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Art Walk Edmonds holiday event: Portraits and Santa photos at Ombu Salon

Art Walk Edmonds holiday event: Portraits and Santa photos at Ombu Salon

Art Walk Edmonds Holiday Event! Thursday, Dec. 18 ~ 5-8 p.m. Ombu Salon + Spa 550 Main St. Downtown Edmonds shops and galleries are gearing up for a grand Art Walk Edmonds this Thursday, Dec. 18. Between 5-8 p.m. downtown, all the sparkle and sass of the season will be showcased as proprietors prop open their doors and welcome Edmonds-area celebrants. We are already hearing from many Santa-friendl... »

Reminder: City of Edmonds hosting annual Celebration of Lights fundraiser for youth scholarships

Reminder: City of Edmonds hosting annual Celebration of Lights fundraiser for youth scholarships

In the spirit of giving, light a light this holiday season for someone you love, something you wish for, or in remembrance of a loved one. Each light you light is a donation to the City of Edmonds Youth Scholarship Fund that enables Edmonds’ children to participate in Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services programs who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity. A living fir tree is strung w... »

Reminder: Hop on board Edmonds Holiday Trolley next two Saturdays

Reminder: Hop on board Edmonds Holiday Trolley next two Saturdays

Edmonds’ free Holiday Trolley continues this Saturday and next (Dec. 13 and 20) at noon. The trolley makes 10 stops as it winds through the heart of downtown, on a scenic ride along Sunset Avenue, and past the Edmonds Center for the Arts — before heading back toward town. Each loop will take about 30 minutes, so there will be plenty of chances to hop on board. The trolley runs until 5 ... »

Edmonds Lutheran Church to host ‘Living Well at the End of Life’ class Sunday

Edmonds Lutheran Church is hosting a free community class about how to live well at the end of life by making choices now on health care this Sunday, Dec. 14 at 12:15 p.m. A complimentary light lunch served Among the issues to be discussed: – Who will be your voice if you are unable to speak? – What life-sustaining treatments do you want? – What documents make your choices known ... »

Reminder: Seahawks legends to visit Edmonds Senior Center Friday

Reminder: Seahawks legends to visit Edmonds Senior Center Friday

This Friday — on 12/12 — at noon the Edmonds Senior Center will be hosting a meet and greet at noon with two Seattle Seahawks alumni — Curt Singer and Bob Cryde. The Edmonds visit is part of a larger initiative in which former Seahawks will visit senior centers throughout the Puget Sound region during the holidays. The Edmonds Senior Center is located at 220 Railroad Ave.   »

EWHS fundraiser: Stuff the Goodwill Truck on Saturday, Dec. 13

Seattle Goodwill is partnering with the DECA team at Edmonds-Woodway High School for a unique fundraiser this Saturday, Dec. 13. Clean out your closets, attics and garages of items you don’t need any more and Goodwill will donate $500 for each truck filled from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at the high school’s north parking lot (entrance off 212th Street Southwest near 76th Avenue West). The money ... »

Free family movies continue at the Edmonds Movie Theater Friday

Free family movies continue at the Edmonds Movie Theater Friday

The Mayo family is sponsoring free cartoons and a movie for the family the this Friday December 12th. This is a collaboration with Downtown Edmonds Merchants and the city to encourage shopping local during the holiday season. In addition, many shops will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday night throughout the holiday season. Cartoons “Christmas Classics” starting @ 4 p.m. Elf (PG; 97 minu... »

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House, an organization that helps families in the schools in the Edmonds School District, is looking for volunteers who can help Dec. 12-15 for its annual event. At the Holly House Event, children each receive “a new toy, new pajamas, new socks/underwear, books, stocking stuffers, dental supplies, stuffed animals, hats and scarves, plus more (coats and blankets) if (they) have them.” Holly H... »

Reminder: Mayor schedules final town hall for 2014 — Wednesday at Point Edwards

Rounding out his series of Town Halls for 2014, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled his fourth and final Town Hall Meeting of 2014 for Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Point Edwards Charter Club located at 85 Pine St. in Edmonds. Community members from the Southwest Edmonds area are invited to attend the meeting to discuss current issues, ask questions and provide feedback. Along with ... »

Going to Christmas Ship caroling Tuesday? Warm up at Just Frogs Toads Too open house

Going to Christmas Ship caroling Tuesday? Warm up at Just Frogs Toads Too open house

