Event Alert

First ever Snohomish County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome awareness this Saturday

First ever Snohomish County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome awareness this Saturday

The Down Syndrome Association of Snohomish County is holding its first Buddy Walk this Saturday, Sept. 28 — one of over 250 Buddy Walk events planned in cities across the U.S. in upcoming weeks to celebrate October’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month. The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society to promote acceptance and inclusion of all people with Down syndrome. The... »

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

Meadowdale boys basketball feeder program hosts tryouts on Oct. 5

The Meadowdale Maverick Boys Feeder Program will have tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Meadowdale High School. The program is for players in grades 5-8. It is designed to give young players, who will be attending Meadowdale High School, the opportunity to play together and develop through the program’s system. Each team will participate in the Wesco Youth Basketball League and play in several tourname... »

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Register now for Edmonds Street Scramble, set for Oct. 25

Attention runners, cyclists and walking enthusiasts: Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Edmonds Street Scramble on Saturday, Oct, 25. With a special map as your guide, find as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out. How many can you find in 90 minutes? Or three hours? Discover hidden treasures you’ve never seen. Work in teams or tackle it solo. Run, walk or bike. It’s up to you. At S... »

Feet First Walks presents Edmonds walk Tuesday

Feet First Walks presents Edmonds walk Tuesday

Feet First, a local nonprofit working to ensure all communities in Washington are walkable, is hosting an Edmonds waterfront walk at 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday, Sept. 16, starting and ending at the Edmonds Train Station. The closest cross street is Dayton and Railroad Avenue, and the group will meet on the platform along Dayton Street. (There is plenty of parking nearby in the Sound Transit lot, Harbo... »

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

Artfully Edmonds: Time to raise the curtain on 2014-15 performance season

It’s that time of year — when Edmonds raises the curtain on its upcoming performance arts schedule. And we have a dazzling 2014-15 lineup waiting in the wings – and already on stage – with The Phoenix Theatre leading the way with its early season opener, “Rumors” by Neil Simon. The Driftwood Players will follow in quickstep with its upcoming offering, “Night Watch” by Lucille Fletcher, a dra... »

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair

If you’re looking for something fun to do the next couple of weekends, Sound Transit has an idea for you. Ride the Sounder Train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Enjoy a relaxing ride and forget the hassles of freeway driving and paying for parking. Trains run on Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup, including Edmonds. Take a free shuttle between ... »

Reminder: Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Wednesday groundbreaking

Reminder: Community invited to celebrate Swedish Edmonds Wednesday groundbreaking

To mark a half-century of health care service to the community and the groundbreaking for Swedish Edmonds’ largest expansion in 40 years, the community is invited to a celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. The celebration will take place on the east side of the hospital, the future site of a $63.5 million expansion to the existing hospital campus. Celebration activities will include: &#... »

Port of Edmonds to begin work on 2015 budget

The Port of Edmonds will begin work next week on its 2015 budget and citizens are invited to attend any of the following meetings, starting at 7 p.m.: Sept. 8: Commission Workshop to discuss 2015 Budget Baseline Conditions, Property Taxes, Economic Development Budget Oct. 13: Commission Workshop to discuss 2015 Preliminary Operating Budget, 2015 Preliminary Capital Budget, Public Comments Oct. 27:... »

Reminder: Earling Town Hall meeting set for Sept. 11 in Highway 99 neighborhood

Reminder: Earling Town Hall meeting set for Sept. 11 in Highway 99 neighborhood

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled a second Town Hall meeting for Thursday, Sept. 11, this time in the Highway 99 neighborhood. The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the new Community Health Center of Snohomish County located at 23320 Hwy. 99 in Edmonds. Community members from the Highway 99 area are invited to attend to discuss current issues relating to the neighborhood, ask questions... »

Racing memorabilia to be auctioned off at Sunday’s Edmonds Classic Car Show

Racing memorabilia to be auctioned off at Sunday’s Edmonds Classic Car Show

At the Edmonds Classic Car Show this Sunday, Sept. 7, you can not only drool over some beautiful vehicles, vote for your favorites and have a blast with the family; this year you can own a piece of vintage racing memorabilia. The stars of the Edmond’s Cackle Thunder are donating personal race memorabilia signed by the likes of Herm Petersen “The Northwest Terror”, Jerry King, Mr. Jr Nitro, B... »

