Event Alert

Reminder: Deadline Wednesday to register for Clothes For Kids Transforming Lives breakfast

Reminder: Deadline Wednesday to register for Clothes For Kids Transforming Lives breakfast

Clothes For Kids’ fifth annual “Transforming Lives” breakfast will be Thursday, March 12, and the deadline to register is Wednesday, March 4. The event will be at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 7:30-9 a.m. The non-profit organization, which provides free clothing to low income students, will be recognizing two community partners: the Boeing Employees Community Fund and eWomenNetwork.  B... »

Reminder: Purchase your tickets for Holly House’s Fundraising Gala on March 7

Reminder: Purchase your tickets for Holly House’s Fundraising Gala on March 7

Tickets are on sale for Holly House’s first-ever Fundraiser Gala on March 7 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. Holly House operates a holiday gift program serving low income families in the Edmonds School District. The Gala will be from 6-9 p.m. Enter a Wonderland and meet Alice, The Queen of Hearts, and the Cheshire Cat – and have your picture taken with them. There will be a live auction, p... »

Get ready for great music as Edmonds hosts 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival Thursday-Saturday

Get ready for great music as Edmonds hosts 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival Thursday-Saturday

It’s time to get your groove on! The 2015 DeMiero Jazz Festival is bringing some terrific jazz and jazz clinics to Edmonds this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6 and 7. Vocal artists include Dee Daniels, Greta Matassa, Groove for Thought and Lauren Kinhan. Clinicians are Matassa, Brennan Baglio, Dave Barduhn and Kelly Kunz. Instrumentalists include guitarist Bruce Forman, Dave Tull o... »

Reminder: Edmonds in Bloom celebrating 20th anniversary Sunday, March 1

Reminder: Edmonds in Bloom celebrating 20th anniversary Sunday, March 1

Edmonds in Bloom invites the community to help celebrate its 20th anniversary with a reception at Art Works (201 2nd Ave. S, Edmonds) on Sunday, March 1 from 2-4 p.m. Since 1995, Edmonds in Bloom, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, has hosted several events that have become annual traditions in Edmonds: Kids Plant for Mom’s Day, the Garden Tour and the Garden Competition. Its volunteers have wor... »

Edmonds City Council retreat set for March 13-14 in Lynnwood

The Edmonds City Council will hold its annual retreat on Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, although some government watchers are wondering why the meetings will be in Lynnwood rather than Edmonds. Here’s the retreat schedule: Friday, March 13 Call to Order: 9 a.m. Location: Verdant Community Wellness Center, 4710 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood Adjourn: Approximately 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 Call ... »

Open house March 4 on Marina Beach Park Master Plan

Open house March 4 on Marina Beach Park Master Plan

The City of Edmonds is in the process of creating a Master Plan for Marina Beach Park, which includes alternatives for daylighting Willow Creek. Community involvement is a key component of the planning process, and the city has two ways for citizens to participate: -An open house on Wednesday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m., in the Edmonds Plaza Room (above the Edmonds Library), 650 Main St. -A Virtual Open... »

Read Across America activities set for Revelations Yogurt, Lynnwood Bowl and Skate

Read Across America activities set for Revelations Yogurt, Lynnwood Bowl and Skate

The Edmonds Education Association and the Foundation for Edmonds School District are teaming up with downtown Edmonds businesses this Saturday, Feb. 28 to sponsor the third annual Read Across America Community Celebration. Occurring near the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the day is focused on encouraging families to read together and raising money to support Edmonds School District libraries. Read Across... »

Reminder: Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Feb. 26

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. for coffee, followed by a 1:30 p.m. meeting featuring as guest speakers students from the Edmonds Community College International Students program. Edmonds CC established the first program for international students in Washington state. The meeting is at the library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free.... »

Reminder: Open house Wednesday on City’s 2015 Comprehensive Plan

A public open house on the City of Edmonds 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update has been scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Brackett Room, 3rd floor City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. The Comprehensive Plan provides general guidance on sustainability, land use, housing, transportation, capital facilities, and other community topics. It plans for a 20-year horizon. For the update underway,... »

Win tickets to Emerald City Harley Davidson presents ‘Harley & Hops’ in Lynnwood Feb. 27

Win tickets to Emerald City Harley Davidson presents ‘Harley & Hops’ in Lynnwood Feb. 27

Emerald City Harley Davidson is hosting “Harley & Hops” on Friday, Feb. 27 in Lynnwood. “Harleys & Hops” is a delicious evening of craft beer tastings to help raise funds for Housing Hope, who provides safe and affordable housing and related services for homeless and low- income residents. Wear something fun and get your picture taken straddling a Harley. Tickets are $25, but we’re o... »

