcommittee is soliciting input on the following four questions: Do you support expanding the Smoking in Public Places law to prohibit vaping in public places? How would prohibiting vaping in public places impact you? What... »

City Council to hold public hearing Tuesday on Woodway fields interlocal agreement

City Council to hold public hearing Tuesday on Woodway fields interlocal agreement

The Edmonds City Council Tuesday night will hold a public hearing on whether the City of Edmonds should enter into an interlocal agreement with the Edmonds School District to operate, schedule and maintain turf fields being installed at the former Woodway High School. Councilmember Lora Petso suggested the hearing at last week’s council study session, after several people opposed to the inst... »

Tickets available at Edmonds in Bloom first garden Sunday

Tickets available at Edmonds in Bloom first garden Sunday

If you haven’t yet bought tickets for the 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour Sunday, you can still attend. Tickets may be purchased at the first garden on the tour, located at 818 Bell St. in Edmonds. Cost is $20. The 2015 Garden Tour, which runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, has a full line-up of seven gardens for you to enjoy. Edmonds in Bloom is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. D... »

Still time to register for July 20 Edmonds Police Foundation golf tournament

Still time to register for July 20 Edmonds Police Foundation golf tournament

Support for the Edmonds Police Foundation’s July 20 golf tournament at Harbour Pointe continues to grow, and you have until 6 p.m. Saturday to sign up to play or become a sponsor. The Edmonds Police Foundation was created in 1996 as a community-based organization to assist the Edmonds Police Department through education, fundraising, and citizen involvement. The goal, according to the foundation, ... »

Reminder: 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour Sunday

Reminder: 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour Sunday

The 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour will be held on Sunday, July 19. This year’s tour features many of the most beautiful gardens in Edmonds. The 2015 Garden Tour has a full line-up of seven gardens whose intimate charm and natural beauty speak to the attention lavished on these quiet sanctuaries. Tickets are sold online at www.edmondsinbloom.com and at the following local merchants: Sky ... »

Reminder: ‘Walk Back in Time’ cemetery tour July 16 to celebrate Edmonds’ history

Reminder: ‘Walk Back in Time’ cemetery tour July 16 to celebrate Edmonds’ history

Less than a month before Edmonds officially marks its 125th anniversary, the annual “Walk Back in Time” cemetery tour will celebrate the history of Edmonds on Thursday, July 16 starting at 1 p.m. Participants will receive a guided tour of the historical Edmonds Memorial Cemetery & Columbarium. (Est. 1891). Thirteen former mayors are buried in this cemetery, and you will hear stories of t... »

30th annual Write on the Sound writers’ conference registration begins July 28

30th annual Write on the Sound writers’ conference registration begins July 28

Registration for the 30th annual Write on the Sound writers’ conference registration begins July 28. The pre-conference begins Friday, Oct 2 and the full conference runs Saturday and Sunday Oct. 3-4 at Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Write on the Sound (WOTS) celebrates 30 years of offering writers a variety of workshops exploring the craft of writing. With affordable fees, limited... »

Ready, set, sculpt: Annual sand sculpting contest at Marina Beach Friday

Ready, set, sculpt: Annual sand sculpting contest at Marina Beach Friday

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Reminder: Sendentary Sousa Band launches Edmonds Sunday summer concert series

Reminder: Sendentary Sousa Band launches Edmonds Sunday summer concert series

The Edmonds City Park Sunday concert series kicks off Sunday, July 12 and the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band will bring their own party with them from 3-4 p.m. Seattle’s own non-marching marching band, plays the greatest hits of John Philip Sousa, Henry Fillmore and more. Throughout the show you can expect appearances by the band’s Drill Team, rousing storytelling by clarinetist and band director, L... »

Advanced care planning seminar at Edmonds Senior Center July 20

A free “Your Life, Your Wishes” advanced care planning seminar will be Monday, July 20, 1-3 p.m. in the Edmonds Senior Center Library. Presenters are Michelle Reitan, MSW and Carolyn Anderson, RN, Enhance Wellness program of the Edmonds Senior Center. to sign up, call 425-774-5555. According to an announcement from the Senior Center: While most Americans say they would prefer to live t... »

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