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening in Edmonds Oct. 2

Boys and Girls Club to sponsor ‘Miss Representation’ screening in Edmonds Oct. 2

The Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County will present a screening of the film “Miss Representation” followed by a panel discussion at the Edmonds Center For The Arts on Thursday, Oct. 2. Cost is $25 and includes a 5:30 p.m. social hour and a 6:30 p..m. film viewing, followed by a panel discussion. The purpose is to raise funds that will provide, according to the Boys and Girls Club ... »

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Sept. 2

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Sept. 2

The Kiwanis Club of Edmonds will host Snohomish County Executive John Lovick at its noon meeting Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Pancake Haus, 530 5th Ave. S. in Edmonds. Lovick is running for election to the County Executive post he was appointed to following Aaron Reardon’s resignation in 2013. He served in the State Legislature and also spent 31 years as a Washington State Trooper. More recently,... »

Reminder: Pacific Little League’s Welcome Home Celebration Wednesday at Lynndale Park

Reminder: Pacific Little League’s Welcome Home Celebration Wednesday at Lynndale Park

Pacific Little League’s Welcome Home Celebration for its 2014 Northwest Region Champions and the first-ever team to play in the Little League World Series is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 27 at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood. The players welcome and a brief ceremony will start shortly after 6 p.m. The public is invited to meet the players and coaches, who are from both Edmonds and Lynnwood. Bring a cha... »

Local photographers spread their wings leading up to Bird Fest

Local photographers spread their wings leading up to Bird Fest

Birds are the subject of several shows around Edmonds during the month leading up to Puget Sound Bird Fest, which takes place Sept. 5-7. The Frances Anderson Center and the Edmonds Library both have exhibits by local photographers that will run through Sept.12. The photos showcase a variety of birds and their habitats in and around Edmonds, including the Edmonds Marsh and waterfront. The following... »

Volunteers sought for the Heart of Edmonds Schools and Community Heartsafe Project

Volunteers sought for the Heart of Edmonds Schools and Community Heartsafe Project

The Heart of Edmonds Schools and Community Heartsafe Project is looking for students, teachers, community members and businesses interested in helping to promote its project. A volunteer meeting is scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 18 at the Aloha Cafe, 6808 196th St. SW. in Lynnwood. The goals of the Heart of Edmonds School District and Community Heart Project are to educate the community on hear... »

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K

Register now for Oct. 4 Celebrate Schools 5K

Registration is open for the 6th annual Celebrate Schools 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Alderwood Mall. This year, the event will be an offical City of Lynnwood Festival. if would like to form a team to directly support your school, you can learn more here. The event is sponsored by the Foundation for Edmonds School District (formerly the Edmonds Public Schools Foundation).   »

Want to learn more about solar? Two open houses coming up next week in Edmonds

Want to learn more about solar? Two open houses coming up next week in Edmonds

Thinking about putting solar on your roof? Join Solarize South County at one or both of the following Solar Open Houses: – Wednesday, Aug. 27, 4-7 p.m., 838 Fir St., Edmonds – Saturday, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-noon, 23025 74th Ave. W., Edmonds Solar experts will be there to answer questions and you can see a system live. This is a low-key way to learn more about why now is the best time to inv... »

Reminder: Floretum Garden Club Zucchini Contest Saturday

Reminder: Floretum Garden Club Zucchini Contest Saturday

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Zucchini Contest this Saturday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. in the Community Room at Coldwell Banker Bain 108 5th Ave. S., Edmonds. Prizes will be awarded for the Biggest, Prettiest and Ugliest in each of three divisions: under age 11, 12-18 and over 18. »

Holly House needs volunteers for clothes sorting party in Edmonds

Holly House needs volunteers for clothes sorting party in Edmonds

Holly House, which runs a non-profit children’s holiday gift program, is having a clothes sorting party on Monday, Aug. 25. Volunteers are needed prepare clothes for the Holly House event in December. The Party will be from 6-9 p.m. at Armadillo Storage in Lower C Building  (23031 Highway 99 in Edmonds). Light snacks will be provided. Contact Holly House Executive Director Pam Martinez at pjkringl... »

SeaJazz concerts continue at Port of Edmonds through mid-September

SeaJazz concerts continue at Port of Edmonds through mid-September

SeaJazz, featuring award-winning musicians from the Edmonds School District, continues on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons on the Edmonds waterfront near the marina through mid-September. Concerts will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 20, 27 and Sept. 3, 10, 17 and Sunday afternoons from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17, 24, 31 and Sept. 7 and 14. »

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