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Introduction to Kids’ Gardening workshop set for Saturday in Edmonds

Introduction to Kids’ Gardening workshop set for Saturday in Edmonds

Floretum Garden Club is sponsoring the “Introduction to Kids’ Gardening” on Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Room 206. Children will learn about planting seeds, transplanting and other garden basics. They will plant something to take home. Teaching the class will be Tess Cayou from the Growing Groceries group, Janice Noe, former c... »

Register now for April 26 March for Babies walk

Register now for April 26 March for Babies walk

According to the March of Dimes, premature babies often spend weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit fighting for life, and often have lasting disabilities due to being born before they are ready. Edmonds’ City Park will be the starting place for the 2014 March for Babies Snohomish fundraising walk, set for Saturday, April 26. David Jaffe, Chief Executive of Swedish/Edmonds, is serving as... »

Drop off donations at Meadowdale HS Saturday for Rotary rummage sale

Happening Saturday, March 22 from 11 a.m.-noon at Meadowdale High School: Do your spring cleaning, do a good deed, and get a tax deduction in the process. The 5th Annual Rotary Club of Lynnwood’s large Rummage Sale is on Saturday, July 12, and the club has already been hard at work collecting donations. The proceeds go back to the South Snohomish area schools as grants for Early Childhood Learning... »

Friends of the Edmonds Library to feature local author Mary Trimble March 27

Local author Mary E. Trimble is the guest speaker at the Friends of the Edmonds Library’s Thursday, March 27 meeting. Join the group for coffee at 1 p.m. followed by the 1:30 p.m. meeting. Trimble, who writes memoir, mainstream, and coming-of-age novels with contemporary western settings, will talk about her memoir “Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps.” The meeti... »

Register now through March 30 for ’6 Weeks to a Healthier You’ program

Register now through March 30 for ’6 Weeks to a Healthier You’ program

Joe Piscatella Registration is now underway for the upcoming 6 Weeks to a Healthier You program, which will take place April 15-May 20 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Participants will learn how improve health habits and manage stress. Lorrie Hermanson recalls a time when getting to her desk at work, on the third floor of a building with no elevator, was a challenge. She had let her health slip... »

FC Edmonds Select soccer tryouts set for March, April

Tryouts for FC Edmonds Select soccer teams are approaching. U10 – U15 will be held the weekend of April 26 and 27 at Lynnwood High School. Tryout times and details for each team are as follows: BU10 Developmental team (birth date must fall between Aug ’04 – July ’05) Kick-around Saturday, April 26 2:30-3:30 p.m. LHS#1 & Sunday, April 27 4:30-5:30 p.m. LHS#2 Coach: David... »

Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club presents ‘Chickens in your garden?’ Saturday

Reminder: Edmonds Floretum Garden Club presents ‘Chickens in your garden?’ Saturday

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club will be hosting its third Saturday Workshop on Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m.-noon.  Bea Randall, Master Gardener and current president of the Evergreen District of the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs, will be presenting “So, You are Thinking of Having Chickens in Your Garden?” Randall will show slides illustrating her humorous, but instructiv... »

Tuesday speaker at Edmonds Kiwanis: ‘Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss’

Tuesday speaker at Edmonds Kiwanis: ‘Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss’

Shari Storm, author of “Motherhood is the New MBA: Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss,” is the featured speaker at the Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Tuesday. The meeting begins at noon at the Pancake Haus, located at 530 5th Ave. S. in Edmonds. For information on the author, visit Storm’s website. »

Award-winning novelist Peter Mountford visits EPIC on Monday

Award-winning novelist Peter Mountford visits EPIC on Monday

Peter Mountford,winner of the Washington State Book Award for ‘A Young Man’s Guide to Late Capitalism,’ speaks at EPIC Group Writers this Monday at 11 a.m. in the Edmonds Library. The event is free although seating is limited to the first 20 people. Mountford said his talk will be on ‘The Wisdom of Ambivalence’ and the “value of complexity in storytelling – complex characters, plots, sentenc... »

Don’t miss the Cat in the Hat Saturday

Don’t miss the Cat in the Hat Saturday

The Cat in the Hat will pose for photos and read to any children who stop by the Edmonds Bookshop on Saturday, March 8 from 2 to 3 p.m. The event is a part of a literacy drive throughout the month of March. To encourage new books donations to children in Washington state who have no new books in their homes, the Edmonds Bookshop will give a 20 percent discount throughout the month for any books pu... »

