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Reminder: Edmonds Police Foundation to host Edmonds Night Out Tuesday, July 29

Reminder: Edmonds Police Foundation to host Edmonds Night Out Tuesday, July 29

The Edmonds Police Foundation will be hosting Edmonds Night Out this Tuesday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at the Francis Anderson play field. Edmonds Night Out is an offshoot of the National Night Out, an annual event held to bring police and community together in an attempt to combat crime. Robin Heslop, former head of Crime Prevention in Edmonds, started this event as a grassroots effort that she orga... »

Garage sale July 25-27 to benefit Fabric of Life Foundation

Garage sale July 25-27 to benefit Fabric of Life Foundation

Fabric of Life Foundation is the beneficiary of a garage sale this Friday-Sunday, July 25-27, in Edmonds. The “Preview” is Friday, 4-7 p.m. $3 donation, get first pick. The remaining sale hours are: Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Address is 18622 84th Ave. W., Edmonds, 98026 For questions or directions, contact Rina at rina@fabricoflife.org or Mary at ... »

Artfully Edmonds Brief: A few seats remain for Book-It Arts Enrichment Camp at ECA

Artfully Edmonds Brief: A few seats remain for Book-It Arts Enrichment Camp at ECA

Kids!! What if you could bring a book to life? Edmonds Center for The Arts (ECA) has just a few seats left for Book-It Repertory Theatre’s “Investigate, Adapt, Act!” Summer Arts Enrichment Camp – so maybe you can!! This exciting week long camp begins this coming Monday, July 28 for ages 7-11. The camp will run Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3.p.m.. With “Book-It” students will dig into the juicy parts of a... »

Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House needs volunteers for Shoe Sorting Party on Saturday, July 26

Holly House, a non-profit children’s holiday gift program, is in need of volunteers to sort, size and box 1,600 pairs of shoes. The Shoe Sorting Party will be from 1:30-5 p.m., Saturday, July 26 at Armadillo Storage (230031 Highway 99 in Edmonds). Check in at the office to get through the gate – the attendant will tell you where to go. For more information call 425-673-0526. Holly House provides g... »

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

Shakespeare at City Park Sunday; steel drum band at Hazel Miller Plaza Tuesday

Two upcoming performances of note in downtown Edmonds: the first Sunday, July 20, at  Edmonds City Park, featuring the Summer Concerts series presents Wooden O production of Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” starting at 3 p.m. Edmonds City Park is located at 3rd Avenue South and Pine Street. The City of Edmonds will announce whether the performance is canceled due to rain 30 minutes prior t... »

Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour set for this Sunday

Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour set for this Sunday

The 2014 Edmonds in Bloom self-guided garden tour is set for this Sunday, July 20 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., featuring seven of the most beautiful gardens in Edmonds and Woodway. Gardens range from a tranquil woodland garden, to a touch of Italy in Edmonds, to a garden that serves as a medium for art, and a backyard wildlife sanctuary that has quail. Tickets are $15 each and will be available the first ... »

Reminder: ‘Walk Back in Time’ Cemetery Tour Thursday celebrates Edmonds history

Reminder: ‘Walk Back in Time’ Cemetery Tour Thursday celebrates Edmonds history

You’re invited to ‘Walk Back in Time” at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium on Thursday, July 17, for a guided tour celebrating “Remarkable Women in Edmonds History.” According to the tour announcements, you’ll hear “stories of courage, hardship, accomplishment, romance, perseverance, tragedy, kidnapping and a bear story or two.” Edmonds Cemeter... »

Classic Car Show returns to Highway 99 Saturday

Classic Car Show returns to Highway 99 Saturday

An annual tradition benefiting local charities, including the Edmonds Food Bank, the Classic Car Show returns to the TOP Food/Dick’s Drive-In parking lot at 220th Street Southwest and Highway 99 Saturday morning. Late registrations for the show, which runs from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.., will be accepted Saturday morning; cost is $25. Among the registered cars, according to organizer Al Rutledge: a 192... »

City of Edmonds to cut ribbon Tuesday for City Park playground

City of Edmonds to cut ribbon Tuesday for City Park playground

The City of Edmonds is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 8 for the playground portion of the City Park Play and Spray Revitalization project. As we covered in our story here, the city’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department used a “Community Build” model last month to install a new playground at the park, located at 3rd and Howell, that involved mor... »

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Concours d’Elegance set for Lynnwood Golf Course July 12, auction July 11

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Concours d’Elegance set for Lynnwood Golf Course July 12, auction July 11

Note: A video highlight of what you can see at this year’s Concours can be found on My Edmonds News TV here. The 7th Annual Concours d’Elegance at The Wood, sponsored by Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club, is set for Saturday, July 12, from 1-5 p.m. This event is on the 18th fairway at the Lynnwood Golf Course, and will feature 60-plus hand-picked classic, sports and muscle cars. The featured mar... »

Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July 2014: What you need to know

Edmonds Kind of Fourth of July 2014: What you need to know

From a fun run/walk, to parades, to a firefighters waterball competition, to evening entertainment and fireworks, Friday is definitely an Edmonds Kind of 4th! Here are all the details of one of our community’s signature events, sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce and made possible through the support of the Hazel Miller Foundation. 5K Fourth of July fun run/walk at 10 a.m. through histori... »

Reminder: Time to register for Edmonds 4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk

Reminder: Time to register for Edmonds 4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk

Online registration is now open for the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce’s 8th annual Edmonds 4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk. Attracting over 500 participants, the 5K Fun Run/Walk is the perfect kick-off to a full day of 4th of July festivities taking place in the heart of historic downtown Edmonds. Although walkers and runners of all ages, speeds and abilities are welcome, for those with a competit... »

State Attorney General to speak at Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary meeting July 1

State Attorney General to speak at Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary meeting July 1

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will be the featured presenter at the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers breakfast meeting on Tuesday, July 1. Ferguson will provide an update on major initiatives and cases for his offices, as well as answer questions about issues affecting Edmonds and surrounding communities. Guests are welcome to attend, although RSVPs are encouraged by noon Monday... »

How does your garden grow? Time to enter it in Edmonds in Bloom competition

How does your garden grow? Time to enter it in Edmonds in Bloom competition

Summer is coming and so are the flowers. Be sure to enter your garden in the Edmonds in Bloom Garden competition. Interested gardeners can pick up the 2014 entry forms at the Frances Anderson Center, Bountiful Home, Edmonds Library, Garden Gear, the Log Cabin Or enter online at www.edmondsinbloom.com. Gardeners in zip code 98020 and 98026 are eligible. The gardens must be visible from the street o... »

City welcomes volunteers to help with City Park play equipment installation Friday-Sunday

City welcomes volunteers to help with City Park play equipment installation Friday-Sunday

The City of Edmonds is seeking volunteers to help with the installation of playground equipment at downtown City Park, starting this Friday through the weekend The installation is the first phase of a new look for the city’s oldest park, which is located at Third and Pine. According to City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director Carrie Hite, the city first adopted a master plan for... »

Celebrate the arts in downtown Edmonds this Father’s Day Weekend

Celebrate the arts in downtown Edmonds this Father’s Day Weekend

The 57th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival kicks off at 10 a.m. Friday, June 13 and runs through Sunday evening June 15, at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. 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 charge for this popular three-day event. Enjoy and purchase artwork from more tha... »

Port of Edmonds to celebrate National Marine Day, boat launch renovation June 14

Port of Edmonds to celebrate National Marine Day, boat launch renovation June 14

The Port of Edmonds is celebrating National Marina Day with food, fun and jazz Saturday, June 14 at the public plaza. Also happening at 11:30 a.m. that day is the ribbon cutting and inauguration of the Port’s public boat launch renovation and upgrades, at 458 Admiral Way.   »

Reminder: Public invited to free Business Expo in Edmonds Saturday

Reminder: Public invited to free Business Expo in Edmonds Saturday

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce is spreading the word on shopping local in a new way by showcasing local service businesses. On Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the public is invited to the third annual Business Expo free of charge. The event is at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 4th Ave. N. Business Expo 2014 showcases more than 35 local service providers and gives visitors a chance t... »

Reminder: Edmonds Pet Fest set for Firdale Village Saturday

Reminder: Edmonds Pet Fest set for Firdale Village Saturday

The Puget Sound Pet Business Network is sponsoring the second annual Edmonds Pet Fest, scheduled from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Firdale Village Shopping Center.  Proceeds from the event benefit two local rescue organizations — Ginger’s Pet Rescue and Rescue Every Dog. Pets on leashes are welcome to attend this event, which includes pet adoptions, vendor booths, demonstrations, r... »

Artfully Edmonds in focus: Avenue B Jazz Quartet to perform Thursday night — and all summer long

Artfully Edmonds in focus: Avenue B Jazz Quartet to perform Thursday night — and all summer long

Thursday, June 5 ~ 7-9 pm Romeo’s Restaurant 21110 76th Ave. W., Edmonds Thursday night . . . and Beyond . . . It’s Jazz! Avenue B Jazz Quartet – the “Alive and Well” Tour Summer of 2014! Artfully Edmonds has the pleasure of bringing to your attention the gig schedule for Avenue B Jazz Quartet. Thursday, June 5 the quartet will be appearing at Romeo’s Restaurant in Edmonds from 7-9 pm.... »

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