The Just Frogs Toads Too Amphibian Center will welcome the Argosy Cruise Christmas Ship arrival  with an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Edmond’s Fishing Pier. Just Frogs Toads Too Amphibian Center is at 300 Admiral Way, Suite 104, in Edmonds. Warm up with some hot beverages while waiting for the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship to dock at the Edmond’s Fishing Pier on Tuesday, Dec. 1... »

Giving back: Giving Tree tags still available at Frances Anderson Center and City Hall

Giving back: Giving Tree tags still available at Frances Anderson Center and City Hall

Throughout the holiday season, My Edmonds News will be highlighting charitable organizations or activities that we hope our readers will consider funding as a way of “giving back” to the community. Tags still remain on the City of Edmonds-sponsored Giving Trees at Edmonds City Hall or the Frances Anderson Center — and the deadline to return gifts is Friday, Dec. 12. The tags are ... »

Reminder: Gallery North to host Gifts of Season Artist Reception Sunday

Reminder: Gallery North to host Gifts of Season Artist Reception Sunday

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Westgate Elementary students to star in Missoula Children’s Theater’s ‘Robin Hood’ this Saturday

The Westgate Elementary PSO invites the community to attend a Missoula Children’s Theatre Production of “Robin Hood,” featuring Westgate Elementary students, this Saturday, Dec. 6. Shows are at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $7/adult and $5/student. Westgate Elementary is located at at 9601 220th St. S.W., Edmonds.   »

Reminder: Free family movies at Edmonds Theater next two Fridays

Reminder: Free family movies at Edmonds Theater next two Fridays

The Mayo family is sponsoring free cartoons and movies for the family the first two Fridays in December. This is a collaboration with Downtown Edmonds Merchants and the City to encourage shopping local during the holiday season. In addition many shops will be open until 8pm on Thursday and Friday night throughout the holiday season. Friday, Dec. 5 Cartoons “Christmas Classics” starting @ 4 p.m. A ... »

EWHS Music Boosters Craft Fair set for this Saturday

EWHS Music Boosters Craft Fair set for this Saturday

The Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Boosters’ Annual Craft Fair this Saturday, Dec. 6 will feature over 65 local crafters, artists, cooks and photographers, just in time for holiday gift-giving. Entry and parking is free. Items for sale include Garden Art, Jewelry, Woodcraft, Fine Chocolates, Etched Glass, Children’s Capes, Gourmet Dips, Duct Tape Art, Seahawks logo items, Holiday Decor and More... »

Reminder: Money in Politics Forum coming to Edmonds Wednesday

Did you know that Washington state candidates and committees spent over $80 million on this year’s election? Are you concerned about the influence of money on our political system? Do you hope for a way to turn things around? Come to a community forum on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the Edmonds Senior Center from 7 to 9 p.m. to explore options for reversing the trend toward more prevalent and higher spend... »

Reminder: Drop off Toys for Tots gifts at Edmonds Museum Saturday

Reminder: Drop off Toys for Tots gifts at Edmonds Museum Saturday

A reminder that the Edmonds Museum will stay open until 6 p.m. during the Edmonds Tree Lighting festivities this Saturday, Nov. 29 — and it’s the perfect time to drop off your Toys for Tots gifts. Two U.S. Marines in full dress uniforms will be on hand at the museum Saturday to accept new toy donations — which will help make this year’s holidays special for children who might oth... »

Edmonds to sparkle at Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday

Edmonds to sparkle at Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday

The time-honored holiday tradition of the Edmonds Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Saturday, Nov. 29 at Centennial Plaza in downtown Edmonds. At the Tree Lighting, enjoy refreshments provided by sponsor Shooby Doo Catering, Chase Bank, PCC and the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce. Entertainment includes the Maplewood Middle School Jazz Band, North Sound Church choir, Edmonds Community Children’s Choir... »

Happening nearby: Start off Thanksgiving Day with Turkey Trot and Food Drive

Happening nearby: Start off Thanksgiving Day with Turkey Trot and Food Drive

The first annual Turkey Trot and Food Drive is scheduled for 8 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving Day) at the Interurban Trail in Lynnwood. The 5k Run, Walk, Jog benefits the Lynnwood Food Bank. Pets and strollers also are welcome. Participants will gather at the Interurban Trail, 20100 48th Ave. W./Lynnwood Transit Center/Park-and-Ride. The suggested donation is $15 and non-perishable food ite... »

Downtown Edmonds businesses ‘open late’ through holidays

Downtown Edmonds businesses ‘open late’ through holidays

Ready to shop for the holidays? Edmonds Retail Open Late is a new Facebook page that lists downtown Edmonds businesses that will be open until 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through the holiday season. Here’s the list: »

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