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Edmonds Kind of 4th festivities: What you need to know

Edmonds Kind of 4th festivities: What you need to know

July 4th Schedule of Events: 10 a.m. Beat Brackett 5K (Starting at City Park, 3rd Avenue South and Walnut Street)     11:30 a.m. Children’s Parade (Starting at 5th Avenue South and Walnut Street) Noon Main Parade (Starting at 6th Avenue and Main Street) If you can’t attend the parade, remember that My Edmonds News will be streaming both the children’s and main parades  live o... »

July 3 last day to enter Edmonds in Bloom Garden Competition

July 3 last day to enter Edmonds in Bloom Garden Competition

The last day to enter the Edmonds in Bloom Garden Competition is July 3. Gardeners in ZIP codes 98020 and 98026 may enter their gardens in the 2015 Garden competition. Pick up entry forms at the Frances Anderson Center, Garden Gear or the Log Cabin in Edmonds. Or enter online at www.edmondsinbloom.com. Single-family homes, apartments, townhouses — all are welcome. Those with veggie/ fruit ga... »

Reminder: Register now for July 4’s Beat Brackett 5 K Fun Run/Walk

Reminder: Register now for July 4’s Beat Brackett 5 K Fun Run/Walk

The ninth annual 4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk that precedes the Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July Parade has a new name and new features. The event is now called the “Beat Brackett 5K” in honor of Edmonds founder George Brackett. Also new this year: The race will be electronically timed using RFID chips on each runner to provide accurate and quick results. Runners who opt in will receive a performance... »

Reminder: Meadowdale Mavericks Youth Basketball Camp set for July 6-9

Reminder: Meadowdale Mavericks Youth Basketball Camp set for July 6-9

The Meadowdale Mavericks’ 20th annual basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-9 is set for July 6-9 at Meadowdale High School. The camp is open to any incoming K-9th grade boys and girls who want to enhance their understanding of the game of basketball, and learn the importance of fundamentals, hard work and teamwork. It’s open to all skill levels, and individual attention will ... »

Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club workshop set for June 27

Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club workshop set for June 27

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club has scheduled a workshop on Saturday, June 27 —  a garden information station, ASK US…WE GROW — from 10 a.m. to noon at Fabric of Life, 519 Main St. Club members will be on hand to answer questions about gardening. »

20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour set for July 19

20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour set for July 19

The 20th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour has been scheduled for 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 beautiful gardens whose intimate charm and natural beauty speak to the attention lavished on these quiet sanctuaries,” an announcement from Edmonds in Bloom said. “From an ar... »

Reminder: Time to enter the Edmonds in Bloom Garden Competition

Reminder: Time to enter the Edmonds in Bloom Garden Competition

Edmonds in Bloom is encouraging gardeners to enter the annual Garden Competition. Pick up the 2015 entry forms at the Frances Anderson Center, Garden Gear or the Log Cabin in Edmonds. Or enter online at www.edmondsinbloom.com. Gardeners in ZIP codes 98020 and 98026 are eligible. The gardens must be visible from the street or alley. Single-family homes, apartments, townhouses — all are welcom... »

What’s new at the Edmonds Museum Summer Market: Opening Day Saturday!

What’s new at the Edmonds Museum Summer Market: Opening Day Saturday!

This Saturday, June 20, we open the 21st year of the Edmonds Summer Market. As we are opening one week earlier than usual, we want to thank all of the residents of Edmonds who have made this such a wonderful summer tradition. Returning this season are many of our favorite family farmers, like Caruso Farm, Flying Tomato, Collins Family Orchards, Tonnemakers, Martin Family Orchards, Youngquist and H... »

Art lovers, rejoice: Edmonds Arts Festival set for June 19-21

Art lovers, rejoice: Edmonds Arts Festival set for June 19-21

58th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival Friday – Sunday June 19 – 21 Frances Anderson Cultural Center 700 Main St., Edmonds The 58th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival kicks off next Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m. and runs through Sunday evening, June 21. The festival is filled with fun for all ages and includes art, entertainment, food vendors, a Student Art Exhibit, and Kids Create area. There is no admission c... »

Sound Transit seeks public input on system expansion

Sound Transit seeks public input on system expansion

Sound Transit is planning for the next round of system expansion to increase mobility for people throughout the Puget Sound Region. The Sound Transit Board is seeking input on a draft list of projects to be considered possible candidates for a ballot measure to fund the next round of regional mass transit investments. After collecting input on the Draft Priority Projects List, the board will ident... »