Edmonds Floretum to learn about ‘Common Myths of Gardening’ at Feb. 23 meeting

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club will meet Monday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. for a social hour and business meeting, followed by a 1 p.m. presentation. The guest speaker is Linda Chalker-Scott, who is an associate professor in the Department of Horticulture at Washington State University, an extension specialist in urban horticulture and an award-winning author. She will be speaking on the Common Myths o... »

Reminder: Time to register for Save a Life, Equip a Hero Gala Feb. 28

Reminder: Time to register for Save a Life, Equip a Hero Gala Feb. 28

Reserve your seat now for the Save A Life; Equip A Hero Auction & Gala Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, held in memory of 16-year-old Matthew Truax, who died of sudden cardiac arrest while in P.E. class at Meadowdale High School in September 2013. The goal is to raise  $200,000, with all proceeds going to provide education, emergency response planning, CPR training and plac... »

Open house Feb. 25 to showcase transportation options for Westgate area

Information on the SR 104 study, especially related to transportation facilities for the Westgate area, will be presented at an open house Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 5-7 p.m. in the Brackett Room (third floor) of City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N. The open house will include two separate sets of displays, one for the SR 104 study and one for a much broader Comprehensive Plan update. Both planning efforts a... »

Reminder: Mayor Earling’s State of City Address Thursday morning

Reminder: Mayor Earling’s State of City Address Thursday morning

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling will present his 2015 State of the City Address at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Edmonds Theater. Earling will discuss the successes and challenges of the past year, projects and goals for the coming year, and long-term strategies for 2015 and beyond. Delivering opening remarks for the Mayor will be acclaimed guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves of Rick Steves’ Eu... »

Reminder: Edmonds presentation Feb. 11 to focus on political, social developments in Norway

Reminder: Edmonds presentation Feb. 11 to focus on political, social developments in Norway

The Edmonds Sons of Norway District 2 Lodge 130 is sponsoring a presentation Feb. 11 on contemporary political and social developments in Norway, with speaker Christine Ingebritsen, the University of Washington’s Director of the Center for West European Studies. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Edmonds Masonic Center (downstairs), located at 515 Dayto... »

Verdant to host, ‘What If My Teen Smokes Marijuana’ program on Feb. 23

Verdant to host, ‘What If My Teen Smokes Marijuana’ program on Feb. 23

The Verdant Health Commission hosts a program for parents called What If My Teen Smokes Marijuana on Feb. 23 at the Verdant Community Wellness Center in Lynnwood. The program for parents interested in talking to their teenagers about marijuana and will feature guest speaker Lara Okokoko, MSW, a family therapist specializing in the ways that problematic substance use stresses the family. Okokoko wi... »

Fire District 1 retirement ceremony to honor DeLisle for 40 years of service

Fire District 1 retirement ceremony to honor DeLisle for 40 years of service

Capt. Tom DeLisle will be honored for 40 years of service to the citizens of Snohomish County Fire District 1 at a retirement ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16819 13th Ave. W, Lynnwood. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Parking will be available in the north and east lots of the neighboring Christ the Rock Church. DeLisle, a Lynnwood resident, is a native of South Sno... »

Washington Kids in Transition hosting snack drive on Saturday

Washington Kids in Transition hosting snack drive on Saturday

Washington Kids in Transition, a volunteer organization committed to providing basic needs to homeless children, is celebrating its new storage area by having a drive by snack donation drop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7. The organization’s new storage and packing office is at 610 Main Street in Edmonds. Washington Kids in Transition is on the corner of 6th and Main Street inside the Insura... »

Edmonds Parks & Rec to sponsor annual Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 7

Edmonds Parks & Rec to sponsor annual Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 7

City of Edmonds Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Daddy Daughter Dance from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Edmonds Senior Center upstairs ballroom, 220 Railroad Ave. The event — for daughters and their dads, or a caring adult — includes dancing, a live DJ, and cookies and punch from 6:30-9 p.m. All ages welcome. The $25 fee good for one daughter and one dad; $5 for each additio... »

State health plan information, help at Edmonds Library Feb. 4 and 11

If you have questions about the state health care exchange and what health plans are available to you, help is available the next two Wednesdays — Feb. 4 and 11 — from 3-5 p.m. at the Edmonds Library. According to Library Manager Chy Ross, a representative from Sea Mar Community Health Centers will help people with applications or questions regarding the Washington Healthplanfinder sta... »

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