Edmonds CC offering free electronics recycling March 15

Instead of collecting and wondering what to do with that outdated electronic equipment, why not get rid of it? Edmonds Community College will offer free electronics recycling to the public 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the college, 20000 68th Ave. W. Signs will be provided from the entrance at 68th Ave. W and 200th St. S.W. Download the college’s parking lot map at www.edcc.edu/parking.... »

Artfully Edmonds: Annual DeMiero Jazz Fest comes to town March 6-8

Artfully Edmonds: Annual DeMiero Jazz Fest comes to town March 6-8

DeMiero Jazz Fest Evening Programs Feature: Dee Daniels, Thursday night, March 6 at 7 p.m. Kathy Kosins & the Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, Friday night, March 7 at 7 p.m. Soundsations, Saturday night, March 8 at 7 p.m. Location: Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds, WA This year the DeMiero Jazz Fest will open its evening program with jazz singer Dee Daniels. Friday’s progr... »

Author Ingrid Ricks to speak at Edmonds Rotary Club March 4

Author Ingrid Ricks to speak at Edmonds Rotary Club March 4

Seattle-based author, speaker and essayist Ingrid Ricks will speak at the March 4 Rotary Club of Edmonds meeting. Her topic will be “Embracing the Now, and Making it Count.” Ricks’ books include “Hippie Boy: A Girl’s Story,” her New York Times bestselling memoir about growing up in a dysfunctional Mormon family—and finding escape, adventure and hard-earned wisdom on the road. Ricks’ essays and sto... »

Edmonds Sons of Norway to hold pancake breakfast, bake sale March 1

The Edmonds Sons of Norway Lodge is hosting its first pancake breakfast and bake sale of the year this Saturday, March 1 from 7:30 a.m. – noon at the Edmonds Masonic Center, 515 Dayton St. Breakfasts are a hearty portion of Norwegian pancakes with strawberries and syrup, ham, juice, coffee, tea and milk. Cost is $7 and kids under 5 are free. Enjoy live music; kids can participate in free folk danc... »

Reminder: Friends of Edmonds Library to meet Thursday

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. for coffee, followed by the 1:30 p.m. guest speaker Debra Dill from Edmonds Park and Recreation. Dill will talk about the city’s flower program. The meeting is at the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free. You can learn more about the Friends at edmondslibraryfriends.org. »

Driftwood’s Keith Gehrig speaks at EPIC on Monday

Driftwood’s Keith Gehrig speaks at EPIC on Monday

Keith Gehrig of Driftwood Players will speak at EPIC Group Writers on Monday at 11 a.m. in the library. Gehrig provided this bio: “I have been the Office Manager for the Driftwood Players for 9 years as well as a member of Driftwood since 1993. A Lighting & Set Designer by training with a BA from San Jose State University in Technical Theater, I am also an actor, singer, dancer, director... »

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club to meet Feb. 24

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club will hold its General Meeting on Monday, Feb. 24, at the Brackett Room, Edmonds City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. A brown-bag lunch, social hour and bake sale starts at 11 a.m. There will be a horticultural presentation on The Dunn Gardens, and the main program begins at 1 p.m., featuring Culinary Herbs by Master Gardener Joan Helvacka. Anyone interested in the Edmonds Fl... »

Reminder: STEM Expo scheduled for Saturday

Reminder: STEM Expo scheduled for Saturday

The second annual STEM Exposition, celebrating student research and design in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math will be from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Feb. 22 at Edmonds-Woodway High School. The event will showcase projects by students in grades 4-12 in the Edmonds School District. For more information see the Edmonds Public Schools & Alumni website. »

Reminder: Edmonds CC Foundation annual gala auction set for Saturday

Reminder: Edmonds CC Foundation annual gala auction set for Saturday

The Edmonds Community College Foundation’s 28th annual fundraising auction and dinner is set for this Saturday, Feb. 22, and will feature two well-known figures in the Seattle foodie scene — chef Josh Henderson of Huxley Wallace Collective and chocolatier and Edmonds CC distinguished alumna Autumn Martin, owner of Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery. Henderson and Martin will oversee the gala event’... »

Floretum Garden Club to hold Saturday Pruning Tips workshop Saturday

The Edmonds Floretum Garden Club will be having its second event in this season’s series of Saturday Workshops Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. until noon. Sally Wassall, Master Gardener Emeritus, will present “Pruning Tips for the Home Garden” with a focus on fruit and flowering shrubs. She will cover basic practices for a variety of plants appropriately pruned at this time of year. Wassall... »

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