Sponsor spotlight: Opening night for ‘Boeing Boeing’ at Driftwood Friday

Sponsor spotlight: Opening night for ‘Boeing Boeing’ at Driftwood Friday

Friday, June 12 8 p.m. Boeing Boeing By Marc Camoletti Directed by Ted Jaquith Driftwood Players Wade James Theatre 950 Main St. “It’s Paris, it’s the jet age, he’s young and in love – three times over!” Winner of the 2008 Tony Award, Best Revival of a Play, “Boeing Boeing” is a 1960s farce that features self-styled bachelor Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each beautiful a... »

Reminder: Open house for Fifth Avenue Veterinary Clinic Saturday

Reminder: Open house for Fifth Avenue Veterinary Clinic Saturday

My Edmonds News sponsor Fifth Avenue Veterinary Clinic is hosting an open house from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, June 13 at the clinic, 310 5th Ave. S. A reception will follow from 6-8 p.m. Meet Dr. Chris Garg and his team and take a tour of the hospital. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 425-412-3314 or email reception@fifthavenuevet.com. »

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Beat Brackett’ 5K fun run to kick off July 4 festivities

Sponsor spotlight: ‘Beat Brackett’ 5K fun run to kick off July 4 festivities

A warm welcome to our new sponsor, the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, sponsoring the ninth annual 4th of July “Beat Brackett” 5K Fun Run/Walk. The run has been renamed the “Beat Brackett 5K” in honor of Edmonds founder George Brackett. Also new this year: The race will be electronically timed using RFID chips on each runner to provide accurate and quick results. Runners who opt in will r... »

Reminder: ‘Frozen’ among movie highlights in Saturday’s Disney Dreams concert

Reminder: ‘Frozen’ among movie highlights in Saturday’s Disney Dreams concert

Sno-King Community Chorale will present its Ticket to Broadway: Disney Dreams concert in two performances Saturday, June 6 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The concert — at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 6 – will feature best-loved Disney songs, old and new, including numbers from “Frozen,” “Cinderella,” “Snow White,” “Aladdin” and “The Little Merma... »

Genealogy 101 for Beginners class offered in Lynnwood Saturday

Sno-Isle Genealogical Society offers Genealogy 101 for Beginners this Saturday, June 6, 10-11 a.m., at the Genealogical Research Library, 19827 Poplar Way, Heritage Park, Lynnwood. This free class is offered the first Saturday of each month. No registration. Drop-ins welcome. Info: 425-775-6267 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. »

Local expert in Edmonds June 4 to discuss hemp, its history and future

Local expert in Edmonds June 4 to discuss hemp, its history and future

“Let’s dispel one myth right off the bat,” says industrial hemp expert and Edmonds resident Joy Beckerman. “Hemp and marijuana may come from the same botanical plant — Cannabis sativa — but they are two completely different things.” Beckerman has been a leader in the industrial hemp movement for more than 20 years. Today she serves as the regional represen... »

Edmonds sewer replacement project to begin June 8

Edmonds sewer replacement project to begin June 8

The City of Edmonds 2015 Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project is scheduled to begin construction the week of June 8. The project will replace or repair existing sewer lines at four different locations within the city. The project locations are: · 9th Avenue South from Alder Street to Walnut Street and Walnut Street from 9th Avenue South to 96th Avenue West. · Brookmere Drive (north/south segment) fr... »

Reminder: New book by Scriber Lake HS students chronicles their struggles, determination; signing event Tuesday

Reminder: New book by Scriber Lake HS students chronicles their struggles, determination; signing event Tuesday

A group of students at Scriber Lake High School in Edmonds have published a powerful true story collection about the hardships and struggles they’ve endured, and their determination to move forward with their lives. “We Hope You Rise Up” is described as “a revealing collection of true personal stories about abandonment, teen pregnancy, homelessness, addiction, abuse, depression, ... »

Reminder: 228th Street Southwest improvement project to begin Tuesday; public meeting Thursday

Reminder: 228th Street Southwest improvement project to begin Tuesday; public meeting Thursday

Traffic delays and pedestrian detours should be expected in the area of 228th Street Southwest when the corridor Improvements project gets underway Tuesday, May 26, with work continuing into 2016. For the safety of construction workers, traveling public and pedestrians, drivers are advised to use caution when driving throught the construction zone. A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday,... »

Reminder: 33rd annual Memorial Day ceremony set for Monday at Edmonds Cemetery

Reminder: 33rd annual Memorial Day ceremony set for Monday at Edmonds Cemetery

The public is invited to attend the 33rd Annual Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium, 100th Avenue West and 15th Street, one block north of the Westgate QFC. The event will take place rain or shine and is approximately one hour long. This year is the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, the end of WWII in the Pacific. The observance will fe... »

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