Event Alert

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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

Ticket sales open for Cascadia Art Museum private event

Ticket sales open for Cascadia Art Museum private event

  It is not often a world-class museum opens in town, so art lovers are advised to grab their tickets early for Cascadia Art Museum’s private gala on Sept. 10. Tickets went on sale Friday for the inaugural event for the museum located in Edmonds’ Salish Crossing. You can watch the countdown to the opening here on My Edmonds News. Tickets to the opening and museum details at Cascad... »

It’s here: What you need to know about A Taste of Edmonds 2015

It’s here: What you need to know about A Taste of Edmonds 2015

The 33rd annual A Taste of Edmonds runs this Friday-Sunday, Aug. 14-16, at Civic Playfield, 310 6th Ave. N. The event will include 35 food booths, more than 70 arts and crafts booths, and a children’s area with inflatable rides, pony rides, rock wall, a giant slide, water balls, Euro bungee, the Frog Zone, model hydroplane racing and free craft activities. Here’s your guide to the sights, so... »

Yost Pool Belly Flop and Cannonball contest set for Sunday

Yost Pool Belly Flop and Cannonball contest set for Sunday

It’s back this Sunday, Aug. 16: the annual Belly Flop and Cannonball contest at Edmonds’ Yost Pool. Cost is $5 for participants and $1 for spectators, with all proceeds benefiting swim programs at Yost Pool and the YMCA. The Belly Flop contest runs from 6-7 p.m., followed by an outdoor movie night from 7:40-9 p.m. Sign up at Yost Pool front desk.   »

Upcoming free nutrition education classes at Verdant

Upcoming free nutrition education classes at Verdant

Verdant is offering the following free nutrition classes at its Community Wellness Center, 4710 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. To register, visit verdanthealth.org Food Truths: Busting Popular Nutrition Myths Wednesday, Aug. 19 6:30-7:30 p.m. Description: This fast-paced, fun and factual class will answer your burning questions on nutrition that you have always wanted to know! Join Registered Dietitian... »

Reminder: City of Edmonds’ 125th Anniversary celebration Tuesday

Reminder: City of Edmonds’ 125th Anniversary celebration Tuesday

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... »

Sneak peek: Art + Wine Walks coming to Edmonds

Sneak peek: Art + Wine Walks coming to Edmonds

More details to come, but Art Walk Edmonds is shaking it up for the months of August, September, October and November with a series of Art + Wine Walks presented by Windermere Edmonds WA. The first event is Thursday, Aug. 20 from 5-8 p.m. Pre-purchase tickets for $25! Day of tickets are $30 (if not sold out). You can learn more and buy tickets here.   Wine walk wines can be purchased at Arist... »

Reminder: Bump Kitchen brings funk sound to City Park Sunday

Reminder: Bump Kitchen brings funk sound to City Park Sunday

Bump Kitchen brings its heavy funk, soul and blues sound to Edmonds City Park Sunday from 3-4 p.m., part of the free Edmonds Arts Commission’s Summer Concerts series. Bump Kitchen’s musical recipe? “A base of Heavy Funk, a sprinkle of Soul and a dash of Blues mixed with subtle hints of R&B and Latin Spice,” says the city announcement. The band has been playing together for over 10 ... »

Fabric of Life to host French Discussion Group meeting Aug. 11

Fabric of Life to host French Discussion Group meeting Aug. 11

Fluent French speakers and novice beginners are invited to a French Discussion Group Organizational meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 6-7 p.m. at the Fabric of Life, 519 Main St., Edmonds. Are you a Francophile who wants to parler en Français once a month? C’est très important que you know this is not a class. Il est très informel. We drink wine. We grignotez finger snacks. Nous sommes aimabl... »

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

Reminder: 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 ... »

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